Welcome to Melbourne Hospitality People (MHP)
We’re a local family run business dedicated to creating life occasions in Melbourne’s most pristine and sought-after locations.
Republica St Kilda Beach serves up laid back food and drinks in a stunning beachside location. Experience uninterrupted views whilst you dine, or simply soak up the sun and atmosphere while sipping on a cocktail. Located right in St Kilda’s heartland, this unique setting is the epitome of beach culture, offering relaxed vibes in the grassy courtyard, and live music performed by local and up and coming artists every day during summer.
The multi-purpose venue has a range of event spaces and options to suit your every need.
Make a casual reservation here. Captain Baxter is one of St Kilda’s finest beachside restaurant and bars, that sports Melbourne’s best outdoor deck. Revel in the fresh air, the sound of cocktail shakers, shared plates and unsurpassed ocean views. The menu – created by some of Melbourne’s top chefs, focuses on fresh seafood and seasonal produce with subtle Asian influences. If you’re a frequenter to the foreshore or just want to escape the city, make sure you check this space out.
Captain Baxter can cater for a broad range of occasions. Get in touch with one of the experienced events coordinators to find out why this venue is a must for your next function.
Mr McCracken is MHP’s newest restaurant and bar, situated just 15km from the CBD beneath Hyatt Place in Essendon Fields. With open plan dining and modern industrial décor, this venue is the ideal place for casual get-togethers, after work drinks, formal dinners and functions.
Mr McCracken has large, spacious outdoor areas include an amazing rock fireplace and indoor, a superb win collection, managed by our dedicated sommelier and complimented by earth, sophisticated decor.
Come by and visit the new fox in the field.
Perfectly placed by Melbourne’s iconic St Kilda Beach, Encore is a modern waterfront weddings and events venue boasting spectacular views over Port Phillip Bay.
A resplendent choice for elegant beachside weddings and for dynamic events, Encore St Kilda offers versatile modern interiors, stylishly curated packages, and a spectacular rooftop terrace for outdoor events and ceremonies in summer.
Encore St Kilda Beach, Republica St Kilda Beach and Captain Baxter are all situated within the iconically beautiful St Kilda Sea Baths. Each venue boasts uninterrupted views of St Kilda foreshore and can be used independently or can be combined to create beachside events for up to 2000 people.
St Kilda Venues has a space that will meet all your St Kilda function requirements and is certain to exceed your expectations.
We pride ourselves on supplying our patrons with function, event, bar, restaurant and conference experiences at an unparalleled level in some of Melbourne’s most idyllic locations.
Customer Service Excellence
With an intrinsic focus on customer service, our venues offer a range of drinking and dining options from casual breakfasts, lunches and dinners to more formal dining, and nights out. Our hand selected team promises to deliver first class service, as well as a wide selection of beverages and menu options sourced from some of the best local and international produce available.
Our dedicated state of the art Melbourne function venues and conference facilities have hosted a myriad of events, specialising in picturesque beachside wedding receptions and corporate events.
With a focus on Melbourne functions and events, select the perfect location for your Christmas party, birthday celebration, meeting, Christening or formal affair from any of our spectacular venues across Melbourne.
We look forward to welcoming you to one of our four unique Melbourne venues and exploring the endless possibilities on offer to ensure an unforgettable experience. With three venues located in St Kilda and one in Essendon, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to selecting from our acclaimed and iconic sites. Whatever the occasion, we will ensure an unforgettable experience for all.
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