The Venue

A little bit eclectic, a little bit Gansta, a little bit posh and a little bit grungy?  Think F. Scott Fitzgerald meets Dead Rabbit New York.  St LuJa doesn’t really fit into any specific mold as such but is happy to break them all! It is definitely interesting and wholeheartedly quirky and we wouldn’t have it any other way!

The Food

Allison Hartmire heads up the kitchen at St.Luja.  Trained in the French style, Allison has worked for some of Melbourne's most celebrated chefs, such as George Colombaris and Shane Delia. As the previous head chef at State of Grace, Allison cemented her own name in the local food scene for her amazing food and degustation menus and she brings this creativity & flair to the St.Luja kitchen.  As well as offering limited degustation’s with paired drinks (see the what’s on page), she has also created an amazing a la carte and bar menu which will delight your senses and make your tastebuds dance in the best possible way!  Our menu changes regularly with the seasonal produce so if you love something and want to see it again make sure you tell us!

The Drinks

The wine list is concise and exclusive and the beers are craft.  We do not stock anything that we haven’t tasted so you can be sure the quality is 1st class.

Our cocktails are classic with a twist and made boozy!  We will only bring you top quality liquor here.  There are always specials depending on the seasons and what we can get our mitts on and of course, we can custom make something uniquely for you should your favourite not be on the extensive cocktail list. 

The People

An awesome bunch of industry professionals comprising some of the best bar and restaurateurs make up the team at St.Luja.  Drawing on experience from State of Grace, World Bar, HopScotch and The Croft Institute there is a wealth of experience here from a crew that love great food, great cocktails and the best service.  YOU having an awesome experience at St Luja is the number 1 priority for our staff.

The Down Low – shhhhh

A speakeasy within a bar??  This has to be one of Melbourne’s best kept secrets and we can’t really tell you much about it except that if you like top end spirits and guaranteed privacy, then you should probably check it out.