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Meet the Chef

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Arnie Josue

Arnie Josue is Australian raised and Filipino born, with a career working in prestigious restaurants across the world. From The Botanica to Quay, Arnie also called Dublin home for three years and travelled to Beijing and Shanghai, heading up the a la carte kitchen in the Beijing Olympics and the Swiss Pavilion at The World Expo. After working in Singapore he returned home to Fitzroy Town Hall Hotel, displaying contemporary European and Asian techniques and the generosity that it’s renowned for.

316 Verified Diner Reviews

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316 reviews
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dined on Tue, 4 Jun 2019

Excellent local pub grub. Nice dining room with open fire burning

dined on Sat, 11 May 2019

Outstanding food. A bit noisy

dined on Thu, 21 Mar 2019

The food was great it was unfortunate that my wife and I are on rigid diets at the moment and therefore couldn’t sample more. We will probably go back once not in the diets and try different things

dined on Sat, 16 Mar 2019

Pleasant decor and atmosphere with wonderful friendly service. The chips are splendid (thick cut) but Wagyu not as tender as I expected.

dined on Thu, 24 Jan 2019

Allways good food and service freindly staff that have knowledge about the menu and wines.

dined on Fri, 21 Jun 2019

Great pub style bistro, Good food and wine list. Quiet, pleasant atmosphere, without the pokies and removed from the bar.

dined on Sun, 9 Jun 2019

Sunday lunch sitting just near the fire place. Our waitress was the only one working the floor at the time and she did a fantastic job!!!! The service was excellent. Food delish and atmosphere great. We will be back !!!

dined on Fri, 24 May 2019

Great food and wine

dined on Sat, 18 May 2019

Loved our position in the restaurant and was able to accommodate my request for an alternate chair. Very pleased.
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About Fitzroy Town Hall Hotel

Hightail it to the Town Hall Fitzroy Town Hall Hotel is a place everybody would like to have as their local. Chef/proprietor Sean Donovan (ex-Station Hotel Footscray, Wayside Inn South Melbourne and Botanical South Yarra) has created a no nonsense gastropub with a menu featuring contemporary European bistro classics, freshly shucked oysters, an impressive selection of steaks, charcuterie and counter meals. Private dining is also available in the wine cellar downstairs and there is a beautiful room with a balcony upstairs available that seats seventy. Fitzroy Town Hall Hotel is a local pub where cold beer, excellent food, wine and service is paramount, it's the perfect place to relax with friends in a warm and welcoming environment. This is gastropub dining at its very best. Best dish: 600g Great Southern grass fed Chateaubriand, Bordelaise (for 2).



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