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From Sunlight to Sundown.

The Emerson Rooftop Bar in Melbourne features a warm, Palm Springs inspired interior with premium table and booth seating. Our modern take on desert elegance provides the perfect setting to sit back & unwind.

Our rooftop is fully enclosed and climate controlled, allowing you to enjoy the space all year round.

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Private Functions

We love to celebrate any occasion. Whether it’s an intimate birthday celebration or an end-of-year work event, we have a space to suit your needs.

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Casual Dining on The Rooftop

Inspired by flavours of the Mediterranean and curated by our in-house Head Chef,
our menu is seasonal, to the point and locally sourced from some of Australia’s best suppliers. 


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We accept walk-in guests, although to ensure a reserved table or booth, we suggest making a reservation in advance to ensure availability. Click here to make a reservation. For larger groups over 10, please fill out this enquiry form and our sales team will be in touch.

For larger groups over 10, please fill out this enquiry form and our sales team will be in touch!

For reservations under 10, we don’t require a minimum spend. For groups above 10, we do require a minimum spend to be paid in advance of the booking. Please fill out this enquiry form here and our team will be in touch.

We have no entry fee for the venue until 7pm – post 7pm is when our entry fee of $25 incurs. Keep an eye on our Instagram page for any updates or special offers!

Our licence permits minors on site until 9pm for exclusive events only.

There is street parking and parking lots nearby to the venue. Public transportation options are also close by, with trams stopping right next to the venue.

The Emerson prohibits outside food and drinks. However, exceptions may be made for dietary restrictions. Contact our team to check.

The Emerson Rooftop Bar features live entertainment, such as DJs, live bands, or special events. Check out ‘What’s On’ at the rooftop bar for information on upcoming performances.

Unfortunately, you’ll have to leave your furry friends at home.

The Rooftop is open on Friday from 5pm until late and Saturdays & Sundays from 12pm until late. Book here to secure your spot.

Yes! Our kitchen is located on The Rooftop level of The Emerson. Our menu is seasonal, to the point and locally sourced from some of Australia’s best suppliers. From fresh seafood and succulent meats to garden-fresh vegetables and artisanal cheeses, each ingredient is carefully selected to ensure the highest quality and flavour. We are also able to cater to vegans, vegetarians, gluten-free, etc.! See our menu here.

Our kitchen is open on Friday from 5pm until late and Saturday & Sunday from 12pm until late. Find our booking availabilities here.

You can order food from the inside the rooftop bar with one of our friendly bar staff. See our menu here.

Yes, to maintain the high standards enjoyed at The Emerson, patrons are required to abide by a smart-casual dress code. To avoid disappointment when visiting our venue, please see the following items that are NOT permitted to be worn in the venue at any time:
Sportswear | Hoodies | Singlets | Shorts | Bum bags | Excessive Branding | Trainers | Ripped Clothing | Puffer Jackets | Heavy Jewellery

The Emerson rooftop bar in Melbourne is fully enclosed and climate-controlled, allowing us to host your functions, events & parties all year long. We also have a balcony where you can enjoy the fresh air!

Yes, the Emerson Rooftop Bar in Melbourne is fully enclosed and climate-controlled. No need to worry about your hair getting wet in the rainy season as our rooftop is completely sheltered from the elements.

We love celebrating hens and have a few different offerings. Get in contact with our sales teams about what packages and offerings we can send your way!

For any exclusive events or functions at The Emerson Rooftop Bar, you’re welcome to organise a Drag Queen. All other rooftop bookings are a shared space so as not to disrupt other bookings, we don’t allow organised performances for bookings.

Groups over 10 require a minimum spend to be met, this goes towards a pre-paid bar tab for your table sitting on the rooftop. Enquire with our team here to book!

The Rooftop Bar is wheelchair accessible as we have a functioning lift that ascends to each of our three levels, including The Rooftop. We also have ambulant bathrooms available on each of our levels for those who require these facilities.