Three ingredients, endless varieties, and always a classic. Negroni Week is once again calling Fish Lane Arts Precinct home with vibrant scarlet cocktails, delectable dishes and intoxicating events from September 18 to 24.

Celebrating the iconic ruby-hued beverage, Negroni Week is all about raising a glass in the name of charity. Presented by Campari – the red heart of any Negroni – and Imbibe Magazine, the global charity initiative puts the power of fundraising in the hands of bars and restaurants around the world, seeing them donate proceeds from the sales of the drink to Slow Food charity.

The laneway will be painted red as familiar Fish Lane Arts Precinct tenants band together to offer a myriad of Negronis with both orange and creative twists. If you needed an excuse to have a sneaky midweek cocktail, just remember: it’s all in the name of charity!

Tenants showcasing their Negroni skills include Bar Brutus, (who took charge of the Negroni Week Block Party last year —  and gave us a hell of a good time), as well as Chu The Phat, Hello Please, Julius Pizzeria, Kiki Kiosk, Maeve Wine Bar, Maker Wine Bar, Saccharomyces, Southside, and new kids on the lane, Midtown Bar. 

Negronis Available All Week 

September 18 – 24

  • Classic Negroni (Bar Brutus, Chu The Phat, Hello Please, Julius Pizzeria, Maker Wine Bar, Maeve Wine Bar, Midtown Bar, Saccharomyces, Kiki Kiosk & Southside)
  • Jaffa Cake Negroni & Peach & Mint Negroni (Bar Brutus)
  • Negroni Slurpee & Negroni Sbagliato Choya (Hello Please)
  • Jasmine Negroni (Julius Pizzeria)
  • Sour Cherry Sbagliato (Maeve Wine Bar)
  • Jungle Bird (Kiki Kiosk)
  • Cold Drip Negroni (Southside)
  • Chocolate Orange Negroni (Chu The Phat)
  • Orange Blossom Negroni (Midtown Bar)

Midtown Bar Negroni Week Dinner 

Thursday, September 21 | 6:30pm | $89pp

In a trial by fire, Midtown Bar is being welcomed to the laneway with an intimate Negroni event that showcases delectable small plates paired with Negroni cocktails. Tickets are extremely limited, so Negroni lovers are urged to get in quick to taste what all the hype is about.

Campari Soda 

Pacific Oyster – Tabasco, Lemon | Midtown gilda – Ortiz anchovy, Sicilian olive, Basque pepper & verde 

Classic Negroni | Lobster croissant – bay lobster, hollandaise mayo & chives 

Orange Blossom Negroni | Charcuterie – pork rillettes, fennel salami, prosciutto, sourdough, olives, pickled Basque peppers 

Negroni Sbagliato | 31 Degree – Negroni & orange chocolates 

Fish Lane ‘Secret Handshake’ Art & Negroni Trail 

Saturday, September 23 | 2pm – 5pm | $85pp

Stroll through Fish Lane’s haven of greenery, charming red brick buildings and captivating public artwork to sample select venues’ takes on the classic drink. While the spotlight may be on the Negroni, fear not if it’s not your drink of choice — there will be plenty of other scrumptious cocktails on offer throughout the trail. 

Bar Brutus Pop-Up Bar at Town Square

Thursday, September 21 to Saturday, September 23 | 5pm

Head to Town Square to find an exclusive menu of Negronis, roaming neon entertainment and unforgettable moments. Open Thursday, Friday and Saturday night from 5pm and manned by the Bar Brutus team, the vibes are set to be immaculate. 

New art unveiled

To celebrate Negroni Week, Campari and Explore Fish Lane have unveiled a captivating new addition to the precinct. The brilliant minds at have skillfully captured the essence of the Negroni’s flavour in a mesmerising visual creation that guests are encouraged to visit between sips and admire. 

In their artistic endeavour, have used abstract forms, seamlessly merging the deep red, orange, and yellow hues, beautifully evoking the distinctive colours of the Negroni while hinting at the enigmatic nature of Campari’s secret recipe. Campari and Explore Fish Lane are proud to support this installation and public art that enriches the urban landscape and provides a platform for talented artists to showcase their skills.

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For further information on Fish Lane’s Negroni Week, please contact Amelia Taylor at or on 0418 751 926.