Wondering where to watch the 2023 AFL Grand Final in Melbourne? Catch the action on the big screen at these pubs, bars and restaurants.

The best bars, pubs and venues to watch the AFL Grand Final in Melbourne

Federation Square

Federation Square

Melbourne's public square and meeting place, opposite Flinders Street Station.

The Lincoln

The Lincoln

A historic Carlton pub that stands out for its high quality gourmet food.

Morris House

Morris House

A four-level drinks, dining and entertainment destination in the heart of the city.

The Crafty Squire

The Crafty Squire

A pub with an extensive range of beer as well as its own onsite microbrewery.

Garden State Hotel

Garden State Hotel

A multi-levelled wonderland designed for good times.

The Boatbuilders Yard

The Boatbuilders Yard

A large open space retaining the heritage and charm of Melbourne's maritime precinct.

The Charles Dickens Tavern

The Charles Dickens Tavern

A homely, comfortable haven for lunch and evening dinner or just a few drinks.

The Duke of Wellington

The Duke of Wellington

One of Melbourne's oldest pubs, open for lunch and dinner.

Imperial Hotel

Imperial Hotel

Historic pub with a great rooftop, delicious food and sports on the big screens.

Beer DeLuxe

Beer DeLuxe

A dedicated craft beer bar with a long history of supporting local breweries.

Transport Public Bar

Transport Public Bar

Bustling pub in Federation Square with tasty pub meals and an impressive range of drinks.

Queensberry Hotel

Queensberry Hotel

Built in 1890, this lively pub is located within walking distance of Melbourne Central.

Riverland Bar

Riverland Bar

Outdoor waterfront beer garden by the banks of the Yarra River.

The General Assembly

The General Assembly

Bar and restaurant with live acoustic music, street art and a simple, delicious menu.

Transit Rooftop Bar

Transit Rooftop Bar

Large rooftop bar in Federation Square, with expansive views of the Melbourne skyline.

The Courthouse Hotel

The Courthouse Hotel

A beautiful art deco pub delivering warm hospitality and serving pub classics.

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A sustainable micro-brewery and pub in the Docklands.

The Last Jar

The Last Jar

Irish gastro pub with meals made in the tradition of a country farmhouse.

Turf Sports Bar

Turf Sports Bar

Classic pub-style sports bar with cold beer and sports from all over the world.