3 Restaurants in Melbourne: Irish

Join in the craic in Melbourne's Irish restaurants

Melbourne is known as the cultural and sporting capital of Australia and also as the country's most European city. You can see all of these characteristics in the Irish restaurants of Melbourne, where good food goes together with excellent beers, whiskey and great 'craic'. There's a vibrant Irish community in Melbourne, which may be small in number but it's certainly big on personality. These people know how to enjoy a party, so when you're in the mood for a good time check out our selection of Irish restaurants in Melbourne and book a table at some of the liveliest places in town.

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The Fifth Province

St Kilda
Drinks$$$$
5.0/619
The Fifth Province

The Irish Times

Melbourne CBD
Drinks$$$$
4.9/615
The Irish Times

The Snug Public House

Brunswick
Irish$$$$
5.6/610
The Snug Public House
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    Book Irish restaurants in Melbourne for fine food and drink

    The Snug Public House on Sydney Road, Brunswick, sets the bar for Melbourne's Irish restaurants. This family run establishment goes far beyond the familiar cliches of Irish pubs across the world, delivering a more authentic experience. The food is fantastic, too, with a tempting choice of Irish classics, such as Guinness stew and fish and chips, together with a regularly changing selection of contemporary dishes. They also have the first vegan Irish menu in Oz. Remember to book though, because the Snug is, well, pretty snug!
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    Melbourne's Irish restaurants are great for a gathering

    If you're looking for somewhere for a great night out with friends, then look no further than the Irish restaurants of Melbourne. You can expect some hearty fare and of course, the famous stout – ideal to wash it all down. There is an old proverb in Ireland which says that 'laughter is brightest where food is best', which explains exactly why the atmosphere is such fun in Melbourne's Irish restaurants. Just gather your gang and join in the fun.
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    Typical dishes in Melbourne's Irish restaurants

    You might just be surprised by the variety of dishes being served up in the Irish restaurants of Melbourne. A hearty Irish stew is a familiar favourite, while the comforting colcannon and champ accompany many meals. Coddle is another typical stew, hailing from Dublin and typically made with boiled bacon, potato and onions. Ireland is also famous for its seafood and you'll find lots of salmon, prawns and oysters on the menu. Mussels steamed with bacon and cider is one popular dish. Just book a table here on Quandoo and get ready to sample some great cooking from the Emerald Isle.