Best Bars In Melbourne

Alumbra at central pier

Looking for a new after work hangout or weekend joint to frequent, here’s our pick of the best bars and pubs in Melbourne to visit for a fill of the good stuff.

1806
Having one the award for Best Cocktail Menu in the World in 2008, it is no surprise bar 1806 is itself named after the iconic year in history where the word cocktail was defined in writing.

169-171 Exhibition Street, Melbourne
www.1806.com.au

THE QUIET MAN
This is perhaps the most Irish Pub in Australia, with traditional Irish dishes, old fashioned decor, plus a cozy log fire to keep you cozy warm this Aussie winter.

217 Racecourse Road, Flemington, Melbourne
www.thequietman.com.au

ALUMBRA AT CENTRAL PIER
This trendy Bar is hidden away in a 1914 heritage-listed cargo shed at the end of the Central Pier’s historic runway. Dressed up from head to toe in everything that is downtown New York, visit Alumbra for its line-up of world class UK & European DJs as well as mouth watering American menu loaded with burgers and hotdogs.

Shed 9, Central Pier, 161 Harbour Esplanade, Docklands, Melbourne
www.alumbra.com.au

WESLEY ANNE
Wesley Anne is a classic Scottish pub with stone walls old fashioned pew-style booths and a hearty menu to warm you up in the Aussie winter.

250 High Street, Northcote, Melbourne
www.wesleyanne.com