Port Melbourne's Original Pub

EST. 1875


About Us


Freshly Renovated and Warmly Inviting.

The Clare Castle is under new management and the Bar, Restaurant, Wine Lounge, Bathrooms and Kitchen have all undergone a beautiful renovation to restore this 1870's pub to its former glory.


Pub Food at its very best.

The warmly inviting restaurant is serving a whole new standard of pub food. Of course, we have the Pub classics like Chicken and Veal Parmas, Cutlets, Burgers and Steak Sandwiches. But we raise the bar with our Signature Moreton Bay Bugs, Beautiful Fresh Fish, Potato Gnocchis, an amazing selection of steaks and much, much more.


Home of the Moreton Bay Bug

The Clare Castle is the home of the Moreton Bay Bug. From beautiful Grilled Bugs (Entree and Main), Bug Tacos, Bug Turkish Bread Pizza to a sensational Garlic & Chilli Bug Spaghetti. You have to try our Moreton Bay Bugs


NEW! Wine Lounge is Open

Our brand new Wine Lounge is now open. Grab a glass or a bottle of wine, a scotch or maybe a beer and enjoy this beautiful quiet space. Great for a pre or post dinner drink or a catch up and chat with friends.


Cold Beer and Beautiful Wines.

The bar has a relaxing feel that caters to all.

The main bar serves Peroni & Craft Beers as well as beautiful wines served from our spectacular wine wall with Fox Sports entertainment. The TAB section of the bar serves old favourites like Carton Draught with all the action of Sky Racing sun on site TAB facilities.


The Family Friendly Pub

The whole family will enjoy The Clare Castle.

We have great pub classics that older kids just adore and for the younger ones we have a great value menu with $10 meals and $2.50 Soft Drinks.


Great for your Christmas Function

We have a package menu available which is perfect for your Christmas Function. Click below to check it out and then call our friendly staff to discuss your needs. 

brand New kitchen

State of the Art Kitchen - Ready to Serve you!

 We look forward to serving you our Chefs new menu from our state of the art kitchen.

Kitchen open Tuesday through Sunday, Lunch & Dinner.



The new menu has all our favourites but we have added some sensational new alternatives.

- A new Beef Burger and Southern Fried Chicken Burger both on Brioche. 

- Flat Head tails and Moreton Bay Bug tacos in addition to our popular Chicken Tacos.

- Turkish Bread Pizzas - Pepperoni, Marinated Eggplant, Margherita and Moreton Bay Bug

- Spaghetti Marinara and Moreton Bay Bug Spaghetti.

- Vegetarian Pan Fried Gnocchi

- Pan Fried Gnocchi with Grilled Chicken

Clare Castle Menu (pdf)


Contact Us

Don’t just read about us.

Get on down to The Clare Castle for a drink and a great meal.

The Clare Castle

354 Graham Street, Port Melbourne Victoria 3207, Australia

9646 4588


Open today

11:00 am – 10:00 pm

Kitchen Hours

Tuesday - Sunday

Lunch 12pm - 3pm

Dinner 6pm - 9pm

Reservations & enquiries


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This is a selection of wineries that we stock on occasion, our range changes from time to time.