You really can’t beat a classic pub meal, so here are a few of our favourites from around the country.
Whether it's a traditional menu that gets you going or you lean a bit more toward the gastropub side of things, we are spoilt for choice when it comes to tucking into some pub grub.
We take a look at some of the best spots to grab a bite in your capital city.
Known for its $85 butcher board, this place has nailed proper pub fare.
Take in the view across Lake Ginninderra from this waterfront pub – their all-day $15 pizzas on Mondays is worth checking out.
St Georges Terrace
This watering hole sits in what was the headquarters of The West Australian newspaper and offers a fancy twist on the usual pub suspects. Think a wood-fired grilled burger and handmade pasta.
If you’re after something a bit more traditional, look no further than J.B’s. Their ultimate Sunday roast features not one but four meats, roast potatoes, veggies and Yorkshire pudding and gravy.
Grab a taste of the territory from this local haunt. Select from an emu fillet, croc ribs, kangaroo pie or a tasting plate that’s overflowing with a bit of everything.
Affectionately known as ‘The Cav’, you can’t go past the seared scallops and roasted pork belly from this hot spot.
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Grab an old favourite from the weekly bar specials menu or treat yourself to something a little bit different like the wood-oven-roasted pulled lamb shoulder.
A pub would not be quite right without a dish of classic bangers and mash on the menu, and the Arab Steed serves up some killer ones. The chunky pork sausages are cooked confit-style and served on a bed of creamy mash, topped with peas and gravy.
Although it’s known as the best steak place going, The Morrison also serves up a mean chicken schnitzel complete with a house-made mushroom sauce.
Drop into this Art Deco landmark for some top notch beer-battered fish and chips or a tasty burger.
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This pub is located in The Rocks within a building that once played home to Sydney’s longest-running colonial hotel, Seaman’s, dating back to the 1800s. The menu is filled with all-Australian, seasonally-harvested ingredients with no preservatives. The smoked meats are extra delicious when paired with their home-made sauces.
Great food paired with live music – what could be better? Choose from relaxing in the chilled out cocktail lounge or soaking up live tunes in the two upstairs bar areas, then get your mouth watering with a steak sandwich and a deep fried Golden Gaytime for a sweet finish.
A firm favourite with locals, this pub offers an extensive seasonal menu in both the public bar area and the bistro. Check out the fine fare from the wood-fired rotisserie that’s set up in the courtyard, or when they serve great $19 meals.
This historic kitchen has been around for years and boasts a whole range of in-house eats from their delicious bread to tangy mustard.
A Tassie staple, this traditional pub houses some classic pub fare with a modern take all created with fresh local produce.
Tuck into some serious comfort food at this beachside pub in the dog-friendly beer garden or the saloon bar. Who could say no to a crispy duck breast or a classic chicken parmy?
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