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Napier Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Bar, Pub, Australian
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210 Napier St, Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3065, Australia
+61 3 9419 4240
12:00 - 01:00
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Sun 13:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 15:00 - 23:00
Fri 12:00 - 01:00
Sat 13:00 - 00:00
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Bunbury, Australia
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103 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Started out with a great full flavor beer..They have many options! The food was excellent fish and chips, Kangaroo steak, and a vegetarian dish. Service was great, the ruff boys...great time and get together with familynand friends

Thank Woodyw378
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161 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Would have been happy to give this pub a much higher rating given the afternoon started well for the four of us. Casual Sunday afternoon for drinks and lunch which we all thought was good not great. The others had fish, & steak and I ordered salad to go along with the linguine with crab & chilli. I found a... More 

Thank 3644jv
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255 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

A real pub with great beers and EXCELLENT food. Staff are friendly and efficient. Kitchen staff are dedicated! Can't complain and am eager to return!!!

Thank Ornithorh
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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134 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

The Napier Hotel was the dinner venue two nights in a row. Once for the Black Peppercorn Kangaroo, and once for the Chicken Parmigiana with smoked kangaroo. Both were substantial, and delicious. The choice of beers, both local and imported, is good. There is long table and bench style seating inside, and smaller tables outside. Gas heaters keep the outside... More 

Thank Houston914
Sydney, Australia
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93 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Fantastic Pub. Great beer on tap, great AFL atmosphere, and awesome restaurant quality food dished up by the chef and very reasonable prices. We have been here 3 times now, and the bar staff are super friendly, and as mentioned the beer and the food is great. Its the small things that often matter, like the even distribution of salt... More 

Thank Jaimes A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Lived in Melbourne for a few years now and can't see past this place! Porterhouse steak cooked to perfection every time.my girlfriend also gets the Parma every time as she reckons it's also the best she has had in Melbourne. You could find some cheaper options around but in my eyes, you pay for what you get when it comes... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

A nice old style pin that doesn't take itself too seriously. The purists area is a good size but could use a little more natural light. Nice cozy little fire inside and a solid beer choice.

Thank Matthew B
Gold Coast, Australia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

I visit Melb every three months and this place is always on my to do list. Awesome food, atmosphere and friendly people. I read a few recent reviews and I must say it nearly put me off ! However you can't always trust what you read ! And as always the Napier hotel delivered all of the above as usual... More 

Thank jennibryant
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Please try the kangaroo salad - it's huge, cooked just right and tastes fantastic . The ambience is great and the service great. Loved the pUbuntu restaurant

Thank SPlumber
Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Had lunch at the Napier hotel yesterday. It is a great spot however I was very disappointed with my Steak. I ordered the 500g Porterhouse medium rare. One of my friends had the 350g Fillet whilst another had a different cut not sure what it was. They were all ordered medium rare they all came medium to well done. It... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 14
Bar, Pub, Australian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff, Television
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
13:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 Napier St, Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3065, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Yarra  >  Fitzroy>  > Fitzroy
  • Neighbourhood: Fitzroy
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9419 4240

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Fitzroy

Neighbourhood Profile
Fitzroy is an unusual blend of working class roots, hip gentrification, and a robust bohemian work ethic. Along Brunswick Street and its side streets, you'll find little independent shops where local clothes and furniture designers display their wares. There are specialist bookshops, funky record bars, and quality vintage clothing shops where browsing is the next best thing to buying. Gertrude Street is famous for its cuisine and art galleries, but if you want to buy an old-fashioned snooker table, there is a shop for that too. Small pubs still exist, tucked away on the corners of suburban side streets that serve up traditional Sunday roasts. Live music abounds, and the street performers play so hard you worry to tip them would ruin their concentration. Venture to the Spanish quarter on Johnston Street and you may even find street dancing. It is all happening amidst off-beat street murals and the shuffle of a very funky neighbourhood that embraces both old and new.
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