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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 - 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

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

Romeo Lane

Romeo Lane

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

Doc Martin's

Doc Martin's

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

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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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Melbourne bar crawls & tours

Craft beer crawl

Craft beer crawl

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

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Melbourne's best bars

Rooftop bars

Rooftop bars

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

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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