Bottoms Up! 5 Hot Spots For Friday Drinks

When it gets to the end of the week, everyone deserves (or needs) a drink.

Lucky for you, Melbourne, we've found some of the best places for you to go grab your drink of choice.
Level up your weekend plans and grab a drink paired with a tasty treat; here are some of our favourites.

Pssst: We’ll even give you a quarter of your bill in cashback if you pay with Liven. That means, like 3 extra cocktails?


Soulja Boy’s short lived rap career is immortalised with something much better… Introducing Seoulja Boy (the restaurant.) Crank that Soulja Boy!
A hotspot for killer food, DJS aaand…. you guessed it, COCKTAILS! Colourful, fruity and delicious. Their soju cocktails are on the must try list.

You could try....
Ball out with a platter of sashimi and the "Mo' Money" cocktail, including matcha, mint, cucumber and soju. It's a matcha made in heaven. 😉


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Kuaizi bar does some more exciting takes on the classic cocktails.
Had a Mojito before? We’re sure you have, but have you had it with chilli and strawberry? Didn’t think so.
How about a coriander margarita, an espresso martini with condensed milk or a lychee gin and tonic? Wild, but it works.
We don’t expect you to take our word for it though…
Go on, try it yourself.

You could try...
Crispy pork belly with espresso glaze and their take on an Espresso martini - have yours with rum to sweeten up that pork-based deal! Caffeine kick!

ROBARTA (St Kilda)

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For a less mellow night out “all roads lead to Robarta…”
Grab a bite to eat after 4pm, then watch the place transform into a key point of St Kilda's nightlife - blasting the best RnB, party and house music.
If you want, you can keep going well into the morning with Robarta’s 8am close, and 24 hour bar license.
Sleep is for the weak.

You could try...
Grab a taster plate with your choice of dumplings, spring rolls and wontons. Partnered well with a Mai Tai (or twelve)!

CAFFE E CUCINA (South Yarra)

Here’s one for the lovers of vino!
Caffe e Cucina has the very best  of reds, whites and bubbles imported from Italy.
Ask for the sommeliers choice of the week, pair it with the perfect meal.
You classy thing, you.

You could try...
The Caffe e Cucina antipasto board with a glass (or a whole bottle...) of Cantina di Montalcino!


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Twenty one types of cocktails.... you'll have to try them all!
Share (or don't share) jugs and jugs of the the good stuff - Yuzu has over 5 different cocktail jug varieties available.
They've also got plenty of Japanese favourites like sake varieties and Asahi.

You could try...
Super soft, juicy soft shell crab burgers paired with a Japanese Sake Blossom cocktail. Heaven.

"I been drinkin', watermelon" - Beyoncé