The Local Taphouse stands as a cozy spot for dog owners who love a good craft beer. This dog-friendly pub in St Kilda, inspired by the charm of European taverns, is all about top-notch craft beer, tasty food, and a hearty welcome for everyone—pooches included. For Dog Lovers? A dog-friendly rooftop terrace where guests can sip on a craft beer under the Melbourne sun. And don't worry about the weather; a retractable roof has got you covered when clouds roll in.

What sets The Local Taphouse apart is its meticulously curated beer selection. Patrons enjoy a choice of 20 different beers and ciders on tap, with a lineup that refreshes daily. In fact, with over 400 different beers tapped each year, the promise is clear: you never have to drink the same beer twice. The bar staff are more than just friendly; they're knowledgeable guides who are excited to help you explore their carefully selected beers, ensuring that each visit is as unique as the last.

The dog-friendly roof terrace at the Local Taphouse

On the Menu at The Local Taphouse

The menu here is a testament to the pub's commitment to quality, offering a seasonal rotation of dishes that elevate traditional pub food into something truly special.

A Refreshing Selection of Drinks

Beer lovers will feel right at home at The Taphouse, thanks to its wide range of craft beers from local microbreweries and international imports, all meticulously selected to showcase the finest offerings. For those who might prefer something different, there's no need to worry. A fantastic selection of wines and craft spirits is on offer, featuring a wide variety of whiskies, gins, and a cocktail list sure to suit any taste.

A Culinary Journey

The kitchen updates its offerings with the seasons, showcasing classics. You'll find succulent steaks, the town's favourite parma, mouth-watering burgers, and their famous Taphouse fried chicken. There's something for everyone, including a range of vegetarian options and snacks that perfectly match the curated beer selection. The bar staff are always on hand to recommend the perfect drink to complement your meal, enhancing the dining experience.

Highlight of the week, the Sunday roast, transports you to an old English country pub with what is arguably the best Yorkshire Pudding in Melbourne. And for a taste that boldly steps away from the European theme, the Southern Fried Chicken is also delicious.

Location and Visiting the Local Taphouse

Located on Carlisle Street near the corner of Chapel Street in St Kilda East, The Local Taphouse is easily accessible. If you're driving, keep in mind that street parking is limited. For a hassle-free visit, consider taking Tram Numbers 3 or 16, which stop right in front of the pub. For those bringing small dogs on public transport, ensure they're in a suitable container, as per PTV guidelines.

To reach the dog-friendly terrace, simply use the stairs to the right of the main entrance. This dog-friendly pub in St Kilda offers a welcoming atmosphere and great food and beer to compliment.