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Let the good times roll like a bocce ball

When it comes to providing the fun, Mr Wow’s can do no wrong. The most party-ready of the Thank You, Come Again stable, this Smith Street retreat draws the hordes for hotly contested ping-pong, pool and bocce matches. This isn’t the place to go for a wanky, pages-long cocktail list or 20 beers on tap. Instead, gather a group for jugs of rum-sloshed cocktails, bottles of Pikes Pilsner or Red Duck Amber Ale, or a wallet-friendly glass of wine from the short, sharp list. 

Hell, if you’re really keen to celebrate that win on the bocce court, you might want to splash out on a bottle of Champagne, but we reckon your cash might be better spent on snacks from the food truck out back, fuel for another round of pool, or dancing once the DJ kicks off.

Updated on 4 Dec 2015.

By Sarah Gamboni   |   Photos by Graham Denholm

Mr Wow's Emporium details

97B Smith St, Fitzroy 3065

Telephone 03 9419 2992

Nearby Stations: Collingwood

Price per person including drinks Up to $50

Cash only – no credit cards

Open Mon-Sat 5pm-1am; Sun 4pm-1am

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