Our love affair with food continues…

Self Preservation is very excited to announce the arrival of our new chef. Leilani moved from New Zealand to Melbourne to continue her training at the likes of Ondine and Est Est Est before moving to Europe to work on private luxury yachts and stints at Michelin starred restaurants in London. Leilani’s style is down […]

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Current wines

From the cellar

Autumn is upon us and what better way to see in the season change than to sip a glass of something spectacular at Self Preservation…

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Ali Alexander Anchor Ring

Slinging Ink

The L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival is back in town between 8-15 March. As part of the festival’s Cultural Program, Ali Alexander, who is one of our absolute favourite local jewellery designers, will be holding an exhibition in the Self Preservation front window. Fashion/Love/Forever is a multi-site exhibition between Self Preservation and True Hate Tattoo in […]

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The Beginner’s Guide To Self Preservation

Welcome to Self Preservation! So… our story started in 2007 when we set out to create a unique space that felt like it had been at the top end of Bourke Street for a hundred years.

Our small seasonal menu, European styling, age-old warmth and contemporary Melbourne vibe makes every visit memorable.

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