Melbourne's Most-Viewed Bars of 2024 So Far

Sprawling brewery bars, neighbourhood pubs and cosy drinking dens — they’ve all grabbed your attention so far this year.
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Published on July 08, 2024
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    Bar Lourinha

    37 Little Collins Street, Melbourne

    Packed to the brim, this little gem offers a trip to Spain sans the passport.

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    Neighbourhood Wine

    1 Reid Street, Fitzroy North

    With a history steeped in Melbourne Mafia, this wine bar brings a cosy, speakeasy-style space to Fitzroy North.

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    Bar Margaux

    111 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne

    A CBD basement bar serving up French bistro food and cocktails until 5am.

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    627 Chapel Street, South Yarra

    Enjoy 270-degree views and a menu that fuses southern Cali influence with modern Australian flair.

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    Music Room

    270 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne

    Melbourne's first dedicated 'listening bar' boasts a 3000-strong vinyl collection and DJ Jnett in the role of Music Director.

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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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    The Q

    509 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

    Rise above the city skyline at the Quincy Hotel's rooftop cocktail bar.

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    122 Russell Street, Melbourne

    Raise a glass to Melbourne’s wine bar renaissance.

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    Leonard's House of Love

    3 Wilson Street, South Yarra

    Drink tinnies, down burgers, dance and play pool in Leonard's lounge room-like bar.

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    Greenhart Camberwell

    1226 Toorak Road, Camberwell

    This Melbourne wine bar is straying away from the usual European influences, instead showing how contemporary Asian food and Australian wines can be a perfect pairing.

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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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    87 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

    A plush two-storey cocktail lounge with a secret basement bar, fireplace and boozy brunch sessions.

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    Builders Arms Hotel

    211 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy

    Andrew McConnell's refined pub offers British-inflected fare, a strong wine selection and a lovely little courtyard.

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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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    Mirror Mirror Rooftop Lounge

    209 Clarendon Street, South Melbourne

    Is Mirror Mirror rooftop bar the fairest of them all? Only time will tell.

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    164 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

    An underground bar in a heritage-listed CBD building with 'unicorn' doughnuts and strawberry and cream cocktails.

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    Santana Rooftop

    169 Melbourne Place, Melbourne

    Follow the glow from red neon lights to find this moody, winter-friendly rooftop bar in Melbourne's CBD.

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    The Local Taphouse St Kilda

    184 Carlisle Street, St Kilda East

    This Carlisle Street institution boasts 19 taps, two fireplaces and a sun-soaked rooftop.

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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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    State of Grace

    27 King Street, Melbourne

    The CBD venue has reopened in a new and improved location complete with a hidden drinking den.

Top image: Neighbourhood Wine.

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