Melbourne is the home of Laneway Bars, Pubs and Restaurants. Our Guide give you an insiders look into some of the best the city has to offer. From chic cocktail and wine bars to loungy basement and quirky rooftop spaces. Our Editors have done the research and scoured the boutique alleys like Hardware, Flinders & Drewery Lane's as well as Rainbow Alley & Russell Place, to bring you this free list of Melbourne's best.
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Feature pieces, antique furniture, tea lights, cushions, decorative lanterns and a stylish soundtrack will transport you back in time to the romance, mystery and decadence of Old Shanghai.
Our food menu features incredible Asian cuisine from Chinese Yum Cha favourites to tasty Japanese Izakaya dishes perfect as a full meal or a simple bar snack. Our cocktail list will dazzle your tastebuds with everything from our delectable Asian-themed signature creations to the quintessential old-school classics. A glance at our back bar will make your jaw drop with one of Melbourne’s biggest and best collection of luxury and rare spirits.
To keep things interesting we have live jazz every Tuesday from 7:30pm with Opium Jazz, live R&B every Thursday from 9pm with Shaolin Funk, and DJs spinning lounge, R&B, pop, and disco every Saturday from 9pm with Shanghai’d.
Rum lovers can’t miss The Melbourne Rum Club on the first Monday of every month where you will indulge in rum tastings, rum cocktails, and rum tales.
In addition to being the perfect place for a date, Golden Monkey is also the ideal place to host a private function.
We look forward to meeting you soon and giving you some of our world famous Monkey love.