Who’s Open Over Summer?

Originally published on Broadsheet.

Holiday trading hours for Melbourne’s cafes, bars and restaurants over the festive season.

Everyone deserves a break, but some champions are opting to stay open over the summer.

Below are holiday trading hours for a selection of Melbourne’s cafes, bars and restaurants, so you can indulge and unwind.

*Note: This list indicates which days a venue will be closed or trading within special holiday hours. Outside of those days, the venues will be open for business as usual.

CAFES

CBD
Operator 25
Closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day
Closed December 31 to January 8

Rustica Canteen
Closed December 24 to January 4

Sun Moth Canteen & Bar
Open everyday.
From December 23 to January 9 there will be limited food menu, open 12pm to 11pm.

Manchester Press
Closed Christmas Day to January 2

The Grain Store
Closed Christmas Day to January 8

NORTH
Wild Timor
Closed Christmas Day to January 9

CH James
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day

Barry
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day and January 2

Fifteen Pounds
Closed Christmas Day, New Year’s Day and Mondays throughout January

Il Melograno
Closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day

SOUTH EAST
St ALi
Open 7am to 6pm everyday

BAWA
Closed Christmas Day, New Year’s Day and January 2

Mammoth
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day

Denis the Menace
Closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day to January 11
Open New Year’s Eve 7am to 1pm

Glovers Station
Closed Christmas Day and December 30 to January 19

WEST
Pepper
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and December 30 to January 3

Giddyup Mule
Closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day
Open Boxing Day 8am to 2pm

Duchess of Spotswood
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day

Cornershop
Closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day
Closed for dinner December 21 to January 3, open for breakfast and lunch

BAYSIDE
Galleon
Closing Christmas Eve at 12pm to January 3

Hannah
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day

Little Ox
Closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day
Open Christmas Eve 6.30am–2pm

Cornerstone and Co
Open Christmas Eve 7am–3pm
Open Christmas Day 7am–11am, then closed until January 12

The Odd Room
Closed December 22 to January 8

RESTAURANTS

CBD
Emilia
Closed December 24 to January 5

Embla
Closed Christmas Day to January 7

Chin Chin
Closed Christmas Day

Woody P
Closed Christmas Day to January 5

Menya Sandaime
Open as per usual

NORTH
Biggie Smalls
Closed Christmas Day
Open New Year’s Eve 12pm–9pm and New Year’s Day 12pm–10pm

Welcome to Thornbury
Closed Christmas Day

Dexter
Closed December 24 to January 5

Huxtable
Closes Christmas Eve at 3pm to January 5. Reopens for dinner service on January 5, then operates per normal.

Estelle by Scott Pickett
Closed Christmas Day, December 28 and New Year’s Day

SOUTH-EAST
Entrecote
Closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day

Hawker Hall
Closed Christmas Day

Abbondante
Closed Christmas Day to December 27, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day

Lûmé
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and December 27
Closed New Year’s Day to January 6

Royal Saxon
Closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day

WEST
Truck Stop Deluxe
Closed Christmas Day to January 6

8Bit
Open Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day until 8pm
Closed Christmas Day

Union Food and Wine
Closed December 24 to 30
Open for dinner service only on New Year’s Eve
Closed New Year’s Day to January 22

Frying Colours
Closed December 24 to January 3

BAYSIDE Tenpin
Closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day

I Carusi II
Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day

Ichi Ni
Open everyday, as per usual

St Hotel
Closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day
Open Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve 12pm to late

Dandelion
Closed Christmas Day to December 28 and New Year’s Day

BARS

CBD
Union Electric
Closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day
Closing at 10pm on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve

Whisky & Alement
Closed December 24 to January 6

Heartbreaker
Closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day

Belleville
Closed Christmas Day, New Year’s Day and January 18

Arbory
Open everyday, as per usual. Hosting a New Year’s Eve ticketed event 8pm–1am.

NORTH
Bad Frankie
Closed Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day

Le Bon Ton
Closed December 28 to 30 and New Year’s Day.
Open for Christmas Day set menu. Open for dinner service only on New Year’s Eve (1am close).

Marion
Closed Christmas Eve lunch, open for dinner
Closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day
Open New Year’s Eve

Milk the Cow
Closed Christmas Day

Black Pearl
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day

SOUTH EAST
Ugly Duckling
Closed January 1 to 5
Open Christmas Day 3pm to late and New Year’s Eve 5pm to late

Saint.Urban
Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
Open lunch and dinner Boxing Day and dinner on New Year’s Eve
Closed December 27 to December 30 and January 4 to 6

Leonard’s House of Love
Open New Year’s Eve
Closed December 25 to 28 and New Year’s Day

Ripponlea Wine Bar
Closed December 24 to 28
Open New Year’s Eve until 3pm
Closed New Year’s Day to January 4

WEST
Public Life
Open New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day
Closed Christmas Day, and January 2 to 13

The Valley Cellar Door
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day
Open New Year’s Eve 12pm to 6pm

Acqua e Vino
Closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day

Clever Polly’s
Closed December 24 to 28
Open December 29 and 30 3pm–11pm
Closed New Year’s Day and January 2

The Plough Hotel
Closed New Year’s Eve to January 7

BAYSIDE

The Milton
Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day
Open New Year’s Eve 4pm–3am

Harry & Frankie
Closed December 25 to 30 and New Year’s Day
Open New Year’s Eve from 4pm

Nelson Rum Bar
Open Christmas Day from 4pm
Closed New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day

Bar di Stasio
Closed Christmas Day
Open New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day

Image credit: Cornerstone & Co, Hampton– Simon Shiff

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