We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

“Nice and Cosy” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of 1806

1806
Ranked #117 of 3,852 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Bar, Contemporary
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Romantic, Special occasions
Dining options: Drinks, Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Chinatown
Description: Cocktail bar.
Glen Waverley, Australia
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Nice and Cosy”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2013

Great Little Place Nice coctails list heaps of fun another Melbourne Gem. we will be coming back for sure.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Peter M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

162 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    105
    44
    8
    4
    1
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Brisbane, Australia
Level Contributor
169 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
“Enjoy the Show”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2013

After diving into 1806 to escape the winter chill of Melbourne, we were welcomed by a helpful compare and showed to our balcony seats overlooking the bar where all of the action takes place. The menu choices for cocktails is extensive, and actually a very good read! The staff were attentive and helpful throughout the evening. The bar staff enjoyed their jobs, this much is clear from the way they interact, move around the bar and put on a bit of a show. Ensure you are well dressed as 1806 has a strict dress policy.

If you enjoy cocktails and the art of their creation, certainly give this place a try! I cannot wait to go back.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank Ceej18
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Bratislava, Slovakia
Level Contributor
70 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Wow!! Sherlock...Fancy a cocktail?”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2013

Well what can I say!! 1806 is an exclusive restaurant that makes arguably some of the best cocktails ever! The menu itself takes you through a historic journey of cocktails by the decade!! And they serve it all!! Comfortable seating, a bar counter worth staring at and an excellent staff make for any visit there quite an experience!! Book in advance if you are planning to visit over the weekends. Its exclusively table service.

Visited June 2013
Helpful?
Thank AbhishekGB
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Perth, Australia
Level Contributor
11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Brilliant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2013

Great Service with a Smile - gotta love the possibilities for a flaming cocktail at 0200, knowledgeable friendly staff, who re not condescending like I am used to

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Dileep_80
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Level Contributor
18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Very Melbourne”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2013

Very funky little place - great idea to base the menu on evolution of the cocktail. Very attentive and knowledgeable staff. Would happily go back again.

Visited June 2013
Helpful?
Thank drich1972
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed 1806 also viewed

 
Melbourne, Victoria
 
Melbourne, Victoria
Melbourne, Victoria
 

Been to 1806? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing