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Cocktail Menu

With one of the most diverse craft cocktail menu’s in Melbourne, Polly’s Cocktail menu has something for everyone.

Polly’s Happily Ever After cocktail has been on our menu, unchanged since we opened in almost 18 years ago. A sweet combination of vanilla vodka, raspberry liqueur, apple schnapps, cranberry juice & vanilla syrup. Served with a heart shaped lollipop, it’s fairy floss in a glass.

We also have a mocktail menu below our cocktail menu for those that still want to indulge.

Most of our cocktails can either be made vegan or are already vegan, view our vegan cocktails.

COCKTAILS

Happily Ever After Cocktail

HAPPILY EVER AFTER

Cariel vanilla vodka with raspberry liqueur & apple schnapps, cranberry juice & vanilla syrup. Fairy floss in a glass.

Lemon Meringue Cocktail

LEMON MERINGUE

Ketel One Citroen vodka sweetened with Limoncello, caramel & vanilla. Dusted with cinnamon sugar. Like the real thing, only better. (vegan optional)

chesty-la-roo-cocktail

CHESTY LA ROO

Bring your winter woes in close for this tasty little treat. Drambuie for decadent honey notes, backed up with rich Armagnac, finished with Vanilla and Chestnut Liqueurs and fresh Cinnamon. Inspired by chestnuts and open fires, this spiced delight will have you sitting in your chair just a little more deeply.

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HAKUNA MATATA

“It means no worries, for the rest of your days!” A beautifully balanced tropical drink to have you forgetting about your worries, and the cold weather outside. Be transported to the tropics with this unforgettable combination of Goslings Black Seal Rum, Plantation Pineapple Rum, Peach Schnapps, orange juice and our signature blend of spices. No bugs were harmed in the making of this drink.

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FIRE BALLIN’

Inspired by the popular liqueur, this spiced up drink will get you all hot under the collar. Dewars White Label,

Honey, Vanilla and Ginger Liqueurs, our home-made spice blend and finished with a flaming hot fire show. If there is one drink you need to try tonight, its this one!

hot-buttered-banana-rum-cocktail

HOT BUTTERED BANANA

Warm, silky and undeniably decadent. This delicious concoction of Cargo Cult Banana Rum and our own Homemade spiced Butter batter is one to chase the cold away with. Delicate silkiness and beautiful warm flavour entwine in this fugue of rich delight.

The Sun Also Rises Cocktail

THE SUN ALSO RISES

A future classic, this is a sour twist on the famously loaded Hemingway Daiquiri. Gin and sloe gin share the podium, supported with elderflower, fresh lime, plum bitters and grapefruit juice for that extra zing. Ernest would drink this by the bottle. [vegan]

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THE NOTORIOUS BETTIE PAGE

Bettie Page. Hailing from Tennesee and spending half her life in the Carribbean gave rise to a fabulous Zombie style beverage. Cargo Cult Banana Rum alongside Old Forester Bourbon and Goslings Black Seal Rum, fresh Lime and Pineapple Juices and our secret recipe Hibiscus Falernum all topped with a flaming hot cup of Passion.

santa-maria-cocktail

SANTA MARIA

This spicy wee number will transport you straight to Mexico. A warming combination of our own secret recipe Gazpacho Tequila, combined with a Secret blend of herbs and vegetables, Tomato Juice and Franks Hot Sauce. Garnished with decadent Jamon Iberico, wrapped around a Pickled Chilli. It’s sure to get your taste buds tingling!

miss-america-pie-cocktail

MISS AMERICAN PIE

Say Bye Bye….to the cold weather with this warming winter refresher. Spice forward and led with our in-house stewed apple and Spiced Maple syrups, bolstered with Old Forester Bourbon and topped with chilled Seltzer water, this is a great winter time spice dream.

Eye Candy Cocktail

EYE CANDY

An eye-catching mix of passion fruit vodka, lychee, pink grapefruit & pomegranate. Garnished with sherbet & a Polaroid selfie. Looking good!

Low Hanging Fruit Cocktail

LOW HANGING FRUIT

How low can you go? This beautiful and inventive twist on the classic Treacle cocktail will have you sinking lower into your chair in a state of decadent bliss. Vanilla forward Diplomatico Reserva Rum is lovingly enhanced with Aztec Chocolate and Angostura bitters and a hint of fresh pear juice. This is then layered with a house-made fresh pear foam and dusted with crushed chocolate. So heavenly, you’ll start believing the Apple of Eden was actually a pear!

Melbourne Weather Cocktail

MELBOURNE WEATHER

Our local twist on a “Dark & Stormy”. Melbourne Breakfast tea-infused Matusalem Platino rum, fresh cut lime & Angostura bitters, topped with ginger beer. Tastes amazing, regardless of the weather. (vegan)

Adult Movie Cocktail

ADULT MOVIE

Rated 18+, imbiber discretion is advised. Beautifully smooth 666 Butter Vodka lubricates a heady serving of Martell VS Cognac with bright popcorn highlights and a dark dash of black walnut bitters. Garnished with popcorn rolled in a smoked almond powder. Turn the lights off, and put your headphones in for this one. Don’t forget to clear your browser history!

Hadouken Cocktail

HADOUKEN

With all the force of Ryu’s signature move, this hot spicy number will warm you up from the inside out. A hot concoction of Pierre Ferrand Dry Orange Liqueur, housemade smoked& spiced liquor, Amaro Angostura and two types of bitters. This little flame packs one massive punch!

Espresso Martini Cocktail

ESPRESSO MARTINI

The Melbourne favourite, made with coffee liqueur, rye vodka, vanilla & caramel. Shaken twice for a lush, creamy texture. Best on the street. (vegan optional)

Nutella Cocktail

NUTELLA 2.0 COCKTAIL

Everyone’s favourite dessert cocktail. House chocolate vodka, Drambuie, tawny port & chestnut liqueur, shaken with a big scoop of Nutella. Your friends will have garnish envy.

Curly Wurly Cocktail

CURLY WURLY

A treat for big kids – Mozart Gold milk chocolate liqueur, Cariel Vanilla Vodka, Bailey’s, caramel and a dash of salted cream. Everything you remember with some good stuff thrown in. *Made in honour of our new neighbour ‘Neel Loves Curls’.

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A TALE OF TIMES GONE BY

In the 1920’s, during prohibition, bartenders had 3 choices; go overseas, work in a speakeasy or work in a soda shop. Soda shops were all the rage in the USA and many bartenders took their skills and applied them to the art of Shakes and Sodas. This drink is inspired by those times. A beautiful mix of Rumboullion Spiced Rum, Mozart Chocolate cream Liqueur, Milk and Ice cold Seltzer water, you just can’t beat this treat!

farewell-sweet-french-maiden-cocktail

FAREWELL SWEET FRENCH MAIDEN

Paying Homage to Polly’s roots as Melbourne’s first absinthe bar, this creamy cocktail draws its inspiration from a French Frappe. A delightful mixture of Armangac, Mint, Milk, vanilla Liqueur and Absinthe, churned with crushed ice and served with a wafer stick. So good, you’ll believe you’re in Marseille! Vegan on Request

MOCKTAILS

For those guests who what to indulge in a non-alcoholic way, Polly has a range of mocktails that have been expertly created, with the same attention to flavours that goes into all our cocktail creations. From bright and fresh, to creamy and indulgent we have something to tickle all taste buds. Below is a selection of our current mocktails.

Summer In Fitzroy Cocktail

SUMMER IN FITZROY

Light and zesty, we’ve got fresh watermelon, pink grapefruit juice, mandarin and lemon, topped with dry tonic in a cocktail-sized thirst quencher.  Hint of vanilla lime on the finish. Effortlessly cool

Teas Me Cocktail

TEAS ME

Polly’s iced tea, as fresh & bright as that first Summer day. Strawberry, lime licorice tea & ginger shrub , topped with quince-infused green tea. Summer lovin’ happens so fast….

Sassy Lassie Cocktail

SASSY LASSIE

A creamy and tall sip of peanut butter, toasted sesame & date-infused agave syrup, mango and apricot. Shaken so hard it comes out frothy. Pure escapism

Milk Bar Cocktail

THE MILK BAR

Step into our parlour for a Polly twist on the classic corner store Spider. Here’s a jolt of vanilla cola and Neapolitan ice cream, topped with house-made sour strawberry syrup and chocolate. Nostalgia in a glass!

VEGAN COCKTAILS

Long and Luscious Cocktail

LONG AND LUSCIOUS

Fresh pineapple & watermelon, guava nectar & coconut. 42 Below Passionfruit vodka, vanilla & peach liqueurs. Smooth, lush & very refreshing. [vegan optional]

Lemon Meringue Cocktail

LEMON MERINGUE

Ketel One Citroen vodka sweetened with Limoncello, caramel & vanilla. Dusted with cinnamon sugar. Like the real thing, only better. [vegan optional]

Espresso Martini Cocktail

ESPRESSO MARTINI

The Melbourne favourite, made with coffee liqueur, rye vodka, vanilla & caramel. Shaken twice for a lush, creamy texture. Best on the street. [vegan optional]

Pop My Cherry Cocktail

POP MY CHERRY

A cheeky vodka-based sour, with cherry-infused balsamic glaze, cherry liqueur and Mancino Rosso vermouth rounding out a silky smooth mouth feel. Garnished with juicy exploding pomegranate seeds! [vegan optional]

Melbourne Weather Cocktail

MELBOURNE WEATHER

Our local twist on a “Dark & Stormy”. Melbourne Breakfast tea-infused Matusalem Platino rum, fresh cut lime & Angostura bitters, topped with ginger beer. Tastes amazing, regardless of the weather. [vegan]

Shipwreck Cocktail

SHIPWRECK

Stolen smoke spiced rum and coffee, lashed together with orange, black walnut & chocolate. Fired with rum-marinated pineapple. More than enough while you wait to get rescued. [vegan optional]

The Sun Also Rises Cocktail

THE SUN ALSO RISES

A future classic, this is a sour twist on the famously loaded Hemingway Daiquiri. Gin and sloe gin share the podium, supported with elderflower, fresh lime, plum bitters and grapefruit juice for that extra zing. Ernest would drink this by the bottle. [vegan]

Blueberry Pisco Cocktail

BLUEBERRY PISCO SOUR

A bartenders favourite born from authentic South American recipes and Melbourne style. Pisco shaken with elderflower liqueur and blueberry sage shrub, finished with lime and frothy egg whites. Simply delicious. [vegan optional]

Velvet Goldmine Cocktail

VELVET GOLDMINE

Dedicated to putting the ‘glam’ back into ‘rock’, this little beauty starts with a hefty amount of Dewar’s Scotch softened with delicate notes of a rose wine aperitif, apricot and clove. Finished with edible glitter for those wishing to  relive the glory days. [vegan]