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“A True Cocktail Experience”
Review of 1806

1806
Ranked #83 of 4,023 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Chinatown
Description: 1806 is the most unique, full service, cocktail bar in Melbourne CBD. Located at 169 Exhibition St, it is an experience like no other in the city.
Pukekohe, New Zealand
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225 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
“A True Cocktail Experience”
Reviewed September 21, 2013 via mobile

After reading the reviews on Trip Advisor, decided to give 1806 a go and we were not disappointed.
Sat at the bar to watch experienced barmen at work, also with a good sense of humour. Very knowledgeable and enjoyed learning the history of cocktails.

Visited September 2013
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1 Thank KiwiMaiTai
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great cocktail bar”
Reviewed September 8, 2013

Came here for a couple of drinks before dinner.
A busy friday evening but managed to get a cosy table upstairs.Great atmosphere, like an upmarket 1920's speakeasy, but not noisy or rowdy.
Fantastic cocktail list and the drinks were perfectly made and there was no skimping on the measures too.Will return soon.

  • Visited September 2013
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1 Thank Ricky B
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Perth, Australia
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Yummy cocktails!”
Reviewed August 26, 2013

We came here after the footy for a drink and light snack. A part from the unfriendly door girl, it was great!

Our waiter was very helpful and the menu is awesome! We both enjoyed our cocktails and had a delicious jaffle to share.

1806 was recommended to us and really glad we went!

  • Visited August 2013
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1 Thank JacquiL0306
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Waihi, New Zealand
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great Atmosphere”
Reviewed August 17, 2013

Fantastic choice of cocktails, the most amazing menu, so many & the staff are so helpful .
Great atmosphere & they have really good food platters, looking forward to visiting there again when we are next in Melbourne.

  • Visited November 2012
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1 Thank carol v
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Tasmania, Australia
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143 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Drinks Before Dinner”
Reviewed August 10, 2013

A great place to meet and have a drink before dinner. Ambiance is great along with a great selection of drinks and cocktails. Leather seats to recline and relax in. Fantastic selection of bar nibbles.

  • Visited August 2013
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2 Thank Richard B
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