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Upcoming Events: February 2016


Presenting DrinkMelbourne’s top 10 tipsy events in Melbourne this month… – 1. Sail away to a tropical island frame of mind with this Tiki Time tropical cocktail workshop by bar master Fred Siggins. We only have one question: do you like pina coladas? Part of North South Feast West. Friday

New Bars: February 2016

The Imperial Hotel Rooftop Beer Garden

The Imperial Hotel New year. New bars. New drinks! — – There’s been much ado about this new, vaguely Seinfeld-ian, bar. You must have heard of George’s Bar already, named after arguably the most unlikable character iconic 90’s sitcom.  The bar itself is quite loveable though with its Bloody Mary

New Bars: January 2015

Aperol Spritz sessions at D.O.C.

Any excuse for a Summertime outing; here’s a bunch of new Melbourne bars and other quaff-able happenings to scout out. – 1. Adore the food at Town Mouse? You’re sure to love the vino at new inner city wine bar Embla (it’s by the same team). Melbourne 2. You’ll find rosé,

DrinkMelbourne’s Last Minute Gift Guide 2015


Presenting DrinkMelbourne’s 2015 last minute gift guide for sophisticated barflies.  1. Tipsy – A drinker’s guide to wine, beer, whisky, gin, sake and more by Clare Burder of The Humble Tumbler – $24.95 2. Denver & Liely – These strikingly shaped tumblers are designed to take the prefect nip of

Livin’ la Vida Loca(l): Fitzrovia

G&T with tomato and basil

“The whole ethos here is about local, seasonal and sustainable,” says Kirsty Angus of the food at her all day St Kilda cafe Fitzrovia. Now they are turning the local love towards their back bar, “once we opened the door to local spirits it’s amazing what is out there! Gin is

New Bars: November 2015

Lady Nelson's bar

Here’s a round up of new Melbourne drinking establishments to hunt out soon (plus some new drinkables). — Who is Jane Doe? She’s a new Chapel Street bar serving up Espresso Martinis and Boulevardiers (like a negroni only with American whisky) on tap, that’s who! Prahran – The Southsiders go

Upcoming Events: December 2015

Do More than Drink with Scarf at Gerald's Bar

Presenting DrinkMelbourne’s top 10 tipsy events in Melbourne this month (in no particular order)… — 1. Melbourne’s very first collective end-of-year wrap-up party is coming. And it sound SO much lovelier than having to listen to your boss doing drunken karaoke – again – or dodging Trent from sales every

Now Open | Glamorama | Fitzroy


The team from Less Than Zero have taken over the space where Little & Olver used to be and have given it a novel makeover. And we mean ‘novel’ literarily literally: Glamorama nods towards the satirical, 90s, Bret Easton Ellis book of the same name in which models are terrorists.

Is this the best looking bar in Australia?

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From little things big things grow. Congratulations to Smalls who have taken out the Best Bar Design Award at the 2015 Eat Drink Design Awards. The new South Melbourne wine bar was designed by Fiona Lynch. The Awards’ judges – Stuart Krelle (Luchetti Krelle), Karen Martini (chef/restaurateur), Pascale Gomes-McNabb (Pascale Gomes-McNabb

Now Open | Lamaro’s Bodega | South Melbourne

Lamaro's Bodega

With the new addition of “bodega” to its name and a lot of spit and polish, Lamaro’s – the decade-old pub – becomes South Melbourne’s new Latin lover. A bodega is typically a little Spanish wine and food shop or cellar, but Lamaro’s Bodega is a full on restaurant and