Bomba rooftop, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Image: Roberto Seba
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Rooftop bars

Hit the stairs and reward yourself with a brew with a view at Melbourne's finest rooftop bars. Tucked away in city laneways, sprawling over majestic buildings, decked out by the beach...across Melbourne this summer things are looking up – rooftop bars are opening more quickly than you can say 'another jug of Pimms, please'. Reach for the sky and an icy cold tipple at some of our favourites.

Goldilocks Bar, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Goldilocks Bar

Discover the wonder and excitement of fairy tales over classic cocktails and service and a vibe that are just right, at this upstairs and rooftop bar.

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The Order of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

The Order of Melbourne

Grab a comfy booth in the hunting club surrounds of the main club or hit the rooftop bar for some 'South Pacific' vibes and city views.

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Naked in the Sky, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Naked in the Sky

Hit the rooftop of Fitzroy favourite Naked For Satan for authentic Basque country comfort food, complete with views of the distant Dandenong Ranges.

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Madame Brussells, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Madame Brussels

Sip pastel cocktails and foreign beers while basking in the whimsical ambience of Alice in Wonderland meets Alice in Accounts with magical city views.

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Bomba, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Image: Roberto Seba


Tuck into simple, affordable Spanish tapas and a lean into the bar that’s so well stocked with vermouth you'll have to stay for a rooftop cocktail.

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Siglo, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


Climb the grand staircase to a place of beautiful wines, international beers and late-night snacks - all with views of grand, floodlit architecture.

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Campari House, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Campari House

Find your floor at this chic restaurant-bar operating over four levels. Leisurely vintage lounge, mod-Italian restaurant or buzzing rooftop courtyard?

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The Red Hummingbird, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

The Red Hummingbird

A little red birdcage marks the spot for this hard-to-find, rooftop bar with killer cocktails. It's a perfect aviary for a tipple all year round.

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Wolf's Lair, Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Wolf's Lair

Cosy up downstairs or soak up a sunny afternoon with jugs of summery cocktails and gourmet pizzas at one of Melbourne's most well-hidden rooftop bars.

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Captain Baxter, St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Captain Baxter

The Captain's come ashore. Named after one of St Kilda's founding fathers, Captain Baxter offers ocean views from an elevated deck and cocktail bar.

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Rooftop Bar, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Rooftop Bar

Take in jaw-dropping views of the CBD skyline at Rooftop Bar, set seven storeys atop the popular Curtin House.

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The Emerald Peacock, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

The Emerald Peacock

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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