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

    • Apple & Cinnamon Bircher Muesli

      coconut yoghurt, walnut crumble, poached apple, apple crisps

    • Gingerbread Waffle

      walnut crumble, blackberry, micro mint, carrot, maple ice cream

    • Blueberry & Ricotta Hotcake

      seasonal berries, maple, whipped cream, seeds and grains

    • Eggs on Toast

      poached, scrambled or fried

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    • Seasonal Avocado

      goat’s feta, avocado cream, finger lime, macadamia dukkah, mirin dressing, poached egg, sourdough

    • 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

    • Veggie Bowl

      roast pumpkin, broccolini, brown rice, zucchini and pea salad, toasted seeds, green goddess dressing

    • Katsu Sando

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

    • Pulled Lamb Shoulder Salad

      eggplant purée, shaved fennel, cucumber, mint, red grapes, currants, macadamia dukkah, house-made flatbread

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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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