Best Beer Gardens In Melbourne

The warmer season is here and so its the best time to gather with friends and family and hit the best beer gardens in Melbourne!

Melburnians and visitors can enjoy a relaxing drink and meal while soaking up the sunshine at any of our favourite locations of best beer gardens and alfresco areas:

Best Beer Gardens In Melbourne

Studley Park Boathouse
1 Boathouse Road, Kew
Re-opened in August after a $5.8 million renovation, Studley Park Boathouse has something for everyone; breakfast and coffee, wood fired pizzas, cocktails, kids’ playground, row boats and an iconic riverside deck overlooking the Yarra River. 

BrewDog Pentridge
Pentridge Coburg, E Division, 1 Champ Street, Coburg
Found within the old walls of Pentridge Prison, BrewDog Pentridge boasts an expansive beer garden and deck. With a container bar serving all the BrewDog favourites, games area and space for furry four-legged friends.

Yarra Botanica
North of 4 Riverside Quay, Lower Wharf, Southbank Promenade
The two-level floating bar that sits pretty on the Yarra River. Yarra Botanica offers more than just a delicious seasonal menu and 100% Victorian sips, take in breathtaking city views night or day from every aspect of this oasis.

Garden State Hotel
101 Flinders Lane, Melbourne
This multi-level wonderland was designed for good times and the sprawling tiered beer garden in the heart of the venue, with lush greenery and enormous Ficus tree which seamlessly blends the outdoors in.

Prince Alfred Hotel
619 Church Street, Richmond
Located on Church Street, Richmond, Prince Alfred is a Richmond institution with an iconic beer garden. It’s home to tasty pub classic, ice-cold tap beers and space for everyone.

Village Belle Hotel
202 Barkly Street, St Kilda
The Village Belle hotel in St Kilda boasts a sunny, all-year-round, beer garden to sip in the sunshine. 

The Hawthorn Hotel
481 Burwood Road, Hawthorn
With a tiered beer garden and weekly specials, Hawthorn Hotel is the epitome of a locals pubs. Found in the heart of Hawthorn, there’s no easier pub to choose. Soak up afternoon rays and relax on a refreshing drinks menu with friends and family.

Newmarket Hotel
34 Inkerman Street, St Kilda
One of St Kilda’s favourite locals, Newmarket Hotel features a relaxed beer garden that offers the perfect spot for catchups with friends or family as the weather starts to heat up.

Shop 4, Building 2 Riverside Quay, Southbank
Hopscotch is an Urban Beer Bar complete with 30 beers on tap and sits on Melbourne’s Southbank. Guests can sip refreshing ales, draughts, crafts, or cocktails by the river while overlooking the city skyline.

College Lawn Hotel
36 Greville Street, Prahran
Nestled in the leafy back streets of Prahran, College Lawn Hotel is one of Melbourne’s best casual beer gardens. Live sport, group-friendly tables and an open invite to four-legged friends makes it an ideal location to spend a sunny afternoon.

Terminus Hotel 
605 Victoria Street, Abbotsford
With a jungle-like beer garden, Terminus Hotel mixes both seated and standing spaces for everyone to enjoy. Making quick knock-offs or long afternoon sessions a breeze to enjoy whilst the sun is out.

Beer DeLuxe Fed Square
Federation Square, Melbourne
It doesn’t get more central than Fed Square and guests at Beer DeLuxe can enjoy a huge range of beers in the beer garden under umbrella shades and soak in the hustling CBD atmosphere.

Station Hotel
59 Napier Street, Footscray
The ideal location for family friendly afternoons, The Station Hotel in Footscray is home to the best steaks in the west as well as a sun-filled beer garden and kids playground.

Summer in Melbourne is a crowd favourite and so are these best pub beer gardens and alfresco areas, making every catchup, knock-off or long afternoon session one to remember.

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