In Melbourne, the bar scene is as much about innovation as it is about tradition. Here, bars are more like creative labs, where the craft of cocktail-making is constantly refined. Seasonal ingredients and bold experimentation shape the menus, meaning even the classics are often given a fresh and bold twist. Featuring Boilermaker House, Eau-de-Vie and Nick & Nora’s.
From wine bars to speakeasies, raise a glass to some of these wonderful drinking establishments in Melbourne CBD and the surrounding suburbs.
We’ve rounded up the top spots for exchanging footsies, sweet nothings and ambrosial delights with that special someone in your life.
Join us as we unpack IWD 2024 and what it means, specifically, for women in the Hospitality Industry. The Speakeasy Group are so excited to be hosting two events celebrating all that it is to be a woman in the industry we that love.
Hosted by the ever dynamic, industry powerhouse, Hilary McNevin, along with a line-up of inspirational panellists from a broad cross section of our fine industry, kick-ass women & allies alike. Lend your voice to the Q&A as we pave the way for a more inclusive and empowered future.
Engage with like-minded professionals with some space to connect over some delicious drinks & nibbles (after all, it’s what we do)!
Join us as we unpack IWD 2024 and what it means, specifically, for women in the Hospitality Industry. The Speakeasy Group are so excited to be hosting two events celebrating all that it is to be a woman in the industry that we love.
What does economic empowerment mean for women in hospitality? Ever wish you’d learned how to file a tax form instead of trigonometry at school?
Join us for a trio of practical and interactive workshop sessions for some life hacks on economic empowerment you can actually use!
Rockpool Bar & Grill, Penfolds Restaurant and Stokehouse are all returning with bookable elevated dining experiences; Andrew McConnell’s Morning Market will be slinging coffee and gourmet sandwiches again for more casual but well executed eats; while Nick & Nora’s will offer cocktails and snacks.
Pearl diving is hard work. It takes a good eye, patience, and a passion for oysters. Pearl diving is hard work. It takes a good eye, patience, and a passion for oysters. Coincidentally, these are three traits shared by Alex Boon and Pez Collier, the lauded Brisbane bartenders who spent two years gently buffing their idea for a shucking great oyster bar into a polished pearl.
Once 13th on the World’s 50 Best Bars list, Eau-de-Vie is back with inventive takes of espresso martinis and old fashioneds.
Bar Superbox by Nick & Nora’s –As you step inside your Superbox, prepare to be transported to the glamour and speakeasy flair of a lavish, post-prohibition rendezvous.
Rockpool Bar and Grill, Penfolds’ Restaurant and Stokehouse are all returning for AO24 with their elevated premium dining experiences. As well has the popular Rod Laver Arena restaurant and bar Superboxes by Shane Delia’s Maha and famous Melbourne cocktail bar Nick and Nora’s.