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Young and Jackson's Hotel

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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...more
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Cnr Swanston & Flinders Sts, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Central Business District
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Reviewed yesterday

The place has a great atmosphere, people having a mid week drink after work. We had a slow and relaxed meal. The food was of a very high standard and the staff were really friendly and efficient. $135 for 3 mains and 3 drinks. We...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Good menu, including kangaroo. Only concern was service was a little slow to get started. But we had a great night with good food and wine ! Desert ( ice cream sandwich biscuits were very hard ) was a disappointment but they took it off...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Lawrence F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this iconic Pub for a Pre-Theatre Dinner in a group of four. Nice table upstairs, helpful and efficient service and a super meal. Limited menu but sufficeint choice and served in an interesting manner - this is restaurant standard food. Price was very reasonable...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Basil16
Reviewed 1 week ago

Drinks and food are pretty generic, nothing wrong with it, nothing great. Shame there were so many smokers on the rooftop bar.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Physim
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to restaurant here today. Requested the gfo of a dish only to find no gfo as cooked in same batter as non gf food. Salad was poor alternative.More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Charlotte S
Megan H, Manager at Young and Jackson's Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Charlotte, i'm sorry there wasn't a gluten free option available for you on Saturday as many of our dishes are gluten free and we do try to accommodate gluten intolerance and allergy depending on the degree. We do offer an option to pan fry...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Previously enjoyed pleasant service and enjoyable pub style food. Unfortunately adopting a new model of service or non-service in the eating area, meals could not be placed on the one number so quite hilariously we were issued with 4 separate numbers on sticks – to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Cathystravels
Megan H, Manager at Young and Jackson's Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Cathy, thanks for you email and your feedback. As discussed via email we had only implemented the counter service model a few weeks prior to your visit and had some ironing out to do - particularly in regards to our till system. Hopefully this...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The pub lovely inside but we had dinner in there food was cold and very basic, service was poor no check backs as I would have told someone as not my job to chase them, plus tables with dirty plates on for a long time...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SueD2226
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped off here for breakfast and we weren't disappointed. Its a nice old style busy bar/cafe in the CBD and quite charming. Breakfasts were beautifully cooked and presented. The coffee was also excellent. The only downside was the late arrival of one breakfast when everyone...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here with friends one night. The pub has got a lot of character and old world charm about it. There a a couple of bars to explore and There is a grand selection of beverages to try. They had live music playing the night...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The bar upstairs was pleasant, but the staff downstairs were weirdly hostile, and at times it looked like they were trying to provoke conflict.

Date of experience: February 2019
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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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