Southbank Melbourne

Located in the heart of Southgate, P.J.O'Brien's is one of Melbourne's longest standing authentic Irish pubs and a favourite destinations for locals and visitors. Whether you are after a quiet beer, a comforting meal, after-work drinks served with freshly shucked oysters or all of the above with some excellent LIVE music, we have you covered every single night of the week.

Adjoining the pub is P.J's Sidebar, open seven days and nights a week as an oyster bar and available to hire for private and corporate functions. With an exclusive private area overlooking the lower deck (which is also available for private hire) and fabulous function menus this is the perfect venue for intimate occasions through to breakfast meetings and corporate gatherings.
Check out our Functions Page for more information.

Open every day from 11am offering lunch, dinner or just drinks.
Lunch and dinner bookings recommended (group bookings essential).

Call us on 03 9686 5011 to book a table or Book a Table for Lunch or Dinner Online.

Live Music 7 nights a week!

Click here to view our Nightly Musicians & Bands

Upcoming Events and Specials!

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P.J.O'Brien's proudly sponsors:

P.J.O'Brien's are proud to be sponsors of Senior Players Ciaran Byrne and Rookie Ciaran Sheehan for the 2017 season.

The most recently formed mens & womens football club in Melbourne. Established in 1990 is has become one of the states most successful clubs in its short history.  Find out more.

P.J.O'Brien's proudly supports:

Irish Australian Chamber of Commerce

The Emer Casey Fun Run is on the 28 May this year. Raising money for the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.  Registations are now open. 

Run in the Dark

At P.J.O'Brien's we respect our customers and staff and practice RSA at all times. We hope that our customers do the same by following our 'Patron Code of Conduct'