There’s more to this frat bar than beers and fist-pumps
While Hats and Tatts styles itself after a frat bar, most nights you’ll find yourself sitting with South Melbourne locals and office workers knocking off with a few curbside beers, occasionally throwing furtive glances to the Kittens strip club across the street. Sit at the bar under the watchful eye of a poster of Tom Cruise in the 1988 blockbuster Cocktail and you’ll soon be introduced to the 400-strong booze collection.
Sure, you can down a PBR, but do yourself a favour and trust the bartender with your order. Wizey Baleitavuki will whip up a killer Old Fashioned with bourbon or rye from the more than 100 bottles on the shelf. Things really kick on on Sundays, when the dedicated beer pong table comes out and Colonial Brewing Co tinnies and shots of Jack Daniel’s go for a fiver each. Fuel up with the All In Tray; you get a tray of barbecue ribs, fried chicken, snags, and pastrami that’s definitely made to share.
|Venue name:||Hats and Tatts||Contact:|
78 Cecil St
|Opening hours:||Wed-Sat 4pm-1am; Sun 2-10pm|