The Post Office Hotel

3.9
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To all of our valued clients, we have made the very difficult decision to temporarily close the venue. This is in line with the government's updated restrictions.

As of 12pm on Friday 20th March you will be able to order takeaway food and booze for low contact pick up via the bottle shop. Orders can be placed and paid for over the phone by calling 9386 5300, or using our HungryHungry app. This service will be open each day from 12pm - 8pm.

The POH in Coburg has a long-standing reputation for being a great neighbourhood pub with fantastic food and a friendly atmosphere. The hotel's restaurant, the Dining Hall, offers a relaxed dining experience, and is the perfect setting to enjoy an intimate bite to eat with friends and family.

The modern Australian menu features a range dishes to suit the season, as well as all the classic pub favourites. There’s an extensive wine list to explore and multiple rotating taps, ensuring there’s always something new to try.

Come and join us!
What 51 People Are Saying
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3.9based on recent ratings
3.7
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4.0
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3.8
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76% of people would recommend it to a friend
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KS
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2020
Overall3food5service2ambience3

Although when booking we were under the assumption that we would be in the restaurant area with table service. This was in the normal dining area. As this was for a family member's b'day, we probably would have gone elsewhere. Once we arrived it was explained that we didn't have to stay but as we were a party of 7 with a baby, it would have been inconvenient to go somewhere else.

SW
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, fantastic service. Best Pizza ever. Will def return

OT
1 review
Dined on January 26, 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience3

Unfortunately the problem was that when I booked the staff didn’t mention that it wouldn’t be table service so when we arrived with a large party we were seated in the usual way and needed to rearrange tables ourselves. Not ideal. But the staff regrouped and proved to be attentive after that. So we ended up having an enjoyable time.

OT
1 review
Dined on January 3, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience2

Forced into lounge eating as main dining was closed. Limited choices on menu but pleasant enough without being superb. Noisy environment.
It's my local pub so I will be back

JM
1 review
Dined on December 21, 2019
Overall2food2service4ambience4

Hi, thank you for asking. We loved the hotel itself and we live nearby so we want to love it. Our criticism is only of the food, my gluten free base pizza was fabulous but the topping was boring. Vegan cheese not melted and overall good quality but tasteless. My husbands steak was just average, and no pepper sauce on the menu. Again, thank you for theopportunity for feedback. Jo McMullen

T
1 review
Dined on December 14, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Great quick meal on the way out for Crissy function. Introduced new diners who reckon they'll be back again. Tasty selection of casual food options which were served in a timely and friendly manner.

MS
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on December 13, 2019
Overall4food3service5ambience2

Excellent service by impressive and experienced staff. Good value food.
Only issue was the music was too loud.

JF
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience2

Great food, attentive and friendly staff. Good wine and beer selection. Feels and looks a bit upmarket dining, but sounds like a beer hall....yes I know its a pub, but high ceiling acoustics meant we had to yell most of the time even in a separate booth, and it wasn't even that busy really. Some people like that maybe? but I'd go heaps more if the sound was warmer. cheers though!

LD
1 review
Dined on October 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. Great atmosphere. Staff are very friendly and attentive. Menu is quite extensive. Well priced too. A little inner Northern suburb gem.

LI
1 review
Dined on October 25, 2019
Overall5food3service5ambience3

Service made the night - totally faultless ! Friendly, warm helpful and efficient. Food was good, slightly fancy pub grub, tasty and hit the spot.

D
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2019
Overall2food2service1ambience2

We booked for a Wednesday and made arrangements over the phone for wheelchair access. We were told that even though the premises had a ramp to enter at the front - that section was closed during the week- and that we had to go around the back lane over cobbled and rough surface and wait at the back for one of our friends to open the backyard gate. We were told there was accessible toilets however in closer look there at was a high step - not accessible by wheelchair. We asked for a quiet area and were placed in a very noisy part of the premise. We moved ourselves to the quieter front area. In 2019, it’s not too much to expect that the Post Office Hotel would make all members of the community feel welcome!!

LD
1 review
Dined on September 22, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great food and service in dinning hall. Accoustics could be improved as the hall wasn't full to capacity yet it was quite noisy. Cocktail service could also be improved. Wait times & availability of ingredients could be stepped up to meet hospitality expectations

MG
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Amazing friendly service, nothing was too difficult. Good selection of beers, comfortable seating inside and out. Very easy going atmosphere

KS
London
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2019
Overall3food4service2ambience2

Great food still, but the new renovations have left it feeling soul-less. Hardly any staff on for a busy Sunday lunch period so the wait for drinks and food was pretty poor. Unfortunately as a local I think the new owners are ruining a fantastic pub

CD
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on August 18, 2019
Overall3food2service2ambience2

I didn’t realise my booking was for pub side of the venue. I prefer the function side which I think has a better variety of food

SL
1 review
Dined on August 9, 2019
Overall2food2service4ambience2

We were able to add 2 people to our booking on the night with ease, which we were very grateful for.
The entree chicken pieces, Parma and burger were the meals enjoyed out of the group of 8, however, ribs and beef cheek pie very strong/rich to the point of not being enjoyed. 3 of us got scotch steak and all questioned if the cut was actually scotch. Very chewy, touch to cut and fatty. We were declined to be able to order dessert/birthday dessert, as the table was needed at 8:30pm (our seating was 6:30pm). We were asked to finish our drinks in the main pub area, but had to walk out of the venue and back in through the pub entrance via security to meet the waitperson inside, who was waiting with our drinks. I believe this was due to a function being on so we couldn’t access the venue the normal way. This was fine by us, but the pub was jammed so ended up outside huddled together throwing our drinks back quickly, certainly thought we’d stay for a few more drinks but decided not to. Toilets in the dining hall are unisex, which is fine, but were filthy and no soap. $400 for 8 people for mains 2 entrees (shared) 2 rounds of drinks. The seating arrangement was interesting, all 8 of us seated around 3 sides only of a large table which made for a bit of shouting across the table. Noisy +++
For the combined price and experience to eat here, we definitely do not recommend.

GB
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on August 2, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Not a bad meal, quite a long wait and it was pretty quiet so a little disappointed.

JG
1 review
Dined on August 1, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Food was great ! Found it a little hard to navigate the venue and find service

GS
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall2food1service3ambience2

We both ordered scotch fillet steak - it was REALLY TOUGH and not nice. The gravy was really oily and the green veggies overcooked. Definitely not worth $35 and not a nice meal.

GT
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Great service and well priced drinks. Tasty food and not overly expensive. Our table area was a little darker than other seats, but only a minor irratance. Overall would definetly return and recommend to others.

S
1 review
Dined on July 5, 2019
Overall1food1service3ambience5

Normally really enjoy the meals at the post office hotel, though couldn’t say anything positive about our meals on Friday night. All meals were cold & steak were over cooked and barely eatable. We ordered a entree on arrival which also never showed up. For the price, we left very disappointed. Unfortunately wouldn’t be in a rush to go back!

KL
1 review
Dined on June 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great venue best service and lovely food. The experience at The Post Office was faultless.

MO
1 review
Dined on June 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My group really like the band but the sound system wasn't that good. Food was very tasty

MH
1 review
Dined on June 23, 2019
Overall3food4service3ambience4

Good venue. But allowed me to book a table for 14 online only to arrive and be told there was no table inside and the online bookings shouldn’t have been open. They arranged a table outside which was fine with the heater on

N
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on June 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thoroughly enjoyed the time. The food was excellent and the staff were very friendly.
Ambience and the arrangement was relaxing!

JC
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was amazing! Best ribs my father in-law has ever had.

CP
1 review
Dined on June 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was fantastic I enjoyed slow cooked ribs. Best i have had ever. Rest of guests (12) enjoyed their meal. Service was prompt

MW
1 review
Dined on May 29, 2019
Overall3food1service2ambience3

The battered fish was burnt and the club sandwiches were no where near as good as other club sandwiches that I have had.
The noise level was very high so conversation was hard to hear.

GP
1 review
Dined on May 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My friends booked the PoH for my birthday. We had two young kids that were a bit “much” and the staff were so great / accomodating / kind / patient. They sat us near the couch which gave the kids a lot of space and they really made an effort to make our experience comfortable and chill. Thanks PoH team! Will return and recommend - and next time I’ll leave my 3yo daughter at home haha

AD
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Went there with family for Mother's Day lunch, it was a set menu and enjoyed it a lot. Food was delicious four courses menu so no dinner for me, so much. Service was good. We will be doing this again.

J
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall1food1service3ambience5

I ordered a chicken parmigiana meal and was served with a piece of cos lettuce with my chicken Parma and small amount of chips on a small plate that did not fit all the food. Whilst eating my food was falling off my plate. It was disgusting. Still
Can’t believe as a salad I was served a cos lettuce piece. I could of made a better salad for $3

OT
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2019
Overall2food2service4ambience3

Food was extremely slow in coming and portions were small and food over salted and generally showed no love. No chance we’d return.

JH
1 review
Dined on April 26, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Lovely venue. Food was pretty good but 2 meals had issues and had to be sent back (one marked on menu as GF was not gluten free, a massive health issue to my niece). Replaced no worries, however no apologies from staff or checking afterwards that replacements were ok...

DH
Melbourne / VIC
3 reviews
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Just a weekly dinner outing at local pub.

CE
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Where to start - the amazing food, service or atmosphere?

We have used POH for a Christmas event and it was amazing so we decided to book for our 12th Anniversary.
Yet again - outstanding. The only thing missing is a bigger dessert menu.
In any event we will be back and highly recommend it to everyone.

Thanks so much guys!

RM
London
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great quality food (we had the haloumi entre, fish and chips and pork belly for mains) and very good portion sizes. The staff were very friendly and accommodating. Visited on a Friday evening, from 6.30pm - 8pm. Noise levels were a little loud because of the high ceilings and lack of noise absorption, but music, cleanliness and decor were great! Will definitely be returning soon.

KG
1 review
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Meal was delicious. I had the roast pork neck. I recommend this place for a good meal

AS
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience3

I would love coming here. I ordered meat medium rare but the meat was to under cooked and wasn’t enough vegetables on the plate at all. There was no dessert on the menu accept a sundae so we had to go to another location.

Otherwise I am normally happy.

JS
1 review
Dined on December 23, 2018
Overall3food3service5ambience5

Could be less expensive.
We had 4 meals.
1. All 3 Burgers should better loaded for $20 and had to pay for salad on top? - NOT GOOD ENOUGH.
There are MUCH better value pub burgers meals in our hood.
2. Pizza was awesome.
A pass Mark.

BS
Melbourne / VIC
3 reviews
Dined on December 9, 2018
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good accessible venue, interesting food, a bit noisy.