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Town Hall Hotel Restaurant

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Wine Bar, Gastropub, Italian
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166 Johnston Street Fitzroy | Corner of Johnston & Napier Streets, Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3065, Australia
+61 3 9416 5055
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Wed 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thu - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 32
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent

We popped in the a long lunch, and we were all very impressed. Lovely service and ambience and outstanding food. The Gnocchi was to die for; the steak was perfectly cooked and a great piece of meat. I also tried the duck and the pork and both were wonderful. The chocolate 'fondant' was really one... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
Scootar123
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Bakewell, United Kingdom
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Melbourne
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50 reviews 50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

I've eaten here many times and like many reviewers, always appreciated the food. This time was a very special occasion and the Town Hall Hotel was my choice of venue. But ...too many people crowded into a smallish room made for an uncomfortably high noise level, and food delivery came at a glacial pace: entrees arrived after we had been... More 

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Bakewell, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We popped in the a long lunch, and we were all very impressed. Lovely service and ambience and outstanding food. The Gnocchi was to die for; the steak was perfectly cooked and a great piece of meat. I also tried the duck and the pork and both were wonderful. The chocolate 'fondant' was really one of the best I've had... More 

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Mudgeeraba, Australia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We just dropped in here after a full day of shopping. Was impressed. The staff are amazing, we only had snacks and a couple of beers, but would definately go back here to have a meal next time we are in Melbourne

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Perth, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

2nd time I have been here, with a group of people. Was not disappointed. Had 11 of us, interesting menu, with additional specials. All the food was excellent, just a couple of little things, my oysters, beautiful and fresh, but were not released from their shell, bit of a dig to get them out. The pork dish was a bit... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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111 reviews 111 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The Town Hall is one of our regulars. It's great for a quick meal in the bar, very reasonable prices and interesting menu. For a dining experience in the restaurant the menu offers many choices. Really good pasta, delicious bacala, Good specials every day. Decent, but not great wine list. Harry the chef and owner is always seen rushing around,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Inner city Fitzroy leads the way with understated elegance. Ambience perfect with enough surrounding noise to create atmosphere but still hold a civilised conversation. A creative menu. Not too long and not too short. A variety of well explained "specials". The presentation and quality of the food lived up to the description. The cocktails are contemporary and stylish. Service staff... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Lovely Sunday Lunch here for four people, all meals were just delicious and the pasta is a huge highlight beautiful hand made fresh tasty pasta with simple sauces to compliment very impressed. Two of our party had scampi pasta, one gnocchi and one calamari, all brilliant. Side of crispy polenta also fantastic. You can have main or entrée sized pastas... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Excellent meal with very attentive Yorkshire food/drink server. Food excellent , wine list comprehensive, reasonable value. Restaurant tastefully decorated maintaining Art Deco original style. Tables well spaced absence of music permits conversation and business discussion . Parking an issue although one block away North ample 2 Hour spaces (no meters)

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Melbourne, Australia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Not all that exciting, but an interesting modification to an old Fitzroy pub. Reasonable lunch menu and wine list. Food was good. I didn't pay the bill, so I can't comment on value, sorry.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Recently we had our sons 21st birthday family celebration dinner for 24 guests in the private dinning room . We had a superb evening, the food was absolutely delicious, the service and attention all our guests received was outstanding, nothing was too difficult! We tailored the event to our liking, pre dinner drinks and canapés and then had our quest... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 166 Johnston Street Fitzroy | Corner of Johnston & Napier Streets, Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3065, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Yarra  >  Fitzroy
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9416 5055

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Wine Bar, Gastropub, Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?