In Preston, Lulu Bar emerges as the latest star in Melbourne’s bar scene, blending European charm with local flair. Opening on Friday, 9th February, at 635 High Street, Preston, this rooftop bar introduces an elegant indoor-outdoor experience. It offers stunning city views, promising to become a neighbourhood favourite.
EAT: A Culinary Rooftop Journey
Chef Pras leads Lulu Bar’s kitchen, transforming fine dining into approachable, shared experiences. The menu features tapas-style plates perfect for group enjoyment. Highlights include Grilled Calamari with rocket and paprika aioli, Chicken Croquettes with corn and peri peri mayo, and the irresistible Sticky Pork Ribs. The freshly baked, house-made pizzas also invite guests to indulge in communal dining.
DRINK: Exquisite Sips with a View
The bar’s cocktail menu stands out with creations like the Hibiscus Pink Spritz, blending rhubarb, pomegranate, and strawberry gum, and the classic Espresso Martini, made with Brazilian coffee. For summer days, frozen alcoholic slushies offer a cool escape. A selection of local craft beers, fine wines, and spirits complements these innovative drinks, showcasing Lulu Bar’s commitment to quality.
PLAY: Engaging Melbourne Nights
Lulu Bar goes beyond dining and drinking. Its dynamic atmosphere, fueled by DJs and curated playlists, perfectly suits extended evenings. The venue will also host rooftop cinema events, wine tastings, and art exhibitions, establishing itself as a cultural hotspot. It offers private bookings for unforgettable parties and events.
The bar’s decor, featuring a mural by local artist Sebastian Fransz, reflects Preston’s vibrant community. Its vertical garden and relaxed European aesthetic, combined with Melbourne’s artistic edge, create a unique setting for relaxation. The intimate interior bar, with matte rouge walls and vibrant artwork, encourages cozy, engaging conversations.
As Lulu Bar prepares for its opening night, featuring DJ Luqman, the anticipation builds. Bookings are open via Instagram or a direct call to The Preston Hotel. This new destination embodies Preston’s spirit, offering a space where locals can proudly gather and say, “This is our place.”