Garden of Eden is Geelong’s newest cocktail bar, hidden over the bay  
25.11.2021

Garden of Eden is Geelong’s newest cocktail bar, hidden over the bay  

Drink, tempt and indulge at the Garden of Eden, has officially opened.

Tucked away on the picturesque Geelong Waterfront, Garden of Eden is the newest and most decadent cocktail bar to grace the Geelong food and drink scene, officially launching on Saturday, November 27.

Armed with a chic interior, luxe drinks and stylish and energetic staff, rest assured this won’t be just your average cocktail bar. While standing out in the bar scene can be a challenge, Garden of Eden feels like such a win with so much more going for it than its effortlessly cool and spectacular location.

The key takeaways

  • Garden Of Eden is a new cocktail bar has launched Geelong
  • Find DJ’s, an incredible cocktail list, the best sunset views of the bay and tasty sharing platters every weekend
  • Access to the venue is via a hidden entrance using the walkway under The Pier

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Hidden in plain sight, you’ll follow the water to a discreet yet brightly lit walkway under the pier, guiding you into the ultra-luxe venue which has just undergone a major facelift. A space previously occupied by The Gin Garden is now a delightful cocktail conservatory over the bay, taking cues from some of the world’s most high-profile rooftop clubs

The good-time sibling to flagship Asian-fusion hot spots Wah Wah Gee and Wah Bah, Garden of Eden takes over one huge open space, primed to restore some much-needed luxury back into your life.

Upon entrance you’re welcomed by a photo booth bench from sponsors Patrón Tequila, a neon-lit green flower wall, and floor-to-ceiling windows boasting stunning 180-degree views that stretch across the bay, ensuring your next outing is that much more grammable. Golden hour promises to hit just right here.

 

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Revelling in opulence, the pre-nightclub cocktail garden is peppered with greenery, vines and flowers, comfy lounge seating, barrels, an abundance of stand-up seating, green and yellow LEDs on the roof, and a long bar boasting service that will make you feel valued. It’s a sprawling venue with a massive capacity, and come the weekend, you can expect it to be packed – especially with free entry.

Sitting in that space between not quite a nightclub but more than a bar, Garden of Eden sports a DJ booth and slow-building dance floor that runs late on Friday and Saturday, powered by house, techno and disco beats. Sunday’s take it down a notch with live acoustic musicians filling the space in the afternoons.

Of course, when you need it there’s room to take a break from dancing, or have that long-overdue D’n‘M with your best mate with the aforementioned booths lined along the windows of the venue.

This magnifique set-up is met with an exceptionally crafted drinks list. While the previous incarnation was dedicated entirely to local gins, the Garden of Eden casts a wider net, offering classic and adventurous cocktails, top-shelf spirits, beers, ciders and seltzers on tap and an eclectic selection of wine.

Among the extensive cocktail list, you’ll find three different Patron margaritas, including grapefruit and watermelon creations. There will also be some venue-themed cocktails like the Poison Apple, Forbidden Fruit and a pink-tinged Adam and Eve concoction alongside a selection of the best of Wah Wah Gee and Wah Bah cocktails. Mason jar cocktails will also be available if you’re out on a budget.

While watching the sunset over the bay and sipping your way through the drinks list, Garden of Eden also have your grazing sorted with a menu of bites and generous garden platters with cheese, seafood, vegan delights, cured meats or tasty dips.

 

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Despite being the perfect spot for a peak summer venue, the lush rooftop vibe of the indoor space is designed for year-round trade. Whether it’s cold and windy or in the thick of the summer heat, day or night, nestle into a booth with a Paloma Margarita in hand, whilst taking a picture of the perfect panorama to the tune of Geelong’s best DJs. 

Stay tuned for headliner events and a fresh roster of DJs each week.

Garden of Eden will operate from 3pm to 1am Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Find it at Cunningham Pier, 10 Western Foreshore Road, Geelong.  

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