It’s no secret we’re absolute suckers for a decent happy hour, so we’re always on the look out for excellent bars with even better specials.
Enter [Stoke] Bar + Kitchen. You probably know the name Stoke – it’s synonymous with excellent Melbourne food, after all. However you might not be familiar with the stellar bar that’s attached.
[Stoke] Bar + Kitchen is Tucked down Alfred Place in Melbourne’s CBD and sitting pretty below the Stoke restaurant , [Stoke] Bar + Kitchen really is everything that you could possibly want in a bar. It has somehow magically managed to simultaneously tick so many boxes—chilled enough to grab an after work drink, classy enough to be your ultimate date-night drinks hideout and it has nailed the quick and delicious lunch. It really is a masterclass in multi tasking and is hitting all the right notes.
But back to the happy hour (we know that’s what you’re really interested in!) Running daily from 4:00pm until 6:00pm, there’s plenty of generous specials on offer – think $9 for Heineken pints and $6 for flutes of prosecco. There’s also a sweet laneway for you soak up the rays while you down your frothie. Pick the right day and you’ll also be treated to a DJ set—sounds like a bang on, perfect happy hour to me.
If you’re feeling like happy hour is far to far away (we don’t blame you) then we highly recommend that you pop in for lunch, or grab lunch to take away if the boss is watching the clock. The burgers and linguini are both to die for and the good folk at [Stoke] Bar + Kitchen will package it up for you in less than a jiffy.
Happy Hour or not, [Stoke] Bar + Kitchen really is a luxe bar without the price tag.
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