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.
$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.
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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