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Time Out Bar Awards: Nominees

Drum roll, please! The nominees for the 2020 Time Out Melbourne Bar Awards are...

By Time Out editors

It's time to celebrate the tastemakers and booze shakers in this fine city in the annual Time Out Melbourne Bar Awards. The 2020 awards will toast the city’s best cocktail bars, new bars, wine bars, bartenders and more at the party for the party-makers at the General Assembly on Monday, December 2. Let's take a look at who made the nominees list, shall we?

Best New Bar

Angel Music Bar
Bar Margaux
Old Palm Liquor
Tetto di Carolina

Best Cocktail Bar

Above Board
The Attic in Black Pearl
Bad Frankie
Bar Americano
Beneath Driver Lane
Eau De Vie
The Everleigh
Romeo Lane
Union Electric

Best Wine Bar

Bar Liberty
City Wine Shop
Cumulus Up
Denton Wine Bar
Gerald’s Bar
Kirk’s Wine Bar
The Moon
O My Bar
Old Palm Liquor

Best Bar Food

Gerald’s Bar
Old Palm Liquor
Tetto di Carolina

Best Bar Team

The Elysian
Mr West
Paradise Alley
The Shady Lady
Union Electric

Bartender of the Year

Shay Chamberlain, Black Pearl
Meg Mullins, the Everleigh
Darren Leaney, Capitano
Nick Tesar, Bar Liberty
Yao Wong, the Elysian

Legend Award

No nominees – winner to be announced on the night.

People's Choice Award 

Vote now to have your say on Melbourne's best bar.

Bar of the Year

No nominees – winner to be announced on the night.

Book your tickets to the Time Out Bar Awards.

This event is made possible thanks to sponsors including Asahi Premium BeveragesTwo SunsWinterhalterBuffalo TraceFever Tree and Willie Smiths


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