Despite its cheeky childhood name, the venue is a playground for grownups, with a cocktail list to blow your socks off and a tapas menu that will leave you asking for a napkin to wipe off the drool you've just left everywhere. Despite both owners long histories working in hospitality, for a first time go, they'll be giving other local venues a real run for their money. It's this prior hospitality experience that makes Treehouse Lounge focus on the details that matter.
The brightest star in St Kilda's night sky. Cushion showcases some of Melbourne's most decorated DJ's playing a range of music for our customers all week... So if you're looking for great food, refreshing drinks and good times on the dance floor or just wanting to chillax with friends in a comfortable corner, Cushion Lounge is worth a try.
The cornerstone of St. Kilda's musical pleasures resides within The Prince of Wales Bandroom, near the corner of Fitzroy and Acland Streets. The Prince Bandroom has been a host to live music for more than 6 decades. Many of the best local and international bands and DJs play The Prince Bandroom when in Melbourne. A staple of the Melbourne live music scene for the last 100 years, this institution of Melbourne is the place to go to let your hair down and just have fun...!
Superbly pointed and boasts impressive high ceilings and expansive windows that overlook all the action in Fitzroy Street below â€“ complete with Cocktail in hand of course. You can soak in the surrounds, or party in full view of those that wish they were as cool as you but arenâ€™t because their not at the White Bar.
The Esplanade Hotel...open to all since 1878 For over 100 years the Esplanade Hotel has been Melbourne's (and indeed Australia's) premier live music venue. Since the early days of string performances in the late 1800s The Espy's hallowed stages have been graced by the finest performers from around Australia and the world. Everyone from local legends like Paul Kelly and Dallas Crane to The Kills & Hot Hot Heat, Jet to John Farnham have performed at The Espy.
A hideaway tucked up on the first floor with great views of the Acland Barkly St Precinct. This bar room is eclectic and warm, with a strong local bar culture, cold beer and a great wine list. The Lounge Bar does what a bar should do best, give good drink: This sexy and gracious upstairs room has windows on every side showing off the first floor views. Established in 1993 Big Mouth is an institution in itself, and it is often referred to as one of St Kilda's many icons. Built in 1938 this grand Deco building was recently renovated and stands proud as one of the most gracious rooms in Melbourne. The high ceilings hold the original chandeliers; the walls are washed in soft Indian tea greens, sari pinks and reds. Gold glazes show off the Art Deco cornices and ceiling features. The space is as eclectic as its clientele, a mix of creatives, suits, tourists and St Kilda locals.
There is clearly nothing like the enormous outdoor terrace anywhere else in St Kilda. If its entertainment you're after, when the sun goes down Metropol boasts an outstanding music format with a range of top DJs playing different styles, as well as soulful tunes on Sunday afternoons on The Metropol Terrace. Metropol continues to host some of Melbourne's hottest parties and events. Whether it be a stunning Saturday night in summer, a Sunday in front of the fire, or the last stop of your Spring Racing Carnival, be assured that Melbourne meets at Metropol. Being the only bar in St Kilda that can operate our huge outdoor area until 3am makes us just that little bit more unique.