Monty's Bar in Fitzroy North is a creative haven that screams artistic flair. Picture the next Hemingway or Patti Smith lurking in a dimly lit corner, penning their first masterpiece. With a blend of 1920s charm and dive bar grit, Monty's decor is nostalgic and eclectic. The low lighting vibe in the indoor area and outdoor courtyard set the perfect scene for enjoying old-school tunes, often featuring soul, funk and 90s trip-hop.

During quiet times, this dog-friendly cocktail bar in Fitzroy North is a place where you can hide away in a booth with your dog, a quality cocktail, and a good book. During busy times, a popular hangout for students and young professionals alike. The vibe is relaxed, the staff is friendly, and you will surely encounter an eclectic mix of characters.

Dog-friendly inside and out in the covered courtyard; however, be weary of busy crowds on Friday and Saturday nights.

Monty's Bar dog-friendly courtyard Fitzroy North

The Menu at Monty's Bar

Expect a minimal and straightforward offering.


Monty's keeps it classic with a handful of staple cocktails. Expect to see favourites like the Old Fashioned and Negroni. The Bar also offers a limited selection of tinnies, beer on tap and refreshing spritzes. Perfect for winter, Monty's is one of the rare bars in Melbourne where you can find a warm, comforting mulled wine.

Montys Bar old fashioned in Fitzroy North


While Monty's doesn't serve food directly, you're in for a treat with pizza from the neighbouring pizzeria, 1000 Lire. Just place your order and enjoy some delicious slices right at the Bar.

Visiting Monty's Bar

Monty's Bar is open seven days a week. It has a chilled atmosphere during the week and a lively crowd on Friday and Saturday evenings.