Top 10 Bars In Camberwell And Hawthorn

Image courtesy of Nevermind Bar
Image courtesy of Nevermind Bar
Home to the likes of actor Geoffrey Rush, Camberwell is a quaint and classy town, located in the inner eastern region of Melbourne suburbia. Catering to the young and old alike, this east-side region offers an incredibly eclectic bar experience of international flavors with a dash of old world and early settler charm.
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Bar None

Bar, Cocktail Bar, Mediterranean, $$$
Bar None offers a vast selection of 300 fine cocktails, wines and beers and is one of the only venues in Camberwell that operates exclusively as a cocktail lounge bar. The venue offers a delicious menu of Mediterranean appetizers, all within close proximity to Camberwell train station. Keep an eye out for their international beverage selection.
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Riversdale Hotel

Bed and Breakfast, Hotel
Riversdale Hotel
Riversdale Hotel | Image courtesy of East Of Everything
Catering to late-night punters, the Riversdale Hotel is an iconic Eastside venue with three levels built during the gold rush era. It offers a classic selection of alcoholic beverages including fine wine, ale and pub meals to enjoy while punting. Guests can watch moment by moment sporting action broadcasts on plasma screens or relax alfresco on beautiful and summery Melbourne days.
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East of Everything

Bar, Mediterranean, $$$
East of Everything oozes Art Deco-swank and offers a delightful menu of fine cocktails. Here, patrons are taken from Bar None’s Mediterranean mix and are now transported to North America as they dish up a fun selection of snacks that include macaroni, Tex-Mex and good old southern po’boys. Whether one prefers a cosy couch-corner, a chair and table setting, or a casual smoke at the verandah, there’s a leisurely space for everyone as they listen to the sounds of sweet Motown and old-school hip-hop and rock.
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Wine @ 129

With a delightful tapas and wine menu, this cosy saloon offers seasonal food, quality wine and an inviting atmosphere. There’s a range of boutique beers and acoustic music nights: Wine@129 has something for everybody including specialty food and wine nights.

Wine @129, 129 Auburn Road, Hawthorn East

Fiorelli Bar & Restaurant

Bar, Cocktail Bar, Restaurant, Italian, $$$
Tinto Tapas Restaurant and Wine Bar
Tinto Tapas Restaurant and Wine Bar | Image courtesy of Tinto, © Annette Ruzicka
Operating since 1991, Fiorelli offers beautiful wine, cocktails with an Italian fine-dining experience. All food is prepared with locally sourced ingredients from Melbourne’s most exclusive distributors. This is a relaxed and friendly joint that attracts young and old with its great service. Perfect for a casual after movie catch-up with a touch of style and great atmosphere.
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Tinto Bar

Bar, Wine Bar, Restaurant, Spanish, $$$
Tinto is owned by the Triado family, a local Hawthorn family who has its ancestral roots in the northern Spanish province of Catalonia. The Tinto story began in Spain as three of the Triado sisters travelled there to explore their heritage. Whilst travelling back and forth the sisters opened the successful Bar Kasparo in Barcelona. Now back in Melbourne, they bring the delightful flavours of Spain to the inner east. Offering cosy and intimate dining with warmth and ambience this bar is perfect for low-key catch-ups or a bit of ‘me-time.’
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The Palace

Bar, Pub, Pub Grub, $$$
Palace Hotel
Palace Hotel | Image courtesy of Nevermind Bar
A Camberwell favourite, The Palace offers a great selection of food and meal deals, 13 beers and four ciders of local Victorian, Australian and international varieties, and loads of entertainment including bands and sports on screen, plus TAB and Trivia Nights. Catering for the young and old with a relaxing atmosphere to match, The Palace is minutes away from Camberwell train station.
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Lulo Tapas & Wine Bar

Bar, Restaurant, Wine Bar, American, Spanish, $$$
Lulo, Hawthorn
Lulo, Hawthorn | Courtesy of Lulo
Located in the heart of Glenferrie (neighbouring Hawthorn), Lulo offers a selection of fine Spanish, Mexican and Argentinian wines, beers and cocktails, bringing a Latin flavour to the inner east. The venue attracts all and is child-friendly. There’s a menu of Latin inspired dishes and casual bar seating.
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