The Brunswick Mess Hall is the perfect place to go with large groups, to eat or drink. The food is reasonably priced and delicious, the cocktails come in huge bowls, and you can buy beer in steins. The high ceiling, which is supported by dark wooden beams, and the indoor plants provide customers with a refreshing, spacious setting to revel in the Asian cuisine. The drinks menu has an enormous selection of beers and cocktails just waiting to be discovered.
The Brunswick Mess Hall, 400 Sydney Rd, Melbourne VIC, Australia +61 3 9388 0297
Los Hermanos Mexican Taqueria’s provincial wooden decor and low-key atmosphere makes it the best place to come for a few beers with some friends. Even if you weren’t hungry when you walked in, you’ll be hungry after about ten minutes when your eyes drift over to the blackboard; what’s written on there is sure to entice you. Try the tacos – at around five dollars a pop you might struggle to choose which one to try, and end up getting one of each.
After opening in the winter of 2012, The Alehouse Project has been leading the way in terms of craft beer ever since. The diverse range of beer and cider sits waiting to be discovered, since the 12 taps, showcasing some great microbrewery beers, rotate to offer new options to customers and constantly exhibit different breweries. The Alehouse Project also has a delectable menu including a variety of bar snacks that are packed with international flavors, and a selection of delicious hand-made burgers.
The Alehouse Project, 98-100 Lygon St, Brunswick East Vic, Australia, +61 3 9387 1218
Bridie O’Reilly’s is one of Sydney Road’s biggest and busiest bars, boasting an outdoor garden area where you can soak up the gorgeous south-east Australian rays over a beer with friends. This is also a great place to come at watch world-wide sporting events, whether it be Australian football or soccer. Also don’t forget to check out the fantastic weekly meal deals, so you can eat like royalty for a reasonable price.
Bridie O’Reilly’s, 29 Sydney Rd, Brunswick VIC, Australia,+61 3 9387 2600