best happy hours in Melbourne?




Lulie is a saloon style bar that pours quality drinks and always spins a good tune. On weeknights from 4-6pm pints are $8 and cocktails are $10, these happy hours become 12-2pm on weekends. On Wednesday nights the fun continues as jugs of beer are $15 and Rita’s do take-away pizza to your table for $15 each too. The free pool table moves well, so if your keen stand around and wait for your turn. | 225 Johnston St, Abbotsford | 0437 626 885




Happy Hours: Monday to Friday / 4pm - 6pm / $7 Coopers Pints / The Darling Grace is an institute of the inner northern suburbs. We recommended that you arrive right as happy hour begins (4pm) or before. That way you can grab a half price Coppers ($7 Pints) and enjoy it in the sun on Smith Street. With live music down in the basement (See gigs here) and food specials on most night, everyone is sure to be happy after their visit to the Grace. | 114 Smith St, Collingwood  | 03 9416 0055


The Gem


Happy Hours: Tuesday to Friday / 4pm - 7pm / $7 Pint and $1 Wings / The happy hour at The Gem is one of the best going away. The staff are super friendly and there is spots to sit in the sun. However, if the weather isn’t right the saloon-style bar is a cosy place to kick back and relax. The pub grub is also always a winner. | 289 Wellington St, Collingwood




Happy Hours: Monday to Friday / 4pm - 6pm / $4 pots, $8 pints / $15 Margherita pizzas / Lazerpig have it going on! With quality pizzas, drinks and sick DJ’s in a cozy environment and a place to sit in the sun. What more could you want. Happy hour is from 4 until 6, Monday to Friday. Where they serve up | 9-11 Peel St, Collingwood


Dr Morse


Happy Hours: Monday to Friday / 4pm - 6pm / $8 pints / Dr. Morse which is tucked under the Victoria Park train station where you will find cafe, restaurant, bar and club that is Dr. Morse open 7am until late everyday. With an Asian inspired menu and class cocktails to get you feeling right for a good old party night in the open air courtyard out the back. If you just need a coffee from Jr. Morse or your looking for an excellent dinning experience or you just want to dance the weekend away, Dr. Morse has you covered. | 274 Johnston St, Abbotsford | (03) 9416 1005


marquis of lorne


Happy Hours: Monday to Friday / 4pm - 6pm / Half price beer cans / Very very tasty beer cans here are half price during happy hours but get in early to get a table/sit during these happy hours because the Marquis of Lorne fills up fast with spot in the sun out the front or on the rooftop. This classic Fitzroy pub has been standing for over 150 years and still serves ice cold beers, wine and food over all three levels. | 411 George St, Fitzroy




Happy Hours: Monday to Friday / 3pm - 6pm / $8 pints / Coopers / And… on Sundays Coppers jugs are $15. So, if you are looking for the Union Club you find it on the corner of two back streets in Fitzroy and you will feel at home when you walk through the doors. With plenty of spot to sit, chat, enjoy an ale or eat some pub grub. Play pool, chill in the lust beer garden or watch the footy on the TV. | 164 Gore St, Fitzroy




Happy Hours: Everyday / 4pm - 6pm / $4 pots, $8 pints / Royston Pale Ale & Lager / The Royston is a laid back pub with a horse shoe shaped bar, pouring craft beers and local wines. Classic pub food on the menu and it’s back street location keeps the place feeling relaxed. Note, the smoking area out the front get perfect afternoon sun, so you could pair this pub with an afternoon walk around the River as it’s very close to the banks of The Yarra. | 12 River St, Richmond



Happy Hours: Friday & Saturday / 6pm - 9pm / $6 Pints of Boags, $10 Cocktails / The Vic Bar will always put you first, even if it’s not happy hour the drinks are cheap. You could easier spend few hours here any night of the week drinking cocktails, beers, wine or sprints, and you can order food from neighbouring restaurants at the bar. The music is always a hit and their is normally some local art on display, even we had an exhibition out the back. | 281 Victoria St, Abbotsford | 03 9421 3922




Happy Hours: Everynight / 10pm - Close / $12 Negroni, $5 Peroni Red Cans, Carafe of Barbera 500ml $20 or $35 for a litre / On the south side of the Yarra River they have Leonard’s House of Love and on the north side they give us Leonardo’s Pizza Palace which serves up some of the best pizza in town. Original, this place was Da Salvatore Pizza by the Metre, which opened in 1959. Leonardo’s has kept some of the OG Italian vibes but have just jazzed it up a little. With DJs spinning tunes on the regular this place is great for a catch up with M8s or a date. | 29 Grattan St, Carlton


Park Hotel


Happy Hours: Monday to Friday / 3pm - 6pm / $4 Pots, $8 Pints of everything on tap / Tuesdays Parma’s are $18 and Wednesdays 250g Porterhouse is $18. This is one of the best happy hours going around in Melbourne because of the quality of beer on all the taps. The food is great with something for everyone. Grab a seat by the fire, out the front or in the doggo friendly beer garden. Plenty of screens for the footy too if that what you’re into. 191 Nicholson St, Abbotsford | (03) 9427 2030