Ruby's Music Room, Melbourne

2.8
#130 of 155 in Nightlife in Melbourne
Ruby’s Music Room is the new, vibrant and exciting live music venue in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD.

We have live music every night of the week. Situated on the corner of Little Lonsdale Street and Bennetts Lane, Ruby’s bright yellow entrance is tucked neatly in a secret alleyway; to find it, one must pass her eclectic windows filled with interesting Cubano dolls, Maoist & New Orleanian memorabilia; miniature pianos, jewellery, menus, cigar wrappers, images and more from around the world.

Sporting the best piano in Melbourne with our famous Steinway, the most talented artists, and the friendliest staff, Ruby's is the place for jazz aficionados. Few things in life can relax more than our refined selection of music and drinks, making Ruby's ideal for a night out.

Jazz, Classical, Blues, Swing, Tango, Opera, World Music
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  • Not a great experience here. IMO, the best piano bar in Melbourne is vodka temple - 160 Lygon St, Carlton  more »
  • Wonderful food, fantasy service. :) Nice n cosy restaurant with a wide range of selection! The pasta n pizza is a must try!  more »
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  • Couldn't agree more with the negative reviews here. And what a shame. It has all the elements to be a cool place to relax, have a quiet drink and listen to some good music. But it isn't. There is no relaxed vibe that you would expect of a place like this. The owners are way too uptight and have no idea what a real jazz club should be like. I took a group of friends to this place to see some live music expecting a chilled out relaxing night. We checked out the website which clearly states that it serves dinner Monday to Sunday 6pm-11pm. We arrived with empty stomachs but looking forward to sampling the food, enjoying a glass of wine and the music. On this SATURDAY night, the ridiculous little man behind the bar (the owner) said: "I don't have time to make any food." And he didn't seem sorry about it at all. Actually, the opposite. So we bought a glass of wine, stayed an hour and left. Absolutely pathetic.
  • I don't get the weirdos who don't like this place. I had a great time there! Frankly, I didn't come there to eat, I came to hear some really fantastic music (Anna Powell and Jono) and have a drink. The bar is good, the owner is a nice guy, he won't pamper you but he obviously loves what he does. It was our first time there and we'll definitely come again. As I can see on the website, they offer quite a variety of performances.
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