New Bars + Bar News | May 2019

NOW OPEN A new hotel bar for Southbank, Edwin Wine Bar & Cellar has an all-Victorian wine line-up by Dan Sims. Our next new wine bar has appeared in Sandringham. Baia di Vino (above; Jake Roden), from the Riserva Wine Bar crew, spruiks European wines and a trio of negronis. Hawthorn […]

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11 New Bars | March 2019

From the long-awaited return of old favourites to colourful new comers, here are 11 notable new Melbourne bars to try this month. Catch up on last month’s openings here. – Meyers Place Get your old crew back together and make a stop at the new/old Meyers Place bar. Melbourne’s original […]

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Bar News | March 2019

Here’s all the news that’s fit to drink this month… – Congratulations to all of the winners at last night’s 2019 Time Out Melbourne Bar Awards: Congress (best bar food), Clooney (best new bar), Kirk’s (best wine bar), The Everleigh (best cocktail bar and bar of the year), The Elysian […]

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11 New Bars + Bar News | Summer 2019

We’re back and raising our glasses to another year of Australian craft spirits and boutique bars. In case you missed it: here are 14 brand new haunts to try (in what’s left of) this month. — Johnny’s Green Room An homage to a former neighborhood bar of the same name, […]

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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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