Make like Bill Murray in Lost in Translation and swill whisky at the House of Suntory Exclusive Takeover at Hihou. The iconic...Hihou, 1 Flinders Ln, Melbourne
Want to feel like you've just come back from skiing on the slopes? Well now you can, thanks to Munich Brauhaus's Après Ski Party. Kicking off...Munich Brauhaus, 45 South Wharf Promenade, South Wharf
The kitchen at The Post Office Hotel is undergoing some much-needed TLC at the end of the month, so they have called in their favourite food truck...The Post Office Hotel, 229-231 Sydney Rd, Coburg
What do you do when you’ve got six unused backpacker rooms in the middle of the city? The Carlton Club’s answer is to mentor six groups of...Carlton Club, 193 Bourke St, Melbourne
For a fortnight leading up to boutique liquor festival Top Shelf, some of Melbourne's best bars will be shaking things up and bringing prices...Around Melbourne , Around Melbourne, Melbourne
Ronnie Di Stasio is a legend. Art lover. Lady admirer. A man of the old school of hospitality who knows when to cross a palm with a free drink,...31 Fitzroy St, St Kilda
For the last decade, the Black Pearl has rocked Melbourne’s socks off harder than any other bar in town. The formula is simple: great cocktails,...304 Brunswick St, Fitzroy
Disclaimer: Gerald Diffey ’s a good friend of Time Out ’s, and much of what we love about Brooks, the CBD restaurant opened by Diffey and...115-117 Collins St, Melbourne
There aren’t a lot of bars that embody the tenets of hospitality as well as Gerald’s. That’s because there aren’t a lot of booze dons like...386 Rathdowne St, Carlton North
Push the buzzer, wait patiently, and when you’re collected from the door, try, try to enter Hihou with a level of decorum that’s fitting....1 Flinders Ln, Melbourne
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