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Bird's Basement

Closes in 19 min: 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Open today: 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Fantastic place

We spent Saturday night at birds basement Love the venue It’s small and intimate yet professional... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
Somewhere for us oldies to go to enjoy music

Had a great evening seeing Jeff Duff performing the hits of David Bowie. Great night with family... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Karratha, Australia
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  • Average7%
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  • Terrible1%
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Birdland in Melbourne is called Bird's Basement.After 32 years of operations, for the first time Birdland extends it’s banner outside New York to Melbourne. Melbourne is very proud to be the host of Bird’s legacy. Since it opening its doors, this...more
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Hours Today: 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
11 Singers Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Central Business District
+61 1300 225 299
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We spent Saturday night at birds basement Love the venue It’s small and intimate yet professional musicians

Thank stefanier497
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great evening seeing Jeff Duff performing the hits of David Bowie. Great night with family for husbands 60th. All patrons were our age and all enjoyed the concert. Took me back many year, but atmosphere was lacking the smokey haze, but it certainly...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Went on a Sunday - quiet atmosphere but very enjoyable. We booked it last minute, but for a quiet evening we should have just showed up and avoided the booking fee. We arrived 45 minutes before the advertised start time and got an excellent seat....More

Thank sulaimancharlesn
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We went to Birds’ Basement for the first time tonight, open to the experience, given the recent mixed reviews. Wow. Loved it. Booked dinner and show combined tickets. We were seated right by the piano. We did arrive about 45 mins before the show. Our...More

Thank Rebecca L
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Karise was not showcased well by this venue. The venue holds promise but we were dismayed by the treble high pitch acoustics (at the far end of the venue), that until we highlighted were not noticed by sound crew half way through the show, the...More

Thank debra scollard s
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

A very disappointing experience indeed. Came to see an Internationally acclaimed performer for Bird's Supper Show. After booking a month or so in advance to be certain of our seats, and also staying at Bird's hotel, on the evening of the show we discovered slipped...More

Thank Kym M
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Wow! My wife and I were impressed with the meal and service. We had booked a two course dinner show. You can also have three courses or just come for the show only. The beef was very tender and tiramisu excellent. We had a bottle...More

Thank Garry632015
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic evening here mostly due to the artist Yolanda Brown. I was disappointed when we first arrived as we were not aware that the venue is a first come first served basis for seating. The booking site left us believing we were in...More

3  Thank Richard S
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Live music in Melbourne is a joy and this venue is a great example. Terrific program of local and international performers, excellent sound and good view angles to the stage. You can opt for dinner and show, or just drop by for the music and...More

2  Thank Ningaui
Reviewed 16 February 2018

We loved it last time we went but the night with Renee Geyer was a big, big disappointment. Renee started an hour late and was grumpy. Overly priced food was served hours after we ordered and was cold. We booked weeks earlier a table for...More

Thank kathleenryan1616
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Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways
tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary
feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the
city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
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