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Young and Jackson's Hotel

Cnr Swanston & Flinders Sts, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9650 3884
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Good meeting place

For food, loaded fries were amazing, we had a wrap as looking for something light, but honestly the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Melissa W
via mobile
Good for sport

Lots of big televisions with sport. Beer is cold, cheaper than many other places in the city. Good... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Young and Jackson is Australia's most Iconic Hotel. Beautifully restored and refurbished it is a comfortable blend of boutique bar and classic pub, a perfect destination for all occasions. Situated on the vibrant corner of Swanston and Flinders street Y&J's is the perfect place to meet with friends, watch sports on our big screens, enjoy a drink or share a meal. Our ground floor bars feature a range of over 30 taps with a focus on a wide variety of Australian Craft beer and Cider, Complemented by mainstream local classics. Chloe's Rooms on the first floor offer a relaxed destination. With comfortable couches, boutique beers, fine wine, unique cocktails and unrivalled views of Melbourne's most iconic sights. This is the home of the famous 'Chloe' who has graced the bar walls of Young and Jackson for over a century. On our rooftop is the unique and quirky Cider Bar. With 8 ciders on tap and a massive selection of local and imported ciders in bottle, this is the ideal bar to settle in for a refreshing bevie. In winter, mulled cider will keep you warm on a cold winters' eve. Food is available on all levels of the hotel with classic pub fare available in our downstairs bistro and bars and in our rooftop cider bar. Tapas and a la carte dining are available upstairs.
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
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Opens in 8 min
All hours
Hours Today: 10:00 am - 3:00 am
Cnr Swanston & Flinders Sts, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Central Business District
+61 3 9650 3884
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For food, loaded fries were amazing, we had a wrap as looking for something light, but honestly the wrap coukd have been better for the price we paid for it. Dont get me wrong it was ok but lacking a little. Service was great and...More

Thank Melissa W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of big televisions with sport. Beer is cold, cheaper than many other places in the city. Good place.

Thank HFairweather8
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A few friends stopped in for some ales on a Thursday afternoon. A good traditional pub with a good offering of beers. It was very popular which tells you something.

Thank PS2290
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Do not go here. Staff and food terrible. Security on the door was straight from the trees. They have a lot to learn. Do not waste your money.

Thank Sandy255093
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is a Melbourne icon. Had dinner here ...delicious with excellent service. The waiter was efficient, pleasant and helpful. One choice wasn't available (type of steak), but quickly replaced with another delicious dish. Barramundi with fennel, potato etc also delicious.

Thank jilly1a
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a pub that has its own very unique reputation and I can remember how it has changed over time 50 years of time , I must say that the luncheon that I attended was superb, with food quality in the 8 to 9...More

Thank 155graham
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in for a drink - on the recommendation of another friend during a recent brief visit to Melbourne. Unfortunately they didn't have the drink she recommended, but they did have several other local beers, of which I tried a pale ale - which was...More

Thank nomesie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate at the cafe in the streetside corner of the building, which has more historical character and ambience than the main bar area. Nice selection of beers on tap, and the tasting platter for two had a great variety and was really tasty. Good break...More

Thank lomimu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very conveniently located near Flinders Street and the trams. There are several bars and restaurants. All serve wonderful and inexpensive food. There are many draft beers on tap, many TV's showing sports, and great locals that love to converse with you. They have nightly specials...More

Thank Judi L
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Went with one friend and his fiance to have one more drink before wait for our train as the place is conveniently located near Flinders St Station. We are young professionals who were celebrating the news of an engagement and a pregnancy. We were not...More

Thank Adam l
Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways
tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary
feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the
city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
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