Give more children access to the performing arts.

The Barre strikes the perfect balance. A vibrant and modern atmosphere, with a focus on seasonal produce, great wine and a classic cocktail list. The best place to start or finish your evening.

The Barre, Arts Centre Melbourne’s sleek space running along the curve of the ground floor of the Theatres Building, offers a touch of luxury and hint of showmanship. It is often filled with the lively pre- and post-show buzz that takes the bar and eatery from early evening to late night…with a dash of panache!

Our modern Australian menu, with its emphasis on fresh seasonal ingredients, offers both small and larger dishes to be shared and enjoyed with friends. Choose from a well-considered wine list that gives prominence to local winemakers, an exciting range of craft beers and ciders, or a distinct selection of cocktails and small-batch Australian gins and single malt whiskies from Australia and New Zealand.

With a blend of contemporary aesthetics and sculptural silhouettes, The Barre’s welcoming space, designed by Clare Cousins Architects, includes a special nod to Arts Centre Melbourne history – timber floorboards, salvaged from the Hamer Hall redevelopment, recycled into parquetry throughout the main bar.

From a pre-show sparkling with a share plate, a meal with a fine wine or a mellow late-night drink, we invite you to join us at The Barre.

Opening Hours

Mon – Sat: 4pm until late
Happy Hour*:
Daily, 9pm – 11pm
Friday, 4pm – 7pm

*No further discounts apply

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Yangarra

Yangarra Wine Lunch

Spice up the winter chills with a Yangarra Wine Lunch.
Special Guest Hugh Waterman from Yangarra Estate Vineyard will share his expert knowledge alongside The Barre's Senior Chef de Partie Ceclilia Salvante pairing Yangarra wines with a spectacular four course feast.

Sunday 21 July - 12:00 PM

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Giant

Giant Steps Lunch

Giant Steps Wine Lunch at The Barre

Launch into spring with a Sunday lunch inspired by the elegant and sophisticated flavours of Giant Steps wines. Featuring special guest, chief winemaker Steve Flamsteed, this lunch has been designed to perfectly pair the globally acclaimed wines of Giant Steps with four courses from The Barre kitchen.

Sunday 25 August - 12:00 PM

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Mitchell

Mitchell Wines Lunch

Mitchell Wines Lunch at The Barre

Angus Mitchell manages Mitchell Wines, the family business encompassing 80 hectares of vineyards in the Clare Valley, South Australia. Angus has teamed up with The Barre’s Senior Chef de Partie Cecilia Salvante to create a Sunday feast inspired by Mitchell Wines.

Sunday 29 September - 12:00 PM

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Ocean

Ocean Eight Wine Lunch

Ocean Eight Wine Lunch at The Barre

Ocean Eight is one of the leading wine producers in Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula and paired with these impeccable wines is a menu created by The Barre’s Senior Chef de Partie Cecilia Salvante.

Sunday 27 October - 12:00 PM

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The Barre

Location Address

100 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne VIC 3004

Opening Hours

Monday to Saturday: 4pm until late
Happy Hour Fridays: 4pm – 7pm

(03) 9281 8317
thebarre@artscentremelbourne.com.au

A walk-in bar and restaurant, we don’t take reservations, so we recommend you arrive early.

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