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Follow up a day of runway action with a night full of fun and activity. Fortunately, Melbourne puts on a show when the lights go out from rooftop bars, hidden gems down alleyways to wine bar.


Take in jaw-dropping views of the CBD skyline at Rooftop Bar, set seven storeys atop the popular Curtain House, where the drinks are cold and the vibe is hot.

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Arbory Bar and Eatery

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 River.

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Beer Hall, Eating House and Disco. Eclectic cocktails, beers and Thai dishes served in a cool, bustling bar with murals on the walls.

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Garden State Hotel

Spread over four levels, this is one of the cities newest hot spots. The central atrium is decked out with full-grown trees and glowing spheres.

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Carlton Club

A flashy cocktail bar with a psychedelic colour scheme and quirky animal decor. A textual labyrinth of indoor and outdoor spaces.

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Section 8

Possibly the most permanent pop-up bar around, the Section 8 container bar combines a beer garden without the pub and a bar out of a box.

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City Wine Shop

Perched at the top of Spring Street, European sophistication slips out on the street outside the grandeur of Parliament house.

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Eau De Vie

Only locals would know this one, a classy bar with whiskey, cocktails and tasting menus, plus a hidden lounge behind a bookcase.

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