The Moat

location marker Level 1, 176 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000.

Tucked beneath Melbourne’s iconic State Library, The Moat is an intimate escape away from the city rush. Styled by Christo Gillard, with us you can enjoy worldly food and wine among 19th Century bluestone walls, our homely courtyard, and the timeless literature housed above. 


Accessible entrance is available via the Wheeler Centre reception. For after-hours access please notify the venue prior to arrival.

There are accessible bathrooms at the venue.


Take Yarra Trams route 1, 3, 3A, 5, 6, 8, 16, 64, 67 or 72 to stop number 8; or route 30 or 35 to stop number 6.

Melbourne Central Station is the closest train station.

The closest carparks are the Melbourne Central carpark at 224 La Trobe Street, or QV carpark accessible from Lt Lonsdale or Russell Street.