Joe Taylor

Bars, Cocktail bars North Melbourne
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Cool and cultured drinking on the northern edge of town

This northern star delights with its vintage-chic décor, prime footpath tables, and service that is at once switched on and supremely relaxed. The team has good reason to be laid back, so assured is the food and drinks offering. A leather-bound menu delivers seasonal, balanced cocktails, such as the strong yet smooth Quiet on the Orchard of applejack, fig bitters and chestnut liqueur, served over a hand-hewn cube of ice. The 40-strong wine list skips happily from the Adelaide Hills to Argentina, and the craft beers run from hyper-local (Thornbury’s 3 Ravens) to heavy-hitting imports (Belgian barrel-aged sours).

You’d be hard pressed to find a better cheese platter in town. Here, your wedge of Vacherin plays nice with fresh peach slices and date puree, all ready to spread over hot sourdough toast. It’s well worth stepping out of the Hoddle grid for this neighbourhood gem.

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Venue name: Joe Taylor
Contact:
Address: 7 Errol St
North Melbourne
3051
Opening hours: Mon-Thu 5pm-1am; Fri, Sat 3pm-1am; Sun 10am-11pm
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Average User Rating

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TRY HARD bar, to many show pony behind the bar have no worldly experience in interpersonal skills who can not relate to mature customers. Root of the cause is from top the owners leadership. Go back to basic learn to be friendly and accomodating and ask what the customer wants to experience in their beverage experience and interact accordingly. Watch your surroundings and be attentive as it’s only way to share your love and wisdom of beverage and keep learning. Customer is always king and not the wannabe cocktail Bar man who calls himself a mixologist with NO certified training to back up his story.