June 13, 2017
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:
After the tears
After The Tears is a traditional Polish vodka bar that is warm and cosy and has plenty of dark corners. This makes it the perfect spot to hide out and keep warm while sampling over 100 varieties of vodkas, cocktails, beers and wine.
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
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.
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.