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Looking for a night out filled with cheap drinks? Enjoy our handpicked list of the best happy hours in Melbourne. From cheap beer, wine, cider, cocktails and spirits; it’s all here. And the best part is, we only list Melbourne’s best venues.

Shaw Davey Slum

Carlton
An incredibly colourful bar with a magical open rooftop.
What: Selected Pots
Price: $2
When: 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Days:
M T W T F S S

Mango Lounge Bar

Moonee Ponds
Cocktails and craft beer with regular DJ sessions.
What: Bottled Beer
Price: $5
When: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Cantina St Kilda

St Kilda
An underground Mexican joint with neon lights.
What: Margaritas
Price: $10
When: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

European Bier Cafe

CBD
Lots of beer on tap plus an incredible rooftop.
What: 1/2 Price Tap Beer
Price: -50%
When: 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Days:
M T W T F S S

Pablo Honey

St Kilda
Serving delicious tapas & cocktails.
What: 2-For-1 Cocktails
Price: 2-4-1
When: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

True South

Black Rock
A beach side venue serving its signature craft beer.
What: True South Craft Beer Pints
Price: $6
When: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Highlander Bar

CBD
A hidden Scottish tavern down a cobblestone laneway.
What: Beer Of The Week
Price: $5
When: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Abstract 157

Prahran
Possibly the most welcoming bar in Melbourne.
What: Selected Cocktails
Price: $10
When: 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

The Collection Bar

Richmond
An intimate cocktail bar serving burgers & wings.
What: Schooners
Price: $6
When: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Royal Saxon

Richmond
A modern Italian restaurant with a leafy beer garden.
What: Piccolo Negronis
Price: $10
When: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Twirled Pasta Bar

Docklands
House-made pasta in a corner cafe.
What: Bottled Beer (With Pasta Purchase)
Price: $5
When: 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

St Kilda Branch

St Kilda
An art deco styled bar with kerbside benches.
What: Beer Jugs
Price: $12
When: 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Wings of Glory

South Melbourne
Wings, wings, wings (and beer.)
What: Tap Beer Pints
Price: $5
When: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

56 Bricks

Windsor
A public bar with regular DJs.
What: House Wine
Price: $6
When: 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Carlton Club

CBD
A multi-level bar with a tropical themed rooftop.
What: Frozen Margaritas
Price: $12
When: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Lazerpig Pizza Parlour

Collingwood
A neon lit, backstreet pizza parlour.
What: Coopers Pints
Price: $7.50
When: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Hoo Haa

Windsor
An upstairs bar an awesome beer garden.
What: Selected Cocktails
Price: $10
When: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Lounge Bar & Kitchen

CBD
A laidback lounge overlooking Swanston Street.
What: Boags Jugs
Price: $12
When: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Jimmy's Tap & Barrel

Ascot Vale
A cosy craft beer bar with over 12 different taps.
What: Brunswick Bitter Schooner
Price: $5
When: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Campari House

CBD
A rooftop bar down one of the city's best laneways.
What: Rotating Happy Hour
Price: Varies
When: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Transport Bar

CBD
A modern multi-level bar at Federation Square.
What: Pots
Price: $3
When: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

POW Kitchen

St Kilda
A pan-Asian restaurant overlooking Fitzroy St.
What: Aperol Spritz
Price: $10
When: Midday - 10:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Fox Hotel

Collingwood
A local pub with a killer rooftop beer garden.
What: Beer & Cider Pints
Price: $6
When: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Hello José

West Melbourne
A taqueria with a beer garden and plenty of margaritas.
What: Margaritas
Price: $10
When: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Seoulja Boy

CBD
A Korean eatery with a love for hip-hop.
What: Selected Cocktails
Price: $10
When: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Aviary Hotel

Abbotsford
A modern pub with a happening beer garden.
What: Pots
Price: $3
When: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Ferdydurke

CBD
A unassuming hidden bar overlooking Tattersall's lane.
What: Royal Jamaican Ginger Beer
Price: $8
When: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Tom Phat

Brunswick
A cosy Thai joint with unique signature cocktails.
What: House Cocktails
Price: $10
When: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Honey Bar

South Melbourne
A modern corner bar & restaurant.
What: Corona
Price: $5
When: 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

The Beaufort

Carlton
A welcoming dive bar serving ribs & burgers.
What: Negronis
Price: $9
When: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Fatto Bar & Cantina

Southbank
A modern Italian restaurant on the bank of The Yarra.
What: Featured Cocktails
Price: $9
When: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Wesley Anne

Northcote
A low-lit bar and restaurant in a former church.
What: Coburg Lager Jugs
Price: $15
When: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Father's Office

CBD
A 1920's speakeasy opposite The State Library.
What: House Wine
Price: $5
When: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Harley House

CBD
A huge basement bar serving pisco sours.
What: Pisco Sours
Price: $12
When: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Holliava

Richmond
A two-level bar with a sun soaked beer garden.

Somewhere Bar

Prahran
A dive bar with comfy couches.
What: House Wine
Price: $5
When: 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

The Alehouse Project

Brunswick East
Craft beer specialists with a rotating kitchen.
What: Jugs of the Bartender's Choice
Price: $15
When: 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Fiftyfive

CBD
An underground bar with comfy couches.
What: Selected Craft Beer Pots (Until Sold Out)
Price: $3
When: 6:00 pm - 1:30 am
Days:
M T W T F S S

Bimbo Deluxe

Fitzroy
DJs, comfy couches and a rooftop beer garden.
What: Espresso Martinis
Price: $10
When: 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Days:
M T W T F S S

Compass Pizza

Brunswick East
A pizza bar with a beautiful mid-century interior.
What: Mimosas
Price: $6
When: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

The Last Jar

CBD
A corner Irish pub with a cosy beer garden.
What: Pints Of Guinness, Kilkenny & Selected Beer
Price: $9
When: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Fifth Province

St Kilda
A traditional Irish pub with hearty grub.
What: Magners Cider Pints
Price: $8
When: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Metropol

St Kilda
A vine covered bar with a grass covered balcony.
What: Espresso Martinis
Price: $12
When: 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Shimbu

Brunswick East
A family run modern Tibetan restaurant.
What: 50% Off Drinks
Price: -50%
When: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Girl Next Door

St Kilda
A bar inspired by Southern California.
What: Basic Spirits
Price: $5
When: 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

El Coco

CBD
A Cuban hideaway featuring palm trees and videogames.
What: Tap Beer Schooners
Price: $5
When: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Red Spice QV

CBD
A modern Asian restaurant with a city view.
What: Lychee Martini
Price: $12
When: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Beach Burrito

Fitzroy
A Mexican joint with an indoor 90's inspired skate bowl.
What: 1/2 Price Cocktails
Price: -50%
When: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Rochester Hotel

Fitzroy
A casual hotel with live music and cosy beer garden.
What: Moon Dog Pint
Price: $7
When: 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Stone Hotel

Fitzroy
A modern corner pub in the middle of Fitzroy.
What: Basic Spirits
Price: $6
When: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Terminus Hotel

Abbotsford
An art deco styled pub with a beer garden.
What: House Wine
Price: $5
When: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Spread Eagle Hotel

Richmond
A 127 yo corner pub with the locals in mind.
What: Cider Pots
Price: $4
When: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Fitzroy Social

Fitzroy
A massive dining hall with hanging plants.
What: Selected Beer Schooners
Price: $5
When: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Freddie Wimpoles

St Kilda
American deli-style grub served in a smooth saloon.
What: Tap Beer Schooners & Pints
Price: $8
When: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Carlton Yacht Club

Carlton
A nautical themed cocktail bar on Lygon St.
What: House Wine
Price: $6
When: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Mango Lounge Bar

Moonee Ponds
Cocktails and craft beer with regular DJ sessions.
What: Basic Spirits
Price: $5
When: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Bobbie Peels

North Melbourne
A corner pub with a cosy beer garden.
What: Pints
Price: $8
When: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Chicken 'N' Beer

Richmond
Fried chicken and a big selection of beer.
What: 2-For-1 Cocktails
Price: 2-4-1
When: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Abacus

South Yarra
A modern restaurant inside a renovated Westpac.
What: Craft Beer Schooners
Price: $6
When: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Asian Beer Cafe

CBD
Cheap beer and cocktails made especially for students.
What: Cocktails
Price: $7
When: 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Mr Scruff's

Collingwood
Serving dude-food and cocktails.
What: House Wine
Price: $5
When: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Charles Weston Hotel

Brunswick
A homely corner pub with a fantastic beer garden.
What: Coburg Lager Jugs
Price: $15
When: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Metropolitan Hotel

CBD
A longstanding hotel offering classic pub food.
What: Craft Beer Pints
Price: $8
When: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Burma Lane

CBD
A high-ceiling restaurant with hanging birdcages.
What: BYO Wine
Price: Free
When: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Gem Bar

Collingwood
An American BBQ joint with live music.
What: Frozen Margaritas
Price: $10
When: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Woodlands Hotel

Brunswick
A whimsical pub with a leafy beer garden.
What: 25% Off Tap Beer & Wine
Price: -25%
When: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Glamorama

Fitzroy
A glam bar serving fancy cocktails.
What: 2x Espresso Martinis
Price: $20
When: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Caffe La Via

Malvern
A modern cafe with an arty courtyard.
What: Craft Beer Schooners
Price: $4
When: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

The Mill House

CBD
A smooth underground bar with regular DJs.
What: House Wine
Price: $7.50
When: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Munich Brauhaus

South Wharf
A traditional Bavarian bierhaus with some big eats.
What: 500ml Craft Beer
Price: $5
When: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

The Bridge Hotel

Richmond
A corner pub split in two with a cobblestone laneway.
What: Pints
Price: $7
When: 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Est. 1906

Seddon
A warm cafe with a large beer garden.
What: House Wine
Price: $5
When: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Terminus Hotel Fitzroy North

North Fitzroy
A gastro-pub over 150 years old.
What: Moon Dog Pale Ale Schooners
Price: $5
When: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Polly

Fitzroy
A glam cocktail bar with plush couches.
What: Featured Cocktails
Price: $12
When: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

The Wolf & I

Windsor
A corner pub with kerbside benches.
What: Pints
Price: $7.50
When: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Maeve Fox

Richmond
A slick bar with a fireplace and booth seating.
What: House Wine
Price: $4
When: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

The Posty

Richmond
A refurbished post office with a beer garden.
What: Prosecco
Price: $5
When: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Bar 9T4

Richmond
A dive bar with regular weekend DJs.
What: Mercury Cider
Price: $6
When: 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

David's Restaurant

Prahran
A backstreet modern Chinese restaurant.
What: BYO Wine
Price: Free
When: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

College Lawn Hotel

Prahran
Upbeat pub with a bustling beer garden.
What: Pints
Price: $7
When: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

National Hotel

Richmond
A modern corner pub serving pan-Asian bites.
What: Cider Pints
Price: $7
When: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Northcote Social Club

Northcote
An iconic music venue with a laidback balcony.
What: Sangria Jugs
Price: $20
When: 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Richmond Club Hotel

Richmond
A massive pub with an incredible rooftop bar.
What: Selected Pints
Price: $7
When: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Tazio

CBD
An intimate Italian restaurant and bar.
What: Rotating 'Drink of the Moment'
Price: $5
When: 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Provincial Hotel

Fitzroy
A laid-back pub with couches and a beer garden.
What: Espresso Martinis
Price: $10
When: 7:00 pm - Midnight
Days:
M T W T F S S

Edinburgh Castle

Brunswick
A corner pub with a lively beer garden.
What: Coburg Lager Jugs
Price: $15
When: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Bohemian Wine Bar

South Wharf
Spanish tapas in a colourful bar near The Yarra.
What: Selected Wines
Price: $6
When: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Captain Baxter

St Kilda
A sleek bar with a terrace right beside St Kilda Beach.
What: Selected Cocktails
Price: $12
When: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Bangpop

South Wharf
Thai hawker served inside a warehouse styled space.
What: Schooners
Price: $6
When: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Wharf Hotel

CBD
A riverside pub with 10 TVs dedicated to sport.
What: Schooners
Price: $7
When: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Swan Hotel

Richmond
A classic pub with a large beer garden.
What: Pints
Price: $7
When: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Prahran Hotel

Prahran
A modern pub with beautiful cylindrical booths.
What: House Wine
Price: $7
When: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Jane Doe Bar

Prahran
There's nothing but couches in this intimate bar.
What: Selected Cocktails
Price: $10
When: 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Zhou Zhou

South Yarra
A late night lounge, hidden above an oriental tea house.
What: Schooners
Price: $6
When: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

Katuk

South Yarra
An upstairs drinking den with a Nintendo 64.
What: Classic Cocktails
Price: $10
When: 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Days:
M T W T F S S

The B.East

Brunswick East
Burgers, vegan specials & rock 'n' roll.
What: Pints
Price: $10
When: 5:30 pm - 1:00 am
Days:
M T W T F S S

29th Apartment

St Kilda
New York inspired decor with giant Jenga.
What: Beer
Price: $5
When: 8:00 pm - 1:00 am
Days:
M T W T F S S

Black Rabbit

CBD
A basement bar with regular R&B nights.
What: Featured Cocktails
Price: $10
When: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Days:
M T W T F S S

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