Opening Hours

Monday – Friday

7am – 4pm ‍


Saturday – Sunday

8am – 4pm ‍


50 Albert Road
South Melbourne, Victoria 3205


T: 03 9088 0721
E: [email protected]




The Kettle Black

One of Melbourne’s most sophisticated food and beverage hotspots, The Kettle Black, sits somewhere between cafe and restaurant, almost creating its own new genre of venue. Old and new styles merge seamlessly on the outside while the interior palette has been carefully curated with warm finishes of soft oak timbers and polished concrete, offset by the punch of the mischievous green furniture and marble tiles.

  • All Day Menu

    • Toast [GFO]

      cultured butter, seasonal preserves (sourdough, gluten free, fruit)

    • Eggs on Toast [DF, GFO]

      poached, scrambled or fried

    • Chia, Flax & Almond Granola [VGO, DFO]

      whipped vanilla yoghurt, caramelised banana, golden kiwi compote, shaved melon, lemon balm

    • Strawberry Cheesecake Waffle [V]

      buttermilk waffle, cream cheese mousse, strawberry, caramelised white chocolate

    • Blueberry & Ricotta Hotcake

      seasonal berries, maple, whipped cream, seeds, and grains

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    • Seasonal Avocado [GFO, V]

      whipped ricotta, edamame, seed cracker, toasted pine nuts, lime dressing, shiso, toasted focaccia

    • Chilli Scrambled Eggs

      confit chorizo, whipped cow’s milk fetta, spicy harissa, red sorrel, herb and garlic focaccia

    • Maple Bacon Benedict [GFO]

      poached eggs, potato rosti, smoked maple bacon, sauteed tuscan kale, bearnaise, guindillas

    • Pastrami Hash [VO, GFO]

      charred cabbage cream, smoked potato, roasted mushrooms, kimchi, snow pea shoots, sourdough

      Kale and Cauliflower Salad [VG]

      cauliflower puree, tuscan mixed kale, pearl couscous, miso dressing, fried cauliflower

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    • New Season Tomatoes & Stracciatella [V, GFO]

      pickled, slow roasted & fresh tomatoes, stracciatella, herb oil, toasted focaccia

    • Tamarind Glazed Lamb Rib [DF, GF]

      slow cooked lamb, papaya & green mango salad, thai basil, lime & chilli dressing, toasted sesame

    • Spicy Fried Chicken

      panko crumbed chicken thigh, potato salad, paprika butter, pickles, pea tendrils

    • Beef Brisket Burger [GFO]

      12hr slow cooked beef brisket, american cheese, cabbage & celeriac remoulade, chardonnay mustard, pickles, southern style bbq sauce, brioche bun, fries, aioli

    • Humpty Doo Barramundi Fillet [GF, DF]

      crispy kipfler potato, spring asparagus, rainbow chard, citrus dressing, romesco sauce



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The Kettle Black

The Kettle Black’s meticulously detailed architectural mastery makes it the perfect setting for any celebration. From intimate gatherings of 40 to extravagant revelries of 150, get in touch with our events team to create your one-of-a-kind experience.

Expect the unexpected.

The Kettle Black experience merges the opulent, classic design of the heritage-listed, 1880’s terrace house with state-of-the-art, modern architecture and design. The interaction between these two elements makes the venue a truly distinctive and transformative dining destination.

With every detail carefully considered, from a expertly brewed specialty coffee to using only the finest local produce, The Kettle Black offers an unparalleled dining experience.

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