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Builders Arms Hotel

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, ,
211 Gertrude St, Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3065, Australia
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good46%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (14 reviews)
“roast pork” (4 reviews)
“prawns” (10 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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211 Gertrude St, Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3065, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed the fried prawn wontons and the house rose (Sainte Anne by the glass) went well with the food. Lovely cold tap beer. Nice outdoor area to enjoy the great Melbourne weather

Thank Ross H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very much a fan of Andrew McConnells food/restaurants. Spacious venue on the first floor. We had shared entrees including broccoli, asparagus and pickled vegetables. For main pork belly and potatoes. The Clove meringue, green apple and yoghurt ice cream was very pleasant. Overall a good...More

Thank GastroGaz
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Visited with a group of friends, the food was ok although very limited for vegetarians and the dish they had on the menu was sold out! Was told the steaks were really good by those who had them....wine menu is good and had a great...More

Thank Jaq F
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Had a great lunch sitting outside watching the hustle and bustle of Fitzroy go by with a glass of Riesling and amazing chili mussels with charcuterie on the side.

1  Thank Shumon K
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

This is a great place for great pub grub. The food & wine list are good. The place is fairly noisy. Make sure you pre book a table if you don’t want to wait as it’s popular. It’s a good place to meet up with...More

Thank Marcel C
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We where in the area and thought we would pop in for a burger or steak. Plenty of seating inside , outside was mostly full, being a Sunday night. Mostly young staff , relatively friendly. We went for the bistro menu (that was limited as...More

Thank Mercury_one1
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Was looking forward to this... but.... Decided on the banquet. Smashed cucumber and radish, and dish of heirloom tomatoes were Ok, but not remotely asian. Next two courses arrived quickly, by 30 mins after we arrived we had five dishes on our very tiny table....More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The pub is nicely decked out in side. The food is great and the staff are very friendly, certainly worth a visit.

Thank Deb T
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Nice clean place, didn't have a chance to try the food however drinks where way overpriced. Nothing is making me want to re visit

Thank goodfoodlover2016
Reviewed 4 February 2017

The Ricky and Pinky restaurant serve contemporary Asian food at the Builders Arms Hotel in Fitzroy. The waitstaff are friendly and professional. We enjoyed the food and the drinks. We think there is not enough noise absorbing features at the restaurant because it is quite...More

Thank Franz K
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
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23 June 2015|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Petrinahm | Reviewed this property |
Hi Mark, It's pretty relaxed there, more like a Gastro Pub vibe, but Melbernians tend to dress very well, the best in Australia I'd say. Enjoy and try whatever is on the rotisserie, you will not be disappointed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 Gertrude St, Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3065, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Yarra  >  Fitzroy>  > Fitzroy
  • Neighbourhood: Fitzroy
  • Phone Number: 94177700
  • E-mail
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