Loop has been a pillar of the Melbourne arts community since 2003. While the original downstairs events and exhibition space is no more, the rooftop bar is very much alive and kicking.
The intimate space is hemmed with succulents in planter boxes, their pale greenery accentuated by the bar’s matte black walls and black Astroturf floor. Across the roof, strung blue baubles tremble in the breeze and all around are views of the rooftops and skyscrapers of the CBD.
Here there are bottles and tinnies from Bridge Road Brewery, Bodriggy, Kaiju!, Boatrocker and more. The strong cocktail list focuses on earthy, floral and herbal flavours rather than the sticky, sweet bases typical of tropical cocktails.
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