Nightlife in Central Business District

THE 10 BEST Nightlife in Central Business District (Melbourne)

Nightlife in Central Business District

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  • MacFarnsworth
    Bend, OR429 contributions
    Very cool intimate jazz club in the heart of CBD Melbourne. Seven piece jazz band with three horns, piano, base, drummer and leader, Chris Johnstone on guitar. I booked a comfortable seat on the side and had a great view of the musicians. Sound was fantastic and small pizza was delicious. Will definitely go back on my next trip to Melbourne.
    Written 22 February 2024
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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, Australia21,983 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 Zealand18 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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  • errol m
    Melbourne, Australia63 contributions
    Saw Wendy Mathew’s tonight and she and the band killed it.
    Staff at Birds were great as was the ordering at your table for food or beverages.
    Written 1 February 2024
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  • Susan B
    Perth, Australia215 contributions
    Hubby loves his whiskey, so a visit here was high on our priorities for our trip to Melbourne.

    Staff were great, letting us know where the free seats were when we arrived. Huge whiskey choice naturally.

    I don’t drink whiskey, but took one for the team - with my first Whisky Sour. Pretty darn good.

    A must visit!
    Written 9 November 2023
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  • Keith s
    Melbourne, Australia2 contributions
    It’s not a Beaty but the vibe music DJ is outstanding only the cool can withstand the que you have a good dance there and just get it to the grove
    Written 28 December 2023
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  • Gill S
    10 contributions
    MC was great. Four comedians - two were very good, two okay. A good night out, good value for the ticket price. Had a good pub meal beforehand.
    Written 20 August 2022
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  • AnnieJuly
    Gold Coast, Australia472 contributions
    We were delighted to visit this bar on a hot Melbourne Summer day!! While we intended to sit in the rooftop area - it was a very warm day and the dark & cool area downstairs was way more enticing!!! The barman was very helpful and friendly (not sure of his name but he was originally from Hobart)!! The ‘Lola’ drink was out absolute favourite (in fact we intend to go back (in our very short stay here) to get another one!!! The ‘Gimlet’ was lovely & refreshing but ‘Lola’ was the favourite for us!
    We loved the vibe & the cooling mist on the hot day!!!
    Written 13 December 2023
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  • Tommo
    Melbourne, Australia50,307 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, Australia454 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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  • Pinkholidayman
    Amersham, UK374 contributions
    Great food I had the steak sandwich twice in 5 days! Huge choice of beers and lagers staff were great as was the music outside area but not a lot of sun
    Written 13 February 2024
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  • wintercolleen
    Canberra, Australia222 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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  • MysterySteve
    Melbourne, Australia204 contributions
    I spent another fantastic evening with friends at Cabinet Bar & Balcony last night.

    As ever, the service was very attentive, the cocktails were inventive and tasty, the food was good and well presented.

    In sum, this is a 5 ⭐️ venue!
    Written 17 January 2024
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  • Carolyn B
    4 contributions
    We had a great afternoon recently when we did the Hidden Bars and Creepy Tales walking tour. Graciela was a fun and knowledgeable guide who took us to some interesting landmarks, bars and other places of historical significance around the city. We had a fun time which was made even better with several awesome refreshment stops along the way. I would highly recommend this tour for people who enjoy walking, good company and discovering new places with a story behind them.
    Written 5 January 2024
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