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Railway Hotel

$$ - $$$, ,
280 Ferrars St, Melbourne, Victoria 3205, Australia
+61 3 9690 5092
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brisket” (12 reviews)
“steak” (41 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
280 Ferrars St, Melbourne, Victoria 3205, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on steak night, a Tuesday night, place was really busy. Free WiFi was cool. Steaks were a good size and came out quickly. Beers were cool. Staff were pretty cool too. It was cool that there was plenty of parking too. It was a...More

Thank Matt D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They never disappoint. Service ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Food ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Atmosphere ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I love coming back here. I always feel welcome and the staff are always so welcoming. Haven’t been here in a while and they still knew my name and what I drink. Thanks guys.

Thank Alex W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What’s not to love about a good old fashioned pub with a fantastic no pokies mantra. Great beer garden, it has a pool table for the kids to play on and you can bring your dog!!!

1  Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Railway hotel, while serving great food and having a modern outdoor area, retains the charm of the Aussie pub that is getting more difficult to find. The bar is large and still old school timber, there’s an open fire and even a pool table...More

1  Thank 321cameronm
Reviewed August 16, 2017

Had heard about this place from a work colleague. Sauntered up to the bar and ordered a 300 gram steak with sweet potato chips, salad and mushroom sauce. My fellow diner tried the southern fried chicken burger. Grabbed a Yarra Valley Pinot and took a...More

Thank Jasewasere
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Great place to catch up with friends. I ordered a steak and then changed my mind and went for the slow cooked brisket. It was amazing and enormous. The sweet potato fries and slaw were the perfect accompaniment. Highly recommended.

Thank jimmyhendriks
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Hadn't been for awhile which was a big missteak!! Had one of the best steaks I have ever had for lunch today and what I didn't realize is that it's steak "day" not just steak night special. Will be back for Parma day asap. Very...More

Thank Leonk0607
Shayne G, Owner at Railway Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2017

Hello Leon Thank you for your lovely review. We look forward to seeing you in the Hotel again soon. Cheers

Reviewed July 28, 2017

We were advised by our local plumber Rod to try this hotel for a lazy Friday lunch. What a great find, the food and service from the staff and especially from Shayne was exceptional and we will be back for sure with friends.

Thank Raymond R
Reviewed July 24, 2017

This is my 4th time here, the chefs specials......simply delicious........the appetisers, yum,the service outstanding!!!! the venue just beautiful,what can I say, check it out.

Thank luvmyfood2016
Reviewed July 20, 2017

This old pub is a wonderful place. Warm atmosphere. Always excellent and friendly customer service. Food is good. I always come for drinks and enjoy it.

3  Thank XMOS69
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $24
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 280 Ferrars St, Melbourne, Victoria 3205, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9690 5092
  • E-mail
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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