We're always buzzing with something going on.  Pop in on an intimate date, or get loose with a bunch of your nearest and dearest.  There are DJs on the decks Friday and Saturday nights to get you swooning and grooving.

Our calendar is also packed with functions and special events, so get involved and discover why we're not just any old bar.  

We bring the nostalgia and hospitality of Italia to you.

Aperitivo Sundays

Our Aperitivo Sundays have fast become the best and most traditional Aperitivo in Melbourne, on the 1st Sunday of each month. Mark it in your calendar, it’s the perfect place to say hello to the Joanie’s family.

From 1.30pm for $20, have a drink and sample the delights of a true Italian aperitivo - cheese, salami, pasta and more - Buonissimo!

No bookings required. Come and enjoy the good life with food, wine and the best Italian music. What’s Sunday for if not a celebration, Italian style!

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Regional Dinners

If you'd still like to get your hands on tickets, email us and we'll put you on the waiting list.

Next Stop...CALABRIA!
Join us for an incredible feast of rustic Calabrian delights, with matching wines available to purchase (courtesy of our amici at Enoteca Sileno). 

For the first time, this home-cooked regional dinner will be accompanied by a LIVE traditional Italian band!

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Stellacello takeover

We're super excited to be the first bar in Australia to offer Stellacello Liqueur! For one day only, join local boy Joe Stella, founder of award winning British Liqueur company STELLACELLO for this two part exclusive event.

Get up close and personal with Joe at this FREE ticketed event. During this session, Joe will touch on digestives, his products and family secrets. You will have the opportunity to sample the products and ask questions. BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL.

Continue the afternoon downstairs in the main bar where the Joanie's crew will be mixing specially curated cocktails using Stellacello products.