You swipe right and hit it off, but then what next? Picking the right bar for a first date isn't easy; especially in a city like ours. With so many bars to choose from, finding the perfect spot to get to know someone can be a real headache. That's why we've put together this list of Melbourne's most sure-fire bars for a winning first date. For more dating help, check out our guide to Melbourne's best date-night restaurants, or our tips on where to take your Tinder matches.
The best bars for first dates in Melbourne
Take your date out for a drink at one of these bars and shake off those first date nerves
Top bars for first dates
Cocktails, whisky, blues, good service and Reuben sandwiches until 2am: Beneath Driver Lane has all of the ingredients for a perfect first date. The venue is cosy, with dim lighting that makes everyone look great and plenty of private booths for earnest conversation (or canoodling).