Reservations & enquiries: (03) 9690 4642
97 Beaconsfield Parade, Albert Park VIC 3206
Opening Hours: 10am - 12am

Welcome to The Beach

Located in Albert Park across the road from the South Melbourne beach, you can enjoy a break during the day with a cider, beer, wine or coffee whilst taking in the views of Port Phillip Bay through our bay-side windows.

Our main bar has a lively atmosphere and friendly service that is a great place to come down to catch up with friends, enjoy a meal from our newly launched menu, or enjoy the sun in our wonderful outdoor courtyard and street lounge area. Our sports bar has several screens viewing all the latest racing action from across the state along with all major sporting games.  it’s a great place to watch your team play during the AFL season.

We are beautiful destination for functions with picturesque views and mouth watering food, you will find exactly what you are looking for with your next function. We pride ourselves on providing exceptional customer service and making sure your function meets every expectation. With three different function spaces available, why not have your next event at The Beach Albert Park? Read more

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History

The Bleak House took its name from Charles Dickens’ ninth novel, published in instalments between March 1852 and September 1853.

The hotel was built for the prominent real estate agent, James Buxton, who resided in the property adjacent to the site and opened early in 1883, the first licensee Jeremiah W. O’Brien who transferred his existing licensee from the much smaller Builder’s Arms hotel in Boundary Street which closed at the same time. O’Brien went on to hold the license of the Bleak House for just over twenty years

Although perhaps lacking the grand style of the Hotel Victoria and Beaconsfield Hotel to the south, the Bleak House was designed for accommodation purposes as much as for the usual bar hospitality with visitors attracted to the bayside and the indoor baths that dotted the beach front along Beaconsfield Parade. Read more


Whats on

State of Origin 2016

Stay warm by our fireplace, watching the game on our 75″Screens. Wednesday Night Special – 2 for 1 Mains. The free meal is up to the equivalent value of the first meal, limited to $30.

UFC 199

UFC Middleweight Champ, Luke Rockhold, will defend his title against top UK contender, Michael Bisping, whose confidence is high after beating UFC legend, Anderson Silva. Plus, Dominick Cruz faces Urijah Faber for the Bantamweight belt.

Join us at in the Beer Garden for all the action live from 12pm
$25 Parma & Pint

How to get here

97 Beaconsfield Parade, Albert Park VIC 3206 / (03) 9690 4642