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The Pumphouse Hotel

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128 Nicholson Street | 128 Nicholson St, Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3065, Australia
616194172817
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
Bar, Australian, Pub, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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LOCATION
128 Nicholson Street | 128 Nicholson St, Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3065, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Hadn't been back to the Pumphouse since my younger days and was glad to see that it is still a great place to have a drink or meal. The recent renovations have improved the front bar area and the meals are still of a high...More

Thank 645gerardn
Aya A, Manager at The Pumphouse Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your positive review, it is very much appreciated. Especially after closing for our renovations. We hope to see you again soon :)

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had our wedding out the back at St Andrew's Conservatory, so the guests all met at the newly revamped Pumphouse for drinks beforehand. The new set out is great, with the circular bar in the middle making it great for a big group, and...More

Thank Jack M
Aya A, Manager at The Pumphouse Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your positive review, it is very much appreciated. Especially after closing for our renovations. We hope to see you again soon :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow!! Revamp for the Pumphouse. Looks great, inviting and modern. Walked in the bar lady recognized me. Talked about the new look, setup a tab got a couple of drinks and relaxed. Lunch was delicious as usual. Quality dishes and interesting selection. I would highly...More

Thank Mickolaj
Aya A, Manager at The Pumphouse Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your positive review, it is very much appreciated. Especially after closing for our renovations. We hope to see you again soon :)

Reviewed 23 August 2017

We have been to this hotel often and it is on the way home form work and a great place for dinner if cannot be bothered to cook. We never have starters here as the meals are of generous portions. Wine list is good, we...More

Thank Jenny0401
Aya A, Manager at The Pumphouse Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Hi Jenny! Thank you so much for your positive feedback! We look forward to having you back once the pub is ready to open :)

Reviewed 20 August 2017

Great place with amazing menu, game meals, very creative and very tasty, good choice of food and drinks, nice, friendly staff. Nice place to enjoy a good time.

Thank Victor C
Aya A, Manager at The Pumphouse Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you very much for your positive review Victor :)

Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

After a week of anxiety at St Vincent's Private Hospital it was lovely to sneak away and relax in this delightful hotel. Magnificent steaks to bring the iron levels up and the chips were the best. We ordered the Espresso Martini's well done to the...More

Thank Viv64360
Aya A, Manager at The Pumphouse Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you so much for your positive feedback. This has also been passed on to Jasmine :)

Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch on a cold, rainy day after visiting the museum and just had to write a review to let others know how great this venue is. We had our 17month old daughter with us and they were so accommodating - setting up...More

1  Thank Katrina C
Aya A, Manager at The Pumphouse Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Hi Katrina! Thank you so much for your positive feedback! We really do appreciate it. We are currently closed for renovations but will be opening in mid September, with a new baby change room :)

Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Walked into the pumphouse with my wife & daughter. Sunday is generally nice and quite . One of Melbourne's many great hotels . The staff are genuinely friendly very helpful. Great chef, food is always flavorsom and innovative. A pleasure to try there new dishes....More

Thank Mickolaj
Aya A, Manager at The Pumphouse Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Thank you for your positive feedback! It is very much appreciated :)

Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Visited the hotel for dinner. Returned the following evening as it was so good. Great menu with sensible prices. Comfortable restaurant with beautiful open fire. Warm and friendly staff. Nick is a bonus, he has a great sense of humour and is super efficient with...More

Thank 1959Mac
Aya A, Manager at The Pumphouse Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Thank you for your positive review! It has also been passed onto Nick who was very happy to hear this :)

Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Been here a few times and the specials board always has a few great surprises. Always a great selection of beers and the staff super informative. Be back soon.

Thank PlanToExplore
Aya A, Manager at The Pumphouse Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Thank you for your positive review Mark. We appreciate all the feedback we receive.

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Bill M
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Response from 178Susiej17 | Property representative |
Hi Bill, Thanks for your enquiry. We have plenty of vegetarian and vegan option on our bistro menu. You can find the menu on our website. Please let me know if there is anything else I can help you with! Kind regards... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 24
Cuisine
Bar, Australian, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 Nicholson Street | 128 Nicholson St, Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3065, Australia (Formerly pumphouse hotel)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Yarra  >  Fitzroy>  > Fitzroy
  • Neighbourhood: Fitzroy
  • Phone Number: 616194172817
  • E-mail
Description
The Pumphouse Hotel has set an enviable standard for hospitality as one of Melbourne's finest Hotels. Still rated as one of Melbourne's most desirable drinking, dining and function venues, they are and continue to be multi award winners in various categories through the Australian Hotels Association State Awards, and the Australian Bridal Industry Awards for Excellence. Situated opposite the Exhibition Building, The Museum, The Imax Theatre and just minutes from St Vincent's Hospital, Parliament House and her Majesty's Theatre it is the perfect venue to meet with friends. The hotel is open 7 days a week and is fully licensed. The Pumphouse Hotel offers a host of possibilities for guests, catering for everything from the simple to the sublime. The Pumphouse Hotel is an enduring Melbourne icon.
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