Home of the famous James Squire Brewhouse

Welcome to The Crafty Squire, Craft Beer Bar and Microbrewery – home of the famous James Squire Brewhouse, the only working microbrewery in Melbourne’s CBD!

Enjoy hand-crafted beers from Pale Ales to Pilsners, along with great pub fare and extensive wines and cocktails.

Whether you choose to enjoy a mouth-watering pub meal, catch some live sport on our big screen TVs, or hold your next party or event in one of our function spaces, The Crafty Squire is a fine example of a true ‘local’ pub in Melbourne CBD.

Please note, due to the latest government restrictions, The Crafty Squire is now closed. We’d like to thank everyone for their continued support over the last few months and look forward to opening our doors and pouring some of James Squire’s finest soon.

A La Carte

Whether you’re after a casual pub meal with friends, dinner to celebrate a special occasion, or a group function or party, the Crafty Squire has got you covered.

Crafty beer

The Crafty Squire is the ultimate destination for beer lovers, with everything from crisp, easy-drinking lagers to big, hoppy craft ales. We offer the full James Squire range, plus hand-crafted ales from our onsite microbrewery – the James Squire Brewhouse.

Function Spaces

Offering a choice of semi-private and private function spaces in the heart of the CBD, the Crafty Squire is available for venue hire for your next event or party. With 7 unique function spaces, suitable for 20 people – 200 people, we have options for every occasion.

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Open Hours

  • Temporarily Closed :