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

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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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Berlin Bar, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Berlin Bar

Melbourne

Choose a side in this hard-to-find bar divided to represent East and West Berlin: spartan and functional or chintzy jazz age kitsch. You decide.

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Romeo Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Romeo Lane

Melbourne

Find love in the form of cocktails seductive enough to woo tastebuds from any side of the family divide at this laneway newcomer (formerly Von Haus).

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Grumpy's Green, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia

Grumpy's Green

Fitzroy

With a long list of local beers, rainwater-fuelled toilets and a purely vegetarian menu, Grumpy's leaves nary a carbon footprint on Smith Street.

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The Emerald Peacock, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

The Emerald Peacock

Melbourne

Preen your plumes for multiple levels of old-world luxe and vintage glamour at the Emerald Peacock’s elegant lounge, cocktail and rooftop bars.

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Gun Street Girls at the Esplanade Hotel, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Image: Carbie Warbie

The Esplanade Hotel

St Kilda

AC to the DC with a dose of grit and guitars at the 100-year-old Espy, with its welcome rock, bands, tattoos, steak, beer, and stunning bayside views.

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Milk the Cow, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Milk the Cow

St Kilda

Impress a date at this late night fromagerie and choose from over 70 cheeses, expertly matched with a range of local and international wines.

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Thomas Olive, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Thomas Olive

Collingwood

Hidden at the end of a narrow corridor above Collingwood's popular St Crispin, Thomas Olive is all mood lighting, twenties jazz and Parisien detail.

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Bill's Bar, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Bill's Bar

Collingwood

When your drinking whim turns from beer to top-shelf liquor, head out back at Huxtaburger to speakeasy-style Bill's Bar, brought to you by the Huxtacrew.

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The Meatball and Wine Bar, Collingwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

The Meatball and Wine Bar

Collingwood

Meatball and Wine Bar's DIY-style menu caters to vegetarians as well as meat lovers. Pair your rich meatball dishes with an organic Italian wine.

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Royal Saxon, Richmond, Victoria, Australia

Royal Saxon

Richmond

See why Richmond's historic Royal Saxon is now hailed as a prize-winning 'urban ruin' after a 2009 refurb by Melbourne designers Six Degrees.

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