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Elephant and Wheelbarrow

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$$ - $$$, British,
94-96 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9639 8444
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  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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Bar, British, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
94-96 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Elephant and Wheelbarrow trades on the old English pub theme, complete with the stinky carpet and toilets. If you’re looking for somewhere to rest your feet and have a quick drink, this is a good spot but I wouldn’t eat there, especially with such...More

Thank Shelley J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good selection of beers on tap. Bar staff very friendly. Entrees were good for sharing. Brisket was yummy and full of flavour. The wine list is good and majority are sold by the glass. It actually worked out slightly cheaper by the glass than a...More

1  Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just flew in from Brisbane and looked for somewhere to eat in Bourke street and we couldn't have found s better place. Not far from the Citadines where we stayed and the food was delicious and the beer large and cold. I think its a...More

1  Thank Jack K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in for a quick meal and drink. Food and service was great so went back again. Had cottage pie the first time and then roast beef. Both good size serves. Guinness was poured perfect.

Thank GDohnt
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

A good located pub with a good atmosphere. Food is great, prices a little high but the servings are big. Drinks prices typical high Melbourne city prices however the service was good.

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

We had the ploughman's board and a couple of pints. Loved everything about this place. The ceiling is absolutely beautiful stained glass. Great old woodwork, and bonus, the bartender bears a striking resemblance to Ned Kelly.

Thank crazyoldcrone
Reviewed 26 September 2017

The Elephant and Wheelbarrow is an inner-city English themed Pub, located in the Melbourne Theatre District. It serves traditional English Pub fare with decent variety and has a fair number of decent brews on tap. It's a smoke-free venue, traditional decor, mediocre room to move...More

Thank RobertyBobbery
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Visited here for 3 consecutive Sundays for a roast lunch, me being here from the UK for 2 months. Enjoyed Roast Pork twice and Lamb one week always accompanied by a local pale ale. Meat is always great quality. Veggies are not always as hot...More

Thank Bluden
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

We don't usually like themed pubs, but needed to use the facilities so decided to have a beer... then stayed for dinner... It was a great pub with lots of atmosphere, the beer was delicious and the food was tasty. We had the Eye Fillet...More

Thank Bluedog908
Reviewed 22 September 2017

DEFINETLY try this great establishment, a place where you enjoy the atmosphere ,the ambience, the staff and the FOOD .This is definetly one of the best hotels in the Greater Melbourne area .If your in town go there you will not be dissapointed

Thank dal15
Locals know that Chinatown is the tried and true place
to eat before hitting the nightclub scene. The place
simply buzzes, and the well-preserved buildings exude
a sense of Imperial China stemming from immigration
over a century ago. In restaurant after restaurant on
Little Bourke Street, you'll find delicious dishes
such as sizzling honeyed prawns, and value for your
money. Stately matrons oversee family kitchens serving
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94-96 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9639 8444
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