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The Essendon Bar

Open Now: 8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Open today: 8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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The yearly new name

This place seems to have a new name each year - a nice name doesn't make it a nice venue. Essendon... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2015
cc c
Melbourne, Australia
A quiet drink, or a big function, it's up to you

Formerly a bank (the vault still provides a very secure wine store) and later a nightclub, this was... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2015
Paul A
Melbourne, Australia
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24 Sep 2018
“Thank God they are closed”
22 Jun 2018
“Stop by for some music”
Over 28,s Late night 80’s Dance venue featuring 80’s Live Bands & Disco every Friday and Saturday night. $10 entry fee Free before 10pm Large exclusive VIP Bar for your function/party. Special offers for groups of 15 or more.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
100 Fletcher St, Essendon, Moonee Valley, Victoria 3040, Australia
+61 3 9078 5151
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Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

At last this place has finally shut. Not only the people who run it are very very dodgy the place is very ordinary. It's the best thing that's happened to the area in a long time. Good riddance to crap

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Shaun S
Reviewed 22 June 2018

The Essendon Bar is a music venue. The bands are live, mainly playing '80s covers. The crowd are mostly in their late 30s and early 40s. The bar is open Fridays and Saturdays in winter, maybe Sundays as well in summer. The mature audience likes...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

A friend and I came here with a voucher from one of those Scoopon's or Deals.com, can't remember which one. Choice of wine was great and the cheese and meat platter was lovely. Would definitely come back.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank LaurenG78
Reviewed 10 January 2016

We decided to try out the Essendon Wine Bar after hearing good reports about it. The wine bar has a good range of Australian wines at $7 to $9 a glass. The lady behind he bar certainly knew her wines. The wines weren't bad. We...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 8 January 2016

Got a groupon as a gift at this place and as mentioned on the coupon went made a booking for 9pm this evening. The place smelled of puke (or was it cheese), either way it was not too pleasant. The voucher was for a 'Wine...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed 20 December 2015

Used a coupon that gave us 5 tastings of wines, I glass of wine and a pizza to share between the 2 of us. The pizza was yummy and so was the wine.

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Pamela P
Reviewed 29 October 2015

This is an elegant place to spend a cozy night in Essendon. Food is from next door. However, taste good. They also do functions.

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed 7 August 2015

My wife purchased a groupon voucher, being a meat eater and thinking this will be something to look forward to, the steak came out with no flavor whatsoever, clumped with a heap of veggies which were okay. Oh the chips as a side dish were...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank DannyD651
Reviewed 26 July 2015

This place seems to have a new name each year - a nice name doesn't make it a nice venue. Essendon Wine Bar has a DJ playing music to a more older crowd which don't seem to arrive until rather late 11pm onwards then stays...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank cc c
Reviewed 17 April 2015

Formerly a bank (the vault still provides a very secure wine store) and later a nightclub, this was reborn as a wine bar about eight months ago. I visited on a Thursday evening, which was very quiet, perhaps half a dozen couples coming and going....More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Paul A
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