5 Awesome Cabaret Clubs In Australia

If your are looking fun-filled night in Australia full of entertainment and laughs then why not try out a cabaret club? Cabaret clubs have captivating performances, great comedy and drama and you can grab a few cocktails with your friends too!

Here is our list for the best 5 cabaret clubs in Australia!
1. The Butterfly Club
2. Bohemia Cabaret Club
3. The Magician’s Cabaret
4. The 86
5. GPO Grand


Read on ahead and learn whats so special about these amazing cabaret clubs:

1. The Butterfly Club

5 Carson Place off Lt Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria
+61396638107

Located in Melbourne, Victoria, the Butterfly Club combines both theater elements, cozy bar atmosphere and kitschy paraphernalia in one zany little package. It’s very accessible; multiple tram lines pass by the general area of Lt. Collins and Swanston, it’s relatively intimate; accommodations that can entertain up to 80 people and showcases a wide variety of Australian talent; acapella, comedy sketches, improv. Just make sure you check what’s showing tonight. They’re open Monday to Saturdays from 5PM onwards, with Sundays open for special shows and groups.

2. Bohemia Cabaret Club

226-228 Coventry St, South Melbourne, Victoria
+61396996614

Also in Melbourne lies the Bohemia Cabaret Club. From what some critic reviews mention, do expect some burlesque shows here, so some shows may involve a bit more audience interaction at times. It’s very highly rated on TripAdvisor and is in the top half of the current 170 list of nightlife places to check out in Melbourne. Call in advance and inquire about their schedules, but typically you can expect this joint open from Wednesdays to Sundays, presumably until very late. Great food, great drinks and a great time.

3. The Magician’s Cabaret

91 Riley St, Darlinghurst, New South Wales
+61292674747

The Magician’s Cabaret is located about two blocks away from Hyde Park in bustling Sydney. It boasts five different entertainment experiences to its patrons and the venue has supposedly been selected by various cinema producers to film at its location. Magic, cabaret, jazz, theater and drinks are all things you can expect if you decide to spend some time here. Unless you’re booking a museum tour however, smart casual is the recommended attire so prepare accordingly. This cabaret is on a booking and reservations-only basis, so call first before going.

4. The 86

185 Smith St, Fitzroy, Victoria
+61390774360

This cabaret bar is located in the Melbourne area and has touches of San Francisco drag culture incorporated into its style. The 86 cabaret and bar is a raunchy, cozy and eccentric place that features mainly drag shows, music, magic and some burlesque. In addition, they feature Happy Hour on Thursdays and Fridays, with free entry on Fridays and Saturdays if you decide to buy a drink. They are open every first Monday and Tuesday of the month from 6PM to 1AM and Thursdays to Saturdays from 7PM to 3AM. Get your ball gags ready!

5. GPO Grand

1 Martin Pl, Sydney, New South Wales
+61292297700

A “bougie” bar, restaurant and cabaret that’s been around for almost 20 years, the GPO Grand is the kind of underground venue you go to if you want to feel a little fancy for an evening. The GPO Grand offers cheese and wine, cafes, function rooms, casual dining and bars on top of the cabaret and burlesque shows held every Saturday night, so this is a place you may want to check out if you’re looking for a little bit of everything. It is also a huge place, entertaining up to 1,500 people at any one point, so you may want to consider this venue for company parties and large groups.

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