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94-96 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
03-9639-8444
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thu 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 34
    Excellent
  • 87
    Very good
  • 40
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely exciting pub

We decided to have lunch here but because we were going out to Ant's for dinner we shared a Ploughmans. It was large enough for two even though we purchased it for one. We had this on our last visit and it was nasty but they have tweaked it and for the better. Everything was fresh and the ham was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
chris w
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Adelaide, Australia
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Adelaide, Australia
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118 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We decided to have lunch here but because we were going out to Ant's for dinner we shared a Ploughmans. It was large enough for two even though we purchased it for one. We had this on our last visit and it was nasty but they have tweaked it and for the better. Everything was fresh and the ham was... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

A generous friend took me to lunch here (and then bought another lunch for a homeless man we know who passed by). I had a slow-braised Guinness Beef Brisket ($28), asking for chips instead of mashed potato (no problem!), and my friend had Lamb Shanks ($25), also buying a burger and chips ($20) for our homeless friend. This was a... More 

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Picton, New Zealand
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Had dinner and a few drinks thoroughly recommend the Venison Pie floater slow cooked venison in a tasty gravy with a great short pastry crust served on creamy mash with mushy peas, partner had the slow cooked braised beef said it was great too.Good service and friendly atmosphere.

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Adelaide
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198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 256 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I travel to Melbourne frequently and I have often walked past this pub and thought about calling in for dinner - but most times it is standing room only. On my last visit I finally called in and found a table. I ordered a dark ale and a Parma - pretty safe pub fare. While the food was nice enough,... More 

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Yandina, Australia
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

I dropped in here for a couple of beers with friends. Unpretentious and a variety of beers on tap. Nice atmosphere.

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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

This place has a great range of beers but we struggled to find a table that didn't have dirty dishes on it. Some stayed on our table all through our dinner even though a waitress walked past 3 times. They have separate bar areas for ordering food and alcohol which I like and the beepy thing service that goes off... More 

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Perth, Australia
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We ate here twice while in Melbourne recently and were not disappointed. Good honest Pub food, huge serves for $20-$25 and very tasty. Great beers on tap and a good English pub vibe. This was our fave watering hole while there and I will definitely return

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Melbourne, Australia
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54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This is the perfect venue for lunch before the game with reasonable opening hours (doors at 11am: kitchen at 12) and an easy stroll to the MCG. The ambience is surprisingly cosy, but the TV screens can be a bit of a distraction. Most importantly, they keep a pretty good barrel, particularly 'Old Speckled Hen' and 'Kilkenny' - a pricey... More 

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Murray Bridge, Australia
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10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

A cosy nice pub which was warm and inviting on a cold winters night. Very busy so assumed it was good for a feed. A little dissappointed, food was just average. The wait was a little long as well. Possibly wouldnt go back.

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I was feeling extremely hungry after my trip from Adelaide this morning and not having eaten decided to go for a walk to find somewhere to eat. After looking in the window I noticed this pub to be very busy, so a busy restaurant is a good restaurant usually. I looked at the menu and the staff are very friendly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 94-96 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: 03-9639-8444

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 am

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