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By Concrete Playground
September 26, 2019
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The Best Rooftop Bars in Melbourne

Where to head when you want to enjoy a cocktail skyward.
By Concrete Playground
September 26, 2019
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  • Food & Drink

    Madame Brussels

    With AstroTurf, tennis whites and jugs of Pimms, Madame B has classic summer style.

  • Food & Drink

    Fonda Windsor

    Bridging the gap between Taco Bill and Mamasita, minus the sombreros and fishbowl cocktails.

  • Food & Drink

    Naked in the Sky

    The best position on Brunswick Street is in the sky.

  • Food & Drink

    Loop Roof

    A gem in Melbourne's rooftop crown.

  • Food & Drink

    Siglo

    A glorious rooftop setting for some discerning bottles of wine.

  • Food & Drink

    Rooftop Bar

    Rooftop Bar is the centrepiece of Melbourne's alcohol stocked skyline.

  • Food & Drink

    Jimmy Watson's

    Among the best-kept secret rooftops.

  • Food & Drink

    The Red Hummingbird

    An oldie but a goodie.

  • Food & Drink

    The Emerson

    One of the best rooftops south of the river.

  • Food & Drink

    Transit Cocktail Lounge

    A view best complemented with cocktails.

  • Food & Drink

    Marquis of Lorne

    The Marquis of Lorne is alive again with same old-pub charm and a modern Melbourne menu.

  • Food & Drink

    Union Electric

    This Chinatown bar boasts an ever-changing cocktail offering and a rooftop gin garden.

  • Food & Drink

    The Stone Hotel

    A brand new pub for Fitzroy's busiest intersection.

  • Food & Drink

    Santoni

    The Hawthorn pizza bar now does breakfast — and with panoramic views to boot.

  • Food & Drink

    Sagra

    A Malvern restaurant with all-day Italian dining, a rooftop bar and even a gallery.

  • Food & Drink

    Rooftop at QT

    The CBD slick rooftop bar on top of the QT.

  • Food & Drink

    Moby 3143

    A three-level Armadale cafe with an outdoor deck.

  • Food & Drink

    Good Heavens

    A CBD Palm Springs-inspired rooftop bar above Fancy Hank's.

  • Food & Drink

    Fonda Collingwood

    Melbourne's cheap and colourful Mexican chain takes over two storeys on Smith Street.

  • Food & Drink

    The Corner Hotel

    A Richmond live music institution with a rooftop.

  • Food & Drink

    Whitehart

    Melbourne CBD's new two-storey car park container bar.

  • Food & Drink

    Union House

    A gastropub that'll please the masses.

  • Food & Drink

    Father's Office

    Overlooking the State Library, this CBD bar serves up burgers, wings and a generous happy hour.

  • Food & Drink

    Waterside Hotel

    The historic building features five separate hospitality spaces, including a Champagne lounge and a craft beer bar.

  • Food & Drink

    Heroes

    A multi-level hawker-style barbecue and karaoke joint in the CBD.

  • Food & Drink

    Campari House

    Navigate the four levels of this hospitality extravaganza with a Campari — or two — in hand.

  • Food & Drink

    The Duke Of Wellington

    It turns out Melbourne's oldest licensed pub has a few new tricks up its sleeve.

  • Food & Drink

    Common Man

    There's nothing common about this pub, from an ice-skating rink to raging fire pit, it's full of surprises.

  • Food & Drink

    European Bier Cafe

    A triple-level bar boasting a broad spectrum of local and international beers.

  • Food & Drink

    The Carlton Club

    Party like an animal at this inner-city jungle oasis.

  • Food & Drink

    Imperial Hotel

    Soak up the 360-degree views on the rooftop of this CBD pub.

  • Food & Drink

    The Provincial Hotel

    The grand old dame of Brunswick Street.

  • Food & Drink

    Benzina Cantina

    A Mexican eatery in Preston with fairy lights, tacos and tequila.

  • Food & Drink

    Red Piggy

    An affordable Southeast Asian eatery and bar with a covetable CBD rooftop.

  • Food & Drink

    The Albion

    The historic pub is back with a new rooftop bar and a 5am weekend licence.

  • Food & Drink

    Bomba Rooftop

    The Spanish restaurant's rooftop serves up Catalan toasties and gin cocktails under the CBD stars.

  • Food & Drink

    King & Godfree

    The 135-year-old institution has been reborn as a three-level Italian food mecca.

  • Food & Drink

    Peaches

    Here you can pair stunning city views with 90s pop-themed cocktails and fried chicken sangas till 3am.

  • Food & Drink

    The Local Taphouse St Kilda

    This Carlisle Street institution boasts 19 taps, two fireplaces and an indoor bocce court to boot.

  • Food & Drink

    Land of Plenty

    A St Kilda rooftop bar and barbecue joint with an all-Aussie drinks list and Milo desserts.

  • Food & Drink

    Tetto di Carolina

    A South Yarra bar with an outdoor terrace, live jazz and lots crafty cocktails.

  • Food & Drink

    Fargo and Co

    This old Richmond bank is the home of bottomless brunch and fried chicken.

  • Food & Drink

    Adelphi Hotel Pool & Deck

    You don't have to be staying at the hotel to make use of its rooftop pool and bar.

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