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Alana Rees
· February 15, 2018
Amazing food! Always of high standard and great flavor. Service is always also of high standard and friendly. And then there is also great beer on tap. What more could you want!
Ian Morgan
· May 9, 2018
Great beer list, great food. Can’t pass up the cheeseburger spring rolls for a guilty pleasure. Friendly knowledgeable staff and a great footy tipping comp to boot.
Bobby Hutton
· November 26, 2017
Living in Richmond and with plenty of pubs on offer, I hadn’t bothered to venture down to try the Royston. Until now! What a gem of a pub this joint is. Friendly and helpful staff, wonderful and reas...onably priced food and a truckload of speciality beers to wet my whistle. Simply put, this place is marvelous. If I die and get to heaven it wouldn’t surprise me that there will be a striking resemblance to the Royston. Do yourself a favor get down and give it a go. You’d be mad if you didn’t. See More
Cheryl Garton
· July 1, 2017
So, I'm a fan of Monday locals night. I'm a long time lover of the Thursday steak night. Got involved in trivia the other week and loved that too. (Unexpected.) Just finished my second Royston Sunday ...roast experience and nothing could have been better. Service is professional, beer is cold, music is perfect, and I got to sit under a heater on a wintery Melbourne day. Roy, I love you. Best local ever. See More
Belinda Ranken
· August 19, 2017
What a great pub tucked away in s side Street in Richmond. The Royston is quirky, but in a grown up welcoming kind of way. The beer menu is terrific & the food was amazing, both at the bar & in the di...ning room. Very clever combinations to please everyone with tastebuds. Value for $$$, we will certainly return. See More
Steph Cain
· July 1, 2017
The service from your employees in the dining area was absolutely appalling. After spending $1000+ on food and drinks for a birthday event, you would think that you wouldn't speak to my father and my ...brothers who held the event so rudely. There was no aggression, excessive drinking or behaviour - a very moderate event. The Canadian female waitress couldn't be any more rude to any of the people she served, and had an absolutely disgusting attitude problem. For management to tell my father that "we are not living in the 60s" due to him asking staff to be notified when a table was available, and then asking many times if there was a table available, was dreadful. My father stood up asked the whole table if they were ready to order - and the female waitress again stated that she wouldn't be taking any orders until he sat down - however HE was paying for the whole bill. $1000+ at a pub for a family dinner!Disgraceful staff along with management as they did not know how to handle the situation. See More
Cameron Dilks
· June 18, 2017
Just had dinner with a friend last night in the Dining Room, The waitstaff were lovely and the meals.....I had the steak and my friend had the Philly cheesesteak burger were incredible.....We can also... highly recommend the Cheeseburger spring rolls for a starter !!! Will definitely be back!!!! See More
Dylan A Merkins
· July 12, 2017
This is the best pub in Melbourne. Food is always amazing, staff are great, and the beer list is second to none.
Joseph Shaw
· September 11, 2015
I used to love the Royston and come here once a week for a meal and beers. Really nice local vibe. One night I was here with friends and one of the barmaids tried to take my glass or off my hand. Ther...e was one finger left and I was about to finish it. I was a bit shocked and said I hadn't finished yet. She then went and bitched about me to the other barstaff. We were all surprised and I was pissed off. I didn't bother coming back for about 6 months. Last week I came back and had a good meal and was glad to have my local back. I returned with some friends tonight only to have the blonde barmaid from 6 months ago throw our food at us with her scowl. My friend changed his mind on his drink before he had finished ordering and was told to make up his mind. What a bitch. Might check in in another 6 months. Might not. See More
Lulu Bear
· January 9, 2016
Thank you for changing your menu! I recently moved to the area and as a vegan, when first visiting here I rated it quite low as a place to go for a night out. But we were there on Friday night with fr...iends and I was most pleasantly surprised to see so many more veggie and veganise-able food options! You've now jumped high on my list of great options for nights out.
Thank you!
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Kylie Spratling
· July 28, 2017
What a great pub tucked away in Richmond! The chicken wings were the bomb! Cant wait to go back and try my hand at the cheesburger spring rolls!
Ruth Allen
· April 9, 2017
Such a great pub. Warm, welcoming and the perfect local. In a town full of homogenized bars this is a real gem. Staff are wonderful and the food is great too. Definitely give it a go!
Cameron Miller
· September 16, 2017
Seriously a great pub. There's not better pub within walking distance of my house than this one.
Michael Andrew Hussey-Smith
· March 18, 2017
Bar staff were cool! Good service. Wide variety of beer on tap. Although we didn't eat there...the food that was being served to other patrons smelled amazing. We'll be coming back...For sure!
Alexander Albrecht
· January 13, 2015
Being the first purely craft beer pub in Melbourne, I felt like this place is definitely one I needed to check out. The staff helped me decide on some great beers before I sat down to eat one of the b...est Parmas I've ever had. Will be back for sure! See More
Siobhan Blake
· October 8, 2017
Great food (you even catered for me being Coeliac), drinks and service. The atmosphere and decor is also great.
John Metcalfe
· June 22, 2017
Loved it. Been there a couple of times when I've visited Melbourne. Last time they were doing a Feral tasting, which made it extra special to be able to get a selection of favourite beers
Gene Swinstead
· July 22, 2017
Well worth a try. Steaks are superb melt in your mouth. Chips the best ever. Great ambience.
Andy Sinc
· September 5, 2017
Great staff, awesome food, drink options galore. Can't go past a visit to the Royston Hotel!
Sheena Appleyard
· March 15, 2017
Delicious menu, great service, lovely decor, huge selection of interesting beers and good value. This will definitely become a 'regular' for our family.
Luise Rose
· June 8, 2017
Unpretentious craft beer pub with great food served by fabulous people, what more can you need?
Stu Burns
· August 3, 2016
The Royston has changed a lot since I first helped empty the kegs in the late 80s. Much improved contents in the kegs for a start. And the food is pretty good too.
Andrea Pym
· May 8, 2017
Great beer selection, really friendly atmosphere. We didn't eat but the food leaving the kitchen looked great. We'll be back
Maggie Kilmartin
· November 29, 2014
Came on Friday night for a Christmas party, staff were rude and very unhelpful. The person paying for the evening were treated terribly and every viewed the staff bitching about us asking to have more... table service. Certainly won't be going back. See More
Costas Maniatis
· July 7, 2017
Awesome pub great food and drink real pub check it out
Trent Lesina
· August 20, 2015
What a rad pub to have this pub as my local...
Cool staff and an excellent selection of beers!!
Helainie Geor
· June 27, 2017
Best local in Melbourne... and probably the best pub full stop.
Rob Farnham
· June 13, 2017
love this place. They have my whisky brands! AND the beer is GUD!
Josh Adams
· May 16, 2017
Best pub I've been to in years. Great beers & meals all taken care of by excellent staff.
Allison Howard
· November 28, 2016
We love the Royston such wonderful food and awesome selection of beers they take the ales seriously
Elodie Felix
· July 11, 2013
One of the best pub in Melbourne.
The staff is super friendly, the beer selection is fab so the food.
Highly recommended.
A Melbourne must.
Sarah Lambert
· November 4, 2016
Great local pub, delicious steak again, ditto the beer, the service, the vibe.
Wendy Love Jones
· September 19, 2016
Nice local pub n grub, hubby loved the beers on offer and old school dining room cosy
Anne McGregor
· August 14, 2017
Great food with a variety of dishes to appeal to all tastes
Glen J Mason
· November 14, 2016
Always great food and an awesome selection of craft beers
Scott Williams
· January 15, 2017
Great pub, friendly staff and rippa beers and food.
Rachael Terry
· November 13, 2015
Best pub in Richmond! Always pouring great beers and the staff are awesome x
Andrew Brown
· December 7, 2014
My favorite place in Richmond.. Great place for dinner and craft beer
Luke Tremewen
· October 16, 2016
What a sensual pub! Great food/beers/times had by all.
Joe Vartuli
· February 24, 2017
This bar always treats us like we've been here 100 times.
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Someone once told me glitter makes everything better. Well mostly it drives me nuts, but in this case they we're so, so right. Now pouring @twobirdsbrewing limited edition Stardust IPA a tribute brew dedicated to the life of David Bowie. Wonderful stuff, Cheers, Roy 🍻 #ziggystardust #twobirds #craftbeer #roystonhotel
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While you are all just waking up trying to piece together what happened last night we've been up early to light up the spit for our @feralbrewing 12 tap takeover today from 12. So stop googling "hangover cures" and get down here for roast pork rolls, feral beers and good times. See you soon, Roy 🍻🐖🔪 #craftbeer #feralbrewing #spitroast
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BBQ SHAPE PARMA!!! One night only tomorrow from 12pm with all the @thegrifterbrewingco beers on our taps. What a bloody brilliant public holiday Thursday!!!! See you tomorrow, cheers Roy 🍻 . .innovation credit to Mitch Sharman . #bbqparma #bbqshapes #royston #pubfood #melbournepubs #grifterbrewing #craftbeermelbourne #parmas #3121 #richmond3121
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You know the worst thing about good beer week? That it ends.
But we are planning on going out with a bang and getting all Rocky Ridge high this weekend with these beauties from our friends out west.
If it wasnt for all the shark attacks and West Coast supporters I reckon i would move to WA. Their beers are tops.
See you soon,
Roy 🍻...
#poo2018 #wabeer #craftbeer #melbournepubs #gbw2018
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Just a small taste of what's on tap & the 2018 Royston collab is tasting top notch!
See what's on tap today @ http://nowtapped.com/theroyston
#feralbrewing #goodbeerweek #roystonhotel

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