AFL Games at the MCG

Assorted AFL team scarves draped over a wooden railing at Riverland Bar, showcasing a vibrant display of team colors and logos, symbolizing the bar's support and excitement for the AFL season.

Riverland Bar: the place to be before & after every game at the ‘G

  • 15-minute walk to Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)
  • Near Flinders Street Train Station and tram stop, below Fed Square along the Yarra River
  • $9 Happy Hour every Monday to Friday 4-7pm, pints, wines & spritz
  • DJs on Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
  • Pizzas, parmas, burgers, steak & snacks
  • Pre-game hot dogs
  • Late night post-game slab pizza
  • Plenty of seating & standing areas plus multiple bars
  • Open air riverside beer garden with coverage & heaters
  • Fan favourite tap beer in schooners, pints & jugs including mid-strength & craft beers: Carlton Draught, Pirate Life, Four Pines, Great Northern, Brick Lane & Jetty Road Brewery

Conveniently Located Near the MCG

A mere 15-minute walk from the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Riverland Bar is perfectly situated below Federation Square along the scenic Yarra River, making it the ideal meeting point before and after every AFL game. With easy access from Flinders Street Train Station and nearby tram stops, Riverland offers the ultimate convenience for game day attendees.

Exclusive Game Day Offers

Join us for our $9 Happy Hour every Monday to Friday from 4-7pm, featuring a wide selection of pints, wines, and spritz. Our vibrant atmosphere is further elevated with live DJ sets on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Don’t miss our special pre-game hot dogs and our famous late-night post-game slab pizza to keep the festivities going.

Delicious Eats and Drinks

Our menu caters to all tastes, featuring pizzas, parmas, burgers, steak, and a variety of snacks. Riverland Bar boasts a diverse selection of your favourite tap beers in schooners, pints, and jugs, alongside an impressive range of craft beers including Carlton Draught, Pirate Life, Four Pines, and more.

Book Your Spot

Riverland Bar welcomes walk-ins, but to ensure your spot, especially on big game days like ANZAC Day, AFL Parade, and the AFL Grand Final, booking in advance is recommended. Our open-air riverside beer garden, equipped with coverage and heaters, provides the perfect setting regardless of the weather.

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Riverland Bar is not just about great drinks and food; we’re a proud LGBTQI+ friendly venue with a dedicated kids menu, ensuring a welcoming atmosphere for everyone. Experience the ultimate game day at Riverland Bar, where good times and great memories are always on tap.

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Patrons at Riverland Bar in Melbourne, wearing AFL team scarves, enjoy chocolate-dipped churros in the cozy atmosphere of Federation Wharf Vaults.
Two friends sharing a cheerful moment over beers at Riverland Bar, Federation Wharf Vaults, Melbourne, embodying the venue's lively and friendly vibe.
Overhead view of Riverland Bar, located at Federation Wharf Vaults, Melbourne, bustling with a lively crowd, capturing the essence of a popular gathering spot.
Fans of the Sydney Swans and Geelong Cats AFL teams celebrate together at Riverland Bar, showcasing a blend of sportsmanship and unity among AFL enthusiasts.