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P.J.O'Brien's Irish Pub Melbourne

9.1/10
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Southgate Restaurant & Shopping Precinct, 3006 Southbank (VIC)See map

Average price $35

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Restaurant menu

Chef Martin Neal
  • Average price $35
Riverside Seafood Plate - Great for Sharing
$58
Beer battered fish fillet, lemon peppered calamari, prawn skewers, chips, tartare, pickled onion
250g Sirloin gf
$35
Chips, garden salad, served with gravy, peppercorn or mushroom sauce
Beef & Guinness Pie
$26
Guinness sauce, creamy mash potato, seasonal vegetables

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Reviews

9.1/10
Excellent462 reviews
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  • Elizabeth G.
    Elizabeth G.

    21 May 20221 review

    10/10

    The only suggestion that I have is that needs to be a vegetarian choice in I our maim menu Fortunately I eat fish but would have preferred to have an alternative.

  • Vicki E.
    Vicki E.

    18 April 202266 reviews

    10/10

    We love PJs. The service was excellent as always and the food is comfort food at its best.

  • Lyn F.

    17 April 20221 review

    6/10
  • Peter C.

    8 April 20222 reviews

    10/10

    Had the mussels salmon and stew - all 3 were 10/10

  • David P.

    6 April 20221 review

    10/10

    Great atmosphere friendly staff and fantastic food. Definitely return there.would recommend it to anyone wanting a great meal and value for money.

  • Peter C.

    26 March 20222 reviews

    10/10

    Had the Irish stew and seafood chowder - both meals were absolutely delicious!!!!

  • Helen Y
    Helen Y

    24 March 202232 reviews

    8.5/10

    Highly recommended. Food and service were excellent.

  • Kellie H.

    13 March 20221 review

    10/10

    Fantastic venue for a group booking of 40 people. We were in the Side Bar and it was really good. Staff were friendly and flexible when we had some last minute changes.

  • Rob C.

    13 March 20221 review

    9/10
  • Vicki E.
    Vicki E.

    7 March 202266 reviews

    10/10

    An old favourite that we keep on returning to because of the cosy pub atmosphere, great service and tasty down-to-earth food!

  • Den H.

    18 February 20223 reviews

    8/10

    salmon was really small

  • Wendy M.
    Wendy M.

    29 January 202221 reviews

    8.5/10

    Great Pub food. The beef and Guiness pie is delicious. Good ambience and COVID protocols are followed. A favourite restaurant/pub we return to again and again.

  • Anthony R.

    23 December 20211 review

    4.5/10
  • Stephen F.

    12 December 20213 reviews

    10/10

    We all had a great time, food and drink great and service was excellent .

  • Eugene L.

    6 December 20212 reviews

    9.5/10

    Great to see PJO Brien is still around and serving up good ol Irish pub food as always

  • Sarah T.

    22 November 20217 reviews

    10/10

    Best Irish pub in Ireland from an ambience perspective. Love all the cosy drinking nooks and great Irish music. Service was fantastic and food was delicious

  • Ian d.

    8 November 2021142 reviews

    9.5/10

    Have eaten at PJ O’Briens over past 6 years. Great dining experience, staff friendly, food last night perfectly cooked. Had beef and Guinness pie, calamari and side chips. Calamari perfectly cooked.

  • Martin M.

    3 November 20211 review

    9.5/10
  • Richard W.

    1 August 20211 review

    9.5/10

    Great food, great service, really authentic feeling ambiance and conveniently located to NGV and the CBD on Southbank. The Guinness was also really smooth. We’ll come back!

  • Stephen F.

    13 July 20213 reviews

    9.5/10

    Great meals and good value for money. We found the staff friendly and the quick service and nice atmosphere added to our visit. We will be visiting again soon.

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How to get to the restaurant

Southgate Restaurant & Shopping Precinct, 3006, Southbank (VIC), Australia

Public transport

Flinders St Train Station, Trams & Buses

Directions to get there

Please be advised the whilst we will do our best to seat guests in their preferred area, this is not always possible. Please contact the venue directly if you wish to ensure your preferred area is available.

Paid parking nearby

Melbourne City, South Wharf, Southbank

About the restaurant

Irish blessing

Located in the heart of Southgate, P.J.O'Brien's is one of Melbourne's longest standing authentic Irish pubs and a favourite destinations for both locals and out-of-towners. Whether you're on the hunt for a quiet beer, a comforting meal, after-work drinks served with freshly shucked oysters or all of the above with some excellent live music, P.J's have you covered every single night of the week. The meal has some amazing Irish classics in addition to gastro-pub favourites all at excellent prices. There's also a great kids menu and some excellent daily specials - what's not to love?

Best dish: Celtic taste plate.

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