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Bars & Pubs - Sun 29 Mar

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 - 05 Feb-29 Mar

Until the end of March, Hamer Hall’s upper terrace is being transformed into a lush green and white al fresco bar. Bar Blanc is a slice of the French Riviera, but with a backdrop of Melbourne’s city...

Bars & Pubs - 17-31 Mar

Australian craft beer Quiet Deeds is commandeering the taps at this Fitzroy favourite for all of March. Step up to the bar and try their pale ale, India pale ale, Session pale ale, IPA or Vanilla Porter....

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