by Mona. M,
Melbourne, one of the Australia’s most populous cities, boasts of a broad variety of tourist attractions, not least amazing amusement parks, zoos and museums. One of the most popular attractions here is the Melbourne Cricket Ground, which serves as the country’s biggest and most iconic sports stadium. With a capacity of 100,000 spectators, this stadium is easily one of the biggest worldwide, and visited by millions of people every year, it has hosted various cricket tournaments in recent times.
If you’re on a holiday in Melbourne, exploring the city’s rich nightlife simply can’t be missed, with the narrow lanes and broad boulevards full of nightclubs and bars where you can enjoy a drink with friends. Let’s take a look at some of the best nightlife hotspots to check out in Melbourne this year!
The Everleigh stands out against all the other bars and nightclubs in Melbourne, mainly due to its unique architecture which features giant vintage chandeliers, pressed metal on one side of the entrance counter, beautiful tiled floors and a golden glow that shines on the tableside candlelight. The bar is a true American-style cocktail bar, operated with the local Aussie sensibility, and while you’ll get to enjoy some of the finest drinks in the country, there’s a very chilled and laid-back atmosphere here, meaning you’ll be able to meet some likeminded tourists!
For over 40 years, Billboard has been providing some of the best entertainment scenes in Melbourne, and there’s no doubt that it’s the top bar in the city. This nightclub has played host to numerous Australian as well as international performers including Tina Turner, AC/DC,Cut Copy, Carl Cox, Presets, Todd Terry, Battles, Pnau, Roisin Murphy and Faker.Billboard is not only an upscale, multi-purpose venue that is ideal for concerts and university events, but it also holds a number of charity balls and theatre events too.
Charlton Entertainment Complex
Strategically located at the end of a busy laneway, on the 2nd floor of a multipurpose building, Charlton has a spacious pool hall and a karaoke bar that is sure to keep you entertained till dawn. The complex also has numerous pool tables that you will enjoy playing with a group of friends, and there’s a 6-7pm happy hour every Saturday too!
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Unlike other bars and nightclubs in Melbourne, Black Pearl combines some of the finest cocktails in town with amazing music and a great atmosphere. The club has recently been split into two bars, with the Attic upstairs serving a broad array of classic drinks in a well-decoratedspace. Here,the main tunes are those of the swinging 60s,attracting a great crowd every weekend!
In the downstairs part of the club, most peoplego straight for the cocktails, as the bar tenders are known for their fantastic concoctions! The Bloody Maria (considered the Bloodiest of the Bloody Marys and comprising with tequila rather than vodka) is one of the guest favorites, as well as the Toronto (mixture of rye, FernetBranca, lemon twist and sugar).