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Bar Oussou

653 Sydney Rd, Brunswick, Moreland, Victoria 3056, Australia
+61 3 9384 3040
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Amazing local live venue and bar

Good drinks, good vibes, fairly friendly staff (for hipster Brunswick), and always always always... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Melbourne, Australia
Iconic venue

Must visit in Melbourne; poetry, world music, all kinds of other music, warm fires outside and... read more

Reviewed April 17, 2017
Cam K
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653 Sydney Rd, Brunswick, Moreland, Victoria 3056, Australia
+61 3 9384 3040
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good drinks, good vibes, fairly friendly staff (for hipster Brunswick), and always always always live jams. Great community venue. Don't change Oussou!

Thank rebjmccann
Reviewed April 17, 2017

Must visit in Melbourne; poetry, world music, all kinds of other music, warm fires outside and heaters, board games, comfy lounging area, great staff and friendly patrons. Tasty food and happy hour.

Thank Cam K
Reviewed March 2, 2017 via mobile

Perfect place for few beers over summer it had a great backyard & also there is sitting area Arabic style. Drinks & food are reasonably priced too.Sometimes they have a live band too . If you happen to be in Brunswick you should definitely check...More

Thank Amit G
Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

Bar Oussou is the most relaxed multicultural fun bars in the world. No cover charge, cheap drinks and brilliant music. Something different every night of the week.

Thank Greta00-11
Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

This place was great! It's small and cozy and has a nice vibe, the music was great and the people both behind the bar and in front of it were really nice! The drinks can be a bit pricey but they are good. We will...More

Thank Laila K
Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

I went solo. Oussou was nice and friendly. I am looking forward to going back. Good conversation and happy people.

Thank JoeA3
Reviewed January 16, 2016

We were strolling down the street trying to find a place to have a drink to kick off New Year's Eve and walked into this little bar. Nice music friendly staff on an African theme; they had free nibbles for NYE and we walked back...More

Thank Reinhardt K
Reviewed January 3, 2016

This place is a local hang out for me and I just love it. It has a really friendly vibe, there is a bohemian mixed crowd lacking pretentiousness and lots of good feelings! The food and happy hours are cheap and the music is free!...More

Thank Laura O
Reviewed December 12, 2015

Live world music is the drawcard here: lately there have been bands from Senegal, Gambia, Brazil and Indonesia. There's a bias toward African music; 'Oussou' is a West African word, I was told. Diverse bar choices, and food (chiefly pizza) available at low cost. The...More

Thank Alys-Schatzi
Reviewed January 23, 2015 via mobile

Bar oussou is a must see for any visitor to Brunswick and a great way to meet some local characters. Live music every night of the week, $5 pints and ten dollar jugs between 5pm - 9pm every night of the week. Food is great...More

Thank Michael C
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