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4.8 /6 Excellent 12 Reviews

The Fifth Province

St Kilda Bar $$ +100
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About The Fifth Province

Forget about leprechauns and other tired cliches, The Fifth Province is a genuine Irish pub full of authentic charm. Located on St Kilda’s Fitzroy Street, this cosy joint serves up home-style Irish dishes with a range of malt whiskeys and European beers on tap. Popular among Melbourne locals as well as the city's Irish expats looking for a home away from home, The Fifth Province can get busy so book ahead to grab one of the best tables!

Opening Hours

  • Monday 11:00 - 01:00
  • Tuesday 11:00 - 01:00
  • Wednesday 11:00 - 01:00
  • Thursday 11:00 - 01:00
  • Friday 11:00 - 01:00
  • Saturday 10:00 - 01:00
  • Sunday 11:00 - 01:00
The Fifth Province, Fitzroy Street 3/60, 3182 St Kilda

Further Information

With its traditional wooden furniture and walls adorned with vintage relics, Melbourne’s The Fifth Province is full of character. Boasting a warm and welcoming atmosphere, the food on offer here is equally as homely too. The Galway full Irish breakfast (black and white pudding, Denny-style sausages, grilled rashers of bacon, tomato, fried potatoes, sautéed mushrooms, fried eggs and baked beans served with sourdough toast and a fresh slice of Irish soda bread) will have you jumping out of bed in the morning and running over to St Kilda’s Fitzroy Street.

Other hearty Irish dishes on the menu include the St James Gate beef stew (slow-cooked beef in a rich Guinness stout with root vegetables, served in a crusty cob loaf on a bed of mashed potato) and the bagun agus cabaiste (Irish boiled bacon served with buttered new potatoes and a pan-fried mix of cabbage with a parsley sauce). Of course you’ll find Guinness on tap at The Fifth Province and a steady supply of Jameson, alongside an array of craft beers and malt whiskey. Bringing a little bit of the Emerald Isle to Melbourne’s St Kilda, this lively pub can fill up fast so book in advance to avoid disappointment!


12 Reviews

4.8 /6 Excellent 12 Reviews
Noise: quiet
Atmosphere: entertaining
Service: friendly
Food: delicious
Quality/Price: cheap
Waiting Time: no waiting time
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1 review so far 6
18.06.2017 18:04

The table was perfectly placed, the staff were amazing and it was a really friendly, warm atmosphere. I would not hesitate to go back to The Fifth Province

2 reviews so far 6
02.06.2017 23:05

Service, meal & half pint of Guiness was excellent. Venue was charming, warm and comfortable. Definatlely will visit again. Missed the opportunity to hear Lunasa last Sunday evening.

2 reviews so far 6
20.04.2016 17:48

Food was great, I had the salmon and it was cooked perfectly and HUGE, husband had the curry and enjoyed it.. ambiance great, staff friendly ...good find...happy hour till 6...GO!

1 review so far 6
02.04.2016 15:10

The Fifth Province has great atmosphere, the service was friendly, the food was of good quality and the servings were generous. Overall, a pleasant experience.

1 review so far 6
07.01.2016 10:11

great food and great service, thank you very much :-) we all enjoyed the food very much, the quantity of food provided to us was much more than we expected, so we were so full

1 review so far 5
05.05.2017 01:44

The atmosphere was enjoyable with music that fitted very well. The staff were very friendly and attentive. Nice meal. I would recommend this place for a friendly drink :)

1 review so far 5
20.03.2016 09:26

Good service, excellent food, wine is a little expensive, definitely recommend though. Can get very busy so it pays to book. Excellent pub fare at a reasonable price.

1 review so far 5
09.03.2016 08:40

A lovely setting - only issue was the size of the portions and too many courses - one should be eliminated. SErvoce was attentive and pleasant

2 reviews so far 5
05.02.2016 07:01

Friendly waiting staff, speedy and generous portios. A bit noisy for us but a good atmosphere. Free parking is available not far away from the restaurant.

5 reviews so far 5
08.06.2016 17:53

Great place for a beer after work. Nice atmosphere and a good band performing although it was a bit loud

1 review so far 2
25.12.2015 20:01

Christmas dinner: we were stuck on a tiny table in the corner, chairs were to low for table, sat in bar were ppl weren't eating

1 review so far 1
19.01.2016 19:45

Wasn't as easy to sit down and enjoy a birthday gift having dinner! Took about 30 minutes to get it sorted ! Very embarrassing in front of other diners