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Where is the Best 1920s Themed Bar in Melbourne?

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Published July 31st 2013
Great Gatsby fever has hit. Along with Underbelly set in ol' Melbourne town doesn't it just want to make you live in those times, at least for a night?

So besides the odd 1920s themed ball or party, where could you go for some old fashioned fun in the style of those times?

24 moons, 1920s, bar,
24 Moons

24 Moons (The Modern Day Speakeasy) derives its inspiration from the 1920s speakeasies, where light entertainment including provocative dance (striptease) were becoming more common. Add to this, 1920s style cocktails and Jazz and there you have it, thrown back in time.

The next one, is a bit of a secret of Smith Street. Caz Reitops Dirty Secrets is discreet. With two levels, hosting comedy and music, it is a comfortable watering hole. They are all about revisiting the 1920s, they even "pay homage to the great Cocktail era of the 1920's by reintroducing the Cocktail hour."

1920s, Bar, Smith Street, Caz Reitops, CRDS, Cocktails
Caz Reitops Dirty Secrets

Word is actually in 1920's warehouse. Red brick walls, an open fire, 1920s period features make this a cozy hang out. With old world charm and a convenient yet hidden away location (in one of Melbourne's beautiful lane ways) you could be forgiven for forgetting where you are.

Now, it's your turn to share: Where is the best 1920s style bar in Melbourne?
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24 Moons is no longer open - their AC/DC Lane building was demolished. They appear to want to open again in another location. I would have had Bar Americano in this list.
by Jerome (score: 2|111) 2269 days ago
Red Bennies... The Supper Club, Lily Blacks, Campari, The Gin Palace, Blue Diamond, Club Voltaire, Cellar Bar
by Fringe, Food & Fantasy (score: 0|3) 2268 days ago

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