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Experience Melbourne's eclectic spirit with a night out exploring the wonderful nightspots peppering the city's streets and laneways.

Go your own way
Up a flight of stairs, down a laneway, on a rooftop or in an orchestra pit, Melbourne sure knows how to hide a bar. You never know where the next great drinking spot is going to pop up, so let us help.

Tall tales and cocktails
Whether you're after a colourful cocktail with a million dollar view or a few quiet pots in a student dive, you're bound to find something that suits your mood and budget. Bar-hop like a local, dance to world class DJs, be baffled and challenged by installation art, or chow down on a late night snack, the city at night is awash with possibilities.

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Pelican, St Kilda, Victoria, Australia

Pelican

St Kilda

Sick of the antique-lampshade-and-creaky-sofa school of interior design? No problem. Pull up a pew at Pelican and delve into the cocktail list.

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Biero Bar, Windsor, Victoria, Australia

Biero Bar

Melbourne

With over 100 amazing beer varieties available 'on tap' and 100ml tastings available, Biero is the perfect place embark on your beer journey.

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Troika, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Troika

Melbourne

Troika's sharp but unobtrusive interiors remain enduringly popular with artists and designers alike - a typically bold Melbourne speakeasy.

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Mr Wilkinson, Brunswick East, Victoria, Australia

Mr Wilkinson

Brunswick East

Named after Brunswick's founding father and sleek with recycled timber, black steel and charcoal grey, it's is a smart local for the smart locals.

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Borsch Vodka and Tears, Prahran, Victoria, Australia

Borsch Vodka and Tears

Prahran

Choose from over 100 varieties of vodka, balanced with authentic (and delicious) peasant food, at this bohemian Polish bar and restaurant.

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Prince Alfred, Richmond, Victoria, Australia

Prince Alfred

Richmond

Hit the long front bar for an evening of boutique beer sipping or roll out into the busy beer garden tailor-made for afternoons in the sun.

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Bond St Wine Bar, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia

Bond Street Wine Bar

South Yarra

Peruse a boutique international wine list at this stylish yet understated Italian cafe-diner offering a range of unpretentious fare. A narrow haven.

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Primitive Calculators, Yah Yah's, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Image: Carbie Warbie

Yah Yah's

Fitzroy

Decked out in red, this ramshackle boudoir venue and bar in the inner north has established itself as a champion of garage rock, soul and rockabilly.

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Seamstress, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Seamstress

Melbourne

Get stitched up with modern Cantonese food for dinner after aperitifs in the Indochine-style cocktail bar, finished with a nightcap in the basement.

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Village Brasserie, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Village Melbourne

Melbourne

Choose from a list of local and imported craft beers and complement your ales with simple brasserie meals designed to be shared with friends.

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