There’s nothing quite as comforting as pub grub. No matter what you’re craving, we’ve got your options covered with some of the best pub meal deals in town. 

Daily delights at the Clyde

A classic Aussie pub in Carlton, The Clyde Hotel dishes up a hearty meal deal every day of the working week. From Monday's burger and chip deal ($18.90) to Wednesday steak nights ($25.50), you won't go hungry. Crack open a cold one with happy hour every day from 4pm to 6pm. Enjoy live jazz on Sunday, then head up to the open-air courtyard and rooftop space.

All-day rooftop parmas at Prince Alfred

Smoked ham, napoli sauce, mozzarella and chips. It's simple, and it's the best. The Prince Alfred parma is a classic dish, right down to the mottled, caramelised cheese layer on top. Usually it clocks in at $27.50, but on Thursdays you can feast for just $20. Which leaves plenty of cash for happy hour bevs. Look out for fish 'n chip night and burger night too.

A parma on a plate with chips
Prince Alfred

Sunday Roast at The Lincoln

Art Deco features aren’t the only things that distinguish The Lincoln from surrounding pubs. The focus on locally-sourced produce and refined gastropub fare attract a regular crowd – especially on Sundays. Boasting a rotating menu of free-range chicken, pork, beef and lamb it’s a true Melbourne icon. $34 gets you all the trimmings plus extra gravy. Other winter warmer specials are up for grabs for $25 from Monday to Saturday. Think slow-cooked beef cheeks or brisket.

Winter specials at Brick Lane Market

Enjoy a Sunday roast in a brewery attached to one of Melbourne's oldest markets. Brick Lane Market is serving $28 Sunday roasts to usher in the start of winter. The menu features a rotating selection of meats throughout the season, including beer can chicken! Other weekday specials include $20 Wagyu burgers on Tuesday nights, Wednesday's pie of the day, 12-hour braised short ribs on Thursdays and a Friday schnitty for just $22.

Someone drizzling gravy out of a beer can over a chicken roast.
Brick Lane Market

Weekday specials at The Metropolitan Hotel

This newly restored historic pub is slinging some epic weekday bargains. Head to The Metropolitan Hotel on Mondays for hot bowl of pasta for $20. Plus throw in the wine of the week for just $5! Come back on Tuesday for $25 steaks, burgers for $24 on Wednesdays or $25 parmas on Thursdays.

Daily specials at General Assembly

Whatever your pub-grub go-to, there's a deal with your name on it at General Assembly. Head there on a Monday for $20 burgers. Tuesday is $22 chicken or eggplant parmas. Wednesday is steak night, with a porterhouse or cauliflower steak for $25. On Thursdays you can grab a steak sandwich for $22. And visit at the weekend for a classic Sunday roast.

Parma and pint night at The Leveson

North Melbourne is blessed with great pubs, including The Leveson. It’s in a Victorian-era building with a very modern interior. But don’t worry, there’s plenty of old-school pleasure on the menu. Thursday’s your best bet, with a $25 parma-and-craft-pint special. Go early and score a happy hour drinks deal from 5pm to 7pm.

People sitting in a beer garden
Go luxe for less at The Leveson

Parma and pint night at Fortress

The pub classic that’s always a winner. For a less-than-traditional experience, head on down to the medieval-inspired tavern at Fortress Melbourne. On Tuesdays you can get a parma and a pint for just $25. Hang around to play one of 70 types of boardgames or test your skills over at arcade alley. Fancy a spot of Trivia? Test your knowledge on Mondays and you'll get a free drink with your ticket.

Beers, pies and Sunday roast at Naughtons

What's better than a classic beef burger loaded with pickled onion, aioli, bacon and cheese? When it comes with a free beer, of course! Head to Naughtons, slam down a lunch burger and the crew will shout you a house beer (or wine, if you're feeling fancy). Other menu specials include curry night (Tuesday), steak night (Wednesday) and Sunday roast.

A roast meal with potatoes, meat and yorkshire pudding
Naughtons Hotel

Waterside lunch deals at Riverland Bar

Get out of the office and onto the sunny banks of the Yarra River for lunch with a view. Riverland Bar is dishing up $22 Monday to Friday lunch specials. You can choose from steak, schnitzel or a cauliflower steak. That beats a packed lunch any day of the week! Or at weekends, enjoy two hours of bottomless pizza and spritz for $65pp. Available Saturday and Sunday from 12pm, with the last sitting at 3pm.

Weekly specials at The Wharf Hotel

Enjoy weekly specials at The Wharf Hotel. Such as lunchtime main dishes for $20 on weekdays. Want to linger longer? Stay for Happy Hour, from 4pm to 7pm and keep your belly full with $15 pizzas on Wednesday nights. There's also steak night every Tuesday and a weekly Sunday roast.

Coming soon: Springrock Public Bar

A brand new pub is opening under Good Heavens this winter, with a tonne of pub deals to boot. Head to Springrock Public Bar from 29 June for steak nights, Sunday roasts, snags and wine, a parma and pot or a burger and beer. Happy hour runs 4pm to 6pm on weekdays and you can score $15 negronis from 9pm daily.

Prices and details correct at time of publishing. Contact venues to confirm before visiting.

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