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Railway Hotel

) #154 of 3,375 Restaurants in Melbourne $$ - $$$ , ,
280 Ferrars St, Melbourne, Victoria 3205, Australia
+61 3 9690 5092
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (39 reviews)
“brisket” (10 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
280 Ferrars St, Melbourne, Victoria 3205, Australia
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1 - 10 of 161 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Another fantastic night at our favourite old school pub. We were a little disappointed as some of the entrees had changed as we have our favourites, but the kids quickly warmed to the new sweet potato fries and us to the southern fried chicken strips....More

1  Thank SimonPratt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went herd on a lazy winter Sunday with friends. A big crowded and not really set up for larger groups but outside was warmish and the atmosphere was amazing. Background music was a standout! Staff were friendly and informative and just generally happy. Out of...More

Thank shawcarterdelolio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our night at the Railway with my friends. Had some very nice beers, the food was great and the staff very helpful and friendly. Definitely a place I would recommend to have a good time! Even had a couple of pool games!

2  Thank Camille M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this place in February for my partner's birthday. Amazing food and welcoming staff. I always recommend this place if people ask for a good steak restaurant.

1  Thank Zantanna H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice chill atmosphere. Family friendly and a lovely roaring fire. Trivia night is always great fun :)

1  Thank janak103
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've eaten here several times, it gets worse every time! Tonight was the last. The faulty overhead lighting required my phone torch to read the menu, computer/staff errors resulting in a missing meal & requiring extensive explaining to the manager, main meals arriving at different...More

Thank Tania K
Shayne G, Owner at Railway Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Tania, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at the Hotel. We take customer feedback very seriously and are always striving to improve our offer. I just wanted to confirm you had the correct Railway Hotel? I only ask because there...More

Reviewed 8 May 2017

This Pub doesn't fail to deliver! We had an awesome family function in the Beer Garden. The venue sectioned off our own private area, staff were brilliant, so helpful and the food & beverage service for our group of 30 was excellent. Highly recommend the...More

1  Thank Brian B
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

The service and atmosphere was excellent, 2 teenagers and my wife Sat in front of open fire Service real friendly and interactive, lots of Rv screeens with sport... NO Pokies Food is 5 star...pub food with class Great night foodie specials as pics

1  Thank Paul W
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Well, it's an eclectic crowd when I came on ANZAC day for lunch. After the ANZAC Day March crowd, family, friends, couples and then a couple of groups of 30 somethings. So, the staff. Pretty great actually. Friendly, knowledgable, willing to have a bit of...More

1  Thank DannBack7
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

My daughter played a basketball grand final st local MSAC late Sunday evening so a nearby venue was sought - the Railway came to mind so a table was booked A friendly and courteous young Aussie chap sag is near the fire in the rear...More

1  Thank Stemicmellac
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$24
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 280 Ferrars St, Melbourne, Victoria 3205, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9690 5092
  • E-mail
Welcome to the Railway Hotel, where quality food, beer and wine has been served since 1856. Enjoy a meal 7 days a week, in Melbourne’s premier courtyard (beer garden), or cozy up by one of our three fire places. Never been to the Railway? Come on down and discover Melbourne’s Best Steak Night every Wednesday.
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