These are places where vino is taken very seriously, and if you ask, the staff will be able to guide you. Most of the time, cheese and other European fare are part of the package.


A French-leaning list with dining-friendly half bottles on offer.

Basement 141 Flinders Lane (corner Oliver Lane)
Melbourne VIC


Wine on a roof.

Level 2 161 Spring Street
Melbourne VIC 3000

Kirk’s Wine Bar

Settle into a bentwood chair and pretend you're in Europe.

Corner Hardware Lane and Little Bourke Street
Melbourne VIC

City Wine Shop

Sit in or take a bottle home.

159 Spring Street
Melbourne VIC 3000