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The Lui Bar

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, Australian, Wine Bar, Contemporary
FEATURES
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My son + his wife brought me to Lui Bar as an extra special treat a couple nights before the end of my holiday... that was early March. The service was ok, the waiting staff unfriendly except for one girl. We were made to feel...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Patsy063
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the first impression to the walking out of there the service was on point. There is a "check in desk" with a lovely lady having a nice and professional approach . We got asked to sit down in a lounge area until there was...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Samira M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The view justifies the top end prices, but someone has to pay the rent! Go for a sunset drink of a light lunch and a cocktail or champagne.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank AndrewD_SG
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I had the lunch special, which was worth the price. The staff were very professional and attentive. I would go back only for the view and the ambience.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank W6282YOkellys
Reviewed 16 February 2019

This place has nice views and cocktails but the cocktails are pricey at $24/25 each. The other downside is that you need to wait to go up if it is busy. We waited 20 minutes but the night before it was over an hour due...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank BrendonP_1987
Reviewed 22 January 2019

The food menu is very limited but the drinks menu with lots of Whiskey, beer, wine and other spirits offers a lot of choice. But of course you dont go there for the food or the drinks. You go there for the spectacular view over...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Z4480MRmichaelk
Reviewed 17 January 2019

We liked very much! It's elegant and different. Try to dress up little bit. Amazing views, especially if you are tourist. Atmosphere was nice with so many people. No booking, but you have to talk to receptionist and probably wait a little bit. We tried...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Pula2405
Reviewed 16 January 2019

It is an elegant bar with professional cocktail bartenders although be prepared to pay a premium. I love the place with its views over the fabulous city of Melbourne. however they do need to consider updating their sofas by the window which have been there...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank paschalinaG
Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

Last night we attended this bar for a friends birthday. The view was amazing however a blonde waitress was very rude to us. As a table closer to the window cleared up we made our way over to this area where she stopped us in...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank shannnlxo
Reviewed 8 January 2019

We'd been very much looking forward to visiting Shannon Bennett's Lui Bar being a big fan of his from MasterChef. We waited 40 minutes to go up in the elevators, which we were fine with, and finally when we arrived were seated at a lovely...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Juliefsyd
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PaulForster
3 February 2017|
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Response from Chris D | Reviewed this property |
This is a classy, expensive but very friendly bar with the best views over Melbourne and its south. Yes, dress up a bit, this is not a "casual " venue. Don't expect to get in with "young" children. Most cliental would be... More
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Johnny C
4 January 2017|
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Response from stelgiov | Reviewed this property |
Dress smartly, I have been with my young adult children as well as with my husband and not had a problem. Going early (between 5 and 6pm) makes entry easier as they get full and you have a longer wait. This also ensures you... More
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