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Bars & Pubs - Sat 22 Nov

This year, a mini bar crawl sets the scene for the annual celebration of tiki culture. Proceedings set sail from the Beaufort with stalls, food and, naturally, mai tais. At 5pm the contingent drifts down to...

Bars & Pubs - 19-22 Nov

Bombay Sapphire has created a unique pop-up experience in a North Melbourne warehouse that pairs ten gin cocktails with ten tapas-style dishes by chef (and MasterChef host) Gary Mehigan. The cocktail...

Bars & Pubs - 30 Oct-30 Nov

November is all about the Spring Racing Carnival, and that means there are always bubbles flowing somewhere. So for the whole month, Fatto Bar & Cantina are hosting the outdoor Veuve Clicquot Airstream...

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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

Black Market

Black Market

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

Polepole

Polepole

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

Joanie’s Baretto

Joanie’s Baretto

Beer, wine and aperitivi are front and centre at Thornbury’s new Italian boozer

Pilgrim

Pilgrim

Fed Square has just added another bar on the river

Oak and Steel

Oak and Steel

By night, Soldier on Espresso morphs into a wine bar

Cantina Bar

Cantina Bar

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

Mr Scruff's

Mr Scruff's

Collingwood gives you another reason to stay up late

Trumpy

Trumpy

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

Cabinet Bar

Cabinet Bar

Cabinet is in session for all your casual drinking needs

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