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Mr McCracken
Contemporary Venue Hire

Essendon Fields, 3041
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ABOUT Mr McCracken
Contemporary Venue Hire

Mr McCracken is a contemporary bar, restaurant and function venue located below the newly built Hyatt Place in Essendon Fields. Serving up genuine European fare, it is the perfect spot to escape the office for an express lunch, graze in one of the alfresco areas or enjoy live music Friday – Sunday. Their large courtyard and modern furnishings make them a stand-out.

The team behind Mr McCracken is one of Melbourne’s well-known hospitality families who own and operate beachside venues Republica, Captain Baxter and Encore Event Centre located within the St Kilda Sea Baths.

Highly acclaimed Executive Chef and owner, Matt Dawson, creates outstanding cuisine at the new Essendon Fields Bar and Restaurant.

Mr McCracken is the perfect Essendon event venue and they have a dedicated Events team that will take the hassle out of organising your next function in Essendon Fields.

They can organise Christmas parties, birthday events, corporate launches, corporate events, parties or just a casual business function.

If you are looking to hold a meeting or function near Tullamarine Airport, their venue is ideally placed. Mr McCracken is conveniently located below Hyatt Place, Essendon Fields and adjacent to The Australian Event Centre.

Their unique function spaces can cater for various sized events and they can work with you to design a bespoke menu to suit your requirements.

Weekly Specials

$25 Express Lunch Menu from 11.30am-3pm Monday to Friday
Monday $15 pizzas from 5pm
Happy Hour from 5pm-6pm daily, including $6 Coronas, $3 Carlton pots, $5 house wine & sparkling


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Room Min Max
Main Bar Individual High Bars 8 35
Bar Lounge 40 80
Main Restaurant (Exclusive) 40 85
Main Bar (Exclsuive) 80 120
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