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In the cool of the evening

After a hot Summer's day, this is a place of greenery, shade and relative coolness. There are... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Melbourne, Australia
Shady place for relaxed people

Jacobs Reserve abuts Melville Road, near Albion Street, Melville3 Road a busy road which runs... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
Jeffry B
Melbourne, Australia
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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180E Melville Road, Brunswick West, Brunswick, Moreland, Victoria 3055, Australia
+61 3 9240 1111
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a hot Summer's day, this is a place of greenery, shade and relative coolness. There are seats, a playground, and lots of green lawns. Nearby are a pizza shop and a burger joint. A tram stop awaits.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Jacobs Reserve abuts Melville Road, near Albion Street, Melville3 Road a busy road which runs through Brunswick and Pascoe Vale. Jacobs Reserve is very placid, it's a great place to relax with the ankle-biters. The park has thick grass, with a picnic table and play...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 31 October 2017

The park is well watered with shady trees and extensive lawns. It has a playground, many seats, and a table. If you want to have a picnic or just eat take-aways, there is a licensed grocer, kebab shop and pizza parlour nearby. There is also...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

Another reserve in the midst of Brunswick. A great place to sit and relax and take the kids. Better to come in a car.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

nice park in good location at the tram stop. good playground for kids and lots of grass and shade for family. next to moreland toy library

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

Jacobs reserve is a nice local park, with large shade trees and a playground for the kids. Plenty of shady places to sit, easy to get to on the tram.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We go here alot as it is land gifted by my partners grandfather to the city of Moreland. Its close to home and kust a nice green area to sit and read a book.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 19 December 2016

I caught the number 55 tram from the city (William Street) to get to this park. After a pleasant trip through Royal Park, I arrived in next to no time. The park was still very green after mid December which can be attributed to the...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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