Time Out Melbourne

This event has finished

Three star bartenders, an evening of top-notch cocktails and all for a good cause. What's not to like?

The smell of smoke on the Melbourne breeze this Monday was a sobering reminder that summer heat-waves have slightly more drastic consequences than back sweat and Fitzroy pool becoming a hipster soup. Fires rock the rural landscape every year. So often, in fact, that unless a natural disaster of Black Saturday proportions grabs our attention, it can be too easy to forget that the need for donations to fund firefighting services and rebuild is constant. So, this Thursday, EDV will be waving a cocktail shaker at you in an effort to assist the Victorian Bush Fire Appeal.

The evening will see the bar host three international heavyweight bartenders: Nathan Merriman from the Club at London’s Ivy; Steve Schnider of New York’s Employees Only (which won best cocktail bar at the 2011 Tales of the Cocktail awards in New Orleans), and Roman Soltan, can shaker for the Artesian bar at the Langham, London.

Each will do an hour shift each at the bar, offering up two signature cocktails to the scrutiny of Melbourne booze hounds. And the best part is that all profits, tips and donations from the drinks will go to help a very worthy cause.

Fighting fire with liquor – it’s smarter and a whole lot more delicious than it sounds.

EDV's Bushfire Appeal fundraiser details

Address
1 Malthouse Ln, Melbourne 3000

Telephone 0412 825 441

Transport
Nearby Stations: Flinders Street; Parliament; Jolimont

Date Thu 21 Feb 2013

Open 6-9pm

EDV map

Report a problem with this page

Restaurants and bars nearby

Tonka

15m - This joint was once Michael Delaney’s bump-and-grind nightclub Honky Tonks...

Terra Rossa

37m -   Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, there is always a good time...

More restaurants and bars nearby

Other venues nearby

Architext

49m - The best bookstore for architecture, urban design and landscape books.

Pugnacious George

65m - Outfitter to Melbourne's gentlemen of distinction, Pugnacious George is...

Cherry Bar

65m - Cherry Bar is rock and roll. Period. The hallowed ground of all Melbourne's...

More venues nearby

You might also like

Best dishes

Best dishes

The very best things we put in our mouths this month

Readers' comments, reviews, hints and pictures

Community guidelines

blog comments powered by Disqus