Formerly the Portland Hotel, this iconic venue has recently undergone extensive renovations to offer you modern bar, restaurant and function facilities across two levels. But never fear – the Crafty Squire is still home of the famous James Squire Brewhouse, the only working microbrewery in Melbourne’s CBD!
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
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.View all our spaces