The Perfect Richmond Pub Crawl

3min April 3rd, 2023
Explore the Ultimate Richmond Pub Adventure: Your Guide to the Perfect Crawl!

Eclectic, energetic, and refreshingly down to earth, the inner-city enclave of Richmond is home to some of Melbourne’s best pubs, clubs, cafes, and restaurants. Just 3km east of the CBD, Richmond draws a crowd from far and wide, particularly those seeking amazing cuisine, atmospheric watering holes, and a pulsating nightlife. So where do you start? May we suggest a little thing called the perfect Richmond pub crawl.


Good vibes abound at Harlow, one of Richmond’s favourite hotspots. Complete with a cozy dining space, neon-drenched basement bar, sprawling split-level beer garden, and a rooftop that boasts city views, Harlow is a must-visit for your next night out . Whether you’re after some light bites to share, a hearty pub meal or simply a drink or two, Harlow is the perfect place to mix with old and new friends alike on your perfect Richmond pub crawl.

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Harlow practices the Responsible Service of Alcohol

Prince Alfred Hotel

Occupying a prominent position on Church Street, the Prince Alfred Hotel is a cracking Melbourne pub that keeps locals coming back for more. Old-school and contemporary combine seamlessly here, plus the beautiful leafy beer garden invites you to sit, relax and soak up the sunshine. Name your poison, grab a feed and debate with friends as to whether you really need to move on to  continue your perfect Richmond pub crawl.

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Prince Alfred Hotel practices the Responsible Service of Alcohol

Richmond Club Hotel

Close your eyes and picture the perfect pub to visit on the perfect pub crawl. Chances are you’ve just pictured  Richmond Club Hotel. Originally built in 1887, this crowd favourite is a ‘must-stop’ on your Richmond pub crawl. Traditional public bar? Tick. Beer garden? Tick. Rooftop with epic views of the MCG and Melbourne skyline? Tick. Menu featuring all your favourite pub meals? Tick. Make no mistake, if the Richmond Club Hotel isn’t on your perfect Richmond pub crawl itinerary, you might as well remove the word ‘perfect’.

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Richmond Club Hotel practices the Responsible Service of Alcohol

Bridge Hotel

A corner pub split in two with a cobblestone laneway running straight through the centre…it doesn’t get more quintessential Melbourne Richmond than this. The ridiculously inviting Bridge Hotel offers a classic pub atmosphere where you can relax with friends and let the banter flow while you enjoy a drink and a hearty meal. Last stop on your perfect Richmond pub crawl? Who says you can’t start all over again.

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Bridge Hotel practices the Responsible Service of Alcohol

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