Melbourne has brunching down pat, and bottomless brunches are no exception. Taking cues from New York’s boozy brunch scene, a multitude of venues in the city have upped their brunch game – Mimosas, Bellinis, Champagne and Bloody Marys are the general order of the day, but you can also score a cheeky espresso martini too, from time to time. So get ready to raise a glass on your next brunch date; here are our top picks for Melbourne’s best bottomless brunches.
Serving disco tunes and delicious vegan eats, Fitzroy’s buzzing 80s-themed diner will transport you to Stranger Things and back again, quicker than you can order a bloody Mary. Comfort food classics are the order of the day, and with meat and meat-free versions of fried chicken waffles, burritos, mac n cheeseburgers and towering Rueben sandwiches (plus all-you-can-drink bloody Marys, bubbles and mimosas) you know this is a brunch that doesn’t mess around. So, don your best disco get up and get top tapping to Evie’s epic 80’s tunes.
Available Saturdays and Sundays, $49 for 1 brunch option + unlimited bubbles, mimosas or bloody Marys
2 hours anytime between 11.30am–1.30pm
230-232 Gertrude St, Fitzroy
Bodega Underground’s Bottomless Mexi-Brunch gets you 90 minutes of free-flowing boozy goodness every weekend from midday. On the drinks front – think Mexican cocktails like Bloody Marias (tequila instead of vodka) and Micheladas (beer spiked with citrus and spices.) The team serves an equally as spicy food offering made up of five courses of classics like ceviche, tortillas and of course, tacos.
Available weekends from midday (seating times 11:30am, 1:30pm, 3:30pm)
$59 for five courses + 90 minutes bottomless drinks
55 Little Bourke Street Melbourne
An Asian fusion with a difference, Bang Bang’s boozy brunch is a taste sensation like no other. Offering a heady mix of French-Indochine cuisine, look forward to flavoursome plates of freshly shucked oysters with red chilli and lime granita, tuna tartare, salt and pepper squid, charred assam lamb ribs and French fries with roasted chilli, lime leaf and kewpie mayo and a few extras thrown on for good measure. But let’s not forget the drinks – this is a boozy offering after all. The cocktails are a particular highlight, so choose from two hours of bottomless bloody Marys, grAperol spritz, mimosas or Mountain ‘Goat’ Lager.
Available Saturdays and Sundays, $59 for a Hawker Feed Me Menu + bottomless cocktails, wine, bubbles and beer
2 hours can start any time between 11am-12pm or 1:30pm-2:30pm
294 Glenhuntly Road, Elsternwick
If you’ve ever wanted to pair bingo, booze and brunch all together (we mean, why wouldn’t you?) then you’re in luck. Windsor’s favourite quirky Japanese restaurant Tokyo Tina serves up bottomless booze and brunch with a side of drag bingo – the ultimate trifecta. Prizes include anything from restaurant vouchers to jukebox control, and of course, bragging rights among your friends. It will set you back $69, but you’ll be more than content with the bacon and egg baos and Bloody Mary shots that come slinging your way.
Available 1pm-3pm Saturdays
$69 for bottomless booze + all in menu
66a Chapel Street, Windsor
This slick saloon serves a moreish line-up of Thai-inspired treats alongside quirky cocktails, from morning, noon until night. Instead of the usual breakfast offenders, you’ll find tasty plates of Pad Thai, smoked ocean trout, spinach and chive dumplings and French fairy toast topped with pulled pork, magic mushrooms and palm sugar caramel. And to quench your thirst, you’ll find a selection of ‘topless’ and ‘bottomless’ drinks including Magic Spritz, sparkling, ale, cider and Brunch Mary with vodka, tomato and lemon juice, red wine reduction and Magic’s Pickle Mix. A trip to Magic Mountain is well worth the weekend visit.
Available Saturday and Sunday from 10am, $40 for topless drinks (alcohol -free), $60 bottomless
2 hours per sitting, last sitting @ 12:30pm
62 Little Collins Street, Melbourne
When it comes to brunch, Imperial doesn’t mess around. From blueberry hotcakes topped with creamy ricotta to the full works with chorizo, maple bacon, black pudding, hash browns, roasted mushrooms, confit tomato, eggs, Imperial’s drool-worthy menu will have you hooked from the get-go. For the ultimate hangover cure, opt for the Scotch fillet steak sandwich – pair that with one of their bottomless cocktails and you’ll be ready and raring to go in not time.
Available 11am Saturdays and Sundays, $50 bottomless brunch
2 hours wine, bubbly, selected beers and featured cocktails + one item from the brunch menu
522 Chapel Street South Yarra
For a chic rooftop party vibe, Fargo and Co is pulsing on weekends. You can book a table up-top to kick back with a DJ, a great view, and a bottomless brunch – which comes with your tipple of mimosas and prosecco. This April, their bottomless brunch is transforming into decadent chocolate-themed extravaganza, every Saturday and Sunday in the month. Bookings are essential if you want to get a taste of their Cadbury creme egg waffles!
Available Saturday and Sunday from 11am until 2pm
$59 bottomless fargo’s spritz, mimosas, prosecco, moscato & brunch item of choice
216 Swan Street, Richmond
Did someone say pan-Asian bottomless brunch? Every Sunday from 12pm to 3pm, The National offers bottomless cocktails including sparkling cocktails and Bloody Marys, which pair beautifully with their delicious steamed dumplings or smaller dishes menu. Book ahead and you’ll automatically get a 10% discount.
Available Sundays 12pm until 3pm
$50 for bottomless sparkling cocktails and bloody Marys + your choice of an item from the snacks, steamed dumplings, smaller dishes or sides section
344 Victoria Street, Richmond
Another old favourite that knows what’s what when it comes to Sunday brunch. There’s a special Sunday menu – think pork buns and dumplings – and it’s accompanied by bottomless sparkling and mimosas, of which the flavours rotate weekly. The offer is only available for two-hour periods, so book ahead.
$70 for 2 hours of dumplings + bottomless sparkling, mimosas, Bia Hanoi, house cocktail or mocktails
27-29 Crossley Street, Melbourne
A serving of brunch with a side of soul. Every Saturday at The Smith Prahan, brunch is accompanied by a roaming gospel choir who serenade hungry brunchers with classic sing-a-long tunes. Sip on bottomless spritz and devour heavenly breakfast plates – choose from fluffy hotcakes and smashed avo to steak sangas and chicken schnitzel – this blessed brunch comes with all the trimmings. Halleluiah.
Available every Saturday, $60pp for brunch + bottomless spritz, house wine, sparkling and house beer
2 hours 11am-1pm or 2pm-4pm
213 High St, Prahran
Having firmly established themselves on Melbourne’s brunch scene, Le Bon Ton decided to take it to the next level by offering bottomless mimosas from 12pm to 4pm. You’ll need to pair it with food, but really that’s just an excuse to treat yourself to one of their famed breakfast burritos or bagels.
Available Saturday and Sunday
$55 for 3 hours of food + drinks
51 Gipps Street, Collingwood
Angus & Bon threw open its doors to mimosa loving applause late last year. Their bottomless brunch is one of their menu highlights, and is on offer from 1pm to 3pm on Saturdays. You'll get Aperol Spritz, Bellinis, Mimosas, Bloody Marys, cider and beer when you pair the drinks with their delicious brunch offering.
Available Saturday 1pm-3pm,
$39 for unlimited Aperol Spritz, Bellinis, Mimosas, Bloody Marys, cider and beer in addition to any main dish from the Bistro Menu
168 Greville Street, Prahran
This Barbie-pink brunch spot serves bottomless options every day of the week. Yes, you heard us right. Every. Single. Day. Knock back unlimited bloody Marys, espresso martinis and mimosas for $35, paired with a brunch or lunch option to wash it down. The spicy breakfast tacos with crispy bacon guarantee an instant flavour hit, as will the crispy prawn wasabi sandwich and drool-inducing fried chicken waffles. But if you’re looking for something light, the Middle Eastern lamb salad and poached chicken bowl are sure to hit the mark.
Available Monday to Saturday from 8am, Sunday from 10am (last sitting is at 2pm)
$35 for 90 minutes if bottomless mimosas, espresso martinis, sangria and selected beer, to be ordered with 1 item from the brunch or lunch menu (not included in the price)
4 Yarra Street, South Yarra