New Year's Eve in Melbourne


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Melbourne Cheap Eats


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Waterside Hotel - Melbourne

The Dog House

A cross between an American dive bar and an American sports bar, without boundaries and where rules and inhibitions are left at the door...

Waterside Hotel - Melbourne

The Roof

One of Melbourne’s best rooftop bars, offering spectacular views of the city skyline...

Waterside Hotel - Melbourne

The Bistro

An old-world style dining space specialising in top quality cuts of meat, seafood and vegetarian dishes, all grilled to perfection by Head Chef Stuart...

Waterside Hotel - Melbourne

The Public Bar

Upon entering on the ground level, you'll be greeted by a large, traditional Australian Public Bar....

Waterside Hotel

The Bubble House

Tucked away on level one is the secret you never knew you needed to know - until now...


Experience a True Melbourne Pub in the Heart of the CBD


Enjoy a delicious and tantalising menu made with fresh Australian produce. Sit back and relax with our great happy hour drink specials. Dance up a storm at one of our seven unique function spaces. Take in spectacular views at our rooftop bar. At the Waterside Hotel, we have your night out sorted.

Situated right in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD, just a short walk from Flinders Street Station, you won’t have to travel far to experience an electric atmosphere and some outstanding food in a truly historic Melbourne hotel – it dates back to 1853!

What are you waiting for? Visit us soon and we’ll take care of the rest.


What Sets Us Apart from Other Pubs in Melbourne


At the Waterside Hotel, we’re proud to offer not one, not two, but seven unique function spaces so we can truly give you the experience you deserve. Whether you’d like to host a birthday party in The Bubble House, an intimate engagement party on The Roof, or an unforgettable hen’s night in The Public Bar, we’ll work with you to ensure a seamless experience from beginning to end.

The Waterside truly has something for everyone. Head Chef Stuart Munro has created a stand-out menu incorporating pub classics and modern favourites using fresh produce, with our drinks list complementing every bite. We also listen to our customers, and because you asked for it we delivered one of the happiest hours in Melbourne, to help you unwind after a stressful working week and enjoy a relaxing weekend.

Why travel to other pubs in Melbourne? Experience the best, just a stone’s throw from the Yarra.  

Contact Us Today

Are you ready to enjoy a quality dining experience? Then see us at the Waterside Hotel, one of the best Melbourne pubs. Don’t miss out – table bookings are available.

If you have questions regarding dietary requirements, or if you’d like to enquire about any of our function spaces, please don’t hesitate to contact our friendly and hospitable staff. Get in touch by using our online contact form, and we’ll get back to you shortly.