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Christmas cocktails and happy hours in Melbourne

Festive fizz, Christmas cocktails and mulled merry wine! Find out which Melbourne bars are celebrating the silly season with Christmas cocktails and happy hour specials.

Atrium Bar

With a series of standout holiday cocktails, kick off the festivities with these classic Christmas flavours. Try the ‘The Gingerbread’ with Mount Gay Rum and crushed gingerbread or ‘The Candy Cane’ with sparkling rose and peppermint sorbet. Atrium Bar is located at The Sofitel Melbourne.

A champagne cocktails with candy canes and strawberry sorbet

The Candy Cane cocktail from Atrium


A Christmas dessert you can drink?! Infused with rich plum flavour and cinnamon spices, Woolshed’s Plum Pudding cocktail will remind you of delicious pudding served on Christmas Day.

Good Heavens

Get in the Christmas spirit with happy hour specials at Good Heavens. All Spritz are $10 until 4pm every Sunday with pint and cocktails specials on Monday. We recommend the ‘Just Like Heavens’ Spritz with gin, fresh lychee and Prosecco. Sounds heavenly!

Red cocktail presented in glass martini with purple flower.

Cocktail at Good Heavens

Melbourne Public

Melbourne Public knows no celebration is complete without a signature Christmas cocktail.  Known as ‘The Nutcracker’, this spicy rum and cinnamon whiskey concoction is available from 1-25 December. Happy hour also includes $10 espresso martinis and pints from 4pm-7pm on weekdays only.

Cocktail served with dried apple slice and smoked cinnamon stick.

‘The Nutcracker’ cocktail at Melbourne Public

Cocoon Bar

Cocoon Bar wants you to have a jolly good time this silly season, offering 20% off all beverages from 5pm-7pm.  With a new $12 special cocktail every week, expect a Christmas concoction that will definitely lift your festive spirits.


Hana…you had us at Aloha! This Hawaiian-themed bar is offering food and cocktail specials from 4pm-6pm, weekdays.  Served in pineapples and tiki jugs, these traditional Hawaiian cocktails are fruity, summery and can be upgraded to share between friends.

A hawaiian themed cocktail served in a pineapple ceramic jug

Twin Falls Junglebird cocktail from Hana

Father’s Office

This is office Christmas party you don’t want to miss. Father’s Office’s happy hour sessions run from 5pm-7pm and 8-10pm, Monday to Friday and from 11am on Sunday. Enjoy $12 margaritas, $5 wines and $6 schooners.