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Railway Hotel

280 Ferrars Street, South Melbourne, Port Phillip, Victoria 3205, Australia
+61 3 9690 5092
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Ranked #10 of 104 Restaurants in South Melbourne
Price range: $16 - $27
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Tue 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wed - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Australian, Pub, Gastropub
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Welcome to the Railway Hotel, where quality food, beer and wine has been served since 1856. Enjoy a meal 7 days a week, in Melbourne’s premier courtyard (beer garden), or cozy up by one of our three fire places. Never been to the Railway? Come on down and discover Melbourne’s Best Steak Night every Wednesday.
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English first
Rutherglen, Australia
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Have been to this 'local' a few times now, and not been disappointed, the last being a 30th birthday celebration. We had the dining area exclusively for the lunch and the afternoon and then for those of us still enjoying a great spring day in Melbourne we were offered the front bar exclusively until 6.00pm. and platter finger food was... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 NEW

I have eaten here a few times now, always enjoyed the overall experience and had a great steak, cooked to perfection and top quality cuts - these guys really know how to cook steaks. can get busy so booking is available at peak times. - I am beck in Melbourne over Christmas - this will definitely be on the to... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

$15 steak night Wednesdays. Mine was 350gm porterhouse medium with pepper sauce, chips and salad. Steak was awesome. Very tender and cooked appropriately. My son had battered fish and chips and salad. 2 good size pieces fish, generous serve of fried and fresh salad. Desert was chocolate mud cake $5 which was a bit dry but the mains more than... More

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Bundoora, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Had my wedding reception here last Saturday, and the staff were amazing. Everything ran perfectly, everyone loved the food, and the private room with the fireplace was perfect for a freezing winter night. Would definitely recommend the Railway Hotel for private functions.

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Dined last night (16 July) to celebrate our son's 23rd birthday....magnificent! "Steak night" proved to be a wonderful gift.... The boys had the featured porterhouse steak which came with chips and salad. They chose mushroom sauce and had a cheeky bowl of lovely potato mash on the side. The steaks were perfectly cooked and generous size - great value... Us... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Called into this eclectic little pub for the second time the other week and again was impressed. My wife and I are always looking for places to eat out with the kid’s as our two boys love eating as much as they love running around and discovering new places. Over the past 6 months we have had some weird and... More

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Milawa, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Dining these days too often you seem to have to trade of service and quality for a relaxed environment. This place really steps up to the plate. With an old school quality hotel charm and a great beer garden (both under cover open seating), the staff had great bar knowledge and made you feel like you are a part of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Some of the best food we have ever eaten at any pub in Melbourne by far. Very generous portions,amazing flavours n tastes. Not to mention there amazing porterhouse steak with the best jus ive ever had. Staff are very good n friendly. Couldn't do enough for you. Great friendly atmosphere,with a fire place that would make any one warm. A... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Four of us went there for dinner. The menu wasnt even organised when we got there at 6.30pm. The meals were decently priced but were really small & barely filling. I ordered a soup after my meal due to being hungry still & after fourty minutes of watching other peoples food come out who ordered after me, it still didnt... More

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Gold coast
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Had a Wednesday $10 lunch time burger. Great bun, very tasty. The patty was actually real meat, not frankenstein meat some chains pu in their burgers. The $10 is only a new deal so it was a bit quiet when I visited. I'll be back.

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