Gastropub Restaurants Melbourne
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Planning lunch or dinner out with friends? Melbourne has some of the best Gastropub dining options including restaurants that offer everything from fine dining to cheap casual lunches with a glass of wine. Choose from some of the best Gastropub Restaurants in Melbourne.
The Woodlands Hotel
The city of Moreland’s oldest hotel has been transformed into a hidden wonderland, specialising in all things Victorian with 100% local craft beer and wine. Our chef seamlessly mixes the classics with dishes designed to tantalise your tastebuds, focusing on locally grown produce wherever possible. Comprising three distinct and inviting areas, the downstairs bar and beer garden create a casual and relaxed setting with concrete eagles, dragons heads and 1920s film projectors. If you can tear yourself away from the eclectic décor and venture upstairs to the dining room you will discover the jewel in The Woodlands’ crown. Take a seat in one of our grand thrones, or get cosy in one of the booths under the watchful eye of our giant toy soldiers and lose yourself in the Sailor Jerry tattoo themed artwork that adorns the walls. Whatever the occasion The Woodlands Hotel is the true hidden gem you’ve been looking for.
The Kingston Richmond
Tucked away in the heart of Richmond, just 5 minutes away from the CBD, the Kingston Hotel with its old style charm and modern features is a hidden treasure and is the perfect spot to getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city. Whether it’s for a quiet drink or your wedding, the Kingston Hotel offers a variety of options. Built in the 1800’s, the original features and vibrant history have been maintained with its beautiful paved courtyard and grass beer garden offering a peaceful and quiet setting. After a recent extension, the Kingston Hotel boasts a stunning sunlight filled and air-conditioned restaurant with floor to ceiling windows, which overlooks both outdoor areas. The Kingston Hotel offers a warm and welcoming experience all year round. Whether you want to sit in front of the cozy fireplace in the winter with a wine, or take a seat out in our beer garden with a beer through summer, it’s always the right time to visit. Restaurant The Kingston Restaurant offers you an a la carte dining experience. With the capacity to seat 100 people, this bright sun filled restaurant overlooking the garden is perfect for all occasions. Our Modern Australian cuisine has been created by our chefs to enhance each dining experience. The combination of modern earthy tones, floor to ceiling windows and original decor makes the Kingston Restaurant a relaxed, warm and inviting place to dine. Open daily for both lunch and dinner. The restaurant is available for all occasions. Functions The Kingston Hotel is suitable for all style of events. Whether it is an engagement, Business Seminar, Dinner, Luncheon or Breakfast, Product Launches, Themed Events, Birthdays, Anniversaries or Weekly or Monthly meetings, the Kingston can cater for all your requirements. Whether you have a small gathering or a large event, the Kingston has a range of spaces to suit your needs. Offering sit down menu options or stand up canapé style, our function pack includes all the options for your selection.
East of Everything
Hidden away above BarNone and signposted very subtly, we offer some of the most surprising and welcome city views in the east, this discreet and understated manner being at the very heart of our charm. With six rotating beers on tap and constant keg changes, we pride ourselves on our craft beer range. The extensive list offers both locally-brewed and imported craft beer and cider – the perfect bevvies to complement any of our southern-style dishes. Some local brewers often featured on tap include Red Hill, Kaiju, Wolf of the Willows, Exit, Holgate Brewery, Moo Brew, Hargreaves Hill and many more. We also like to think we offer something for everyone, if your drink of choice isn’t beer trust us we have you covered. Our menu is driven by distinct southern flavours – think Buffalo Chicken Wings, Spicy Quesadillas, Flavoursome Gumbo and Beef Debris. Hearty and soulful, our menu transports you to balmy, downtown New Orleans.
Wilson & Market
Wilson and Market is a Cafe, Restaurant, Bar, Private Dining Room & Function Space, located at the Prahran Market Entrance, Commercial Road, South Yarra. After putting his winning touch to some of Melbourne's most exciting, well-respected restaurants in the past 20 years, award-winning chef Paul Wilson has finally arrived with his first, highly anticipated solo venture, perched between bustling Commercial Rd and the historic foodie hub of Prahran Market. The new luxe urbane eatery and bar, Wilson & Market, offers a quintessential Melbourne dining experience, underpinned with the best local talent, seasonal, biodynamic and organic produce, sustainable seafood and considered luxe interiors. Wilson & Market is the perfect venue to host your next special occasion. Choose from 1 of 2 unique spaces, the stunning private function room or all weather terrace bar with indoor, outdoor atrium. Located next the Commercial Road entrance of the Prahran Market it's an easy 2 minute walk from Chapel Street, South Yarra or by the 78 or 72 route trams. All of W&M's menus, due to seasonal produce from their own farms, are bespoke, essentially tailor made to your requirements & budget. There are 2 dedicated areas for your celebration: Option 1: The private dining room accommodates 20-40 guests seated & 60 standing up, complete with private bar & separate entrance. It’s an excellent option for a range of private or corporate events. Option 2: The terrace bar is an ideal space & ambiance for a fun cocktail event for up to 80 guests. This indoor & outdoor atrium complete with retractable roof has a luxe Mediterranean vibe, private sound system & late liquor license, making this the hottest party ticket in town.
The Lincoln is a grand old Carlton hotel built in 1854. Since the end of 2014, she has seen a new lease of life under the direction of Iain Ling (ex MoVida) on the floor and Howard Stamp (ex MoVida, Green Park Dining) in the kitchen. The menu is available throughout the venue 7 days a week lunch and dinner, with the kitchen closing at 10pm every night and all day dining available on weekends. The kitchen works closely with small regional suppliers and is focused on using sustainable and seasonal produce, with as much as possible made in-house, from their bread, mustard and pickles to curing their own free-range bacon. The public bar has retained its art-deco features, with 12 taps featuring craft beer, showcasing speciality brewing at its best, and trusty Carlton Draught for when the footy is on the big screen. The space lends itself to a variety of areas suitable for groups of any size, whether a sit-down meal in the semi-private dining room, or standing canapés in the front bar. With generous group menus and a wine list focused on small interesting producers, there are plenty of pleasant surprises to be found if you are keen to try something a little different. There is a bottleshop available over the bar so if you find something in the list you like, you can always take an extra one home with you. If it’s a celebration you’re planning, they have you covered, be it for birthday engagement, anniversary or family get-togethers, the warm and professional team will work with you closely to make sure every last detail of your celebration is right for you. For a more intimate night, why not treat your loved one to a ‘Full Lincoln’ where you put your trust in the chef’s hands as they feed you eight of their favourite dishes over the course of the meal. Lunch specials for $18 are available from noon to 3pm and happy hour specials are on everyday until 6pm.
Fitzroy Town Hall Hotel
Welcome to Fitzroy Town Hall Hotel! Fresh new life has been pumped into this classic public house by chef Sean Donovan and his team. A series of cosy and intimate beautifully curated spaces offering a wide range of drinking and dining experiences have been created. The venue offers four distinct areas, a traditional yet stylish public bar complete with vintage tiling, wood panelling and a snug offering premium craft beverages and casual dining spaces. The bistro dining room has a hunting lodge feel with rich tartans, textured wallpaper and ambient lighting alongside a juxtaposing light, green and lush conservatory feel dining area. Exclusive private dining is offered in the old wine cellar and is perfect for a range of special occasions from intimate wedding parties to corporate events. The upstairs level has been restored to its former glory to offer a flexible and accommodating space. This gorgeous area will cater to dining, functions, bar and lounge areas and access to the balcony which overlooks Johnson Street. Fitzroy Town Hall Hotel offers a variety of generous, quality driven, unpretentious dining experiences as well as accommodating those who simply wish to come in, pull up a bar stool and enjoy a nice cold beer! Our menu focuses on seasonal, fresh, artisan ingredients with a European flavour. Premium beef and seafood, smokey wood bbq and rotisserie echo Donovan’s rustic and generous yet finessed style of cooking. Ultimately our goal is to recreate the ambiance of the quintessential corner pub that offers excellent food with Donovan’s well-known generosity in portions and flavour.
The Metropolitan Hotel
The Metropolitan Hotel on William Street is a contemporary pub offering a modern Australian menu, pub classics and wood fired pizza, craft beer & private functions in the heart of the city. The hotel's renovated interior meets a contemporary sharing menu for a dining experience worthy of its 160-year history. Twelve beers on tap. Curated wine and spirits. Proud Mary Coffee and Aunty Peg's pastries. Groups from 10- 300. Whether you're stopping by for thier express $18 lunch menu or enjoying a leisurely after-work session, the Metropolitan Hotel is bound to be your new 'old favourite.' Group bookings and pre-ordering are their specialty! The level one function room has been stylishly designed to offer an elegant contemporary feel and a great first impression. Finished with an open fireplace, elegant lighting, an informal seating area and a fully serviceable bar area that makes it the perfect space for a private function in the CBD, This flexible space can be arranged to suit any style of event from formal cocktail parties for corporate events, Christmas parties, barmitzvah’s or engagement celebrations to more casual gatherings for 21st birthdays and more, It also lends itself perfectly to private sit down dinners, annual general meetings, trivia nights and business meetings where guests can choose from a range of floor plans to suit their unique needs, With Flagstaff station 50 metres away, the 55 tram on the doorstep and ample on and off street parking, transport to and from the venue is convenient. Interstate visitors, or those looking for an extra special night will find themselves spoilt for choice with the many accommodation options in close proximity. Facilities Include: Data Projector & Screen Wireless Microphone Lectern Whiteboard and Flip Chart Special Occasion Lighting Theming Service
The Laurel Hotel
The Laurel Hotel has been in existence since 1853 making it one of the oldest Public Bars in Melbourne. We are your Local Corner Hotel with a little bit more. Great food & an atmosphere to match. Our Hotel comprises of Bistro 289, rooftop beer garden, modern and renovated sports bar withTAB facilities, dedicated spaces for special occasions & new lounge bar. Enjoy traditional food or modern Australian cuisine, cooked with love by our head chef and her amazing team and served to you by our friendly staff. We have a range of spaces to suit all styles and budgets, from a birthday party to wedding reception we can cater to all. Our Spaces Comfortable & Stylish Bistro 289 with outdoor courtyard // Seats up to 150 Can be booked for private groups. Private Dining Area The Atrium offers a Dining Space away from the crowds with fireplace and large TV // Seats 24 // Set Menus available Sports Bar - Pub TAB w/ EBT's // Fox Sports // Sky Racing // Outside heated Courtyard w' TV // Bar Meals // Daily drink & food specials. Roof Top Beer Garden // Undercover & Heated // Extensive Menu // Fully Equipped Bar Large range of tap & bottled beers & ciders // Live Music featuring Local Talents OPEN ALL DAY, EVERY DAY Bistro 289 is a comfortable Bistro with a Menu to suit all taste buds. Offering traditional style food as well as an array of other dishes - entrees, mains and housemade desserts. Our Parmagiana, is still our best seller but for something different try our 'Crispy Skin Pork Belly', our delicious and tender 'Seasoned Calamari' or our Regulars Favorite 'Spaghetti Marinara' or 'Amercian Pork Ribs'. Our Head Chef continues to create delectable and modern menu items to suit all seasons. Children are always welcome and have their own menu at $12.50 which includes a kids main, kids soft drink and kids dessert. We have a monthly colouring competition where kid's can win a $25 Myer or Toys R Us voucher.