Fitzroy Bars

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Best Bars in Fitzroy


The Everleigh is a Melbourne bar for cocktail connoisseurs. The drinks menu includes creative cocktails like Son of a Beesting, made with Settlers Old Tom gin, lemon, honey and ginger; or Honky Tonk made with Bourbon and Montenegro.

There’s also an extensive spirits list including local products from the likes of Bundaberg Rum to Amaro Lucano. You can relax in elegant surrounds that include leather Chesterfield couches while you peruse the drink menu which boasts over 140 different drinks. Book your next function or sample The Everleigh Bottling Co at home.


Bad Frankie is a Fitzroy bar and a great spot for gin lovers. This Melbourne bar stocks 150 gins, all sourced from Australia! The store’s owner and passionate bartender, Seb Costello, has met each distiller in his quest to stock the shelves of this Melbourne establishment. He’ll tell you everything you need to know about any particular spirit—just ask him!


The Elysian Whisky Bar is a small and cosy whisky and cocktail bar located on the lower end of Brunswick Street in Fitzroy. With an ever changing backbar of 350 bottles of rare and interesting whiskies on the shelves, and a focus on Independent Bottlings from around the world.

About 10 new whiskies are introduced every week. Whether it be for connoisseurs to collectors or just someone looking for something different to try out. The Elysian has 3 signature cocktails available at all times; Gin & Tonic, Negroni Sbagliato and their own creation Gimlet #2 made with Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum, Lime Juice and Honey.


The Shady Lady Fitzroy bar is a classic watering hole in Melbourne, Australia. Tasselled lampshades cast a soft glow over the long bar lined with stools. It’s comfortable and familiar inside 36 Johnston Street – dimly lit with worn concrete floors, dark teal paint on the walls and wood panelling for that lived-in feel. It’s the perfect Melbourne bar for locals to meet up or travellers looking for an authentic Australian experience.


Bar Liberty Fitzroy Melbourne, Australia is an innovative and fun bar with a laid-back approach. The refashioned bar globe, with champagne sabre (a sword used to slice the top off champagne bottles), being able to drink bourbon from a 1956 Ford Thunderbird are all just some of the reasons why Bar Liberty is so special.


The Black Pearl bar is a Fitzroy institution for 19 years, fostering some of the most amazing talent to come out of the Australian bar industry. Be sure to check out The Attic on the weekends; bookings can be made via the link above. You can also check out their online store to bring the Black Pearl experience home.

The drinks are in-house creations, using a carefully mapped-out selection of spirits to ensure the back bar isn’t overloaded. This comes as a relief to anyone overwhelmed by too much choice on the ground floor. If you can manage to find a seat upstairs, table service will assure your prolonged enjoyment with one less worry about when it’s time for another drink!