Mr McCracken Bar & Restaurant

The team behind Mr McCracken is one of Melbourne’s well-known hospitality families who own and operate beachside venues Republica, Captain Baxter and Encore Event Centre located at the St Kilda Sea Baths.

Located adjacent to Hyatt Place and The Australian Events Centre, Mr McCracken offers the perfect place to entertain, enjoy lunch with colleagues, catch up at your ‘local’, and the venue of choice for your ‘end of year celebrations’. Highly acclaimed Executive Chef and owner, Matt Dawson, is the man behind the helm creating outstanding cuisine for the Essendon Fields bar and restaurant.

With its modern design and industrial touches, Mr McCracken’s restaurant showcases an ever changing menu using local and artisan produce.

The bar is the place for ‘after work happy hour’ drinks, 7 days a week, and its contemporary feel is coupled with timeless style features such as the European Chalet styled outdoor fireplace, for those cooler Melbourne nights.

  • Sleek and modern restaurant
  • Event space for small to large groups
  • Ethically produced and locally sourced produce
  • Large, spacious outdoor areas include an amazing outdoor rock fireplace


(03) 9379 1812

1A Larkin Boulevard,
Essendon Fields