The Arbory Afloat X Coopers Live Tennis Deck is back this Australian Open hosting a big screen of live matches across the tournament. Watch the world’s biggest tennis stars from Australia’s largest floating bar and restaurant whilst sipping on Coopers Popular Pale Ale, Session Ale and Coopers Dry. Mediterranean inspired dishes, thanks to Executive Chef Nick Bennett, will also be on offer including wood-fired pizzas and antipasti. The Arbory Afloat Live Tennis Deck will be open from 11am -11pm each day from now, until Sunday 27 January. No bookings required. If you’re heading to the tennis, Arbory Afloat is located next to Flinders Street Station, making it the perfect spot to drop in on the way to all the actions at Melbourne Park.
If you are sick of the usual stock standard cocktail lists this summer, and looking to to change up your usual Espresso Martini order, pack up your favourite people and check out Melbourne Public’s brand new selection of Tea-se Me, Tea-se Me’ iced-tea cocktails launching on 20th January, and available until the close of February, when Summer sadly ends. An awesome accompaniment to a hot summer day, and beautifully aligned as an old-fashioned after-event complement to a day spent at the Australian Open, some of the new flavors include ‘The Earl of Grey’, ‘Min-Tea Mojito’ and ‘Keep Calm & Drink Tequila’ all with a different tea twist, perfectly matched with alcohol (of course). We Know Melbourne tip: head along to the official launch on Friday 20th January, and you can taste these little beauties for only $5 each! Where: Melbourne Public, 11 Dukes Walk, South Wharf When: 20th January – 28th February 2017 More information: Checkout their website.