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Eau De Vie

$$ - $$$, , Vegetarian Friendly
1 Malthouse Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 412 825 441
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Malthouse Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Popped in with a couple gfs last night after dinner. Awesome service, and the cocktails were delicious! Didn’t have any food etc but couldn’t fault our experience. Thank you.

Thank Rachael P
Reviewed 5 days ago

My friend was telling me about this place and how she stumbled upon it once and loved it (and had been trying to find it ever since. . . ), and we were happy to find it for her! We went during the late afternoon...More

Thank Samantha S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our short stop in at Eau de Vie. We visited on a Wednesday night, though it was still very busy. But the busy-ness of the venue didn't detract from the brilliant service we received. We had two cocktails prior to dinner, and were...More

Thank leeshamaree
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the go-to place to drink on a girls night out or even on a first date. This place has an extensive cocktail lists and also a wide range of alcohol. I love its decor and the atmosphere.

Thank Gloria E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely gorgeous, like walking into a 1920's speak easy. the door is very sneaky and unless you have been there before you wouldn't even know it was there! Cocktails are amazing and very unique. Cant wait to go back. Only suggestion would be if you...More

Thank Aprilmareex
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First class service, top notch cocktails and wonderful service makes for a fabulous evening. My ‘helpful hint vote for you’ is make a booking on line to ensure you secure a table. This is one place you do not want to be turned away from....More

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, great cocktails, great vibes! Loved every minute of it. Well looked after by the staff who are super friendly and nothing was a hassle! Thank you, we will be back!!

Thank sara w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Eau De Vie is one place you can rest assured spending $25 on a drink won't leave you feeling shorted in any way. The cocktails are ever evolving and showcase an interesting assortment of both classical tributes and house concoctions. Drinks are always very well...More

Thank humblediner
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The red wine cask added a pleasant aroma and taste to the Victorian malt I enjoyed. An amazing array of malts is the reward for finding the front door... and getting there early enough to avoid queuing. If whisk(e)ys from all over the world are...More

Thank CPN061
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

amazing, amazing cocktails. this place is very popular so make a booking if you can. we got in early around 4:30pm and when we left after 6:30pm the line was really long to get in. the waiters know the cocktails inside and out and are...More

Thank kristyrebecca
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
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sarah d
9 August 2017|
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Response from mrsdizzyg | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I have only just seen your question. Yes, it's pricey but worth it for the experience. Cheers Sue
Erika S
25 February 2017|
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Response from GrandadCartwright | Reviewed this property |
It is a cool, dim, posh place.. in Australia... so smart casual would be about right. There were business suits, ladies in posh frocks, and some men in ties, so if that is your style, go for it. Shorts and tee shirts would... More
24 February 2017|
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Response from Amanda S | Reviewed this property |
I dont think they would do it but its a pretty casual place that you could just share the plate. My friends had 2 separate meals but they ate off eachothers plates aswell where as I shared an antipasto platter with my... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Malthouse Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 412 825 441
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