Melbourne’s oldest and most famous pub is a great place to stop in for a drink in the bar or a meal in the stylish upstairs restaurant or bistro areas. It’s a landmark on the corner opposite Federation Square and Flinders Street Station. Head upstairs to see the nude Chloe, the famous painting brought to Melbourne from Paris for the Great Exhibition in 1880 and which has a special place in the hearts of customers and Melbournians. The pub, which was built in 1853 and started selling beer in 1861, has a few years on Chloe, which was painted in Paris in 1875.