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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One of Melbourne’s most sophisticated café restaurant hybrids. The refined seasonal menu offers a selection of breakfast and lunch dishes – think fluffy ricotta hotcakes and fiery chilli scrambled eggs with confit sobrasada and whipped cow’s milk fetta. 

If you’re short of time, a range of gourmet sandwiches, pastries and cakes are also available to-go.



Opt for a cup of our custom Darling Blend made from specialty coffee beans sourced directly from the world’s best producers and blended to perfection.

Alternatively, a range of signature cocktails are available all day, every day. Enjoy a round of Espresso Martinis and Mimosas or choose from a selection of local and imported wine and beer. 


The meticulously detailed venue features high ceilings, a private dining area and an outdoor garden – ensuring endless photographic opportunities of your event.

The space is unique and flexible with the ability to accommodate groups ranging from intimate gatherings of 40 to extravagant festivities of 150.