Spleen Bar

fully stocked bar with wine spirts and tab beer with red neon spleen bar sign

When was the last time you enjoyed a drink and had a proper laugh? At Melbourne’s Spleen bar you can attended a comedy show, grab a beer and laugh the night away with friends.

comedian with microphone preforming stand up comedy at Melbourne comedy festival with red neon spleen bar sign

And I hear you, it’s been a while. Well, no surprise there. The whole Covid-19 thing has put a proper dampener on our social life. But that’s where a trip to Spleen on 41 Bourke street Melbourne comes in!

spleen bar with wooden stools and red neon light

Whether it’s a cocktail, beers from their bar, a hefty American diner styled meal, free stand up comedy or karaoke bar night. Spleen bar’s delighted to welcome you and your friends for an awesome night of fun and laughter. 

black microphone and red neon spleen bar sign

Spleen Bar Melbourne Comedy Bar – Address, Booking and Menu

Spleen Melbourne

Decorated with classic-style furnishings, Spleen bar gives you that warm Melbourne pub welcome. The club has a relaxed atmosphere with an old-style open bar.

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You and your friends can grab a beer and laugh together at free Monday Stand up comedy nights. The club even has an upstairs pool table and lounge just for you.

Spleen American Diner Menu

And don’t worry if you are on a date or with family members. The club also has a proper dining area and menu. The Melbourne bar boasts a hearty American diner styled menu with epic cheese burgers, spicy hot wings and classic American hotdogs.

bar menu with spritz negroni daiquiri magarita espresso artini cheese burger and chips

Combined with the dim red lighting and the dark furniture, it can create that romantic moment for you and your partner. Obviously, it it’s not an ideal romantic spot, but you’ll enjoy it’s authenticity and uniqueness.

large triple cheese burger on stainless steel bar counter

Spleen Stand-up Comedy

Next to the bar and the dining area is a stage with a red neon light logo of the club. This stage is the most popular part of the club, especially on Mondays free stand-up nights. It’s the main stage where the club holds its comedy shows.

If you’re there on a Monday who knows, you might even meet a comedy legend. It’s not uncommon for famous comedians to make an appearance.

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In case you miss the comedy shows, there’s also Shit Pub Triva on Tuesdays while Friday and Saturdays are for live music and Jazz sessions.

Special Events At Spleen Bar

Spleen Bar Melbourne holds several notable events throughout the year. With the Melbourne Comedy Festival highlighting as their main event

You can also check out the Spleen bar Facebook page or their Instagram account for information about upcoming events.

Spleen Live Comedy

Monday evenings at Spleen are a real treat for both your stomach and your ears. The bar organizes comedy nights every Monday. They call upon popular comedians to entertain the audience and bring a smile to your face. Obviously, it never ends with just a smile. Most people also come out of the show holding their stomachs after a hard laugh.

Melbourne comedy bar

The weird part is you’ll never know whose show you’re about to witness. Spleen Bar has great relations with numerous comedians, and some real house names can simply drop by; including:

Adam Hills, Wil Anderson, Celia Pacquola, Charlie Pickering, and Tom Gleeson. Popular comedians Jimeoin, Arj Barker, Dave Hughes, and Fiona O’ Loughlin have also been part of Spleen comedy shows.

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And the list doesn’t end there. The Spleen Melbourne comedy show often features new up and coming future artists.


Spleen Bar Melbourne has a full-fledged menu of snacks and drinks. It includes varieties of burgers, tender, soft chicken, and fries. As for drinks, they have all your favourites with a range of beers, shots and cocktails. You can visit the bar for exotic beers, tap beers, and wines.   

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old style melbourne pub with wooden bar stools and red lights

Spleen Bar Party Packs

Melbourne Spleen bar is open for private events booking. You can contact them to book space for your party gang. There are four main spaces, you can book-the Red-light room, Straight to the pool room, the lounge, or the whole lounge.

How to Contact Spleen bar

Spleen Bar sits on the Bourke. Just drive on the Spring St road till you reach the Colonnaded Victorian parliament building and turn towards the Imperial hotel. A little further from the Imperial hotel, on the other side of the road, is the Spleen bar.

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If that sounds complicated, just search “Spleen bar” on your navigation app, and you get the location. If that seems like a hassle or you want to plan ahead, try calling them or sending an email.