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Drinking History Tours

106 reviews
Melbourne, Australia
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About Drinking History Tours
Drinking History Tours is a fun, unique and social way for Melbournians, new Melbournians and travelers to undercover the secrets behind this magnificent city. Drinking History Tours combines the best of both worlds; the history, culture and insight of a walking tour, with the fun and socialisation – sans the hangover – of a bar tour.
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37 reviews
Discover the charms of Melbourne’s iconic laneways with this fun and social tour. Your local guide will lead you through the laneways and share stories of crime, secret clubs, and the old red light district. Stop at three bars for drinks and snacks, and enjoy a rooftop dinner with a stunning view of the State Parliament building.
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$60.83 per adult
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Spend your Thursday evening in Melbourne's coolest suburb during a 3-hour food and drinking tour in Fitzroy. Follow your guide to three of the area’s top bars and discover local history and legends along the way. Have your first drink at a corner pub, before heading to a trendy rock bar. Cap of the night with dinner and a final drink at a popular cocktail bar.
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$60.83 per adult
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Courtney took us on an adventure we will be telling others about. We had such a great time learning about history and having a laugh and drink and meeting lovely people. So good to be in the company of someone so knowledgeable and approachable. By...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Courtney was an excellent guide, extremely knowledgeable and a genuinely nice guy. We had lots of laughs along the way, enjoyed the tasty food and tried some delicious cocktails. This is a wonderful way to find out about some of the many hip and interesting...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Theresa K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Seriously fun. Food included was YUM and so full after. Don’t be disappointed when your tour is not strictly as advertised. For example, all Tapas and Dinner were served at the first place. That might throw some people off. It’s nice when you’re sat at...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 1, 2019 via mobile

The tour was so much more detailed in history than I expected. Karina is a fantastic tour guide with a genuine passion and knowledge of the hidden treasures of Melbourne

Date of experience: June 2019
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Ben O, Owner at Drinking History Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2019

Thanks a bunch! Karina is gun!

Reviewed June 1, 2019

Just finished this tour, and highly recommend it. Very interesting and well researched. Our guide, Korri was a gorgeous soul, very witty and knowledgeable!

Date of experience: June 2019
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Ben O, Owner at Drinking History Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2019

Thanks for the lovely review!

Reviewed May 21, 2019 via mobile

Such a fun and informative tour guide with Katrina! It was a great experience and I learnt a lot of new places to try

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Becca B
Ben O, Owner at Drinking History Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2019

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review Becca!

Reviewed May 19, 2019 via mobile

We joined up on this tour with Korinna as sadly the tour we were originally meant to go on a Thursday but not enough people signed up then. Ben got in touch to let us know and rearranged us to come on the Saturday evening...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 14, 2019

Great way to tour the city linking great little bars with a interesting verbal history of old Melbourne town. Highly recommend this to anyone looking for something out of the norm.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 10, 2019 via mobile

Organised a couple of work colleagues for a an interesting and fun night out. And that’s exactly what we got. The group was not too big, about 12, and it was a good balance of walking and stopping. Ben was chilled, informative, funny, and all...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 10, 2019

Great way to see the town and learn some history. Ben was excellent - fun, professional, and knowledgeable. Food was fantastic and cocktails amazing. An all round 5 star night.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from Scott D | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! You will be part of a group so will get to meet other people and have a great time learning about Melbourne while having a bevvie or two 🥂
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