Best bar in the Melbourne CBD

The Mitre Tavern, best bar in the Melbourne CBD. Conveniently located on Bank Place right in the heart of the Melbourne CBD. The Mitre Tavern has stood the test of time. Opened in the 1830’s it has retained a lot of its original traditions and charms. Whether you’re looking for a cosy place to escape the winter cold while having a quiet chat with a friend by the fire place or enjoy a Beveridge in the shady beer garden and watch some afternoon sports on our big screen. The huge beer garden is a must visit as an outdoor terrace is a rare find in the Melbourne CBD.

As a family owned and run business you will find those extra special details that only a vested and caring eye can provide. One such example would be the attention paid to keeping the beer at its finest quality with a regular schedule of expertise line cleaning ensuring that the flavour stays crisp and clean while it makes its journey from the kegs in the chilled cellar and to your glass. You will surely notice that the Mitre Tavern has the best tasting beer in the Melbourne CBD. Another example would be the free snacks that are handed around of an early evening and a free sausage sizzle on Fridays.

The bar is always full of friendly and willing staff ready to provide quick and efficient service so you never have to wait in a line to order your drinks. With 23 craft and traditional beers on tap and even more unique exotic beers and ciders bottled in the fridge. You will always be able to find a drink that suits your mood. They even have espresso martini and margarita on tap! If wine is more your thing there is an extensive wine list sold by the bottle or one of the carefully selected house wines sold by the glass.

There are plenty of old style wooden taverna tables and booths to sit down and enjoy a traditional pub meal or if alfresco dining is what you want, there are outdoor tables on the ever green terrace. The head chef has been working in the kitchen for 18 plus years and has perfected the art of pub meals and getting them from the kitchen to your table in minimal time after placing your order. If you are looking for a fine dining experience, you can head up stairs to the Mitre steak house and enjoy not only one of the best steaks in the Melbourne CBD but in the entire city of Melbourne.

The key to the Mitre Taverns years of success is repeat business. With a large base of regular cliental you will recognize a lot of faces around the place, who are always up for cheerio and friendly chat. With a massive floor space and traditional atmosphere, the Mitre Tavern is not quite an Irish nor English pub but uniquely Australian. A great place to visit while touring Melbourne or come in on a regular basis and make some new friends.