BLKBoard knows how important it is for Melbournian’s to unwind on a Saturday night. We have done the grunt work for you and uncovered the 10 best Saturday night happy hours in Melbourne. Are you going to visit any of these over the weekend? Have we left somewhere off the list? Let us know in the comments below.
BLKBoard’s thoughts: Located in the heart of little Saigon, the Aviary Hotel offers a contemporary but retro bar, beer garden, restaurant, and cocktail lounge. It is also a great place to have a boogie with their eclectic mix of music.
Location: 271 Victoria Street, Abbotsford
Time: 5pm – 8pm
Happy Hour: $3 pots, $6 pints, $5 house wines and $10 house cocktails.
BLKBoard’s thoughts: Includes all of the character and charm of an old Fitzroy building and has great incentives for Uni students making it a great way to unwind after a week of studying.
Location: 196 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy
Time: 4pm – 3am
Happy Hour: $3.50 pots, $7 pints, $14 jugs, $6 house spirits, $8 Jager Bombs
The Hawthorn Hotel
BLKBoard’s thoughts: A traditional pub feel with an outdoor area and pool tablets. A great place to hang with Uni pals.
Location: 481 Burwood Road, Hawthorn
Time: 4pm – 7pm
Happy Hour: $5 beer, cider & house wine, $10 expresso martinis
European Bier Cafe
BLKBoard’s thoughts: With three different levels this elegant bar with bold colours has something for everyone. It is the perfect place to grab a casual drink with friends or a bite to eat.
Location: 120 Exhibition Street, Melbourne
Time: 5pm – 9pm
Happy Hour: $4.50 selected pots, $9 pints, $6 house wines, $7 basic spirits
BLKBoard’s thoughts: Light and bright and the perfect place to relax on a warm evening with their open outdoor area.
Location: 53 South Wharf Promenade, South Wharf
Time: 2pm – 6pm
Happy Hour: $5 small glass of house wine, $8 large glass of house wine, $6 selected schooners, $6 house spirits
BLKBoard’s thoughts: A great lounge atmosphere with a touch of grunge. It is the perfect place to get pre-drinks with the option to sit outside and soak up the Chapel Street vibes.
Location: 17 Chapel Street, Windsor
Time: 4pm – 7pm
Happy Hour: $9 pints, $16 jugs, $5 house wine
BLKBoard’s thoughts: Korean meets hip-hop at Seouljia Boy and has a variety of small dishes to choose from, making it the perfect place to grab a drink and a feed.
Location: 9/108 Bourke Street, Melbourne
Time: 5pm – 7pm
Happy Hour: $5 bottled beer, $10 selected cocktails
BLKBoard’s thoughts: For Instagram worthy cocktails, Harley House is the best place to go. You will be in awe by the raw deco and funky looking drinks.
Location: 71 Collins Street, Melbourne
Time: 4.30pm = 5.30pm
Happy Hour: $12 Pisco Sours and Chilcanos
The Mill House
BLKBoard’s thoughts: With a regular DJ you can sit at a table or booth and enjoy the bright and Scandinavian décor. A great venue to relax with friends or to go on a date.
Location: 279 Flinders Lane, Melbourne
Time: 4pm – 6pm
Happy Hour: $7.50 selected pints, wine, and spirits
BLKBoard’s thoughts: The perfect place to go for a fun Mexican experience and to grab a great food and drink special. With a variety of tequila and beers to try, Touche Hombre will have you leaving with a smile.
Location: 233 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne
Time: 4pm – 6pm
Happy Hour: $5 Tecate beer cans, $8 2 Birds taco beer