Handpicked by a Melbourne Local Expert, we bring you our guide to 'Best Bars & Pubs In Melbourne'.

Melbourne has had pubs since the early days and you don't have to walk far to find one very much following the trend toward being much more than just a male dominated ale houses for workers. Today, they cater for families and couples with emphasis on quality food at good value for money prices.  

European Bier Cafe

Centrally located, close to public transport and this is a firm favourite with many Melburnians. With a traditional pub feel, there's always a good menu selection complimented by a wide range of beers and an excellent selection of European brews at reasonable prices with happy hours paying dividends. Whatever your sporting preference, The Euro has varied local and international live sports f...

Imperial South Yarra

Located in the heart of Chapel Street's popular dining and fashion area, Imperial is a unique bar and restaurant where you can taste delicious dishes and premium beverages. This bar has comfortable outdoor seating area and private indoor area, both can be booked as a place for celebrating birthday, engagements or any other events. Imperial offers tasty dishes prepared only with fresh ingredi...

Young & Jackson

Landmark pubs and hotels don't come more iconic than Young and Jackson. Perfectly situated, the combination of boutique bar and refined pub can be found on the busy corner of Swanston & Flinders Streets with Flinders Street station and Federation Square being adjacent to the front door. Finely refurbished, it is the ideal meeting place for refreshing ales of course but also hot mulled cider ...

Melbourne Central Lion Hotel

Melbourne Central Lion Hotel is a welcoming dining place available for all those who want to enjoy delicious food and pleasant atmosphere. Melbourne Central Lion Hotel is an excellent place for all who are looking for tasty dishes, lively atmosphere and friendly service. Here you can find traditional Australian as well as English dishes prepared with fresh seasonal ingredients and combine th...

The Grand Hotel

The Grand Hotel is a place where you can enjoy tasteful food, high quality drinks, attentive and fast service and relaxed atmosphere. The Grand Hotel owns award-winning dining room where you can find traditional Italian dishes prepared with fresh ingredients, according to the recipe of skilled Italian chefs. You can use this room for both lunch and dinner with your company in order to celebrate a...

The Mitre Tavern

With a beautiful fireplace for the cold days and a picturesque beer garden for the lovely summer days, The Mitre Pub will suit your needs and tastes in every part of the year. The cosy ambience that comes from its rustic old-style furniture is attractive to younger and also older population as they can enjoy delicious meals supported with a wide range of local and imported beers, fine wines and c...

Insignia on Flinders

Perfectly located and easy to find, Insignia on Flinders is a family owned and run business since 1982 that offers a comfortable space and friendly service where anybody and everybody is welcome. Immediately opposite Sea Life and with a tram stop right outside, Insignia on Flinders is both easy to find and the perfect location to meet with friends or family for a great meal and drink or alterna...

Imperial Hotel Bourke Street

Amazing food a great prices and a warm welcome comes as standard at the Imperial Hotel  at the Spring Street end of Bourke Street in Melbourne's CBD. Great atmosphere and friendly staff at this awesome venue that comes with a roof top bar offering an incredible vista across the city and Parliament House. Plenty of great food, screened world sport and ice cold beer! Serves lunch,...

Half Moon

Half Moon boasts two spacious levels, where visitors can relax and enjoy the comfort and relaxing ambience whilst they have their drink or meal. The extensive menu offers wide selection of cold, warm, alcoholic as well as non alcoholic drinks and delicious seasonal meals but the pub still offers its standard dishes. All prepared with fresh local and imported products, Half Moon is one of the adm...

Bridie O'Reilly's

Bridie O'Reilly's is one of the most famous Irish bars in Melbourne and a place which is often visited by both travellers and locals. This pub serves delicious food including snacks, different types of pizza, plates to share with friends, classical meals and mains. Furthermore, Bridie O'Reilly's serves many delicious desserts and has an extensive list of drinks including beers on tap, ciders on ...

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