We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Sister Bella

$
Neighbourhood:
Central Business District
Bar, Pub, Australian
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Get directions
22 Sniders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Website
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

13 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 12: English reviews
Paris, France
Level Contributor
34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We are very close neighbours of Sister Bella's and have never even thought of going there, who would want to sit in a bar down a pokey laneway full of second rate graffiti?. However, after a visit there this evening who wouldn't? Yes the laneway is a bit ropey and no the graffiti doesn't even come close to Bansky but... More 

Helpful?
Thank simpsonllynn
Kent
Level Contributor
46 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We went here on a week night and was not of the only places that was busy and has a good atmosphere! Drinks weren't over expensive and is a really cool little bar. The entrance is a bit hidden, down a lane you probably wouldn't think to go down otherwise. It seems to be the place to go!

Helpful?
Thank itsbooma
Sydney
Level Contributor
454 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Good value drinks and a chilled vibe make this place, but the alcoves with easy seating and games to play helps the evening along too. Go here, its worth looking up.

Helpful?
1 Thank Five15
Level Contributor
27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

I discovered sister Bella upon reading about it somewhere and as I LOVE a good hidden bar in Melbourne I was very excited to try it! Typical hidden alleyway down sniders lane, amazing graffiti on the wall! The atmosphere is amazing, very quirky and cool with a swing seat downstairs and a narrow flight of stairs leading you to the... More 

Helpful?
Thank LiaBhimani
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
172 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2016

Quite an elcectic place, full of students, the drinks are cheap, patrons play cards & are very friendly!

Helpful?
Thank 59kerrie
Level Contributor
59 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

Cheapest drinks we have found in Melbourne for students and foreigners! To get there you have to turn into an alley from an alley. Fun environment with awesome graffiti. Put down a deposit and you can borrow some board games to play with friends. Got another shop a bit down the road that's next to the main road. Twice the... More 

Helpful?
Thank Wing N
Hobart, Australia
Level Contributor
14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Was halpy to find tjis place with a cool easy going crowd. It had a busy but relaxed atmosphere on a warm Saturday night. Love the location and $10 jugs!

Helpful?
Thank Alex R
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
91 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

I went there to have a drink with friends and it's good because they have happy hour until 7pm on week days. The place inside is amazing, you can always find a corner to have some privacy.

Helpful?
Thank Lorena D
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
981 reviews
464 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 943 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Drinks in a lively bar with good music playing and pleasant staff. Food available. Worth a stop when exploring the many drinking outlets in the back streets of Melbourne. Thanks for the vote if you found this review helpful.

Helpful?
Thank nilintentum_reliquit
Level Contributor
116 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

Serving great coffee, milkshakes and fresh tasty gorgeous food with a smile, this place has been a favourite for a while. The service is friendly and accommodating, always looking out for the best table to fit our party's needs, inside and outside. See the photo of a dish: pumpkin smash with poached eggs, chili and homous on grainy toasted bruschetta.... More 

Helpful?
Thank ChardyG

Travellers who viewed Sister Bella also viewed

Melbourne, Victoria
Melbourne, Victoria
 
Melbourne, Victoria
Melbourne, Victoria
 

Been to Sister Bella? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Australian
Restaurant features
Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Sniders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
Description
There is a good Time Out review at http://www.au.timeout.com/melbourne/bars/venues/42/sister-bella#picture0

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Sister Bella staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Central Business District

Neighbourhood Profile
Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques, throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You never quite know what you’ll find around the next corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air of Berlin in the street art, a touch of Paris in the umbrella-shaded cafes and, reminiscent of Rome, eateries tucked away in the most unlikely of places. Perhaps you might want a break and cross the Yarra River to Southbank - walk along the promenade, bask in the sun at a waterside bar and decide whether to go to the nearby casino or book a ticket at the Melbourne theatre company.
Explore this neighbourhood