There’s no doubt we Melburnians have a bit of a thing for Espresso Martinis. The caffeine-charged cocktail stars on drinks lists across the city and has even spawned its own Melbourne-based festival. But, just because we’re downing them like there’s no tomorrow, doesn’t mean they have to cost a fortune. Save some pennies, with our latest roundup of Melbourne’s cheapest Espresso Martinis.
Jane Doe Bar Cheapest Espresso Martinis
Minimise the time spent waiting around for someone to shake your cocktails – try them on tap, at Jane Doe. The Windsor bar pours a quick and tasty Espresso Martini, which will cost you a bargain $10 during happy hour, from 2-7pm every single day. Enjoy a few of these tasty treats while camped out on a comfy couch enjoying cruisy vinyl tunes.
Windsor Alehouse Cheapest Espresso Martinis
Craft beer might be the main focus at The Windsor Alehouse, but you’d better believe the barstaff here are also make a mean Espresso Martini. What’s more, if you head in on a Saturday, you can get stuck into one of these classic cocktails for just $12. Throw in some of the kitchen’s modern pub fare and a spot of live entertainment and you’ve got yourself a very solid weekend session.
Glamorama Bar Cheapest Espresso Martinis
If you plan on dancing the night away at a party destination like Glamorama, you’re going to need some quality fuel in the tank. Handily, the Brunswick Street hot-spot has a cracking line-up of Friday happy hour deals, which includes two tasty Espresso Martinis for $20. A couple of these beauties and you’ll be dance floor-ready in no time.
Terminus Hotel Fitzroy North Cheapest Espresso Martinis
Up in Fitzroy North, this craft beer pub is pure after-work perfection, slinging a solid range of weekday happy hour specials that’ll keep you coming back for more. If you head in from 4-6pm Monday through Friday, you can wrap up your day with wallet-friendly treats like $10 Espresso Martinis. Tuck into some modern Aussie pub eats while you’re there.
Melbourne Public Bar Cheapest Espresso Martinis
If you fancy rounding out the work day with a few budget-friendly Espresso Martinis by the water, then boy, does Melbourne Public Bar have the knock-off situation for you! The South Wharf bar is famous for its so-called ‘REALLY’ happy hour, which runs from 4-7pm each weekday and includes Espresso Martinis for just $10 a pop.
Campari House Cheapest Espresso Martinis
Blending coffee and booze into one delicious, heart-starting drink, there’s no doubt the Espresso Martini is the perfect end to a big week of work. Even more so when doesn’t break the bank! Head to Campari House’s lounge bar from 7pm each Friday and you’ll find these tasty tipples priced at just $12, right through till close. There’s also DJ tunes from 6pm, to help launch you into that weekend.
St Hotel Cheapest Espresso Martinis
As the folks down at the St Hotel know, that Espresso Martini craving can hit at any time. So instead of just one weekly Espresso Martini special, the modern St Kilda pub slashes the prices of its coffee cocktails for three whole hours, every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Head in between 4-7pm and you’ll pay just $10 for one of these tasty pick-me-ups.
Railway Hotel South Melbourne  Cheapest Espresso Martinis
If you’re looking to kick start your weekend with a few Espresso Martinis, but are keen to avoid those crowded CBD bars, consider The Railway Hotel your Friday arvo go-to. The South Melbourne pub serves up a 4-7pm happy hour each Friday, offering tasty treats like half-price beer and $10 Espresso Martinis. Pop in to enjoy a few of these caffeine-laced treats in the beer garden.
Turf Bar Cheapest Espresso Martinis
If you’ve got a soft spot for those delicious coffee-infused cocktails, you’re going to want to get acquainted with Turf Bar’s new hump day drink special. Roll on into the CBD sports bar from 8-10pm each Wednesday and you’ll score Espresso Martinis for a neat $10 each. Banging late-night DJ tunes round out the midweek party vibes.
The Exchange Hotel Cheapest Espresso Martinis
No matter how rough your work day’s been, a silky smooth Espresso Martini promises to make it all better. Luckily, The Exchange Hotel is serving up the perfect knock-off scenario with its ripper weekday happy hour. Head along from 4-7pm Monday through Friday and you’ll find these classic caffeinated treats for just $10 each.