Bottle shops open on Good Friday in Melbourne
Rocking the suburbs, Clarinda Cellars in Clayton South will ensure that even a late-night, house party drop-in doesn’t mean you have to show up empty handed.
The Exford's history is colourful, to say the least. In 1914 the Chinatown pub was reported for running a prostitution racket. A couple of decades earlier, a tenant tried to murder the barmaid for not loving him. These days, it's known to most young 'uns as the only late-night bottle shop in Melbourne's CBD.
Finding a bottle-o that is open after 9pm on a Sunday is a trick in itself. But thanks to McCoppins we have two to rely on. Their second location is in Abbotsford.
Open 24 hours
The Windsor pub most known for its 24-hour bottle-o and club-style revelry (albeit fueled by decent cocktails as well as popular beers) is also home to serious fine dining restaurant Highline.
This bistro and bottle shop will be open all day, so after a lazy lunch, you can drag on the festivities back at home.
Atlas Vinifera gives you over 400 wines to choose from, as well as a clever selection of craft beers and some local spirits, with an option to drink-in.
The city's most notorious late-night bar will be selling pre-batched cocktails such as negronis, martinis and hanky pankys from The Everleigh Bottling Co. until 11pm, but you can party inside until 3am.
Out in Footscray, Mr West has finally opened their bottle shop downstairs. Sure, they can ply you with liquor onsite, but now, they've got the goods for you to take the fun with you.
You can choose to have a drink in this new Collingwood wine bar, but you can also drop in to buy a bottle of something interesting to take home. All staff are incredibly knowledgeable, so have the confidence to branch out and try something different.
Located in Hawthorn, the Riversdale Hotel’s adjoining bottle shop is an oasis for Melbourne’s late-night punters who are keen to kick on at home.