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Bars & Pubs - Wed 08 Jul

Make like Bill Murray in Lost in Translation  and swill whisky at the House of Suntory Exclusive Takeover at Hihou.  The iconic Japanese distillery has brought their brand of omotenashi...

Bars & Pubs - 08-11 Jul

Following last year's sold-out success, Bombay Sapphire and celebrity chef Gary Mehigan have teamed up again for a three-week pop-up bar championing gin cocktails and inventive food pairings. Residing in...

Bars & Pubs - 08-12 Jul

Forget hiding under your doona mourning the loss of Game of Thrones – instead, warm up this winter with Jerk roast corn, goat curry and enough Dark ’n’ Stormys to upend a snowman. Our favourite gin...

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Lulie St Tavern

Lulie St Tavern

The flashiest thing about this laid-back bar is its blue neon sign outside

Aloha Sailor

Aloha Sailor

A basement bar that promises eternal sunshine of the tiki kind

G&Tea Gin Garden

G&Tea Gin Garden

The Rum Diary’s leafy little sister has a thing for gin, and so do we

Ba Charlie

Ba Charlie

There’s nothing shy and retiring about the drinks and snacks on offer at Prahran's newcomer

Bar Exuberante

Bar Exuberante

Matthew Bax's new venture takes high concept to a new level

Pilgrim

Pilgrim

Fed Square has just added another bar on the river

Harry Hall

Harry Hall

Malvern gets a wine bar… without the wine snobs

Doc Martin's

Doc Martin's

Aperitifs and digestifs will cure what ails you at this fashionable new spot

Romeo Lane

Romeo Lane

A cocktail bar that is actually about you, not how many tricks are up the bartender’s sleeve

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