The Best Brewery Bars in Melbourne for 2024

Sip chilled pints metres from where it was brewed.
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Published on May 01, 2023
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    50 Tope Street, South Melbourne

    Enjoy a sky-high sip over city views at this South Melbourne brewery and you'll also be helping a good cause.

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    Moon Dog Wild West

    54 Hopkins Street, Footscray

    Make your way through the swinging saloon doors to find bucking bulls, arcade games, pool tables, a dog-friendly rooftop, and food and drinks aplenty.

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    Pirate Life South Melbourne

    139-145 Market Street, South Melbourne

    This pirate life is all about craft beers, natural wines and a huge selection of South American and Greek eats.

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    Brick Lane Market

    456 Queen Street, Melbourne

    Compared to most brewery pubs in Melbourne, Brick Lane Market is offering up one of the most extensive range of food and drinks within some mighty nice surrounds. 

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    BrewDog Pentridge

    1 Champ Street, Coburg

    This global brewery's first Melbourne home is a sprawling bluestone beer haven, complete with two bars and a supersized beer garden.

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    Colonial Brewing Co.

    89 Bertie Street, Port Melbourne

    This Port Melbourne brewpub serves up tap beer, tinnies and pizza.

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    Urban Alley Brewery Knox

    425 Burwood Highway, Wantirna South

    Urban Alley's 750-capacity brewpub boasts its own onsite distillery, a stacked entertainment program and a standout menu of modern pub fare.

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    Kaiju Cantina

    27 Hume Street, Huntingdale

    The first-ever beer hall and brewpub from award-winning brewery Kaiju is a colourful warehouse site boasting 16 taps and a cracking pizza menu.

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    Deeds Taproom & Kitchen

    4 Paran Place, Glen Iris

    This local brewery's new Glen Iris HQ boasts 28 taps and a crafty menu built around beer.

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    Bonehead Brewing

    86 Parsons Street, Kensington

    A dog-friendly brewery known for its diverse tap list and colourful wall murals.

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    Westside Ale Works

    36 Alfred Street, South Melbourne

    A cosy laneway brewpub with big love for American-style beers.

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    Molly Rose Brewery

    279 Wellington Street, Collingwood

    Try a diverse range of house brews and even some cheeky beer cocktails at this cosy Collingwood spot.

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    3 Ravens Brewery

    1 Theobald Street, Thornbury

    This backstreet gem lays claim to being one of Melbourne's oldest brewery bars.

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    Range Brewing Abbotsford

    272 Johnston Street, Abbotsford

    A Scandi-inspired Melbourne taproom from Brisbane's heroes of haze, complete with 24 ever-rotating taps.

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    Nice Guys Brewery and Bar

    306 Victoria Street, Richmond

    A retrofuturistic brew bar with 25 taps and a leafy, heated beer garden.

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    561 Barkly Street, West Footscray

    From the minds behind Hop Nation and Navi, this Footscray outdoor bar celebrates elevated barbecue fare and local craft booze.

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    Forrest Brewing Company

    26 Grant Street, Forrest

    Head to this laidback brewery for a sessionable pale ale, stouts and lagers.

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    Mountain Goat Beer

    80 North Street, Richmond

    One of Melbourne's original craft breweries serves exclusive drops to the public three nights a week.

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    Bridge Road Brewers

    50 Ford Street, Beechworth

    This award-winning brewery is worth the road trip to Beechworth — for both its beer and its pretzels.

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    Moon Dog World

    32 Chifley Drive, Preston

    This giant, very OTT brewery bar in Preston is like a boozy theme park you'll never want to leave.

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    Bodriggy Brewing Company

    245 Johnston Street, Abbotsford

    This 400-person brewpub in a former mechanics warehouse is home to a stack of beers on tap and a bottle shop is on the way.

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    Two Birds Brewing - CLOSED

    136 Hall Street, Spotswood

    This Spotswood brewery tasting room is a must-visit for anyone that loves good beer.

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    Holgate Brewhouse

    79 High Street, Woodend

    Woodend's country pub and local brewer.

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    Blackman's Brewery

    26 Bell Street, Torquay

    A surfer's brewery and kitchen in Torquay.

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    Red Hill Brewery

    88 Shoreham Road, Red Hill South

    The Mornington Peninsula's home of beer and barbecue.

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    Bright Brewery

    121 Great Alpine Road, Bright

    This out of town brewery has a 24-tap selection and a big outdoor terrace nestled in the mountains.

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    St Andrews Beach Brewery

    160 Sandy Road, Fingal

    A 92-acre craft brewery in the Mornington Peninsula inside a former racehorse training facility

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    Nagambie Brewery and Distillery

    295 High Street, Nagambie

    A lakeside brewery and distillery worthy of a weekend road trip — it's only a 90-minute drive from Melbourne.

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    Twobays Brewing Co

    2 Trewhitt Court, Dromana

    A brewery on the Mornington Peninsula where all the beer (and the pizza) is gluten free.

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    Loch Brewery & Distillery

    44 Victoria Road, Loch

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

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    Moon Dog OG

    17 Duke Street, Abbotsford

    The Melbourne brewing powerhouse started out life in this Abbotsford warehouse — it's worth a visit for a couple of beers and some pizza.

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    The Incubator

    414 Smith Street, Collingwood

    Collingwood's bar and brewery dedicated solely to IPAs.

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    Urban Alley Brewery

    G09/12 Star Circus, Docklands

    Docklands' massive sustainability-focused craft brewery and pub.

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    The Mill Brewery

    40 Sackville Street, Collingwood

    Collingwood's new small-scale brewery and tap room.

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    Little Creatures Geelong Brewery

    Corner Fyans And Swanston Streets, Geelong

    This Fremantle-born brewery's east coast home features three bars and lots of booze.

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    Stomping Ground Brewery & Beer Hall

    100 Gipps Street, Collingwood

    Collingwood's expansive brewpub.

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    Fury & Son Brewing Company

    46 Concorde Drive, Keilor Park

    The taproom serves seasonal releases and barbecued fare.

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    Tallboy & Moose

    270 Raglan Street, Preston

    A Preston brewpub doing one-litre cans of beer.

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    Burnley Brewing

    648 Bridge Road, Richmond

    Just-brewed beer and late night snacks at this 150-seat venue.

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    The Craft & Co.

    390 Smith Street, Collingwood

    A Fitzroy cafe that's also a brewery, a roastery and a deli.

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    Temple Brewing Company

    122 Weston Street, Brunswick East

    Brunswick East's own microbrewery offering much more than just beer.

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    Hop Nation Brewing Co

    107-109 Whitehall Street, Footscray

    A bonafide weekend-only brewpub in Footscray.

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    Henry St Brewhouse

    38 Barrett Street, Kensington

    An apartment-sized Kensington brewery bar that opens to the public three times a week.

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