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93 Bulla Road Essendon North, Melbourne, VI, AU, 3041

  • Phone: (61) 3 9374 2433
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4.3 out of 5 (3 reviews)
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  • Nightclubs

    »Edinburgh Castle

    Beer, live music and great company is all you need to have great an evening at Edinburgh Castle in Melbourne. With hardly anything that qualifies as flashy or luxurious, this pub has managed to make it to the list of favorites for locals. The pool table is an ideal place to strike up a conversation with regular guests while the beer makes the atmosphere lighter. The menu has simple pub fare like sandwiches, salads, chips that will keep everyone going for the night. You'll often find live music playing here, which is great to set the mood. All in all, Edinburgh Castle reminds us that the best things are often the simplest.

    681 Sydney Road
    Melbourne, VIC 3056

    »Croxton Park Hotel

    Croxton Park Hotel is the destination for several club goers of Thornbury for the best of live performances. The bar stages live music and other entertaining events on a regular basis. Walk in at any time and you will find an event happening here. For those who love sports, there's a sports bar where you can enjoy the best of live sports action on a wide screen with your pals by your side. For those who love to munch on delectable food, Croxton Park Hotel offers a wide range of crisp and tasty delicacies in its bistro. So, the next time you want to plan an event with your friends, think about Croxton Park Hotel for sure. Check website for timing details. 

    607 High Street
    Melbourne, VIC 3071

    »C Grade

    With a name as misleading as C Grade, this top-graded club hosts arguably the best Saturday nights in town. Located in a dimly-lit basement, their happening parties and dance events are popular among youngsters in the know. With a weekly lineup of resident DJs and guest acts, they have featured the likes of Bongmist, Otologic, Lewie Day and The Rusty Trombones. A unique addition, their bar is a service slot system that functions like an ATM machine.

    456 Queen Street
    Melbourne, VIC 3000

    »Glow Bar

    The Glow Bar is a fusion of architectural design and nightlife. Located in the heart of the city, it attracts a lot of high profile people, resulting in a lot of media coverage. The blue glowing shelves and the concrete bars are Glow's signature trademarks. The men behind the bar are experts and will conjure the best cocktails ever! The Glow also has a private function hall which can be availed for celebrations and parties.

    422 Queens Street
    Melbourne, VIC 3000

    »The Laundry

    Spread over two floors, The Laundry is a bar and live music venue. You first enter into the bar-lounge like place, which is best for drinks on an evening out with friends. The upper floor is a well-equipped venue with good acoustic and lighting, and this is where you will find bands or DJs playing. Different features on week-nights keep the regulars coming back for more, like Karaoke on Wednesdays or rock bands on Thursdays. Check the website for their schedules or contact for details.

    50 Johnston Street
    Fitzroy, VIC 3065

    »The Old Bar

    Here's a pub for those who like drinking and nothing else to unwind after a hard day at work. The Old Bar is quite well known among the locals of Fitzroy. Although it is rather small for live events, there is a stage where bands perform and fans enjoy an evening of rock and the likes. Share your space with friends at the pool table and other games. Call for additional information.

    74 - 76 Johnston Street
    Melbourne, VIC 3065

    »The Night Cat

    With the opening of The Night Cat in 1994, Melbourne's cafe culture finally came of age. It is a fusion of a comfortable lounge atmosphere, an elegant meeting place, complete with dance floor and sophisticated music that will have many people toe tapping and dancing to styles of music they would not usually listen to. Friday and Saturday nights are particularly busy and you may have to queue. On Sunday evenings an older, local crowd descends, creating a real community feel. The large bar serves basic drinks, house beer and wine. Focaccias and cakes are also available.

    141 Johnston Street
    Melbourne, VIC 3065


    Party goers, there's a call for you. Alumbra is a happening event venue that invites you to move your body to the tunes of some of the finest DJ music and live music performers. The venue stages performances by upcoming as well as renowned artists from Thursday to Sunday. On the other days, the venue is reserved for other events like corporate functions and social events. Taste the amazing food served here, especially the barbecue. Also for those who want to learn how to swing the bottle there is a bar school happening here four days a week. Check website for timing details. 

    161 Harbour Esplanade
    Melbourne, VIC 3006

    »Horse Bazaar

    Horse Bazaar is an eclectic mix of arty tastes, virtual decor, finest alcohol, light meals and music from every possible genre. In keeping with the commitment of promoting the electronic and Hi-tech visual arts in Melbourne, the interiors reflect the tech-savvy culture, and video projection surface is a treat for the eyes. The relaxed and friendly ambiance makes it an interesting spot for a get-together. Check website for more details. From Monday to Friday this place starts from 12p till late. On Saturday its opens at 6p.

    397 Little Lonsdale Street
    Melbourne, VIC 3000

    »Bennetts Lane Jazz Club

    This cozy bar is also Melbourne's premier jazz venue, run by jazz connoisseurs for jazz connoisseurs. On busy nights, punters crowd into every available space, including the stairs. Chatting during performances is frowned upon, but that is as far as the snobbery goes. At other times, this is a great place for conversation. Owner Michael Tortoni presents music he believes in rather than following fads, earning him accolades for his contribution to the jazz community. The jam sessions with visiting international artists after their Concert Hall performances are legendary. Cheese and fruit platters, cake, focaccia, basic spirits and house wine are available.

    25 Bennetts Lane
    Melbourne, VIC 3000

    »Amber Lounge

    Located in the crowded Lonsdale street is Amber lounge, one of the most happening night spots in Melbourne. The lighting gives a warm sunset afterglow feel to the decor and the ambiance is friendly. Enjoy Friday nights with music by DJ Sensation, among others who make you groove to their tunes. The music ranges from R & B, pop, hip-hop and contemporary beats. Try out the wide selection of beverages or just binge on the interesting items on their menu. With its glowing decor and spacious seating, this lounge makes for an excellent venue for hosting private functions.

    388 Lonsdale Street
    Melbourne, VIC 3000

    »Jwow Wine Bar

    Jwow Wine Bar lets you make your selection from amongst 650 high quality Australian and European wines. An American styled bar, it also has a strong blend of the Orient. There are wine tasting sessions where you could sample some of the finest wines and masterpieces. For those not so taken up with wine, beers and soft drinks are also available. The best time to visit the bar however is in the evenings where the mood changes and there is a cozy and intimate vibe all through the bar.  

    243 Little Lonsdale Street
    Melbourne, VIC 3000
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