Captain Baxter’s rooftop restaurant and bar offers panoramic views of St Kilda Beach. An iconic beachside destination perfect for long lunches, sun-down drinks and relaxed vibes. The space is inspired by tropical beach bungalows of the 1920's and features a fully retractable roof bringing the outdoors in. Combining a seafood focused menu with subtle Asian influences Captain Baxter represents food that people want to eat by the beach. The space is ideal for relaxed dining experiences or the perfect space to host your next event.

about captain baxter
  • Our Toasted rice pavlova comes with banana cream & seasonal fruit... Need another excuse for a weekend treat?
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  • Smoked fish & mussel pie... this signature parcel of goodness is soft, flakey, creamy and full of smokey seafood goodness. Lunch today? We think yes!
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  • End the work week with the Captain ⚓ $3 oysters, $6 Coronas, $6 house sparkling & wine 5-7pm
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  • Grazing corner looking fine... For an idea of what your event with us could look like check out our Functions Brochure. Find it linked in our bio.
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  • Tomorrow's masterclass is all about Japanese Whisky - and boy are they good! Only a couple of spaces left to taste Chichibu Japanese Whisky & Indy Bottlers Whisky. Class begins at 6.30pm, but head in early for a complimentary drink incorporating the featured spirit. RSVP via the link in bio to secure your spot.
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  • Our Atrium is open all winter season for walk-in tables. Shimmy down for a seafood feast, we're open Wednesday 5pm onwards.
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  • Last Masterclass' complimentary drink on arrival was @dasherfishergin's Meadow Gin served with @fevertreeaustralia Tonic Water & grapefruit. Stay tuned for what Chichibu Japanese Whisky & Indy Bottlers Whisky have in store for us this Thursday for our Masterclass Series! RSVP via the link in bio.
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  • WA Abrolhos Island scallop crudo + yuzu kosho.
  • Our new raw beef, bottarga, cultured cream & leaves dish is as fun to eat as it is tasty.
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  • We had such a blast hosting the @stkildafilmfest Opening Night VIP Welcome! What a way it was to kick start the annual festival 🍾
  • Happy Birthday Con! What a way to celebrate with @clammsseafood 🦐
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  • The full package - our Pornstar Martini is not only delicious, but funny too. Enjoys long walks on the beach and a few cocktails on the weekend 🍸
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Let us host your next event.

For events of a grander scale, check out our sister venue, Encore St Kilda Beach, or for something similar, try our brother venue Republica St Kilda Beach downstairs. Contact us to find out more about how we can help bring your event to life.