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Melbourne's Best Cocktails: A Guide to the City's Top Drinks

Sep 11, 2022

Melbourne's Best Cocktails: A Guide to the City's Top Drinks

Melbourne is known for its love of good food and drinks. Whether you're looking for a classic cocktail or something more experimental, Melbourne has got you covered. In this guide, we will explore some of the best cocktails that the city has to offer. From hidden bars to rooftop lounges, we've got all the hotspots! So grab a friend, order a few drinks, and get ready for an evening you won't forget.

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Father's Office

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Father's Office is a popular speakeasy bar & restaurant for locals and tourists alike. This cosy bar is located in the heart of the city and offers a range of classic cocktails with a twist. We recommend trying the "Aperol Spritz" - it's perfect for summer days (or any day, really). If you're feeling hungry, they also have a great food menu with share plates to keep you going. We personally love their signature Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich which features MSA certified scotch fillet toasted in onion jam on a toasted charcoal brioche roll with American mustard and American cheesy sauce. So what are you waiting for? Head on down to Father's Office and enjoy a drink (or two)!

Eau De Vie Melbourne

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If you're looking for a classy cocktail bar, look no further than Eau De Vie, a 1920's American-inspired bar. This hidden gem is located on Malthouse Lane and is the perfect spot for a date night or evening out with friends. The bartenders are experts at mixing drinks, so you're guaranteed to find something to your taste. Each concoction features a different style influenced by the different theatres of the world, such as the tart & zesty Yuzu Mule to the spicy and vegetal Qing Dynasty.

Lui Bar

For those who want to enjoy a cocktail with a view, Lui Bar is the place to be. This rooftop bar is located on top of the Melbourne Hilton Hotel and offers stunning views of the city skyline. Sip on a refreshing "Passionfruit Martini" as you watch the sun set over the city. Or, if you're feeling adventurous, try one of their "Smoked Cocktails". Trust us, they're worth the hype!

There you have it - our guide to the best cocktails in Melbourne. Whether you're looking for a classic cocktail or something more experimental, we hope this guide has helped you find your new favourite spot. Want to join the Liven community of fabulous foodies just like you? Find out more about the perks today. Cheers!