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Situated on Victoria Park s main strip,
The Publican Bar & Cafe is a
Melbournesque haven oozing all the
sophistication of an inner city bar, without
Just as suited to impromptu Sunday afternoon
drinks as it is to well-organised functions, the
venue offers four different experiences in the
one location: there s the cafe for dining, the bar
for mingling, the lounge for relaxing and the
courtyard for open-air drinks in summer.
By day, The Publican features a light, bright,
open-plan setting; by night, it transitions
smoothly into an intimate, cosy atmosphere.
All kinds of functions are welcome here from
private affairs like birthdays, anniversaries and
engagements, to corporate events like business
meetings, training sessions and product launches.
Small groups of 10 or more are catered for
in zoned off areas, while large groups of up to
200 people can use the entire venue.
The Publican hosts a broad range of live
music -- including rock, jazz, hip hop, funk, folk
and blues -- from Thursday to Sunday. Such
entertainment is a great way to get guests dancing
at your function.
Facilities include a dance floor, stage and
lighting, and event organisers can even bring in
entertainers of their choice.
The Publican s cafe menu is contemporary
Australian in style and features sophisticated tapas
and exceptional steaks.
Executive chef Anthony Bizzintino takes a fresh
and creative approach towards crafting the local
Reflecting the sentiment of the Victoria
Park area today, The Publican permeates an
unpretentious, inner city vibe; offers a warm,
welcoming environment; and features an exciting
menu of good-value, exceptional-quality cuisine.
Whether you wish to celebrate a social occasion
in a laid-back or grandiose fashion, or to host
a corporate event, The Publican is an obvious
Situated in the heart of East Victoria Park, The
Publican is an urban oasis ideal for drinks, dinner
and corporate or private functions.
BAR & CAFE
THE EVENT: The Publican Bar & Cafe
lends itself perfectly to family functions,
like birthdays and engagements, as well
as business functions, from product
launches to training sessions.
THE LOCATION: You'll find The Publican
Bar & Cafe nestled amid the urban buzz,
alfresco cafes and parklands of Victoria
Park's high street -- Albany Highway --
between Kent Street and Mint Street.
THE FACILITIES: With four distinct areas,
The Publican Bar & Cafe offers a whole
evening experience -- start at the bar, dine
in the cafe, mingle in the courtyard, and
then chill in the lounge. It is also well suited
to corporate functions with PA equipment
and catering available. There is a large
car park at the rear, off a laneway.
THE NUMBERS: The venue can cater for
groups of 10 to 200 people. The cafe seats
50 people. Sections within the venue can
be cordoned off for private functions.
THE FOOD: The cuisine of executive
chef Anthony Bizzintino is contemporary
Australian and incorporates fresh, seasonal
THE BEVERAGES: The venue offers
an extensive list of wines and boutique
beers, whilst the bartenders take pleasure
in concocting whimsical, personalised
THE COMPANY: The Publican Bar &
Cafe opened in October 2008 under the
new ownership of Darren Barby and Jacki
O'Hara. The husband-and-wife team have
continued and contemporised the tradition
of predecessors at this iconic Victoria Park
location, and have built up a loyal clientele.
THE PUBLICAN BAR & CAFE
774 Albany Highway, East Victoria Park
PHONE: (08) 9470 5818 FAX: (08) 9361 4214
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