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Laika

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Spanish, Wine Bar
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9 Fitzroy St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
+61 3 9534 0002
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Brisbane, Australia
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have a business in Direct Sales and after a visit to this location a couple of months ago to hear an amazing musician friend of ours play, we fell in love with the bar. Earlier this evening we held a team get together in a semi-private room at the back of the bar that is both... More 

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Thank Ura P A
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Best place myself and my fiancée visited whilst in Melbourne! I ordered the pork belly at about 10pm and after 5 mins was told they had run out but they offered me another dish on the house. Great service great vibe.

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Thank Jared B
Auckland, New Zealand
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

It's ok here. Cool little cocktail and tapas bar with a New York vibe. Tapas are pretty over priced. Considering you want to order a few of them for a meal, you're looking at paying $20 odd bucks for a plate which seems a bit over kill. The food is ok. I ordered the calamari which wasn't on the tapas... More 

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Thank abionair
Melbourne, Australia
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59 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015

This place is good fun. I have been here a couple of times and have never had a bad time. The location is excellent. Could it be better? Not in my opinion, I love Fitzroy st. I have come quite a few times and had cocktails. I danced. I loved it. Everyone was happy. The workers were pleasant and enjoyed... More 

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1 Thank blackmoses
Auckland
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126 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2015

Having researched the St Kilda area I really wanted to try Laika- great website, and we were coming to Melbourne for some vintage chic ( we were going to the Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries garden party at Rippon Lea the next day). As Laika is meant to resemble a 1930s Paris bar that seemed perfect so we dressed up a... More 

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1 Thank AnonymousAuckland
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50 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

Had an awesome Saturday night here. The music was excellent 70-80s, maybe a bit of 90s! Staff were super friendly and drinks were good. Winner.

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1 Thank jt6789
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2015 via mobile

An amazing experience Laika provided for me and my guests, at my 35th birthday celebration. Everyone I have spoken to have absolutely raved about the venue, the atmosphere, the food and the service. The team are amazing. The service, the service the service. The food (yum) , the music.... no words can express my gratitude.... Just brilliant! We are all... More 

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2015

Hi Olga, I would like to say thank you for allowing us to use your venue on Saturday night. All of your staff were very professional and accommodating. I would like to give special mention to Tin Tin. I think that was her name. A young blond girl. She made my self and my partner, as well as all of... More 

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Rome, Italy
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2015 via mobile

Dark, romantic, amazing interior and decor Cocktails delicious Was very quiet - we got in on a Sunday night at 6:30pm not much of vibe. Could be a happening place later? Very helpful staff. A little too quiet - cocktails not cheap at $20/pop

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Thank Shyamani W
Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2015

Visiting Laika Bar is like being welcomed into someone's home. The atmosphere is amazing and a venue where a lady of a certain age lol does not feel out of place. The wine list is brilliant as are the cocktails. The fact that there is live music makes it even better. Cant say enough about this bar but it is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Spanish, Wine Bar
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Fitzroy St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  St Kilda
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9534 0002
Description
Laika is a one of a kind bar, found in the trendy St Kilda area along Melbourne’s famous beach Esplanade. Experience a New York Style Piano Bar with a 1920s decadent interior. Enjoy an atmosphere of excitement while sipping their exclusive cocktails, wine and french champagne. Don’t forget the delectable Tapas Menu! Then dance the night away with special guests who frequent Laika regularly.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?