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Polly Bar

Open Now: 2:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Open today: 2:00 PM - 1:00 AM
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Great vibe, good cigars

I really love this bar, it's as close to a European cigar bar as you'll find in Australasia. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
CPearsonNZ
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Tauranga, New Zealand
Amazing Cocktails

Beautiful ambiance with vintage decor and seating. Staff is very friendly. They serve a wide range... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
Sucharita B
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As one of the original Brunswick Street Cocktail bars, Polly aims to captivate, inspire and excite Melbourne, the same way it did when its doors opened over a 18 years ago. Using unique recipes which have been put together by Polly's very own...more
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401 Brunswick St, Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3065, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really love this bar, it's as close to a European cigar bar as you'll find in Australasia. The vibe is incredible and is busy at all hours, I really recommend a visit on your next jaunt to Melbourne.

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Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful ambiance with vintage decor and seating. Staff is very friendly. They serve a wide range of cocktails. I tried some if the classic ones and I loved it. If you don't like your cocktail they are happy to change it. They don't server food...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2018

I made a booking for a meetup group here and was really impressed with the atmosphere and friendly customer service. The barman was great and super knowledgeable about the cocktails and teas. Would definitely go there again!

Thank Rachael3095
Nora G, Owner at Polly Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Hi Rachael. Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are so glad that you enjoyed the space and you found our bar tender helpful. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Post birthday drinks at a cool retro cocktail bar. You must try the lemon meringue cocktail- fabulous. Probably also the best espresso martini I’ve tried. Quite pricey but worth it.

Thank Michael P
Nora G, Owner at Polly Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Hi Michael. Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. We are so glad we could help make your birthday special. We do think that we have the best Espresso Martini on the street - imitations can not compare :)

Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

They had a good selection of cocktails on offer and even those in the happy hour menu were good. The one we particularly enjoyed is the one that comes with the Polaroid picture! Bar is very quirky, with large old sofas to relax on.

Thank JanWard85
Nora G, Owner at Polly Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Hi Jan. Thanks for stopping past and taking the time to leave a review. Our Eye Candy Cocktail (we the Polaroid picture) is supposed to be a bit of fun, glad you enjoyed it. Hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

I booked a table for 9 of my friends for a special occasion and they were unavailable... Don't go here you won't get served for atleast 30 min. Worst cocktail bar experience of my life. Never again. Don't make the same mistake.More

Thank James F
Nora G, Owner at Polly Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Hi James. We are sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your visit to Polly. We hold tables for 30 minutes after a scheduled arrival time, and after this point we do give them to others that might be waiting. Sometimes on a weekend we...More

Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Waited ages to be served. Seems like their most experienced bar tender is on the service station. Wasn’t overly confident the guy who served us knew what he was doing. Cocktail over shaken and watered down.More

Thank lauraclarke
Nora G, Owner at Polly Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Hi lauraclarke. Thanks for taking the time to leave a review for Polly. It doesn't sound that your experience was up to the high standard that we hold ourselves to. We are in the process of training new bartenders however if your cocktail was not...More

Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Walked past this place on Saturday night and spotted the funky red walls and lounges. We immediately decided we’d stop and have a spontaneous cocktail. They have delicious cocktails and the staff are really nice. Very chilled atmosphere.

Thank Matt B
Nora G, Owner at Polly Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

Hi Matt. Thanks for leaving a review, we are glad that we caught your eye and you decided to stop in for a cocktail.

Reviewed 28 October 2017

More of a cocktail bar, but they do serve beers. Lovely 1920s decor inside. Can be pretty pricey though - once saw a $30.00 bottle of beer.

Thank MrDavetheSarks
Nora G, Owner at Polly Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Hi, thanks for taking the time to leave a review. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit at Polly Cocktail Bar and hope you visit again soon.

Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Love this place! Great vibe, wonderful selection of cocktails and all round fabulous place to have a few drinks... or more! Highly recommended.

Thank MelR237
Nora G, Owner at Polly Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Hi Mel. Thanks for taking the time to leave a review, and we are so glad that you enjoyed your visit with us.

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