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Lunch in June was at the Glenferrie Hotel in Hawthorn.

Thanks to our hosts Mark O’Reilly and Drayson Bushell for a great afternoon

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The Metropolitan Hotel in the CBD

Our guest speaker at lunch was one of Melbourne’s better-known criminal law practitioners, Bernie ”the Attorney” Balmer who represents anyone charged with offences ranging from shoplifting to contract killings. It must be strange to voluntarily spend your working days dealing … Continue reading

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July Lunch – Guest Jimmy Bartel

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The Publican’s Lunch in July was at the Limerick Arms Hotel is loacted on the corner of Claredon and Park streets in South Melbourne. Jimmy Bartel Three-time premiership player. Brownlow medallist. Norm Smith medallist. Imminent 300+ AFL games. Husband, Father, … Continue reading

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The Malvern Hotel, Toorak

The Publican’s Lunch in October was held at the Malvern Hotel in Toorak. Our hosts Ken Price & Michael Burke along with their friendly service staff delivered an excellent afternoon of cold beer, good wine and great food. As spring … Continue reading

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The Metropolitan Hotel, North Melbourne

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The August publican’s lunch was held at The Metropolitan Hotel in North Melbourne. Built in 1874, the historic heritage-listed hotel is recognised as one of Melbourne’s finest gastropubs. Our hosts Geoff Marshall & Steve Bassett at the Metropolitan Hotel put … Continue reading

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Publicans Lunch at the Clyde Hotel

In June we headed to the heart of Carlton on the corner of Cardigan and Elgin Streets for an awesome lunch at the Clyde Hotel. Our host Tony (Spud) Dullard, former Melbourne AFL player ensured his warm hospitality won over … Continue reading

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The Quiet Man Lunch in April

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Designed and built in Ireland, the Quiet Man pub was then re-assembled on site in Melbourne! With quality food on par with any top class restaurant, the team of friendly staff complement the ambiance of the hotel. Winner of numerous … Continue reading

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Publican’s Lunch at Rubira’s North Melbourne

The Publican’s Lunch first lunch for 2015 got underway at Rubira’s new venue in North Melbourne. A completely booked out Lunch at Rubira’s superb new venue. Our hosts Paul Taberner and John Rubira served a delicious feast of the freshest … Continue reading

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Christmas Lunch 2014

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The Publican’s Famous Christmas Lunch was held on Tuesday 2nd December at Hotel Kew. Peter & Janet Archbold provided a generous Smorgasbord for the Christmas meal with all the trimmings including a Seafood banquet. Wine was supplied by Blue Pyrenees … Continue reading

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October Lunch at Matilda Bay Brewery

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Our recent October Lunch was held at the Matilda Bay Brewery. In the early 90’s Matilda Bay Brewing Company became a part of the CUB family – an arrangement that would see the beers reach truly national distribution. The Matilda … Continue reading

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