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The Mitre Tavern

5 Bank Place, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
03-9670 5644
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Ranked #3 of 211 nightlife in Melbourne
Most recent review
- May 5, 2014
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Hallett Cove
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121 reviews 121 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Poor phone reception means the boss can not track you down on your business lunch (tee hee). But seriously this place is great. It is packed to the rafters most lunchtimes and overflowing, al-fresco style with shades and heaters to warm you whilst drinking your ice-cold beer.. The eatery is great with an excellent choice of mix and match, e.g.,... More

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Melton, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

The atmosphere at this Pub is just great, it looks like a turn of the 20th century Pub, the meals are suburb and the service excellent. Loved the outside dining area it was full of people all enjoying a get together and good dining experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

The Mitre is reputed to be the oldest building in Melbourne and that means something in this Australian city which oozes history and style. For a UK visitor entering the Mitre seems very familiar - reminiscent of an upmarket old English country pub. There is a large bar area and a bistro downstairs and the restaurant is located up a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

Ok, so ever since I've been in Melbourne I've eaten at numerous new steak houses, which pop up all over the city... But that's what I was doing wrong: rather than a new establishment I should have gone to the oldest! Cause I've now found the best steak in Melbourne at The Mitre (the oldest pub in Melbourne) and I'm... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2008

This tiny pub is a little piece of early Melbourne history among far larger built forms. The staff are friendly, and a reasonable number of after-work imbibers usually attend on Friday nights. However on my last visit during the Australian Rules (local football) season, the crowd was a bit rowdy. This wasn't what I had observed on previous visits so... More

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