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Melbourne CBD’s Top Post-Work Happy Hours

One of the best parts about working in Melbourne’s CBD is the post-work, happy hour specials. We at BLKBoard have put together Melbourne CBD’s best after work happy hours so you can mingle with your colleagues and shake off the work day. Let us know in the comments below which happy hour special you will be exploring first.

Cabinet Bar and Balcony 

BLKBoard’s thoughts: This softly lit bar oozes Parisian nightlife with its European furnishing. The Cabinet is a cruisy place to relax after work and offers a variety of specials on different days of the week.

Location: 11 Rainbow Alley, Melbourne

Time: Monday all day

Happy Hour: $10 Margaritas


The Duke

BLKBoard’s thoughts: Located in the heart of CBD, with two renovated dining areas the Duke is an ideal place to grab a burger and a beer after work. The Duke is Melbourne’s oldest hotel and is where locals, co-workers, and sports enthusiasts come together.

Location: 146 Flinders Street, Melbourne

Time: 4pm – 6pm

Happy Hour: $10 cocktails


Bourke St Imperial

BLKBoard’s thoughts: You can celebrate the end of the work week with your colleagues at the Bourke Street Imperial.  With a modern ground floor and rooftop bar, you can kick back and relax while enjoying the city’s skyline.

Location: 2-8 Bourke Street, Melbourne

Time: Friday 4pm – 7pm (ground floor only).

Happy Hour: $8.50 for everything (excluding bottles of wine and jugs of beer).


Saint and Rogue

BLKBoard’s thoughts: Split into two levels, Saint and Rogue is a cosy and smart pub tucked into Little Collins Street. This is the perfect space to enjoy great food, great drinks, and great company.

Location: 582 Little Collins Street, Melbourne

Time: Monday – Friday, 4pm – 7pm

Happy Hour: $7 selected pints, $7 house wine and bubbles


Campari House

BLKBoard’s thoughts: Located down a lanway, Campari House has a great modern feel to it.  The vibrant colours and open spaces make this pub a really comfortable place to enjoy after work drinks.

Location: 23-25 Hardware Lane, Melbourne

Time: Monday – Wednesday 4pm – 7pm

Happy Hour: Regularly changing beer, wine, spirit and cocktail specials.


Queen Street Rescue

BLKBoard’s thoughts: This shabby chic location is designed so you can sit back and relax. This rustic restaurant and decking is sure to impress your work friends with its rustic atmosphere.

Location: 1/189 Queen Street, Melbourne

Time: 4pm – 7pm daily

Happy Hour: $8 pints of selected beer, $6.5 selected wine, $12 expresso martini, $15 sangria jugs


Highlander Bar

BLKBoard’s thoughts: Highlander bar has a very old school but sophisticated feel to it. The bar features leather couches, dark wood floors and quirky pictures on the wall. This is a calm venue to help you wind down after a busy day at work.

Location: 11a Highlander Lane, Melbourne

Time: Monday – Friday, 5pm – 7pm

Happy Hour: $5 bottled beer, $5 wine, $5 basic spirits, $20 basic spirit jugs


Beer Deluxe

BLKBoard’s thoughts: With a beautiful beer garden and decking, Beer Deluxe is a happening place to enjoy after work drinks. Beer Deluxe includes regular bands and an outdoor area, making it the perfect place to hang out with co-workers while absorbing Melbourne’s city atmosphere.

Location: Federation Square, Flinders Street, Melbourne

Time: Tuesday

Happy Hour: $18 beer and pizza


Orient East

BLKBoard’s thoughts: Orient East offers beautiful Malaysian meals with amazing drink specials all day long. With the option to sit indoor or outdoor, this is a great little place to catch-up with colleagues.

Location: 348 St Kilda Road, Melbourne

Time: All day, every day

Happy Hour: $5 bubbles, house wine, basic spirits and selected beer


La La Land

BLKBoard’s thoughts: With a huge spread of different couches La La Land is one of the most comfortable places to relax after a long day in the office. This bar is well known for its wide variety of beers and cocktails, as well as its colourful atmosphere.

Location: Level 1, Crn Ltl Lonsdale St & Hardware Lane, Melbourne

Time: 4pm – 7pm every night

Happy Hour: A variety of drink specials


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