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Bars & Pubs - Sat 28 Mar

Come get to know Wilma (the giant gin copper still) before she moves to her new distillery home in July. Four Pillars Gin Distillery in Warrandyte are holding four 90-minute masterclasses which will teach...

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 - 27-28 Mar

For two nights only, Collingwood’s Forester's Beer and Music Hall will be putting its 50 beer taps in Feral Brew’s capable hands, meaning brew-lovers can sample 32 different Feral beers on tap. This...

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Ba Charlie

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

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Harry Hall

Malvern gets a wine bar… without the wine snobs

Bar Exuberante

Bar Exuberante

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

Romeo Lane

Romeo Lane

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

Black Market

Black Market

Fitzroy’s pop-up wine bar serving shaker fries and fried chicken has a mind to stick around

Trumpy

Trumpy

A laid-back haven for beers, cocktails, music and snacks

Vamos

Vamos

A little party from Latin America at the top of Chinatown

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Doc Martin's

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

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Pilgrim

Fed Square has just added another bar on the river

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