Best Nightlife

Out of all the clubs and bars in a city, 10Best narrows the options to those places with the most appeal and the best reputations. We offer a carefully vetted selection to let you explore Melbourne nightlife on your own. If time is really tight, though, and you don't have the leisure to look through all our offerings, we present our Melbourne Best Nightlife list. Here, we distill the best businesses down to a special selection of ten. These places promise a stellar experience and a taste of the city that you just can't miss.

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Sexy and sleek, this cocktail bar boasts a rather seductive interior, with velvet drapes, cushy couches, upholstered walls, silk accents and low lighting. The clientele comes to see and be seen at this posh bar where the martinis reign supreme....  Read More

Liquid Bar Cafe Lounge

Situated in the bustling Docklands area, this trendy spot attracts its fair share of fashion-conscious professionals who appreciate the waterside setting, stylish décor and comprehensive food and beverage menu. Indeed, Melbourne has no better...  Read More

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Der Raum

Widely regarded as the single best cocktail bar in Melbourne, Der Raum will amaze you not only with the scope of their drinks list but their exacting methodology. They use only freshly pressed juices, which means their cocktail menu is seasonal...  Read More

Last Laugh at the Comedy Club

Acts at Melbourne's premiere comedy club will keep you laughing throughout the night. Top shelf performers from all over the world come to do gigs at this Collins Street favorite. Notables such as David Strassman and Wendy Harmer have performed...  Read More

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A hybrid cafe and cocktail bar, the interestingly named Hairy Canary burns the candle at both ends, serving breakfast to early morning risers and cocktails to late night partiers. It's a popular gathering place for a diverse mix of clientele and...  Read More

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Laid-back and sure of itself, Misty offers a relaxing spot for a drink at the end of a long day. It's tucked away at the end of a small alley and keeps things light with a "no ties" policy. The interior space is uncluttered and sleek, and DJs...  Read More

Melbourne Supper Club

A late night haven for lounge goers, the Melbourne Supper Club has established a reputation for outstanding drinks in a great atmosphere. Low lighting, posh decor, tasty food, top-shelf Cuban cigars and expensive wines make for a glamorous...  Read More

Crown Entertainment Complex

Situated along the Yarra River in the Southbank district, the Crown Entertainment Complex provides a myriad of nightlife options as well as dining and shopping choices. The mega casino offers a wealth of gaming options, from Poker to Blackjack...  Read More

Bennetts Lane Jazz Club

The sounds of big band and cutting edge jazz regularly fill the halls of Melbourne's popular Bennetts Lane. This club has become known as the standard of jazz in the capital city and regularly fills to capacity. The decor is basic and...  Read More

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Offering live comedy 6 nights a week, Comic Lounge is THE place to hear the biggest names and funniest folks from your favourite TV and radio programmes. Enormous (it seats up to 450), the space nevertheless feels intimate, as the tables are...  Read More

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