Let us cook Christmas Day lunch for you

Consider us the side of the family you want around and come to ours for Christmas lunch. From a fine dining fling at Circa, The Prince to a Californian-cool Christmas at Newmarket Hotel; each of our venues offers a festively flavoured menu to delight every member of the family. BYO presents. We'll clean up.

Food & Drink

New Sommelier at Circa The Prince, Christian Burge

Christian Burge tells us his story about where his love of wine originated and his journey along the way. With his years of knowledge he also brings the finest drop to St Kilda for us all to enjoy.

Melbourne Cup Carnival at Circa, The Prince

This Melbourne Cup Carnival, long time favourite of race-goers, Circa, The Prince will host the seasons' must-attend after parties on its iconic timber terrace, The Deck, as well as the coveted Veuve Clicquot Bar. Don't hedge your bets this Carnival: Circa, The Prince is the place to be; your day's best final post.

We're bringing speck-xy back, yeah! Piggy in The Middle returns

Oh, lardy... sow this is back! Launching in October, Piggy in The Middle returns to Middle Park Hotel, every weekend for lunch and dinner. Sit down to a pig-nic table of slow roasted Wessex Saddleback pork, blood orange & Campari trifle and much boar... more. Speck please!

Sundays are in session

From sangria to soul, Sunday sessions are back at Newmarket Hotel and Acland St Cantina.

BBQ Throwdown: NMH vs Fancy Hank's Sunday 12th October

Following a BBQ beating of San Telmo back in June, Newmarket Hotel is putting its title (and trophy) back on the line; firing up for the next BBQ Throwdown against Fancy Hanks Bar-B-Que.

Regional Showcase: Beechworth with Michael Ryan

At last month's The Age Good Food Guide Awards, he received two hats, for the fifth year in a row.

Circa presents Shellfish in Spring

Launching in September: join us for a celebration of deep blue delights, with a constantly changing Chef's menu every Saturday and Sunday in Spring.


The newest addition to Acland Street’s hippest haunt, Cantina Bar delivers a new school squeeze. Put the South in your mouth: dark liquors, classic cocktails and distant beers from 5pm till late, seven nights a week.

Breakfast returns to Circa

Available 7am-11am daily, Circa's new morning menu showcases organic, locally sourced ingredients, with items to please breakfast kings and those more waistline wary.


John Digweed

Temple Agents (CHILE)


The Black Seeds


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