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Big Esso, Fed Square

Big Esso by Mabu Mabu is an all-day bar and kitchen at Fed Square, on the land of the peoples of the Kulin Nation.

​’Big Esso’ is an expression in the Torres Strait. It’s a slang term that means ‘the biggest thank you.’ This is what you say when you really want to express your gratitude. When combined, ‘Mabu Mabu & Big Esso’ is what you would say before kicking-off a celebration like no other.


Big Esso, Fed Square, Cnr Swanston Street and Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000



Getting here

Big Esso is located in the Yarra Building at Fed Square, directly across ACMI.

Fed Square is across Flinders Street Station, and the Swanston Street and Flinders Street tram stop.

The venue is wheelchair accessible, please enter from Flinders St or the Rooftop carpark and make your way towards the Ian Potter NGV entrance and you will see an elevator that takes you up to the restaurant.




Paid parking is available at Fed Square Carpark, access via Russell Street Extension.



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The Wheeler Centre acknowledges the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation as the Traditional Owners of the land on which the Centre stands. We acknowledge and pay our respects to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and their Elders, past and present, as the custodians of the world’s oldest continuous living culture.