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The Local

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22-24 Bay St | Port Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3207, Australia
+61 98100076
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good46%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“pasta” (6 reviews)
“great pub” (3 reviews)
“pub food” (3 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Australian, Steakhouse, Contemporary
$$ - $$$
22-24 Bay St | Port Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3207, Australia
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Reviewed 3 February 2018

stopped in for lunch and had a chicken parma that was the best. big portion and good quality. we will be back.

Thank cec49
AVCCommunityManager, General Manager at The Local, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Thank you cec49 for taking the time to leave us your comments. It is really appreciated. We look forward to seeing you next time you choose to dine with us. Regards The Local Team

Reviewed 28 January 2018

We stopped in for Trivia Night & Wings night. Great beer and great atmosphere. Sports TVs through out.

Thank Trish C
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Nice old pub with raffle draws and happy hour for 2 hours, good meals, don't go the nachos everything else was great

Thank donaldm309
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Monday night at the local has become a weekly must Yet to have a bad steak and the chips are great For $10 impossible to beat

Thank kenhall1942
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

This place is my local. Good sized, affordable lunch pub food. Widest range of bizarre schnitzels on schnitzel day. Usually quiet. Cosey old London style pub decor. Booths. Darts. Tons of TVs for sport and music videos. Located at the end of Bay Street, you...More

Thank Justin W
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Pretty cool British themed pub. Pretty quiet and a good selection of beers. Very relaxing and friendly staff. Worth checking out.

Thank MrDavetheSarks
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Love this spot for an easy small share plate lunch. Good value and delicious. Sitting either outside at a sunny table or inside in a booth is comfortable. Staff are friendly.

Thank TeTLOW8
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Very noisy and even though we had booked a table we were put right next to the musician. The steak was tough and chewy, my Mexican Parma was good which I had because they had sold out of the roast. The service was pleasant but...More

Thank Colin T
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Most enjoyable! Went for a selection of the small plates which are $8 apiece on Tuesday. The three ladies at the table along from us did the same! The winter sunshine was lovely to bask in and imbibe a wine for myself and a beer...More

Thank TeTLOW8
AVCCommunityManager, Manager at The Local, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Thanks for the great review!

Reviewed 27 April 2017

We visited as part of a group. My standout memory on a Monday evening here will be of the ringing of a loud bell at 10.30pm, signalling it was time to leave! It took over an hour to serve main courses to our group. My...More

Thank MyHonestAssessment
AVCCommunityManager, Manager at The Local, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Hi there. We appreciate you taking the time to leave your feedback as we are always looking for ways to improve. We will pass onto the manager. If you have anything else you'd like to share, do feel free to email us directly at feedback@themelbournevenuecompany.com.au.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$23
Bar, Pub, Australian, Steakhouse, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22-24 Bay St | Port Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3207, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 98100076
  • E-mail
Situated in a prime bayside location, The Local is a Port Melbourne pub that epitomises everything a 'local' should be...Icy cold beer, delicious pub meals, the best live sport from around the globe, and a warm and friendly atmosphere day and night. We even offer private function rooms for hire for your next birthday celebration, engagement party, hens or bucks night, or corporate event. So drop in to The Local at 22-24 Bay Street and experience a true Aussie local pub.
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