If you find yourself counting your dollars and cents til your next payday and your usual Tightare Tuesday isn’t cutting it, we’ve got you covered at On The List. Here’s your weekly wrap-up of FREE food, drinks and other in Melbourne this week.



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FREE Millennial Pink G&T’s from Melbourne Central
DATE: Friday, September 1

Melbourne Fashion Week is kickstarting with their Vogue American Express Fashion Night Out and to celebrate, Melbourne Central is throwing a Millennial Pink Party. Head straight to ‘The Bar’ and order a complimentary pink grapefruit G&T by Pinkster Gin. Bottoms up!

Millennial Pink Party, On The List Melbourne


FREE Double Happiness Bubble Tea Cocktails from the Strand
DATE: Friday, September 1

One of Melbourne’s coolest laneway bars is popping up for one-night-only at the Strand, and they’re handing out complimentary cocktails. Grab a delish Lychee Bubble Tea Cocktail infused with plum wine, peppermint, lime, cloudy apple and lychee. Yum!

Double Happiness, On The List Melbourne


FREE Ray Ray Cake Pops from the Strand
DATE: Friday, September 1

Looking to kickoff Melbourne Fashion Week with a sweet start? The Strand is bringing in Ray Ray to create three limited edition cake pops made especially for the Vogue American Express Night Out. There’s Birthday Cake, Chocolate Caramel and Red Velvet. We can’t wait to sink our teeth into all three!

Ray Ray, On The List Melbourne


FREE Beer from Deliveroo and the Lucas Group
DATE: Tuesday, August 22

Kong, Hawker Hall and Baby Pizza are making their debut on Deliveroo and to celebrate they’re giving away a 4-pack of Shiki Lager or Pale Ale to the first 100 orders starting at 11 am. Cheers to a boozy Tuesday lunch!

Pst! We hear there’s also FREE delivery until August 27.


FREE Nitrogen Ice Cream from 196 Below
DATE: Wednesday, August 23

In an Australian-first, the dessert masterminds behind 196 Below are taking their nitrogen-ice cream food truck on its very first spin to Welcome to Thornbury. The best part? They’re scooping up all your favourite flavours for FREE from 5pm. We recommend grabbing their iconic Gaytime flavour.

196 below, on the list melbourne





FREE Avo from Lux Foundry
DATE: Monday – Friday, September 4 – 8

For the rest of the week, you won’t have to choose between saving up for a house deposit or treating yourself to some avo on the side. Lux Foundry is offering FREE avo on the side with any main meal purchase -yes, even toast will be considered a main meal. The only catch? Bring along a copy of your rent certificate.

Lux Foundry, On The List Melbourne


FREE Steak Sangas from Empire Steak
DATE: Wednesday, September 6

How does a FREE porterhouse steak with caramelised onion and tomato sauce on a white or multigrain bun sound? We’re thinking pretty fantastic. But there’s a catch, you’ll need to sing or recite the first verse of “Advance Australia Fair”. So what are you waiting for? Head to Empire Steak early and be one of the 150 lucky gals or guys to snag an “Opener”. They start passing out sangas at 12 noon!

Empire Steak South Yarra, On The List Melbourne


FREE Pizza at Bimbo Deluxe
DATE: Thursday, September 7

Everyone’s go-to pre-payday pizzeria and bar has just gotten better. For one-night only, Bimbo is offering FREE pizzas for the first 100 people in the door. But hey, even if you aren’t one of the lucky hundred, pizzas are still only $4 a pop during Happy Hour.


FREE Donuts at Shortstop Coffee and Donuts
DATE: Friday, September 8

Shortstop Coffee and Donuts is celebrating their 3rd birthday and they’re giving away a FREE birthday cake donut with every order! But get in quick, this is one event you donut want to miss.

Shortstop Donut, On The List Melbourne


FREE Cheese from Cracker Barrel and Foodora
DATE: Sundays, September 9, 16, 23 & 30

Cracker Barrel Cheese is teaming up with Foodora to deliver a limited number of FREE ‘Catch Up packs’. Catch Up packs include cheese (duh!), crackers and 15 conversation thought starter cards. How do you score one? Check out the Cracker Barrel Facebook page to see if your neighbourhood is covered and order your pack straight from the Foodora pack. Easy cheesy!

Cracker Barrel, On The List Melbourne




FREE Bahn Mi Rolls & Noodle Bowls from Homi Noodle Bar
DATE: Monday, September 18

Chao mung Homi Noodle Bar! Or you know, welcome to the neighborhood! From 11am – 2pm, the guys at Homi are giving away FREE bahn mi rolls and noodle bowls to celebrate their official launch. But get in quick, they’re handing out a limited number of rolls and bowls and deals like this won’t last pho long!



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