8 New Bars + Bar News | December 2018

Let’s raise a toast to summer and the most notable bar openings this month… Hotel Esplanade The beloved Espy has risen from the dead and it sure is alive and kicking. There’s a dozen different bars to explore from beer gardens to cocktail lounges over a whopping six levels (plus […]

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15 New Bars + Bar News | October

Spring is time for new beginnings….and all these new places to get your sip on! Urban Alley Brewery Formerly known as Once Bitter, Urban Alley has opened a HUGE brew pub. They’re keeping an eye on sustainability with biodegradable size pack rings, their own bio waste plant and partnering with […]

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7 New Bars + Bars News | September 2018

Spring into these new Melbourne bars pronto… East Brunswick Hotel  The 19th century pub gets a new lease on life with a public bar – and one pound meatballs – downstairs and cocktail balcony upstairs. 280 Lygon street, Brunswick East   View this post on Instagram   A post shared […]

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New Bars & Bar News | August

It may be the dark days of winter but Melbourne’s bar scene isn’t slowing down. Here are some new haunts in which to hibernate… Little Lon Distilling Co The only distillery currently based in the Melbourne CBD. They’re making genever and gin inspired by the notorious historical characters of Melbourne’s […]

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New Bars & Bar News | July 2018

Tried all the new bars in town yet? Here’s your hit list for July. Heroes Smoke from the grill only adds to the ‘den of inequity’ vibe at this new multi-level bar strung with Chinese New Year paraphernalia and papered with old music posters. Go up to reach the all-important […]

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Bar News | June 2018

We’ve got fancy gins, award-winning bars and boozy recipe books to add to your collection this month… The Noble Bootleggers Distilling Co (out of The Noble Experiment bar) now have an online store from which you can purchase their experimental gins and aged bottled cocktails. The Cliveden has released its […]

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New Bars | June 2018

Other adventures were calling, so we haven’t done this in quite a while! Let’s catch up now on all the new and new-look bars, distilleries and other assorted boozeries that have flung open their doors over the past few months. — Bouzy A chic wine bar from the Entrecote team. In their own […]

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The Victorian Distillery Guide: Part 1

Plan a road-trip, designate a driver and raise your glasses. Here’s a guide to the best distilleries in Melbourne and regional Victoria that you can visit – this weekend perhaps? – according to Visit Victoria. Part two of the Victorian Distillery Guide is coming soon (stay tuned to DrinkMelbourne on […]

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New Bars & Bar News | March 2018

A post shared by Galah Melbourne (@galahmelbourne) on Feb 1, 2018 at 6:50pm PST We’ve got new locally-focused cocktail bars, long-awaited rooftops and even superhero themed pop-up bars for you to try this month! Missed last month’s openings? Catch up here. Galah Let’s ruffle some feathers. The Magpie may be have […]

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