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Ruby's Music Room

132 Little Lonsdale St | Enter via Bennet's Lane, Rear entrance, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 499 998 865
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Not so great

Not a great experience here. IMO, the best piano bar in Melbourne is vodka temple - 160 Lygon St... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
alfredomalabello
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Melbourne, Australia
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Fantastic food at a superb price

Wonderful food, fantasy service. :) Nice n cosy restaurant with a wide range of selection! The... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2016
Momstersing
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Ruby’s Music Room at Bennetts Lane, is a vibrant and exciting live jazz club, music and entertainment venue in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD. Situated on the corner of Little Lonsdale Street and Bennetts Lane, Ruby’s bright yellow entrance is tucked neatly in a secret lane way – to find it, one must pass her eclectic windows filled with interesting Cubano dolls & New Orleanian memorabilia; miniature pianos, jewellery, menus, cigar wrappers, and kitsch collectibles from around the world. Focusing on the thriving live jazz club music scene in Melbourne tonight and every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday night, Ruby’s Music Room intends to thrill with live jazz, classical, and alternative performances and styles with a variation of musicians, bands, duos, trio’s and quartets, in an intimate acoustic setting devoid of amps. Serving delicious food for brunch and dinner, the best fine wine and classic cocktails, Ruby’s is the premier live jazz bar in Melbourne CBD! Ruby’s can only be described as beautiful. Her luscious interior features her prized Steinway D Grand Piano, Gretsch Drum kit, the latest in technology sound and lighting, projector & screen, an award winning parquetry floor. Ruby’s is an amazing jazz club with astounding music, an extensive playlist with gigs and performances from high class musician’s; she also offers great cocktails! Please enjoy our full bar service with tapas food to nibble on. Come down tonight, or any night to experience the best live shows in a relaxed, friendly, full of atmosphere, classical jazz club or lounge around on our classic pertained Bentwood chairs. NEW to Ruby’s Music Room – Swing & Tango Dancing Nights! Why not celebrate New Years Eve with the finest of live gigs off Bennetts Lane in Melbourne’s CBD.
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3 May 2017
“Not so great”
25 Nov 2016
“Fantastic food at a superb price”
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Hours Today: 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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132 Little Lonsdale St | Enter via Bennet's Lane, Rear entrance, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Central Business District
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+61 499 998 865
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Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Not a great experience here. IMO, the best piano bar in Melbourne is vodka temple - 160 Lygon St, Carlton

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Reviewed 25 November 2016

Wonderful food, fantasy service. :) Nice n cosy restaurant with a wide range of selection! The pasta n pizza is a must try!

Thank Momstersing
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Reviewed 13 August 2016

Our family visited Bella Italian in Henrietta St tonight for the first time and it was fantastic! Luigi, our waiter for the night, gave us amazing italian feeling. He gave us a outstanding service and he played and joked with our children what they really...More

Thank tomgarr
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Reviewed 13 August 2016

We went out for a meal with my friend as so often ended up in Bella Italia , we haven't visit before this restaurant in Henrietta street but was a good surprise! It wasn't a busy time we even joking with lovely girl who served...More

Thank hannas97
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Reviewed 2 August 2016

So I emailed ahead and asked for a nice spot which they gave us, the restaurant was very rustic and intimate, the service was nothing less than outstanding. Excellent value for money. So good in fact we will be going back to the same restaurant...More

Thank brylcreem_boy
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Reviewed 10 April 2016

Went to a classical performance at Ruby's which was fantastic, especially with the grand piano. However, the bar was overcrowded with the tables too close together and the alcohol was way overpriced - $50 per bottle for cheap wine that can be bought for $10-15...More

Thank fermoy4923
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Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went for something different to do on a Thursday night. The music and singing was wonderful in a venue that was very inviting. Had a great time and enjoyed some lovely wine.

Thank Mark B
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Reviewed 6 February 2016

We visited Ruby's Music Room whilst in Melbourne celebrating our anniversary. It is extremely difficult to find a jazz venue with wheelchair access anywhere in the world so we were rapt to find this little gem. The music was excellent, the service attentive and the...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Nice little venue, tucked away in Bennetts Lane. Lots of promise but... needs an MC to host the event & introduce the act. We were there on NYE. There was no food available, a nasty house red which wasn't cheap either. There was only one...More

Thank roundtown59
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Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

Well what a venue. We turned up and had a concert for two as no one turned up for the early 6pm slot. great staff service and quality entertainment.

Thank Simon O
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