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    Default Melbourne night venues for "older" crowds :)

    Hi there,

    So my girlfriends & I are going to Melbourne in a few weeks for a girls weekend. We're all mums, none of us have hardly been out at all for a number of years, so we're looking at having a night out on the town. We're all early-mid thirties, so we don't want to go anywhere too "young".....

    Any suggestions/recommendations? Doesn't have to be city, but close to the city would be good. We're staying in Richmond.

    We'd be looking at first going to a funky little wine bar/cocktail bar, somewhere where we can sit & chat & drink, & then a little later on in the night going somewhere we can go and dance to bad 80s/90s pop music

    Where should we go????

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    I've heard that the over 28s nightclub called Daisys in Ringwood is good, though I've never been there. It's possibly a bit too far out though.

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    I'm early 30's and go out in the inner city a fair bit. Try:
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    Madame Brussels
    Goldilocks
    Seamstress
    In Fitzroy-
    The Everleigh
    The Black Pearl
    Naked in the sky
    There would be plenty of places in Richmond too but I wouldn't know what to recommend sorry
    And Brunswick tends to have a younger, more pub-y crowd.


    For 80's and 90's dancing you could try Retro on lonsdale st. You're not going to get cheesy dancing and a nice establishment in one place, so make sure you're drunk enough to not notice how grotty the place is, lol.

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    Madam Brussels
    Longroom
    Section 8
    Cookie
    Transit
    Ferdydurke

    Not sure if they're all open anymore and can't help with the 80's, 90's dance except maybe Metro nightclub?

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    Prudence in Nth melb..

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    Quote Originally Posted by babyla View Post
    Madam Brussels
    Longroom
    Section 8
    Cookie
    Transit
    Ferdydurke

    Not sure if they're all open anymore and can't help with the 80's, 90's dance except maybe Metro nightclub?
    I got into the Metro when I was 15. I have absolutely no idea how, considering I was still being asked for I.D well into my 20's!
    I remember a night filed with stollies and discoballs

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    Hahaha, metro closed down years ago

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    Oh the Toff in Town is another good one, above Cookie. That little pocket in behind Swanson and Lt Bourke has loads of good bars, many of them already mentioned.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FearlessLeader View Post
    Hahaha, metro closed down years ago
    Eeeep. Showing my age, much?

    What was that nightclub called in south melb I think it was... Had like 3 levels, lots of retro.. Started with an M I think .. it's on the tip of my tongue! Is it still there?

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