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Mail Exchange Hotel

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Astonmil M.E.H. 688 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9903 6880
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  • Average14%
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Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Astonmil M.E.H. 688 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Great for a fast tasty dinner and a place to chill, met a few friends there on a Monday night had a parma and a few drinks and watched the world cup, staff a friendly and it's a clean place, highly recommend it.

Thank Cam B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently had many people in a group and we were given a 'private' area where you can slide the doors closed. Lovely muted decor with a touch of glamour about it. It was quiet as we were there for lunch but the customers started coming...More

Thank Riarua
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good nights and bad nights with relation to types of food which was the bar menu food. For example I had calamari and chips and while the chips were nice the calamari was overcooked and the sauce they used was . . . . ....More

Thank Stephen E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We needed somewhere for 25-30 former colleagues to meet after one of our own died very suddenly. The Mail Exchange provided us with a (quite large) private area and designed a set price Sunday Roast (which isn’t on their menu) plus a chocolate lava cake...More

Thank SrAct3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walked past the place many times. I knew that it was there and to be honest as a bar so close to the train station I had written it off as likely too small. Came with a group and this was our first stopover on...More

Thank Daniel E
Reviewed 1 week ago

My very large family and I had an excellent Birthday lunch on Saturday at this lovely restaurant. As we had a large group there were some very large tables that accommodated us beautifully. The service was fabulous, the lady was very helpful and friendly the...More

1  Thank gr0nk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate in the restaurant and took some work with me while I happily waited. Service prompt and food was incredible. Had the kingfish risotto. Wow. I come here twice a year and it is very consistent. Will keep coming back.

Thank MrNigGle1971
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here instead of eating at DFO food court over the road . The chicken parmi was ok could have been bit hotter the chips were delish, salad not bad. Calamari rings excellent,on bed of chopped lettuce,cherry tomatoes,onions and olives very tasty. Meals were...More

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Dear dairy Today I had the displeasure of dinning at the mail exchange, i walked in with the boys seeking the classic chicken parmi. Now we have had afew chicken parmis in our time, real veterans of the dish. We walked with high hopes, approached...More

1  Thank Jake A
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Every time I come here the overpriced chicken parmi is soggy and the air conditioner drips on me. No jugs, no thanks. Only gave one star because I couldn't give zero.

2  Thank tomfeno
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Astonmil M.E.H. 688 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9903 6880
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