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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New Bars & Bar News | February 2018

We’re assuming your new year’s resolutions have totally fallen by the wayside by now. If not – you’re doing human-ing wrong – we’re here to help you fall off the bandwagon with a bunch of lovely new bars to get up to mischief in this month. Missed last month’s openings? […]

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New Bars & Bar News | January 2018

If “try new things in 2018” was one of your New Year’s resolutions, we have a few suggestions for you. Check out the 11 newest Melbourne bars you should visit this January. Missed last month’s openings? Catch up here. — The Shady Lady The Shady Lady (pictured above) is made up of a […]

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New Bars | December 2017

Summer is here. So it’s only fitting this fresh crop of bars tend to take advantage of the outdoors, gin and tonic weather, zesty flavours and/or subterranean lairs. Check out the 17 newest Melbourne bars you should visit this December. Missed last month’s openings? Catch up here. — Longsong The bar […]

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Bar News | November 2017

Wrapping up all the news that fit to drink from the past month… — – Two Australian bars have been awarded places on the The World’s 50 Best Bars list. At number 22, Fitzroy’s Black Pearl (pictured, above) is named as the best bar in all of Australasia and is […]

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New Bars | November 2017

10 brand new bars have sprung up around Melbourne and beyond. Explore them before Spring ends. — Waterside Hotel The team behind Garden State, Prahran Hotel and Richmond Club Hotel, among others, has now rescued the Waterside Hotel. But Waterside is not at all a Garden State 2.0; it still feels like […]

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New Bars & Bar News | October 2017

Oh look! Here are the newest bars in Melbourne and the latest thirst-quenching news from across Australia. – The Prov Rooftop Take the stairs right up to the open air at The Provincial Hotel to find The Prov Rooftop (above). We foresee many a sun-dappled summer day spent sipping fizzy “So Fluffy” […]

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New Bars & Bar News | September 2017

Rounding up the newest bars in Melbourne and the latest tipple-related news from across Australia. — Mr West Bar & Bottleshop Mr West (above) doesn’t want to be pigeonholed. He – ie. hospo all-rounders and founders Josh Hodges and Caleb Baker – aims to do all things well, from 24 taps […]

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New Bars: August 2017

Arlechin Arlechin a.k.a. “Guy Grossi’s new wine bar” is the pot of gold at the end of the newly mural-painted Mornane Place. It feels likes a plush underground wine cellar and we appreciate the unexpected accents like the cork ceiling and harlequin-esque stained glass details. Situated behind Grossi Florentino, the liquid […]

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