Hotel Esplanade

Hotel Esplanade

Hotel EsplanadeKnown locally as the espy hotel, Hotel Esplanade is St Kilda's iconic seaside pub with five levels of music, arts, cocktails, beers, good and fun.

'As much as you've bought The Espy, you'll never really own it' - a message passed on from the previous owners of Hotel Esplanade and a statement that rings true today.

Your favourite band in The Gershwin Room, pre-gig beers in the Star Wars bar, stumbling in from the seaside... everyone has a story to tell about The Espy. 140 years of stories and secrets are hidden in its walls, from budding romances, to celebrations, break ups and make ups. If the walls could talk, they'd tell some unbelievable tales.

A home for many years to Melbourne's colourful characters, from members of the arts community, to musicians looking for their first big break and the philanthropist, Alfred Felton, who lived and died in The Espy.

Since reopening its doors in 2018, every square centimetre of The Espy is now open for your enjoyment, including the fifth level which has never before been open to the public.

The reimagined Hotel Esplanade is full of music, arts, cocktails, fun and laughter.

To put it simply, there is no pub like it.

EAT


Book a table at Espy Kitchen & Mya Tiger or just walk in and grab a seat.

ESPY KITCHEN
Local seafood, pub classics, rotisserie, wood-fired pizza.

MYA TIGER
Inspired cocktails, dumplings, Peking Duck and epic sunsets.

Inspired cocktails paired with Peking Duck and a fridge full of self-serve craft beers.

CELEBRATE WITH US


With four immersive spaces, iconic views of the St Kilda foreshore and a variety of food and beverage options on offer, Hotel Esplanade will turn your next event into an experience you'll never forget.

THE BALCONY BAR
The Balcony Bar is a room with a view, and the view doesn't get any more iconic than this.

With magnificent vistas of St Kilda beach and The Esplanade, The Balcony Bar at Hotel Esplanade is Melbourne's most exciting new functions and events space.

PODCAST STUDIO
Nestled between the main bar and The Espy Kitchen, the Podcast Studio is a fully functioning recording studio that creates a unique and immersive space for any occasion.

THE ESPY KITCHEN
At the heart of the venue is the Espy Kitchen, a casual dining space in the old loading bay which has been transformed into a warm and open space with a full view of the open kitchen.

We have a range of dining and beverage packages to suit groups of up to 24, which are perfect for any occasion.

ESPY GIGS


Three stages over five levels, The Espy has always been, and always will be, the home of live music in St Kilda.

FIND

ESPY ARTS


A seasonal cultural programme will continue the legacy of St Kilda's vibrant and established arts scene, paying homage to past, present and future artists in a classic pub setting, a true Melbourne first.

FIND

DRINK


12 bars over 5 levels serving handpicked wines, signature cocktails, craft beers and spirits from our in-house barrel-ageing program.

GROUND FLOOR
There's too many bars to name here, just head to your nearest one and grab a drink.

OPEN


Monday - Friday: 11am - late
Saturday - Sunday: 9am - late

A short tram-ride from the city (No.s 16 & 96) and ample street parking around the venue.


❊ What's On ❊



❊ Address & Contact ❊


Hotel Esplanade⊜ 11 The Esplanade St Kilda | Map
11 The EsplanadeSt Kilda
+61 3 9534 0211

❊ Web Links ❊


Hotel Esplanade 

www.hotelesplanade.com.au









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