There are so many things that will make one adore this unique cultural centre. One such thing is its captivating themed bars. If you are thinking of a way to unwind during the evening, the best choice is to hit a bar. Well, not just one bar, for there are many that merit further exploration, as there are several intriguing locales that cater their wares under different themes. From aperitifs and beer to every possible concoction in between, you will for sure find these bars enthralling and entertaining as they present a wide range of experiences.

If you are looking for a bar that has a very authentic Asian atmosphere, the Asian Beer Café is just right for you. Here you can enjoy imported Asian beer in a perfect all Asian setting. The bar is beautifully decorated with Buddhist statues while guests are welcome to enjoy kung fu films playing on the TV screen scattered throughout the bar. Enjoy a spot of sake whilst enjoying a samurai flick. This bar is rather famous among the locals for its unbelievable happy hour rates (perfectly for unwinding after a busy day of shopping and sightseeing), and its delicious food.

Madame Brussels is another remarkable bar designed to please those of all ages with its elegant approach to tipping back a few in the evenings. The theme of this bar is indoor garden party. With garden chairs and fake grass-covered floors, guests could enjoy the famous street view of Bourke. This bar is perfect for a very relaxing evening graced with soft and smooth music.

Out of all the themed bars in Melbourne, the Croft Institute is a very unusual one that lures a rather unique clientele at that. It features a psychedelic and old-school science lab and an abandoned gymnasium. Known as one of the weirdest bars in town, guests are served drinks in test tubes and fake plastic syringes. The abandoned gymnasium is brought to life upstairs with bustling techno music that will make you go wild.

To travel back in time to the nineteenth century, you don’t a time machine or a crazy scientist who wants to transport you back to the future. Just head over to the “1806” that boasts the stylish and quirky trappings of the nineteenth century that will summon one’s inner Victorian to emerge and coquettishly flash one’s ankles. The 1806 bar is very sophisticated and unique with red curtains and mirrored walls. The chandeliers really bring a very distinguished ambiance to this antique-looking bar. The cocktails are as stylish as the interiors, so let your imagination transport you to another time and place.

With many more themed bars dotting its cityscape, Melbourne has much to offer even in the wee hours of the night. When you are on the lookout for luxury accommodation in Melbourne, try one of the Melbourne serviced apartments that will make you feel at home. Perhaps consider checking into the Somerset on Elizabeth Melbourne as these stylish and chic Melbourne furnished apartments will allow you to discover the beauty of this amazing city at your own pace.

Angela Fernando is an impassioned travel writer who composes pieces under the pen name Sumaira Narayan. She loves writing about new and exciting places around the world and hopes to visit them all someday.