Hotel Esplanade | Iconic Melbourne Pub Located in St Kilda

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We’ve got the goods to make your socially-distanced soiree the most delicious it can be.



We’re venturing out and delivering our DIY banquets to a selection of suburbs outside of our usual radius.




This time around, we’re coming home with you.



Mya Tiger Takeout

Looking to fill that Espy shaped hole in lockdown? This time around, Mya Tiger is coming home with you.


Suburb Lottery

Are you feeling lucky? Once a week, we’re delivering our DIY banquet kits to a selection of suburbs outside of our usual delivery radius.


Gift Certificates

With two onsite restaurants and twelve bars to choose from, give the gift of delectable dining and beautiful boozing.


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Espy Gigs

The Espy has always been, and always will be, the home of live music.

Although we’re taking a little break right now, rest assured that we’ll be back rocking out as soon as it’s safe.

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Espy Kitchen

Local seafood, pub classics, rotisserie, stone-baked pizza.


Inspired cocktails, dumplings, Peking duck and epic sunsets.


Pull up a stool and enjoy the epic views of St Kilda beach.

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  • Host an Event

Whether you want to enjoy a good meal, kick back with some drinks or take in a gig, there’s only one place to be – Hotel Esplanade, the best pub in St Kilda. Fine food, functions, fun gigs and five levels of different bars, Hotel Esplanade has historically been one of the most popular bars in St Kilda.

Grab a Meal at The Espy

The Espy kitchen is open for lunch on Staurday and Sunday, and dinner Wednesday to Sunday. If local seafood, pub classics, rotisserie meats and wood fired pizzas are what you fancy, our Espy Kitchen eatery is the perfect choice. We even offer a shared menu for large groups with a selection of seasonal hero dishes served to your table.

For some flavour-filled Cantonese food, our Mya Tiger restaurant proves a real treat. Think dumplings, Peking duck, inspiring cocktails and a Banquet Menu of some of our favourite dishes for large groups.

Bookings are currently essential for both of our eateries due to Government regulations.

The Hotel Esplanade Bar Scene

Whatever bar scene you prefer, whatever tipples you enjoy, you’ll find everything you could desire under one roof at Hotel Esplanade. We operate 12 different bars across 5 levels, with hand-picked wines, classic and custom cocktails, more craft beers than you could ever imagine and spirits from our very own in-house barrel-ageing program. We even show live sports in the Public Bar, with every live AFL kick-off the season show on our TVs.

It is this widespread range of bars and drinks, coupled with our excellent customer service that has earned us our stellar reputation as one of the leading St Kilda bars.

Explore Our Gigs & Admire the Arts

Hotel Esplanade is the home of live music in St Kilda. From comedy shows to live music to DJ sets, every music taste is catered for across our three stages. We consistently operate a jam-packed line-up of gigs and shows so you always have an excuse to swing by.

Rounding off the many reasons to visit Hotel Esplanade is our full program of arts. From storytelling experiences to art displays, historical tours and more, we host a range of live and experiential art shows and events to enjoy.

Host an Event at The Hotel Esplanade

Hotel Esplanade is the perfect place to host any event or function. We offer several function rooms and event areas to carer for celebrations of any size. From birthday parties to corporate events, intimate dinners to unique wedding spaces and much more, Hotel Esplanade is your ideal event venue. Talk to our team to explore how we can customise our venue to meet your specific needs.

It’s time to visit Hotel Esplanade

If you haven’t made the most of the best pubs in St Kilda Melbourne yet, then its time to come see what all the fuss is about. We welcome you to join us at Hotel Esplanade. Book in for a meal, drop by for a drink, take in a show or just come in and have a look around.

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