Entering through a non-descript doorway and walking up a narrow flight of stairs a long room stretched before you with comfortable plush couches and smartly dressed bar staff Welcome to the Melbourne Supper Club, arguably Melbourne’s best bar.
Open late, til 4am or 6am Friday and Saturday, means that supper has never been so fashionable. Though short their café-style menu is tasty, particularly the croque-monsieurs on thick slices of bread. If you prefer something a little sweeter the crème brulee is among the best.
The food isn’t the reason you come to the Supper Club though it’s for any one of the drinks found in the thick leather-clad menu of wines, champagnes and spirits. There’s even a well-stocked humidor for your consideration.
It’s not uncommon to see bottles of wines costing hundreds or thousands of dollars. When quizzing the waiter if any had seen the bottle costing $15,000 opened he answered simply, “just once, but people buy the $2,000 bottles more often.”
Heading upstairs to Siglo, The Supper Club’s sister rooftop bar, it’s not uncommon to spot celebrities, more commonly chefs of the best-known restaurants relaxing with their favourite wine.
With the atmosphere of an exclusive club, without the pretentious vibe, the Melbourne Supper Cub is a fitting end to a night out.