These Melbourne bars and pubs are slinging takeaway booze in lockdown
22.07.2021

These Melbourne bars and pubs are slinging takeaway booze in lockdown

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Words by Kate Streader

Support your local this lockdown.

The latest lockdown extension was crushing for Melburnians, who will have spent a total of six months in hard lockdown when restrictions lift on Tuesday July 27.

While many pubs and bars have had no choice but to close for the duration of lockdown 5.0, there are a bunch of venues around town that are offering takeaway and delivery beer, wine and cocktails while we’re all stuck at home.

So, support your local and replenish your booze supply at one of these temporary bottleshops.

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Neighbourhood Wine

Get a bottle of primo vino delivered to your door from 12pm-9:30pm daily, thanks to Neighbourhood Wine. You can even nab yourself a litre bottle of minimal intervention red or orange wine for just $20 a pop. While you’re at it, put in an order for their pasta. You deserve it for getting through this lockdown.

Find Neighbourhood Wine at 1 Reid St, Fitzroy North. 

Bodriggy Brewing Co

From 1pm ’til 6pm, Thursday to Saturday, swing by Bodriggy’s lockdown Froff Shop for tinnies and mixed slabs. They’ve got a bunch of brews to try. Get ’em while they’re cold.

Find Bodriggy Brewing Co at 245 Johnston St, Abbotsford.

Northcote Social Club

BYO growler and fill ‘er up at Northcote Social Club. Or, if you want something extra spesh, you can grab a coffee cup of mulled cider or espresso martini. They’ve got wine by the bottle, too, and a bunch of takeaway pub fare so you can get the full NSC experience from home. Drop by between 4pm and 8pm on Friday and Saturday to get your fix.

Find Northcote Social Club at 301 High St, Northcote. 

Jamsheed Urban Winery

Treat yourself to a good bottle of wine this lockdown, courtesy of Jamsheed. You won’t even have to leave the house! Get your order in before 1pm to get your vino delivered to your door in time for dinner. Having trouble choosing? They’ve got you sorted on that front, too, with a selection of trio packs guaranteed to please.

Find Jamsheed Urban Winery at 4 Albert St, Preston. 

 

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The Gem

For a live music venue, Melbourne’s beloved The Gem has one of the best menus going around, and in response to the lockdown, they’re slinging tacos and tap beer, margaritas and espresso martinis. Punters will able to snap them up from 12:30pm-7:30pm until Sunday July 25 and given the tastiness of The Gem’s food, you’d be stupid to miss it. Just check the menu below!

Find The Gem at 289 Wellington St, Collingwood.

 

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Cherry Bar

Fancy a rock’n’roll cocktail delivered to your door? Cherry Bar has your back. They’ve got margaritas, negronis, espresso martinis and their crowd-favourite Acca-Daiquiri. You can choose between two serves, four serves or six serves, and by putting in an order you’ll go in the running to win a Golden Ticket which will grant you access to every single Cherry Bar gig for a whole year.

Find Cherry Bar at 68 Little Collins St, CBD. 

 

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The Evelyn Hotel

The Ev’s trusty bottleshop will help get you through the extended lockdown period with their huge selection of beer and wine. Open daily from midday until late.

Find The Evelyn Hotel at 351 Brunswick St, Fitzroy. 

Tallboy and Moose

Preston brewery Tallboy and Moose are bringing the beer to you, with same-day local delivery if you order before 4pm and free delivery if you spend over $50. If you’re close by, you can stop by to browse the bottleshop, instead.

Find Tallboy & Moose at 270 Raglan St, Preston.

 

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Edinburgh Castle

While the doors on Edi Castle are closed, their adjoining bottle-o, Local Bottle Store, will be open. Show them some love by stopping in to grab your next bottle of wine or sixer. They’ve got a bunch of moreish drinking snacks, too. Open for pick-up and delivery daily from 12pm until 10pm.

Find Edinburgh Castle/Local Bottle Store at 675 Sydney Rd, Brunswick.

Carlton Brewhouse

Stocked with fresh beers and open daily from 10am until 6pm, Carlton Brewhouse is making sure you don’t go thirsty this lockdown.

Find Carlton Brewhouse at 24 Thompson St, Abbotsford.

Some Velvet Morning

Some Velvet Morning is slinging takeaway pints, cocktails and natural wines until 7pm daily this lockdown. If you pop in during the day, you can grab a coffee and some brunch to go, too.

Find Some Velvet Morning at 123 Queens Pde, Clifton Hill. 

Goldy’s Tavern

BYO receptacles and fill ’em up with mulled wine, cider and beer at Goldy’s. Swing by after 5pm daily. You also can grab dinner to takeaway while you’re there.

Find Goldy’s Tavern at 66A Gold St, Collingwood. 

Surly’s Bar

This Friday and Saturday, Surly’s will be pouring takeaway beers and selling tinnies and bottles of wine in their pop-up bottleshop. Head down from 4pm-7pm on Friday and 3pm-7pm on Saturday and stock up.

Find Surly’s at 570 High St, Preston. 

Robert Burns Hotel

Open for delivery and pickup, Robert Burns has you covered for a pub feed and litre growlers of beer to wash it down with. There’s also wine and cocktails, if that’s more your style.

Find Robert Burns Hotel at 376 Smith St, Collingwood. 

Great Northern Hotel

Get your growlers, mulled wine and assorted alcoholic goods at Great Northern Hotel’s bottle-o. They’re open daily from 11am until 11pm.

Find Great Northern Hotel at 644 Rathdowne St, Carlton North. 

Hard Rubbish

Hard Rubbish is hitting the road to bring you fresh beers and cocktails this Saturday July 24 from 2pm. They’ve got margs, negronis and pints. You can also mask up and head down to the bar for takeaways every day ’til Sunday.

Find Hard Rubbish at 670 Plenty Rd, Preston.

Clifton Hill Brewpub

Clifton Hill Brewpub’s bottleshop will be open as usual all lockdown long for all your boozy needs. Stop in daily from 10am until 11pm.

Find Clifton Hill Brewpub at 89 Queens Pde, Clifton Hill.

Want to do more? Support these Melbourne clubs and live music venues by buying their merch.