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The King of Tonga

164A Tennyson St, Elwood, Port Phillip, Victoria 3184, Australia
+61 3 9531 8503
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Disrespectful, arrogant, don't bother

We have lived in the area for a decade and frequented this bar on a number of occasions, we've... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
cadzowconstructions
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Melbourne, Australia
Gorgeous Little Speakeasy

This long standing gorgeous Elwoodian gem is definitely still worthy of a shout out. The variety of... read more

Reviewed May 20, 2018
903ellew
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible14%
Jan 20, 2018
“smallest pub or cost winebar with music”
Sep 15, 2017
“Quiet pint”
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164A Tennyson St, Elwood, Port Phillip, Victoria 3184, Australia
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+61 3 9531 8503
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have lived in the area for a decade and frequented this bar on a number of occasions, we've never been overly happy with the atmosphere, it is old, dirty and the owner is an overweight angry man but it has been convenient and we...More

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Stephen W, Owner at The King of Tonga, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I'm sorry that our dress policy offends you. it is in place for the the comfort of all our patrons. We are not a public bar and as such we ask ask our patrons to be respectful of others regarding their dress. 7pm on a...More

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Reviewed May 20, 2018

This long standing gorgeous Elwoodian gem is definitely still worthy of a shout out. The variety of wines and spirits is vast and impressive, and the staff they have these days are certainly up to spec with their products. It's the perfect kind of place...More

1  Thank 903ellew
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Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

This place is what a bar should be!! Friendly staff and a good selection of beers and wines. The place has a style and feel all of its own.............its the kind of place you could easily loose an afternoon. The best way to describe it...More

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Reviewed January 20, 2018

King of Tonga is hard to be labelled. It is probably the smaillest pub I have visited in my travels. Then again, it is also a winebar with little eats ordered from the pizza place next door. Then again, it could the locals' cosy drinking...More

1  Thank monistorz
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Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

Love this cute little bar full of interesting locals and blow ins! You don't find many places like this so do yourself a favour and drop in ! Limited food but you are allowed to bring food from the other cafes and consume there inside...More

1  Thank Elizabeth N
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Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

Top little bar. Was wandering back to my Airbnb when I spotted the sign. Snug and full of decent people having a decent time. Good music (Gladys Knight maybe?) and a nice pint.

1  Thank Alain M
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Reviewed August 22, 2016

The name itself endears itself worthy of a visit and it lives up to expectations with Pacific island carvings, pictures and atmosphere but after that you can enjoy great beer and wine and if your up to it a chat with the locals.The bartenders are...More

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