Drink Well

The Steam Packet is a nod to the golden days of Australian pub culture.  We are one of Melbourne's oldest pubs and one of the pioneers of the Craft Beer movement.

The Steam Packet's beer and wine offering is impressive with a beverage list that endeavours to showcase the best beers and wines from around Australia and the world.   We have 16 taps serving 13 different beers and ciders and our wine list highlights some amazing wines from around Australia, Riesling from the Clare Valley, Shiraz from the Barossa, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from the Mornington Peninsula.  Sauvignon Blanc from the Adelaide Hills or Marlborough in New Zealand and for lovers of bubbles, we serve Australian and French Sparkling as well as French Champagne.


Play Well

There is always something on. AFL, Soccer, Rugby and Cricket all feature on the TV. Weekly specials, live music Sunday afternoons, wine and beer dinners are all part of our regular calendar.

Eat Well

Seasonal menus are a key feature at the Packet and our summer menu is now in place. Great steaks, seafood and salads all feature as well as our take on timeless dishes and classic pub food.

Drink Well

Our bar houses a total of 16 beer taps, pouring 13 beers and ciders. Our new wine list features old favourites, a new cellar selection section and we also offer a great range of cocktails.

Beer & Cider Options

The Packet has long been known for its love of craft beers, we have 15 taps which pour 13 different beers and ciders.  We have also expanded our range to include a number of beers from the largest Australian owned brewery, Coopers.   Our providers range from European lager to Victorian microbreweries such as Holgate, Hawkers, Toorbrek and Exit.  If you cant decide which beer you want, ask our staff to provide a beer paddle, showcasing 6 of our tap beers.

Wine List

Our wine list showcases great wines from large and small producers alike.  Red wines from Yarra Valley and the Barossa, whites from New Zealand, Yarra Valley and the Clare valley as well as sparkling options from Australia and the Loire Valley in France, Champagne tops off our wine list, with two offerings available (including some 1/2 bottles).

Cellar Selection

Our half bottle and Cellar selection showcases the best of Australia wines.  We feature hard to find wines from producers personally known to us.  Our suppliers include Rockford and Rusden from the Barossa Valley, Shut the Gate from the Claire Valley, Bremerton from Langhorn Creek and Kooyong Estate from the Mornington Peninsula.

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