Discover 10 of the best bars in Melbourne’s CBD with water views, rooftops, outdoor spaces, happy hours, live music, jazz, craft beer and beer gardens. Wine, cocktail, lounge and boutique venues featured on our guide offer ideas of the perfect place for Saturday night out, after work drinks or New Year’s Eve celebrations.
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With a stunning beer garden and cocktail lounge set amongst the bustle of Victoria Street’s Little Saigon, the Aviary Hotel enjoys a relaxed ambiance for casual drinks, dining and special events. Sundays at the Aviary are complimented by a chicken roast, soul, motown and funk.
The drink menu offers a great selection of local and imported beer and cider, and a thoughtfully chosen wine list of old and new world varietals. Bartenders craft unique and seasonal cocktails to match your mood, the weather or social event.
Top quality counter meals of pub classics and steak are available, with special offerings from Monday night burgers to Friday lunch steaks.
Group dining and private functions are available in the versatile space.