The newly opened Prince Alfred Hotel on Grattan Street, Carlton, is excited to reveal its new rooftop bar. The iconic pub opposite the University of Melbourne reopened its doors last month after being taken over by 100 Burgers Group (Welcome to Thornbury, Mr Burger, Belle’s Hot Chicken) in 2017.
The new rooftop bar has a capacity of 300 people, opening up the entire 450-person space to a whole lot more fun. Open all day, the rooftop is a great spot for an after-class beverage or extended lunch break. Special events take place during the week, including a Bottomless Pancakes Party, which recently launched. The rooftop is also available to hire for private parties. 100 Burgers Founder Daragh Kan said “We’re already really happy with how people are embracing Prince Alfred so it’s exciting to reveal the final piece of the venue.”
Designed by Hot Black Architects, the Prince Alfred rooftop emphasises the rich textures and colours on the first floor. Hot Black Architects Design Director Sophie Safrin said: “Use of bespoke joinery allowed us to create something unique, which is reflective of the space itself. The material palette alongside the colour palette is aimed to strengthen as you travel throughout the space to the upper floors becoming more vibrant and textured.”
Prince Alfred Hotel’s Bottomless Pancake Party will run every Saturday from Saturday April 7. Running from 11:30am, guests can head up to the rooftop to enjoy unlimited stacks of traditional pancakes with a range of toppings for $25 per person. For those interested in turning their Brunch into a Sunday session – bottomless Mimosas, Bloody Mary’s and pints of Hoegaarden are also on the menu for $65 per person, best enjoyed in a group until 2:30pm.
Prince Alfred Hotel
92 Grattan Street
Carlon VIC 3000
(03) 9982 1813
Café hours:Café hours:
Monday to Friday 7am-2pm
Sunday to Tuesday: 11am-11pm
Wednesday to Thursday: 11am-1am
Friday to Saturday: 11am-3am
Fun, exciting spaces, great people and innovative concepts – this is what the 100 Burgers Group tries to inject into all their projects. They’re a team who knows how to run food and beverage venues and work with other hospitality owners. 100 Burgers Group owns and operates a collection of hospitality venues including Belles Hot Chicken, Mr Burger, Hightail and Welcome to Thornbury.
**Information & Images Courtesy of Prince Alfred Hotel/Zilla & Brook – Lara Paterson
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