Cocoon Bar


Our Event Space

Cocoon Bar is an intimate Melbourne space perfect for those looking to have a quick drink or bite before heading out to a sporting event, theatre performance, or night out at one of Melbourne’s many boutique bars such as The Toff In Town, The Croft Institute, Riverland, Madame Brussells, and Cookie that are all within short walking distance from our CBD Melbourne hotel.

Enjoy our cocktail of the day for only $10 which is a fantastic Melbourne CBD bar drinks special to start your night. Choose from a selection of local, imported and craft beers, wines sourced from some of regional Victoria’s best wineries, plus a tempting cocktail list with all the classics and some modern re-inventions.

Starting at just $16, our bar and snack menu is a cheap Melbourne dining alternative when you are heading out into the city.

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Intimate and Stylish

Cocoon Bar sits is a calm and quiet corner of the bustling Melbourne CBD. With private access from either Swanston Street or the Swanston Hotel Grand Mercure you will find yourself instantly transported to a space in which to unwind. Perfect for corporate functions or social drinks, you will be able to nestle into the comfy lounges and take a well deserved break from your busy day.

Broad Drinks Menu

With an emphasis placed on boutique beers and the full suite of top shelf spirits we will to pour you a crisp, thirst quenching ale or a fancy cocktail – whichever takes your fancy! Our dedicated beverages team are always on the hunt for the latest and greatest products to provide to our guests so if you are feeling adventurous ask your server for the latest special drink – you might find a new favourite.

Hearty Dining Options

Teaming the best of hotel dining with the our take on Modern Australian dining you will find that our menu offers something for everyone. Each dish can be paired with a beverage recommendation from our knowledgable team members who love nothing more than helping you round out your experience at Cocoon.

Open from 4pm til late.


Ether is positioned within two hotels, providing accommodation for all tastes and budgets.The Swanston Hotel, Grand Mercure is a 4.5 star hotel offering contemporary and spacious rooms whilst the 3.5 star Mercure Welcome Melbourne provides great value-for-money accommodation.

Perfect for large and small conference groups your delegates will be located right in the centre of the Melbourne CBD with easy access to public transport and airport shuttles. If you are wanting to take your team out for the night, we are just a short walk away from both the Chinatown and Lygone Street dining precincts.

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