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Section 8

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Unique bar and chill vibe

Super chill and indie vibe. The setup was sick and unique. Drinks were great specially the... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
Ezy M
via mobile
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During our evening walk in Chinatown ‘chasing graffiti art’ we found this special place. Good music... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
Erwin H
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Antwerp, Belgium
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Melbourne's iconic container in a carpark. Serving up sunshine, music and social lubrication since 2006!
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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27-29 Tattersalls Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Chinatown
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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Super chill and indie vibe. The setup was sick and unique. Drinks were great specially the cocktails but hard to locate ( took like an hour to find)

Thank Ezy M
SectionE1, General Manager at Section 8, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Glad you enjoyed your time here, Ezy. We're slightly hidden in Tattersalls Lane, just off Chinatown - but that's the best part about finding us. We hope it was worth the adventure. See you again soon! - The team at Section 8

Reviewed 3 August 2018

During our evening walk in Chinatown ‘chasing graffiti art’ we found this special place. Good music and nice atmosphere.

Thank Erwin H
SectionE1, General Manager at Section 8, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks, Erwin. There's plenty of new public art that appears in our laneway on the daily, so make sure you check back often. Hope to see you again for a drink soon. - The team at Section 8

Reviewed 8 June 2018

Where else but in magnificent Melbourne would you find a funky bar in an old carpark off a small laneway where the bar is a converted shipping container and patrons sit on stacks of wooden shipping pallets. This is the original Container Bar. Great place...More

Thank Gavin C
SectionE1, General Manager at Section 8, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Cheers for the feedback, Gavin! We're about as 'Melbourne' as you get. See you here for a drink again soon! - The team at Section 8.

Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

This hip open air bar at the old Melbourne Tattersalls Ln from Lonsdale St. is a great place to relax. Theme based set up around containers and crates as if in a ship with graffiti cover in the brick walled street gives you a real...More

Thank jajubabu
SectionE1, General Manager at Section 8, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Great to hear you had a good time here, Jajubabu. Ps. We do have Eftpos ;) See you again soon! - The team at Section 8

Reviewed 12 May 2018

great place! easy going, nice concept awesome, simple set up. i love the cocktail jugs :) always great people and atmosphere. its pretty much outside with a roof, so wear cloths suitable for the weather ;)

Thank Anne H
SectionE1, General Manager at Section 8, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks heaps, Anne! On the more chilly days, our heaters are always pumping :) See you again for a cocktail jug (or three) soon! - The team at Section 8.

Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Loved this joint. Outdoor spot that plays great music, attracts a cool crowd, has cold beer, cool staff, and great atmosphere. One of the coolest places in Melbourne, jus sayin...

Thank whtmtnboy
SectionE1, General Manager at Section 8, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Damn straight. Thanks, whtmtnboy. - The team at Section 8.

Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Real nice place to chill and rake some drinks. They have a twist on there drinks tested ball of steel and shanobi they where real good drinks :)

Thank Henry P
SectionE1, General Manager at Section 8, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Cheers Henry, our Shinobi is one of our classics :) See you again soon! - The team at Section 8

Reviewed 16 March 2018

While waiting for another venue to open we choose to walk up Tattersall's Lane and discovered this little bar and wondered in for a drink. It has a very casual atmosphere with low maintenance furniture pallets acting as both tables and seats. Add some graffiti...More

Thank julesten2016
SectionE1, General Manager at Section 8, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Makes us happy to hear you had a great time here, Jules. There's live DJs here from Tuesday - Sunday, every week - so make sure you drop in next time! - The team at Section 8

Reviewed 4 March 2018

Great atmosphere. Casual bar, we had some great afternoon cocktails/drinks there. Cash only bar. Fun bar.

Thank Jennif26
SectionE1, General Manager at Section 8, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks Jennifer! ps. We do have Eftpos facilities ;) See you next time. - The team at Section 8

Reviewed 18 February 2018

A great laneway bar in Melbourne that gets busy and it does get packed out later in the night, so get in early and ensure you bring some CASH! This place doesn't accept card payments, which isn't ideal, its the year 2018, not 2008! It's...More

Thank OzTravels80
SectionE1, General Manager at Section 8, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi OzTravels80 - thanks for your feedback! You'll be glad to know we do have Eftpos now, so you'll have to pay us a return visit sometime :) - The team at Section 8

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inezkozak
15 November 2017|
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Response from SectionE1 | Property representative |
Entry is ALWAYS free here.
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bunnylove331
21 October 2017|
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If she's accompanied by a guardian, of course.
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Taneiqua
6 February 2016|
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A good attitude and no ties ;)
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