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407 Coventry ST, Melbourne, Victoria 3205, Australia
+61 3 9810 0086
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, Pub, Australian, Contemporary, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
407 Coventry ST, Melbourne, Victoria 3205, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Firstly the staff were friendly but not always attentive. The set course meal had some nice dishes such as the heirloom tomatoes. The aged wagyu rump was a disappointment (Costcos wagyu tastes better). The deal included a complimentary drink. The beer was served is the...More

Thank Max W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On New Year’s Day my partner and I decided to try O’Connells for the first time. We’d been meaning to try this restaurant for a while and made a reservation for 6pm. What a mistake this was. There were so many issues during our short...More

Thank Sazza186518
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the place to go when it changed the Melbourne Pub scene from very basic to fun places to eat good food. Unfortunately returning after several years it has changed but not for the better. Nothing terrible was served but nothing very good or...More

Thank George P
Reviewed December 13, 2017

What a disappointment ! ! Having had the pleasure of dining at O’Connell’s for special occasions over the past twenty years it was disappointing to see how far downhill this establishment has gone. Arrived on Monday night to be seated promptly and then waited an...More

Thank cherylsB9502GP
AVCCommunityManager, General Manager at O'Connell's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Cheryls Thank you for taking the time to reach out and leave your comments. I am extremely disappointed in reading you comments and it is highly upsetting as this is definitely not the standard that we strive for in our venues. Are you able to...More

Reviewed December 5, 2017 via mobile

A little disappointed in this meal, we come here often so will put it down to a poor menu choice. Croquettes were not flash, the burger was nice but not amazing, chips were good. Service as always was great and friendly.More

Thank Lawriem1
AVCCommunityManager, General Manager at O'Connell's, responded to this reviewResponded December 6, 2017

Lawriem, Thank you for leaving us your review. We are disappointed that you didn't enjoy your meal with us on your last visit. Please let us know when you are next heading in and we are more than happy to go through the menu in...More

Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

I have been to O’Connells several times, so I decided to take the extended family there on Saturday night for dinner in the dining room. We were on time, in fact 5 minutes early. We sat down at the table but it took 15 minutes...More

Thank Russell A
Reviewed November 24, 2017

Initially bit of a mix up re booking but all was sorted okay. It was busy but service was very good. We shared some wagyu croquettes and squid entrees then each of us had different main courses. All reported good and with the mixed in...More

Thank RoyPalmer
Reviewed November 13, 2017 via mobile

Had the fish, guests had the steak. A bottle if red. Quite, quaint sophisticated little hotel. Classic old school Melbourne. Great service would highly recommend.

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed November 9, 2017

But also an old man's pub. Didn't particularly like it all that much, and not a great range of beers either. Also it gets pretty crowded.

Thank MrDavetheSarks
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

Had lunch two times here the staff are great and the service too unfortunately my meals on both occasions were average the snapper fish dish was two tiny fillets very disappointing

Thank Stephen B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Australian, Contemporary, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 407 Coventry ST, Melbourne, Victoria 3205, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9810 0086
  • E-mail
Open Daily from 11am, O'Connell's Bar and Restaurant has an extensive Australian and International wine list, nine Craft beers on tap and exquisite menu. Wine and beer are also a focus at O'Connell's with the new list featuring over 250 wines from Australia, NZ, France, Italy, Spain and Austria. In there bar, there are 14 craft beers on tap and a concise selection of wines by the glass. Refurbished by renowned Melbourne Architects, Techne, all the key features of O'Connell's have remained with an emphasis on enhancing these characters and balancing them with modern design elements.
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