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Address: Swan Street and Punt Road, Richmond, Yarra, Victoria, Australia
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A 30-minute walk to Melbourne CBD

Location, location, location. Richmond is just outside Melbourne, easily accessible via train, tram and Uber---so close, yet still has that laid-back charm. There are many pubs... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location, location, location. Richmond is just outside Melbourne, easily accessible via train, tram and Uber---so close, yet still has that laid-back charm. There are many pubs, cafes, small shops, nooks and crannies to explore here. One can start breakfast with the locals at the pastry shops. Later in the day, enjoy Happy Hour. Or have Parma-Geddon for $14 on Wednesday... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You will be hard pressed not to find something for everyone along this strip. Burgers galore, plus heaps of healthy options, such as Foxes Den and of course Feast of Merit. The Sweet tooth is not neglected either...who can beat Messina for the most sensational ice-cream creations known to man? Cakes and cookies, Vietnamese and Souvlaki plus Fish and Chips... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 438 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Swan Street is to the south of Richmond. It is a strip shopping street, full of restaurants,cafes, and dress shops. Like other strip shopping areas, it is not controlled by a central landlord. If a shop is hot, it's hot, if it's not, it goes out of business and someone new takes over the lease.Swan Street is never static. You... More 

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

If you want an easy place to go for a night out with lots of variety than head to swan st. It's also a great place to head for pre-drinks before heading to sporting or cultural events at AAMI park,Rod Laver,MCG which can be easily reached on foot or tram.Has numerous pubs/clubs either on swan st or just around the... More 

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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Although we prefer Bridge Road, Swan Street has quite a few eateries and pubs. The best pub is the Richmond Club hotel. If you want to eat a kebab, then you'll find one near Church Street.

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Thank Greyhound77
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

You never know what you will find in Swan street, there is so much to discover and in some unlikely places. What is for sure is the variety of shops and some great eateries.

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Thank Mike J
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 11 June 2016

I’ve lived in Richmond for 5 years now and I feel like this place has deteriorated over that time. Testament perhaps that on a Friday night the joint is half empty and the uncaring staff stand behind the bar looking bored. Apart from the decor now appearing dated and grubby, my main gripe would be the bar staff - The... More 

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Thank SeanVintin
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 438 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Swan Street is a major thoroughfare running through Richmond, an inner city Melbourne suburb. The Number 70 tram runs from outside Flinders Street Station down Swan Street. Swan Street is now full of food and commerce. Once Richmond was once known as Struggletown, but now you are more likely to find a lawyer in Swan Street than a labourer. Swan... More 

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Thank Jeffry B
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2016

There are a few main hubs of Richmond, but this one has it all!! It is so easy to get to with a major train station, tram and bus, not to mention easy access for driving. (pro tip, park a block back and save on time limits and parking fees). There are endless awesome places to eat and drink, I... More 

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Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Once the poor dark sister of shopping precinct Bridge Road, swan street has bloomed into the cool hub of Richmond. Easy access via public transport with two train stations on the street and trams running along it too. Home of 'the Corner hotel' where anyone who is anyone will play in a great relaxed club pub vibe, no matter how... More 

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