About The Irish Times

Every city needs a great Irish bar, and The Irish Times is bringing a little bit of the Emerald Isle to Melbourne’s CBD. Spread over two floors, whether it's to catch some live music, watch some sports, or indulge in some hearty, home-style Irish cuisine, The Irish Times is a favourite among Melbourne locals and tourists alike, located on Little Collins Street. We recommend tucking into some traditional Irish stew or The Irish Times’ famous homemade beef & guinness pie (sirloin chunks slow-cooked with thyme, carrots, onions, and celery in Guinness stout, topped with mashed potato and cheddar cheese), paired with a pint or two from the lengthy list of imported beers. To guarantee a table, making a reservation in advance is recommended.

Opening Times

Open now - Closes at 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am


The Irish Times
425-427 Little Collins Street, Melbourne CBD
Melbourne 3000

Menu Highlights



Spicy Buffalo Wings

Chicken wings tossed in a savoury blend of secret spices and paired with our cool creamy bleu cheese sauce

Lamp Chops

Irresistible, prime Gippsland lamb chops marinated with rosemary and mustard, basted with red wine jus

Loaded Potato Skins

Loaded with melted mozzarella, topped with crispy apple wood smoked bacon and served with sour cream and spring onion


Moroccan Lamb Salad

Grilled lamb tenders marinated with cumin, corriander and Morrocan spices served on a zesty salad and topped with olives, feta and mint Lebna

Caesar Salad

Crisp cos lettuce, lightly dressed with our homemade Caesar dressing, topped with crispy bacon, egg, herbed croutons and parmesan cheese

Mongolian Beef Salad

Primed cut beef strips tossed in balsamic glaze on a bed off rocket, tomatoes, onion, and pine nuts



Atlantic salmon pan fried served with garlic mash and herb tossed veggies flavoured with creamy grain mustard sauce

Wagyu 350gm

400 day grass fed, 4/6 marbling, farmed on the South Island of New Zealand, eating nothing but pure New Zealand pasture

Pork Cutlet

Moroccan spiced pork cutlet, grilled to perfection and glazed with our signature guinness sauce served with salad and creamy mash potato


Mushroom Onion Swiss Burger

Try our 200gm Angus beef burger topped with caramelised onion and sautéed mushrooms in white wine with melted Swiss cheese

Jalapeno Burger

This burger is the perfect choice if you are looking for something zesty. Char-grilled burger topped with melted American cheese, spicy salsa mix, sliced jalapeños

Barbeque Burger

For Aussie meat lovers, this burger is basted with BBQ sauce, stacked with mesclun, tomato, pickles, onion, melted cheddar cheese, crispy apple wood smoked bacon

12 The Irish Times Reviews

12 Reviews
Waiting time:Exceptionally good
Value for money:Good value
Noise levels:Pleasant
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Greg H.a month ago · 1 review

Excellent Food as always. We come to Melbourne once a year and always book in here for dinner and are never disappointed. Well worth it

Jason B.2 months ago · 1 review

Friendly service and good, hearty Irish food. Generous portions. If you choose the ribs, beware!! Even the half portion had to be shared. Can’t beat it!!

Elaina W.2 months ago · 1 review

Lunch with Mum was wonderful, Lovely atmosphere, Tasty food, I loved the prawn starter dish, Spicy, packed with flavour and Chargrilled, Yum,Yum. Location was great, the venue was easy to find

John Q.10 months ago · 1 review

Great food and good atmosphere, we were asked to move tables to make way for a bigger group and were all given free drinks and buffalo wings!

Jochem G.a year ago · 1 review

Very well organised, friendly customer service and they have a great food and drinks menu. We will be back for sure. Great burgers and bangers and mash!

Sarah B.7 months ago · 1 review

We had a great time at this traditional small Irish pub. Quite noisy and service a bit slow but the food was delicious! I had the mushroom burger. Beautiful!!! & their hot chips are to die for.

jenny b.6 months ago · 1 review

We really enjoyed our Christmas lunch at the Irish Times we attended the 2 o'clock sitting. Although it was very busy the service and food were both great.

Jen P.a year ago · 2 reviews

Great selection of food and friendly staff who really impressed me with their service. My only complaint was with the chewy meat in the beef and Guinness pie!

Jean P.4 months ago · 1 review

Great ambiance , staff very pleasant and most helpful, we all enjoyed the delicious food, Guinness pie was excellent. We parked easily in Queen st.

Norval H.a month ago · 1 review

Nice pub and nice food, especially for someone partial to the odd Kilkenny! Had the fish and chips and very happy to have done so.