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Eau De Vie

€€ - €€€, , Vegetarian Friendly
1 Malthouse Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 8393 9367
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“zabaione” (8 reviews)
“tapas” (7 reviews)
“malthouse lane” (43 reviews)
Open Now
16:00 - 23:00 Hours
Bar, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
1 Malthouse Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A recently engaged family member was visiting EDV on a busy Friday night. I called up at the last minute to try organise to get something special for them on arrival. Not only did Giulia help me out, she went out of her way to...More

Thank elow88
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is really inspiring. Whatever drink you have ever dreamed of, I am sure you will get it there. They mix it with great passion and each one of them is served within a special "glas". Simply the best and worth visiting!

Thank Schufis
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After lining up the first time and went here and deciding not to wait, I returned Thursday night. Excellent service, amazing cocktail showmanship! Then in the city with some mate after.a conference today, (Tuesday) lets go again! We opted for the Whiskey and Cheese tasting,...More

Thank D'Arcy C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was phenomenal! We went with a private tour and it's amazing The cocktails were spectacular. Best Espresso Martini I've ever had. Not to mention the style and flair used to present their cocktails! This is a great hole in the wall. I cannot...More

Thank Yasmine Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I will never go again. Please look up my Google review - this venue has staff who treat patrons unprofessionally.

Thank Vw G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely bar with liquor amateurs. It looks old fashion inside. Even the waiters - some have big mustaches. Large choice of “eaux de Vie” such as Cognac, Calvados and many brandies from all over the world. I loved it and I want to return again!

Thank FranckJa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

4.8. Not overhyped at all. This is a very, very, very good bar that is truly representative of the best of Melbourne. It has a mysterious entrance that I found hard to find despite repeated warnings. The dark lighting and dark wood panelled interior is...More

Thank TwoSheds57
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This very hard to find bar was recommended by a friend. After a few missed turns and backtracking, we located the mysterious black door that led a very happening bar. Great vibe, even better whiskey selection. Wonderful staff and service. Highly recommend.

1  Thank Dave V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved it. Great drinks and quality service. Cool bar and fun trying to find it. Impressive back bar of whisk(e)y...

Thank crozc3
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Hidden behind a big non-descript door in a lane way, it’s definitely worth making a little extra effort to find this place. Huge cocktail list to choose from. Wait staff are very helpful and knowledgeable about the cocktails and. An help you choose. Bookings possible,...More

Thank gobigsal
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sarah d
9 August 2017|
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Response from mrsdizzyg | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I have only just seen your question. Yes, it's pricey but worth it for the experience. Cheers Sue
24 February 2017|
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Response from GrandadCartwright | Reviewed this property |
It is a cool, dim, posh place.. in Australia... so smart casual would be about right. There were business suits, ladies in posh frocks, and some men in ties, so if that is your style, go for it. Shorts and tee shirts would... More
24 February 2017|
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Response from Amanda S | Reviewed this property |
I dont think they would do it but its a pretty casual place that you could just share the plate. My friends had 2 separate meals but they ate off eachothers plates aswell where as I shared an antipasto platter with my... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Malthouse Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 8393 9367
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