Best Pubs In Australia

Come rain or shine, nothing beats stopping at a top-notch boozer for a refreshing pint with some drool-worthy grub. From energetic Irish haunts in Canberra touting chess tournaments and live music to Richmond watering holes that offer lip-smacking bevvies, check out our guide to the best pubs in Australia. 

Last updated on 5th September 2022

Melbourne: The Last Jar

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You can rely on Melbourne CBD's The Last Jar for the ultimate pub experience. This awesome watering hole offers a variety of live music and entertainment each night, alongside a crackin' beer selection which can be enjoyed in their stunning garden.

Located in the heart of Richmond, Royal Saxon is a great haunt for late-night drinks and hearty pub fare. Enjoy dining in their stunning inside space or opt to sit in their garden adorned with fairy lights. Searching for a place for a special celebration? They also have a range of function rooms.

Brisbane: DogTap

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If you're a beer fanatic, Brisbane's DogTap is a firm choice. This boozer boasts over 28 taps of the crispest booze in the biz, alongside a hearty menu filled with tacos, pizza and scrumptious wings. Not mad about hops? They also have some delicious wine and cocktails on offer.

Sydney: Village Crown

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Home to some of the best pub food, Village Crown is a great spot to munch on some tasty grub with pals. With a menu that offers a fabulous range of cuisines, including tapas dishes, steaks, hanging skewers and thin-crust pizzas, this Zetland boozer won't fail to disappoint. 

Perth: The Lucky Shag

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If you like drinking your margarita while taking in Insta-worthy views, The Lucky Shag has got you covered. This Perth CBD hotspot touts a whole load of entertainment, including live music on their stunning rooftop, alongside a pretty epic happy hour Sunday to Friday. Win-win?

Irish gem King O'Malley's is the perfect haunt for fun-filled antics. With an epic list of events, including chess tournaments and live music, this boozer is breaking the norm. Feeling peckish? You won't go hungry, as they have a great selection of pizzas and burgers to munch on.

One of the best pubs in Sydney Australia, The Village Narellan knows a thing or two about great vibes and top-tier food. Head to this much-loved spot for their daily specials, which include steak Mondays or a mouthwatering Sunday roast with all the trimmings, in their laidback space.