Smokehouse Restaurant, Bar & Grill Melbourne

Whether slow-roasted, braised or smoked to mouth-watering perfection… MEATWORKS co is a pleasure palace of meaty goodness.

The name behind some of Sydney’s favorite eateries – Jones The Grocer & The Victoria Room – Lindsay Jones-Evans, brings his meticulous design skills to this newly renovated South Melbourne address.

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Located in a former 1930s garage, MEATWORKS Co smokehouse bar & grill has been serving up a delicious mixture of Eastern and Western flavours to the people of Melbourne since 2015.

The brain child of Lindsay Jones-Evans, the name behind such legendary eateries as Jones The Grocer and The Victoria Room has, in his own impeccable style, brought the concept of a traditional smokehouse restaurant right up to date.

In the steampunk inspired premises on Ross Street in South Melbourne you’ll have the opportunity to sample the kind of bbq smokehouse food that makes your mouth water just thinking about it.

More than just a House of Meat, our Melbourne Smokehouse caters for everyone

Whether you’re looking for a casual but mouth-wateringly tasty lunch, a fun dinner with friends or you want to impress potential clients, our contemporary smokehouse offers a wide selection of dishes to delight and tempt everyone.

In addition to our traditional smokehouse bbq with its array of perfectly slow-roasted, braised and smoked meats to salads, innovative sides and vegetarian options, whether you’re a true meat-guzzler or you’re a born again vegetarian, you’ll find something to tickle your tastebuds on our extensive menu.

So, while we may be the best smokehouse Melbourne has available, MEATWORKS co is more than just meat.

Call in our Melbourne Smokehouse grill and bar for lunch, dinner or just for cocktails

When you’re desperate for the taste of barbecued meat, head down to MEATWORKS co. We’re open between 11:30 and 3:00pm for lunch every day from Tuesday to Sunday and from 6 in the evening until 11 from Wednesday to Saturday for dinner.

Whether you choose our ‘Lunch on a Budget’ for just $12, you want to ease those hunger pangs with our popular Meatworksco Manwhich or you’re going to go the whole hog with one of our popular platters fresh from our smokehouse barbecue, we guarantee you won’t be able to eat our meaty feasts without licking your fingers.

On Sundays, we open at 11:30 and close at 4:00pm, which gives you plenty of time to satisfy your appetite from our considerable menu, which includes our meaty ploughman’s spread and our belly-busting Betsy’s breakfast.

Dessert lovers aren’t forgotten either: we defy you to resist our irresistible classics or desserts with a Middle-Eastern twist.

We’ve also got a superlative selection of curated Australian wines, including our very own MEATWORKS co own wine label, plus spirits, beers and cocktails galore to make us the kind of Smokehouse bar Melbourne people can’t get enough of.

Book your table at our Smokehouse Bar and Grill in Melbourne

With a reputation for being the top bbq smokers Melbourne has available, our tables are always in demand. So, if you’d like a table in our house of meaty goodness, call 03 9041 5727 or complete our online booking form and reserve your place.

And, if you’re looking for somewhere to hold a corporate event or product launch, email your requirements to

Meatworks Co is a smokehouse restaurant that specialises in pulled pork, brisket, Best BBQ Ribs in Melbourne from the best BBQ restaurant in Melbourne. So if you are looking for a American style BBQ in Melbourne, come on down to Meatworks Co.

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But MEATWORKS co is more than meat.

Seafood-lovers and vegetarians will be just as impressed with an impressive menu and, when it comes to desserts, think classics or indulge in middle eastern treats, a sweet way to end your dining experience.

Cocktails, curated Australian wines, spirits and beers – plus MEATWORKS co-own label wine…

MEATWORKS co offers humble, classic, simple and tasty dishes designed to satisfy.

The result is a unique house of meat, where MEATWORKS co team creates flavors inspired by the best of East and West – dished up with delicious style, with a steam punk sensibility of contemporary design in this former 1930s garage.

Our unique space is the perfect venue for corporate meetings, business meetings, corporate lunches, business lunches, presentations, afternoon teas, morning teas, office lunches and product launches.