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

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

Open till midnight

BWS: Swanston Street
Someone found your secret stash of rainy-day tinnies? Fortunately BWS is open until 11pm every night. Daily until 11pm.

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

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

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. 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. Daily until midnight.

Richmond Hill Cellars
If the wine runs out between dinner and dessert then the Richmond Hill Cellars guys have your back. They'll get you restocked in a hurry. Mon-Wed 10am-9pm; Thu 10am-10pm; Fri, Sat 10am-11pm; Sun 10am-10pm.

Star City Liquor Store
This inner-city liquor store stays open until the witching hour on the nights when it counts most. Sun-Thu 11am-11pm; Fri, Sat 11am-midnight.

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

The Rising Sun Hotel: Richmond
Richmond’s Rising Sun Hotel will dole out take-home booze until 1am, seven nights a week. 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. Daily until 3am.

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.

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?

The Wigs Cellar
These guys offer free delivery within the CBD and your beverage is guaranteed to arrive within the hour so you best have some glassware handy.

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.

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Updated on 16 Dec 2014.

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