The original Dracula’s in Melbourne is centrally located on the north side of the city. An iconic landmark for both locals and tourists and a well-loved venue for birthday parties and celebrations.
This 1860s Gothic castle pulses with purple neon and is festooned with stained glass and gargoyles. Legend has it that the building on Cardigan Street has a resident ghost.
The former owner swears that one night, he witnessed a young girl walking through what is now the dress circle in a white dress. Sitting on a couch, he was promptly flung across the room and vowed never to return. Sounds a bit much? Actually, a search of newspapers from the era revealed that the building was originally an early 20th century foundry. The foundry owner’s daughter tragically fell to her death into a cauldron of molten metal.
Many staff over the years have sworn to have witnessed the apparition of a young girl. And if that’s not creepy enough, the alarm sensor over the actors staircase – in the same area she was seen – has unaccountably been triggered over the years for no reason, even though it has been replaced many times. But our resident ghost must be happy, because literally millions of people have enjoyed Dracula’s Melbourne for over 30 years – making Dracula’s Theatre Restaurant Australia’s most visited and successful theatre restaurant. At Dracula’s, we’re proud to entertain countless guests at what has become a favourite birthday party venue, work party hot spot and just a devilishly good time for all.
From the moment you enter Dracula’s, you and your friends will embark on a unique Gothic journey, enjoying great food and our award winning production show.
Welcome to the ‘Theatre of the Vampyre’, Dracula’s purpose built theatre auditorium.
Dracula’s Melbourne’s main auditorium is a purpose built 300 seat auditorium, designed by legendary Melbourne theatre entrepreneur John Newman. Our auditorium has hosted millions of happy patrons over the years, becoming a well-known Melbourne haunt. Drac’s is whatever you want it to be – an unbeatable birthday party venue, a unique anniversary dinner and a show, or just a night on the town to remember.
This highly detailed, purpose built theatre showcases the talents of some of Australia’s finest performers and musicians, designed to provide audiences with an experience like no other. The theatre features elaborate staging that combines state of the art lighting and rock concert sound systems that bombard your senses, yet still provide an intimate cabaret experience.
The seating both in the stalls and the dress circle is designed to provide all of our guests with the comfort to wine and dine in style, with excellent stage sightlines.
Enter via Dracula's Graveyard Cocktail bar, where our mixologists will whip up something delicious!
Why not indulge yourself with an upgrade to Dracula’s VIP seating. Experience Drax as only a vampire can!
Looking for a venue for a very special birthday party? Want to impress your out-of-town guests like never before? Enhance your Dracula’s experience by upgrading to “VIP A Reserve” Dinner & Show Tickets!
Feel very special from the moment you walk the red carpet entrance. Feel the envy as you are adorned with an exclusive Dracula's VIP necklace. Enjoy a complimentary glass of bubbly and canapés at the bar, with exclusive access to the venue upon arrival. You and your party will be seated in the best seats in the house!
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Dracula’s Melbourne is centrally located on the northern end of the city of Melbourne.
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100 Victoria Street, Carlton, VIC, 3053
Tel: 1800 DRACULAS
Fax: (03) 9347 6790
Dracula’s Melbourne is located on the north edge of the city of Melbourne – a local favourite venue for birthday parties, tourist attractions, theatre dining and more. A short walk, tram or cab ride from most city and surrounding hotels. Off street parking can be found in the near vicinity around Carlton. Just 5 a minute walk from many of Melbourne’s landmarks – the Queen Victoria Market is just down the road, as is Lygon Street, the Melbourne Museum and the Old Melbourne Jail. Bus parking is available near the Exhibition Buildings, also in our precinct. If you’re visiting Melbourne, don’t forget to check out the Melbourne Information Centre located under Federation Square. They can also give you a map and directions, not only to Dracula’s, but to all the wonderful attractions Melbourne has to offer.
Also check out www.visitvictoria.com.au for Melbourne’s latest tourism information.