Like many Australian cities, Melbourne has plenty of places to drink but a lot of them feel plastic and charmless. However there are a few really nice pubs like the Pumphouse Hotel near Melbourne Museum and the Nunnery backpackers’ hostel.
- 128 Nicholson Street, Fitzroy VIC 3065
- Trams 96 (stop: Hanover Street/Nicholson Street)
- Telephone (03) 9417 2817
- Website www.pumphousehotel.com
- Open Mon–Thu 11am–10pm, Fri 11am–11.30pm, Sat noon–11.30pm, Sun noon–10pm