A vibrant Flinders Lane dining experience

Pleasing the palate won't be a problem at the Garden State Hotel, with a versatile range of food offerings available.
From a contemporary dining experience in the Garden Grill, to tried and true counter meals in the Public Bar, and a local adoration towards street food in the Kiosk, we're here to feed your every need.

Flinders Lane Restaurants - Garden Grill

Garden Grill

The first of our Flinders Lane restaurants is the Garden Grill, offering a casual dining experience featuring a menu designed by our Head Chef that highlights produce from Australia’s best local suppliers.

Get ready to dig into delicious dishes that tantalise your taste buds – Victoria on a plate has never looked so good.

Reservations advised.

Opening Hours
Wednesday | 6pm – Late
Thursday – Saturday | 12pm – Late

Flinders Lane Restaurants - Public Bar

Public Bar

If you’re after a wholesome and relaxed dining experience in the heart of the iconic strip of Flinders Lane restaurants, the public bar is the place for you. On the menu, you will find all your favourite pub classics, including market fish and salad, a house burger and a quality parma as well as a broad selection of moreish snacks and shared items. The Public Bar is a walk-in dining space only; wherever there’s a seat you can eat.



All hail Melbourne’s mighty fleet of food trucks and a culture with an adoration of street food. It is at the Kiosk that we celebrate their contribution to the Melbourne foodie scene. After a quick and easy wait, you will find a selection of flavour packed tasty bites of the day. You’re welcome Melbourne.

Available dine in and takeaway.


Rose Garden

Located on the basement level is an intimate saloon called the Rose Garden; a fun, vibrant and eclectic space open for dinner and late night snacks. The Rose Garden has its own specialised small bites menu, offering a contemporary à la carte menu best accompanied by signature Rose Garden cocktails.

Private Dining Rooms Melbourne CBD

Balcony Dining Room

Located on level one, the Balcony Dining Room is an intimate private dining space for up to 20 people with lift access, private bathrooms and an exclusive balcony that looks down into the beer garden. Degustation menus are derived from the seasonal Garden Grill menu and can be enjoyed with or without wine pairings. For booking enquiries, please visit the Functions page.

Short & long lunches

Delivering the fun lunch venues Melbourne CBD workers have been waiting for; there’s a space at Garden State Hotel for a meal of every kind and occasion. A sprawling four-level wonderland in the heart of the Flinders Lane dining precinct, where outside becomes in, and new experiences begin. Home to no less than five Flinders Lane restaurants in amongst lush greenery, it’s easy to lose yourself in our relaxing oasis. Here, Flinders Lane dining reaches a whole new level.

A counter menu is available in the Public Bar, whilst a contemporary à la carte menu awaits you in the Rose Garden on the basement level. Upstairs you’ll find the Garden Grill, a traditional bistro with tall windows and relaxing peach-pink highlights. The classic pub fare in the beer garden provides perfect accompaniments for a beer or two, with a menu featuring fried chicken, fries and a mouthwatering cheeseburger. Things move a little more upmarket in the Rose Garden, where the à la carte menu boasts fresh baked market fish and juicy steak. In a rush? Quickly grab a bao from the Kiosk on your way to, from or during work and you won’t be disappointed.