Melbourne is the small bar capital of Australia. And given that Amourlife loves to host speed dating events at small bars, Melbourne has the largest selection of event venues of any city. Speed dating has existed in Melbourne since the early 90’s well before online dating sites became popular, and still remains one of the most popular ways for discerning Melbournites to find a like-minded partner.
Boheme – Richmond
Best known as a Mediterranean eatery and café, Boheme is open till late each Friday night for Society Fridays which features a different unique entertainment experience each week. Enjoy the buzz of Richmond after work, away from the commotion of the Melbourne CBD.
Damask – Fitzroy
Damask in Fitzroy was the location for the first ever Amourlife Speed Dating event. Perched above the popular Fitz Cafe, Damask is one of the most stylish private function venues in Melbourne, with black leather couches, candle lit lighting, modern timber floors, and chandeliers above each seating area.
The Den – Crown Entertainment Complex Southbank
The Den is one of Melbourne’s most unique and bars, hidden away at basement level of the Atlantic Restaurant, décor includes: Antique, Bookcases, velvet sofas, and even a grand piano. The Den is a favourite private hangout for AFL, NRL, and Television stars.
Groove Bar – Crown Casino Southbank
On the first Thursday of each month Groove Bar on Level 3 of Crown Casino hosts Melbourne’s best Ladies Night. Amourlife Speed Dating is honoured to have been invited to hold speed dating events as part of the monthly Ladies Lounge extravaganza which also includes, a DJ, live bands, beauty therapists, and even a clairvoyant.
Hush Bar – Melbourne Central
Hush Bar conveniently located on Level 3 of Melbourne Central shopping centre is a stylish lounge bar complete with a unique red leather couches, a fireplace, and a quiet outdoor courtyard perched above the commotion of the Melbourne CBD.
Laika Bar – St Kilda
Laika bar can best be described in one word “stylish”. With Classic European décor including: antique vases, grand piano, multiple fireplaces, intimate alcoves, and dark moody candle lit lighting at each table, Laika Bar is an ideal first date location.
The Social Bar – Windsor
The Social Bar located on Melbourne’s iconic Chapel Street creates a perfect intimate, comfortable, and relaxed atmosphere for Speed Dating. The Social’s 2 for 1 cocktail specials during happy hour are a favourite with Male attendees looking to impress Females during their speed date.