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“Finally Sunday Roast!”
Review of P.J. O'Brien's

P.J. O'Brien's
Ranked #153 of 4,484 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 13 - US$ 22
Cuisines: Irish, Australian, Pub
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Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Southbank
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.
Reviewed 4 April 2015

My friend took me here for Sunday roast while I was visiting. The lunch was really delicious and the portions generous. We opted for the roast with a pint of cider costing $20 which was a bargain. The decor was traditionally Irish and there was so much to look at. We were served by a really friendly Irish guy who had a bit of a laugh with us too. The only reason I would not give it 5 was because it was really dark inside but this is because it is set in a shopping centre.

Definitely worth a visit!

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Reviewed 28 March 2015

If you love the irish culture or your irish yourself then get to this bar you wont be disappointed it has live irish music on all night and the place is always bouncing, live irish singers jamming away, the atmosphere is something else! The workers are all irish, it makes you feel like your back in Dublin parting hard and im not even from Ireland! Go down one night and enjoy the brilliance of PJ's!

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Reviewed 17 March 2015 via mobile

what can I say went to the Quiet Man for a guinness first ..very disappointed rip off place.. .. was told to head to p.j.o brien for the crack ..WOW the minute I enter the pub the staff and crowd were so friendly. .myself and my family were over well with the service on a very busy day St.Patrick.s day ..the staff could not do enough to make our trip to Melbourne any better ..10 out of 10 ..

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Reviewed 16 March 2015 via mobile

Good food. Staff very friend and quick service. Value for money and decent portion size.

Would recommend.

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Thank Yilmaz69
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Reviewed 15 March 2015

Visited on Grand Prix day, so it was crowded and more so before we left. We were given menus but didn't realise that we had to go and order at the bar, once that was sorted it was all great, the drinks are reasonable and the food arrived reasonably quickly. Great,filling food, we had the Kilkenny fish and chips, they forgot my mushy peas, but it still tasted great. Partner had Calamari, there were no chips with his, but a great quantity of calamari so all good. The music was good, and so was the atmosphere, staff seem very busy but had it all under control. Lots of different sitting areas to choose from. Very nice!

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Thank AnneCognito
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