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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...

Bars & Pubs - 26-30 Aug

Forget hiding under your doona mourning the loss of Game of Thrones – instead, warm up this winter with Jerk roast corn, goat curry and enough Dark ’n’ Stormys to upend a snowman. Our favourite gin...

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Aloha Sailor

Aloha Sailor

A basement bar that promises eternal sunshine of the tiki kind

Port of Call

Port of Call

A spice trade-inspired bar bringing island vibes to a dry part of town

Boilermaker House

Boilermaker House

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

Union Electric

Union Electric

The Empire is marooned in the East at this Chinatown cocktail den

Lulie St Tavern

Lulie St Tavern

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

Ba Charlie

Ba Charlie

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

Doc Martin's

Doc Martin's

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

Bar Exuberante

Bar Exuberante

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

Harry Hall

Harry Hall

Malvern gets a wine bar… without the wine snobs

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Melbourne Bar Awards

Bar of the Year

Bar of the Year

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

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Craft beer crawl

You can now do the ultimate beer crawl without even raising a sweat

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