Drinking & Dining

Allegro

205 Collins St

Hidden amongst the tree tops of Collins Street within one of Melbourne’s luxury hotels, Allegro offers a stylish atmosphere and private terrace for dining al fresco plus an inspiring menu showcasing fresh, local produce to match our extensive wine list.

http://www.allegrorestaurant.com.au/

SPECIAL

Enjoy 20% off the total bill on Food & Beverage purchased in the Allegro Restaurant pre or post a comedy show. Patrons must show their comedy festival ticket on the day to receive the discount. 

To view the terms and conditions click here.

Westin lounge

Westin Hotel’s Lobby Lounge

Treat yourself to pre or post show tapas and cocktails in the Westin Hotel’s sophisticated Lobby Lounge Bar. The bar offers a wide range of cocktails with a list of special comedian cocktails to choose from.

http://www.allegrorestaurant.com.au/lobbylounge

SPECIAL

Enjoy 20% off the total bill on Food & Beverage purchased in the Westin’s Lobby Lounge Bar. Patrons must show their comedy festival ticket on the day to receive the discount.

To view Terms and Conditions click here.

Brunetti

214 Flinders Lane
(03) 9663 8085

Located in Melbourne's City Square directly opposite the Town Hall, Brunetti is extending their hours to ensure comedy goers are hitting that coffee espresso fix! Also, don't forget to pop in to the newly renovated store at 380 Lygon St, Carlton, after a visit to Trades Hall. For more information please click here.

http://brunetti.com.au/

The Village

557 St Kilda Road

The Village, located on leafy St Kilda Rd, is an urban escape and beer lovers' hot spot. With one of Melbourne’s most credible beverage lists, and a vast menu to suit both the relaxed diner and those wanting a more formal experience, there is something for everyone at The Village.

http://villagemelbourne.com.au/

SPECIAL

Present your Comedy Festival ticket and get 30% off the food bill (not including drinks)

The Emerald Peacock

The Emerald Peacock can be relied upon for a true cocktail experience, with well-loved classics and ingenious twists and creations. Enjoy in the Cocktail Lounge or on the “piece de resistance” – the rooftop! Taking full advantage of its lantern lit space and beautiful views of the city skyline.

http://www.theemeraldpeacock.com/

SPECIAL

1 x ‘LOL’ cocktail per person on presentation of a Comedy Festival ticket throughout the period of the festival.
 
LOL Cocktail ‘Finlandia Vodka shaken with elderflower, chardonnay, cloudy apple juice & just a dash of peach bitters, served over ice.

St Ali

12-18 Yarra Place
0429184131

The name St ALi is as unassailable as the quality of the coffee. What began in 2005 down a South Melbourne laneway in a warehouse space, has now become synonymous with the city's finest brews. At St. ALi, single estate, country of origin, direct trade and Cup of Excellence are consistently championed, bringing the world’s finest coffee beans to Australian coffee lovers. St. ALi is equally as serious about food, and last year was awarded 'Best Food Cafe' in The Age's 'Good Cafe Guide' for their innovative dishes and thoughtfully procured ingredients.

http://www.stali.com.au/

SPECIAL

Free St Ali hot sauce 'the bitch' and 'the bastard' to spice up your bedroom life, for funny breakfast diners and comedy festival lovers.

La Petite Creperie

Cnr Lt Collins & Swanston Sts

La Petite Crêperie' is Melbourne’s smallest, authentically French take-away crêperie. Located on the footpath, on the corner of Little  Collins and Swanston Streets (across the road from the Melbourne Comedy Festival!), it was a former stainless steel  newspaper stand  which has been converted into a glistening, cylindrical ‘exquise crêpe bâtiment’, the first of a kind, that is bringing a touch of Paris to the heart of Melbourne.

Open 7 days, morning and evening trade.

www.lapetitecreperie.com.au

SPECIAL

Present your festival ticket and receive $1 off our signature crêpe:  salted caramel ( $4.00 special price!)

Anyone with a ticket from the festival, including all staff and volunteers, $1 off our signature crepe, and our most popular crepe: 'our home made salted caramel'.

Cabinet

Overlooking busy Swanston Street, you can remove yourself from the hussle and crazies. Just relax and watch the world pass you by from the balcony. With good company what is there to worry about?
Its pretty much your loungeroom with table service. relaxed, smooth and just a delight. Our friendly staff are here to serve and make your visit a special one.

SPECIAL

Present your ticket to receive one happy hour drink at any time.
$3 tap beer
$5 house wine

The Imperial Hotel

2-8 Bourke St

Established in 1863, the iconic Imperial Hotel is the third oldest pub in Melbourne.

Located on the corner of Bourke and Spring Streets, it’s a popular place to enjoy some of the best pub food in Melbourne and watch all your favourite sports live on our big screen TVs.

http://bourkestreetimperial.com/

SPECIAL

Show your ticket or festival ID to receive 25% off food as well as the following drink specials:


$7 house wine
$7.50 Boags
$7.50 spirits
$9 all other pints

Long Room

Georges Building,162-168 Collins St

Longroom Bar and Restaurant provides a great space for dinner, drinks, functions and a great night out. From Tapas and Sushi to a selection of the world’s finest drinks let Longroom give you and your guests a true Melbourne experience.

www.thelongroom.com.au

SPECIAL

On presentation of a Comedy Festival ticket for the same day, patrons can receive the
following special offer which is designed for two or more people;

Select three Tapas items from the Comedy Fest Menu and receive 2 glasses of house white, red or sparkling, domestic tap beer or soft drink for only $30!

The Duke of Wellington

146 Flinders St

Established in 1853, The Duke is the oldest licensed pub in Melbourne.


Recently re-opened after extensive renovations, The Duke occupies a prominent position in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD. Offering modern bar, restaurant and function facilities, plus a friendly and welcoming atmosphere, The Duke is a true Melbourne pub icon.

http://dukeofwellington.com.au/

SPECIAL

$25 burger and pint of Little Creatures to all tickets holders, season pass holders and Comedy Festival staff.  

Beer DeLuxe

Before or after filling your belly with laughter visit Fed Square to fill it with other delightful treats. From espresso bars and cozy cafes to burger grills, yum cha and contemporary Japanese, Fed Square is home to a great mix of cafes, bars and restaurants, right in the heart of Melbourne! Present your comedy festival card to selected Fed Square restaurants and receive a discount that will keep you smiling!

http://www.beerdeluxe.com.au/fed-square

SPECIAL

Beer garden? Tick. Coldies on tap? Tick. Old fashioned pub grub? Tick. Present your Comedy Festival ticket on the day of your show to redeem our Ripper Burger Deal – 425ml Matilda Bay Little Ripper Sparkling Lager plus any burger for just $15.
Contact | 03 9663 0166

The Italian

101 Collins St

Centrally located amongst the venues of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, The Italian is situated at Melbourne’s premium building 101 Collins Street, entry via 100 Flinders Lane. For the last 9 years we have been serving Melbourne with our inspired cuisine from Northern Italy.

We are open Monday to Saturday for lunch and dinner from 5:30pm.

http://theitalian.com.au/

SPECIAL

Show your Comedy Festival ticket on the day of your show and we’ll even give you a 15% discount off the total bill*.
*Not in conjunction with any other offer

Bokchoy Tang

Federation Square, Flinders St

Before or after filling your belly with laughter visit Fed Square to fill it with other delightful treats. From espresso bars and cozy cafes to burger grills, yum cha and contemporary Japanese, Fed Square is home to a great mix of cafes, bars and restaurants, right in the heart of Melbourne! Present your comedy festival card to selected Fed Square restaurants and receive a discount that will keep you smiling!

http://www.bokchoytang.com.au/

SPECIAL

Feast on contemporary Chinese dishes at Bokchoy Tang. Show your Comedy Festival ticket on the day of your show and laugh about your bill when you receive $10 off!
Contact | 03 9650 8666

Time Out Café

2 Swanston St

Before or after filling your belly with laughter visit Fed Square to fill it with other delightful treats. From espresso bars and cozy cafes to burger grills, yum cha and contemporary Japanese, Fed Square is home to a great mix of cafes, bars and restaurants, right in the heart of Melbourne! Present your comedy festival card to selected Fed Square restaurants and receive a discount that will keep you smiling!

http://www.timeoutmelbourne.com.au/

SPECIAL

This stylish, licensed café is open til midnight throughout the Comedy Festival. Dive into Share Plates, classic sandwiches, modern Australian mains and Local Beers on tap.  Present your Comedy Festival ticket for 25% discount off your bill up to a maximum of $30. Limit 1 discount per table.
Contact | 03 9671 3855

Café Chinotto

Upper Square, Federation Square

Before or after filling your belly with laughter visit Fed Square to fill it with other delightful treats. From espresso bars and cozy cafes to burger grills, yum cha and contemporary Japanese, Fed Square is home to a great mix of cafes, bars and restaurants, right in the heart of Melbourne! Present your comedy festival card to selected Fed Square restaurants and receive a discount that will keep you smiling!

http://www.fedsquare.com/eatdrink/cafe-chinotto/

SPECIAL

At Café Chinotto it’s all about the Mediterranean with wood-fired pizzas, pastas and salads all dished up with a relaxed, friendly attitude to get you in the Comedy mood.  Show your Comedy Festival ticket on the day of your show to enjoy 20% off the total bill. Contact | 03 9650 8666

Transit Cocktail Lounge

Ground Floor/Flinders St

Before or after filling your belly with laughter visit Fed Square to fill it with other delightful treats. From espresso bars and cozy cafes to burger grills, yum cha and contemporary Japanese, Fed Square is home to a great mix of cafes, bars and restaurants, right in the heart of Melbourne! Present your comedy festival card to selected Fed Square restaurants and receive a discount that will keep you smiling

http://www.transitcocktaillounge.com.au/

SPECIAL

Located on the rooftop of the iconic Transport Hotel, Transit cornerstones quality, style, and service. With stunning panoramic views of the Yarra River, great live music and a cocktail list to die for, this is a great place to start a night of frivolity. Show your ticket at the bar between 5pm and 8pm and receive 2 for 1 glass of wine (red or white house wines only).
Contact | 03 9654 8808

Golden Monkey

389 Lonsdale St

Hidden away in vibrant Hardware Lane in Melbourne CBD, the multi-award winning Golden Monkey Cocktail Bar and Asian Restaurant is world famous for its seductive décor, broad selection of quality drinks, beautifully complementing food and friendly staff. Catering for the individual, small groups and larger functions, Golden Monkey is the cocktail lounge for every occasion.

389 Lonsdale Street (Enter via Hardware Lane)

http://goldenmonkey.com.au/

SPECIAL


We would like to offer…
Purchase any signature or classic cocktail, receive your choice of select award-winning Asian tapas (Eastern Fried Chicken, Salt & Pepper Squid, Shanghai Fries, Spicy Prawn Wontons, Xiao Long Bao or Crispy Vegetarian Spring Rolls) for free.

Chocolate Buddha

23/2-20 Swanston St

Before or after filling your belly with laughter visit Fed Square to fill it with other delightful treats. From espresso bars and cozy cafes to burger grills, yum cha and contemporary Japanese, Fed Square is home to a great mix of cafes, bars and restaurants, right in the heart of Melbourne! Present your comedy festival card to selected Fed Square restaurants and receive a discount that will keep you smiling!

SPECIAL

Try traditional Japanese dishes with a contemporary twist at Chocolate Buddha. Serving Zensai - Izakaya, Sushi, Sashimi, Ramen and Donburi, you’ll find something to indulge in before your Comedy Festival show! They also boast a great selection of Sake, Japanese and Local Beers, Wine and Cocktails. Show your Comedy Festival ticket and receive a $5 glass of house red wine, white wine or pot of tap beer. One discount per ticket per person.
Contact | 03 9654 5688

Il Pomodoro Italian

Federation Square/2 Swanston St

Before or after filling your belly with laughter visit Fed Square to fill it with other delightful treats. From espresso bars and cozy cafes to burger grills, yum cha and contemporary Japanese, Fed Square is home to a great mix of cafes, bars and restaurants, right in the heart of Melbourne! Present your comedy festival card to selected Fed Square restaurants and receive a discount that will keep you smiling

http://www.ilpomodoro.com.au/

SPECIAL

Immerse yourself in Fed Square’s own ‘little Italy’ before or after your Comedy Festival show. Savour a range of home-style Italian dishes; delicious pastas, gourmet pizzas, risottos and zuppas.  Show your comedy ticket for a free glass of wine with your meal and enjoy $20 beer buckets 4pm to 6pm (4 Italian beers).  Give the staff a giggle with your best joke and you could win $100 dinner voucher!
Contact | 03 9662 2282

Izakaya Chuji

165 Lonsdale St

Izakaya Chuji Japanese Restaurant
165 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne (Near corner of Lonsdale & Russell)

Whether you want to grab a quick meal before the show or continue the fun post gig, Izakaya Chuji is your Japanese restaurant of choice. With a choice of dishes and awesome value for money we are the comedy crowd choice.

http://www.izakayachuji.com/

SPECIAL

Present comedy show ticket for 10% off food AND drinks!

Riverland Bar and Café

1/9 Princes Walk

http://www.riverlandbar.com/

SPECIAL

Enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner or late night drinks at Riverland while taking in a view of the Yarra, picturesque gardens and the Arts precinct. Pop in with your Comedy Festival ticket and enjoy the views + 10% off food and drink.
Contact | 03 9662 1771

The French Brasserie

2 Malthouse Lane

Nestled down a laneway in the “Paris end” of the city, you will discover The French Brasserie, a restaurant that certainly wouldn’t look out of place in the French capital, but which we are lucky enough to have right on our doorstep in Melbourne. First though, in order to discover this experience you have to find the place.  Another of Melbourne’s hidden gems, The French Brasserie is hidden down Malthouse Lane, off Flinders Lane.

Please send program guides when available more than happy to have them at The French for our patrons.

http://www.thefrenchbrasserie.com.au/site/

SPECIAL

As a restaurant partner The French Brasserie would like to offer to all ticket holders a pre-show
menu – 2 course set menu with a Kir Royal on arrival for $35.00 per person
must order before 7.00pm -Monday-Saturday-Dinner–seating time 6.00pm-8.00pm.

Nihonshu Shochu & Sake Bar

163 Lonsdale St

Nihonshu Sake Bar
163 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne (Near corner of Lonsdale & Russell)

Perfect for pre of post gig drinks, Nihonshu has got your Japanese craving covered. Specialising in sake, shochu, plum wine and Japanese craft beer our friendly, cosy bar is a popular choice. As an added bonus you can order for from Izakaya Chuji Japanese Restaurant next door!

Present comedy show ticket for 10% off drinks AND food!

http://www.nihonshu.com.au/

SPECIAL

Present comedy show ticket for 10% off food AND drinks!

Feddish

Shop 23A Swanston St

Before or after filling your belly with laughter visit Fed Square to fill it with other delightful treats. From espresso bars and cozy cafes to burger grills, yum cha and contemporary Japanese, Fed Square is home to a great mix of cafes, bars and restaurants, right in the heart of Melbourne! Present your comedy festival card to selected Fed Square restaurants and receive a discount that will keep you smiling!

SPECIAL

With spectacular views of the Yarra River and Melbourne City and an array of classic dishes on offer, Feddish is the perfect place to grab a meal and something to drink before you head to the Comedy Festival.  Show your Comedy Festival ticket to receive a 20% discount off the entire bill - you’ll be laughing before and during the show!
Contact | 03 9654 5855

Taxi Dining Room

Level 1, Transport Hotel, Federation Square/Flinders St

Before or after filling your belly with laughter visit Fed Square to fill it with other delightful treats. From espresso bars and cozy cafes to burger grills, yum cha and contemporary Japanese, Fed Square is home to a great mix of cafes, bars and restaurants, right in the heart of Melbourne! Present your comedy festival card to selected Fed Square restaurants and receive a discount that will keep you smiling!

http://www.transporthotel.com.au/

SPECIAL

Lob in to the ALL NEW Taxi Kitchen before you head off for a laugh!  The new exciting “Taxi Kitchen” will be opening just in time for the Comedy Festival.  The new Taxi will be faster, slicker and not nearly as serious as it was before, making it a great place to go before the show!  No bookings required. Show your Comedy Festival ticket and we’ll even give you a 10% discount off the total bill up to the value of $400.
Contact | 03 9654 8808

Syracuse

23 Bank Place

Syracuse Restuarant and Wine Bar offers contemporary Australian and European inspired cuisine in a grand 19th Century atmosphere, in one of Melbourne’s picturesque laneways, Bank Place. An extensive wine list features wines from Australia, alongside a variety from France, Italy and the United States of America. Syracuse is home to Melbourne’s only champagne trolley.

http://www.syracuserestaurant.com.au/html/s01_home/home.asp

SPECIAL

Enjoy a Fruit Sparkler Cocktail when presenting your Comedy Festival Ticket pre or post a comedy show. Patrons must show their comedy festival ticket on the day to receive at the exclusive price of $15 (normally $20).

The Metropolitan Hotel

The Metropolitan Hotel

The Metropolitan Hotel has been Melbourne’s favorite meeting place for over 160 years. Offering 10 beers on tap, classic pub food and friendly service the Metropolitan is the perfect spot to unwind during this year’s festival.

www.themetropolitanhotel.com.au

SPECIAL

Show your Melbourne Comedy Festival ticket to receive 20% off your total bill, up to a value of $50.00.