Chapel Street Melbourne is a hot spot for all things bar related and Steer Bar & Grill is sure to make use of the street’s reputation. Since opening in early September the new kid on the block has been going all out to impress those well heeled Melbournites.
Owners Jimmy Sing and Hana Shimada have revamped their recently opened venue adding a new front bar area that they describe as, “Part social Club, part subterranean getaway and part late-night drinking haven.
Housed within the auspiciously arched Romanesque walls of the historic QVB building is the second Italian offering from the team at Bacco. With the success and reputation of the original Chifley Plaza site comes their secondi, and brings with it a good little offering of cocktails, wine and food.
Just about everyone knows the drill at the now iconic restaurant and bar Bodega, Surrey Hills. Get there early, be prepared to wait and then ask for a seat at the bar and watch Elvis Abrahanowicz and Ben Milgate punch out an amazing array of food only inches from your over stimulated eyes
Within a cobbler glass throw of Melbourne pumping Chapel St is the sweet little wine and cocktail bar named Marmalade. Hamish Goonetilleke, owner of the new venture invites you down to kick back on the vintage chesterfield in out open front bar and watch as the world rushes by.
The former site of The Middle Bar has undergone a drastic makeover to become LO-FI.
Inspired by the ubiquitous small bars littered throughout Brazil, Boteco has created a warm and intimate space for patrons to hide away and nibble on fantastic treats and enjoy great drinks.
Inspired by a children’s nursery rhyme, Papa Goose is a new offering on the already jam packed Flinders Lane, Melbourne. Chef and Owner Neale White and his designer brother Lance White have created a stylish new venue with an industrial core based around steel beams, heavy wood and exposed air conditioning units.
Tucked away at the end of Kings Lane a petite hole in the wall is serving up an impressive range of tapas, cocktails and wines – all by the alluring light of candles.
With the luck of the Irish Solas bar should do well. The name means ‘light’ in Gaelic and comes off as quite eloquent and romantic for a language that can sometimes have your tongue in knots.