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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.

Aviary Hotel

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.

Perseverance Hotel

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

Meat Market

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

Seoulja Boy

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

Harley House

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

Touche Hombre

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

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