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It’s time to say goodbye

Aug 02, 2016

Whether it’s a brief goodbye or a longer and more difficult farewell, heading to the airport can often be full of mixed emotion: excitement for what lies ahead, and sadness at what you may be leaving behind.

If letting go of a loved one is proving more difficult than expected, here’s our list of top places to enjoy your final moments together at the airport:

Two Johns Taphouse

Two Johns Taphouse is your friendly local pub, right in the heart of Melbourne Airport’s Terminal 4.  Open for hearty hot breakfasts and all day for delicious pub favourites, no matter what time you say goodbye, there will be something to soothe your sorrows.    Two Johns Taphouse

Ice cold beer is also on tap, including the best Victorian brews, along with a great selection of wines, ciders and spirits. So why not find a cosy corner of the pub or relax in the beer-garden while cherishing your final moments with family or friends?

 Café Vue Express

 Situated in T2 International Departures (before the security    screening point), Shannon Bennett’s Café Vue Express offers  travellers and those left behind a great place to congregate.

 A quality range of quick take away items including 5 Senses coffee  using organic Schulz milk, sandwiches, baguettes, cakes,  chocolates, pastries and house made macarons. Not to mention  Bennett’s famous Vue Plane Boxes – breakfast, lunch, dinner and  macaron gift boxes are all available for you to take on your domestic  or international flight!

PJ O’Brien’s

Looking for a place to lighten the mood? Or maybe a place with some of that famous Irish craic? PJ O’Brien’s is the Airport’s traditional Irish pub, famous for a hearty menu, contemporary pub food and a good dose of Irish charm.

Located in Terminal 3, enjoy lunch, dinner or some final farewell drinks, with a great range of beers including Guinness and Kilkenny on tap, plus spirits, liquors and quality wines.

The Fly Café Bar

The Fly Café Bar is the perfect place to say a final goodbye in true Melbourne style. Modelled on the unique cafes of Brunswick Street, it features an eclectic array of retro furniture, funky background music and a whole wall of posters promoting Melbourne’s vibrant arts scene. You’ll be forgiven for forgetting the real reason you’re there…to catch a flight!

Located in Terminal 3, sit back, relax and unwind at The Fly Café Bar in preparation for your onward journey.

Brunetti

Perhaps your farewell proved harder than expected? Or maybe you just need some cheering up? Brunetti’s range of delicious treats are sure to put a smile back on your face! Tempting travellers with its delicious Italian style coffee, cakes, gelato and other sweet treats.

Brunetti, located at Terminal 4, offers Melburnians and visitors alike an extensive food and beverage menu at the Airport. Brunetti also offers bespoke options for travellers, with mignon and macaron packs available for holidaymakers on the run. 

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