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The Thornbury Local

Open Now: 5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
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Pleasant place for a Sunday Lunch

This was a very pleasant space for a Sunday Lunch. The food was very reasonable and good. Wouold... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Carmel P
Thornbury, Australia
Great local bar

We had drinks and food here on Friday night. Great atmosphere, friendly staff and good food... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2018
Tina R
Melbourne, Australia
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  • Very good51%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
6 Aug 2018
“Pleasant place for a Sunday Lunch”
5 May 2018
“Great local bar”
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635 High St, Thornbury, Darebin, Victoria 3071, Australia
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

This was a very pleasant space for a Sunday Lunch. The food was very reasonable and good. Wouold definitely headd back.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Carmel P
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

I feel like I’m at a friends house when I go to the Thornbury local. It’s cosy, the staff are very friendly and the food served is your perfect Aussie meal. Great place to sit back and hang out. I also took a vegan here...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

We had drinks and food here on Friday night. Great atmosphere, friendly staff and good food.. highly recommend this place . We live in Preston and wish this was our local but hey.. a short tram ride down high street isn’t an huge inconvenience

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Tina R
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Feeling like a quiet place to have a drink after being at the local child friendly hotel for dinner, we decided to check out the Thornbury Local to get back to normal again. What a great pub. Very small, with a couple of street side...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank ChrisJohnW
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Great spot to catch up with friends. Good outdoor vibe, yummy food selection from the food trucks. A bit noisy inside. They could have had the outside bar open to save ling queuing for drinks though.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank donnam09
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Attended a 50th birthday here- the upstairs area was a good venue for a private do- though probably 50 people is max up there. The balcony area only holds a few people and the staff are strict on this (which is good given some recent...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Kerryn72
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Used to go here when it was Bender Bar, back before I had kids. Haven't got out much for a while but recently got back to the now-Thornbury Local and it was pumping - but in a nice, drop in with friends for a drink...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank StGeorgesRoadrunners
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Friendly waiters, colorful warm place, good live music and very good Italian pizza and pasta! The beverages are fine, and the price of overall it's fair.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Gabriele R
Reviewed 10 March 2016

Still an enjoyable stop in the Thornbury area. Good beer and really cheap pizzas on Wednesday nights. Delicious too!

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank George D
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Okay, further down High Street around the Northcote area you will find a plethora of bars, however travel travel up for a little bit and you will discover this wonderful gem of a place. I've known about it for a while, and whenever I go...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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