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The Star Hotel, South Melbourne

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by Gwen O'Toole-Luscombe (subscribe)
Gwen O’Toole is an accomplished writer focusing on travel, food, wine and events management. Follow her on Instagram @Gwennieo
Published October 12th 2015
The Star Hotels gets a new look
South Melbourne's The Star Hotel has undergone a transformation just in time for summer, re-opening with a new look interior, beer garden and delicious menu.

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A new look for The Star Hotel, Image: The Ideas Library

The Melbourne pub, located on Clarendon St has re-opened with elements of a traditional beer-garden including recycled timber decking, lush green turf and balloon lighting as well as a two-story loft style layout.

The Star Hotel will showcase a rustic and industrial design with a variety of spaces to sit back and enjoy a great meal or drinks including a downstairs pub, upstairs function space and rooftop terrace.

The Star Hotel has made a bit of history for itself in the 1970's when it was a live music hall featuring rockers such as AC/DC and Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, the venue has kept the traditional of live music with weekly schedules of sets by Melbourne's best lounge DJs.

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With a new look that's both fresh and industrial, The Star Hotel has re-opened in South Melbourne. Image:The Ideas Library

As the newest place for post-work drinks or a Sunday sesh in the sunshine, The Star Hotel is one of the first Australian pubs to feature an innovative overhead CUB Duo Tank system
that houses non-pasteurised beer direct from the brewery, providing a fresher and crisper taste.

Chef Danny Callen, previously of St Kilda's The Post, has also joined as The Star Hotel's head chef bringing with him a fresh take on Australian pub food7 days a week.
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Why? Check out the new look of The Star Bar
When: 7 Days a week, 11:30am to 3am, from Saturday, October 3, 2015. Late supper will be available everyday until 3am.
Phone: 61 3 9682 6288
Where: South Melbourne
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I love the rustic look in a hotel. It reminds me of many of the regional and outback hotels.
by Gayle Beveridge (score: 3|8042) 1829 days ago
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