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Spice Market

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Central Business District
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Address: Beaney Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 9660 3777
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Hours:
Wed - Fri 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Sat 7:00 pm - 2:00 am

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MODERN BAR WITH A NICE THEME

Awesome bar with a nice decor. The drinks are a bit pricey but it doesn't hurt so much when you are having whiskey in a great location.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
MichaelWarrior
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome bar with a nice decor. The drinks are a bit pricey but it doesn't hurt so much when you are having whiskey in a great location.

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Canberra, Australia
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102 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

This place was recommended to us by friends, and was incredibly convenient as it was located immediately under our hotel. As soon as we walked in we thought it was great - good lighting, fun music, stylish layout and really good service. Not to mention a sensational happy hour. We really enjoyed being (somewhat grown up) hipsters for a few... More 

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Thank Greg C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

25 March 11 pm Our group of 6 (40+ completely sober) friends visiting from Queensland decided to go to this highly recommended club. We were asked for ID and one of my friends couldn't find hers. We were asked to step aside to let others thru. When we came back, we were refused entry on the basis that we took... More 

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9 Thank Meeta R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

Went to the Spice Market Bar and Cocktail Lounge on the recommendation of a Melbourne friend. It didn't disappoint. The decor was quite exotic and there was a really good vibe to it. Loved the couch areas where you can have a group together in comfort and privacy if you want. You can book areas for private functions. Typical Melbourne... More 

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Thank Kris M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016 via mobile

We got here early on a Thursday evening just after 5pm, just stumbled upon it and boy am I happy we did. $5 drinks to start with and not the cheap crap either, the good beer and spirits. It seemed quiet to start with but as the night got later it just morphed into this brilliant club. We left early... More 

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Thank hartland2004
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

Amazing place. Went first time Friday night 6 pm for drinks and live band who were entertaining. Great bar service and hospitable staff. Went again with friends on Saturday night after 11 pm when in full swing. very pleasant friendly door man with guest list. Helpful staff with looking after me for my birthday. Generous drink voucher, good bar service... More 

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Thank S H
Greater Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Stumble on this place on the way to our hotel after a afternoon of shopping. Needing a drink we decide to rest ourselves here. Delightful surprise decor with secluded booths. Staff were very helpful and pleasant. It was 4pm on a Friday so we beat the work crowd in and had an opportunity to people watch as we rested in... More 

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1 Thank Tippi C
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

We were just looking for a couple drinks while we were waiting for our restaurant and when we turned up we were treated atrociously the place was almost empty but the hostess insisted we sit in the corner because everything else was reserved the antipasto platter was pretty good and the chief quite hospitable. The girl on the door just... More 

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5 Thank Douglas M
Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Great venue for the husband and I to have some anniversary drinks at the end of the night. Free entry. Reasonably priced drinks. Great music.

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2 Thank Emskimo
Thornbury, Australia
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

THURSDAY NIGHT is ladies night; as a lady you'll get free drink cards on arrival. Beware: ladies night brings throngs of 'eligible' bachelors. It's a meat market, basically. FRIDAY NIGHT If you like RnB, a little pop (TAYLOR SWIFT!) and a mixed clientele, Friday is for you. Free entry. If you've got any drink cards left from Thursday, you can... More 

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Staying in Central Business District

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Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques, throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You never quite know what you’ll find around the next corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air of Berlin in the street art, a touch of Paris in the umbrella-shaded cafes and, reminiscent of Rome, eateries tucked away in the most unlikely of places. Perhaps you might want a break and cross the Yarra River to Southbank - walk along the promenade, bask in the sun at a waterside bar and decide whether to go to the nearby casino or book a ticket at the Melbourne theatre company.