Time Out Melbourne

When the liquor cupboard is bare head to one of Melbourne's late night bottle shops

BWS: Swanston Street

Someone found your secret stash of rainy day tinnies? Fortunately BWS is open until 11pm every night. Melbourne.

Open: Daily until 11pm

Clarinda Cellars

Rocking the suburbs, Clarinda Cellers will ensure that even a late-night, house party drop-in doesn’t mean you have to show up empty handed. Clayton.

Open: Daily until midnight

Duncan's: Melbourne

You’ve got until midnight to get your beverages off old mate Duncan. Melbourne.

Open: Daily until midnight

The Evelyn Hotel

It's all about cheap pots and great gigs at the Evelyn, but if you want to host an after party then they'll also do off-license sales until midnight. Fitzroy.

Open: Daily until midnight.

The Exford Hotel

Right in the thick of the CBD, the Exford Hotel bottle shop stays open until 3am every night of the week. Melbourne.

Open: Daily until 3am. 

Late Night Bottle Shop

The name says it all. The “Late Night Bottle Shop” serves your desired poison in take-away form until the wee hours of the morning. Carlton.

Open: Mon-Sat until 3am; Sun until 1am. 

Liquorland: Russell Street

You have until 11pm on Fridays and Saturdays to cash in those shopper docket deals for some cut-price wine at Liquorland. Melbourne.

Open: Sun-Wed 11am-9pm; Thu 11am-10pm; Fri, Sat 11am-11pm

McCoppins: Fitzroy

Finding a bottle-o that is open after 9pm on a Sunday is a trick in itself. But thanks to McCoppins we have two to rely on in Fitzroy and Abbotsford. Fitzroy.

Open: Daily until midnight

The Railway Hotel: Windsor

The gang at the Railway Hotel know their audience well. They supply hoards of late night Chapel St revellers with party fuel at all manner of ungodly hours -they never close. Windsor.

Open: 24 hours

Richmond Hill Cellars

If the wine runs out between dinner and dessert then the Richmond Hill Cellars guys have your back. They can get you restocked in a hurry as long as you get in before 11pm on a Friday and Saturday night. Richmond.

Open: Mon-Wed 10am-9pm; Thu 10am-10pm; Fri, Sat 10am-11pm; Sun 10am-10pm

The Rising Sun Hotel: Richmond

Richmond’s Rising Sun Hotel will dole out take-home booze until 1am, seven nights a week. Richmond.

Open: Daily until 1am

Riversdale Hotel

The Riversdale Hotel’s Thirsty Camels is an oasis for Melbourne’s late night punters who are keen to kick on at home. Hawthorn.

Open: Daily until 3am

Star City Liquor Store

This inner city liquor store stays open until the witching hour on the nights when it counts most. Melbourne.

Open: Sun-Thu 11am-11pm; Fri-Sat 11am-midnight


Don't want to put on pants? Get it delivered

Babu Bar Burger With Balls

Delivering until 11pm every night of the week, Babu Burger can also supply a range of beers and wines to accompany those hunger-busting burgers. Windsor.

Café Romantica

We love that this joint delivers food orders until three in the morning, but did you know they will also bring you booze until 11pm? Brunswick East.

The Wigs Cellar

These guys offer free deliver within the CBD and your beverage is guaranteed to arrive within the hour so you best have some glassware handy. Melbourne.


Operating from 2pm-2am daily, Liquorun lets you order your booze online and get it delivered for a fee of $7.50 or $12.50 before or after 11pm respectively. Melbourne.


Who won the bar awards?

First published on . Updated on .

The Dining Club

The Dining Club

Make the most of the silly season with food and drink pairings

Nixi Killick

Nixi Killick

Bend the rules for your chance to win a range of great prizes

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