For the designated driver or the person who can't handle alcohol well at all - mocktails are a safe bet.
Now I'm always a little disappointed when a restaurant serves me a Lipton iced tea from a bottle instead of a homemade one. It's rare, but when you do find home made ones, they use some unique flavours and combinations.
Those Girls Iced Tea: various locations
Lasang Pinoy: 12 Victoria Square, St Albans.
You don't come across Filipino food in Melbourne often. But when you do, you'll find their food, drink and desserts are all a little bit different to most Asian cuisines.
Grub Food Van: 87-89 Moor St, Fitzroy
It seems a reoccurring trend but mint seems to be featured in many drinks, which I'm not complaining about, because I enjoy that freshness.