Like Fitzroy, Richmond is one of the oldest suburbs in Melbourne and was a working-class stronghold for much of the 20th century. Hence, there are a lot of pubs here. They vary from old school boozers with original tiling, sticky carpet and no TVs, to flash bars with multimillion-dollar fit-outs. Here are our favourites.

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The Royston Hotel

The Terminus Hotel’s secluded little sister.

12 River Street, Richmond

Prince Alfred Hotel Richmond

A Richmond institution with classic pub food and a large open beer garden.

619 Church Street, Richmond
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Royal Saxon

A versatile, multi-leveled bar and a dining space.

545 Church St, Richmond

Corner Hotel

If you’re a live music fan in Melbourne you’ll have been there more than once already.

57 Swan Street, Richmond

The Bridge Hotel

A pub decked out like a movie set.

642 Bridge Road, Richmond
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Union House

A big, relaxed pub by the team behind The Marquis of Lorne.

270 Swan Street, Richmond
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