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Harlow

CONTACT

Ph: (03) 9810 0082

447 Church St
Richmond, 3121 VIC
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Opening Hours

SUN 12:00pm - 11:00pm
MON 12:00pm - 1:00am
TUE 12:00pm - 1:00am
WED 12:00pm - 1:00am
THU 12:00pm - 3:00am
FRI 12:00pm - 3:00am
SAT 12:00pm - 12:00am

The Details

Cuisine
  • Modern Australian
Need to Know
  • Dog friendly
  • Good for Groups
  • Outdoor Seating
Serving
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
In the mood for
  • Beer
  • Cocktails
  • Dancing
  • Great Pub Food
  • Live Music
  • Sport
  • Wine
Need to know
  • Bar Snacks
  • Full Food Menu
  • Good for Groups
  • Outdoor Seating

The Verdict

Taking over what was once The Great Britain Hotel, Harlow is simultaneously a cocktail bar, restaurant, and a grungy dive once you head down to the basement. It also has a sleek, covered split-level courtyard that keeps the rain at bay while you party—a bit of a Godsend for Melbourne, to be honest.

The food is a bit of a mixed bag of pub classics with a twist. Snacks like duck and bacon sausage rolls, mini crab doughnuts and sticky Jack Daniels and Cola pork ribs give the place a backyard BBQ kind of vibe. For more serious eats, there are options like the steak sanga (served with maple bacon, BBQ sauce, and topped with Swiss cheese), the snack pack kebab, the vegan burger, or the smoked beer and cheese dog.

Harlow also offers a decent selection of cocktails, beers, ciders, as well as plenty of wine options. The cocktail menu is divided into three sections: hip-hop, pop, and heavy metal. If you’re feeling hip-hop, you can order the Boyz-N-The-Hood, which is made with Jack Daniels, Apple Jack, Fireball and apple juice. California Girls is the headliner for the pop section—we’re talking citrus vodka, peach liqueur, pinot gris, OJ and egg white. And lastly, if you want to get a bit heavy metal, give Voodoo People a crack: white rum, spiced rum, orgeat and fruit juice. 

So whether you’re in Richmond for a casual lunch or you’re looking to dance the night away (they have DJs playing live music Friday and Saturday nights), Harlow’s got you covered.

Image credit: Annika Kafcaloudis


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