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Bars & Pubs - Wed 27 May

Ascend the staircase at the back of Saint Crispin to find their bar, Thomas Olive , where a four-course dinner devised by chef Joe Grbac will be served in the private dining room to celebrate the pairing...

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....

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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Lulie St Tavern

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

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

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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

Romeo Lane

Romeo Lane

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

Harry Hall

Harry Hall

Malvern gets a wine bar… without the wine snobs

Doc Martin's

Doc Martin's

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

Pilgrim

Pilgrim

Fed Square has just added another bar on the river

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