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

We’re excited to welcome you back!

Starting June 1, The Kettle Black is pleased to announce that we are now accepting reservations on a limited schedule, from 7am – 4pm, Monday through Sunday for breakfast and lunch.

Read our Reservation Conditions here

Reserve your table below – 60 minute seating times apply.

  • All Day Menu

    • Toast

      sourdough or multigrain, cultured butter, seasonal preserves

    • Apple & Cinnamon Bircher Muesli

      buffalo yoghurt, walnut crumble, roast apple, apple crisps

    • Coconut Set Chia

      macerated berries, black sesame brittle, shiso

    • Banana Waffle

      smoked maple, whipped peanut. butter, praline, banana milk ice cream

    • Ricotta Hotcake

      seasonal berries, double cream, seeds and grains, maple

    • Eggs on Toast

      poached, scrambled or fried

  •  ‍

    • Seasonal Avocado

      goat’s feta, avocado cream, finger lime, citrus dressing, poached egg, sourdough

    • Chilli Scrambled Eggs

      mooloolaba crab, crustacean oil, sea spray, sourdough

    • Bacon Benedict

      poached eggs, smoked bacon, béarnaise, baby onions, tomato relish, sourdough

    • Seasonal Local Mushrooms

      salsa verde, stracciatella, vincotto, hazelnuts, sourdough

    • Warm Kale & Broccoli Salad

      seasonal greens, cauliflower, almond hummus, avocado, poached egg, salted seeds

  •  ‍

    • Slow Cooked Smoked Salmon

      salt baked beetroot, whipped feta, poached eggs, pickles, rye

    • Buttermilk Fried Chicken

      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

    • Grilled Barramundi Burger

      pickled carrot and radish, iceberg lettuce, fresh herbs, shallots, kewpie, chilli jam on the kettle black bun

    • Pulled Lamb Shoulder Salad

      eggplant purée, shaved fennel, cucumber, mint, pomegranate, currants, macadamia dukkah, house-made yogurt 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.

Lets plan your event!

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