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Find some of the best Pub’s in Melbourne with good bistros. Our guide gives you hotels and pubs offering dining and entertainment with a bistro. Many of the venues listed have bars, restaurants and function rooms perfect to celebrate your next special occasion.


Our editors have done the research so you are free to browse by facilities, location or even popular searches.

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  • Prince Patrick Hotel
    Prince Patrick Hotel

    Private booths, leather lounges, communal fireplace, full bar service. The decor and atmosphere is reminiscent of a cosmopolitan cafe. The Lounge is ideal for a lazy meal, coffee and cake, or a long afternoon of unwinding. Once settled, you may never want to leave.

    Collingwood, Victoria
  • The Castle Hotel
    The Castle Hotel

    Nestled in the leafy streets of North Melbourne, the Castle hotel is a little gem and a perfect place to meet with friends, enjoy a drink and share a delicious meal. Featuring a restaurant, lounge bar, Sports bar and accommodation, this relaxed and friendly pub is your one stop choice. Conveniently located close to the city, it is also easily accessible by public transport ( Trams and buses ) but also offers ample parking in the surrounding streets. Whether you are after an express lunch or a social dinner, our kitchen has it all, offering small plates to share, classic pub meals or contemporary gourmet dishes all at affordable prices. The Castle Hotel is open for lunch and dinner from 12 pm through to 9pm seven days a week. The main bar features a wide range of tap beers with a focus on fine Belgian beers and Australian Craft beers all complemented by mainstream local classics. With an extensive selection of local and imported bottled beverages as well as quality wines and spirits, there is a beverage to suit everyone and every occasion. The newly refurbished Sports bar is an ideal place to watch a game of footy on the maxi screen and or challenge your mates with a game of pool.

    North Melbourne, Victoria
  • Temperance Hotel
    Temperance Hotel

    Modern Chapel Street Pub Cocktail Bar Functions Located in the heart of bustling Chapel Street, Temperance Hotel is a casual, relaxed local pub perfect for lunch, dinner or a night out. Kick back and relax with a cold beer or glass of wine, enjoy a pizza or a meal from their modern pub menu. Open everyday from noon till late.

    South Yarra, Victoria
  • Transport Hotel
    Transport Hotel

    Located on the corner of Flinders street and St Kilda Rd, in Federation square, Transport Public Bar is located opposite Flinders St Station and one of the main Tram hubs on St Kilda Rd it is also a quick walk along the Yarra to the MCG, Melbourne Park and AMMI Park stadiums making this truly in the heart of Melbourne. The public bar is a relaxed friendly place where all are welcome.

    Melbourne, Victoria

Pub Bistro of the Month

Emerald Hotel
415 Clarendon Street, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

The Emerald, a traditional, but unique hotel. A country pub in town with ambience. An impressive hotel with a loyal & eclectic following. Convivial and relaxing.

The food is excellent, the wine list extensive and the staff are friendly & efficient.

Great venue for corporate functions, business meetings, family celebrations, get-togethers, reunions, farewells, great parties and even weddings. We can personally tailor your occasion to suit your budget.

Tram goes past the door, close to the city, yet a stone’s throw to the Grand Prix track and the Aquatic Centre.

Run by the Lewis Family for over 16 years - has won many prestigious awards. The Lewis’ take great pride in the hotel, extending warm hospitality and courteous attention to all their guests.

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