The Toff in Town

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Melbourne, Australia

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The Toff in Town opened Tuesday April 3 on the second floor at Curtin House in the city’s Chinatown. It is the third venue collaboration between Camillo Ippoliti and architect Phillip Schemnitz, after Revolver and Cookie. Ippoliti is co-owner with Tim Peach, who purchased Curtin House eight years ago.

The Toff In Town has a performance space and a club/bar area with late night dining. The performance space ranges from 150 fully seated and 300 standing only, with a studio above so bands can listen to the recording immediately after their performance. The Toff aims to showcase pop, country, ensembles, dance, comedy, and theatre. The club bar features local DJs. It has a train carriage running down the centre, made up of booths that can be made as private as desired by closing doors and pulling down blinds. Reservations can be taken for the booths.

Phillip Schemnitz says he was inspired by the dangerous thrill of the area in olden days. “This precinct contained the early red-light district of the Melbourne and clandestine brothels and opium dens lay hidden down back lanes, behind heavy, dark doors that opened onto narrow stairs leading to mazes of rooms high above street level. It must have been an exotic, dangerous and illicit area.

Contact Information

Address
Level 2, 252 Swanston Street
Melbourne 3000
Australia
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Phone
03 9639 8770
Web
www.thetoffintown.com

Past Events

Saturday 4 July 2015
WaxahatcheeConcert The Toff in Town
Melbourne, Australia
-37.811993 144.965206

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Sunday 14 June 2015
Jetty Road - Hearts On Fire Melbourne Album Launch
Jetty Road, Jemma NicoleConcert
The Toff in Town
Melbourne, Australia
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Sunday 7 June 2015
My Disco
Cale SextonConcert
The Toff in Town
Melbourne, Australia
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Thursday 21 May 2015
Ben Mason
The ZebrasConcert
The Toff in Town
Melbourne, Australia
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Saturday 2 May 2015
Society of Beggars
John Citizen, The ElliottsConcert
The Toff in Town
Melbourne, Australia
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Thursday 19 March 2015
Owen PallettConcert The Toff in Town
Melbourne, Australia
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