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Bars & Pubs - Sat 30 May

Ardbeg has won a slew of awards for its infamously peaty flavour, and has been named 'Scotch Whisky of the Year' by Jim Murray's Whisky Bible for three years running. It’s distilled on a small Scottish...

Bars & Pubs - Sat 30 May

Guinness and oysters may not be the most obvious of pairings, but to the Irish, this one's a classic. The Last Jar is paying homage to the Galway International Oyster and Seafood Festival in Ireland by...

Bars & Pubs - 25-31 May

May 25-31 is World Class Cocktail Week, when you can appreciate the craft of a classic cocktail or expertly mixed drink through a series of curated events hosted by Australia’s best bars and restaurants....

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Lulie St Tavern

Lulie St Tavern

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

G&Tea Gin Garden

G&Tea Gin Garden

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

Bar Exuberante

Bar Exuberante

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

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

Romeo Lane

Romeo Lane

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

Pilgrim

Pilgrim

Fed Square has just added another bar on the river

Harry Hall

Harry Hall

Malvern gets a wine bar… without the wine snobs

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Melbourne Bar Awards

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Bar of the Year

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

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CBD bar crawl

Discover some of the best drinking that the CBD has to offer

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Rooftop bars

Rooftop bars

For beers and sun and moonlight and wine, these are our favourite rooftop bars right now

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Outdoor eats

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