Best Backpacker Pubs in Melbourne Australia

Backpacker Pubs in Melbourne Australia

Are you travelling through Melbourne and looking for cheap backpacker accommodation as well looking to have a great time on a tight travel budget?  Here is a guide to some of the best backpacker bars in Melbourne.  Live largely and save cash utilizing the specials of each of these pubs!

Turf Bar Best Sports bar In Melbourne

Being traditional and sophisticated at the same time, the Turf Bar has become one of the best places to watch live sport in Melbourne for the weary backpacker.   Six plasma screens, three big screens, three private screening booths, advanced surround sound systems and pool tables are its pride.  Prime quality chargrilled steaks and delicious thin-crust pizzas are bonuses of this backpacker-friendly bar.

For more information on Turf Sports Bar, click here: turfbar.com.au

P.J. O’Briens

Melbourne’s longest standing authentic Irish Pub, P.J. O’Brien’s, is the favourite among locals and backpackers alike.   To those who crave for Irish taste on the shores of Australia, P.J. O’ Brien’s does justice.  A quiet beer, a delicious meal or after-work drinks with live music at the background, this bar has got it all for you!

For more information on P.J. O’Brien’s, click here: pjobriens.com.au

Red Eye Bar (Base Backpackers)

The budget-friendly Red Eye Bar at Base Backpackers is a buzzing pub with party vibes every night.  Weekly trivia, boozy bingo, themed parties, drink deals and a truckload of budget-friendly eats available at this bar are ideal for the budget-conscious backpacker.

Blue Moon Karaoke Bar

Located in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD, this bar caters to the backpackers in many budget-friendly offers!  Every day Happy Hours, Thursday Student Nights and Friday After Work Hours consisting of $12 Jugs of House Beer, $6 Basics, $10 Espresso Martini, $3 Vodka Infusions, $6 Schooners, $5 Captain Morgan are some of its specialities.  The open bar karaoke runs Wednesday through Sunday with a song list spanning over 40,000 songs!

The Victoria Hotel

The backpacker dorm rooms upstairs and a great pub below attracts backpackers and locals alike!  A free weekend gig and the weekday happy hour are among its speciality attractions. 

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