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Bars & Pubs - 19 Sep-31 Oct

Oktoberfest is coming to Melbourne. For six weeks Munich Brauhaus will be celebrating the Bavarian tradition with Jägermeister parties, bier tapping and drain the keg Sundays. Wear your lederhosen, dine on...

Bars & Pubs - 20 Sep-25 Oct

Oktoberfest at Hophaus Southbank’s new Bavarian beer hall is holding ‘hoptoberfest’ with imported Bavarian brews and entertainment...

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Oak and Steel

Oak and Steel

By night, Soldier on Espresso morphs into a wine bar

Pilgrim

Pilgrim

Fed Square has just added another bar on the river

Polepole

Polepole

Exit the Kitten Club; enter the East African-inspired cocktail bar with banging bar snacks

Mr Scruff's

Mr Scruff's

Collingwood gives you another reason to stay up late

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Trumpy

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

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Cabinet Bar

Cabinet is in session for all your casual drinking needs

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The café’s out and the bar is in at this Tex-Mex corner of St Kilda

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Luxembourg

A European union of natural wine and stylishly simple eats

Forgotten Worlds

Forgotten Worlds

It’s all about the drinking games at this humble bar in Collingwood

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