10 of the Best! Melbourne Bars

Are you looking for new or hidden places to drink in Melbourne? The first thing you will need to do is find a bar that’s suitable for your mood, occasion, size of group, taste in alcohol, fit out & atmosphere.

At 10 of the Best! We have the solution. We feature a number of Melbourne’s best bars for casual drinks, fine wine, classy cocktails & award winning beverages. Our simple and easy to use guide will help you find the perfect bar to make your day, afternoon or night, a memorable one.

You can search our guide by drink, special features and unique speciality, popular, street & laneway or close to landmarks. You can also search by location or map, venue style or a particular key feature, such as rooftop, laneway or with views.


Venue profile pages display images of drinks, food and spaces, price guides, contact information and an easy to use booking form.

Arranged below are a few quick links to our most popular bar searches for people drinking in Melbourne.


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Best Melbourne Bars


Looking for a hidden or quirky place for birthday drinks, with views of the city & great food for a group of friends, you will find some of Melbourne’s best bars on 10 of the best!

Melbourne Cocktail Bars


Planning a classy get together of wine & tapas with friends or a hen’s night out with cheap happy hours, 10 of the best, features a great list of hidden city cocktail bars in Melbourne. Other popular venue locations featured are Southbank, Chapel Street & Flinders Lane.

Southbank Bars Melbourne


Drinking at the best Southbank bars in Melbourne is easy on 10ofthebest.com. Our list includes Southgate rooftop venues with stunning city & Yarra River views, outdoor tapas restaurants serving great cocktails & pubs with cheap eats, all perfect to see in the New Year.

Melbourne Bars with views


Looking for a bar with stunning bay views, river views, city views or garden views in Melbourne? Then check out our great list of waterfront & rooftop bars here at 10 of the best!

Melbourne CBD Bars


Discovering the best City bar in Melbourne is simple with 10 of the best.com. We have listed bars in hidden laneways and streets, secret basements & rooftops with amazing views. We are sure to have the ideal place with the ideal cocktail, to make your time a memorable one!

Bars in Melbourne with Beer Gardens


Finding the perfect bar with a beer garden in Melbourne is simple on 10ofthebest.com. From Fitzroy & Brunswick in the inner north to Richmond in the inner east & St Kilda we have compiled a list of bars with the best outdoor spaces & atmosphere for you and your guests. 

Melbourne Bars Cheap


Looking for a bar in Melbourne on a budget, with reasonable pub meals, happy hours, cocktails & beers? Then take a look at the bars on 10ofthebest.com. We feature a range of affordable places to drink throughout Melbourne perfect for students & their friends!

Melbourne Bars with Live Music


If you’re into original bands or cover bands, you will find some of Melbourne best live music bars & pubs on 10ofthebest.com.

Happy Hour Bars in Melbourne


Check out 10ofthebest.com if you need to find a bar with the best happy hour in Melbourne. Here you will find bars offering cheap drinks or cheap beers on Friday nights, on Collins Street in the CBD, at Southbank with city & water views. All perfect for after work drinks!

Unique Melbourne Bars


Melbourne has a plethora of unique bars waiting to be experienced & discovered. Perched on urban rooftops, hidden in street art clad laneways & many with unusual settings & one off spaces. If you’re looking for something a bit different, our 10ofthebest.com bar guide has a great list of unique places throughout the City of Melbourne.

Melbourne Bars for Groups


Finding a bar or pub for large or small groups in Melbourne can be a challenge sometimes, especially if you’ve left it until the last minute. Never fear!  From City rooftops to basements in hidden laneways, you’re sure to find the perfect bar for your group on 10ofthebest.com.

Rooftop Bars in Melbourne


Finding the perfect rooftop bar in and around Melbourne is a breeze on 10ofthebest.com. Featured are some of Melbourne’s best roof top bars & pubs in the City & CBD, perfect for you and your guests.

After Work Drinks in Melbourne


Friday 5pm calls for something special! Finding the best bars for after work drinks in Melbourne is easy with 10 of the best.com. We have listed bars in the Melbourne CBD, Docklands, Hidden City streets & laneways, secret basements & rooftops. We’re sure to have the ideal place with the ideal space to make your after work dinks, memorable! Have a great weekend.