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Young and Jackson's Hotel

Cnr Swanston & Flinders Sts, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9650 3884
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Wonderful food

We had dinner here and was surprised by the quality and quantity of the food, we would highly... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jo-Anne B
Visit Chloe....

Visit the famous Chloe painting, very nice to have a drink, we were too late to have anything to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wanaka, New Zealand
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Young and Jackson is Australia's most Iconic Hotel. Beautifully restored and refurbished it is a comfortable blend of boutique bar and classic pub, a perfect destination for all occasions. Situated on the vibrant corner of Swanston and Flinders street Y&J's is the perfect place to meet with friends, watch sports on our big screens, enjoy a drink or share a meal. Our ground floor bars feature a range of over 30 taps with a focus on a wide variety of Australian Craft beer and Cider, Complemented by mainstream local classics. Chloe's Rooms on the first floor offer a relaxed destination. With comfortable couches, boutique beers, fine wine, unique cocktails and unrivalled views of Melbourne's most iconic sights. This is the home of the famous 'Chloe' who has graced the bar walls of Young and Jackson for over a century. On our rooftop is the unique and quirky Cider Bar. With 8 ciders on tap and a massive selection of local and imported ciders in bottle, this is the ideal bar to settle in for a refreshing bevie. In winter, mulled cider will keep you warm on a cold winters' eve. Food is available on all levels of the hotel with classic pub fare available in our downstairs bistro and bars and in our rooftop cider bar. Tapas and a la carte dining are available upstairs.
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  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
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“iconic pub” (9 reviews)
“rooftop bar” (14 reviews)
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Cnr Swanston & Flinders Sts, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Central Business District
+61 3 9650 3884
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had dinner here and was surprised by the quality and quantity of the food, we would highly recommend the Young & Jackson for a meal

Thank Jo-Anne B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visit the famous Chloe painting, very nice to have a drink, we were too late to have anything to eat as we had just been on a ghost tour (which we would highly recommend as it did tell you the story of Chloe)..... great to...More

Thank Divinginnz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is reputed to be one of the oldest, if not the oldest, bar/hotel in Melbourne. It is not a modern tourist-orientated place but seemed to be used mainly by locals and is situated on the corner opposite Flinders Street Station. It has three bars...More

Thank malabarfly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely time until as we were leaving we were told no more drinks were being served upstairs. Fair enough. But myself and a friend were playing with make up and giggling and having fun. Only to be told by the security man that...More

Thank Hicky3813
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Go here a bit after a footy game on the weekend and enjoy a few beers in one of the bars there. The fact is this place is almost a Melbourne cultural icon - and I like to go there. But this week (midweek on...More

Thank WildDogOz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've walked past this pub many times during my 15 years living in Melbourne,but being a little wary of crowds (or the general pub atmosphere) I would generally avoid it. A while ago I had spare time and it was fairly quiet that afternoon, so...More

Thank Macquaria A
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Went there last weekend and as usual we thoroughly enjoyed it. My husband had the Cuban sanwich (which he always does as he enjoys it so much); my daughter had a Devonshire Tea - she enjoyed it apart from the sultanas in the scones. Staff...More

Thank TapasLover51
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Lunched with friends in the ground floor restaurant. Service was friendly and efficient. The menu provided a broad variety of meals. As two couples, we chose the Pie, the Cuban Pork Sandwich, and Bacon and Eggs. The pie was huge, full of tender beef and...More

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 6 May 2017

I noticed a lot of noise, and many lively people inside. They were watching large screen TVs and footy games. I decide to join the crowd since it was raining outside. I did not request food, but thoroughly enjoyed their white rabbit dark ale. I...More

Thank viatgesrjr
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Good pub. Sports on TV. Lots of people coming and going just as any pub near a rail station. I didn't eat here and probably wouldn't. This is a pub, for drinks. I don't think they claim to be anything else.

Thank Bluden
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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