150 years of tradition!


The Maori Chief Hotel was founded in 1867 and offers you a traditional old style pub, friendly atmosphere and an excellent lunch and dinner menu.

Relax by the open fire in our restaurant, enjoy the great view of the city on our roof top deck or just play a game of pool in our front bar.

We have a great variety of traditional, local, boutique and New Zealand beers and ciders on tap.

Make the Maori Chief Hotel your choice for a private function.

Whether a special social gathering requiring a personalised and hands on approach, a corporate or business celebration, or a regular club meeting, we have the facility and caring approach to make your event a great success.

The Maori Chief provides two functions rooms, an outdoor deck with private bar and amazing city views, a full lunch and dinner menu, a selected variety of catering and function food platters and an extensive drinks menu to suit. We welcome any viewing or enquiries regarding your requirements. Located only 5 minutes from the CBD on the corner of Moray & York Street.

The Maori Chief in South Melbourne offers you an innovative lunch and dinner menu. Relax in the restaurant, by the open fire or you may prefer a beer with the Maori Chief in the bar. We cater for all occasions, from social functions to corporate presentations, offering food styles varying from finger food to full table service. Serving excellent food, The Maori Chief is a great place to come and soak up the atmosphere with a meal or a casual drink. Located 5 minutes from the CBD, The Maori Chief offers a classic pub experience in traditional surroundings.



The Maori Chief Hotel