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Bird's Basement

11 Singers Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 1300 225 299
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the music

On Sunday night we had a blast - beautiful sophisticated club - the expresso martinis were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
SwanvalleyMelbourne
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melbourne
A Great Venue

Our first visit to Bird's Friday night to hear the fantastic Nestor Torres. What a great night... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
Lois k
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Melbourne
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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 vinue has been the host of music legends. Here music comes first, but the quality of food and service are close second. Ticket price varies.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 18:00 - 00:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
11 Singers Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Central Business District
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+61 1300 225 299
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On Sunday night we had a blast - beautiful sophisticated club - the expresso martinis were fantastic - we just drank and ate and listened to live music - it was so much fun - was relaxing -just what I needed - Wow wow wow...More

Thank SwanvalleyMelbourne
Birdsbasement, General Manager at Bird's Basement, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Your kind review captures the essence of our venue, thank you! We will pass this to our staff. Looking forward to hosting you again soon. Management

Reviewed 6 August 2017

Our first visit to Bird's Friday night to hear the fantastic Nestor Torres. What a great night - Bird's is a first-rate venue, artists, food, service and ambience. Loved it, it deserves to succeed.

Thank Lois k
Birdsbasement, General Manager at Bird's Basement, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

That's great that you enjoy!... We hope to see you again soon! Management

Reviewed 12 May 2017

Excellent in every way! Location, atmosphere, meals and artists.It was our first visit (after Bennetts Lane closed) and we look forward to many more visits. It is made even more special because it is intimate and you are seated close to the stage. Staff are...More

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Birdsbasement, Manager at Bird's Basement, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Thank you for a great review! ... We will share this with our staff. We are looking forward to welcoming you back soon. Management

Reviewed 25 April 2017

Great attentive staff, amazing sound in the venue and can see the stage well from any spot you're in. We had seats just in front of the bar and was perfect! Didn't have dinner here, but it smelt good on the table next to us!

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Birdsbasement, Owner at Bird's Basement, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2017

Thank you for your great review. We trust you will try our menu next time, your further feedback will be appreciated. Warmest Regards. Albert Dadon AM Owner

Reviewed 24 April 2017

We love going to Birds basement to see various groups in a good atmosphere. We won't eat here again though as the main courses were stodgy.More

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Birdsbasement, Owner at Bird's Basement, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Thanks for your review and feedback and am disappointed by your comment but not surprised re the food. I presume you came to the venue a while ago?... We had since an overall review of the kitchen about 4 weeks ago and decided to let...More

Reviewed 24 April 2017

Have been many times and always amazed at the talent performing and the venue offers good quality viewing and listening up close..

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Birdsbasement, Owner at Bird's Basement, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2017

Thank you for your ongoing support. The program this coming winter season will warm Melbourne... Great place to spend your winter nights. Your review will be passed to our staff. Warm Regards. Albert Dadon AM Venue owner

Reviewed 24 April 2017

I live in Perth and have been coming to Birds Basement since it first opened, of course I pick the international gigs that I want to see, I've seen quite a few and never been disappointed, the clubs without doubt Australia's best, seating, acoustics and...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2017

The décor, the lighting, the acoustics, the talented musicians, the table staff, the friendly bar staff and the amazingly delicious meals are all as excellent as each other. I cant recommend it highly enough! If you love cosy, intimate music venues...GO! If you love great...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2017

Melbourne'so number 1 jazz venue featuring local and international acts also has forays into blues and comedy. . The foods is great and reasonably priced. A awesome night out

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Birdsbasement, Owner at Bird's Basement, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2017

Thank you for your review. I will be passing your good comments to our staff. And thanks for your own going attendance. The program this winter will be warming Melbourne. Warmest Regards. Albert Dadon AM Venue owner

Reviewed 23 April 2017

Very unique venue, everywhere has a good seat in this intimate club. Staff are friendly and focussed. We are making this our local, enjoying both the wide range of music offerings as well as the comedy nights. Big personal bonus os the start times, 8pm...More

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Birdsbasement, Owner at Bird's Basement, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2017

Thank you for a great review, The only reason for starting now at 8:30pm is to give the service a little bit more room, this has relaxed everyone. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Warm Regards. Albert Dadon AM Venue owner

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