Universal Traveller Melbourne rooftop bar scene


Melbourne’s 11 best bars and restaurants with a view

Published March 19th, 2018

It’s time to put your fancy pants on because we’re about to loop you in on all of the best rooftop bars to get your ooo la la on with some French rosé, hors-d'oeuvres and million dollar Melbourne city views.

Whether you’re after the newest cool bars in Melbourne, a redic happy hour, a laidback beer garden, somewhere to head for an arvo Sunday session or if you just want to change up your favourite chill spots, look no further than our guide to Melbourne’s best rooftop bars and places to eat. Serving up Instagram-worthy views, any day of the week.

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1. Good Heavens

One of the city’s newest rooftop bars putting down some seriously cool vibes and equally rad espresso martinis. 


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2. Naked in the Sky

Naked in the Sky is an open terrace with an attached bar, lounge and restaurant, an extension of the very cool, Naked for Satan bar in Fitzroy.


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3. Rooftop Bar

Once you venture up the stairs at Curtin House to Rooftop Bar, you will be met with killer city views and a chill post-work atmosphere, plus burgers and beers on tap. Not only that but in summer there’s an outdoor rooftop cinema that plays classic, new release and art-house cinema.


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4. Easey’s

Burgers in a train on a roof, that is all.


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5.The Provincial

In the heart of Fitzroy and overlooking Brunswick street, this rooftop bar has all of your garden goals and thirst needs met no problemo.


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6.Feast of Merit

This secluded rooftop bar serves nom nom Middle Eastern food, locally sourced wines and craft beers plus you can even book it out for your birthday!


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7. Loop Roof

Five different types of espresso martini in lush tropical surrounds, nuff said.


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8. The Corner Hotel

The purveyors and champions of Melbourne’s live music scene is the Corner Hotel which also boasts a trendy rooftop that offers up a tasty selection of craft beers and local brews.


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9. Madame Brussels

For ultimate Insta worthy pictures and afternoon spritzes, you can’t go past the Madame Brussels rooftop complete with astroturf, paper parasols and spiked high tea.


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10. Uncle

Not only is the rooftop at Uncle St.Kilda a solid 11/10, the modern Vietnamese cuisine is even better.

11. Rooftop at QT

Whether you’re all about that yoga life or are trying to escape sober life, the Rooftop at QT legit has it all. #balance

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Sam Aldenton

Sam Aldenton is a travel writer, digital content creator (read: takes photos/videos with her iphone and sometimes a real camera) and former retail and youth trend forecaster. When she's not off discovering the world’s best pizza (an obsession picked up from her 4-years in New York), she makes her home in Brisbane, Australia. Follow her on Twitter or Instagram at @samaaldenton.