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The King of Tonga

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Enjoyable and cosy experience

This is a quaint little bar with lots of character. When trying to look for it don’t blink as you... read more

Reviewed November 16, 2018
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
via mobile
smallest pub or cost winebar with music

King of Tonga is hard to be labelled. It is probably the smaillest pub I have visited in my... read more

Reviewed January 20, 2018
Melbourne, Australia
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible12%
Nov 16, 2018
“Enjoyable and cosy experience ”
Jun 16, 2018
“Disrespectful, arrogant, don't bother”
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164A Tennyson St, Elwood, Port Phillip, Victoria 3184, Australia
+61 3 9531 8503
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Reviewed November 16, 2018 via mobile

This is a quaint little bar with lots of character. When trying to look for it don’t blink as you might miss the door entrance. Stephen the owner and his staff are extremely welcoming and create a very relaxed area. After being there for a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed June 16, 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank cadzowconstructions
Stephen W, Owner at The King of Tonga, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2018

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

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

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank 903ellew
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

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank corco70
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

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank monistorz
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

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Elizabeth N
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.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank AlainM2219
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

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank rvator
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