• News

    Melbourne's Best Boutique Beer and Wine Bottle Shops

    New-release craft brews, natural wines and everything in between.

  • Restaurant


    16-20 Leeds Street, Footscray

    A cafe made from disused shipping containers in an abandoned car park.

  • News

    A Shoestring Guide to the UK's Scenic South

    Discover the best of the UK's culture, historical landmarks and natural wonders without blowing big bucks.

  • Bar

    Low Key

    59 High Street, Northcote

    This low key Northcote bar is perfect for a settling in with a pint and a paperback.

  • Guide

    Melbourne Bars Where You Can Drink Alone with a Book

    Get cosy with a paperback and good plonk at these comfy (and relatively quiet) bars.

  • Bar

    Willows & Wine

    315 Victoria Street, West Melbourne

    This cosy little wine bar is stocked with second-hand books and board games to keep you entertained while you quaff.

  • Bar

    La La Land

    Level 1, 125 Hardware Street, Melbourne

    This CBD oasis is just like your living room — but with more cocktails and Chesterfields.

  • Guide

    The Best Bars in Brunswick

    From karaoke joints and Afro jazz haunts to cosy aperitivo bars and quiet cocktail dens, here's where to drink on Lygon Street and Sydney Road.

  • Bar

    Bar Oussou

    653 Sydney Road, Victoria

    With regular live music, a rollicking dance floor, a leafy courtyard and French Senegalese food, this is one of Sydney Road's best local haunts.

  • Bar

    Amelia Shaw

    280 Sydney Road, Brunswick

    A sleek weekend-only cocktail bar above the Retreat Hotel.

  • Bar


    86 Lygon Street, Brunswick East

    A Lygon Street favourite with a late-night happy hour.

  • Bar

    Sig. Enzo Aperitivo Bar

    1D Michael Street, Brunswick

    An aperitivo bar perfect for a spritz, some snacks and some solo time.

  • Bar

    Atticus Finch

    129 Lygon Street, Brunswick East

    A Lygon Street spot with cosy nooks, DJs on Fridays, a cute courtyard and the best cheese plate in Brunswick.

  • Bar

    Uncle Joe's

    325 Lygon Street, Brunswick East

    A small Brunswick East bar with David Bowie above the bar and Patti Smith in the bathroom.

  • Bar

    Hurdle Creek Still

    216 Whorouly-Bobinawarrah Road, Milawa

    A rural distillery turning out gins and an Australian-style pastis.

  • Bar

    Loch Brewery & Distillery

    44 Victoria Road, Loch

    Quench your thirst with native gins, single malt whisky and signature ales down Gippsland way.

  • Bar

    Fossey's Ginporium & Distillery

    110 Eighth Street, Mildura

    An old-timey gin distillery and bar found on the country streets of Mildura.

  • Bar

    Bakery Hill Distillery

    18–20 Gatwick Road, North Bayswater

    An established distillery in the outer suburbs doing a killer single malt.

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