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The Pumphouse Hotel

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128 Nicholson Street | 128 Nicholson St, Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3065, Australia
616194172817
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (13 reviews)
“finger food” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, Australian, Pub, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
128 Nicholson Street | 128 Nicholson St, Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3065, Australia
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1 - 10 of 75 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to this hotel often and it is on the way home form work and a great place for dinner if cannot be bothered to cook. We never have starters here as the meals are of generous portions. Wine list is good, we...More

Thank Jenny0401
Aya A, Manager at The Pumphouse Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Jenny! Thank you so much for your positive feedback! We look forward to having you back once the pub is ready to open :)

Reviewed 20 August 2017

Great place with amazing menu, game meals, very creative and very tasty, good choice of food and drinks, nice, friendly staff. Nice place to enjoy a good time.

Thank Victor C
Aya A, Manager at The Pumphouse Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your positive review Victor :)

Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

After a week of anxiety at St Vincent's Private Hospital it was lovely to sneak away and relax in this delightful hotel. Magnificent steaks to bring the iron levels up and the chips were the best. We ordered the Espresso Martini's well done to the...More

Thank Viv64360
Aya A, Manager at The Pumphouse Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your positive feedback. This has also been passed on to Jasmine :)

Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch on a cold, rainy day after visiting the museum and just had to write a review to let others know how great this venue is. We had our 17month old daughter with us and they were so accommodating - setting up...More

1  Thank Katrina C
Aya A, Manager at The Pumphouse Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Katrina! Thank you so much for your positive feedback! We really do appreciate it. We are currently closed for renovations but will be opening in mid September, with a new baby change room :)

Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Walked into the pumphouse with my wife & daughter. Sunday is generally nice and quite . One of Melbourne's many great hotels . The staff are genuinely friendly very helpful. Great chef, food is always flavorsom and innovative. A pleasure to try there new dishes....More

Thank Mickolaj
Aya A, Manager at The Pumphouse Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Thank you for your positive feedback! It is very much appreciated :)

Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Visited the hotel for dinner. Returned the following evening as it was so good. Great menu with sensible prices. Comfortable restaurant with beautiful open fire. Warm and friendly staff. Nick is a bonus, he has a great sense of humour and is super efficient with...More

Thank 1959Mac
Aya A, Manager at The Pumphouse Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Thank you for your positive review! It has also been passed onto Nick who was very happy to hear this :)

Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Been here a few times and the specials board always has a few great surprises. Always a great selection of beers and the staff super informative. Be back soon.

Thank PlanToExplore
Aya A, Manager at The Pumphouse Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Thank you for your positive review Mark. We appreciate all the feedback we receive.

Reviewed 6 June 2017

We had dinner on a quiet, cold and wet Monday night. We were very happy with our meals, including a burger, a couple of schnitzels and a barramundi from the specials board. Lovely desserts too. Friendly service. The meals took a while to come out,...More

Thank RuthStellaBowen
Susan R, Manager at The Pumphouse Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Thank you very much Ruth for your feedback, it will be passed onto the team! Regards Aya

Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Nice food, nice atmosphere, but when went to pay the girl behind the counter had a bit of attitude. Pity because everyone else was nice.

Thank John G
Susan R, Manager at The Pumphouse Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Hi John, thank you for your feedback. It's highly important to us that our customers have an great experience with us. Could you please tell me when you dined with us and weather it was lunch or dinner? Regards Aya

Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

The first time I went here I was very impressed. The bread was fresh I even asked for more, I asked for a steak with the sauce on the side and with tomato and mustard on the side, everything was perfect. This time I ordered...More

Thank mzjuniper
Susan R, Manager at The Pumphouse Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Thank you for your feedback. We strive to give all our customers a great experience at The Pumphouse Hotel. We are very sorry that your late experience has been that of a bad one. Regarding the bread, we have fresh bread every day from the...More

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Bill M
2 August 2016|
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Response from 178Susiej17 | Property representative |
Hi Bill, Thanks for your enquiry. We have plenty of vegetarian and vegan option on our bistro menu. You can find the menu on our website. Please let me know if there is anything else I can help you with! Kind regards... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$16 - US$24
Cuisine
Bar, Australian, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 Nicholson Street | 128 Nicholson St, Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3065, Australia (Formerly pumphouse hotel)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Yarra  >  Fitzroy>  > Fitzroy
  • Neighbourhood: Fitzroy
  • Phone Number: 616194172817
  • E-mail
Description
The Pumphouse Hotel has set an enviable standard for hospitality as one of Melbourne's finest Hotels. Still rated as one of Melbourne's most desirable drinking, dining and function venues, they are and continue to be multi award winners in various categories through the Australian Hotels Association State Awards, and the Australian Bridal Industry Awards for Excellence. Situated opposite the Exhibition Building, The Museum, The Imax Theatre and just minutes from St Vincent's Hospital, Parliament House and her Majesty's Theatre it is the perfect venue to meet with friends. The hotel is open 7 days a week and is fully licensed. The Pumphouse Hotel offers a host of possibilities for guests, catering for everything from the simple to the sublime. The Pumphouse Hotel is an enduring Melbourne icon.
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