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The Malvern Hotel

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Our host Ken Price and his friendly staff made sure we all enjoyed ourselves at the Publican’s August Lunch. The award wining Malvern Hotel was built in 1853 and is the oldest hotel in the Malvern district. The service staff … Continue reading

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Elgin Inn June Lunch

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Built in 1928, experience the warmth of the hospitality and good beer and food found at the Elgin Inn. Our host Jeff O’Meara and friendly staff showered us in hospitality for our June lunch before Melbourne’s winter got into full … Continue reading

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The Oxford Scholar

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In April this year we enjoyed lunch at The Oxford Scholar Hotel, located a just a few minutes walk from Melbourne Central Station and right across the road from RMIT University, the historic Oxford Scholar building dates back to 1887. … Continue reading

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February at Clifton Hill Brewpub

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The February lunch was held at Clifton Hill Brewpub situated in the historic Clifton Hill Hotel has been serving thirsty locals for well over 100 years. The old pub has been given an impressive refurbishment with the addition of a … Continue reading

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Christmas Lunch 2013

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A huge thank you to Peter & Janet Archbold and the staff at the Hotel Kew for a pleasurable afternoon to celebrate the year that was for the Melbourne hospitality industry. Once again we were treated to a delicious Christmas … Continue reading

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Lunch at Rubiras @ Swallows Hotel in October

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The October Publican’s Lunch was at Rubira’s @ Swallows Hotel in Port Melbourne. The special guest speaker for the lunch was Mr John (Sir Lunchalot) Burns from 3AW. John started his radio career on RRR’s “Lawyers, Guns & Money” after … Continue reading

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The Wharf Hotel August 2013

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The August Publican’s Luncheon was held at The Wharf Hotel in Southbank. Our special guest speaker for the day was Aussie pace bowler Damien Fleming. He played in 20 Tests and 88 ODIs from 1994 to 2001 and was an … Continue reading

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Lunch at the Rising Sun Hotel in June 2013

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Thanks to Bobby O Kane and staff for their hospitality at the Rising Sun Hotel in South Melbourne. It was a delicious meal and thank you to our two guest speakers; Greg Denham (Chief Football Journalist from The Australian and … Continue reading

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April Lunch at the London Tavern

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The Publican’s Lunch in April was held at The London Tavern in Richmond. A local institution of the Richmond pub scene, the London Tavern’s been treating locals and footy fans alike with its top notch pub meals and enviably beer … Continue reading

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February Lunch 2013

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February Lunch at the Eureka Hotel We kicked off the new year with the first Publican’s Lunch for 2013 at Pat Reardon’s new pub The Eureka in Richmond. For this month’s lunch, we had the honour of having South Melbourne … Continue reading

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