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The Brunswick Green

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The Brunswick green bar is a popular spot on Brunswick’s Sydney road. with a beer garden that often features in Melbourne’s best beer garden lists, we pride ourselves on being a place where everyone can feel welcome. we have something for everyone, from our great range of beers and wines to our delicious food menu.

Featuring an undercover garden, heaters, and live music, it’s the perfect place to catch up with friends. The bar features a wide selection of craft beer and cider, wine, and spirits including single malt whiskeys.

313/315 Sydney Rd, Brunswick VIC 3056

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Daddy Bar

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Daddy Bar is a new Brunswick bar from sisters Ellie Hunt, Shellinda King and their mate Nicholas Limberis. If it looks more like a DIY house from the 1950s, that’s because you’re not far off the money.

The three owners pretty much built the place themselves, twinking out the décor with salvaged, recycled materials. Brunswick, meet your new local. A kitschy coffee house, cocktail bar, gallery and general hang-out spot tucked into a revamped bank vault on Sydney Rd. Out front you’ve got the cosy bay window—all hanging ferns, stained glass, squishy cushions and bench seating.

528B Sydney Rd, Brunswick VIC 3056

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Little Mess

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The Brunswick Mess Hall is a new Thai restaurant in the heart of Sydney Road. With its beer hall and restaurant, featuring a glittering green bar and expansive banquet table, it’s the latest meeting place for those hungry for a treat right on Sydney Road.

Inside, the philosophy is about shared experiences. For a start there’s an old-school summer punch and craft beer poured into mugs so huge that revellers won’t need to refill all night long! The menu offers up classic favourites like Pad Thai alongside contemporary takes on dishes such as Green Curry with Tofu or Spicy Chicken Wings

408 Sydney Rd, Brunswick VIC 3056

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Miss Moses

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Miss Moses Sydney road bar is a relaxed, beer-focused venue in Brunswick. The unpretentious menu offers eight Reuben sandwiches – each robust and lightly browned, stuffed to the crust with rich, pink pastrami, and sauerkraut, pickles and house-made Russian dressing.

Owner James Brown wanted to create a space where locals could come for a good feed without breaking the bank – all sandwiches are under $20. There’s also a decadent grilled-cheese sandwich with truffle oil, and a Tokyo Roll filled with spiced calamari.

581 Sydney Road, Brunswick VIC 3056

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Rascal Brunswick

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Whether you want to dine in, take-out or shop online, at Rascal Brunswick Sydney Road Bar we are passionate about great food, interesting booze and showcasing the best of Brunswick.

They have no label on our cuisine other than that it must be delicious; all dishes are made from scratch with seasonal produce sourced locally and ethically. All the charcuterie, mustard, pickles and ferments are also made in house.

341 Sydney Road, Brunswick VIC 3056

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Joey Smalls

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Joey Smalls, a bar on Sydney Road with faint echoes of their other ventures, New Guernica, Chuckle Park and Chuckle Deli. There’s music on any given day, but Fridays and Saturdays are when things really get kicking. On the former night, you’ll catch Mike Gurrie or Courtney Poulos spinning tunes while crowds sip cocktails (try the ‘Earl Grey Old Fashioned) and munch on crispy fried chicken sliders ($8).

It’s good stuff to line your stomach before getting into the range of rums, tequilas and gins (Ron Zacapa, Don Julio and Tanqueray included) and tap beers (Asahi, Blue Moon).

284 Sydney Road, Brunswick VIC 3056

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Red Betty

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Red Betty is a Brunswick institution, and for good reason. The bar has an intimate setting, perfect for live music performances. It also has 3D wallpaper, making it one of the most unique venues in Melbourne. Red Betty hosts a variety of bands, from indie-pop to post-punk to rock.

DJs playing everything from funk to soul to hip-hop. Red Betty is the perfect place for people who want to enjoy live music in a small, intimate setting. It’s tucked away in a laneway behind 859 Sydney Road, making it difficult to find for those who don’t know where it is.

859A Sydney Road, Brunswick VIC 3056

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The Bergy Seltzer

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The Bergy Seltzer is a new project from the gang that brought you a recently flooded venue. Whilst it may never be the same, they still have a beer garden, live music and can host a range of functions, whilst also being able to get affordably loose.

Open 7 Days – 4pm till 1am. The Bergy Seltzer is made using only natural ingredients with no added sugar or artificial sweeteners and has been created by bartenders for people who enjoy their drinks as much as they enjoy life itself!

68 Sydney Road, Brunswick VIC 3056

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Amelia Shaw Bar

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Amelia Shaw Sydney road bar, is a unique and exciting venue for private functions. With a capacity of up to 56 guests (30 minimum), the venue offers a range of options for events with cocktails inspired by American West Coast Deco and constructivist design and sits atop Brunswick’s Retreat Hotel.

The design of the bar takes its cues from American West Coast Deco with some constructivist and contemporary twists, creating a unique and stylish space for your event.

280 Sydney Road, Brunswick VIC 3056

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Bar Oussou

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Welcome to Bar Oussou, a place where you can experience the best in World Music.

Their musicians hail from all corners of the globe, and our programming spans a wide range of genres. Whether you’re into afro-beat, jazz, Latin music, or something more experimental, we’ve got you covered.

Come join them for a night of great music and culture! They primarily focus on World Music, and also occasionally feature other genres such as hip hop and reggae.

653 Sydney Road, Brunswick VIC 3056

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The Cornish Arms Hotel

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The Cornish Arms Hotel and Rooftop Bar is the perfect place to catch up with your vegan & non-vegan friends.

The pub has a creative and extensive range of vegan dishes available all day and night 7 days a week. With 12 craft beer taps (all Vegan) you can be spoilt for choice at this unique gastro pub in the heart of Brunswick.

Enjoy 7 days of lunch & dinner service downstairs inside or outside in the sun-drenched beer garden.

163A Sydney Road, Brunswick VIC 3056

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Biff Tannin’s

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Biff Tannins Sydney Road Bar is Melbournes first self-serve wine bar. With self-serve wine, you can choose if you’re all-in or just want a sample of 32 different options.

All the wines are available as a taster, half glass, full glass or bottle. We also have an extensive and exciting whisky list with focus on unique and uncommon whiskies from all over the world.

With over 250+ whiskies you’ll be sure to find something you love! Our pizzas are made using Caputo italian flour, San Marzano tomatoes and the freshest ingredients around!

U5/601 Sydney Road, Brunswick VIC 3056

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Brunswick Artists’ Bar

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Brunswick Artists’ Bar is a Sydney Road local, showcasing artwork and acoustic sounds from local artists. The space also provides delicious food five nights of the week, Wednesday through Sunday. They offer free gigs as well as amazing cocktails for any occasion.

With all the charm and atmosphere of a country pub mixed with the furnishing and décor of a sophisticated yet understated stylish Melbourne bar.

316 Sydney Road, Brunswick VIC 3056

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Retreat Hotel

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The Bergy Seltzer is a new project from the gang that brought you a recently flooded venue. Whilst it may never be the same, they still have a beer garden, live music and can host a range of functions, whilst also being able to get affordably loose.

Open 7 Days – 4pm till 1am. The Bergy Seltzer is made using only natural ingredients with no added sugar or artificial sweeteners and has been created by bartenders for people who enjoy their drinks as much as they enjoy life itself!

280 Sydney Road, Brunswick VIC 3056

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First & Last Hotel

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The First and Last Hotel is a true Melbourne icon. Located on Sydney Road, north of the CBD, the Bistro has something for everyone. We have fresh seafood, steaks, pastas and salads as well as pub classics like burgers, fried chicken and pies.

The bistro also offers a dedicated menu for kids with kid-sized portions to suit their tiny appetites while still tasting delicious! Including affordable seniors menu with great deals on meals that are easy on the wallet but not on flavour!

1141 Sydney Road, Coburg VIC 3058

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Edinburgh Castle Hotel

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The Edinburgh Castle is the oldest pub in Brunswick, serving up craft beer and gastro pub fare since 1887.

The family-friendly venue features a huge beer garden with plenty of space for children to enjoy themselves. With four TVs and two pool tables, it’s also perfect for sports lovers! If you’re after a quiet drink at the bar, there are plenty of seats available

681 Sydney Road, Brunswick VIC 3056

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Stay Gold

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Stay Gold is a live music venue in Brunswick, Victoria. With its unique events and open plan space, Stay Gold offers an engaging experience for locals and visitors alike. The stage area features booths, couches and retro arcade games for those who want to relax or enjoy the show from afar.

Stay Gold also has top of the line lighting and audio systems as well as bars on both sides of the stage – making it versatile enough to host any event imaginable! The evening’s entertainment can be anything from live concerts to karaoke nights.

133 Sydney Road, Brunswick VIC 3056

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The Brunswick Club

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The Brunswick Club is a newly renovated bar and venue in the heart of Sydney road in North Melbourne. Offering Foxtel sport, Keno, TAB, and exclusive members’ benefits, The Brunswick Club is perfect for a night out with friends.

With a state-of-the-art snooker room, hosting national-level tournaments and attracting some of the country’s best players, The Brunswick Club has a variety of snack foods and hearty meals are available, as well as cheap drinks.

203 Sydney Road, Brunswick VIC 3056

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Moreland Hotel

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The Moreland Hotel is a Brunswick bar located on the corner of Sydney and Moreland Roads. With a Family Bistro, Sports Bar and unique décor perfect for functions and special events, chefs are passionate about sourcing ingredients from local suppliers and producers to bring you delicious pub meals.

Whether it’s share plates, salads, steaks or classic pub fare, they’ve got you covered. Kicking back with a cold beer or cider in our Sports Bar is the perfect way to finish off a day of sightseeing.

Sydney Rd & Moreland Rd, Brunswick VIC 3056

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Bombay Rock

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If you’re looking for a place to let your hair down and party hard, then look no further than Bombay Rock Sydney Road, Brunswick’s late night party venue, with DJ’s spinning cult classics every Friday and Saturday night.

Awesome house party vibe is perfect for letting loose and having a great time, and open till 5am so you can dance the night away! Plus, there’s special guest DJ’s performing regularly, as well as great drink specials to keep you refreshed.

303 Sydney Road, Brunswick VIC 3056

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Penny’s

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The Penny Black Sydney Road Bar, Vic is reopening in late July under a new name Penny’s and with a refreshed vibe.

The pub will take the form of live music venue and beer garden complete with late-night hours, rock ‘n roll-inspired interiors and an outdoor space perfect for summertime events. Group Creative Director Matt Lane (Mamasita, Hotel Jesus) has reimagined the sticky-floored boozer under the 100 Burgers Group

420 Sydney Road, Brunswick VIC 3056

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The Woodlands Hotel

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The Woodlands Hotel is a newly renovated pub in Coburg, Victoria. The team who run the popular Rainbow Hotel in Fitzroy have taken over and turned it into a hidden wonderland, complete with a massive dog-friendly beer garden out the back.

Featuring a range of curated craft beers on tap, delicious pub meals and friendly staff, The Woodlands Hotel is perfect for any occasion. The new pop-up Beer Garden is a treat, with the container bar open on the weekends. A huge space with lots of tables and heaters.

84-88 Sydney Road, Coburg VIC 3058

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Browns Corner Hotel

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Browns Corner Hotel, your local in Coburg. They serve up quality coffee, beer, wine and spirits as well as all of your pub favourites.

Happy hour boasts a range of house wines and basics for $5 and select pots of beer for $4, 5-7pm Monday – Friday! Browns provides a warm and welcoming environment to relax and enjoy a meal and drink with your friends and family. Escape the hustle and bustle of Sydney road at Browns Corner Hotel.

502 Sydney Road, Coburg VIC 3058

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Post Office Hotel Pub

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The Post Office Hotel is a historic pub dating back to 1858, which has recently been renovated and turned into an all-inclusive space with two separate dining spaces available – the ground floor bistro and the first floor restaurant.

Melbourne’s best beers on tap alongside some of Melbourne’s finest wines, spirits and cocktails. With 3 spaces (the pub, the beer garden and the bistro) you’ll have plenty of room to enjoy their classic pub meal with some great brews or wines.

229-231 Sydney Road, Coburg VIC 3058