BAR TEAMS WE ALSO LOVE
A team that plays together stays together, and that is true of Black Pearl, who operate in such a supportive, tight-knit group that calling them a community sounds impersonal. 304 Brunswick St, Fitzroy 3065. 03 9417 0455. www.blackpearlbar.com.au. Daily 5pm-3am; the Attic Thu 7pm-1am; Fri, Sat 7pm-3am.
There is a particular high standard that comes with working at the ever-celebrated Everleigh, along with a certain camaraderie and education that brings this team together. lvl 1, 150-156 Gertrude St, Fitzroy 3065. 03 9616 2229. www. theeverleigh.com. Daily 5pm-1am.
HATS AND TATTS
Hats and Tatts is an unapologetic frat bar with a love for craft beers, whisky, WWF and Americana, all served up to you by a team more family than fraternity. 78 Cecil St, South Melbourne 3205. Wed, Thu 4pm-1am; Fri noon-1am; Sat 4pm-1am; Sun 2-10pm.
It’s all about the big reveal at this tropical hideaway concealed behind a sandwich shop, and a big part of it is down to the energy and dedication of the crew manning the shakers. 96 Chapel St, Windsor 3181. 03 9943 7653. www.jboy.com.au. Daily 5pm-1am.