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The Palace Hotel

$$ - $$$, ,
505-507 City Rd, Melbourne, Victoria 3205, Australia
+61 3 9682 3177
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good48%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (6 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
“burgers” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Australian, Pub
$$ - $$$
505-507 City Rd, Melbourne, Victoria 3205, Australia
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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We visited this pub on Easter Monday lunch as a party of 4 and the experience was certainly nothing to rave about. We had 2 chicken parmas and 2 lamb salads which were just ok. The service was basic; nothing special, but I guess that...More

Thank kh3207
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

We came here for a few friends for lunch. Love the outdoor space, the artwork along the walls and the owners making you feel welcome! The meals are all delicious, and such a generous size. The cheese garlic bread is to die for. The public...More

Thank TateH33
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch with some colleagues for work. Excellent Parma and chips on Monday special for $15 and a nice craft beer selection (I chose a hand drawn chocolate porter which was delicious). Will definitely be back.

Thank FrequentIndia
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Dropped in the rehydrate and was surprised by the good selections of craft beers and ciders. Remember there are two reasons to drink... firstly because you are thristy or secondly to prevent thrist. prevention is better cure!

Thank Graeme M
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

A true Melbourne gem. Closest thing to country pub you will find in city. Atmosphere is relaxed, comfortable and always welcoming. Amazing array of IPAs on tap from some terrific (ever changing) boutique brewers. Good pub grub available all day. Pool table, open fires in...More

Thank Anthony C
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We went here on our first night in Melbourne (staying with friends locallly). 3 adults and 2 kids. We had a nice meal, some parms, some pasta, some wine, some more wine, a bit more wine, some jet lag and some games of pool. Cracking...More

Thank lipschick
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Dogs are free to roam indoors and out in this pub. Perfect for the weekend walk with the pooch. The food is superb too so everyone is happy.

Thank Ed K
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

I love this place, & have been here more times than I can count (helps that I live a leisurely 3 min walk away). This is a great little local; a dining room with a fireplace, 2 out door areas, a pool table & it's...More

Thank culinary_traveller3
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

I'll be upfront; we don't drink but we have been to many pubs and eat out a lot. The food here is great; nothing startling but it's the basics done well and with fresh tasting ingredients. The fireplace in winter adds ambience and the staff...More

Thank Julia W
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Music was the need we had and having heard this place had music, off we went to discover the offering. It was a two piece gathering, both with guitars and good voices. One of the staff even did a number with them. Sheer delight to...More

Thank Natalie1964
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Australian, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 505-507 City Rd, Melbourne, Victoria 3205, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9682 3177
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