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Here’s Everything Open This Grand Final Weekend

By Ioana Dragnef
13th Sep 2019

Ah, Grand Final Weekend. Possibly the most Australian public holiday of them all (apart from ANZAC Day, obviously). Whether you follow footy or not, everyone can get passionate about a three-day weekend on 27 September. 

At the moment, it looks like most places will be open, but check with your local if you're not sure. Here's what we've found so far. The best cafes, bars and restaurants open on Grand Final Friday in Melbourne. 

Cafes

Good Times Milk Bar

Address: 83 Tucker Rd
Friday, 27 September: 8:00am - 3:00pm
Saturday, 28 September: 8:00am - 1:00pm
Sunday, 29 September: 8:00am - 4:00pm

King & Godfree Espresso Bar

Address: 293/297 Lygon St
Friday, 27 September: 8am - 12pm 
Saturday, 28 September: 8am - 10pm 
Sunday, 29 September: 8am - 10pm 

Pickett's Deli & Rotisserie

Address: 507 Elizabeth Street, CBD
Friday, 27 September, Saturday, 28 September: 7am - 3pm
Sunday, 29 September: 8am - 3pm

Restaurants

Agostino

Address: 297 Lygon St
Friday, 27 September: 12pm - 10pm
Saturday, 28 September: 12pm - Late 
Sunday, 29 September: 12pm - Late

JAMU

Address: 1 Palmer St, Richmond
Friday, 27 September - Sunday, 29 September: 11:00am - 11:00pm

Mr. Miyagi

Address: 99 Chapel St, Windsor
Friday, 27 September: Closed 
Saturday, 28 September: 12pm - Late 
Sunday, 29 September: 12pm - Late

Chin Chin

Address: 125 Flinders Ln
Friday, 27 September  - Sunday, 29 September: 11am - 11pm

Kisume

Address: 175 Flinders Ln
Friday, 27 September  - Sunday, 29 September: 12pm - 2.30pm, 5pm - 11pm

All Saints Estate - Terrace Restaurant

Address: 315 All Saints Road, Wahgunyah
Friday, 27 September: 12pm - 3pm
Saturday, 28 September: 12pm - 3pm, 6pm - 10pm
Sunday, 29 September: 12pm - 3pm

Bistro Gitan

Address: 52 Toorak Road West, South Yarra
Friday, 27 September: 12pm - Late
Saturday, 28 September: 5.30pm - 11pm

Daughter In Law

Address: 37 Little Bourke Street, CBD
Friday, 27 September: 5pm - 10pm
Saturday, 28 September: 5pm - 10pm
Sunday, 29 September: 5pm - 9pm

Estelle

Address: 243-245 High Street, Northcote
Friday, 27 September: 5pm - Late
Saturday, 28 September: 12pm - 4.30pm, 6pm - 12am
Sunday, 29 September: 12pm - 4.30pm, 6pm - 11pm

Fatto Bar & Cantina

Address: 100 St Kilda Road, CBD
Friday, 27 September - Sunday, 29 September: 12pm - Late

Frederic

Address: 9-11 Cremorne Street, Cremorne
Friday, 27 September: 11am - 3pm, 5pm - Late
Saturday, 28 September: 11.30am - 11pm

Hanoi Hannah New Quarter

Address: 79 Swan Street, Richmond
Friday, 27 September - Sunday, 29 September: 12pm - 11pm

Hanoi Hannah Express Lane

Address: 186 High Street, Windsor
Friday, 27 September - Sunday, 29 September: 11.30am - 10pm

Hanoi Hannah Vol. II

Address: 306 Glen Huntly Road, Elsternwick
Friday, 27 September: 12pm - 4pm, 5pm - 12am
Saturday, 28 September: 12pm - 4pm, 5pm - 12am
Sunday, 29 September: 12pm - 4pm, 5pm - 10pm

Lupo

Address: 300 Smith Street, Collingwood
Friday, 27 September - Sunday, 29 September: 12pm - 4.30pm, 6pm - 11pm

Matilda 159 Domain

Address: 159 Domain Road, South Yarra
Friday, 27 September - Sunday, 29 September: 12pm - 3pm, 6pm - 10pm

Neptune

Address: 212 High Street, Prahran
Friday, 27 September: 4pm - 1am
Friday, 28 September: 12pm - 1am
Friday, 29 September: 12pm - 11pm

Stokehouse St Kilda

Address: 30 Jacka Boulevard, St Kilda
Friday, 27 September - Sunday, 29 September: 12pm - Late

Terindah Estate

Address: 90 McAdams Lane, Bellarine
Friday, 27 September: Cellar Door Tastings 10am - 4pm, The Deck 12pm - 3.30pm, The Shed 12pm - 3pm
Saturday, 28 September: 10am - 4pm, 6pm - 10pm
Sunday, 29 September: 10am - 4pm

Tipico

Address: 242 High Street, Windsor
Friday, 27 September: 5pm - Late
Saturday, 28 September, Sunday, 29 September: 5pm - 11pm

Tokyo Tina

Address: 66A Chapel Street, Windsor
Friday, 27 September: 12pm - 10pm

Yagiz

Address: 22 Toorak Road, South Yarra
Friday, 27 September, Saturday, 28 September: 11.30am - 3pm, 5.30pm - 11pm

Bars & Pubs

Arbory Bar & Eatery

Address: 1 Flinders Walk
Friday, 27 September - Sunday, 29 September: 7.30am - 1am

Arbory Afloat 

Address: 2 Flinders Walk
Friday, 27 September - Sunday, 29 September: 11am - 1am

East End Wine Bar

Address: 225 Camberwell Rd, Hawthorn East
Friday, 27 September - Sunday, 29 September: 3:00pm - 1:00am

Johnny’s Green Room

Address: Level 2/293-297 Lygon St
Friday, 27 September: 12pm - 11pm 
Saturday, 28 September: 12pm–12am
Sunday, 29 September: 12–11 pm

Bomba Tapas Bar And Rooftop

Address: 103 Lonsdale Street, CBD
Friday, 27 September: 12pm - 3pm, 5pm - Late
Saturday, 28 September, Sunday, 29 September: 5pm - 12am

L'Hotel Gitan

Address: 32 Commercial Road, Prahran
Friday, 27 September - Sunday, 29 September: 12pm - Late

Pontoon

Address: 30 Jacka Boulevard, St Kilda
Friday, 27 September: 12pm - Late
Saturday, 28 September: 12pm - 12am
Sunday, 29 September: 12pm - 11pm

Bodriggy Brewing Co

Address: 245 Johnston Street, Abbortsford
Thursday 26 September - Saturday 28 September: 11.30am - 1am
Sunday 29 September: 11.30am - 11pm

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Image credit: Annika Kafcaloudis

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