Technically, The Man says that buying takeaway booze on Good Friday is not on. But unlike our strict friends in NSW, we have a little more wiggle room down here. The big guys can't play, but these little heroes are soldiering on for all your day-off wine and beer needs.
Bottle shops open on Good Friday in Melbourne
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.