Best Cocktails in Lockdown

The Best Cocktails in Lockdown While we may be unable to go our favourite local for a drink, Melbourne Hospitality has delivered (literally) to make sure you enjoy YOUR DRANKS without the need for a jigger or shaker. Here are my top picks for cocktails, available for pick up & delivery. For the chance to […]

The Best Cocktails in Lockdown

While we may be unable to go our favourite local for a drink, Melbourne Hospitality has delivered (literally) to make sure you enjoy YOUR DRANKS without the need for a jigger or shaker. Here are my top picks for cocktails, available for pick up & delivery.

For the chance to win cocktails from one of these amazing venues, keep reading! Also, please remember to always drink responsibly.

CITY 

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BAR AMERICANO

Bar Americano brings Hometender Bottled Cocktails featuring their infamous Negroni, classics such as the Americano, Brooklyn and a few limited edition bottles – prices start from $25 for 200ml bottles

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WATERSLIDE BAR

One of my favourite cocktail bars, Waterslide is bringing your weekly libations. Along with the usual suspects, there’s the Bartenders Breakfast, Clarafied Margarita, Guava Cosmopolitan.  $15 Each and 4 for $50

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BYRDI

Bottled by Byrdi offers signature cocktails and seasonal spirits such as Wattleseed Negroni, Fennel Pollen Sazerac, Lamington and more. Currently, they have a Byrdi x Applewood Smoked Gin. Prices from $20

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BAR CLARA

Bar Clara offers mulled wine and cocktails such as their Barrel Aged Old Fashioned and Espresso Martini, Pineapple Daiquiri, Cocktail Party Pack for $99 or prices from $33 for individual serves

NORTH 

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BLACK PEARL

Renowned cocktail bar, The Black Pearl has created their Couch Cocktails offering the Shower Cocktail,  Zombie, Michter’s Rye Manhattan,  and their Mates Rates – an appreciation cocktail, prices start at $30

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ENDS AND MEANS

Ends & Means in Fitzroy have created their own canned cocktails – current flavours on offer are  the Hookey’s Margarita, Scorpion Typhoon, Red Right Hand. Single serves or packs of 4 avaialble. Prices from $22

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CAPITANO CARLTON

Italian restaurant Capitano offers a unique selection of drinks from the Olive Oil Martini, Negroni, PB & Miso Old Fashioned and my top pick…Tiramisu Milk Punch. Cocktail pricing from $18

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BAXTER'S LOT

Known for their live gigs, Baxter’s Lot is offering classic cocktails for delivery including the Negroni, Margarita, Espresso Martini, Old Fashioned and a Spiced Pear Old Fashioned – prices start at $16

EAST 

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HIBIKI

Camberwell eatery Hibiki is offering bottled cocktails with a Japanese twist on the classics: Neguroni, Hotto Toddo, Melbhatten and Dashtini. Each bottle is between $18 – $21, available for takeaway and delivery

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ABOVE BOARD

Available for pick up Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday – Above Board offers a vast range of bottled cocktails including the classics and their own concoctions. Leave it to the experts and get the Discovery Collection 

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ROSALITAS

BarNone & East of Everything have created Rosalita’s with their own bottled cocktails, offering classics and more tropical options such as the Mojito, Daiquiri, and even a cocktail with no name – starting from $16 

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THE EVERLEIGH

The OG of bottled cocktails in Melbourne –Everleigh Bottling Co. classic single-serve bottled cocktails. Choose from the Martini, Negroni, Manhattan, Old Fashioned, Cardinal or Coffee House

SOUTH 

JANE DOE BAR

Prahran favourite have made Kaffir Lime & Lemongrass Margarita, Watermelon & Cucumber Collings, Roasted Chesnut Old  Fashioned, Orange Blossom & Rhubarb Negroni & more – all $17. Order Wednesday for Thursday/Friday delivery

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THE UGLY DUCKLING

The Ugly Duckling offers classic as well as their signature cocktails like the Elderflower Southside, Guava Cosmo, Smoked Pineapple Daiquiri, Mint Slice Hanky Panky & so much more. $38.50 for a 200ml bottle that serves 2 or order a Cocktail set

WHITE OAKS SALOON

Available for takeaway, Greville Street’s White Oaks Saloon offers an extensive list of drinks ranging from their classic, signature and barrel aged cocktails. Averaging $22 – 24 per single serve

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SAINT URBAN

Richmond eatery Saint Urban has bottled cocktails for $14 each or get all 5 for $60: cocktails available: Bamboo, Spiced Espresso Martini, Saint Urban’s Bottled Negroni, Tommy’s Margarita, Ruby Grapefruit Daquiri

WEST 

TROUBLE IN DREAMS

Offering their original cocktails – Lemon Fennel Negroni, Four Seasons, Metropolitan, Velvet Jacket, Right Down the Line and more. Minimum order $60 with a $5 delivery fee applies – delivery radius 7km from Footscray

LAY LOW BAR

Seddon’s Lay Low Bar’s bottled cocktails are from $25 with classics such as Negronis, Margaritas, Espresso Martini as well as their signature Punch, Pancake Breakfast, Pearent Trap, Spiced Apple Toddy and more

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