With the weather warming up, finding a classy venue is a great option for soaking up the sun and relaxing after work.
Even better if it’s happy hour! Here are five Melbourne favourites:
Massi, 4.30pm – 6.30pm
- 445 Little Collins Street, city
- (03) 9670 5347
For city dwellers, Massi will host an aperitivo hour from 4.30pm-6.30pm, offering a stylish spot to debrief with colleagues and friends.
Enjoy $10 Aperol Spritz and $9 prosecco or keep celebrations flowing with $7 TAP. wines, the only service that preserves premium varietals in stainless steel cylinders before pouring wine from custom designed towers.
Pickett’s Deli and Rotisserie, it’s always happy hour
- 507 Elizabeth St, Melbourne 3000
- (03) 9328 3213
If you’re on the other side of the city, the newly launched Pickett’s Deli and Rotisserie (Queen Victoria Market) is the ideal spot for summer sipping.
Guests can enjoy a range of 20 wines available by the glass, alongside freshly shucked oysters (from $3.5) and charcuterie boards (from $14).
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L’Hotel Gitan, 4pm – 6pm
- 32 Commercial Road, Prahran
- (03) 9999 0990
South of the river, French favourite L’Hotel Gitan offers $2 oysters and $12 glasses of Pol Roger between 4pm – 6pm.
Sth Central, 4.30pm – 6.30pm
- 4 Yarra St, South Yarra
- (03) 8679 6755
Trendy neighbourhood social and dining hotspot Sth Central serves up $15 antipasto plates, $5 tap beer and $12 sparkling rose from 4:30pm-6:30pm.
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Grosvenor Hotel, 5pm – 7pm
- 10 Brighton Road, St Kilda East, VIC 3183
- (03) 9531 1542
While even further south Grosvenor Hotel has $6 beer, $6 house wine and $6 basic spirits from 5pm – 7pm, as well as all day specials such as $15 burgers on Mondays and $20 Aged 250gram Porterhouse steak on Thursdays.