169 Exhibition St. Melbourne 03 9663 7722


Introduction to Whisky


The Bar

1806 / the year that defined the Cocktail.

Since its humble beginnings over a decade ago, 1806 has very quickly reached international recognition, winning the award for The Worlds Best Cocktail Menu in 2008, less than a year after opening its doors. Since then it has become firmly steeped in the Melbourne cocktail culture, attracting the finest mixologists from Melbourne and abroad. The amazing attention to detail – from preparation to service – is world class and we pride ourselves on the unique expertise of each of our individual mixologists and hostesses/hosts.

1806 is Melbourne’s most unique, full service, cocktail bar. Combining “prohibition-era” decor, and quirky, insightful staff, with a repertoire of classic cocktails to please everyone from the casual patron to the connoisseur, 1806 is an experience like no other.

Under the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998 it is an offence
To supply alcohol to a person under the age of 18 years (Penalty exceeds $8,000)
For a person under the age of 18 years to purchase or receive liquor (Penalty exceeds $700)

Introduction to Whisky


This is the perfect introduction to the water of life. Here we focus on the many different styles of whisky available today. Whether you are a whisky lover or new to the malt– there is a dram here for everyone.

What’s included:

  • Whisky highball on arrival.
  • Interactive tasting session of 4 whiskies run by our resident whisky experts.
  • Selection of seasonal canapés matched to each Whisky.


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The year that defined the cocktail

169 Exhibition St. Melbourne
03 9663 7722

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  • Cocktail bar of the year VIC 2013
  • Best marketed venue 2012
  • Bar operator of the year 2010
  • Best cocktail list in the world 2008