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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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  • Very good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Astonmil M.E.H. 688 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is definitely the place to stop for a meal and beverage when one is on their way to Tullemarine Airport. Located conveniently across the road from Skybus on cnr Bourke and Spencer streets!

Thank paulbmelbourne
Reviewed 1 week ago

we do not mind paying for good food in melbourne but this is only pud food and because its in melbourne cbd they can charge top restaurnt prices

Thank trolley1265
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Poached eggs were rock hard , hash browns were so over cooked there was no potato to be found , service was terriblep

Thank lynbuhagiar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice new modern setting in this historic building. Roomy dining area with pleasant staff serving good pub food at reasonable prices. Popular with footy fans ahead of the games at Etihad stadium. Thanks for the vote if you found this review helpful.

Thank nilintentum_reliquit
Reviewed 18 August 2017

This is a place for hardworking people to assemble after work. The bar is alive , visitors pick their drinks and mostly stand around the bar. There is a gaming area for those who want to try their luck at the slot machines.After a couple...More

Thank pradeepkant
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Have eaten here in the past and I have to say the quality of food has dropped. Fish and chips needed seasoning, they were bland and so was the soup. I hope they improve because it is a nice place for a bite to eat...More

Thank vandelau
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Big pokies venue, food is OK and they have plenty of beers on tap. Seating can be a bit limited and it can fill up with the after work and footy crowds

Thank cheekyd0g
Reviewed 4 August 2017

The restaurant is a large open area. The first night we went there it was quiet but we went back on a Saturday before a game at Etihad and it was packed so we left! Our meal on the first night was OK, prices about...More

Thank plspoon
Reviewed 30 July 2017

I dropped in on a Tuesday night to use my $30 members birthday voucher. We arrived at around 5pm and were one of the first to arrive in the dining room which has a lovely upmarket feel. By the time we left the bar area...More

Thank tommomelbourne
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Ted from the mail exchange cooked me the most amazing steak (blue) i have ever had. Great char on the outside and hot but raw on the inside. This guy is incredible. I keep coming back for this steak and it is different when Ted...More

Thank lukeped
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, 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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