Carlton Bars

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Best Bars in Carlton

Johnny’s Green Room rooftop bar offers an experience that will suit everyone. Whether you want to enjoy a drink and some food with friends, watch the sunset or party until the early hours of the morning, Johnny’s has something for you. It has a neon-lit Sirena “Tonno” sign restored after sitting atop the building for decades and 15-metre long bar serving an impressive drinks list. The rooftop is big enough to comfortably fit 200 people.

Gerald Diffey and Mario Di Ienno, the brains behind Gerald’s Bar in Carlton, have put their all into this establishment. Between the two of them they have years of experience in some of Melbourne’s best restaurants – but Gerald’s Bar is different.

It has a warm light and pleasant atmosphere that will make you feel at home, like a local. So pull up a stool, relax, and enjoy one of Melbourne’s hidden gems. Who knows, maybe you’ll even end up becoming a regular!

The Prince Alfred Hotel is located in Carlton, Australia. It reopened in April 2018 after closing for a revamp at the end of 2017 and was bought by 100 Burgers Group (Welcome to Thorbury, Belle’s Hot Chicken and Mr Burger). The hotel has been turned into a student haven complete with rooftop bar and pool. With an abundance of places to study, the hotel caters to students who want to miss lectures when they’re here on vacation or enjoying their summer break.

Heartattack and Vine is a café, bar and live music venue. It’s also a hub for the creative community of Melbourne. With a focus on great coffee, wine and food from local producers, it has been an integral part of the inner-city suburb of Carlton since 2012. The space is open 7 days a week with something going on every night – be that live music events or their famous Sunday sessions which have become renowned as one of Melbourne’s best places to catch up with friends over brunch.