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“Sensational in every way - Congratulations Mr Bennett!!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Lui Bar

The Lui Bar
Level 55, Rialto, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ranked #81 of 4,004 Restaurants in Melbourne
Cuisines: Contemporary
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Melbourne Australia
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71 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 68 cities Reviews in 68 cities
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
“Sensational in every way - Congratulations Mr Bennett!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

We had visitors from London and suggested taking them to The Lui Bar for a drink and a view - from the moment we arrived in the lobby (and the guests were looking pretty back-packerish) everything was amazing. The service was unbelievable - the welcome - the attention - superb. The menu looks "tres ordinaire' but when the food arrives it just blows you away. The cheese and ham toasties, the chick pea fries and the cheese platter were amazing. The decor is very laid back and there is no rush and the view is pretty good as well. Very reasonable prices. Burj Khalifa in Dubai could certainly learn a thing or two here. Well done. Very proud that this is in Melbourne

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Devonport, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Wish I was there now!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

After going to the Lui Bar on the weekend for a few cocktails, I had never been before. When I reached the top and walked out into the bar i was more blown away then i was expecting. The cocktail list was extensive and made to perfection. The staff were knowledgeable and beyond friendly. If you are after a place to go for a special occasion or just want to be blown away by a truly inspiring space then the lui bar is the place to be.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Mount Isa, Australia
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141 reviews 141 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
“Amazing in every way”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

The Lui Bar is part of Vue De Monde and is located next to the restaurant on the 55th floor of the Rialto Building on Collins Street.

The perfect place for a drink before you eat in Vue De Monde or an excellent compromise if you can't get a table, the Lui Bar is elegance and sophistication all the way with arguably the best view in Melbourne.

The cocktail list has something for everyone, but don't be afraid to ask for the wine list. It's huge and a treat for anyone who loves their wine. Whilst there are enough bottles that cost the same as an overseas holiday, there is also a very wide selection between $100 and $300 and to be honest, more than we expected.

My husband and I have a soft spot for the Marguex region of France and where delighted to find that there was a bottle of 1998 Chateau Ferriere, so we indulged. We received a complimentary dish of olives and macadamia nuts, which was amazing. Neither of us like macadamia nuts but they were roasted and salted and had some rosemerry and were amazing. We could not help but finish them. The olives were magnificent as well.

You would be hard pressed to find a better place in Melbourne to sit and watch the sun go down. Add in a cocktail or a glass of wine and some tasty morsels and you will be in heaven. JUST GO!

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Romatic night out”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

Fantastic views of Melbourne.. it also famous for its tasty cocktail.. i ordered lui martini, very unforgettable experience. the bartender was very kind teaching me the culture of martini, even though i still did very bad job at the taste later on... my friend ordered a cup of gin tonic, which is very good. I guess ull never get wrong with gin tonic:DD

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Gingin, Australia
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“An absolute must do on your bucket list”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Fabulous view as its been said before, dress for the occasion and totally immerse yourself in this wonderful experience. Read all the reviews and then add yours too. This visit to Melbourne with my daughter was certainly enhanced by the cocktail at the Lui Bar.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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