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The Best Pubs in Melbourne

Considering the country's British roots, the pub is as integral to Australian culture as surfing and a proper sunburn. But unfortunately, most local pubs have morphed into grotesque sports bar-club hybrids…

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The Rose

The Rose has all of the trappings of an authentic Melbourne pub: The beer is cold, the big games are always on and the food is cheap and hearty. The…

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The Esplanade Hotel

Built in 1878, The Esplanade Hotel (known affectionately as "The Epsy") is the oldest continuously running live music venue in Australia. The dingy but cavernous interior smells of beer, sweat,…