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What’s Open This ANZAC Day In Melbourne

By Megan Whitfield - 20 Apr 2018

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If you need that little pick-me-up after the Dawn Service, or just want to spend the public holiday with friends over some good nosh, don’t go wandering the streets of Melbourne looking for what’s open. We’ve done the hard work for you. Not only are there some cracking events going on in Melbourne this ANZAC Day, there's a bunch of stuff doing regular trade. 

Cafes, bars and restaurants—here's a selection of what's open in Melbourne over ANZAC Day. 

Cafes Open On ANZAC Day

It doesn't matter what else is on: Melbourne needs its coffee. This city can get seriously cranky without a double shot of caffeine in the morning. Lucky for us there are a few cafes open on ANZAC Day. 

Three Bags Full

Where: 60 Nicholson St Abbotsford
Open: 7:30am—4pm (kitchen closes at 3pm)
Check out their website here.

St. Ali

Where: 12—18 Yarra Pl South Melbourne
Open: 7am—6pm
Check out their website here.

Gilson

Where: 171 Domain Rd, South Yarra
Open: From 
5:30am (good spot for Dawn Service coffee)
Check out their website here

Good Times Milk Bar

Where: 83 Tucker Rd, Bentleigh
Open: 8am – 4pm
Check out their website here

Brunetti

Where: 6am—11pm
Open: 380 Lygon St Carlton
Check out their website here.

Top Paddock

Where: 658 Church St Richmond
Open: 8am—4pm (kitchen closes at 3pm)
Check out their website here.

The Kettle Black

Where: 50 Albert Rd South Melbourne
Open: 6am—3pm
Check out their website here.

The Lobby Bar

Where: 52 Albert Rd, South Melbourne
Open: 6am – 3pm
Check out their website here

Pidapipo (All Stores) 

Where: 299 Lygon Street (Carlton), 8 Degraves St (CBD) and 85 Chapel St (Windsor)
Open: 12pm—11pm

For more info, click here.

Bars and Pubs Open On ANZAC Day

Doesn't look like ANZAC Day is slowing down Melbourne's bar scene? There's still a few choice venues open, some of them running from a tidy 7am. 

Abacus Bar

Where: 380 Chapel St South Yarra
Open: 7am—11pm
Check out their website here.

Transport Bar

Where: Fed Square
Open: 7am—late
Check out their website here.

Asian Beer Cafe 

Where: Melbourne Central
Open: Noon - 1am
Check out their website here

Newmarket Hotel

Where: 34 Inkerman St, St Kilda
Open: 12pm—late
Check out their website here.

Upside Rooftop Bar

Where: 127 Brunswick St Fitzroy
Open: 5pm—late
Check out their website here.

Speakeasy

Where: 359 Chapel St, South Yarra
Open: 9am – 4pm
Check out their website here

Burnley Brewing 

Where: 648 Bridge Rd, Richmond
Open: 12pm - 11pm
Check out their website here

Arbory Bar

Where: 1 Flinders Walk Melbourne
Open: 7:30am—late, alcohol available after 12pm
Check out their website here.

Arbory Afloat

Where: Riverside Flinders Walk Melbourne
Open: 7:30am—late, alcohol available after 12pm
Check out their website here.

Riverland

Where: Federation Wharf
Open: 11am – 9pm
Check out their website here

Pilgrim Bar

Where: Vaults 15—19 Federation Wharf Melbourne
Open: 5pm—1am
Check out their website here.

Starward Whisky

Where: 50 Bertie St, Port Melbourne
Open: 12pm – 8pm
Check out their website
 here

Waterside Hotel 

Where: 508 Flinders St, Melbourne
Open: 12pm - late

Check out their website here

The Hack

Where: 1 Crockford St, Port Melbourne
Open: 12pm – 11pm
Check out their website here

Belleville

Where: Globe Alley, Melbourne 
Open: 11am - 11pm
Check out their website, here

Ferdydurke

Where: 239 Lonsdale St, Melbourne
Open: 4pm - 1am
Check out their website, here

Lover

Where: 60 Chapel St, Windsor
Open: 5pm – 11pm
Check out their website here

Section 8

Where: 27-29 Tattersalls Ln, Melbourne 
Open: 12pm - 11pm
Check out their website, here

Restaurants Open On ANZAC Day

Want to tuck into a proper meal on ANZAC Day? There's a bunch of restaurants open in Melbourne. Here's a pick of some of our faves. 

Ichi Ni Nana

Where: 127 Brunswick St Fitzroy
Open: Midday—late
Check out their website here.

Village People Hawker Foodhall

Where: 127 Brunswick St Fitzroy
Open: 5pm—late
Check out their website here.

Ichi Ni

Where: 12 the Esplanade, St Kilda
Open: Midday—late
Check out their website here.

Baby Pizza

Where: 631-633 Church St Richmond
Open: 7am—11pm
Check out their website here.

Boatbuilder's Yard

Where: 23 South Wharf Promenade
Open: 8am – 8pm
Check out their website here

Kong BBQ

Where: 599 Church St Richmond
Open: 12pm—late
Check out their website here.

Ichi Ichi Ku

Where: 119 Park St South Yarra
Open: 5am—close
Check out their website here.

Bang Bang At The Rifle Club

Where: 294 Glen Huntly Rd, Elsternwick
Open: 11am – 8pm
Check out their website here

Hanoi Hannah Windsor

Where: 180 High St Windsor
Open: 12pm—10pm
Check out their website here.

Aunty Franklee Hawthorn

Where: 64 Burwood Rd Hawthorn
Open: 12—3pm, 5pm—9pm
Check out their website here.

Village Belle Hotel

Where:  202 Barkly St, St Kilda 
Open: 12pm-12am
Check out their website here

Cumulus Inc.

Where: 45 Flinders Ln, Melbourne 
Open: 8am - late
Check out their website, here

Ricky & Pinky

Where: 211 Gertrude St, Fitzroy 
Open: 5:30pm - 11pm
Check out their website, here. 

Supernormal

Where: 180 Flinders Ln, Melbourne
Open: 12pm - 11pm
Check out their website, here. 

Melbourne Central

Where: Melbourne Central (There's a few places open, including Grill'd, Nandos, Wood N Chiney, TGI Fridays & Naughty Nuri's) 
Open: Times vary
Check out their website here

 

Looking for things to do this ANZAC Day in Melbourne? We've wrapped up the best events in the city over here. We're also rounded up all the spots to play Two-Up. 

Image credits: Jenna Fahey-WhiteGriffin Simm

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