Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron
Based in St Kilda, anyone can have a go on a yacht on Wednesday nights ($20); arrive by 4pm. Wear nonmarking shoes (white soles) and...
St Kilda Sea Baths
South of the pier the Moorish-style St Kilda Sea Baths contains shops, cafes and restaurants, a gym and a pricey 25m saltwater pool.
Offers kiteboarding lessons, tours and equipment; also a good source of info. In winter they can arrange snow-kiting at Mt Hotham. Also...
Opening right up to St Kilda beach, Republica is the closest you'll get to a beach bar in Melbourne. A great spot for a sunset beer or...
Lau’s Family Kitchen
The owner’s family comes with absolutely flawless pedigree (father Gilbert Lau is the former owner of famed Flower Drum) and the...
11 The Esplanade · interesting places nearby
Esplanade Hotel information
Rock-pigs rejoice. The Espy remains gloriously shabby and welcoming to all. A mix of local and international bands play nightly, everything from rock 'n' roll to hip hop either in the legendary Gershin Room, the front bar or down in the basement.
Even if you're not here for a gig come for front-row seats of the pink-stained St Kilda sunset. The Espy does good pub food and the heritage-listed building itself is stunning.