Quirky Elsternwick bars for after work drinks

5 quirky Elsternwick bars for after work drinks

With Elsternwick’s reputation as a stylish and cosmopolitan village, it probably comes as no surprise to learn that local bars know how to serve a drink.

Patrons of this chic pocket of Melbourne understand that style, ambiance and vibe are as much of an ingredient in a great drink as vermouth and a twist of lemon, and Elsternwick bars are more than happy to oblige.

Elsternwick Village is home to some of Melbourne’s most vibrant, quirky and always very cool bars and watering holes – so chic you’ll want to cross them all off your after work drinks to-do list.

Here are our tips for the best bars in Elsternwick:

Antique Bar - Library
Antique Bar - Lounge

Antique Bar

Vintage furniture, old world decor and candlelight combine to create a warm and inviting ambiance at Antique Bar. Relax on a chaise longue or snuggle up in one of the many nooks while enjoying the boutique wines, premium spirits, seasonal cocktails and craft beers on offer.

Bang Bang at the Rifle Club: Dining area
Bang Bang at the Rifle Club: Bar
Bang Bang at the Rifle Club: Cocktail

Bang Bang at the Rifle Club

Step back in time to the glamour and decadence of French Indochine, at this exciting restaurant and bar. Located in the gorgeous historic former Caulfield Rifle Club, Bang Bang offers boutique beer and wine as well as an interesting range of cocktails that will bring out your inner explorer.

Copycat interior
Copycat food
Copycat Bar and Restaurant

Copycat Bar and Restaurant

Copycat Bar and Restaurant offers a moody, intimate bar glistening with Articolo pendant lighting. The venue invites romance paired with a side of bubbly and some sharing plates. The bar also has a menu of unique cocktails, whisky, gins, and wines carefully selected by their sommelier and bar manager.

Goathouse Courtyard
Goathouse Bar

Goat House Cafe Roastery

Locals regularly gather around the open log fire to watch the hustle and bustle of the most vibrant corner of Elsternwick Village, while enjoying a quiet drink with someone special or a weekend catch up with friends. Located close to Elsternwick station, Goat House is a favourite spot for after work drinks.


Umbrella Lounge Bar

If you’re looking for casual dining in a relaxing atmosphere, then the Umbrella Lounge Bar is the place to be. Located in the heart of Elsternwick, this cafe and bar is well-known for its authentic Georgian cuisine, tasty coffee and live entertainment.


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