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The Essence

4.3
4.3
154 Reviews
$41 to $100
Modern Australian

At The Essence, it’s all about the freshest, local produce in our region, hand picked by our Head Chef and complemented by native herbs & spices. It’s about that little touch of something different to the familiar that leaves you wondering and makes you want to taste more and more. Step into The Essence and sample the local hearty, warming flavours of our Chefs’ signature recipes. Join us on the journey of re-discovering The Essences of our local produce.

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Experiences are available.
  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Modern Australian, Breakfast, Afternoon Tea

  • Hours of operation

    Breakfast
    Daily 7:00 am–11:00 am
    Lunch
    Daily 12:00 pm–3:30 pm
    Dinner
    Daily 5:00 pm–9:30 pm

  • Phone number

    (03) 9660 1183

  • Payment options

    AMEX, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Executive chef

    Karan Negi

  • Catering

    Dine on contemporary cuisine from across Australia, made with locally sourced produce at The Essence, our signature hotel restaurant in Melbourne. Begin your day with our hearty breakfast, and then join us for lunch, high tea, or a pre-theatre dinner.

  • Private party facilities

    The event spaces here at the Melbourne Marriott Hotel each boast their own individual character and design. From the elegant trimmings of the
    Yarra Suite to the sophisticated and intimate Moojerr boardroom, you’re sure to find a unique space for your meeting or event.

  • Private party contact

    Hannah White: (03) 9662 3900 ext. 1178

  • Neighborhood

    Melbourne CBD

  • Cross street

    Little Lonsdale Street

  • Parking details

    Valet

  • Public transit

    Parliament Station is the nearest train station located 300 meters from the hotel

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Gluten-free Options, High Tea, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Experiences

  • THREE PLATES HIGH TEA

    A$49.00 per person

    Prepaid

    Multiple dates available
    Treat yourself to three plates of decadent desserts and flavorsome savories, crafted by our Head Chef with Victoria’s freshest local produce. $49 per person $59 per person with a glass of wine SELECTION OF COLD DISHES Tasmanian salmon, dill crème fraiche on rye bread Buttermilk fried chicken sliders Cucumber, tomato & brie cheese sandwich (V) SELECTION OF WARM SAVOURY DISHES Chicken & Chardonnay Pie Mini spinach & ricotta quiche Gourmet mini sausage roll SELECTION OF HAND-MADE PASTRIES AND DESSERTS Kaffir lime pannacotta with Macerated berries Mini Chocolate eclair Bite size sous filled with crème patisserie Mini boutique cakes Macaroons Assortment Scone Served with preserve, Yarra Valley pure cream
  • PRE-THEATRE MENU

    A$59.00 per person

    Prepaid

    Multiple dates available
    Looking for a great place to eat before the show? Enjoy a 2 or 3 courses dinner experience with our Pre-Theatre Menu. Book your table today, and prepare for a night at the theatre that you won't forget. 2 courses - $59 per person 3 courses - $69 per person Includes a glass of house wine or beer

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Staff temperature check required
    • Contact tracing information collected

Menu

Favourites

  • Eggs FlorentineA$23.00

    two poached eggs, smoked salmon, baby spinach & hollandaise sauce

    • Eggs BenedictA$23.00

      poached eggs, double smoked ham, English muffin, hash brown, hollandaise sauce & grilled tomato

      • Inner MelbourneA$28.00

        two eggs cooked, grilled bacon, hash browns, sausages, tomato, mushrooms & grilled bread

        • 3 Egg Designer OmeletteA$24.00

          three eggs omelette with grilled tomatoes and your choice of double smoked ham, smoked salmon, salami, chorizo, mushrooms, cheese, feta, onion, capsicum or baby spinach

          Fit for You

          All under (500 cal)

          • Bircher MuesliA$15.00

            home made, with strawberry

            • Low Fat PorridgeA$16.00

              with soft brown sugar or honey

              • Poached EggsA$18.00

                with grilled tomatoes & baby spinach

                • High ProteinA$22.00

                  poached eggs, sautéed mushrooms & avocado on rye

                  • Low Cholesterol OmeletteA$24.00

                    egg whites with grilled tomatoes, baby spinach, mushrooms & tomato relish

                    The Buffet

                    All buffet breakfasts include brewed coffee & leaf tea

                    • Full Australian Breakfast BuffetA$39.00

                      All the Continental Melbourne specialties along with a hot selection of bacon, Victorian made sausages, fluffy scrambled eggs, grilled tomatoes, potato gems, waffles, chef's eggs made to order, Asian station including konji, noodles, dim sim. To top it all, make your own freshly squeezed juice and indulge bottomless freshly brewed coffe and tea

                      • Continental Melbourne Breakfast BuffetA$29.00

                        Melbourne style buffet with cereals, bircher muesli, fruits, fruit yoghurts, fruit juice, sliced breads, cold meats, cheese, croissants, pastries and muffins along with pancakes and porridge

                        The Extras

                        • Grilled BaconA$4.00

                          • Grilled TomatoesA$4.00

                            • MushroomsA$4.00

                              • Hash BrownA$4.00

                                • Baby SpinachA$4.00

                                  • ToastA$4.00

                                    • Extra Ice CreamA$3.00

                                      • Sliced BananaA$3.00

                                        • StrawberriesA$3.00

                                          • Maple SyrupA$3.00

                                            Something Sweet

                                            • French ToastA$19.00

                                              Brioche, berry compote, ice cream & strawberries

                                              • Buttermilk PancakesA$19.00

                                                Your choice of: berry compote, vanilla ice cream, maple syrup & icing sugar

                                                Last updated: August 6, 2021

                                                What 154 people are saying

                                                Overall ratings and reviews

                                                Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

                                                4.3
                                                4.3 based on recent ratings
                                                • 4.4Food
                                                • 4.5Service
                                                • 4.1Ambience
                                                • 4.3Value

                                                NoiseModerate

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                                                1. KC

                                                  KateC

                                                  1 review

                                                  4.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on December 31, 2021

                                                  overall4food4service5ambience4

                                                  The food was very nicely presented and excellent value. The ambiance was lovely - but there was a table next to us with some very noisy young children. Parents need to be mindful that other patrons may want to enjoy a quiet meal - maybe have a rule that young children leave the restaurant before 8.00 pm? Otherwise a great place to eat.

                                                2. SM

                                                  ShaneM

                                                  1 review

                                                  5.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on December 31, 2021

                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                  Large portions, fresh and tasty food. Nice sitting by the window.

                                                3. OT

                                                  OpenTable Diner

                                                  1 review

                                                  4.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on December 25, 2021

                                                  overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                  Christmas Lunch 2021 was spent in The Essence Restaurant at The Marriott and it was a rather mixed bag in both food and service quality. Buffet style lunch with drinks was the menu for Christmas and as someone who doesn’t usually enjoy buffet style dining, it suited other family members who prefer a more relaxed dining experience. The food as plentiful, as were the drinks and the variety on offer did cater to all of us even though some of the warm food looked tired and not particularly appealing. The staff overall were courteous and pleasant, however at one point whilst we were at the buffet getting dessert our table was being cleared by staff who assumed we had left the restaurant. I found this unprofessional given that my handbag, a wallet, a phone and a jacket were still at the table and in plain view. Overall it was a pleasant Christmas Lunch and after the year 2021 was due to the lengthy lockdowns because of Covid, it was an enjoyable experience.

                                                4. G

                                                  Gazza

                                                  Melbourne

                                                  1 review

                                                  4.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on December 13, 2021

                                                  overall4food4service4ambience3

                                                  Certainly not a bad meal or experience. But not outstanding. I had the fish which was slightly over cooked and my partner had calamari which was a bit chewy. Wine selection was good and we enjoyed the cab sav and Pinot gris. Service was fine but nothing special. If I was hungry and lazy I’d go back again but Melbourne has better choices.

                                                5. CS

                                                  CrystalS

                                                  1 review

                                                  2.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on December 11, 2021

                                                  overall2food2service3ambience3

                                                  Best to go for A La Carte instead of Pre Theater . Overall food was good but limited choice.

                                                6. F

                                                  Floosey

                                                  1 review

                                                  4.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on December 11, 2021

                                                  overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                  I’m not one to usually write a review the idea of the experience was amazing the staff really tried and atlete lovely. I just feel and it’s most restaurants these days, if I could really give some honest feedback it would’ve been nice to have an understanding perhaps a list of the items we were eating, when will restaurants tap into children’s needs. People with children should be made priority as kids have a short attention span also my child eats with proper cutlery and he would’ve no doubt appreciated a little plate and maybe a little fork and knife as well, children observe what adults do I just want to participate in being involved. Overall a beautiful experience a great idea and ambience bubbly happy staff we definitely will return.

                                                7. DT

                                                  DaveT

                                                  1 review

                                                  4.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on December 6, 2021

                                                  overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                  Quiet and comfortable with good food and service.

                                                8. OT

                                                  OpenTable Diner

                                                  1 review

                                                  4.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on October 29, 2021

                                                  overall4food5service5ambience5

                                                  Steak was amazing. Overall nice experience.

                                                9. OT

                                                  OpenTable Diner

                                                  1 review

                                                  5.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on October 22, 2021

                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                  Our waiter was fantastic! Catered to any special requests as much as they possibly could and seemed to have a well running, enjoyable restaurant the very first day out of lockdown which is no easy task.

                                                10. OT

                                                  OpenTable Diner

                                                  Exclusive

                                                  1 review

                                                  5.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on October 22, 2021

                                                  overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                  Delicious food, great value.

                                                11. EH

                                                  ElizaH

                                                  1 review

                                                  2.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on September 2, 2019

                                                  overall2food3service1ambience3

                                                  I brought my partner here for his birthday on Monday September 2nd. I specified that it would be for a birthday and the staff and set up a nice table decorated for us. One of the waitresses sat us and gave us drink menus. We ordered the seafood stack therefore this was put through straight away- however no one came back to take our drinks order until when asked when the food arrived at the table.. The restaurant had only around 2 tables on the night with 4 or 5 staff on.. we did not know what they were doing the whole time. The waitress brought over a drink for my partner and had another pint of beer on her tray for another table. as she placed this down the pint of beer spilled all over my partners suit, the table, the bottom plate of food, the floor and a bit on me. She was very very apologetic but only handed us a few cloth napkins to clean up and she used these to wipe the table and the floor- not to an appropriate standard. I understand she was flustered and embarrassed, but we weren't offered another plate of food or a new table. I am not one to demand anything or complain but this should have been the minimum offer. She did not pass on this incident to any of the other staff or a manager, so we sat there with soggy food, wet clothes and a wet table and hazardous floor. No drinks, discounts, desserts or anything was offered in compensation for this problem. I was very disappointed and we will not recommend this place to anyone, especially in hoping for a quality dining experience for my partner's birthday.

                                                12. HH

                                                  HeleneH

                                                  Melbourne

                                                  12 reviews

                                                  3.0

                                                  12 reviews

                                                  Dined on September 1, 2019

                                                  overall3food3service2ambience3

                                                  We were a party of 6 having breakfast for Fathers Day. The booking process through Open Table was simple and quick. We were greeted with a welcoming smile by the concierge however it all went downhill from there. Our table was fine with a nice view of the streetscape and large enough to accommodate all of us plus a high chair. Sadly however the service was very poor. Organised chaos would sum it up. We kept having to chase wait staff for coffee and water, we placed our orders and then we waited. And we waited. And we waited. The restaurant was only half full and it seemed that staff numbers were plentiful so we were not sure what the delay was. We all ordered breakfast dishes so were a little perplexed about why our order took so long. Finally our meals arrived, the 3 egg omelette was very small in comparison to what you are served at other Melbourne cafes - if there were 3 eggs in that omelette then I’ll go he. The “inner city” breakfast was more substantial but lacking taste, and the protein breakfasts were missing the avocado as the hotel restaurant had run out. What sort of restaurant runs out of avocado at 10am on a Sunday!? Overall a disappointing experience and we won’t be returning.

                                                13. GW

                                                  GaryW

                                                  1 review

                                                  4.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on August 30, 2019

                                                  overall4food5service5ambience4

                                                  We had a lovely evening with great food and service.

                                                14. JE

                                                  JewelE

                                                  1 review

                                                  2.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on August 30, 2019

                                                  overall2food3service1ambience2

                                                  I received my high tea 20 minutes before my friends and didn’t want to eat too much before they got theirs. I had to ask someone how much longer I had to wait and by the time it came to my table it was cold. Disappointed since I called to make sure everything would be prepared for my table the days before.

                                                15. CV

                                                  CatherynV

                                                  1 review

                                                  4.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on August 28, 2019

                                                  overall4food2service4ambience3

                                                  The chicken in the set menu was terrible. But the desserts were delicious! Very cold in the restaurant. Sat near 2 Windows and was freezing!

                                                16. TK

                                                  TrishK

                                                  1 review

                                                  5.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on August 18, 2019

                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                  Yes I would recommend this restaurant to anyone. They catered to my gluten free request and the food was delicious and service excellent.

                                                17. GT

                                                  GeraldT

                                                  1 review

                                                  5.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on August 17, 2019

                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                  We had a wonderful Seafood meal in a dynamic location and enjoyed the entire experience. We are inspired to go there again when we next go to nearby a theatre or concert. Thank you Open Table.

                                                18. CO

                                                  ColleenO

                                                  Las Vegas

                                                  1 review

                                                  5.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on August 13, 2019

                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                  The high tea was really good. Staff and service was very good.

                                                19. PG

                                                  PeterG

                                                  Melbourne

                                                  1 review

                                                  4.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on August 1, 2019

                                                  overall4food4service4ambience3

                                                  We had the seafood platter for 2 with voucher so was great value, without the voucher, probably not.

                                                20. AM

                                                  AnneMareeG

                                                  Brisbane

                                                  5 reviews

                                                  4.0

                                                  5 reviews

                                                  Dined on July 24, 2019

                                                  overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                  Usually come here for our pre-theatre dinner for shows in vicinity. This time the menu had changed and although the choices were fine, there seemed to be some confusion generally. The menu had one only starter which is apparently part of a four course menu. The menu itself had no price anywhere and only when we asked were we told the prices, for a 3 course or 4 course menu. We ordered the starter but alas at 5.30pm they were out of that starter and no alternative was available. But then we were able to order one entree to share, followed by 2 mains----fish was delicious----and then we shared a sweet. The waitress told us this would now be considered as a 2 course meal! The sweet we ordered was delicious but we were at pains to find the apple taste, shreds, whatever. When we mentioned to the waiter that there didn't seem to be much apple in the sweet, he looked at his computer and realised that although the correct order had been put into the computer, we had actually received the wrong sweet! We then ordered 2 espresso coffees and he said these would now be on the house for which we were grateful. However, when we went to pay there was again a few issues and in the end we realised we had paid for the coffees which were macchiata not espresso as ordered. We hadn't wanted to to say anything because they were supposed to be "on the house". Although there were some strange happenings here, the food itself, the personnel and the general ambiance were great and we would return.

                                                21. DL

                                                  DomenicaL

                                                  1 review

                                                  5.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on July 19, 2019

                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                  Wonderful service. Food amazing and the staff so attentive and friendly. A big “wrap” for our young waitress looking after our table (apologies l cannot remember her name)! Nothing to fault! Highly recommend!

                                                22. BW

                                                  BrookeW

                                                  1 review

                                                  3.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on July 19, 2019

                                                  overall3food3service2ambience2

                                                  Not enough service staff. Unable to serve beverages and did not ask if any other order / food was wanted. Walked out to reception area and waited as no service staff assisted us

                                                23. A

                                                  Adrian

                                                  New York Area

                                                  11 reviews

                                                  3.0

                                                  11 reviews

                                                  Dined on July 16, 2019

                                                  overall3food3service3ambience2

                                                  Ok for a meal before the show. Had been looking forward to the ‘fresh chocolate soft centre’ cake but told they had run out - so in other words it wasn’t ‘fresh’ they were frozen - little bit disappointing

                                                24. AC

                                                  AshleyC

                                                  1 review

                                                  4.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on July 13, 2019

                                                  overall4food4service5ambience5

                                                  I bought a seafoof voucher for four people, which included a stack of fish, chips, calamari, soft shell crab, salmon, oysters, mussels - a range of seafood with 2 bottles of brut sparkling. The food was nicely cooked and service was amazing. Waitress took our photo, pour our drinks and was really kind. Expected from a hotel restaurant! Would like to try high tea next time.

                                                25. GC

                                                  GaryC

                                                  1 review

                                                  2.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on July 12, 2019

                                                  overall2food1service1ambience3

                                                  My wife ordered duck and it was so dried out she had to send it back ( that takes a lot for my wife). I asked for lemon wedges and was served chip wedges, which I didn’t order. They replaced my wives dinner with the fish, which was very nice, but by then I had finished my dinner. We asked for extra water several times, but this was not brought. We were getting so frustrated we asked to see the manager, who acknowledged our problems, but was not prepared to offer something to make up for a spoilt night. We would have been happy if he would have said for example “desert is on us” ....just something to make a bad experience a little better.

                                                26. a

                                                  amandah

                                                  1 review

                                                  5.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on July 8, 2019

                                                  overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                  We really enjoyed our Hi Tea experience at The Essence. The food and service were both very good.

                                                27. EC

                                                  EileenC

                                                  1 review

                                                  5.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on July 7, 2019

                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                  FOOD DELICIOUS AND ATTENTIVE SERVICE WOULD RECOMMEND

                                                28. RG

                                                  RobG

                                                  Philadelphia

                                                  9 reviews

                                                  vip
                                                  1.0

                                                  9 reviews

                                                  Dined on July 6, 2019

                                                  overall1food4service1ambience3

                                                  Food is good but service is very poor - this restaurant has a clear issue of management of their operation and communication with open table and between the waiters and the kitchen - understand that your main course could take very very very long (happened to me for lunch and for breakfast while I stayed in the Marriott hotel) I made a reservation through open table for dinner in 6 of July and when I reached the restaurant they said they could not take my reservation because of Christmas on July event so I was offered to go to the bar of the hotel with a menu limited in options and not unexpected my main course took forever having to ask the waitress where was my food several times

                                                29. OT

                                                  OpenTable Diner

                                                  Frankfurt Area

                                                  1 review

                                                  3.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on July 4, 2019

                                                  overall3food3service2ambience3

                                                  The food quality of the seafood stacker wasn’t great, especially on the hot food side. Throughout the whole dinner, our server didn’t even bother asking us how the dinner was even though she walked by our table a few times.

                                                30. JH

                                                  JennyH

                                                  1 review

                                                  5.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on July 3, 2019

                                                  overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                  The Essence was a delightful break and even my grumpy husband enjoyed the High Tea provided I drank his bubbly and bought him a beer as an alternative. Normally he is an extremely hard man to please but he tried everything offered, which is quite unique for him. But more importantly I booked the High Tea FOR ME! and enjoyed it immensely!

                                                31. DO

                                                  DavidO

                                                  1 review

                                                  4.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on June 28, 2019

                                                  overall4food4service3ambience4

                                                  Good food, service was a bit slow but good. Lovely ombiance

                                                32. LB

                                                  LindaB

                                                  1 review

                                                  5.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on June 23, 2019

                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                  Enjoyed every minute of it. We were made very welcome and could not fault the service at all..

                                                33. C

                                                  Cora

                                                  1 review

                                                  4.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on June 22, 2019

                                                  overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                  We have been here twice now and the food and service is very good.

                                                34. AR

                                                  AnnR

                                                  1 review

                                                  4.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on June 18, 2019

                                                  overall4food4service5ambience4

                                                  Had a Seafood Stack which looked amazing, but lacked the crab, which was featured in the photo we saw on Travelzoo when we booked. The fish, salmon, calamari and prawns were amazing, but the oysters and mussels lacked taste.

                                                35. DV

                                                  DotV

                                                  1 review

                                                  4.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on June 16, 2019

                                                  overall4food4service5ambience5

                                                  Lovely thanks. Would have been better with more small sandwiches and the hot stuff actually hot.

                                                36. RA

                                                  RicardoA

                                                  Melbourne

                                                  2 reviews

                                                  3.0

                                                  2 reviews

                                                  Dined on June 14, 2019

                                                  overall3food3service5ambience4

                                                  Meal size was disappointing. However, the service was very good.

                                                37. MJ

                                                  MarillianJ

                                                  1 review

                                                  4.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on June 14, 2019

                                                  overall4food3service5ambience4

                                                  We thoroughly enjoyed our evening. We were served promptly and cheerfully. We felt we got very good value for our money. We would like to do it again.

                                                38. CS

                                                  ClintonS

                                                  Victoria

                                                  3 reviews

                                                  4.0

                                                  3 reviews

                                                  Dined on June 9, 2019

                                                  overall4food4service5ambience4

                                                  We went for the buffet breakfast and was a little underwhelmed by the voices on offer but the egg station saved the day with some beautiful omelettes and well poached eggs.

                                                39. AB

                                                  AdamB

                                                  Melbourne

                                                  3 reviews

                                                  3.0

                                                  3 reviews

                                                  Dined on June 8, 2019

                                                  overall3food4service4ambience2

                                                  We had the Travelzoo voucher so it was a set menu. Calamari were excellent. Barramundi was good. The ravioli was ok. The service was very good but unfortunately there is zero atmosphere.

                                                40. LM

                                                  LozM

                                                  Melbourne

                                                  1 review

                                                  5.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on June 3, 2019

                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                  This is our fourth time at this restaurant and I feel sure we will return again. The quality of our meal was excellent and the service by staff was exceptional. Would definitely recommend to our family and friends

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                                                The Essence is rated 4.3 stars by 154 OpenTable diners.

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                                                Google Map for The Essence

                                                Corner of Lonsdale & Exhibition Streets Melbourne, AU-VIC 3000

                                                • Cross street

                                                  Little Lonsdale Street

                                                • Neighborhood

                                                  Melbourne CBD

                                                • Hours of operation

                                                  Breakfast
                                                  Daily 7:00 am–11:00 am
                                                  Lunch
                                                  Daily 12:00 pm–3:30 pm
                                                  Dinner
                                                  Daily 5:00 pm–9:30 pm

                                                • Cuisines

                                                  Modern Australian, Breakfast, Afternoon Tea

                                                • Dining style

                                                  Casual Dining

                                                • Dress code

                                                  Smart Casual

                                                • Parking details

                                                  Valet

                                                • Public transit

                                                  Parliament Station is the nearest train station located 300 meters from the hotel

                                                • Payment options

                                                  AMEX, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

                                                • Executive chef

                                                  Karan Negi

                                                • Additional

                                                  Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Gluten-free Options, High Tea, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

                                                • Phone number

                                                  (03) 9660 1183

                                                • Catering

                                                  Dine on contemporary cuisine from across Australia, made with locally sourced produce at The Essence, our signature hotel restaurant in Melbourne. Begin your day with our hearty breakfast, and then join us for lunch, high tea, or a pre-theatre dinner.

                                                • Private party facilities

                                                  The event spaces here at the Melbourne Marriott Hotel each boast their own individual character and design. From the elegant trimmings of the
                                                  Yarra Suite to the sophisticated and intimate Moojerr boardroom, you’re sure to find a unique space for your meeting or event.

                                                • Private party contact

                                                  Hannah White: (03) 9662 3900 ext. 1178

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