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Above: Exterior of Hotel Esplanade
Welcome to

St Kilda’s best pub

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.

Above: Dining out the front of the venue

What’s happening at the Espy?

The question should be what isn’t happening at The Espy!

From an immersive cantonese restaurant to one of the oldest music spaces in Melbourne, a hidden cocktail bar with amazing views of St Kilda pier, a public bar showing live sports, blues and open mic in Espy basement bar & endless event and function spaces throughout, this 144yr old building has something for everyone & every visit is different.

Live Music
Function Enquiry

Want to book a function at the Espy?

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.

Alfred Felton, the ghost that haunts the Espy upstairs