Founders Restaurant


OPEN FOR BREAKFAST: 6.30 am-10.00 am

Exuding a relaxed atmosphere with sunlight streaming in from the sloping glass ceiling at this lower level facility, Founders Restaurant is a charming venue to enjoy a hearty breakfast during your stay at our CBD Melbourne hotel.

Kick-start your morning with our full breakfast buffet featuring cereal, toast, fresh fruit, yogurt, assorted cold cuts, cheeses, hot pancakes, bakers corner, daily eggs selection with bacon, sausages, mushrooms, tomatoes, hash browns with a selection of juices and tea and coffee.


Founders Restaurant also boasts a private dining room that seats up to 24 people. The main dining area and our lovely terrace, with leafy trellis draping its wrought-iron balustrades, and our famous Australian BBQ are also available exclusively for corporate and social functions after breakfast hours. Find out more on our Conference & Functions page

The Vault Cafe



LUNCH: 11.00 am - 3.00 pm

DINNER: 6.00 pm-10.00 pm




Savour a taste of Melbourne at The Vault Café, featuring all day dining with seating for up to 45 guests and free Wi-Fi access for patrons. Large checkered cream and brown polished marble tiles, ornate leadlight windows that extend toward the high ceiling and wood panelled walls with rich detailing add a touch of Victorian charm.


Digest the daily newspaper headlines over cereal, toast, croissants, Danish pastries, fruit, yogurt, juices, tea and coffee from our continental buffet breakfast spread.
Perfect for escaping the urban rush without exiting the CBD, delight in our signature $14.99 lunch boasting meal choices refreshed every month to use seasonal ingredients. This irresistible deal is available at our café from 12 noon to 2pm daily.


Free Wi Fi Access while dining and Senior discounts offered. Click here to download PDF

5 Shillings Cocktail Bar


Our dinner menu showcases Victoria’s freshest produce in a variety of international cuisines; have a taste of the vibrant Melbourne dining scene with our chef’s daily specials available for your dining pleasure.

OPEN: daily 11:00 am – 11:00 pm

Next to The Vault Café, across the grand staircase leading to the mezzanine floor, 5 Shillings Cocktail Bar is the ideal spot to toast life’s rewarding moments or simply chill out in a relaxed yet refined atmosphere.

During the day, our excellent espressos, lattes, liquor coffees or wide selection of teas will perk up your mood. Choose a plate or two from our light tapas menu to complement your afternoon tête–à–tête sessions, available from 4:00pm daily.

In the evening, unwind after a challenging work day with a premium boutique beer or let our bar staff concoct a tall drink as a prelude to your dazzling night out in Melbourne. Order your preferred cocktails or make our recommendations such as Isle of Pine, Scorpion Bowl or Brazilian Monk your new favourites.

Platform 66 Public Bar


OPEN: 9:00 am – 10:00 pm

Embracing the vibrancy of its transport hub locale, Platform 66 Public Bar welcomes your arrival just a stone’s throw away from Southern Cross Station.

Our friendly setting offers all-round appeal for guests ranging from corporate executives to footy fans; whether for a quick lunch stopover or to linger after a long train journey. Fuel your enjoyment with pub meals and light snacks.

A great selection of thirst-quenchers will put you on track for rolling good times, including a fine assortment of six beers Australian beers and ciders on tap.