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The Last Jar

#559 of 3,204 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Irish, Bar, Pub, Australian, Gastropub
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616 Elizabeth St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9348 2957
11:30 - 01:00
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Tue - Sun 11:30 - 01:00
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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We walked into the pub on a Wednesday evening to find an Irish Folk Music jam in progress. Musicians would join and and play. In the end a lively group was playing. The selection of beers was decent.

1 Thank qxvxe
Bendigo, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

New management have recently moved into The last Jar, with the change they have brought a new bubbly efficient team, with a wealth of hospitality experience amongst them . Nice to be greeted with a smile a lovely Irish accent.. Lunch specials for $15 served with a pot or house wine great value , plenty of options available Mains provide... More 

2 Thank delishldish
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

The staff were not very friendly and when the food was served a few orders were incorrect. They ran out of some ingredients and didn’t say anything until we noticed and asked and then told us. Should have told us when they realised and asked if we wanted to change our order. The place is dirty and has a really... More 

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Busselton, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

This small pup has the most amazing food and my husband said the best pint of Guinness. An impromptu group of musicians was just setting up and quietly jamming away. The best Irish music I have heard in a long time and not so intrusive that you could not talk. The best beef cheeks if you want to give them... More 

1 Thank MollyD1953
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

I've been here for lunch. They have good prices for lunch -- something like 10 dollar for a main course. The quality is ok, nothing to die for. Not sure the quantity is the same as if you eat here for dinner -- the fish and chips seems to be more "light" at lunch. The service is basic, but friendly.

Thank Giovanni C
Broadmeadow, New South Wales, Australia
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

We were looking for someone interesting to have a drink after dinner and located this little Irish gem. As we walked in there was a circle of Irish musicians having a session, singing and playing multiple instruments. An old pub, which made you feel as though you had just stepped into Ireland. The staff were lovely and so were the... More 

1 Thank Lynlee E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Bloody good food. Great bar staff. Nice cold cider on tap. Not far from the Royal Melbourne Hospital.

1 Thank DiggerRob
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

I visit the Last Jar every time I am in Melbourne. I love their friendly service, and the easy going atmosphere. There is a beer garden upstairs which is great and cosy. Prices are reasonable, and service is great. Love this place

1 Thank manspins
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

We arrived at 13:10 hrs on a Friday and ordered lunch. The place was half full, but few had food yet. We were told a 25 minute wait was required, but it actually took 45 minutes. In the meantime we had some very nice wines. The meals were exceptional. My friend had a grilled chicken sandwich with chips for $10... More 

2 Thank platypus150
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

In summary - no vegetarian options, two non vegetarian options, one dessert, no skim milk. Save yourself the disappointment - go somewhere else. PS apparently the business has been sold and they are keeping it running on the smell of an oily rag and the scraps from the back of the fridge

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 30
Irish, Bar, Pub, Australian, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 616 Elizabeth St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9348 2957
An Irish Pub that feels like your nan's lounge room. The food is wholesome and prepared from scratch on-site from Irish breads and butter, to the black and white pudding.Push your culinary limits with crispy pig's ears, brawn (pig's head) or just settle for a great steak.Great beer, music and friendly staff.

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