For a nation that likes a drink, we don't do a lot of it before midday. That’s changing – slowly. Many Melbourne cafes now offer a handful of beers, wines and breakfast cocktails alongside the usual coffee, tea and juice.

The next step – bottomless boozy brunch packages – has finally caught on here in Melbourne. Now making a booking for brekkie and drinks is the rule, rather than the exception.

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Half Acre

At one of Melbourne's prettiest restaurants, a $69 ticket gets you unlimited food and unlimited cocktails.

112 Munro Street, South Melbourne
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Fargo and Co.

From 11am on Sundays, there's bottomless prosecco and Mimosas to go with your brunch.

216 Swan Street, Richmond

Bodega Underground

Saturdays from noon, $69 gets you tacos, chilaquiles and 90 minutes of bottomless cocktails, including Palomas and Micheladas.

55 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne

Archie’s All Day

Cocktails paired with a menu that covers all bases. Winner.

189 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy

Holla Coffee Roasters

Match your eggs with whatever cocktail you like – they take requests.

284 Victoria Street, Richmond
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Stagger Lee’s

Proud Mary coffee and cocktails galore.

276 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy

Lucky Penny

From 8am: salted-caramel milkshakes with espresso and spiced rum, plus plenty of other cocktails.

481 Chapel Street, South Yarra

House of Lulu White

$85 for two hours of bottomless food and cocktails.

4 Yarra Street, South Yarra

Vertue Coffee Roasters

Try the Turbo G&T, made with cold-brew coffee.

8 Raffa Place, Carlton

Yellow Bird Cafe

Wash down the Death Benedict with beer, wine or a Mexican-inspired cocktail.

122 Chapel Street, Windsor

The Kettle Black

Plenty of cocktails to choose from. Classics such as Espresso Martinis and Mimosas appear regularly.

50 Albert Road, South Melbourne
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Top Paddock

Like sister cafe The Kettle Black, this one serves breakfast cocktails, plus beer and wine.

658 Church Street, Richmond
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Mr Joe

$65 for unlimited food and drink (including some very generous cocktail jugs).

362-364 Burnley Street, Richmond
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Higher Ground

Of course the third cafe from the Top Paddock and Kettle Black crew is also good for boozing.

650 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne
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Gingerboy

Is it brunch if it starts at midday on Sunday? Who cares when there's set-menu dim sum and bottomless sparkling or Mimosas?

27-29 Crossley Street, Melbourne
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