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O'Connell's

407 Coventry ST, Melbourne, Victoria 3205, Australia
+61 3 9810 0086
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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All hours
CUISINES
Bar, Pub, Australian, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
407 Coventry ST, Melbourne, Victoria 3205, Australia
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1 - 10 of 184 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On the recommendation of a friend I was introduced to O'Connell's in South Melbourne - it's considered an institution by locals. From the moment you walk in there's a warm and friendly atmosphere. Staff are friendly and highly attentive, and provide terrific service. The menu...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This seemed to be a very popular local restaurant that had come highly recommended by friends. The menu and cooking quality justified its reputation as a fine gastropub. Service was not fast but seemed well-spaced. An enjoyable lunch.

Thank E T
AVCCommunityManager, Manager at O'Connell's, responded to this review

Thank you for the review!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of us booked a table as part of the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival. The deal was 2 courses with a glass of house wine for $40 from the Express menu. Just 2 choices per course were available. The irony was after 90...More

Thank gobigsal
AVCCommunityManager, Manager at O'Connell's, responded to this review

Hi There. Thank you for reviewing our venue. We're very disappointed to hear about your experience. Our goal is to provide high quality food and excellent customer service. If you would like to contact us further at feedback@themelbournevenuecompany.com.au with the date and time of your...More

Reviewed 26 March 2017

Ate here with some work colleagues and would definitely come back. The oysters and Steaks were delicious! Great cosy small pub atmosphere. Service was attentive and efficient. Great wine list to match with some amazing food.

Thank CezK
AVCCommunityManager, Manager at O'Connell's, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review CezK. We hope to welcome you back again soon!

Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We arrived at the restaurant for a 7:30 pm booking and it was busy though not full. We ordered and waited and waited and waited and were not served until 8:35. The Manager did deal with our complaints by offering free drinks and as there...More

Thank Joyce W
AVCCommunityManager, Manager at O'Connell's, responded to this review

Hi, Joyce W. Thank you for taking the time to review O'Connell's. We are always looking for ways to improve and will make sure to pass this onto the manager. If you have any concerns in future, please contact us directly at feedback@theaustralianvenuecompany.com.au.

Reviewed 13 March 2017

We visited your restaurant recently and ordered the beautiful Rib Eye which I shared with a friend the others ordered the Eye Fillet Steaks. Do you know when your thoughts are expecting what you are going to receive. Well our expectations were fulfilled. Excellent steaks...More

Thank Joseph P
AVCCommunityManager, Manager at O'Connell's, responded to this review

Hi There. Thanks for the wonderful review. We'll make sure to pass on your feedback about the food and service to the manager. We look forward to welcoming you back next time.

Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Oconnells is always worth a visit any day of the week, Good beer and great bar food with an excellent restaurant for those business lunch or a special Diner. Monday night is steak night and it can be busy but sit outside in the sun...More

Thank ray a
opdcmarketing, Public Relations Manager at O'Connell's, responded to this review

Hi ray a. We appreciate you taking the time to leave this wonderful review and hope to see you around again soon!

Reviewed 18 February 2017

The week before Christmas and we ended up at three different pubs in South/Port Melbourne. O'Connell's was the first and the service as usual was excellent, the meals reasonable - not exceptional - and little bit slow to arrive. Good wine list and the drinks...More

Thank Greg R
opdcmarketing, Public Relations Manager at O'Connell's, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Greg R. Hope to see you back again soon.

Reviewed 14 February 2017

We went for Sunday lunch and found staff very attentive. The menu is not massive but a good range. Everyone was happy with their meal and there was no sense of over crowding. Highly recommend for a small group. There is outside dinning in the...More

Thank MelbourneMikie
opdcmarketing, Public Relations Manager at O'Connell's, responded to this review

Hi MelbourneMikie. We appreciate you taking the time to leave this wonderful review. We hope to see you around again soon!

Reviewed 13 February 2017

Amazing food Cosy place Good service and great wine list One of the hot spot in Port Melbourne /Albert Park

Thank Nat G
opdcmarketing, Public Relations Manager at O'Connell's, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review Nat G. We hope to welcome you back again soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Australian, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 407 Coventry ST, Melbourne, Victoria 3205, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9810 0086
  • E-mail
Description
Open Daily from 11am, O'Connell's Bar and Restaurant has an extensive Australian and International wine list, nine Craft beers on tap and exquisite menu.

Wine and beer are also a focus at O'Connell's with the new list featuring over 250 wines from Australia, NZ, France, Italy, Spain and Austria. In there bar, there are 14 craft beers on tap and a concise selection of wines by the glass.

Refurbished by renowned Melbourne Architects, Techne, all the key features of O'Connell's have remained with an emphasis on enhancing these characters and balancing them with modern design elements.