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27-29 Tattersalls Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 430 291 588
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Funky laneway bar

Where else but in magnificent Melbourne would you find a funky bar in an old carpark off a small... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2018
Gavin C
You're on board at Section 8 !

This hip open air bar at the old Melbourne Tattersalls Ln from Lonsdale St. is a great place to... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2018
jajubabu
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Kochi (Cochin), India
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27-29 Tattersalls Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Chinatown
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

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

Thank Jennif26
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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
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Was in town for a week from California to check out the Australian Open and heard about this place after having a shot and a beer at Whisky Den. This place is great to just sit and chill and have a beer while the sun...More

Thank Jeorge T
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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

We came past here after a few drinks and wandered in. There was a dj playing and lots of drinks to choose from. It was a great atmosphere.

Thank Alex P
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Chinatown
Locals know that Chinatown is the tried and true place
to eat before hitting the nightclub scene. The place
simply buzzes, and the well-preserved buildings exude
a sense of Imperial China stemming from immigration
over a century ago. In restaurant after restaurant on
Little Bourke Street, you'll find delicious dishes
such as sizzling honeyed prawns, and value for your
money. Stately matrons oversee family kitchens serving
...More
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inezkozak
15 November 2017|
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Response from William R | Reviewed this property |
Entry is free every time I have been
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Taneiqua
6 February 2016|
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Response from 679richardo | Reviewed this property |
There didn't appear to be a dress code, it's very relaxed. It's essentially an alley.
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