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College Lawn Hotel

€€ - €€€, ,
36 Greville Street, Prahran, Stonnington, Victoria, Australia
+61 3 9810 0074
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good50%
  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (3 reviews)
“nice meal” (2 reviews)
“trivia” (3 reviews)
Closes in 21 min
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Bar, Pub, Australian
€€ - €€€
36 Greville Street, Prahran, Stonnington, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Solid pub meal. I had the hamburger with the lot. It was very well done and quite delicious. The chips served with this were as good as any I've had for a long time. Perhaps the best ever. Service was great. The decor is fine...More

Thank TwoSheds57
AVCCommunityManager, Manager at College Lawn Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Hi TwoSheds. We appreciate you taking the time to leave this wonderful review. We hope to see you around again soon!

Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Dinner at College Lawn with my family was a disaster. It's close by so thought we would give them another try, after long wait for meals in the past. The menu must be too big for the kitchen to manage or they just don't have...More

Thank Wendy A
AVCCommunityManager, Manager at College Lawn Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Hi Wendy A. Thank you for reviewing our venue. We're very disappointed to hear about your experience. Our goal is to provide high quality food and excellent customer service. If you could contact us at feedback@themelbournevenuecompany.com.au with the date and time of your visit, we...More

Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

After a long day we wanted a nice meal where we didn't have to wait too long. So happy this place was recommended to us. We were not overly hungry so ordered the large parmy and an extra set of cutlery and a plate. These...More

Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

We had burger and fish and chips, very delicious. All of the food that come out looked good. Staff very friendly and efficient.

Thank Russel M
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Monday night is local night. $13 for a main of hearty pub food. You will not be disappointed by the size of the meal( come hungry) the friendliness of the service staff and the promptness of service. A great quick, hearty , no fuss meal....More

Thank Fay W
Reviewed 1 September 2016

The beef burger and Corona $20 deal on Wednesday Trivia nights is actually pretty good. This is a lovely pub for a drink and I recommend it as a friendly local. If you are visiting Melbourne and staying nearby, drop in for a drink.

Thank Christopher G
opdcmarketing, Manager at College Lawn Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2016

Thanks for the great feedback Christopher

Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Sunday sessions are fantastic at the college lawn. Johnny Wonderpants play on Sunday Arvos and the atmosphere starts very chilled then ramps up to rockin! The food here is tasty with generous proportions. Friendly staff too. People of all ages frequent this pub so you...More

Thank masqmargie
opdcmarketing, Manager at College Lawn Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2016

Thanks for the terrific feedback!

Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

The College Lawn run a steak night Tuesday. Choice of steaks at very good prices. I had the Porterhouse ($14) which came with a great slaw and beer chips. Steak was a good piece for the price. Well worth the money. Next time though I'll...More

Thank Kai M
opdcmarketing, Manager at College Lawn Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2016

Thanks for the great feedback Kai. We hope to see you back again for the Rib Eye soon.

Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

On a rainy Thursday night. Best to get in real quick with a cosy fire place to keep myself warmth. A local Thursday night of 6 different chicken Parma. Tonight, it was my third attempts to taste the third Parma selection on the menu. It...More

Thank Eddie L
opdcmarketing, Manager at College Lawn Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2016

Thanks for the great feedback Eddie.

Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Funky little pub. Good atmosphere. We went to watch the rugby. They had great pub grub , definitely worth a visit. A little cold in the outside area but they do have some heaters.

Thank Beached-Taco
opdcmarketing, Manager at College Lawn Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2016

Thanks for the great feedback. We hope to see you at College Lawn again soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$30
Bar, Pub, Australian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Greville Street, Prahran, Stonnington, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Stonnington  >  Prahran
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9810 0074
  • E-mail
Nestled in the back streets of Prahran you'll find the College Lawn Hotel, a hotel that offers the warmth and welcoming feel of a favourite local. The hotel consists of a lounge bar, public bar, function room, bottle-shop, two sun drenched courtyards and of course a restaurant where the great meals and inexpensive menu are nicely complemented by the friendly atmosphere. Pool tables, happy hours, live sport and slab raffles - if it's not your own local, by the time you leave it will feel like it is. The College Lawn also offers backpacker accommodation and is a favourite for visiting internationals due to both our location and the comfortable, affordable accommodation on offer.
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