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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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Bosisto's Liquor Bar, Richmond, Victoria, Australia

Bosisto's Liquor Bar

Richmond

Get good and cosy at this old-school Italian brunch spot and wine bar from the team behind Double Happiness and New Gold Mountain. A Richmond retreat.

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Slowbeer, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Slow Beer

Richmond

Sip your local beer or fancy imported ale at a leisurely pace, as Slow Beer is all about appreciation of the experience, character and ingredients.

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Joe's Shoe Store, Northcote, Victoria, Australia

Joe's Shoe Store

Northcote

Stroll up High Street to this bar stocked with old world wines and rare beers. Elbow some room at the bar or find a spot in the crowded backyard.

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No35

Melbourne

Dine out on the views over Melbourne from the 35th floor of the Sofitel, as well as impeccably cooked local produce with a focus on simplicity.

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The Nelson, St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Photo: Tom Blachford

The Nelson

St Kilda

Nod to the naval legend and imbibe a drop of Nelson's blood from an impressive list – the Nelson stocks rum from more than twenty countries. Yo ho ho.

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The Wolf and I, Windsor, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

The Wolf and I

Windsor

Settle in for some truly delectable reinventions of classic pub fare amidst the rustic interiors and kitsch features of this Chapel Street favourite.

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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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New Gold Mountain, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

New Gold Mountain

Melbourne

Take a measure of 1920s Hong Kong glamour, mix with two parts opium den, shake it all up, and you get this very decadent boudoir-like laneway bar.

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White Rabbit Record Bar, Kensington, Victoria, Australia

White Rabbit Record Bar

Kensington

Enjoy laidback tunes in the play retro interior or cool courtyard of this cafe/bar/record store/club. Embrace the bunny theme with a 'Donnie Darko'.

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Campari House, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Campari House

Melbourne

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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