Best Melbourne Nightclubs

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Best Melbourne Nightclubs

The best Melbourne nightclubs & bars are waiting for you. If you’ve been itching to get out and about, these clubs will make your night a memorable one. Whether it’s electronica, house, trap or hip-hop that gets your blood pumping, we have the perfect club for you. Grab some mates and head into the warmer months with our guide of Melbourne’s best nightclubs. Leave your dignity at home and get on the D-floor – we’re about to drop some bangers!


Spice Market is a five-star luxury nightclub, bar and lounge with an unparalleled level of service. Located in the heart of Melbourne city’s ‘Paris End’, it’s glamorous, dazzling and where one can turn for VIP treatment and opulence.

It features three distinct spaces – Spice Market Lounge Bar, Spice on Dining Room & Lounge (a tastefully decorated restaurant), as well as the al fresco terrace area overlooking Bourke Street Mall and Paris end laneways. All three spaces offer a wide range of leisurely beverages to suit all tastes; from private rooms that overlook Bourke Street Mall


StoryVille is Melbourne’s fairytale-themed bar, where the drinks are mixed with care and the decor is darkly whimsical. Expect to find a bewildering mix of classic children’s novels and grown up stories all over the walls, plus some very interesting magical cocktails mixed with care. The space has been designed by Josh Lefers (Pawn & Co, East 9th Brewing) who was given free reign to be as creative as he wanted.

The result is something unique and spectacular – Storyville fantasy themed bar transports guests through time with its storybook aesthetic where every detail tells a tale of decadence and intrigue. There are nods to classic fairy tales throughout the design, including Alice in Wonderland’s White Rabbit on the entrance wall.


The Black Rabbit is a New York style lounge bar in Melbourne. They have an excellent American bar food menu, innovative cocktails and are the perfect place to go for after work drinks or night life. The rustic charm of this basement bar makes it one of Melbourne’s best hidden city secrets.

The bar is an homage to some of the owner’s favourite American bars, but with a delicious Melbourne twist. It offers a wide variety of delectable delights including an exotic range of spirits, masterfully crafted signature cocktails and a variety of the world’s best brews both in bottle & on tap. Come down to drink up!


Diesel Bar & Eatery is a modern-day interpretation of the old-school speakeasy, where the décor has evolved dramatically to bring you one of Melbourne’s moodiest and contemporary bars.

Located in Little Lon’s former red light district, Diesel offers an intimate space that brings together aspects of both past and present. The essence of this venue is its unique atmosphere; it’s perfect for any function.


The Bottom End is more than a phrase and honours it’s name to traditional Irish roots. Start your weekend early at 579 Little Collins Street, and be sure to not miss out on their Happy Hour every Thursday and Friday 4 – 7pm. What started as a classical Irish Pub has morphed into a stylish sleek tavern come Treat Nightclub amalgamation. No where else in Melbourne will you find an authentic Los Angeles dive bar club experience.

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Miranda Bar & Lounge

Miranda, a word derived by Shakespeare meaning admirable and wonderful, come for contemporary art and stay for the vibrant atmosphere. From Thursday’s relaxed lounge vibe to Friday’s happy hour and Saturday’s premier Latino Night. 313 Flinders Laneread more…

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Garden State Hotel

With space to host more than 800 people, Garden State Hotel is a multi-levelled wonderland designed for great times. The sprawling tiered Beer Garden with lush greenery is the heart of this vibrant community watering hole; serving thirsty patrons their favourite ales and after work drinks all weekend long. 101 Flinders Lane – read more…

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Ms Collins

Delivered with elegance and precision ensuring you have the greatest experience. Ms Collin’s iconic heritage-listed venue has been transformed to Melbourne’s destination of choice. With seven unique bars, twelve function rooms and award-winning artists, delivering unrivalled experiences to celebrate any of life’s treasured moments. 425 Collins Street – read more…

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Asian Beer Cafe

Asian Beer Café takes you on a new and exciting experience. All interior pieces are in a worn Asian style with traditional East Asian flavours in their cuisine. Built in a single space with different zones, including balcony, dining areas and dance floor. 211 La Trobe Street – read more…

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Chaise Lounge

Located off Queen Street, Chaise Lounge is one of Melbourne’s premier underground nightclubs for over two decades. From humble beginnings spinning retro and house music, Chaise Lounge has grown to spin only the hottest Hip Hop & RnB classics & fresh hits. Basement 105 Queen Street – read more…

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Club Retro

Want to boogie your troubles away? Hit the dance floor or sip a cocktail on a beautifully lit rooftop beer garden. Club Retro’s DJ plays the hits of the past and present with two floors and three bars – getting a drink in a packed club has never been faster. 383 Lonsdale street – read more…

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The Carlton Club

On it’s first level, the Carlton Club features a wildly decadent space overseen by quirky animal décor. With private booths, dance floor and luscious outdoor balcony, the bar boasts a 24-hour licence to party thought the night. 193 Bourke Street – read more…

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The Royal Melbourne Hotel

Nestled within a glass atrium, heritage nightclub and a bluestone prison cell block, The Royal Melbourne Hotel is a uniquely spectacular establishment. Perfect for functions large and small, after work drinks and watching the big match. 629 Bourke Street – read more…

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GG EZ Bar

GG EZ is a place where great drinks and esports collide. Be tempted with their signature boozy bubble cups and house cocktails and watch all the latest games, streams and esports news. Basement 93/95 Queen Street – read more…

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La La Land

A hidden gem within the heart of Melbourne’s CBD. La La Land is the perfect place for an intimate date night, an after work catch up or a get together with friends. With a range of comfortable couches and open smoking balcony, it’s relaxed atmosphere provides quality service of classic cocktails, wine, beers, whisky & other spirits. Level 1/125 Hardware Street – read more…