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.
Described as “the best cocktail bar in Melbourne” by the Australian Financial Review. It’s tucked away, and you’ll need to descend the stairs and walk through a dark tunnel before you reach it. But it’s worth it! The staff are friendly and knowledgeable about cocktails, there’s an extensive list of drinks to choose from including some classic favorites like Old Fashioneds or Negronis.
The Black Rabbit is a versatile, stylish and intimate space with an open-plan bar. With three function areas, it can cater for functions from 2 to 230 patrons. Every Saturday night the humble Rabbit is transformed into Melbourne’s iconic ‘Brooklyn On Queen Street’, Australia’s most exciting and longest running Old School RnB club night. Follow them down the rabbit-hole!