Our Eating Options

Open 7 days.

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.

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Inspired cocktails, dumplings, Peking Duck and epic sunsets.

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Espy Gigs

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

With three stages catering to an eclectic range of musical tastes, you’ll find everything from emerging local artists to touring international acts.

Catch A Gig

Private Tours

Looking to go behind the scenes of Australia’s most iconic pub?

Our Felton and Ghost Tours are both available for private sessions of 12 or more.


Gift Certificates

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


Terms & Conditions

  • About
  • Grab a Bite
  • Have a Drink
  • Catch a Gig
  • Host an Event

See Why We’re St Kilda’s Best Bar

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 in St Kilda – Hotel Esplanade. 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 both lunch and dinner 7 days a week. 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 advised for both of our eateries however we do leave a portion aside accept walk-ins too.

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.