Melbourne has become known for its burgeoning arts and culture scene, which correlates with a hip populace that demands happening bars and entertainment venues. Combine that with the dramatic city skyline that towers over the community, and you have a recipe for some truly incredible rooftop venues. The city has become somewhat famous for its high-altitude alfresco environment, so if you want to rub elbows with some of Melbourne's most interesting people, you'll want to spend an evening at one of these top-rated rooftop bars.
Naked in the Sky
The Red Hummingbird
With expansive views that stretch from South Yarra to the CBD, The Emerson features both an enclosed rooftop bar and a completely outdoor seating area. The deck boasts daybeds and stylish benches for a unique mix of fashion and comfort. Clean lines dominate the aesthetic, giving it a distinctly modern feel, and the refined menu options only reinforce that characteristic.Try the soft-shell crab tempura, zucchini flower with feta and olive tapenade, confit duck croquette, or asparagus salad with poached egg.
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