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).

BOOK A TABLE ONLINE or call us on 03 9686 5011.


Live Music 7 nights a week!

Click here to view our Nightly Musicians & Bands

Upcoming Events

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

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 are proud to be sponsors of Senior Player Ciaran Byrne of County Louth and Rookie Cillian McDaid of County Galway for the 2018 season.  These Irishmen are now proud to call Melbourne home we are stoked to be their Guernsey Silver & Rookie Sponsors.

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

The Melbourne Rose of Tralee

Irish Film Festival

The Ireland Fund Australia

Irish Australian Chamber of Commerce

The Emer Casey Fun Run

Run in the Dark

Darkness into Light

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'