When it comes to sipping cocktails or sharing a beer, Melbourne’s bar scene is incredibly diverse. From beach bars and riverfront restaurants, to some of the most charismatic rooftop bars in the world, here are 10 of the best spots in the city to raise a glass to a Melbourne sunset. Fitzroy frivolities at Naked in the Sky Pull yourself away from the infused vodkas at Naked for Satan and take the lift to the best vantage point north of the Yarra River – Naked in the Sky rooftop bar. Strung with multi-coloured festoon lights, the open terrace boasts views of the city on one side and a line of sight straight down Brunswick Street on the other. Snack on tapas, stay for dinner or kick back with one of nearly 15 beers on tap. Set yourself up in the afternoon and avoid evening queues in the process. Relax on the river at Arbory Bar & Eatery Melbourne’s only hundred-metre long bar, Arbory (arbory.com.au) is tucked between Flinders Street Station and the Yarra River, with views across the water to Southbank Promenade. The drinks are craft-focused, featuring drops as diverse as orange wine through to a nitrogen-charged espresso martini served … Continue reading Bars with a view: top 10 places for a sundowner in Melbourne

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