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Time Out Pub Awards 2017: Winners

Time Out crowned the best pubs in town at our fourth annual Time Out Melbourne Pub Awards

Photograph: Graham Denholm

Over 300 pub lovers packed into the Forester's Pub and Dining to celebrate our second living rooms, our community club houses that have been pulling beers and serving ace banter for decades. We love Melbourne’s pubs with a fiery passion and every time one is knocked down a little part of the city’s soul goes with it.

But the Time Out Melbourne Pub Awards for 2017 was all about singing praises of the best of the best still standing; the best food, drinks, parties, gigs, and sports pubs that make this city great.

Check out the full list of winners below, and don't forget to take in the rest of our unrivalled coverage of Melbourne's pub scene, from the best beer gardens in Melbourne to the best pub food and pubs with fireplaces.

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And the winners are...

Pub of the Year
Bars

Pub of the Year

Inside our Pub of the Year beats the heart of a casual diner and the palate of a wine bar. That’s why we love it so much

Best Beer List
Bars

Best Beer List

Beer nerds – and everyone else for that matter – can find a comfortable home at Brunswick’s popular local

Best Pub Food
Bars

Best Pub Food

This Coburg pub walks the walk when it comes to Victorian produce. They're also doing the best pub curry in town 

Best Entertainment
Bars

Best Entertainment

Three cheers for an old-school pub, rocking one of the most diverse and forward-thinking entertainment line-ups in town

Best Sports Pub

Best Sports Pub

You could practically catch a runaway six up on the rooftop of Richmond’s sports-forward boozer.

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People's Choice: Best Regional Pub
Restaurants

People's Choice: Best Regional Pub

It’s worth the trip to Wandiligong just to visit this ace watering hole, which is as cosy as a hug from your nonna

People's Choice: Best Pub
Bars

People's Choice: Best Pub

With a roster of delicious froth from all over the world, this is one of the easiest pubs to find something you want to drink

Users say
  • 5 out of 5 stars
Pub Revival Award
Bars

Pub Revival Award

The former Rosati’s is now a pub on an epic scale bringing grilled cheese and cocktails to Flinders Lane

Publican of the Year
Bars

Publican of the Year

Your kids, your dogs and your odd taste in sports will always be welcome at this friendly South Melbourne pub

Users say
  • 5 out of 5 stars
Old School Pub Award
Bars

Old School Pub Award

Bring good company, a good book, or don your best band shirt and revel in the tunes at this A+ example of a great Aussie pub

Legend Award
Music

Legend Award

All hail Melbourne’s iconic music pub, keeping the rock’n’roll dream alive since 1980

Pub Awards: the recap
Bars

Pub Awards: the recap

Missed out on the Pub Awards? Check out all the photos from our night of nights

Other Time Out Awards

Time Out Bar Awards
Bars

Time Out Bar Awards

Time Out Food Awards
Restaurants

Time Out Food Awards