"If I am to be sentenced to death, I am prepared to die, not as a ruffian or villain, but as a man who will meet his death undeservedly."

The front bar

Banquette style seating beneath a Victorian façade.

Leave the residue of your day in obscurity and escape the vices and follies of this transitory world we inhabit and receive the hospitalities of the fine folk of Captain Melville’s.

Pull up a seat and quaff a bottle of beer to the good health of all or explore our array of finely poured cocktails as your senses absorb the most pleasing flavours that ever were poured upon mortal.

At visits end you will leave with a pleasantly vivid recollection of dining and drinking as only the versatile and resourceful minds of Melbourne folk can provide.


The front bar

We provide pleasing liquor supplies to quench the thirst of each and every passing party.

Victorian wines and beers are showcased alongside iconic Australian and international varieties. Don’t expect to see any Cosmopolitans on the menu; the cocktails are old-fashioned with names paying playful reference to Captain Melville’s era.