Quality Hotel Tabcorp Park
2 Ferris Road
Melton South, VI 3338
Phone: (61) 3 87460600
Fax: (61) 3 97468277
Beer, live music and great company is all you need to have great an evening at Edinburgh Castle in Melbourne. With hardly anything that qualifies as flashy or luxurious, this pub has managed to make it to the list of favorites for locals. The pool table is an ideal place to strike up a conversation with regular guests while the beer makes the atmosphere lighter. The menu has simple pub fare like sandwiches, salads, chips that will keep everyone going for the night. You'll often find live music playing here, which is great to set the mood. All in all, Edinburgh Castle reminds us that the best things are often the simplest.
Party goers, there's a call for you. Alumbra is a happening event venue that invites you to move your body to the tunes of some of the finest DJ music and live music performers. The venue stages performances by upcoming as well as renowned artists from Thursday to Sunday. On the other days, the venue is reserved for other events like corporate functions and social events. Taste the amazing food served here, especially the barbecue. Also for those who want to learn how to swing the bottle there is a bar school happening here four days a week. Check website for timing details.
Watermark as the name suggests overlooks the Victoria harbor. It is an upscale stylish restaurant cum nightclub. Comprising of several luxurious spaces, you will experience something new at each level here. The 8 beer tap in addition to the glass decor that envelops the floor and also the ceiling is simply unique. You will find plasma screens placed around the restaurant at all levels for entertainment. If you fancy a quiet evening, then head up to the pavilion for a panoramic view of the harbor. Besides offering excellent spaces, it is also known for its food, specially seafood. You can also try traditional Australian fare here. For the locals, Watermark is also one of the most lively nightclubs. Saturday nights are" Groovalicious" nights where its an exciting experience of rocking music and amazing fun filled events like fashion parades, live shows and famous DJ music. For those who prefer to begin their weekend on a Friday night then head to Watermark. Check their website or better still call them for more details.
The Mercat Basement is an underground venue hidden away under Queen Victoria Market. The basement is a popular venue for EDM parties, hosting the likes of Inigo Kennedy, Singha and Shifted; well known in the electronic scene. Perfect for private events and parties, it has a capacity of up to 700 people within it's custom made walls, a complete set-up for DJs and seating and smoking areas.
With a name as misleading as C Grade, this top-graded club hosts arguably the best Saturday nights in town. Located in a dimly-lit basement, their happening parties and dance events are popular among youngsters in the know. With a weekly lineup of resident DJs and guest acts, they have featured the likes of Bongmist, Otologic, Lewie Day and The Rusty Trombones. A unique addition, their bar is a service slot system that functions like an ATM machine.
The Glow Bar is a fusion of architectural design and nightlife. Located in the heart of the city, it attracts a lot of high profile people, resulting in a lot of media coverage. The blue glowing shelves and the concrete bars are Glow's signature trademarks. The men behind the bar are experts and will conjure the best cocktails ever! The Glow also has a private function hall which can be availed for celebrations and parties.
POD (Tunnel) Nightclub is a popular nightclub that can welcome about 1000 party animals and is always buzzing with various theme nights and musical evenings. The ambiance here is very chic and many renowned DJs are known to spin some great tunes on the dance floor. You can either let your hair down on the sprawling dance floor or head to the bar that will keep you in high spirits.
Sorry Grandma is a club located at Little Bourke Street and is quite the place for making some noise and to dance and dance like there is no tomorrow. There are gigs happening here regularly and DJ music plays mostly on Friday and Saturday nights. A whole bung of outside artists perform here as well beside the regulars. The food and drinks are pretty reasonable since the main motivation for people to come here is to dance finally. Come here if you want to twist and shout.
Psychedelic lights, constantly spinning music and the crowds lost to the beats of music of different kinds: that's the kind of mood you'll see when stepping into this uber-cool club. A regular hangout for youngsters considering the number of events that take place here, Brown Alley is one place people never feel like leaving. And they don't have to either, since the club is Melbourne's only 24-hour place! With a capacity for a good crowd of 1200, this club is great for all kinds of private events when hired as a venue. They offer DJ facilities and the restaurant is well-equipped to keep the crowds going before or after a night of dancing.
Just lay back and relax with a refreshing cocktail and get introduced to a wonderful world of exotic blends and colorful concoctions. Pick from an extensive list of European and Australian wines either with or without food. Team this up with excellent service and delicious food at extremely reasonable rates and you'll find that La Di Da is a place you'll never want to leave. Quaint and charming, this bar makes for the perfect place for a refreshing evening. They also have a line-up of events, music by DJs and parties scheduled each month. Check the website for details.
One of the well known alternative, metal and punk nightclubs in the city, Bang is located within the Royal Melbourne Hotel. Saturday night sees many local and popular international names coming down to play here. The drinks come cheap with the music. Names such as House Vs Hurricane, Bagster and MDK, Dead Letter Circus have performed here.
Tatou is located in the heart of the city. Spread over multiple levels, it attracts a mixture of after work drinkers and young club goers, with dance and retro music. One of the pioneers in Melbourne of the "day club" concept, it sometimes gets busy on Sunday mornings and afternoons when guest DJs play progressive house. The crowd is largely European and sharply dressed, and the doormen can be picky: wear black to fit in!