The Melbourne Cocktail and Bar Tour

What to Wear

  • We recommend guests wear comfortable shoes and dress according to the weather on the day.

The Melbourne Cocktail and Bar Tour

About This Class

What You Will Learn

  • Learn about the amazing history of cocktails
  • Taste amazing food and drinks
  • Find the hidden bars of Melbourne


Melbourne is renowned for its food and wine scene. Every city street and laneway has options for great dining and also great drinking. Join award winning cocktail expert Sebastian Raeburn on a tour exploring the very best bars of Melbourne.

These bars are often hidden in hard to find places, tucked away in laneways or even on noodle shop roofs. Sebastian will guide you to these top spots and let you in on the intriguing history of this city’s drinking culture. From the times when Melbourne was first recognised globally as a cocktail capital, to the era of ultra strict licensing and now, this new golden age of cocktails and bars.

The tour takes in some iconic Melbourne venues, discovers some of the largely unknown bars and gives you the low-down on where the local cocktail industry hang out on their nights off.

Tastings will include expertly crafted cocktails, matched with a delicious snacks at five different bars. Now we don’t want to give away all our secrets, but it will kick off with a duck waffle and something special to drink at Cumulus Up.

For the insiders knowledge on this city’s very best bars, join Sebastian on this unique Melbourne Cocktail and Bar Tour.

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Apr 2017
The Melbourne Cocktail and Bar Tour - 01 Apr 2017 4:00 PM

We learnt a lot about the history of Melbourne and its bars, as we were led through the inner city to a thriving and energetic and varied spread of intimate cocktail bars. It was a revelation! The breadth of Sebastians knowledge was fabulous and his delivery of information was passionate, interesting and fun. The cocktails and food were delicious. An all round great experience for us . Thanks to Alan for being so flexible with our booking and also for his cheerful and enthusiastic demeanor. Last thinks to the other members of our group....nice people.

Oct 2016
The Melbourne Cocktail and Bar Tour - 22 Oct 2016 4:00 PM

I thought the tour guides were fantastic and made the experience for me. Getting to taste several different cocktails along the way was great and I loved the extra tips of other bars/food places as we walked around. Would definitely return and recommend to others. Thanks again for a great afternoon/night!

Sep 2016
The Melbourne Cocktail and Bar Tour - 03 Sep 2016 4:00 PM

Wow, as someone living in Melbourne I thought I knew it all, well I was proven wrong on this tour. The cocktail and bar tour was exceptional. Sebastian was such a great guide to have due to his expertise in the cocktail and bar scene. I learnt lots about the history of Melbourne's cocktails as well as being able to try plenty along the way. I was also shown a couple more hidden bars, that I have already been back to visit, and its only been one week since the tour.

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