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Young and Jackson's Hotel

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Address: Cnr Swanston & Flinders Sts, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 9650 3884
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Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 am
Description: Young and Jackson is Australia's most Iconic Hotel. Beautifully restored...
Young and Jackson is Australia's most Iconic Hotel. Beautifully restored and refurbished it is a comfortable blend of boutique bar and classic pub, a perfect destination for all occasions. Situated on the vibrant corner of Swanston and Flinders street Y&J's is the perfect place to meet with friends, watch sports on our big screens, enjoy a drink or share a meal. Our ground floor bars feature a range of over 30 taps with a focus on a wide variety of Australian Craft beer and Cider, Complemented by mainstream local classics. Chloe's Rooms on the first floor offer a relaxed destination. With comfortable couches, boutique beers, fine wine, unique cocktails and unrivalled views of Melbourne's most iconic sights. This is the home of the famous 'Chloe' who has graced the bar walls of Young and Jackson for over a century. On our rooftop is the unique and quirky Cider Bar. With 8 ciders on tap and a massive selection of local and imported ciders in bottle, this is the ideal bar to settle in for a refreshing bevie. In winter, mulled cider will keep you warm on a cold winters' eve. Food is available on all levels of the hotel with classic pub fare available in our downstairs bistro and bars and in our rooftop cider bar. Tapas and a la carte dining are available upstairs.
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Great bar, disappointing meal

I love young and jacksons, don't get me wrong I visit every time I'm in Melbourne. This time however was cut short after a very disappointing meal. We ordered the handcut chips... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

I love young and jacksons, don't get me wrong I visit every time I'm in Melbourne. This time however was cut short after a very disappointing meal. We ordered the handcut chips with garlic and rosemary and what came out was nothing what you'd imagine. The potatoes had pretty much been cut into thirds and then fried- this meant most... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

went on St Patricks Day for Guiness great atmosphere beautifully restored hotel If you are in Melbourne it's a must right opposite Flinders st station

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Authentic, original Melbourne pub. Chloe is worth the visit, and don't miss the Rooftop Bar. Strangely the food is just average, service is okay, but the beer is very fresh :-) Location means a bit pricey, but must visit once at least

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Young and Jackson's is a historic and iconic Melbourne pub, directly opposite Flinders St Station, and home to the renowned 19th-century nude portrait of 'Chloe'. I did not check out Chloe, who is to be found in the upstairs and more upmarket restaurant that bears her name. Instead I settled in at a window seat in the ground-floor bar looking... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Was told I should visit here and visit Chloe! Had a few drinks at the rooftop bar as it was a nice night. Only saw it as we passed up the stairs was was really lovely inside. Is in a great location right beside Flinders station and Federation Square.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Met up with a mate for a few quiet drinks in Chloe's bar at Y&Js. Our window seats offered great views over Swanston and Flinders. We sampled beers and wine while looking down on the madding crowd. This is an excellent, central venue. On this occasion we did not dine but based on previous experience strongly recommend both the formal... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

After a walking tour, we stopped off for a drink or two and really enjoyed just sitting near the window and watching the crowd pass by. It is a central location and we also enjoyed that it had a historial significant as mentioned by our guide. Pricy drinks but when you are on holiday, why not enjoy....:)

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Went to have drink and watch some live cricket with friends. The bar staff were absolutely miserable, one of the other patrons asked if he could get a smile with his beer - needless to say they didn't go down well! There were two ladies behind the bar and they just seemed annoyed just to service you, the bar manager... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

Great to visit after work. The staff are great here and I really like their rooftop cider bar. They have some really good options. Can't wait to return.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

This pub has history in spades. I enjoy leading visitors upstairs to see the famous late-nineteenth century painting "Chloe". And I've also found the downstairs eating zone quite OK for a meal and drink. At night the area around Flinders Street station and Y and J's becomes very congested with groups of young people who've been drinking etc, so I... More 

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