Best Sports Bars in Melbourne’s CBD

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Best Irish Pubs and Sports Bar’s in Melbourne!

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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…

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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…

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Highlander Bar

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 venue is ideal for lunch, dinner, drinks or your next function. 11A Highlander Lane – read more…

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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…

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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…

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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 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…

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The Bottom End

Transformed from a traditional Irish pub that stayed true to its heritage. The Bottom End sports a modest variety of tap beers and back shelf beverages to ease you into the weekend. Think of the equivalent to a Los Angeles dive bar with a love of sports and plenty of screens playing the biggest live games. 579 Little Collins Streetread more…

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The Crafty Squire

The Crafty Squire offers the entire Squire range and is the CBD’s only working micro-brewery producing handcrafted ales brewed on site . This is a place for beer lovers, with everything from crisp easy drinking lagers to big hoppy craft ales with great traditional pub food to match. 127 Russell Street – read more…

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Transport Hotel

Located in the vibrant hub of Melbourne’s CBD, Transport Hotel Public Bar is the launching pad for your next night out. Catch a game on the big screens, listen to great live music and catch-up with friends. Enjoy the view from any one of three outdoor areas overlooking the Yarra river, Federation Square and Flinders street. Located on the corner of Flinders & Swanston Street – read more…

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Turf Sports Bar Melbourne

Turf Bar is a traditional pub with a bustling warm atmosphere. Boasting six plasma screens, additional bigh screens and private screening booths it’s one of the best places to watch live spots! Enjoy drinks, pub classic meals and pool tables along 131 Queen Street – read more…

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Young and Jacksons

Young and Jacksons is Melbourne’s most iconic hotel, opposite Flinders Station in the busiest part of the CBD. You’ll find a beautifully restored heritage listed building with a modern take on your traditional pub with a rooftop cider bar. 1 Swanston Street – read more…

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The Charles Dickens Tavern

The Charles Dickens Tavern is a British pub located at the Block Arcade Collins street. Serving traditional pub fare and an extensive selection of beer and wine creating an atmosphere with a warm welcoming charm. 290 Collins Street – read more…

street view of the elephant and wheelbarrow traditional English pub at night with street lamps on and tree on footpath on bourke street in cbd

The Elephant & Wheelbarrow

The Elephant and Wheelbarrow British Pub opened its doors over 20 years ago and features and extensive range of beers and a traditional English menu. Providing multiple sport screens and live music in the vibrant hub of Melbourne. 94-96 Bourke Street – read more…

patrons being served guinness and whiskies in P.J.O'Brien's circular side bar in Southbank Irish Pub

PJ O’Brien’s Irish Pub

P.J.O’Brien’s Irish Pub & Restaurant offers a glimpse of Ireland in Southbank, Melbourne. Offering lunch & dinner, Guinness and Whiskies from all over the world. If you’re local or just passing through, there’s something to suit every taste bud. 16/3 Southgate Ave, Southbank – read more…