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ACDC Lane

Melbourne

  • ACDC Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Photo: Robert Blackburn
ACDC Lane

The name says it all, really. Named after the Australian musical heroes, ACDC Lane is the physical embodiment of Melbourne's enduring love affair with dirty, low-down rock 'n' roll. Home to the infamous Cherry Bar, where every young hoon and swashbuckler has gotten into strife at some stage, this little corner of the city is what kick-started the laneway lifestyle way back when. Things

The name says it all, really. Named after the Australian musical heroes, ACDC Lane is the physical embodiment of Melbourne's enduring love affair with dirty, low-down rock 'n' roll. Home to the infamous Cherry Bar, where every young hoon and swashbuckler has gotten into strife at some stage, this little corner of the city is what kick-started the laneway lifestyle way back when.

Things are a little different now, or course. Sharp suited professionals and foodies in hipster jeans now line the cobblestones looking for the latest culinary sensation. But Cherry Bar still carries the torch and the street art covering every nook and cranny of this hallowed ground is a reminder that the beat goes on.

If you are on the hunt for flavour rather than noise, pop into Pastuso for Peruvian street food and pisco-based cocktails, or turn the corner into adjoining Duckboard Place where you'll find high-end Indian, Chinese and even Danish cuisine.

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