Find some of the best Pub’s in Melbourne CBD. Our guide gives you hotels and pubs offering dining and entertainment in the city. Many of the venues listed have bars, bistros, 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.


10 of the Best Melbourne CBD Pubs view map

  • Map Booking Images The Metropolitan Hotel
    The Metropolitan Hotel

    The Metropolitan hotel has been a Melbourne landmark for more than 150 years. Bordering the historical legal precinct it is within easy walking distance of the major hotels and theatres. The open bar soft leather seating and contemporary decor create a stylish upscale feel and can quite comfortably take its place alongside the great pubbrasseries of the world.The hotel transforms itself according to the time of day. Throughout the morning there is a competitively priced breakfast menu and barista quality coffee. At lunchtime the Hotel morphs into a stylish eatery and bar. You can have a relaxed meal in the informal and spacious downstairs cafe area or by arrangement in the slightly more formal setting upstairs. The menu offers a range of modern Australian with international contemporary food choices at unfashionably reasonable hotel prices. One of the increasingly popular favorites include the gourmet wood fired pizzas and the chicken parma an old favorite.

    Melbourne, Victoria
  • Map Booking Images Brown Alley @ The Colonial Hotel
    Brown Alley @ The Colonial Hotel

    With four function venue rooms and one of the few 24 hour licensed function venues in Melbourne you cant go past having your function at The Colonial Hotel. The Colonial Hotel Melbourne boasts heritage listing and the blue stone walls add a great visual element. Whether it's lunch dinner a private function or event we can help.

    Melbourne, Victoria
  • Map Booking Images The Elephant & Wheelbarrow Melbourne City
    The Elephant & Wheelbarrow Melbourne City

    The Elephant Wheelbarrow Pub Melbourne opened its doors approx 10 years ago and caters to a diverse range of clientele. The pub features an extensive range of beers and a traditional English menu. Providing live music and sport every Thursday Friday and Saturday night along with free WIFI there is something for everyone at the Elephant.Located in the vibrant hub of Melbourne on the corner of Bourke and Exhibition streets you can always expect great food a huge choice of beverages and service with a smile at the Elephant.So bring your friends and family to The Elephant for some good times and great cheer.

    Melbourne, Victoria
  • Map Booking Images Royal Melbourne Hotel
    Royal Melbourne Hotel

    The Royal Melbourne Hotel is one of Melbourne's mostunique dining and function venues.On the former site of Melbourne's City West Police Station RMH incorporates historical features modern architecture to culminate in one of Melbourne's most iconic venues. Equipped with 5 unique function rooms including an impressive glassenclosed Atrium heritagelisted bluestone cellblock and an allweather heated courtyard bar RMH is the perfect venue for all occasions. RMH can accommodate bookings functions of all sizes including Christmas EOFY parties birthdays trivia and corporate events weddings conferences award nights product launches networking uni nights and more...Flexible function packages and an intrinsic understanding of clients needs have formed many longterm working relationships with clientele and make booking your next event a breeze. Conveniently located within minutes from Etihad Stadium Southern Cross Station RMH is ideal for all corporate and social functions and events.

    Melbourne, Victoria
  • Map Booking Images The General Assembly South Wharf
    The General Assembly South Wharf

    Located a stones throw from the CBD next door to the Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre and with impressive city skyline and riverfront views The General Assembly is an ideal venue to hold your next function. We have a mix of indoor and outdoor areas that can accommodate a variety of different functions and events. From stand up gatherings with drinks and canaps for 400 guests to a small group of 12 in our private dining room we will make sure your experience is a memorable one.

    South Wharf, Victoria
  • Map Booking Images 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
  • Map Booking Images The Savoy Tavern
    The Savoy Tavern

    The Savoy Tavern is the perfect space for people to meet. Ideally located in what is quickly becoming the centre of Melbourne it is a melting pot for people from the Hoddle grid and Docklands with an extremely convenient interface to both the ceremonies of Etihad stadium and the transport hub Southern Cross Station.The Savoy Tavern boasts two large well appointed rooms each with their own sense of character. These spaces have a range of flexibilities which allow them to cater for small private functions of 30 50 guests to larger functions of up to 250 guests in one room. Alternatively the whole venue is available for those who are game with the ability to cater for over 500 guests.Our fully functioning kitchen provides good quality well priced food and is able to cater for sit down lunches dinners and cocktail service as well as more specific individual requirements for your function. Similarly we have a wide range of draught beer wine spirit and cocktail offerings available over our truly unique island bars.

    Melbourne, Victoria
  • Map Booking Images Young And Jacksons Melbourne
    Young And Jacksons Melbourne

    Young and Jackson is Australia's most Iconic Hotel. Beautifully restored and refurnished it is a comfortable blend of boutique bar and classic pub a perfect destination for all occasions.

    Melbourne, Victoria

Melbourne CBD Pub of the Month

European Bier Cafe
120 Exhibition Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Aer Bar is spectacular - unquestionably one of the best spots in the city for open-aer dining and drinking - a breath of fresh aer in the heart of Melbourne.

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