Australia's cultural capital

Australia's cultural capital
  Melbourne City guide
Discover everything Melbourne has to offer
Neighbourhoods 12
Bars & Nightclubs 29
Mollie's Bar and Diner
Mostly queer crowd
Popular gay bar with casual dining and great drag
DT's Hotel
Mostly queer crowd
Local pub with entertainment
Charming laneway piano bar
Sircuit Bar
Mostly queer crowd
Popular and lively bar
The Peel
Mostly queer crowd
Large and popular club with a late license
The Osborne
Hosts queer events
Rooftop and bar with popular gay Sunday event
Mostly queer crowd
Cowboy-themed drag karaoke bar
Mostly queer crowd
Nudist pub night for guys
Brown Alley
Hosts queer events
A hip nightclub that hosts queer events
Evie's Disco Diner
Mostly queer crowd
A funky bar and diner that caters to a queer crowd
Mostly queer crowd
Brunswick's first dedicated queer bar
Jono's Piano Bar
Mixed queer and straight
Neighbourhood piano bar
Love Machine
Mixed queer and straight
A queer-friendly club
Hosts queer events
A bar with drag bingo Tuesdays and Thursdays
Poof Doof
Mostly queer crowd
Saturday night gay club night
Pride of Our Footscray
Mostly queer crowd
A community-owned queer bar
Rainbow House Club
Mostly queer crowd
Queer bar with regular entertainment
Rubix Warehouse
Hosts queer events
Edgy venue with queer events
A fairytale-themed bar and club
Sub Club
Hosts queer events
A creative club supporting subcultures
The 86 Cabaret Bar
Mostly queer crowd
Drag cabaret and restaurant
The Bottom End
Hosts queer events
A club in the CBD that hosts a monthly queer event
The Emerson
Hosts queer events
Rooftop bar with a queer crowd on Sundays
The Laird
Mostly queer crowd
A bear bar with accommodation upstairs
The Railway Hotel
Hosts queer events
Drink and eat with a queer crowd on Sundays
The Rubber Chicken
Hosts queer events
A comedy club with drag bingo on Wednesdays
Mostly queer crowd
New queer bar with weekly events
Vau d'vile Drag Cabaret
Mostly queer crowd
A drag bar and restaurant
Yah Yah's
Hosts queer events
Hip bar that's queer on Thursdays
Dance Parties 13
Events 23
Attractions 16
Restaurants 31
Cultural Venues 21
Businesses 9
Hotels and B&Bs 11
Groups 18
Sports Clubs 21
Trips 10
  1. Midsumma Pride March, Midsumma Festival, Retrieved 14 July 2021
  2. Frame, Tom (2005). The Life and Death of Harold Holt. Allen & Unwin. ISBN 1-74114-672-0.
  3. Suburbs with the Highest Proportion of Same-Sex Couples, 2016, ABS, Retrieved 1 October 2021
  4. Spring to Life: The Mineral Springs of the Region, Daylesford Macedon Life, Retrieved 2 October 2021
  5. Part 1: The Beginnings — ChillOut Festival,, Retrieved 2 October 2021
  6. Aboriginal Melbourne,, Retrieved 11 April 2022
  7. History of Melbourne,, Retrieved 11 April 2022
  8. How did Melbourne become marvellous?,, retrieved 11 April 2022
  9. Melbourne's population fell during COVID-19, but it's still set to overtake Sydney, retrieved 11 April 2022
  10. World's most liveable city: Melbourne takes top spot for seventh year running, retrieved 13 April 2022
  11. Pakington Street, Intown Geelong, retrieved 16 April 2022
  12. Noel Gallagher speaks his mind, Sydney Mornig Herald, retrieved 4-Jul-2022
  13. Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives History Walk Melbourne, 2018, retrieved 4-Jul-2022
  14. Chinatown, Visit Victoria, retrieved 5-Sep-2022