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Melbourne Social Cycling: St Kilda to Altona

St Kilda Pier, St Kilda

Enjoy the great coastal views in this relaxed cycle ride on one of our favourite day rides using the bicycle punt to cross the Yarra.

The ride will be on bike trails along the esplanade from St Kilda up to Port Melbourne and up to the Westgate Bridge. The bicycle punt will be used to cross the Yarra at Fishermans Bend. The bike path will continue after the punt into Williamstown and follow the coast around to Altona. A lunch venue will be decided on the day at Altona. Return is via the same bike path. The route is approximately 50 kms, so a reasonable level of fitness would be required.

Please also ensure you bike is in good working order before you start the ride.

Price shown is for the return trip on the bicycle punt at the Westgate Bridge (approx $10). We expect to stop for a coffee/drink on the way back at South Melbourne or St Kilda.

Meet David and Ian at St Kilda Pier near the cycle path by the beach. Lunch and drinks at own expense.

Sun, 17 January

10.30pm - 4.30pm

Members: $10

Non-Members / Guests: N/A



Booking closes on:
Sat, 16 January

Bar of Month in South Melbourne

Market Hotel, 160 Clarendon Street, South Melbourne

Join us for bar of the month at the Market Hotel which is an iconic pub in South Melbourne with an award winning garden inspired fit out.

The venue offers a sports bar, lounge bar, dining, a rooftop garden with friendly staff and a great atmosphere. There are also great online reviews.

The Market Hotel has a focus on craft beer with many beers on rotating taps from all over Australia.

The food options are provided by The Pickle and the Patty that have a range of burgers, wings, loaded hotdogs, parmas and salads.

For a public transport option, tram 12 runs down Claredon Street

Meet Alan at the reserved tables.

Thu, 21 January

7.00pm - 9.00pm

Members: FREE

Non-Members / Guests: N/A


Sunday Lunch and Drinks around Melbourne

The Smith Hotel, 213-219 High Street, Prahran

We are having a Sunday lunch and a few drinks at a great gastropub that has good online reviews and known for their atmosphere and service.

The venue has colourful restaurant with a light filled atrium bar and champions local produce with a seasonal twist where you can find a mix of pub favourites, steaks, salads and snacks.

In terms of public transport, Tram 6 runs along High Street and is working distance from Prahran Station.

Meet Alan, Christine and Ian at the venue.

Sun, 24 January

1.00pm - 4.00pm

Members: FREE

Non-Members / Guests: N/A



Booking closes on:
Sat, 23 January

Australia Day BBQ by the Beach


Come and celebrate Australia Day with your Melbourne Social Club friends with a house party BBQ in Mordialloc that overlooks the beach.

A traditional day to celebrate Australia Day with a BBQ with a great group of friends and is a popular annual event.

For this event, we will provide a mix of meats and salads with desserts but please bring your own drinks to this event. The BBQ will be on the balcony looking over the beach with views of the bay and pier.

The house is very close to the beach so if you want to go for a swim if it's warm enough then that's possible, as well.

Exact location of party will be given a few days before the event but is the same location as previous years Australia Day BBQ by the beach event.

The event location is within walking distance of Mordialloc train station.

Meet the hosts on arrival at the BBQ.

Tue, 26 January

NOON - 5.00pm

Members: $29

Non-Members / Guests: N/A


Prepayment required for this event


Booking closes on:
Mon, 25 January

End of Month Social Drinks in Melbourne CBD

Upstairs at The Irish Times, 426 Little Collins Street, Melbourne CBD

Join us for our popular members end of month drinks upstairs in an area exclusively reserved for Fun, Food and Friendship and the Melbourne Social Club in this atmospheric Irish pub.

The Irish Times Pub offers a warm, relaxed and friendly atmosphere. The ambience is genuine Irish style wrap-around bars with traditional dark wood interiors, cosy fireplaces and beautiful stained glass windows is reminiscent of classic pubs in Ireland.

It is a great place for end of month drinks with you can enjoy a few drinks with a Irish twist such as Guinness, Kilkenny and Magners. There is range of pub specials including traditional favourites such as Irish Stew, Beef & Guinness Pie, Shepherd pie, Bangers and Mash, Burgers, Ribs, steaks and other pub favourites.

Meet the social club hosts on arrival in the upstairs area.

Thu, 28 January

6.30pm - 9.00pm

Members: FREE

Non-Members / Guests: N/A



Booking closes on:
Wed, 27 January

Melbourne Social Cycling : Capital City Trail

Federation Square (opposite the main tram stop on St Kilda Road)

Join a group of fellow Melbourne Social Club bike riders for our monthly morning ride.

Our usual ride is around the Capital City trail which is about 32 km long and the ride takes approx 3 hours and is mainly on sealed bike paths. It requires a reasonable level of fitness (as there are hilly sections) and a suitable bike in good working order.

We may change the ride a little bit this month but the ride will be of similar length and duration. Due to recent cafe closures, we will may not stop for breakfast inside anywhere, but we will stop for a take away coffee somewhere on our journey depending on availability on arrival time.

Meet David and Ian at Federation Square at 10 am directly opposite the tram stop on St Kilda Road. The maximum allowed on this ride is 10 people in total. Please stay away if you are suffering from any cold/cough symptoms.

Sat, 30 January

10.00am - 1.30pm

Members: FREE

Non-Members / Guests: N/A



Booking closes on:
Fri, 29 January

Please note: On registering for any Fun, Food & Friendship (FFF) event, you freely engage in the event knowing that FFF and its staff, hosts or associates can accept no responsibility for any loss or damage you or your guests may incur as a result of your participation and freely participate in the activity at your own risk. Members also require a current membership to attend members only events as indicated by Not Available (N/A) under non-members and guests.

Cancellation Policy

For events that require pre-payment, in the event that you cancel after payment has been received a 50% cancellation fee will be charged if at least 7 days notice is given. If less than 7 days notice is given, unless FFF are able to fill your place with another member booking at the last minute, no refund would be given as these events are booked and paid in advance on the numbers taken.

You are at any point able to allow a friend to substitute your place and no extra charges will be added for them as a guest. However this is to be discussed with the staff at FFF prior to the event.

All events are subject to minimum numbers. If in the unlikely event that an event does not go ahead or FFF has a reason to cancel the event, only people who have registered for the event will be notified.

Members and guests shall not hold FFF responsible or liable in any way whatsoever for the cancellation for whatever reason of an event. Where cancellation arises and it is the fault of a supplier of an event, FFF will use their best endeavours to procure the return of the booking fees and any other monies paid by members for such events.

Fun, Food and Friendship Group and Melbourne Social Club reserve the right to make alterations from time to time in regards to our Melbourne social events format including the type of function and venue location.

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