Now Open: Dingo’s

Dingo’s bar is a place where Savoys and cheese cubes are totally valid canapes… Where spent Melbourne Bitter tinnies double as vases… Where the ubiquitous Bill-Murray-drinking-whisky poster has been exchanged for a propoganda portrait of good old Gough Whitlam… As much as the new Collingwood bar wholeheartedly embraces cultural cringe, […]

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6 of the Best New Pubs in Melbourne

Freddie Wimpole's

Let’s go Melbourne pub hopping! First published at The Urban List Melbourne. — While we reserve the right to retain a certain fondness for sticky carpet, cricket on the telly and old-timers propping up the bar, the modern pub has evolved. We want our beer to be craft, the interiors […]

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New Bars: September 2016

Here are seven new Melbourne bars (plus three new release local spirits) to try out this month! — Hot Sauce is the just open laneway bar for new hotel QT Melbourne. They’ll be serving up Korean and Japanese twists in classic cocktails with a side of crispy chicken and kimchi. […]

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New Bars: August 2016

Wine Republic As we say goodbye to Bar Economico, Bar Exuberante and Go Go bar (temporarily), let us seek out these new bars just open in Melbourne in the last month. Or two, since we haven’t done this thing in a long while! Plus a couple of other happenings around […]

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Now Open: Mototaxi

Mototaxi has motored on into that bustling corner of town where East St Kilda and Balaclava meet. Named after the three-wheeler taxis which are a common sight across Asia (you may know them as tuk tuks or auto-rickshaws), this bar and restaurant is Lee Mack, formerly of Rice Queen’s baby. […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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Is this the best looking bar in Australia?

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 […]

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