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P.J. O'Brien's

) #69 of 3,375 Restaurants in Melbourne ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Irish, , British
Southgate | Southgate Restaurant & Shopping Precinct, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
+61 3 9686 5011
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good47%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Irish, Bar, British, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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Southgate | Southgate Restaurant & Shopping Precinct, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We popped in for a drink mid-week, because we loved the look of PJ Obrien’s. There is a wonderful warm ambience that draws you in. They have a very good beer and whiskey menu. The lovey Irish barmaid (loved her accent) helped us select a...More

Thank Carms2
AoifePJs, Manager at P.J. O'Brien's, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks a million for taking the time to review PJ's. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. I am sorry you did not end up getting your dips. Hopefully you can pop back into us soon & try them. Slainte,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dropped by for few main meals as I've been here before with some business Co workers. My colleagues ordered the slow cooked lamb shoulder which was not so tender and juicy ( supposed to be slow cooked) found it eatable but had better lamb roasts...More

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AoifePJs, Manager at P.J. O'Brien's, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi, Many thanks for taking the time to review PJ's. We are very sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your visit as much as the last time. Hopefully you can call into us again & the experience will be a more positive one....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pub was really packed , we were lucky to get a table, 7 people & all had an amazing meal ! The seafood chowder was the best!!

Thank SusanneAkehurst
AoifePJs, Manager at P.J. O'Brien's, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks a million for taking the time to review PJ's Southbank. We are delighted to here that you enjoyed your dining experience with us. Hopefully we will see you again soon! Slainte, Catherine

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in for a drink in the late afternoon. Staff were busy cleaning tables and setting them up for the evening bookings. The decor is very much in keeping with the Irish name but all in all the place looked a bit tired and...More

Thank justmeok006
AoifePJs, Manager at P.J. O'Brien's, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi, Many thanks for taking the time to review PJ's Southbank. We really appreciate the feedback. Hopefully you can pop back to us soon to try the food & listen to the live music. Slainte, Catherine

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cheers lads for a great weekend of drinks, music and food. Great hospitality also. Cheers David for putting up with us. See you guys soon if your ever in Christchurch pop into The Bog Irish bar and we will return the hospitality!

Thank JohnMen
AoifePJs, Manager at P.J. O'Brien's, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks a million for taking the time to review PJ's South bank. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us. Looking forward to the party in Christchurch! Slainte, Catherine

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Irish bar tucked away in the South gate shopping center. Really friendly staff and always greeted with a smile. Live music most days although our first visit ( we went several times it was always a pleasure) they had football on the TV ( Aussie...More

Thank Frankie L
AoifePJs, Manager at P.J. O'Brien's, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi, Many thanks for taking the time to review PJ's Southbank. We are delighted to hear that your visit was enjoyable. Hopefully we will see you again soon. Slainte, Catherine

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there for dinner after read some good reviews about the restaurant. Service was pretty good and quick. The meals and drinks prices are quite cheap for Southgate/Melbourne's casino area. We ordered the sunday roast and chowder. The roast pork was pretty dry, hardly...More

Thank Wilson H
AoifePJs, Manager at P.J. O'Brien's, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi, Thanks a million for taking the time to review PJ's Southbank. We are very sorry to hear that meals were not up to standard. Hopefully you can call into us again soon & your dining experience will be a more positive one. Slainte, Catherine

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quality Irish meals, not at airport prices. The service from Jo was stellar, definitely a future go to when we come to the airport

Thank TravisGdsPln
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The look and feel of this place had wonderful charm with wood floors, tables and chairs. We went here for beers after work two nights in a row. On the first night we were served by beautiful Irish maiden, that really transported us to Ireland....More

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AoifePJs, Manager at P.J. O'Brien's, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi, Thanks a million for taking the time to review us here in PJ'S Southbank. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the time spent with us. Hopefully we will see you again soon for a few more Kilkenny. Slainte, Catherine

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful home cooked style roast pork. Absolutely magnificent with roasted veges to match. Staff are always happy and helpful. Will return again taking new friends to visit.

Thank Glenys F
AoifePJs, Manager at P.J. O'Brien's, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi, Many thanks for taking the time to review PJ's Southbank. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the Roast Pork. Looking forward to seeing you again soon. Slainte, Catherine

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 14 - US$ 23
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, British, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 01:00
Monday
11:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 03:00
Saturday
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Southgate | Southgate Restaurant & Shopping Precinct, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Southbank
  • Neighbourhood: Southbank
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9686 5011
  • E-mail
Description
Located in the heart of Southgate, P.J.O'Brien's is one of Melbourne's favourite destinations for locals and visitors alike. Enjoy a couple of quiet ones in a cosy snug or get right into the atmosphere with a mix of traditional and contemporary live music every night of the week.
In P.J's Sidebar you can enjoy some freshly shucked oysters with a nice glass of wine. P.J's Sidebar is available for private and corporate events with a private upper area perfect for intimate occasions or meetings. Check out our Function Page for more information on events on P.J's Sidebar and Main Bar.
Open every day for lunch, dinner or just drinks with live music every night.
Lunch and dinner bookings recommended, group bookings essential.
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