Eau de Vie

Cocktail Bar, Speakeasy, and Bar
1 Malthouse Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Hours:
Likely open (See when people check in)

People tend to check in during these times:

  • Today
    • 5:00 PM–1:00 AM
  • Sun
    • None
  • Mon
    • 6:00 PM–Midnight
  • Tue
    • 6:00 PM–11:00 PM
  • Wed
    • 6:00 PM–Midnight
  • Thu
    • 6:00 PM–1:00 AM
  • Fri
    • 5:00 PM–1:00 AM
Reservations:
Yes
Drinks:
Beer, Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes
Wi-Fi:
No
Outdoor Seating:
No
9.2/10

Based on 104 votes

People like this place

Total Visitors
817
Total Visits
1,271
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    Ken Y.
    smokey rob roy cocktail was best whiskey cocktail i've tried(2 Tips)
    Joseph M.
    Great martini bar! Try the house made Negroni.(2 Tips)
    Christine N.
    The Espresso Zabaglione is a serving spectacle!(2 Tips)
    MikiRei
    Cozier than the Sydney one.(3 Tips)
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  • Ken Y.

    smokey rob roy cocktail was best whiskey cocktail i've tried

    Ken Yip · 1 week ago
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  • Josef H.

    Amazing, loved this place. The signature cocktail is a vanilla mousse topped esspresso (can't remember the name) with liquid nitrogen poured on top at your table

    Josef Herbert · March 8
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  • Andrew M.

    The smoking witches cauldron was great!

    Andrew Murray · March 7
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  • Malinee C.

    Great service

    Malinee Chan · March 4
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  • Giuseppe S.

    Amazing venue with an unassuming entry door. You might miss the brown door your first time but once you're in your hit with great service, the perfect level of low light and fantastic drinks. Must.

    Giuseppe Spina · February 22
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  • DJ P.

    Everything is a good choice here.

    DJ Pearce · January 24
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  • Jessie L.

    Hidden gem on flinders lane. The cocktails here amazing. Many of the house specialities worth a try

    Jessie Lee · January 13
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  • Stefan S.

    great statf! great drinks! great location! go for smokey rob roy if u like strong cocktails...

    Stefan Schrdr · January 10
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  • simon s.

    Fantastic, creative cocktails and a huge selection

    simon s · January 6
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  • Praveen V.

    Awesome speakeasy. Can be difficult to find if you've never been there.

    Praveen Vijayan · November 30, 2014
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  • Peter R.

    Ask the waiter for a recommendation

    Peter R · November 16, 2014
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  • MikiRei

    Espresso Zabaione. Cozier than the Sydney one.

    MikiRei · October 17, 2014
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  • Bluey H.

    This place is a gem in the Melbourne cocktail scene. Great staff. Great drinks. A must visit. You'll be back.

    Bluey HK · September 13, 2014
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  • Jack

    I much fun! Like the roaring 20s on the weekends

    Jack · September 3, 2014
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  • Phil N.

    Yuzu mule on a hot day - say ahhhh

    Phil Nom · August 10, 2014
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  • yrummy

    Amazing atmosphere, cocktail/whiskey menu, & bar food but extremely slow service. Extremely.

    yrummy · May 13, 2014
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  • Christine N.

    Dita Von Teese would love this place--it's Parisian-styled, elegant and intimate with a cocktail menu categorized by eras starting with the 1920's. The Espresso Zabaglione is a serving spectacle!

    Christine Nin · April 16, 2014
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  • Joseph M.

    Great martini bar! Try the house made Negroni.

    Joseph Messina · January 9, 2014
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  • Jules H.

    Make your way through the wall of scotch.

    Jules Hughan · January 3, 2014
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  • Handle V.

    Once you manage to find the place you will keep coming back.

    Handle Vassallo · October 25, 2013
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  • James N.

    You have to try Greg's Old Fashioned made with Eagle Rare

    James Ng · September 20, 2013
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  • Matt M.

    Let Greg and Tasha take care of you. This is a classic cocktail bar with an artistic spin on the drinks.

    Matt Muilenburg · August 27, 2013
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  • Beatrice T.

    Go for the aviator. If you like gin :) Also house the best rum in the world.

    Beatrice Ting · June 21, 2013
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  • Jez T.

    The Staff are wonderful! Take your time with reading the menu or go the easier option and get the Staff to recommend for you. What a delight.

    Jez Taylor · June 5, 2013
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  • Paul C.

    Great cocktails, excellent food, fantastic service... Do yourself a favour and get on it!

    Paul Canterbury · June 3, 2013
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  • kim l.

    Quite a mature crowd on a Wednesday night. But still great atmosphere with amazing cocktails!

    kim l · May 22, 2013
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  • Chris M.

    A Jazz speakeasy. They have one in Sydney too, which I've heard is incredible, so if you're there check it out perhaps.

    Chris Messina · May 16, 2013
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  • Tammy D.

    Loved the dark & stormy and peanut butter jelly time - everything was delicious.

    Tammy Driscoll · March 30, 2013
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  • Dan G.

    "EDV does serious cocktail making without being stingy on the fun, so whatever you want, from a beer to a liquid-nitrogen chilled martini, they’ve got you covered." via Timeout Melbourne

    Dan Gill · January 3, 2013
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  • James R.

    Only place in Melbourne with liquid nitrogen on tap ensuring an ice cold. Ginger beer is another feature. No sign so look for a timber door with a brass handle. Read my full review on my web page. Read more

    James Ridenour · June 17, 2012
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  • James R.

    Only place in Melbourne with liquid nitrogen on tap ensuring an ice cold. Ginger beer is another feature. My pick for best bar in Melbourne. No sign so look for a timber door with a brass handle.

    James Ridenour · April 29, 2012
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  • Bana N.

    The Highlander Sazerac with monkey shoulder

    Bana NaRama · April 27, 2012
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  • Time Out Melbourne

    For wiz-bang drink tomfoolery, ask for a smoky Negroni. Gin, Campari, vermouth and hickory smoke are all sealed in a beaker, and stirred by a magnetic bar which churns the liquid by magic. Read more

    Time Out Melbourne · March 2, 2012
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  • James R.

    Just find it. Anything with wonderfully spivey ginger beer is a must!

    James Ridenour · February 7, 2012
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  • Mia M.

    The tuna is amazing

    Mia Milla · December 20, 2011
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  • Katie S.

    Great drinks, food and service. Try the tuna, croquettes and tart.

    Katie Sheppet · December 16, 2011
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  • Yui S.

    Dark and stormy if you are into spicy! Ginger based... Real Christmasy!!

    Yui Sakata · December 11, 2011
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  • Rick W.

    This is awesome. Try their specialty aviator!! As good as the Sydney venue

    Rick Wylie · November 23, 2011
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