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The Empress Hotel

714 Nicholson St, North Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3068, Australia
+61 3 9486 5005
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Over-priced, average pub grub

Just to be clear... this is NOT a gastro pub, it's just a run of the mill average pub with passable... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
Colin C
via mobile
Family meal

On a visit to Melbourne it was decided that we would go out to dinner. This included our 4 year... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
Timothy R
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Brisbane, Australia
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Established in 1873 and reopened in 2015, The Empress Hotel is a craft beer venue that offers a modern spin on traditional pub fare.
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good28%
  • Average28%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 3:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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714 Nicholson St, North Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3068, Australia
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+61 3 9486 5005
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Just to be clear... this is NOT a gastro pub, it's just a run of the mill average pub with passable food that costs far more than it should. My "BBQ-cooked Chicken Maryland" was basted with something out of a jar that had far too...More

Thank Colin C
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

On a visit to Melbourne it was decided that we would go out to dinner. This included our 4 year old grandson. At the Empress Hotel there is a dining area set up for families, and he met up with a fellow kindy student. The...More

Thank Timothy R
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Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Well I came to this establishment with an open mind. The beer garden looks leafy and restful. When we had finished our drinks in the garden we went inside. The tables were not set with cutlery and no plates or serviettes. The manager knew we...More

Thank Rosa H
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

The Empress Hotel is another in the line of the "Gastro Pub", a pub with great gastronomical fare.The menu - there is enough of a selection to satisfy the most finicky vegans to primitive cave men on the paleo diet. The portions are plentiful and...More

Thank rudypilotto
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Reviewed 7 January 2016

We have had a beer here several times, it is a great corner pub which lots of locals frequent. This time I stopped for dinner with my son. We had a nice meal and a game of pool. Very friendly staff and patrons.

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Reviewed 20 December 2015

Refurbished ,and now more up to date with a lovely beer garden,but for our group just too many children, they were all very noisy and active. I did not expect this and probably won't go again to dine. Would just meet friends for a drink...More

Thank Judith B
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Reviewed 7 June 2015 via mobile

We have been here a few times, once before the refurb and a couple of times since. This place is excellent. A really well done refurb and great beer garden and outside seating. The meals were sensational and a great range of meat lovers and...More

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