Like many Australian cities, Melbourne has plenty of places to drink but many of these feel plastic and charmless. However there are a few nice pubs around the city including the James Hotel pub (formerly the James Squire Brewhouse) in the Harbour Town area of Melbourne Docklands.
- 439 Docklands Drive, Waterfront City, Docklands VIC 3008
- Tram 35, 70, 86 (stop: Waterfront City/Docklands Drive)
- Telephone (03) 9606 0645
- Website thejameshotel.com.au
- Open 11am–1am daily