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

      sourdough or multigrain, cultured butter, seasonal preserves

    • Black Sticky Rice Pudding

      coconut granola, mango, coconut & lime icecream

    • Banana Waffle

      banana butter, biscoff & macadamia crumble, salted caramel, milk icecream

    • Blueberry & Ricotta Hotcake

      seasonal berries, maple, whipped cream, seeds and grains

    • Eggs on Toast

      poached, scrambled or fried

  •  ‍

    • Seasonal Avocado

      avocado, grapefruit, watercress, grapefruit gel, parmesan crisp, poached egg

    • Chilli Crab Scrambled Eggs

      fraser island crab, crispy chilli, strange flavour dressing, bagel, sea herbs

    • Salmon Benedict

      poached eggs, cured salmon, english muffin, chargrilled red kale, smoked bonito hollandaise, salmon caviar

    • Mushroom Toast

      salsa verde, stracciatella, harissa, truffle butter, vincotto, broccolini, hazelnuts, sourdough

    • Kale & Cauliflower Salad

      seasonal greens, almond hummus, avocado, poached egg

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    • Buttermilk Fried Chicken Burger

      kale and cashew slaw, sriracha mayonnaise, pickled chilli, brioche bun

    • Pan Seared Barramundi

      heirloom tomato, rocket pesto, whipped cod roe, kipfler potato

    • Katsu Sando

      prawn & pork katsu, chilli mayonnaise, asian slaw, housemade furikake crisps

    • Miso Glazed Pork Belly

      udon noodles, edamame, pickled cucumber, pickled radish, sesame dressing, son in law eggs, sesame praline

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Host Your Event at
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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