Grainery Lane is a lavish distillery and cocktail bar offering a curated experience that fondly harks back to a time of true excess and decadence, where bootlegged liquor flowed freely throughout the hallowed halls of secret speakeasies and underground juice joints.

Nestled in the heart of the historic streets of Ballarat, Grainery Lane exudes the charm and elegance of a bygone era, with its rich mahogany furnishings, vintage decor and dimly lit ambience.

The original 1880s saloon bar found and sourced halfway around the world from Chicago, America, brings back the glitz and glamour of the city’s goldrush era – think Peaky Blinders meets The Great Gatsby.

Their gorgeous 400 litre copper still is the heart and if you’re clever enough, you may just happen upon the hidden staircase leading up to their speakeasy where the real fun begins.

Sipping spirits meticulously crafted to evoke flavors of the 1900’s, while celebrating local grains, herbs, berries and botanicals, the staff indulge you in the artistry of mixology and regale you with tales of the past.

From old fashioned favorites to new signature creations, both the extensive beverage and food menus have been created to cater for everyone with gluten friendly, vegan and vegetarian options available.

For an evening of elegance make bookings via website.

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35 Armstrong Street North, Ballarat Central VIC 3350

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