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Chance to swim in the iconic roof top pool
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If you have wandered down Flinders Lane and caught sight of the Adelphi Hotel's swimming pool you have probably done a double-take. It is suspended above you and juts out over the laneway. It is glass bottomed, so you can see swimmers doing their laps.
This will be the last time rooftop lovers get to experience the Adelphi pool before it undergoes a total refurbishment. I just hope they keep the pool jutting out as it has become a bit of a Melbourne institution.
Bartenders will serve a range of retro cocktails and drinks from sponsors including Chandon; Midori; Jose Cuervo; and Melbourne-based organic drink company StrangeLove.
Adelphi bartenders, led by Daniel Ferreira have given the cocktail menu a bit of a shake in preparation for the pop up bar, including 'Mr Adelphi's Lamington', the 'Ghostwood', 'Spicy Amigo', and 'Boutique Lucky 7'.
Ferreira says "Our cocktails have the full summer flavour you crave in the heat, with all the colours of the rainbow that make them look just as appealing as they taste."
These colourful cocktails will complement the backdrop of the Melbourne skyline with all the glorious sunset colours in a glass.
This year the event will be better organised in that it is fully ticketed. There were a few of us waiting in a laneway last year to be let in, which wasn't much fun on a hot day.
People can book their tickets via MyGuest – the $30 entry includes a cocktail and food platter on arrival. For those staying till late there will be a selection of food from Om Nom Kitchen & Dessert Bar available for purchase.
Pop up bar sessions start at 12pm and goes through until 6pm. Capacity is limited, so you will need to book to ensure the best poolside posse.