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Bars & Pubs - 25 Jul-07 Aug

For a fortnight leading up to boutique liquor festival Top Shelf, some of Melbourne's best bars will be shaking things up and bringing prices down, by offering a special Top Shelf drink at the retro price...

Bars & Pubs - 01 May-31 Aug

Bluebonnet Barbecue is edging itself closer to the city, taking up a four-month residence at The John Curtin Hotel  from 1 May. Nine different meats from brisket to belly are on offer, as are craft...

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Lulie St Tavern

Lulie St Tavern

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

Boilermaker House

Boilermaker House

Drink like a 19th century steel worker at EDV's new shrine to whisky

Aloha Sailor

Aloha Sailor

A basement bar that promises eternal sunshine of the tiki kind

Bar Exuberante

Bar Exuberante

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

G&Tea Gin Garden

G&Tea Gin Garden

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

Harry Hall

Harry Hall

Malvern gets a wine bar… without the wine snobs

Romeo Lane

Romeo Lane

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

Doc Martin's

Doc Martin's

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

Ba Charlie

Ba Charlie

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

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Impress your best girl, or guy, at this classic cocktail bar

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