Find some of the best Pub’s in Fitzroy. Our guide gives you hotels and pubs offering dining and entertainment in Fitzroy. Many of the venues listed have bars, bistros, restaurants and function rooms perfect to celebrate your next special occasion.
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Born in the 1860′s, rebuilt after a fire in the 1920′s, the somewhat austere exterior opens up to a pleasant and warm interior of places to meet, eat and drink. The front bar is generally blamed as a major contributor to what is now called retro-funk, but we know it as stuff friends didn’t want in their own homes. Blessed with a rambling outdoor garden, the Standard heaves under a leafy canopy despite Melbourne’s fickle weather.
From the heady days of the 90′s, as home to W-Minc Records, the Standard has always supported live music and is part of the surrounding area’s fostering of original talent.
In an age of designer decor and themed bars, the Standard has no discernible props of TABs, pool tables, jukeboxes, happy hours or blindness-inducing cocktails. People ask what sort of entertainment we have, to which we reply – “You are it” and this encapsulates the essence of the Standard’s longevity – it is many things to many people.