Address & Hours



Call / 03 9685 5111
Email / 
Visit / 113 Sturt Street Southbank, VIC 3006


*Malthouse Theatre's Box Office is closed on Sat 8 Feb, Sun 9 Feb, Sun 16 Feb, Sun 23 Feb*

Monday / 9.30am – 5pm
Tuesday to Friday / 9.30am – late
Saturday / 10.30am – late
Sunday / from one hour prior to all performances

Box Office hours are subject to change.


The Malthouse Theatre cafe is currently closed for renovations. A Pop-Up cafe is now open for selected hours with a limited selection of food and drinks.

Monday to Friday, 8am – 3pm
Serving tea, and coffee, plus a selection of fresh bakery treats and a range of filled sandwiches between 12pm – 2pm (or until sold out)

1 Hour Before All Performances
Serving limited hot meals (including a vegetarian option), tea, and coffee, plus selection of fresh bakery treats and cheese boards (until sold out)

For evening meals in the meantime, we recommend nearby restaurants Blondie Bar or Script, located on the corner of Southbank Boulevard & Sturt Street (a 4 minute walk from The Malthouse). We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

*The Malthouse cafe will officially reopen mid March*


Open Tuesday to Saturday, 4.30pm to 7.30pm.

A well-stocked cellar and your favourite beers on tap. Buy a round for pre-show tipples and post performance toasts. Takings from the bar help fund the productions you see on stage.

Happy Hour

Tuesday to Friday
4.30pm – 6.30pm 

**FROM 16 JULY 2019**

Southbank Boulevard will be closed to all traffic between St Kilda Road and Sturt Street. Trams will continue to operate and the precinct will remain open to pedestrians. We recommend adding extra travel time to your journey and taking public transportation. For more information see the City of Melbourne’s plans and roadwork maps here.


The No. 1 South Melbourne tram goes right past our door. Get off at Stop 18. Any tram down St Kilda Road—jump off at Grant Street, Stop 17 and take a 3-minute walk.


Any train to Flinders Street, then a 12-minute stroll through Melbourne’s sparkling Arts Precinct.


Secure your bike to one of the many racks outside the foyer. There’s a Melbourne Bike Share station outside the theatre. Hire a helmet from the IGA, just along Sturt Street.


Limited on-street parking is available on Grant Street, Sturt Street and Dodds Streets. Two disabled parking spaces are just outside The Malthouse entrance on Sturt Street.

The closest secure carparks are:

Arts Centre Melbourne Car Park (enter from Sturt Street)
The Australian Ballet Centre Car Park (2 Kavanagh Street)

Malthouse Theatre Season Pass Subscribers get a 15% discount on the Valet Parking Service at Arts Centre Melbourne’s Car Park. Book in advance (online or in person) for an additional 10% discount.