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The Royal Derby Hotel

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited The Royal Derby on a Saturday while in Melbourne with a group of interstate friends. It's external appearance is deceptive as inside it's modern, comfortable and spacious (with a nice open beer garden at rear). Good range of beers on tap. Food was high quality and well priced with generous portions. There's plenty of TV screens to watch...

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Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

We went along and had the special of $15 dollar steak, salad and chips with the Carlton Draught happy hour of pots for $3 and pints for $6. The steak was really well cooked, good chips and a very good peppercorns sauce. Would highly recommend!

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Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Went there to try their food and drinks. Cool solace and well maintained. Cold beers for 11 dollars a pint and no many drink specials going on. Calamari was great but small portioned and the fish and chips great! Would like to see more specials going on

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 December 2016

This is our second visit- why- well chef knows how to cook a steak- chips were hot and crispy and the steak was fantastic plus chef knows how to cook Kangaroo fillet-staff were great-parking outside $4 an hour Sunday.

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Thank momento2
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 13 September 2016

A chef that can cook a Kangaroo Fillet and a Rib Eye Steak as ordered (medium rare) is hard to find these days. The entree was great too, calamari cooked not tough. Staffs professional. Would definitely come back and recommend.

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Thank AnnieJoelle
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Okay the only time I've actually been here is for a beer on my way home from work (especially since it isn't exactly on the way home), but it is pretty decent pub, especially with the large beer garden out the back. Apparently it turns into a night spot around 9:00 am but I am usually well and truly gone...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 22 May 2016

One of my granddaughters had her 21st birthday party in the function room at the Royal Derby. Ella's organisation of this event was sensational and with the good food and the reasonable drink prices contributed to a great night. A really jumping pub!

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

Because rain was scheduled for Derby Day this year a group of friends instead opted to spend the afternoon at a pub that had a TAB and good food. Royal Derby Hotel ticked both these boxes. This pub is a great one to watch any type of sports, they also have a good pool table. The Godfather Parma is huge!...

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Fitzroy
Fitzroy is an unusual blend of working class roots, hip gentrification, and a robust bohemian work ethic. Along Brunswick Street and its side streets, you'll find little independent shops where local clothes and furniture designers display their wares. There are specialist bookshops, funky record bars, and quality vintage clothing shops where browsing is the next best thing to buying. Gertrude Street is famous for its cuisine and art galleries, but if you want to buy an old-fashioned snooker table, there is a shop for that too. Small pubs still exist, tucked away on the corners of suburban side streets that serve up traditional Sunday roasts. Live music abounds, and the street performers play so hard you worry to tip them would ruin their concentration. Venture to the Spanish quarter on Johnston Street and you may even find street dancing. It is all happening amidst off-beat street murals and the shuffle of a very funky neighbourhood that embraces both old and new.
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Single private rooms available from $40 per night or $200 per week. Right in the heart of bustling Brunswick st Fitzroy the iconic royal derby hotel is 5 minutes tram ride to the CBD and The Melbourne Cricket Ground. Free Wi-Fi is offered to all guests. Free entry to live music on Friday nights in the bar down stairs. Linen and pillows are provided in all rooms. Single and twin share rooms contain a fabric wardrobe, bedside table with lamp, a pedestal fan and extra polar fleece blanket and have access to shared shower and toilet facilities. We have a common room with a TV and a shared kitchenette with a fridge, toaster, kettle, sink and microwave. Launderette facilities are also available. The bar down stairs features pool tables, big screens with live sport, ATM, Large beer garden, buck hunter HD and a functioning kitchen that offers meal special during the week including all main meals $15 on Monday nights. All guests are entitled to a 10% discount on food and drinks from the Royal Derby restaurant and bar which can be used at any time during your stay ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Royal Derby Hotel

Address: 446 Brunswick St, Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3065, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Yarra > Fitzroy > Fitzroy
Price Range: $150 - $200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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The Royal Derby Hotel Fitzroy, Greater Melbourne
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