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Bars & Pubs - Sun 21 Dec

Flinders Lane’s historic boutique hotel may have undergone a substantial refurbishment recently, but for many, it will always be known as “that hotel with the rooftop pool”. And for good reason –...

Bars & Pubs - Sun 21 Dec

Ignoring the fact tomorrow is Monday, head on down to Acland Street Cantina for some Mexican fun. Sip on cocktails, sangria, tequila and Mezcal. Get in the groove with resident Mal-P and friends blasting...

Bars & Pubs - Sun 21 Dec

Hola! Get in the Mexican spirit on Sundays at the Newmarket Hotel with $20 sangria jugs and $10 Margaritas. You won’t have to drink on an empty stomach, though; you can get four tacos for $20. As you...

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