If there’s one thing The Broke Generation stands for, it’s guzzling Aperol spritz/Campari spritz/G&T/any alcoholic weapon of choice while remaining firmly within budget – and what’s the textbook millennial way to do that? Gimme an H. Gimme an A. Gimme a P… ok this could go on for a while. What I’m getting at is… Happy Hour! 

I’ve researched far and wide and rounded up Melbourne’s best happy hours so you catch up with your pals while snapping Insta-worthy photos and perfecting your boomerang glass clinks, all while staying bang on budget.

Here we go…

Bang Bang Elsternwick

4.30pm-6.30pm everyday. $5 beer, wine, bubbles and spritz

Baby Pizza Richmond

3pm-6pm everyday. $5.50 Aperol, Campari and Rose Spritz, and $8 frosé!

Murrumbeena Wine Bar 

4pm-6pm daily, $7 house wine and beer plus house spirits.

Bimbo Fitzroy

Monday-Saturday 4pm-7pm.

$5 pizza all day everyday, and $6 schooners, house wine and basic spirits. 

Father’s Office, CBD

Probably the BEST offering in Melbourne. Buckle up:

Monday-Saturday 5pm-7pm and 8pm-10pm. All day Sunday. $5 wines, $7 spirits, $12 cocktails, $7 schooners, $15 beer jugs.

Royal Saxon, Richmond

4pm-7pm daily, $7 wine, beer and basic spirits.

Morris Jones, Chapel Street

4pm-7pm Monday-Saturday, and Sunday 4pm-close. $6 bubbles, wine and schooners, $12 espresso martinis and cocktail of the day. 

Flying Duck, Prahran

Tuesday-Friday 4pm-7pm. $7 premium house wine, $10 Aperol spritz, $5 beer schooners.

Speakeasy Bar, Chapel Street

Friday-Sunday 4pm-7pm. $10 espresso martini, $10 Aperol spritz, $10 lady speakeasy, $8 pints of urban ale. 

Imperial, South Yarra

4pm-7pm Monday-Friday. $5 house wines, select schooners, select stubbies, basic spirits, frosé and Aperol spritz

The Vic Bar, Abbotsford

Monday-Thursday 4pm-7pm – $6 pints of Boags, $6 house wine.

Friday-Sunday 6pm-9pm – $ pints of Boags, $10 long island iced tea, $10 espresso martini, $10 rosebud, $10 margarita. 

Entrecote, South Yarra

4pm-6pm daily. $12.90 Mumm champagne and $2.50 oysters.

Tyranny of Distance, Windsor

4pm-7pm everyday. $4 wine, beer and basic spirits.

Shadow Boxer, Toorak Road

Wednesday-Sunday, $10 limoncello or rose spritz and $5 seasonal arancini. 

Burnley Brewing, Richmond

Fridays, 4pm-7pm. $4 beers, half price wines.

Abacus, Chapel Street

Wednesday-Sunday, 3pm-7pm. $6 craft beers, $7 wines, $12 cocktails.

Vapiano, CBD

4pm-6pm everyday. $5 house wine, beer and basic spirits. $10 cocktail of the week, $20 bottles of house wine, and $30 cocktail jugs. 

Amici, Chapel Street

Daily from 2pm-close. $15 red/white sangria jugs, $6 house spirits, beer and wine, $10 mimosas, Aperol spritz and espresso martinis. 

Asian Beer Café, CBD

Everyday 5pm-9pm, $6 spirits, $10 cocktails, $14 premium beer jugs.

Imperial Hotel, CBD

Ground floor bar Monday-Friday 4pm-7pm, everything $9 (excl. bottles of wine and jugs of beer). 

56 Bricks, Windsor

Daily 4pm-9pm. $6 spirits and wine, $7 pints.

The Goat House, Elsternwick

Everyday, 3pm-6.30pm. $5 wine and beer, $6 spirits, $35 beer tower, $7 mimosas and bellinis, $12 bloody mary, Aperol spritz, espresso martini, negroni and old fashioned!

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