Dining at Melbourne Marriott Hotel


Every day at Melbourne Marriott Hotel begins with a delicious in-house breakfast. Enjoy the morning bliss with a sip of good coffee at The Essence located in the hotel. A variety of convenient and tasty dining options including Lunch, Afternoon High Tea or Pre-Theatre Dinner are waiting for you too, for whenever you get hungry. Enjoy a memorable night with your travel companions without going far, at the brand new M Bar.

Essence Restaurant Temporarily Closed
Please note Essence Restaurant will be temporarily closed from Monday 26th June to Sunday 3rd July due to re-painting. Meals will instead be served in M Bar, on the Ground Floor. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Dining Room in Melbourne

The Essence

Modern Australian

Dine on contemporary cuisine from across Australia. The Essence is our hotel restaurant in Melbourne's CBD serving locally sourced ingredients. Begin your day with a hearty breakfast and join us for pre-theatre dinners or a Melbourne CBD high tea.

6:30 AM-10:00 AM, 12:00 PM-3:30 PM, 5:00 PM-9:30 PM
7:00 AM-10:00 AM, 12:00 PM-3:30 PM, 5:00 PM-9:30 PM
M Bar – New redesigned bar

M Bar


Get ready for a night of timeless tunes and soulful strumming from 6pm at M Bar. Paired with a vast selection of fine wines, creative cocktails, and a truly delicious dining menu, you’re destined for a great night in our Melbourne CBD bar.

3:00 PM-12:00 AM
M Club – Private Executive Lounge

M Club Executive Lounge

Modern Australian

The M Club lounge provides an exclusive place to relax, refuel and refocus. Access to our Melbourne CBD bar is complimentary for Marriott BonvoyTM members with Platinum Elite status and above as well as guests booked into an Executive room.

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner

Looking for a Great Place to Eat Before the Show?

Pre-Theatre Menu

The Essence pre-theatre menu offers a delightful culinary experience with a choice of two or three courses. Perfect for those looking to enjoy a delicious meal before a night at the theatre. Enjoy fresh local produce and warming flavours of our Chef’s signature recipes. Book your table today, and make a night of it!

The Essence - Seared Scallops

Celebrate the Summer in Style

Seafood Stack for Two

Feast with your friends and family with our gourmet seafood stack full of fresh, locally sourced seafood and glass of house sparkling. For the special occasion pair your experience with one of the finest brut from Tasmania, Jansz Cuvee NV.

The Essence - Seafood Stack

Begin Your Day With Our Breakfast

A Great Start Into Your Day

Breakfast is known as the most important meal of the day and also works as a good preparation for a productive day. Step into The Essence and sample the local hearty, warming flavours of our Chefs’ signature recipes for breakfast. Join us on the journey of re-discovering The Essences of our local produce.

The Essence - Breakfast Buffet

Enjoy Three Tiers of Decadent Desserts and Savoury Treats

New York High Tea

Indulge in a high tea Experience that pays homage to Marriott’s American roots . Infusing classic New York favourites with a Melbourne twist, enjoy three tiers of savoury and sweet delights, including traditional baked cheesecake and pastrami bagel, as well as traditional items including freshly baked scones with jam and cream. Sip from our extensive tea selection or upgrade to a glass of Dal Zotto Prosecco or tailored cocktails.

Melbourne Marriott Hotel - M Bar

Melbourne's Coffee Culture

Coffee has been a staple of Australian life for the past half-century, and its significance has only grown. Cafés are an integral part of Melbourne's culture, and their popularity has grown over the years. Because of its renown as Australia's coffee capital, many travellers now travel specifically to Melbourne. If you are a coffee lover and prefer some recommendations, please contact our Concierge Team upon arrival.


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