Are you planning a Function and looking for unique venues, spaces, halls or rooms to hire in Melbourne? [FM’S] Editors have been busy compiling a list of great places & secret spaces. Many you will never have thought of!
The Metropolitan Hotel on William Street is a contemporary pub offering a modern Australian menu, pub classics and wood fired pizza, craft beer & private functions in the heart of the city.The hotel's renovated interior meets a 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 thier 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 their specialty!The level one function room has been stylishly designed to offer an elegant contemporary feel and a great first impression. Finished with an open fireplace, elegant lighting, an informal seating area and a fully serviceable bar area that makes it the perfect space for a private function in the CBD,This flexible space can be arranged to suit any style of event from formal cocktail parties for corporate events, Christmas parties, barmitzvah’s or engagement celebrations to more casual gatherings for 21st birthdays and more, It also lends itself perfectly to private sit down dinners, annual general meetings, trivia nights and business meetings where guests can choose from a range of floor plans to suit their unique needs,With Flagstaff station 50 metres away, the 55 tram on the doorstep and ample on and off street parking, transport to and from the venue is convenient. Interstate visitors, or those looking for an extra special night will find themselves spoilt for choice with the many accommodation options in close proximity.Facilities Include:Data Projector & ScreenWireless MicrophoneLecternWhiteboard and Flip ChartSpecial Occasion Lighting Theming Service
Riverland is the original waterfront icon in Melbourne where you can escape the daily grind in our urban beer garden hideaway. This iconic venue is situated on the banks of the Yarra in the historic Federation Wharf vaults, just below Federation Square.Our year round outdoor venue is the ideal spot for beers and bites while soaking up the sun in summer or basking under the heaters and warming up with one of our winter cocktails in the cooler months.Riverland provides a relaxed warm atmosphere where people can enjoy the company of friends or grab a quick drink and BBQ sausage before the game.
Showcasing Melbourne's stellar skyline with its 180 degree view of the CBD, Yarra River and the Arts Precinct, Taxi Kitchen is the gem in Federation Square's crown. Our food is accessible and affordable yet rustic and plentiful. Created with the highest quality produce and complimented by a concise and relevant wine list, our team of professionals deliver a relaxed and quality experience without the pretence. Pop in for a quick bite before you head out on the town, or come celebrate with us. We take bookings, but we are just as happy for you to turn up unannounced. Welcome to fun dining at Taxi Kitchen.Group BookingsCatering from 12 to 160 guests sit down and up to 250 for cocktail events, we offer a range of options to suit any occasion. Groups of 12 and above are asked to order from one of our set menus, or we can tailor a sharing menu to suit your goup on the night . We are pretty flexible and if you want to get creative with our set menus then tell us what you’re after and we’ll do our best to make it happen. Our private dining room, The Taxi Platform can seat up to 40 guests. Overlooking Fed Square and the Yarra River it’s an enclosed terrace with heating and cooling and a semi alfresco feel. All decked out in greenery and with blinds that can open on a sparkling Melbourne day, it makes for an impressive space to entertain clients, family or friends. Minimum spends and set menus apply in here. The Embassy Room is available for group bookings of up to 46 pax. In this semi private dining area your guests get the quintessential view of the Yarra River which is flooded with the lights of the city and the Arts Centre spire by night. Our Main Dining Room is a spectacular place to hold large scale dining events, weddings and stand-up cocktail style functions with that wow factor. We can accomodate your entertainment and AV requirements and will personally liaise with you to create the perfect event.
Transit Rooftop Cocktail Lounge is one of those places you wish you’d heard about sooner. This groovy, New Orleans style cocktail bar, nestled at the top of the Transport Hotel at Federation Square, enjoys unrivalled views of Melbourne encompassing the Arts Precinct, Southbank and the Yarra River down to the MCG. In the afternoons the expansive deck area draws a sophisticated crowd to watch the sunset over Melbourne and enjoy a skilfully assembled cocktail and wine list as well as a cultured supper menu. As the night unfolds the dance floor heats up the stage is graced by some of Melbourne’s best Jazz and funk bands such as The Shuffle Club, Phoebe and the Night Creatures, and the Sarah C Band, to name but a few. Open from 3pm through till the cruisy, boozy early hours, Transit provides all the ingredients for a great night out under the stars!
Quietly tucked away in a Queen Street basement, Chaise Lounge is a Melbourne institution spanning over 20 years. Catering to both the corporate world and weekend clubbers Chaise Lounge has the weekends covered. Friday Afterwork Drinks offer a comfy lounge where you can enjoy a yummy cocktail and the best happy hour drink prices in Melbourne. Then Friday Night Chaise Lounge transforms into "BLBC FRIDAYS" Hip-Hop and R&B including all night drink specials $7 JagerBombs - $7 fireball - $7 Captain Morgan.Every Saturday Chaise Lounge presents "RHYTHM NATION" Old Skool vs New Skool R&B.
Hotel Lindrum Melbourne is a unique 59 room boutique hotel that combines modern design with the ultimate in contemporary facilities and personalised service. Complimentary high speed Wi-Fi internet access is available in every guest room, meeting room, restaurant, bar, and all public areas of the hotel.
Cherry is pretty much the best rock n’ roll bar in the world.Cherry Bar was founded in late 1999, today it is owned by founding partners Jim Bourke, Lazy Pete and James Young.Cherry is the only business located in world famous AC/DC Lane Melbourne (off Flinders Lane and between Russell and Exhibition Streets) right in the heart of the Melbourne business district. A jewel in the junk heap or maybe an annoying boil on corporate arse cheeks?Despite its modest 200 capacity Cherry is an internationally famous late night street rock n’ roll bar. Quality local acts play live (always finishing by 11.30pm), then DJs keep the joint jumping till the wee hours.Cherry has become the destination for local, interstate and international bands to descend upon and party after they’ve finished playing live themselves. We don’t need to name drop. You never know who you might meet at Cherry.The rear Jenni Bar is available for private parties.
Set discreetly within the grounds of the former Royal Mint lies The Mint Bar and Restaurant. Designed to complement Melbourne’s eclectic weather, come inside and warm up by the open fires, or soak up the sunshine in one of the city’s largest beer gardens. Whether you’re after a gastronomic lunch, a memorable function venue or just a few cheeky drinks after work, come and enjoy this uniquely Melbourne venue.
Featuring a 24 hour license, sleek and modern decor as well flexible opening times, no matter what your clique, this bar can cater to you.Situated in the heart of Melbourne’s entertainment district, whether it be a few quiet drinks or an outrageous after party, Clique has you covered.With a great selection of cocktails, local and imported beers, plus the top shelf spirits... we have unpretentious prices and plenty of cool tunes. Clique has all you need!Clique’s key point of difference is that it will cater for you, whoever you are, whatever your clique.It’s unlike other venues in Melbourne in that it will make you feel so comfortable, you won’t ever want to leave. From product launches to fashion shows, birthdays to cocktail parties, Clique Lounge Bar can do it all.With a large function space, ultra friendly staff and the ability to stay open for as long as needed, you are ensured an unforgettable night everyone will be talking about.Clique Lounge Bar – Melbourne’s ultimate pre and after drinks venue.
A Melbourne favourite with a contemporary focus on food and style, Sarti is pleased on the announcement of new Head Chef Paolo Masciopinto who will bring creativity and passion to the table. Enjoy his innovative interpretations of classics as well as his unique signature dishes. Our bar and rooftop terrace offer a CBD sanctuary where you can enjoy the age-old Italian values of family, friends, food and celebrating life in style.Sarti is the perfect venue for corporate events, private dining and all types of celebrations. Talk to us about how we can make your next event really special.The restaurants stylish bar and distinctive rooftop terrace offers a CBD sanctuary where you can enjoy the age-old Italian values of family, friends, food and celebrating life.
Located on the corner of Flinders street and St Kilda Rd, in Federation square, Transport Public Bar is located opposite Flinders St Station and one of the main Tram hubs on St Kilda Rd it is also a quick walk along the Yarra to the MCG, Melbourne Park and AMMI Park stadiums making this truly in the heart of Melbourne.The public bar is a relaxed friendly place where all are welcome.
Cool & Chic modern Melbourne Bar RestaurantCombining interior design with fine wine and food, Cumulus Inc is at the forefront of the Melbourne dining scene. While a table can never guaranteed with its no reservations policy, we can assure Cumulus Inc first-timers, that this place is well worth the wait.
Located within Sofitel Melbourne On Collins, No35 is an elegant dining destination designed with rich timbers, vibrant tones, contemporary artworks and breathtaking views of Melbourne. The restaurant serves modern cuisine using fresh local ingredients matched with attentive service and an outstanding wine selection.
Hidden in the basement of this Hardware Lane CBD gem begins the secret journey with rare feature pieces, antique furniture, tea lights, cushions, decorative lanterns and a stylish soundtrack that will transport you back in time to the romance, mystery and decadence of Old Shanghai. The food menu features incredible Asian cuisine from Chinese Yum Cha favourites to tasty Japanese Izakaya dishes perfect as a full meal or a simple bar snack. The rare and exclusive cocktail list will dazzle your taste buds with everything from our delectable Asian-themed signature creations to the quintessential old-school classics. A glance at the back bar will make your jaw drop with one of Melbourne’s biggest and best collection of luxury and novel spirits. To keep things interesting there's live jazz every Tuesday from 7:30pm with Opium Jazz, live R&B every Thursday from 9pm with Shaolin Funk, and DJs spinning lounge, R&B, pop, and disco every Saturday from 9pm with Shanghai’d. Rum lovers can’t miss The Melbourne Rum Club on the first Monday of every month where you can indulge in rum tastings, rum cocktails, and rum tales. In addition to being the perfect place for a date, Golden Monkey is also the ideal place to host a private celebration, with room for up to 200 guests 7 days a week, and food & drink packages to suit everyone, Golden Monkey is one of Melbourne's most unique and versatile spaces.
Recently redeveloped & launched into the Melbourne market, this exquisite ballroom will lure you with its European charm & transcend all of your expectations. Take a moment to browse our package options below & do not hesitate to contact us with any questions.
Located right in the heart of the CBD on Queen Street COF.E.FIX is the perfect spot for you next coffee, breakfast or lunch. Newly opened in 2016 COF.E.FIX has quickly become a local favourite, with many regulars making it their morning, lunch and afternoon cafe of choice. With 34 seats including split leaving dining and outdoor dining we can cater for your next long business breakfast or lunch or your next quick takeaway meal and coffee.COF.E.FIX only uses premium Allpress Espresso coffee to make sure each customer get the perfect cup and we also offer a wide menu for all tastes including a chef designed burger and parma menu, a comprehensive breakfast menu as well as quick items such as wraps, baguettes and salads. COF.E.FIX can also come to you with our CBD catering menu. Including hot and cold platter options ranging from fruit platters and sandwiches to burger sliders and calamari and much more to make sure you and your guests are well feed at your next function, meeting or event.Get your next breakfast, lunch or coffee fix at COF.E.FIX.
Mr McCracken is the newest restaurant and bar to hit the dynamic Essendon Fields. This now iconic Essendon Pub opened in late 2017, it combines all the best in music, fit-out, food and service into a great Essendon function and event venue as well as an outstanding restaurant and bar located at the Essendon Airport in the Essendon Fields precinct. Mr McCracken is a great hotel near Melbourne Airport and services Essendon and inner northern Melbourne. It is next-door to the Hyatt Hotel in Essendon and provides meals for Hotel Guests. Many travelers to Melbourne visit Mr McCracken. If you are looking for a great bar and restaurant with the perfect location to relax, refuel and be entertained – this venue is for you. Already acclaimed as one of Essendon’s best restaurants & bars, Mr McCracken is the perfect choice for an express lunch or an outstanding dinner and drinks. If you’re looking for the next level in Essendon Gastro Pub experience, or just a casual drink, snack or catch up with friends, Mr McCracken exceeds your expectation. The food is fabulous. Positioned a stone’s throw from the Melbourne International airport, live music (check the website), outstanding food and open every day, visit Mr McCracken Essendon Airport.
Boasting beautiful surrounds and heritage features, combined with modern amenities, State Library Victoria is the perfect place for special ocassions, and venue hire.The Library is one of Melbourne's most distinctive landmarks and offers a truly unique setting for your next party or conference. The choice of room hire includes stunning 19th-century galleries, a majestic and historic hall, a spectacular architecturally significant space, a contemporary space with the latest digital technology, a theatreete and various seminar spaces.Catering can be arranged as part of your dining package through our catering partner. Whether you are organising a conference, workshop, sit-down dinner, wedding, cocktails or a special occasion, the Library's planning team will help you to make your celebration a truly memorable occasion.
Drawing from an abundance of luscious seafood, fresh Australian produce, and regional wineries, The Box Seafood Restaurant experience will be one you will always remember. Our creative team of chefs and dedicated floor staff ensure your meals are prepared to perfection and delivered to you within our cosmopolitan Collins street address. Locating us is also easy as we are next door to one of Melbourne's breathtaking landmark venues The Regent Theatre.The Box Seafood Restaurant menu takes the experience one step further. You'll find a variety of fresh fish and shellfish preparations that draw upon coastal cultures Australia wide. And as always, generous, tempting specialities of beef, game, poultry along with vegetarian offerings abound when you crave a non-seafood fish.We use only the freshest, highest quality seafood and only from sustainable stocks. Our emphasis on Australian produce also ensures flavourful, seasonal dishes that translate beautifully into delicious main courses and entree dishes.
As you begin the planning of your meeting or special occasion, we hope you will consider partnering with The Westin Melbourne to transform your vision into reality. Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Meetings and Events Australia, our commitment to providing delegates with a level of personalised, instinctive service cannot be matched. Our aim is that every delegate leaves the hotel feeling better than when they arrived, and we consistently deliver on this promise. For the meeting planner, this equals complete peace of mind.The hotel’s dedicated floor of meeting facilities provides a sophisticated setting in the most commanding of locations. Floor-to-ceiling windows flood each stylish space with natural light, and all meeting rooms boast views of the city, including City Square and St Paul's Cathedral.Our personal, instinctive, and renewing services coupled with our advanced technical support make for memorable functions. Audiovisual services and equipment are available on-site for state-of-the-art presentations that exude professionalism, and our catering services are sure to impress and inspire all attendees. We offer High Speed Internet Access (for a fee) as well as complimentary wireless access throughout all the meeting rooms. Our range of conference and wedding packages is designed to ensure your event's execution is seamless and flawless.
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