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Bohemia Cabaret Club

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226-228 Coventry Street, South Melbourne, Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia
+61 3 9699 6614
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11:00 am - 10:45 pm
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Thu 12:00 pm - 12:45 am
7:45 pm - 12:45 am
Fri 7:45 pm - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 10:45 pm
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Although we had a few problems to begin with just managing to get the tickets sorted out for the Friday night show, we arrived at the club impressed with the atmosphere and dedication to the burlesque theme. The waitress was in character, sexily dressed as a school girl and the music pumping from the speakers was sufficiently dark and Gothic... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Interesting to read the varied reviews for Bohemia Cabaret! We went on a Saturday night. Loved the ambience of the venue. Small and intimate, dimly lit with great 20s music. Bohemia doesn't pretend to be up-market and what they do works. I do agree with another reviewer that they were understaffed and service was slow, but personally we didn't mind... More 

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1 Thank blackstilletos
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

The Friday show is a waste of time. Two burlesque numbers and one cabaret number dragged out over 2 & 1/2 hours! Terrible!

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2 Thank Liv D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

I have been to bohemia quite a few times and adore the atmosphere and decor, the food is a taste of old European style and I was feeling brave and tried the borscht, lovely! The new Friday night setting for the underground is awesome and the show never disappoints with sexual exploration and adult fun, and the host is so... More 

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Thank mollint
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Went to Thursday night show worst and most boring show we have ever seen. Mama was great but the main guy was sooooooo bad and this was not a show waste of money!

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Thank Kate W
Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Cabaret disappointing. Half of the programme at the front and the other half at the back. The dinner was surprising OK for the price and considering it is not "restaurant" quality. This is the first time I have had beetroot soup (cold) but I loved it.

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Thank Tweetcoz
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

I took my girlfriend there last night for our anniversary! Well big mistake. And i got the diner and show package, big mistake! Fair enough as i expected the food to be not that good but what i did not expect was the service to be so bad. There wad 2 waitresses one who sat us down(red head i think... More 

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2 Thank Noah-melb
Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Do not go on a Sunday night. Unattractive, unprofessional and boring. Walked out before the end. Not sexy, not funny, not entertaining!!

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1 Thank Zeeva21
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013 via mobile

This place isn't managed by anyone that knows about running a restaurant.The kitchen is under staffed. The waiters do not know how to prepare the tables...I.e setting the tables with cutlery, glasses does help! The owner spends her time on stage cracking basic rude jokes. Don't bother.

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013 via mobile

I booked a table for four of us well in advance and we ended up with a show mainly consisting of the backs of the cast. Having said that.... What a show!!! Spectacular host on stage- mama has a fantastic voice, great interaction with the audience and a comedian! Food was very good but they are just tapas so don't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $60
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations
Good for
Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:45 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:45 am
7:45 pm - 12:45 am
Friday
7:45 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 226-228 Coventry Street, South Melbourne, Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  South Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9699 6614
Description
BOHEMIA Cabaret Club Freedom. Beauty. Dreams.Bohemia is a World, a sanctuary of taste, desire, live entertainment and good times in this hardest of times. A World where you can shed the conservative skin of modern life, unleash your deepest yearnings and be who you truly wish to be.“By far the best burlesque show I have ever seen.” Inside Cabaret review “Delightful… unexpected…. unpredictable” Australian Stage We will welcome you warmly. The atmosphere will liberate you. Our bartenders will tease your tongue. Our kitchen will warm your belly and sate your appetite.... And our shows…Our shows… You will find something for every taste and every mood; from the sublime to the ridiculous, the base to the refined. Laughter and horror, joy and tears, sin and sensuality. Music, Dance, Cabaret, Burlesque, Circus and Art for Art’s sake!Our Night Garden Theatre, which features a glass atrium roof quite literally opens to the stars on warm, summer nights. All year, every year, Bohemia's boards will showcase the finest talent Australia and the world has to offer.Bohemia is an Icon, a symbol of what has been lost and can be found again. Thursday to Sunday, day and night, Bohemia is here for you to come and play with the young, the beautiful, and the young at heart.So join us! Leave your inhibitions at the door and celebrate the Bohemian ideal. Welcome to the 21st Century that should have been.Welcome to Bohemia. Welcome Home.BOOK NOW for dinner and show! Three course a la carte meal (starter, main and dessert) and show entry for only $80Visit our website to view our menu or for more informationWEEKLY SHOWSTHURSDAYS - The Burlesque UndergroundDeep in the sensual heart of Bohemia on Thursday nights, the young and beautiful pay homage to our baser instincts in a celebration of and study in sexuality, erotica and fetish. Join caretaker Jasper Black, his house submissives, Gentleman Jack Lad and the extended 'Black Family' as they whisper their wicked delights in the shadows. Leave your inhibitions at the door and let the games begin...FRIDAYS - AndrogyneAndrogyne is a hilarious 'gender blender' romp where boys will be girls, girls will be boys and always the twain shall mix! Join MC Louis Cypher as he takes you on a fun journey where the question "who wears the pants in this family" has an interesting answer. Make-up stations, audience gender swap and dance into the wee hours to your favourite 80's hits. SATURDAYS - Cirque Des FemmesThe Mama of Australian Burlesque, Madame Natalia, presents a visual feast of sensual Burlesque delights that are sure to tempt as she takes you on an enticing journey into the Art of Tease. Cirque des Femmes is a celebration of women…and the women want to play. BLACK SUNDAYS - (Last Sunday of every month)For those of you with a penchant for the darker streams of life, Black Sundays at Bohemia are dedicated to grabbing you by the throat, dragging you kicking and screaming into the shadows of the subconscious and showing you what lies on the other side of the mirror.COMING SOON: The resurrection of Atrocity – Cabaret & Burlesque du Grand Guignol will once draw you into its tangled web of Beauty, Truth & Horror with ATROCITY: SOMNIUM.Black Sundays…only at Bohemia…and not for the faint of heart.BOHEMIA. Freedom. Beauty. Dreams.

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