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Best Melbourne Pubs
Melbourne is a city of pubs. In fact, if you count the number of pubs in Melbourne as a percentage of all restaurants, it would be the most pub-heavy city. Which is pretty great for those who love to imbibe! But which one should you go to? Well, that’s where we come in! With our handy list and map, we can help you find what suits your fancy. From traditional Irish Melbourne bars to modern sports bars with tons of craft beers on tap – there’s something for everyone on this list!
The Hopscotch Melbourne bar & pub is a downbeat gathering place with a beer for every occasion. The craftiest of them all features as a boutique batch from their on-site microbrewery, which changes every few weeks and is personally prepared by their bar staff. Bring your friends or book a function with your choice of function packs.
Explore their tap and fridge menu for more local and international drops, with 30 tapped beer flavours & plenty more in the fridge, you won’t be asking for ‘the usual’. If cocktails are more your thing, you can’t go past one of their DIY Kocktail Kits, tap cocktails or a spiked slushie… frozé anyone? Or ask the bartender to whip up something bespoke just for you!
The Bottom End is more than a phrase and honours it’s name to traditional Irish roots. Start your weekend early at 579 Little Collins Street, and be sure to not miss out on their Happy Hour every Thursday and Friday 4 – 7pm. What started as a classical Irish Pub has morphed into a stylish sleek tavern come Treat Nightclub amalgamation. No where else in Melbourne will you find an authentic Los Angeles dive bar club experience.
Melbourne Central Lion Hotel
Located on level 3 in Melbourne Central, the Lion Hotel is an old style English pub. With all the great food and service, friendly staff and excellent entertainment. Enjoy great cover bands, DJs, TAB and watch live sporting events on multiple plasma screens. 211 La Trobe Street – read more…
The Duke of Wellington
Established in 1853, The Duke of Wellington is Melbourne’s oldest pub. Whether you’ve come to watch the sport, catch up with friends over dinner and drinks or checkout the new rooftop bar. Its located opposite to the MCG and Federation Square on 146 Flinders Street – read more…
A wee taste of Scotland in the heart of the CBD. The Highlander Bar serves contemporary Scottish cuisine and a range of Scottish ales, whiskies and cocktails. This fun friendly sports bar is ideal for lunch, dinner, drinks or your next function. 11A Highlander Lane – read more…
Saint & Rogue
An upmarket restaurant and bar with a strong focus on creating a classy, comfortable atmosphere with excellent food, wine and company. Saint and Rogue is a rustic old-school pub with two levels of wood-panelled walls and booths. 582 Little Collins Street – read more…
The Irish Times Pub
Spread over two floors, the Irish Times Pub offers a warm, relaxed style of wrap-around bars, traditional dark wood interiors, cosy fireplaces and beautiful stain glass windows. With authentic Irish and Aussie pub food to relish with a pint of Guinness or choose from an extensive range of beers, an array of spirits and quality wines. 427 Little Collins Street – read more…
The Mitre Tavern
Be it Friday afternoon drinks in the Beer Garden or a quiet work conference over lunch or dinner, The Mitre Tavern can cater to your every whim with brilliant food and quality service. A Melbourne bar in a historic building in the heart of the city sporting a huge expanse of the largest open air drinking space in the CBD. 5 Bank Place – read more…
Trinket’s Bottomless Pizza and Cocktail Bar on Flinders lane is a great place to enjoy some drinks, have some after work drinks, or hang out with friends. You can also come for their Sunday Sips if you want a chilled weekend.
If you’re looking for adventure in true Melbourne style, step through the wardrobe to discover their hidden cellar bar. So whether you need something refreshing, delicious or book a function, Trinket bar has your cravings covered!