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Originally part of the historic Springfield Estate, the Old Cheese Factory allows visitors to step back in time and explore the historic buildings, including the Homestead Café, venue host for weddings and family functions, or enjoy the beautifully-landscaped gardens, large children’s playground and barbecue/picnic facilities.The majestic Old Cheese Factory, featuring the 1860s historic Springfield Homestead, Cheese Factory and Kitchen Wash House, stands as a tall reminder of Australia’s early history.The Homestead Café is a great place for scrumptious lunch, homemade scones, coffee or High Tea with family and friends, a work meeting or to celebrate a special occasion, baby shower or wedding reception. Within the Café and gardens, a number of venues are available to suit a range of purposes. The Café stocks many quality gifts, home wares and plants which are also available for purchase.The Old Cheese Factory has a variety of rooms and areas for birthday parties, Christmas functions, conferences or that special occasion are available, ranging in size from 10 to 150. All rooms are located within the grounds and surrounded by gardens, easy access to playgrounds, barbecues and toilets.The venue offers a variety of ways to celebrate your wedding. Our various packages offer flexibility and can suit your requirements ranging from the most intimate of gatherings for 20 guests, to an elaborate celebration of 400 people. You can select a Homestead catered wedding package or one of our self-planned wedding options, allowing you maximum flexibility to customise and coordinate your special day.
All Smiles, Sorrento Ocean Beach is the ultimate BEACH WEDDING VENUE. The venue boasts one of the most exclusive address's on the entire coast of Australia. Situated just meters from the ocean beach at Sorrento on the Mornington Peninsula, the venue enjoys elevated, uninterrupted 180% views of Bass Straight and this wonderful coastline.With a modern contemporary feel, the venue provides an exciting and unique alternative, to the ever present predictability of mainstream reception venues.We pride ourselves on a level of service second to none. We would love the opportunity to elaborate on what we offer and how we can make your special day so much fun.
Ballara is a gracious Victorian Estate nestled on 3 acres of English gardens, with it’s own picturesque lake, weeping willows and family of ducks – the perfect setting for a wedding venue in Melbourne.Discover why Ballara is the perfect place for your perfect day.- Set in the foothills of the Yarra Valley- Family business established in 1987- Exclusively yours for your celebration- Authentic wedding chapel or manicured English gardens to hold your ceremony- Picturesque lake with jetty, gazebo and water fountain- Lush gardens with weeping willows, waterfall, lakeside swing & LOVE letters- By night be mesmerised by thousands of fairy lights- Elegant chandelier lit ballroom with large parquetry dance floor seating 60-160 guests- Exquisite cuisine and exceptional serviceWe welcome the opportunity to meet with you to discuss your wedding plans and ideas. Contact us to organise an appointment and see why you should choose Ballara Receptions for your special day. Our venue is open 7 days a week and would be delighted to show you everything Ballara has to offer.CEREMONIESWith its elegant chapel and lakeside gazebo, Ballara offers the choice of two exquisite backdrops for exchanging your vows.Each option has its unique charms: from the stunning high-beamed ceiling of the chapel, in keeping with the heritage of this Victorian estate, through to the timeless tranquility of lake, set amongst beautifully manicured English gardens. The ceremony marks the very moment when the first day of the rest of your lives together begins, and both backdrops provide truly memorable starting points for that journey.Whichever option you choose, you can rest assured that our team will be on hand to provide help with every step of planning your ceremony. Your function manager will be there to assist with coordination of your celebrant, photographer and music. Ballara is exclusively yours on the day, for anything from 60 to 160 guests.When the ceremony is over comes the opportunity to take full advantage of everything Ballara has to offer for your wedding photos. From magical shots in the fairy light garden, through to unforgettable images set against the waterfall or rose arbours to name just a few, we have everything you need on-site.WEDDING PACKAGESWe are the experts in helping you to bring everything together seamlessly. Think of your function manager as your personal assistant, advisor and co-ordinator all rolled into one; taking care of everything to ensure the run-up is stress-free and the day itself is just as you imagined it.You can choose from the most versatile wedding packages in Melbourne and create something unique. From bands to bonbonniere, photographers to florists; if you so desire we can recommend some of Victoria’s finest wedding industry suppliers. Mix and match with people you’ve sourced personally – or simply use all of our wedding suppliers to ensure everything goes without a hitch
The Euroa Butter Factory built in 1901, sits beside Seven Creeks, just a short walk from the historic township of Euroa. Less than 2 hours drive from Melbourne along the Hume Highway, this picturesque town sits at the base of the Strathbogie Ranges and provides a wonderful location from which to explore North East Victoria.This lovingly restored grand old building has been transformed from an old butter & ice factory into a fabulous country retreat suitable for a weekend away, a special event or somewhere to while away a few hours in the garden.The Euroa Butter Factory, boutique bed and breakfast, offers six contemporary guest rooms within the old factory building that are styled using an eclectic mix of antique & modern furnishings. Our spacious lounge and dining areas provide great spaces to relax and enjoy the property.Private dinners & any other catering can be organised by prior arrangement.Stuck for an idea to celebrate a big birthday, family reunion or just want to get together with friends or work colleagues? Euroa Butter Factory provides the perfect location to celebrate your special occasion. We can cater to all requirements from an intimate private dining experience to a conference of 100 delegates. Speak to us about planning your event and we can cater to your individual needs & budget.Celebrate your wedding day at the Euroa Butter Factory for a truly memorable experience. Built at the turn of the century, this beautiful old building is the perfect location for elegant country style weddings on the old factory floor or rustic-chic festivities in the gardens. Great for both intimate & large weddings you can enjoy a weekend with friends and family in just under two 2 hours drive from Melbourne.The Euroa Butter Factory Store is located in the old butter store of the building and celebrates the produce of the region. The Store offers a range of regional wines and craft beers along with seasonal produce from the area. Look out for Strathbogie Brewing Company’s beer and our changing array of local produce. The Store is open for breakfast and lunch from Friday to Sunday and also public holidays. We are also open for dinner on Friday nights from 6pm and bookings are recommended.
Hidden from view at a staggering 300 metres above sea level, situated at the top of the striking Eureka Tower, Eureka 89 is Melbourne's most spectacular exclusive, boutique event & dining space.Combining sleek design with glorious unparralled views spanning 360 degrees across the city, this state-of- the-art venue boasts a stylish food and beverage offering, with professional yet friendly service.Catering for a breakfast, lunch, dinner, cocktail party, wedding, business presentation, product launch and media event, Eureka 89 executes a special occasion of the highest standard.Ideally located adjacent to the Yarra River on Southbank, Eureka 89 is a short walk from all of Melbourne's facilities.Whether you are planning a glamorous cocktail event for 400 or an intimate dinner for 20, Eureka 89's experienced Managers are happy to tailor make food and beverage packages to suit your individual needs and ensure your event is an unforgettable success.Eureka 89 degustation dining Eureka 89 is also available for select dining on Tuesday to Saturday evenings offering a five or seven course degustation menu. Seating is available for tables of two through to larger groups of up to 24, perfect for a business dinner or special occasion. Bookings are open from four weeks in advance, reservation and prepayment essential.
Located within the iconic Sea Baths, Encore is pure and simple, casual and familiar, with a flexible design. Inspired by the natural beauty and sun-kissed cultures of the southern hemisphere. Each event area has been designed to extend the interior spaces into alfresco entertaining areas, making the most of the unsurpassed beachside location and creating a premiere wedding location in the heart of Melbourne.MenuWith a focus on delivering expert service, mouth-watering food and fine wine, Encore has become one of Melbourne's most unique wedding destinations. Encore can offer a range of packages and bespoke options to suit every requirement. For a cocktail party, why not try a selection of cold and hot canapés with larger grazing dishes, or for a more traditional affair, opt for a sit-down menu or sumptuous buffet.Special featuresEncore allows couples to create an event with their own unique style at a venue that is light, bright and flexible. The venue has a capacity of 300 guests seated or 700 for a cocktail event, but intimate spaces can be created for smaller groups.We invite you to meet with one of our professional wedding coordinators and witness the splendour of Encore for yourself.
The Metropolitan Hotel's renovated interior meets contemporary sharing menu for a dining experience worthy of its 160-year history.Twelve beers on tap. Curated wine and spirits. Proud Mary Coffee and Aunty Peg's pastries. Groups from 10- 300. Whether you're stopping by for our express $18 lunch menu or enjoying a leisurely after-work session, the Metropolitan Hotel is bound to be your new 'old favourite.' Group bookings and pre-ordering are our specialty!Come visit us soon at 263 William Street.
Overnewton Castle has been host to thousands of weddings over the years and we pride ourselves on our experience from these. Elegant rooms, stunning architecture and breathtaking gardens ensure our functions and events are memorable ones. Delicious food and attentive staff are also regularly commented on. Ceremonies and receptions can be held on the property which are accompanied by the stunning surrounds for your photos thereafter.Also available for other functions such as birthdays, anniversaries, bridal showers, christenings, milestone celebrations and much more.Weddings:Available to have both ceremony and reception on the property with 4 ½ acres of gardens for photography. A stunning spiral staircase is by far the stand out for your photo opportunities. Pre dinner drinks and canapés can be held in the elaborate Victorian room or in the gardens. Onsite accommodation is available for the newlyweds with a beautiful double spa bath overlooking the valley. Conferences:Just 15 minutes from the CBD and 5 minutes from the Melbourne airport, our location is convenient. From 10-150 people the Castle can cater for a range of sizes and events. 200 free onsite car spaces and accommodation facilities available. The array of catering options including off-site catering, are suitable for all and can be tailored to suit your needs. Break out rooms are available along with the 4.5hrs acres of gardens. Seminars, business meetings, awards nights or gala dinners are all suitable for these spaces.Functions:Mad Hatters Parties are not a rarity at the castle so if you are looking for a venue with a unique twist or a traditional turn on usual celebrations we can help. The stunning dining room can cater for up to 150 guests or we have smaller rooms that we can serve afternoon tea in for up to 40 guests. From sit down birthdays or end of year dinners to cocktail parties there are a variety of packages that can be tailored to suit your preferences. Suitable for any occasion including but not limited to; Garden Parties, Product Training, Christenings, Bridal Showers, Masquerade Balls, Christmas Celebrations, Milestone Birthdays and Cocktail Functions this venue is truly versatile allowing any size function to be hosted at the Castle.Our function coordinators are on hand to help guide you through the many options that await. Please don’t hesitate to contact us with your inquiry today.
Lux Foundry is open 7 days serving great breakfast, lunch and coffee by Proud Mary.Lux Foundry has free WIFI.We are a fully licensed cafe function space located in a unique heritage listed building.Located on Hope Street, it’s a roomy escape from the hustle of Sydney Road. Our open space inside with soaring ceilings and room to move is an ideal for venue hire for events and our expansive front courtyard is a sun drenched space where you can kick back with a plate and a glass.Private CelebrationsLux Foundry offers a rare space in an informal and relaxed environment.It’s ideal for private events ranging from corporate events, birthdays or other celebrations for up to 110 people.
Wilson and Market is a Cafe, Restaurant, Bar, Private Dining Room & Function Space, located at the Prahran Market Entrance, Commercial Road, South Yarra.The new luxe urbane eatery and bar, Wilson & Market, offers a quintessential Melbourne dining experience, underpinned with the best local talent, seasonal, biodynamic and organic produce, sustainable seafood and considered luxe interiors.Wilson & Market is the perfect venue to host your next special occasion. Choose from 1 of 2 unique spaces, the stunning private function room or all weather terrace bar with indoor, outdoor atrium.Located next the Commercial Road entrance of the Prahran Market it's an easy 2 minute walk from Chapel Street, South Yarra or by the 78 or 72 route trams.All of W&M's menus, due to seasonal produce from their own farms, are bespoke, essentially tailor made to your requirements & budget.There are 2 dedicated areas for your celebration:Option 1: The private dining room accommodates 20-40 guests seated & 60 standing up, complete with private bar & separate entrance. It’s an excellent option for a range of private or corporate events.Option 2: The terrace bar is an ideal space & ambiance for a fun cocktail event for up to 80 guests. This indoor & outdoor atrium complete with retractable roof has a luxe Mediterranean vibe, private sound system & late liquor license, making this the hottest party ticket in town.
The Baths Middle Brighton is a historic landmark housing a café & bar, restaurant, gym and the eponymous seabaths – one of the only remaining caged open water seabaths in Australia! The Baths Middle Brighton offers many reasons to visit … come & discover them for yourself!
Just one and a half hour’s drive from Melbourne in the small township of Yea. In our historic hotel you will find one of the best restaurants in country Victoria and superior accommodation. Situated directly opposite the old Yea Railway Station and the Great Victorian Rail Trail you will find our beautiful historic hotel which is older than the railway line itself. If you're looking for an authentic country escape, head for the hills of Yea nestled in a valley just 20 minutes drive from the wineries and tourist attractions of the Yarra Valley. The Yea Peppercorn Hotel, built in the 1860's, is a treasure trove of original features which give the hotel the ambience and warmth of a bygone era. When you step into our renowned Kelly Dining room and soak up the rustic warmth of the wood fire, exposed original brick walls and giant wooden beams from historic nearby bridges you will immediately shake off the stress and strain of city life and relax into Peppercorn mode. Fabulous food is one thing but it requires equivalent skills in service. No snooty superior waiters serve in our dining room, only the people who own the business, passionate about service, eager to please and dedicated to making your stay in our restaurant and accommodation a memorable experience which gives you a slice of country tradition. Our accommodation in the hotel will give you an instant welcome with modern ensuite bathrooms, spacious rooms, imaginative décor and a wonderful old-style verandah for the exclusive use of staying guests. For those who wish for more private accommodation we also have one, 2-bedroom apartment a short stroll from the Peppercorn.
This truly unique function venue is one of Dockland's most amazing waterfront event spaces offering harbour & city views and is available for venue hire.Perched over the water’s edge at New Quay Docklands, the venue boasts “the” premier position in this amazing precinct. Located on the upper level of this landmark building, the space enjoys elevated and uninterrupted views of the Melbourne CBD and Victoria Harbour. An ever changing view awaits you and your guests while you celebrate your wedding day at this amazing location. To watch the City lights come alive and the Harbour’s activity as the sun goes down is simply amazing.With a modern contemporary feel, the venue provides an exciting and unique alternative, to the ever present predictability of mainstream reception venues.Explore the opportunity to find out what this rare venue has to offer and how they can make your special day so much fun.
Pier Farm has taken over the site previously occupied by Anchorage. The venue has been refreshed and refurbished to produce fresh and authentic Mediterranean-inspired cuisine.Melbourne restaurateur, Roberto Scheriani (previously of The Italian), opted for a sea change to start a new venture for Williamstown locals and Melbourne foodies. Pier Farm will produce a warm and inviting environment and a menu that boasts local ingredients with a focus on beautiful fresh seafood, pasta and salads.Matteo Bartaletti (previously of North Bondi Italian Food, Movida) is thrilled to come on board as head chef. Born in Italy and having worked extensively across Tuscany and Dubai, Bartaletti spent time in Sydney on his last stint in Australia and has now taken residency in Williamstown.The raw bar will offer delicacies such as Sydney Rock Oysters, or something else light and delicious such as the carpaccio of cured flounder, grapes and pumpkin seeds with a verjus dressing or the DeVodier Prosciutto di Culatello with fresh figs and gnocco fritto.Main courses originate from the sea or the paddock, with plates such as the pan-fried fillet of John Dory with pippies, caper berries and cherry tomatoes sitting on the menu alongside the dry aged, grass fed rib eye with pickled mushrooms and crispy shallots.Accompaniments such as fennel and butter leaf salad with a fresh lemon dressing and sweet peas with fresh mint and pancetta will also evoke the freshness of summer.Those who prefer pasta will be able to enjoy likes of handmade black truffle ravioli in a veal ragout with parmiagiano reggiano or a trofie pasta with potatoes, green beans and hand pounded pesto.Sommelier George Haralambopoulous, a long-time friend of Roberto’s and something of a Williamstown icon having been at Anchorage for the past two years, has created an extensive wine list with over 140 different drops available. George and Roberto first met over 30 years ago, both working for the late Donlevy Fitzpatrick at Vic Ave Café in Albert Park.“While Robbie was busy winning hats and awards, I was sommelier at Werribee Mansion Hotel for 14 years being recognised for adventurous food and wine pairings for some 15 international chefs. Quite a few customers followed me across to Williamstown to continue to their wine journey,” says George.“We will showcase classic Australian and iconic Europeans wines, breaking it up with new and upcoming winemakers both local and abroad,” he continues.Pier Farm is the perfect location to enjoy world-class food against an inimitable waterfront backdrop. The venue will also operate as a function space – ideal for a summer event or wedding – that will give beautiful and memorable experiences for a special occasion.Pier Farm will be renovated in stages, with plans for further development throughout 2018.
Ezard at Levantine Hill is a gastronomic partnership between hatted chef Teage Ezard and Levantine Hill Estate. Levantine Hill is one of the most visually remarkable and exquisite destinations you will ever find. Set amid the rolling hills of the Yarra Valley and surrounded by picturesque vineyards, it offers the perfect setting for your next event.Teage Ezard has taken his famed gourmet experience outside the city limits to offer locals and visitors to the Yarra Valley the perfect dining match to Levantine Hill’s critically acclaimed wines. In amongst the stunning bucolic vineyard views, visitors can enjoy Levantine Hill wines matched to dishes inspired by the classic food styles of Europe, which Teage Ezard has enhanced with new flavours and combinations.The architecture has been personally designed by renowned architect Karl Fender of Fender Katsalidis Architects and interiors were meticulously designed by Molecule. The 100 metre sweep of the curved roof of the venue and the private barrel-like tasting booths reference the sleek curves of a wine barrel.On offer are two dining spaces. The All Day Dining space offers sharing plates to be enjoyed with great wine and company. The Signature Restaurant offers a five course and eight course tasting menu perfectly matched to Levantine Hill wines.
Overlooking Port Phillip Bay, Sandringham Yacht Club is set in one of Melbourne’s most breathtaking locations. Commanding spectacular views of Sandringham harbour from the revitalised venue, with its contemporary interior and expansive balcony, SYC is the ultimate space for weddings, conferences, meetings, gala events or private celebrations.At Sandringham Yacht Club their unrivalled attention to detail, panoramic bay views and superb cuisine create the perfect setting for a special dinner, birthday celebration or work conference. The Clubhouse boasts two dynamic, flexible rooms to suit any need. Whether for work or play, let their dedicated managers create the perfect setting for your next special occasion. Port Philip RoomWhen you step into the Port Phillip Room, you are immediately captivated by the magnificent bay views and sleek design of the modern clubhouse. With such a stunning backdrop, this flexible space can perfectly host the most contemporary cocktail party or elegant dinner.Picture yourself mingling with family and friends on the private balcony during sunset, or enjoying delicious cuisine inside while the beautiful winter weather plays out across the bay. Whatever your desire, celebrations of any size and style are effortlessly accommodated in our spectacular Port Phillip Room.When hosting your wedding celebration with SYC, you may like to consider our spectacular southern podium for your ceremony. Olympic RoomElegantly designed with views over the boatyard, the Olympic Room is a special setting for an intimate gathering. Adorned with invaluable Olympic Games memorabilia from years gone by, this room is perfect for small conferences or private dining.
Situated over the water at New Quay, Docklands, Berth offers floor to ceiling windows that captures the spectacular city views as well as Etihad Stadium and bay views beyond the Bolte Bridge.Berth is a multi-purpose venue that spans over two levels. Downstairs offers three open dining areas and an outdoor decking. Whilst upstairs (The View Room) offers a dining area, bar/lounge and balcony which can all be independently booked for small and large functions.
Nineteenforty pays homage to the heritage-listed venue opening back on October 11, 1940. Perched above Rivoli Village Cinemas, it boasts a garden inspired fit-out with lighting, succulent potted plants and timber cladding. A stylish Art Deco Rooftop Bar offering panoramic views of Camberwell and Hawthorn.The space is perfect for cocktail events, product launches, conferences, birthday parties, engagement parties or wedding receptions. You can even use the bar after your private screening at Village Cinemas Rivoli to network with your clients.Click here to download functions packages
Pure South Dining is a modern, special occasion restaurant in Southbank with iconic views down on the Yarra river with a stunning Melbourne CBD backdrop. The cuisine draws inspiration from farmers, fishermen and artisan producers of King Island, Flinders Island & Tasmania.We visit the pristine Tasmanian ‘pure south’ regularly to continue to improve the dining that we offer you. The solid relationships that we have built with farmers and fishermen over 13 years ensure the quality of the produce that we deliver to the table for our guests.King Island Beef, St Helens oysters, Bass Strait scallops, seafood and quality dairy products are delivered weekly by small planes from Tasmania and the islands.Our much loved restaurant has been re-launched in 2017 over two levels: Upstairs is the awarded Dining Room; reborn with a modern twist. The glamorous room almost hangs over the Yarra River, with stunning views out through floor to ceiling glass walls that open. Your choices include bar seats and generous private or semi-private dining areas for special events.We offer you a restaurant dining experience for groups at Pure South Dining for your special occasion. We have earned a reputation for impressing groups over the past 13 years and we have spaces designed to accommodate large tables comfortably in private or semi-private areas with stunning views.We have flexible menus and pricing to offer and we are keen to ensure that your whole dining experience suits your occasion. Our reservations team will create the right menu and drink list with you. We can accommodate groups nicely for 12, 20, 30, 40, 50 or more. We also offer exclusive use of one whole level for cocktail events of up to 300 guests or even the whole restaurant for 400+Chef David Hall and his team will offer our best seasonal produce from Farmers, Fishermen and Artisan Producers of Tasmania including King Island & Flinders Island.We are in the Southgate building over two levels. Our more casual all-day eatery and bar opens on to the Boardwalk at River Level, and our more sophisticated Dining Room is Upstairs at Mid-level with lift and escalator access. The dining room hangs over the boardwalk and guests enjoy magical views down on the river and the city skyline. The space is newly renovated and simply stunning.
The Point is one venue with many possibilities.No matter if you are hosting a corporate presentation, gala awards night , special birthday celebration or the wedding you have always dreamt of, The Point’s experienced events team will tailor a proposal to your requirements and ensure that every detail is attended to. The Promenade, Lake Room and The Deck take full advantage of the light reflecting off the lake at any time of day, from a breakfast meeting through to a balmy evening of cocktails. Features of the spaces include inbuilt sound systems, complimentary WiFi and flexible floor plans.What cannot be underestimated, however, is the level of excellence that The Point achieves. Executive Chef Justin Wise oversees menus for every event with the same dedication as he maintains in the hatted Restaurant on site. Expert sommelier advice is available to design a package which suits your taste, budget and style.The Point is conveniently located 10 minutes from Melbourne’s CBD, set on Albert Park lake amongst serene parklands, with ample parking directly outside of the venue. Speak to the team today about what they can achieve for you.
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