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All of the New Wine Bars in Melbourne


ReWine Nothing beats a wine plus a whine after having “a DAY”. So here are the newest Melbourne wine bars in which to seek grapeness. Originally published on The Urban List. — Rooftops are heating up, but for our money 2016 has been the Year of the Wine Bar. You can’t

15 New Melbourne Bars: January 2017


1. Good Heavens Fancy Hank’s BBQ joint has claimed to old Tuscan space atop their restaurant and has newly devoted it to becoming a little slice of Miami in the CBD (pictured above). Level 2, 79 Bourke Street, Melbourne – 2. Pinball Paradise Island Somewhere’s hidden new sister bar is

What will you be drinking this year? 2017 Bar Trend Predicitions


2016 was the year of frosé, of new neighbourhood wine bars, of everything from nitro espresso martinis to sparkling wines being offered “on tap“, of the line between restaurants and bars being even further blurred, of every rooftop transforming into a bar and it was a year when scent became

Now Open: Good Heavens | Melbourne CBD


Melbourne’s bar scene is looking up. This year we’ve embraced all things rooftop. Blame it on the (lack of) rain or climate change perhaps. The latest venue to get into the elevated alfresco scene is Good Heavens. Fancy Hank’s BBQ joint has claimed to old Tuscan space atop their restaurant and has

Now Open: Queen of the South | Prahran


This stretch of Chapel Street is certainly not short on Mexican joints. Yet there’s a new place looking to reign over Fonda, Jalisco, Amigos and their ilk. Queen of the South has arrived and is housed in a space that was formerly Hey Gringo (another Mexican place, but don’t be

New Bars: December 2016


Add these brand new establishments to your Summer bar hit list. – Rooftop at QT Melbourne’s love of rooftop establishments continues unabated. Sip gussied-up G&Ts 11 floors above ground at QT’s new Rooftop Bar (pictured above) while surrounded by the city, Tait furnishings and strains of house and disco. 133

Upcoming Events: December 2016


Want to avoid that pesky mistletoe? Escape to the best bar, spirits and sparkling events happening in Melbourne this December. – 1. Sir Winston’s Birthday Celebrations Sir Winston Churchill reputedly used his morning whiskey soda like mouthwash. The butlers Rufus are toasting the fine gent’s birthday soon (celebrations are suitably

A Gift Guide for Elegant Tipplers 2016


‘Tis the season to avoid mistletoe. So whip up a batch of pre-season egg nog and let’s go Xmas shopping in our pjs instead. Most of the below gift ideas are by local creators and can be found online. — Four Pillars Australian Christmas Gin $95. This limited-edition gin uses

Recipe: The Rory


Please excuse us; we’re unashamedly been down a new Gilmore Girls rabbit-hole for the past couple of days. Lorelai and Rory’s junk eating habits are infamous – Pop Tarts, pizza, Chinese take-out, pancakes, Red Vines, burgers, Mallomars – so our binge-watching Netflix menu is easily sorted. But what drink will

Now Open: Pontoon


  Pontoon is stage two of Stokehouse’s Phoenix-like revival. The bar bridges the gap between the soon-to-open new Stokehouse upstairs and the relaxed Paper Fish next door (good for those times you can’t be bothered changing out of your thongs but still want a margarita and seafood; so, always). Almost