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The Kingston

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Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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55 Highett St, Richmond, Yarra, Victoria 3121, Australia
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632 reviews
406 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 246 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here with Mates for their duck and pinot special night. They evidently do different special nights each week. Had cassoulet was really good. Another had pie of the day and said it was also very good. Good wine list and beers on tap. Pleasant service. We ate in bar area but restaurant very nice. Traditional style of pub tucked... More 

Thank emelian
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at accommodation only a few minutes and would never have found this Hotel tucked away in a Suburban street only a minutes walk from the station. met one of my kids for a pint during the afternoon, an old style quiet pub with a great outdoor beer garden. When we noted it was duck and Pinot night that... More 

Thank ArgusBP
Eltham, Australia
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218 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tucked away in the prettiest street in Richmond close to Richmond West rail station and hidden behind a simple front it is an ideal venue for lunch before a 10 minute walk to the football at the MCG. Having entered the hotel first impression is less than impressive. However the rear brightens up and opens out to a nice dining... More 

Thank Paul D
Melbourne, Australia
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Had lunch here today with friends. We've been here a few times before and the food and service has been great each time. The staff are very friendly, helpful and have a great sense of humour. As stated, the food is very good and reasonably priced and the atmosphere of the pub is very warm and welcoming. It's like going... More 

Thank nik c
Melbourne, Australia
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791 reviews
479 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 430 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

The exterior of this inner suburban pub gives no indication of the wonderfully open space it leads to. The front bar and eating area is itself a pleasant enough space but it leads to a georgeous al-fresco dining setting or if one prefers, a formal, white cloth restaurant. We sat in the open-air on a lovely day and enjoyed both... More 

Thank PANTHER029
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116 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

We sat in the restaurant area. The food was very good and it was a good portion. Waiter was very friendly. The outside area was very busy and children were welcome

Thank Lucyleak
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

So we were calling in to see what the Kingston is all about nowadays. My wife was driving she wanted a light beer, preferably a 7oz. Me, a pot of Carlton. That would be $12.50 so $5 for the heavy and $7.50 for a stubbie of light if you don't mind! Not terribly responsible I wouldn't have thought. Surely one... More 

Thank bigtones
Melbourne, Australia
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Would give it a 6/5 if i could. We live not far from the Kingston and we count ourselves very lucky to be able to call it our local. Just a quiet and relaxed atmosphere which you don't really get in a lot of pubs this close to the city. Great beers on tap (Stone & Wood, White Rabbit, &... More 

Thank JackPenny8789
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Had a great casual dinner in the big red chairs at the front of the hotel last night. Lovely food presentation, large meals and good staff

1 Thank Melissa C
Perth, Australia
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Good food and service was delivered at this restaurant. It has a good atmosphere and decor. The prices were reasonable. I would go again.

Thank Johnno15

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Highett St, Richmond, Yarra, Victoria 3121, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Yarra  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: 94285841

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?