The winners of the second annual Time Out Melbourne Bar Awards, held on 16 November 2014, were celebrated at Fancy Hank’s BBQ Joint. More than 320 guests attended, from the industry’s elite to some of Melbourne’s most enthusiastic partygoers.
Best Bar Team was won by Black Pearl, which celebrated again when bartender Will Sleeman won Hot Talent. It was also a good night for Bar Americano with Hayden Lambert taking home Best Bartender and the venue winning Best Cocktail Bar.
The Everleigh was named the coveted Bar of the Year, The Beaufort won Best Party Bar, while newcomer Le Bon Ton took out Best New Bar. Iconic Melbourne venue Cookie won the Legend Award and People’s Choice went to Goldilocks. On the food and wine side, Best Bar Food went to Thomas Olive and Best Wine Bar was awarded to Harry & Frankie.
Pictured are the team from the Everleigh with Time Out’s Mike Rodrigues.