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Testing Grounds

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Testing Grounds reborn

I dropped into testing grounds again recently. OMG it has been completely reborn. Gone is that ad... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
ian c
Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
Melbourne ur wonderful

Revisited my cosy corner that was testing grounds, wow it's all been completely reborn. Check out... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2016
ian c
Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
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24 May 2017
“Testing Grounds reborn”
28 Nov 2016
“Melbourne ur wonderful”
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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

I dropped into testing grounds again recently. OMG it has been completely reborn. Gone is that ad hoc pop up vibe which didn't quite make the cut due to the increasing artistic, theatrical demands on the site. There are now four stages, studios or whatever....More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank ian c
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Revisited my cosy corner that was testing grounds, wow it's all been completely reborn. Check out on web and see what's doing. Open Free Licensed

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank ian c
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Very refreshing venue combining the above with additional services like a bar. Some weekends they show movies as well. Can recommend !

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Inge342
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

I stumbled across this oasis by accident behind the arts centre. Great reuse of abandoned space. Just visit anytime. Or look up website to see activities day and night. They welcomed my dog too.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank ian c
Reviewed 9 February 2015

Attended a family wedding celebration at Testing Grounds on Saturday night. What a fantastic and unique setting it was! Relaxed atmosphere with delicious, gourmet food trucks on site. Once the sun went down and the lights of the city came on, with the Arts Centre...More

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank Nikki W
Reviewed 22 September 2014 via mobile

Chanced across this open air space with generous northerly aspect - brilliant in the spring sunshine. The expresso was A1.

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Reviewed 29 April 2014

An open area with crate pellets as tables and seating area with a taco and burger truck serving food. Child and pet friendly as well. The burgers were good and so were the tacos at low price. Abit of an artsy place but hey, it...More

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank Hustla
Reviewed 9 March 2014

The outdoor setting has a semi-industrial, reused materials feeling that works well. Sitting on stacked wooden pallets, we enjoyed a nice micro-brew under the stars. When we went it was practically empty, but I hear it's pretty popular on other nights. The re-used shipping container...More

Date of experience: March 2014
Thank matthew608b
Reviewed 10 January 2014

This is a good use of wasted space in an inner urban landscape. nestled on an empty lot, next to busy City Road it has been turned into a usable, family friendly public space. They serve drinks from a converted shipping container, and several pop...More

Date of experience: January 2014
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