After the intensity of Christmas Day, Boxing Day is for relaxing and knocking back a few beers. Here’s a list of cafes, bars and restaurants to recharge, or to restart the party at.

CBD

Kirk’s Wine Bar
Corner Hardware Lane and Little Bourke Street, Melbourne
Open 9am–11pm

Kirk’s Cellar Bar
Corner Hardware Lane and Little Bourke Street, Melbourne
Open 12pm–11pm

Mamasita
Level 1, 11 Collins Street, Melbourne
Open 5pm–11pm

The European
161 Spring Street, Melbourne
Open 7.30am–12am

New Shanghai
Shop 323, Level 3 Emporium, 287 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne
Open 11am–9pm

Arbory Bar & Eatery
Flinders Walk, Melbourne
Open 7am–late

Heartbreaker
234A Russell Street, Melbourne
Open 5pm–3am  

NORTH

Builders Arms Hotel
211 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy
Open from 12pm

Ricky & Pinky at the Builders Arms Hotel
211 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy
Open from 12pm

Pidapipo Gelateria
299 Lygon Street, Carlton
Open 12pm–11pm

Everyday Coffee
33 Johnston Street, Collingwood
Open 8am–4pm

The Everleigh
150–156 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy
Open 5.30pm–1am

SOUTH

The Local Taphouse
184 Carlisle Street, St Kilda
Open from 12pm–1am

Pidapipo Gelateria
85 Chapel Street, Windsor
Open 12pm–11pm

Thirty Eight Chairs, South Yarra
4a, Bond Street, South Yarra
Open 11.30am–10pm

Mr. Bond
2 Bond Street, South Yarra
Open 8am–3pm

Gilson
171 Domain Road, South Yarra
Open 7am–11pm

The Alps Wine Shop & Bar
64 Commercial Road, Prahran
Open 12pm–9pm

Saint James
1376 Malvern Road, Malvern
Open 7am–5pm

Omar and the Marvellous Coffee Bird
124 Gardenvale Road, Gardenvale
Open 8am–4pm

St Ali
12–18 Yarra Place, South Melbourne
Open 7am–6pm

EAST

Baby Pizza
631–633 Church Street, Richmond
Open 7am–11pm

Jethro Canteen
385–389 Burnley Street, Richmond
Open 8am–3pm

WEST

Up In Smoke
28 Hopkins Street, Footscray
Open 11am–9pm