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Best Cocktail Bar restaurants in East Melbourne

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A photo of Kiss & Tell restaurant
4.5
Awesome(296)
Price: Expensive
• Cocktail Bar • Melbourne CBD
Booked 24 times today
Kiss and Tell, nestled in the heart of Melbourne, has clearly established itself as a remarkable Asian cuisine restaurant. The rave reviews emphasize its Asian-inspired fusion food, featuring Vietnamese as a star player. Offering an exciting twist to standard recipes, the restaurant promises a vibrant yet intimate ambience, making it a great spot for conversations and group gatherings. Despite comments on portion size, patrons still find themselves coming back for the delectable dining experience. The exceptional service is consistently highlighted, with special mention of knowledgeable and attentive staff. Ultimately, Kiss and Tell offers both a culinary exploration and an inviting social environment that continues to impress.
A photo of Thai Tide - Melbourne CBD restaurant
4.3
Awesome(182)
Price: Moderate
• Cocktail Bar • Melbourne CBD
Booked 17 times today
Thai Tide in Melbourne CBD is highly praised for its authenticity, with customers commending the restaurant for its "real Thai food not too sweet and westernised", and "authentic dishes and flavours". It stands out for its "eclectic menu", which offers a distinct departure from typical Thai fare. The staff are frequently mentioned for their exceptional service and friendliness. Customer favorites include dishes such as 'Omm' and 'Kai Koh lae', known for their balance of sweet, sour and spicy. Among the recommendations are the intriguing 'ant eggs soup' and the 'plum cake with coconut ice cream'. With multiple patrons expressing intent to visit again, Thai Tide certainly seems a choice destination for quality Thai cuisine.
A photo of South of the Wall restaurant
4.1
Excellent(49)
Price: Moderate
• Cocktail Bar • Richmond
Booked 6 times today
South of the Wall is a highly acclaimed Mexican restaurant renowned for its generous portions, amazing food, and friendly staff. Patrons commend the restaurant for its excellent service, mentioning how staff manage large groups with ease and efficiency. The culinary brilliance is exemplified by the variety of delicious tacos, including brisket, lamb, mushroom, and steak. Particular favorites among the clientele are the chilli margaritas and pork tacos. Despite occasional critiques on specific dishes, the overall consensus is that South of the Wall offers good vibes, great drinks, and amazing Mexican fare, encouraging a loyal clientele to return time and again.
A photo of StoryVille restaurant
4.5
Awesome(375)
Price: Moderate
• Cocktail Bar • Melbourne CBD
Booked 16 times today
StoryVille is a highly recommended Cocktail Bar that offers an amazing experience to its visitors. The restaurant in Melbourne is well-known for its theatrical cocktail displays which are highly praised by the customers for being delicious, strong, and interesting. Reviewers often mention their great service, friendly staff, and the extensive cocktail menu. Patrons have expressed appreciation for the fun and friendly atmosphere, and the entertainement provided by the bar staff explaining each cocktail. They also commend the bar for its efficient service despite the crowd, as well as its beautiful decor and lighting. With its unique, quirky, and strong cocktails, StoryVille is certainly a must-visit venue for cocktail enthusiasts.
A photo of Rice Queen Oriental Diner and Bar restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(84)
Price: Expensive
• Cocktail Bar • Fitzroy
Booked 20 times today
Rice Queen Oriental Diner and Bar consistently impresses with its outstanding Asian cuisine. Renowned for its excellent food and service, this restaurant is a place of enjoyment for many. Customers rave about its amazing food, which is celebrated for its flavor, quality, and great value, including exceptional vegan options. The ambiance is praised for being wonderful, complemented by the restaurant's fun, festive decor. Staff are consistently described as 'lovely', 'helpful', and 'attentive', providing excellent customer service. With statements like 'perfection itself' and 'never lets me down' in the reviews, it's clear that Rice Queen has established itself as a reliable favorite for Asian cuisine.
A photo of Bouvardia restaurant
4.3
Awesome(70)
Price: Expensive
• Cocktail Bar • Melbourne CBD
Booked 10 times today
Bouvardia, located in Melbourne, stands out as an exceptional cocktail bar. Customers commend its original, delicious drinks crafted from sustainable ingredients. The bar's atmosphere, reminiscent of New York sophistication, alongside its hospitable staff, enhances the overall experience. The cocktail menu, featuring intriguing and inventive concoctions, is often acclaimed for its uniqueness and addictive taste. Their signature drink, the unexpected "Dweller in the Gulf," and the passionfruit cheesecake cocktail both received specific mentions for their outstanding flavors. It's clear that the mixologists' extensive knowledge and the intimate, stylish space play a key role in making Bouvardia a must-visit cocktail destination in Melbourne.
A photo of The Moat restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(250)
Price: Expensive
• Cocktail Bar • Melbourne CBD
Booked 4 times today
The Moat, a highly-rated restaurant in Lonsdale Street, has drawn consistent praise from locals and visitors alike for their exceptional Italian cuisine. The restaurant has crafted a cozy, intimate atmosphere akin to dining in a New York setting, according to their impressed guests. The Italian slaw and pasta dish have been specifically lauded, with the slow-cooked lamb and ravioli also receiving rave reviews. Customers appreciate the attentive, friendly staff and the relaxing vibe. "The Moat never fails to impress," claims a guest, appreciating the simple yet perfectly prepared Italian fare. "One of the best Italian restaurants I have been to," another guest comments, emphasizing the restaurant’s high marks in the city’s culinary scene.
A photo of Blacksmith Bar and Grill restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(178)
Price: Expensive
• Cocktail Bar • Melbourne CBD
Booked 9 times today
Blacksmith Bar and Grill is an acclaimed Australian restaurant, adored by locals and tourists alike for its stunning city views and exceptional service. The restaurant has garnered high praise for its exquisite food, particularly the tomahawk steak which, according to one reviewer, was cooked to perfection and didn’t require any additional sauce. Many have also spoken of the spectacular location, with an outdoor dining patio that boasts views over Melbourne. More than just delightful food and views, Blacksmith Bar and Grill also has an impressive selection of beverages, which go hand-in-hand with the meals. Whether it's a special occasion or a casual night out, the staff's excellent communication and attentive service, coupled with the fantastic ambience, make it an unforgettable dining experience.
A photo of The Everleigh restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(4)
Price: Moderate
• Cocktail Bar • Fitzroy
Booked 1 time today
The Everleigh is an intimate cocktail bar, inspired by the Golden Era of fine drinking. Home to Melbourne regulars and internationals alike, the expert team deliver warm, intuitive service alongside world class drinks.Since launching in 2011, The Everleigh has grown from strength to strength with recognition across Australia and around the world. Most recent accolades include Australian Bartender Cocktail Bar of the Year, 2018 and Best Victorian Bar of the Year, 2019. Owner Michael Madrusan was also named #1 Most Influential Person, 2019 by Australian Bartender and Made in the Shade Group were awarded Operator of the Year, 2019.The Everleigh has also placed in the highly coveted ‘World’s 50 Best Bars’ list courtesy of Drinks International in 2013 and 2014.
A photo of Sixty Smith restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(80)
Price: Moderate
• Cocktail Bar • Collingwood
Booked 3 times today
Sixty Smith is a highly recommended restaurant, notable for its blend of casual and fine dining styles that evoke Modern Australian cuisine. The restaurant consistently receives praise for its delicious, creative dishes, excellent service, and warm, welcoming atmosphere. A number of reviews mention the great vegetarian options, the seafood, and the various meat dishes, indicating a diverse, innovative menu. Dishes like crispy prawns, braised lamb, and mushroom croquettes are specifically celebrated by patrons. Many reviews also make positive comments about the relaxing and friendly environment at Sixty Smith, further enhancing the dining experience. In several reviews, the restaurant is referred to as a "hidden gem" that is perfect for all occasions.
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