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Melbourne has many outdoor bars with spectacular views, including rooftop bars, bars overlooking the water and pubs with lively beer gardens.
120 Exhibition Street, Melbourne
Elevate yourself to a rooftop bar and lounge that has lifted the standards of substance and style. Aer Bar is unquestionably one of the best spots in the city for open aer dining and drinking in the heart of Melbourne.
Alumbra At Central Pier
Shed 9, Central Pier
161 Harbour Esplanade, Docklands
Situated at the end of Central Pier’s historic runway and housed in a 1914 heritage-listed cargo shed, Alumbra is an authentic warehouse conversion celebrating all that encompasses down town New York.
Arbory Bar and Eatery
Flinders Street station, 1 Flinders Walk, Melbourne
Arbory is uniquely located next to platform 13 of Flinders Street Station. This outdoor bar and restaurant spans the length of the station, for 150 metres along the Yarra.
Asian Beer Cafe
Asian Beer Cafe atmosphere is modern, but the furniture is in a worn Asian style, including the iron wood from an old cargo ship that was sunk by pirates off the coast of Indonesia.
Belgian Beer Cafe Melbourne
5 Riverside Quay, Southbank
On the ground floor of Eureka Tower, Belgian Beer Café Melbourne offers a distinctly European charm, pouring quality beer in the traditional way and a Belgian inspired menu.
Level 1, Trades Hall
Corner Victoria and Lygon Streets, Carlton
The Bella Union is performance space and a casual bar, hosting music gigs, theatrical performances, live comedy, parties, fundraiser benefits, forums and book launches.
Level 15 123 Queen Street, Melbourne
Blue Diamond is a high rise penthouse-style bar. If cigars and cocktails are your thing, then head on up to the fifteenth floor. It offers a meandering balcony and terraces spaces from which to take in the view of Melbourne by night.
Bomba Tapas Bar And Rooftop
103 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne
Formerly The Aylesbury, this venue has been revamped as Bomba Tapas Bar and Rooftop. Bomba is a Spanish workers bar where the simple and affordable tapas menu is designed to share. Ejoy fresh, festive, punchy food.
11 Rainbow Alley, Melbourne
Tucked behind Little Collins Street and next to the Melbourne Town Hall, this space is a softly lit, Parisian style gem, European furnishings and retro chic décor will delight.
23 - 25 Hardware Lane, Melbourne
Reflecting Melbourne’s diverse restaurant and bar culture, Campari caters for intimate groups to cocktail parties, with four levels of entertaiment.
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