In the spirit of a local watering hole and the guise of a super chic venue comes Less Than Zero, a bar with enough ambience, great food and top-shelf drinks to warm you up even if the temperatures are less th— okay, we won’t do the cheesy stuff. We don’t need to for Less Than Zero. Their mouthwatering burgers, irresistible chicken wings and authentic poutine are enough to do all the talking needed to entice you down to this cool spot on Commercial Road in South Yarra. It’s a funky place, with exposed brick walls, repurposed hardwood tables, a copper bar and atmospheric lighting, and it suits a romantic date as well as it does an after-work tipple. We should probably mention the fact that Less Than Zero has one of the most extensive lists of premium beverages in Melbourne – there are almost 20 single-malt Scotch whiskies from the island of Islay alone, which should give you some idea of the staggering range on offer, from cognac and cointreau to campari and cachaca.