With the new Barbie movie, we’re in a chokehold for anything and everything pink. And while we can’t fly to the Barbie DreamHouse in Malibu, there are thankfully some pink places around Melbourne that will help you channel your inner Barbie doll. From bright cafés to late night bars, you’ll feel positively pretty in these pink surroundings.
1. Barbie Pop-Up at Myer on Bourke Street
Head up to Level 6 at Myer on Bourke Street and feel whisked away to Barbieland with some fun photo ops. Pose in Barbie’s car and feel like a doll inside a toy box. You’ll also find a disco and colouring stations for the little ones. This Barbie pop-up will stay at Myer until July 30.
📍314/336 Bourke St, Melbourne VIC 3004
If you’re looking for pink places in Melbourne, you can’t miss the aptly named Pink. The Restaurant. This pink, well, restaurant is filled with photo moments that will brighten up your Instagram feed, with a floral wall, pink seats, bright cocktails and tasty treats for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Learn more about Pink here.
📍 Level 1/157 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3000
3. Feekah Café
Feel utterly enchanted by the colour pink at Feekah Café. With three locations around Melbourne, there’s multiple places for you to enjoy the colour pink. Take photos in front of bright neon signs, floral features and telephone booths, then dive into their picture-perfect menu. Try rainbow pancakes, pink smoothie bowls, ice cream on a rainbow candy cloud and more. Then, sip on brightly coloured drinks, like cocktails, milkshakes and hot beverages with edible gold. For a little bit of everything, you can also book yourself in for high tea. See more here.
📍80 Burwood Rd, Hawthorn VIC 3122, 680 Mt Alexander Rd, Moonee Ponds VIC 3039 and Shop 1005/619 Doncaster Rd, Doncaster VIC 3108
Lose yourself in a brightly coloured pastel paradise at Million Life. Play games and win adorable prizes like plushies with claw machines, lucky box machines and more. On top of the cute prizes that you can take home, Million Life is just a great place for photo taking, with brightly coloured pink interiors in their Melbourne Central, Highpoint, Box Hill and Northland venues. There’s heaps of venues for you to check out in Melbourne. Find your closest one here.
📍Melbourne Central, Emporium, Bourke St, Highpoint and more
We’ve found plenty of pink places in Melbourne for the daytime, but what about at night? Take a stroll down Pink Alley and stay out late at Mejico. Grab a delicious bite to eat in the restaurant, then wander up to the intimate tequila bar upstairs, and discover a large selection of tequila and mezcal in the pink-lit space. Sip your way through the night and unwind with bites and good tunes. This cosy cocktail lounge is open on Friday and Saturday nights, from 9pm to 1am. Find out more here.
📍1 Pink Alley, Melbourne VIC 3000
6. HOTEL NO
Looking for a unique staycation? Escape to the rooftop of a CBD carpark, and stay in a 1970s Airstream trailer at HOTEL NO. There’s six trailers to choose from, standing proudly in front of a pink graffitied wall. Each trailer has a bright pink deck for you to chill outside, as well as a lounge area, a queen-sized bed, an ensuite pink bathroom, an iPad for Netflix and a fully stocked minibar. One Airstream also has a secluded, open-air spa, looking out over Flinders Lane. Find out more here.
📍388 Flinders Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000
Escape the bustle of Bourke Street and feel transported to the seaside at Pinchy’s Lobster & Champagne Bar. Indulge in their famous lobster rolls and other seafood delights, and choose something to drink from their extensive selection of premium wine, sparkling and more. If you’re not a fan of seafood, there’s also a friendly vegan menu available. Dine in the colourful surrounds of their pink restaurant, grab a drink from the bar or watch the world unfold from the balcony. Find out more here.
📍Level 1/200 Bourke St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Feeling hungry? Pop over to one of these adorable, pink Pretzel shops in Melbourne, and snack on sweet and savoury flavours like cookies & cream, salted caramel and cheese & garlic. Vegan options are also available! Find more info here.
📍Melbourne Central, Chapel Street, Westfield Doncaster, Eastland and Westfield Knox.
Children, avert your eyes! This venue is for adults only. Mykiki is a fabulous dessert shop on Degraves Street, serving up cheekily-shaped waffles, covered in chocolate, sprinkles and more. As you wait for your food, take pictures in front of their pink floral wall, pose in the mirror and admire the glowing pink neon signs. Find out more here.
📍6 Degraves St, Melbourne VIC 3000