It’s that time of year when you start questioning whether all that Melbourne has on offer is worth it or if it’s time to move to Cairns to maintain a tan. Put your puffer jacket away because we have sussed five brilliant ways to avoid Melbourne’s weather.
Heading to the movies is a classic way of avoiding the outside world. Nova cinemas has the biggest blockbusters as well as a bunch of arty and Foreign films if you want to get a little cultured. For anyone who enjoys testing their knowledge, regular trivia nights are held with one coming up on June 6th .
Location: 380 Lygon St, Carlton
Pizza, beer and a fireplace are a perfect combination to warm the soul. Lazerpig has an intimate dining area as well as a bar complete DJ’s every weekend to match the vibe you’re looking for.
Location: 9-11 Peel St, Collingwood
The perfect place to spend an afternoon doing a crossword, Min Lokal is a cute café with a Nepalese twist. With options from traditional Nepalese dumpling soup to an insane looking veggie burger this place will make you forget how cold it is outside.
Location: 422 George St, Fitzroy
The Napier Hotel
The Napier embodies everything you’ve ever wanted from a pub, with a classic menu of steak and burgers and a fireplace to warm you up, this is the ideal place to enjoy a casual beer with mates.
Location: 210 Napier St, Fitzroy
North Melbourne’s Gallerysmith is open Tuesday through Saturday with a bunch of interesting exhibitions on show. Catch Adam Norton’s New Earths exhibition until May 20th and not only will you get a cultural experience, there’s heating in there too.
Location: 170-174 Abbotsford St, North Melbourne
Feature Image Credit: Min Lokal Facebook