Cool And Quirky Bars In Melbourne

In a city as distinctive as ours, it's no surprise that we've got the venues to match the cool vibe. From flirty cocktail spots and swoon-worthy pub gardens to clubs in former churches, there are plenty of unique watering holes to enjoy. Need a hand deciding? Check out our guide to cool and quirky bars in Melbourne. 

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Last updated on 1st September 2023




Royal Saxon

One of the best bars in Melbourne, The Royal Saxon is a contemporary spot fronting top-notch local brews alongside an epic wine selection. Built up an appetite? Delve into some delicious grub, including sharing platters, pizzas and hearty mains.

Hardimans Hotel

Nestled in the ever-trendy Kensington area, Hardimans Hotel is a gorgeous spot to wet your whistle. Settle in the bright and airy dining room or the outdoor area, then knock back ice cold beers or cocktails, accompanied by a range of delicious eats.

The Espy

The Espy is an all-in-one destination for every kind of mood, with everything from 12 bars to three stages and two restaurants across six levels - wowzas. Whether live music, brunches or tanning on the outdoor terrace draw you in, this place will have you coming back for more.