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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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Bar, Pub, Australian, Contemporary, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
407 Coventry ST, Melbourne, Victoria 3205, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed October 13, 2017

On the whole the food was good. But after reading the hyped up reviews I expected a heck of a lot more. Dined on a cold Spring night, but if you weren't near the tiny fireplace you were bound to shiver through your meal. One...More

Thank BlackIceMelbourne
Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were visiting Melbourne from Perth and after doing much internet research, chose O'Connell's for a late Saturday lunch. Everything we ate was exceptional - including one of the best steak tartare's we have ever had and mashed potato to die for....More

Thank LittleLiability
AVCCommunityManager, Manager at O'Connell's, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2017

Thank you for the wonderful review Trish! We're happy to hear about your dining experience with us and that you were satisfied with both our food and the service that you we're provided with on the night. We hope to see you around the next...More

Reviewed August 14, 2017

Heard a lot about this place, and was expecting gastronomic pub food. Surprised to find we booked into the restaurant adjacent to the pub. Excellent food and service, with our waitress being very efficient and never looked flustered, even though it was reasonably busy for...More

Thank Ian K
AVCCommunityManager, Manager at O'Connell's, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2017

Hi Ian, Thank you for taking the time to leave your great review. We are happy to hear about your wonderful experience and hope to see you again soon!

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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, Special occasions, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
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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