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

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.

View all our spaces

Open Hours

  • Sun-Wed : 11am - 2am
  • Thu : 11am - 3am
  • Fri-Sat : 11am - 5am