DESTINATIONS the islands 2 melbourne Bars & Nightlife Bad Frankie
The guys at Bad Frankie have a pretty incredible selection of exclusively Australian spirits — all the big ones and plenty of small distilleries. Their cocktail use native ingredients such as pepper berry, macadamia, lemon myrtle, and gum tree leaves. The grilled sandwiches — jaffles — are hot, homely and absolutely mouthwatering. Open late, casual and always fun.
- Address: 141 Greeves St, Fitzroy, Melbourne
- Phone: +61 3 9078 3866
- More Info: www.badfrankie.com
- Address: Sun, Tue, Wed 5pm–11pm; Thu, Fri, Sat 5pm–1am; Mon closed
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