The Best Pub to Watch Your Team: Part 3 – Western Bulldogs, Carlton & Melbourne

The Best Pub to Watch Your Team: Part 3 – Western Bulldogs, Carlton & Melbourne

Welcome to Part 3 in our footy pubs series. Click here if you missed Part 1 or Part 2.   Western Bulldogs Bulldogs supporters have a heap of great pubs to choose from to watch their games. The first one that comes to mind is The Prince Albert Hotel in Williamstown. I happened to be there late in the 2011 season when the Bulldogs were playing. The traditional front bar was mostly full and pretty much everyone there was watching the game. What’s more, it became clear from everyone’s cheers and moans that every single one of them were behind the Bulldogs. The pub is clearly marked as a Western suburbs pub by the blue, red and white guernsey that has pride of place on the wall. It was my first time at The Prince Albert but I really dig the place. It’s got...

The Best Pub to Watch Your Team: Part 2 – Collingwood, St Kilda and Fitzroy

The Best Pub to Watch Your Team: Part 2 – Collingwood, St Kilda and Fitzroy

This is the second part of my series looking at the best pubs to watch your footy team play at. If you missed Part 1, you can check it out here, or keep reading to find out where to watch Collingwood, St Kilda and Fitzroy games.   Collingwood The Pies are the biggest team in Melbourne. You can walk into pretty much any pub when they’re playing, and chances are the game will be on and there will be people watching it. But there are still a few pubs that are more Collingwood-centric than others. The first one is The Rose Hotel in Fitzroy. Now, the Rose isn’t a specifically Collingwood pub. If fact, they have a lot of old Fitzroy memorabilia around the place (and Richmond?), and on any given weekend fans from all Melbourne teams head there to watch their...