Bar/ Clubs in Melbourne

THE 10 BEST Melbourne Clubs & Bars

Clubs & Bars in Melbourne

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  • Rodney C
    1 contribution
    Had a great night here best cocktails and games. well looked after by staff. Tessa was most attentive and helpful.
    Written 14 March 2021
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  • Skeney57
    Sydney, Australia21,976 contributions
    A visit to Young & Jacksons has become, to me, a ritual happily fulfilled on every visit to Melbourne. Sometimes just one pint, others several, it all depends on the time & what has transpired before? On this visit I was happy that several blokes who had not previously seen Cleo, after my heads up they did just that , headed upstairs and viewed her. A great Melbourne local & always a friendly, funny visit with lots of laughs.
    Written 10 November 2023
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  • 45SaddleRoadSVenues
    Garston, New Zealand17 contributions
    Great atmosphere, amazing selection of whiskeys, and knowledgeable staff. Highly recommend not only for whiskey drinkers as there's a range of other drinks.
    Written 4 October 2023
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  • Petra S
    3 contributions
    Amazing music, delicious food, fantastic atmosphere, efficient amd friendly staff - an excellent and world class music venue absolutely will go again
    Written 20 November 2023
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  • kayedavis254
    melbourne33 contributions
    The food here is amazing large portions & a big variety on the menu owners & staff are very friendly resonably priced happy hour as well
    Written 24 November 2023
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  • Jeffry b
    Essendon, Australia13,836 contributions
    Section 8 is a casual bar, it's a popular place to hang out. The bar is in Tattersalls Lane, off Little Bourke Street, in the heart of Chinatown. It's not fancy, but it's well-liked by the inner-city trendy crowd.
    Written 27 June 2023
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  • Jeffrie T
    Melbourne, Australia672 contributions
    Better at Happy Hour
    $10.00 Espresso Martini.
    The interior need an upgrade. JT-Aug 2019.

    Pre-movie ... drinks & nibbles ....

    Can be difficult to find a table if you are in a big group, but it's quite a convenient place to hang out pre-movie ... lots of options for food and coffee outside, along Lygon St though.

    Outdoor verandah with a view. JT-16/10/2017.
    Written 5 August 2019
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  • Swell Traveller
    Melbourne, Australia3,769 contributions
    December 2019
    My friend and I decided to check out this new venue in the heart of the atrium, Federation Square. You can't miss it as there is a giant yeti in the window. The staff are super nice and attentive.

    I will be upfront in saying that place is really expensive and there are hidden costs. You would be best in buying one of the packages as it helps lessen the costs. We got the basic entry which itself was over $30 but included one cocktail. We then we decided to buy 2 digital photos after and they were an additional cost.

    Kudos to the safety measures taken to keep you safe and warm - boots, socks, waterproof/insulated poncho and gloves. The place to store your belongings isn't that safe - no lock but is right in front of the front desk, so I guess its safe...even when they are attending to you... there is surveillance inside and outside the iceberg. You are not allowed to take in your cameras or mobiles.

    Once inside the ice bar, it takes a while to regulate your breathing and acclimatise. There are ice sculptures inside, including a GOT chair and a gorilla. You can have your photos taken while holding hashtag signs and themed hats you can wear by pressing the buttons scattered around the room on the walls. They are run by a timer so you can see the flashing lights on the cameras facing you so you can choose a pose and be ready in time.

    The cocktails are presented in cool ice goblets and are not for the faint hearted as they are strong [yay]- loved my rum cocktail, though I cannot remember its name.

    Tips:
    If you can find a voucher for this place it will help with the cost.
    Go on a hot day, we did, was great.
    Written 18 February 2020
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  • Tommo
    Melbourne, Australia49,663 contributions
    We booked a table on the rooftop bar at The Imperial Hotel.

    Whilst it’s only 2 levels up and didn’t offer spectacular views like other higher based rooftop bars the atmosphere was very pleasant with views towards Parliament and Paris end of Collins St. Also great to be outdoors in these covid times.

    We didn’t dine here but did enjoy a drink.
    Written 2 January 2022
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  • Michelle N
    Melbourne, Australia440 contributions
    Very nice cocktails. Quite pricey but understandable because the views are spectacular and they don’t want people just coming up to see the views and only buying one drink. Will return again. Recommend the Lamington cocktail
    Written 27 March 2022
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  • Prusas236
    Rolleston, New Zealand36 contributions
    What a great find! Popped in here for a pre-dinner drink on a Saturday night. Great cocktail menu and fantastic cozy atmosphere.
    Written 17 July 2023
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  • AJLwanderer15
    Wallan, Australia20 contributions
    Quite noisy on entry and as we were having a multi-generational family dinner I was a little worried. We were seated around the corner where the music was at a pleasant volume and conversation flowed. Wait staff were polite and attentive, food very nice and the Christmas decor gave festive cheer. On the whole a very satisfying experience.
    Written 28 November 2021
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  • wintercolleen
    Canberra, Australia210 contributions
    First time there and did 18 holes. I liked the second course more than the first. More tv theme and the artwork holes were cool.
    Written 27 October 2023
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  • Lachlan T
    Melbourne, Australia4 contributions
    Comfortable booth seating, good stage view from Section D booth 7. Noticed people sitting in balcony seating in front of us found it hard to face their chairs towards the stage. Well recommend to get booth seating in the back of the booth. Chairs for front booth seating right in front of you.
    Written 7 July 2023
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  • Kapy T
    Darwin, Australia53 contributions
    Another laneway pub in Melbourne CBD. Despite being a little hidden it’s very well known and definitely worth the effort. From a standing beer in the cobblestone laneway outside, a drink and feed inside the cozy wood panelled bar or an amazing steak in the steak restaurant upstairs this Melbourne icon is a gem. Two of us popped in for a steak at short notice and the staff couldn’t have been more accommodating. Now the steaks, a400 gm porterhouse and a 350gm eyes fillet just melted in the mouth with some blue cheese sauce and delicious potatoes topping them off. Wonderful overall experience.
    Written 3 December 2023
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