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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...

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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

Harry Hall

Harry Hall

Malvern gets a wine bar… without the wine snobs

Ba Charlie

Ba Charlie

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

Pilgrim

Pilgrim

Fed Square has just added another bar on the river

Doc Martin's

Doc Martin's

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

Black Market

Black Market

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

Romeo Lane

Romeo Lane

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

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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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Craft beer crawl

Craft beer crawl

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

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Laneway bars

Laneway bars

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Outdoor eats

Outdoor eats

No need to sacrifice a quality meal for a sunny spot: here are five places that can offer both

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