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Young and Jackson's Hotel

Cnr Swanston & Flinders Sts, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9650 3884
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Hideous experience - possibly worst ever!

Visited there before the Essendon Geelong May ‘18 game with two friends. Bar maid was extremely... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lee A
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Brisbane
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Good food in historic pub

Called in one night for dinner and enjoyed great plates of Irish stew and a beer. Served by... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Archiesangster
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Young and Jackson is Australia's most Iconic Hotel. Beautifully restored and refurbished it is a comfortable blend of boutique bar and classic pub, a perfect destination for all occasions. Situated on the vibrant corner of Swanston and Flinders street Y&J's is the perfect place to meet with friends, watch sports on our big screens, enjoy a drink or share a meal. Our ground floor bars feature a range of over 30 taps with a focus on a wide variety of Australian Craft beer and Cider, Complemented by mainstream local classics. Chloe's Rooms on the first floor offer a relaxed destination. With comfortable couches, boutique beers, fine wine, unique cocktails and unrivalled views of Melbourne's most iconic sights. This is the home of the famous 'Chloe' who has graced the bar walls of Young and Jackson for over a century. On our rooftop is the unique and quirky Cider Bar. With 8 ciders on tap and a massive selection of local and imported ciders in bottle, this is the ideal bar to settle in for a refreshing bevie. In winter, mulled cider will keep you warm on a cold winters' eve. Food is available on all levels of the hotel with classic pub fare available in our downstairs bistro and bars and in our rooftop cider bar. Tapas and a la carte dining are available upstairs.
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Cnr Swanston & Flinders Sts, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited there before the Essendon Geelong May ‘18 game with two friends. Bar maid was extremely rude, incapable of simple courtesy and rude with it. The food (Steak) when delivered was cold and so was the service. Myself and two friends rate it as one...More

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Megan H, General Manager at Young and Jackson's Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Lee, i'm very disappointed to hear about your experience at Y&J last weekend and will speak with the staff member in question. Thanks for taking the time to let us know.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in one night for dinner and enjoyed great plates of Irish stew and a beer. Served by friendly staff and well located opposite to the famous Flinders Street station

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great lunch here on L1. Make sure you visit Chloe in the bar and appreciate this fine piece of art. Barman was very friendly.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have to visit if you come to Melbourne. An iconic pub just across the road from Flinders Street train station. Came for pre dinner drinks. Went upstairs to see Chloe the painting. Drinks are reasonable. Pub can be busy and not just with tourists. Worth...More

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Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

This is a good pub to go to especially if you like old buildings and like to soak up the atmosphere of old Melbourne and not the brash glass modern eateries and bars the are spring up everywhere . Choice of beer and wine very...More

Thank PETER R
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Megan H, General Manager at Young and Jackson's Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Peter, thanks for taking the time to review - we really appreciate your comments and hope we see you again soon!

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Reviewed April 18, 2018

Below par food ....had the burger.......heard of paddock to plate but they missed a step....The grill ! was not even cooked and then told by the GM (I think it stands for general Muppet .....FRED ) that this is how it comes and I should...More

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Megan H, Manager at Young and Jackson's Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Gary, thanks for taking the time to review and the follow up phone call, I really appreciate the feedback and the opportunity to improve our service. I look forward to seeing you back in the venue and the chance to provide a better experience...More

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Reviewed April 15, 2018

Perhaps it's a bit touristy, but then again when you're a Melbourne landmark what do you expect? The beers are delicious and it's a really fun step back in time. Worth a visit!

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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Stopped off for dinner at Young and Jackson’s. Good food overall. Very busy place which is always a sign of good food. Prices were also very reasonable.

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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Whenever we stay in Melbourne for a show, comedy festival or similar we always start off and end up here. It really is a great space. The staff are always really friendly. The fish and chips were to die for, having said that we've never...More

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Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

Young and Jackson’s is a great pub right in the centre of Melbourne. The food and drinks are always good, staff are friendly and professional and there is always a great atmosphere. It is so popular that you need to get in early to grab...More

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