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Transit Rooftop Bar

Level 2, Federation Square, Flinders Street | Level 2 Transport Hotel, Cnr. Swanston & Flinders Streets, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9923 2080
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Arvo drinks and nibbles

We popped in here for a late lunch. The menu is mainly tapas which were really nice. We loved that... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
SallyandDale
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Ballarat, Australia
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Rooftop view with drinks and Tapas

We usually expect Saturday night to be loud and crowded. Struck it just right. Nice choice of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
GRANT N
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With sweeping views up and down the Yarra River, across the CBD and south to the Arts and Sports Precinct, Transit Rooftop Bar is one of Melbourne's original rooftop venues. Ideally situated on the edge of Federation Square in the heart of Melbourne, Transit Rooftop boasts a stunning outlook, either day or night. With heated outdoor terraces, unparalleled vistas and exquisite food, all under the guidance of Exec Chef and GM Tony Twitchett. Transit is the ideal venue to start or finish an evening, while away a crisp Melbourne night or linger and enjoy wonderful hospitality, live music and contemporary cocktails. Tony oversees the iconic Taxi Kitchen, Transport and Transit Rooftop Bar along with Taxi Riverside, and draws on the talent of a team of chefs with experience in kitchens across the world to deliver outstanding Euro Asian cuisine. Boasting some of the best sunset views anywhere in Melbourne, Transit Rooftop Bar isa cocktail bar, live music venue, quirky wine bar and celebrates views of Melbourne other venues would kill for.
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  • Average10%
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Level 2, Federation Square, Flinders Street | Level 2 Transport Hotel, Cnr. Swanston & Flinders Streets, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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+61 3 9923 2080
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in here for a late lunch. The menu is mainly tapas which were really nice. We loved that we could be outside near the Yarra river on such a beautiful Autumn day.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We usually expect Saturday night to be loud and crowded. Struck it just right. Nice choice of Aussie wines and shared Tapas were lovely. Sitting out in the open, we enjoyed the ambience without feeling crowded. Wait staff obliging and service was with a smile....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend & I decided to go in for a cocktail while out exploring Melbourne. We had two Pina Coladas which were so good and came in funky little glasses. The views of the river were amazing when sitting at the tables outside.

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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

perfect day, nice place to have a schooner of Heineken and sample the upmarket bar menu. Seating with great views of the Yarra and to people watch while enjoying the lovely atmosphere.

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Reviewed 24 February 2018

Joined a friend here on a recent business trip to Melbourne and was treated to the smooth vibes of their musicians du jour, "The Shuffle Club". Great vibe, great river and city views and the option of sitting in the lounge area in booths or...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2018

My friend and I went to this place on the last night of our stay in Melbourne. It was winter and still early so there were not too many people. We enjoyed great view at the heated terrace over nice cocktails. There was a small...More

Thank Mana T
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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

$10 for half a glass of Prosecco! Same with the wines. $12 for a Quarter of a glass of red. $12 for a tiny bowl of overcooked shoestring fries. Tables and chairs crammed in to fit as many people as possible. This place is screaming...More

Thank T0RTIE
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

This located on the edge of federation square. The bar has a great view of the city centre and surrounds. A great cocktail, wine and beer list. The service is exceptional. We had the cheese board and chilli chips that were really good.

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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Amazing views of Melbourne and the yarra river We visited middle of the day and thoroughly enjoyed watching the world go by - Rowing, trams, people, life Great cocktails - tick Can’t say the menu was great for what we were looking for for lunch...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

I have enjoyed many beers in the sun at the Rooftop Bar with friends. Service was good, although we ordered some chips for a light bite and it did take some time for them to arrive, but it wasn’t really an issue. They do have...More

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