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5.6 /6 Wonderful 10 Reviews

The Snug Public House

Brunswick European, Irish $$$ +100

About The Snug Public House

Full of traditional charm and dishing up a range of hearty Irish fare, this cosy pub situated in the heart of Brunswick brings a little bit of the Emerald Isle to Melbourne city. Located on Sydney Road, whether it’s for dinner or drinks, The Snug Public House is a popular choice with Melbournians and expats alike looking for some home comforts. Always a popular meeting place, booking a table in advance is recommended!

Opening Hours

  • Monday 15:00 - 01:00
  • Tuesday 15:00 - 01:00
  • Wednesday 15:00 - 01:00
  • Thursday 15:00 - 01:00
  • Friday 12:00 - 01:00
  • Saturday 11:00 - 01:00
  • Sunday 11:00 - 01:00
The Snug Public House, Sydney Rd 68, 3056 Melbourne

Further Information

We all know of the typical Irish pub cliches – tackily decorated and brimming with boisterous British tourists straight off of a budget airline flight – but at The Snug Public House in Melbourne you will find none of these things. At this traditional pub on Brunswick’s Sydney Road the food is quality, the atmosphere is joyous and the Jameson flows freely without a shamrock or leprechaun in sight. With exposed brick walls adorned with old-fashioned Irish relics, The Snug Public House is full of authentic character.

On the menu at this much loved Melbourne pub you will find classic Irish dishes like the Irish stew with lamb, root vegetables and cob loaf and bagun agus cabaiste (a pickled pork leg served with creamed potato, black cabbage and parsley cream). We recommend the fish supper, a freshly-caught flake fillet with chips, bread and butter and lashings of HP sauce of course. Wash it all down a Guinness or two, or a wee dram of some Irish whiskey. To grab the best table, make a reservation at this Brunswick pub beforehand.


10 Reviews

5.6 /6 Wonderful 10 Reviews
Food: heavenly
Service: extraordinary
Quality/Price: cheap
Noise: average
Waiting Time: short
Atmosphere: excellent
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1 review so far 6
03.07.2017 11:10

Excellent food and service. It was nice having the live music there too, although the volume could be turned down a bit as it was difficult to speak to each other across the table.

1 review so far 6
31.03.2016 13:48

The Snug is a terrific little pub with good food and entertainment. I have been there a number of times and I am sure that I will be back!

1 review so far 6
09.03.2016 08:38

The Snug is awesome. Food is fantastic and the staff are fabulous. I highly recommend The Snug for any event, be is dinner for two just a drink or your next party. You are sure to be looked after and you will not be disappointed.

1 review so far 6
28.02.2016 10:12

Excellent food and friendly, knowledgable service. Love the cozy and intimate feel of this place. Perfect for a cold winter night, but also great in summer in their beer garden.

1 review so far 5
29.01.2016 22:09

Great homely pub, fantastic staff and unique food. The irish stew comes hidden in a crusty cob loaf! The steak with marrow butter is succulent and perfectly cooked. Irish accents filter through the air and the atmosphere is enveloping - a great experience !

1 review so far 6
17.02.2016 13:55

Lovely Staff, who were very professional - food and atmosphere was fantastic ...I'll definitely be back and will let all my family and friends know a lovely Irish place to dine and drink :-) Thanks

2 reviews so far 6
15.02.2016 09:05

Staff were friendly and service was exceptional. Food was incredible, very tasty fare. Some of the best Guinness you will find on tap anywhere in Melbourne!

1 review so far 4
29.04.2016 14:03

Food was tasty, but given the hefty price tag I would have expected a bit better. Friendly staff and cute place. Would come back for a drink But wouldn't come out of my way to eat here again

1 review so far 6
17.02.2016 07:55

Fantastic family pub with authentic Irish cuisine and atmosphere. The children were made very welcome and the service was fantastic. Delicious food. Very highly recommended!

1 review so far 5
09.07.2017 07:56

best to book but it s snug space with real good old fashioned fare - both Irish and then more regular, Huge meals though so beware :-)