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Must visit Melbourne Bars

As the temperature drops, the desire for a cosy spot to have a drink with your special someone becomes ever-so important. These unique Melbourne bars will keep you warm, with an array of carefully crafted specialty cocktails, hand-picked local wines and themed experiences to keep your Winter vibe cool.

Happy Hour at Sirocco Bar

Why limit happy to an hour? Each Friday, Saturday and Sunday night before or after you see an AFL or NRL game, visit Sirocco Bar for Happy Hour. The footy is back so we will be cheering with you between 3 to 6pm.  We will also be celebrating with you, with our new tapas sharing plates.

Where: Sirocco Bar – on the corner of Flinders Lane and Spencer Street
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Keep the party going after Happy Hour at Sirocco Bar at these unique Melbourne Bars:

State of Grace

We cannot talk about unique Melbourne bars without mentioning State of Grace, which is around the corner from Holiday Inn Melbourne on Flinders. Discover the heavenly world above, on the State of Grace rooftop. Settle in and soak up the views overlooking the Melbourne City. Discover behind the bookshelf Fall from Grace and be transported into an intimate den which has been scattered with lounges and vintage knick-knacks.

Where: 27 King Street Melbourne
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Garden State Hotel

Garden State Hotel has quickly become a CBD institution, considered one of the hottest night spots for a mid-week wine or date night cocktail with a buzzing vibe. This up-scale pub has four unique levels, including a public bar, rooftop beer garden and rose garden with cosy booth seating. Whether it be keeping warm with fresh oysters in front of the fireplace or watching the football on the big screen, Garden State has you covered.

Where: 101 Flinders Lane Melbourne, 3000
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A newbie with an old-school vibe. Jaspers cosy yet sophisticated interior design and smooth live music creates the perfect intimate ambiance to make you feel like your date night is taking place in 1920’s New York. Aside from the stunning venue, the drinks list is served late into the night, boasting a rotating selection of premium craft gins, whisky and wine from the best regions in the world.

Where: 14 Goldie Place Melbourne, 3000
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A Melbourne favourite, Storyville is an unforgettable bar experience. Themed as a fairy-tale wonderland with a twist, hand-crafted timber tables and glowing toadstools fill the multi-level venue and a creative cocktail list complements seamlessly. Our favourite? The Charlies Winning Ticket’, which comprises butter vodka, Mozart Dark Chocolate, vanilla and lavender. A decadent and sweet winter must-try!

Where: 185 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne 3000
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Murmur Piano Bar

Discover for yourself Melbourne’s only dedicated Piano Bar, where a warm welcome amongst classic tunes await. If you’ve never been to a piano bar, these venues are centered around live piano.  Matt Ganim is the talented pianist behind the Yamaha baby grand piano. His set list is your unique requests! Be transported into another world with pontoon lights and chandeliers hanging overhead, and the red walls which are adorned with framed pictures and posters of cabaret dancers.

Where: 17 Warburton Lane, Melbourne
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