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Young and Jackson's Hotel

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 3:00 AM
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Iconic location below average food

There is no doubt this is a great building that has stood the test of time and the back packer... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Birt1964
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Melbourne, Australia
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Good place for lunch

Three of us had lunch. The menu is interesting and the food was very good. There is a comprehensive... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
912jack
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Geelong, Australia
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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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is no doubt this is a great building that has stood the test of time and the back packer serving staff are friendly enough. The food however is not very good. The chicken Parma was over cooked, dry and burnt on the edges. On...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner for six on a Thursday night, took 45 minutes for the food to arrive. That’s forgivable but having a cold schnitzel and chips, an over cooked piece of salmon and a dry well done steak with watery gravy that was supposed to be medium...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Three of us had lunch. The menu is interesting and the food was very good. There is a comprehensive drinks listing with by the glass wine and a wide range of beers and ciders. The service staff are competent and helpful. It is on the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I needed to kill some time in Melbourne while waiting for a train and popped into this pub. I saw a beer I hadn't seen before, "Young & Jackson Chloe's Ale," and decided to try it. The friendly and cheerful young lady behind the bar...More

Thank rohansourjah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Never disappoints. Pork belly was delicious. Saganaki for entree was a first for me & loved it. Staff are very helpful & gluten free wasn't an issue.

Thank denebarry
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Security staff on a power trip. Avoid this sh** hole if you have any standards whatsoever. Refused entry to a group of 8 because 2 people were over 40.

Thank Clare A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've always loved this great pub. And I often come in on my own but feel like I'm a part of the place. It has an awesome feel, vibrant and friendly downstairs with a great choice of beers and great food too. Up a level...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

At a pre-AFL match lunch, my 15 year old son had the chicken wings, and at the end of our trip he picked this as the best meal of the whole three week tour of Australia. I figured that’s worth a TripAdvisor review. I thought...More

Thank Pat T
Reviewed 13 August 2018

On the ground floor of this classic pub is an early opening cafe with a decent range of meals and snacks at modest prices. I tried the vegie burger and was beginning to think it was actually vegan. It had a patty of corn and...More

Thank platypus150
Reviewed 7 August 2018

go and have dinner with Cloe in this historic old pub that gets jumping, has a great restaurant quite a few bars and roof top bar. the meals looked great the staff attentive and the music was good.

Thank Joe M
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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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