Top 40th Birthday Venues Melbourne for Hire

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Best Melbourne 40th Birthday Party Venues for Hire

11 Dukes Walk, South Wharf VIC 3006

150 Standing • $$

11 Dukes Walk, South Wharf VIC 3006

350 Seated • 1000 Standing • $$

108 Leicester Street, Carlton VIC 3053

80 Seated • 100 Standing • $$

23 South Wharf Promenade, South Wha…

180 Standing • $$

114 Smith Street, Collingwood VIC 3066

100 Seated • 200 Standing • $$

182 York St, South Melbourne VIC 3205

280 Seated • 300 Standing • $

11 Dukes Walk, South Wharf VIC 3006

600 Standing • $$

1 Crockford St, Port Melbourne VIC …

50 Seated • 100 Standing • $$

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Melbourne 40th Birthday Party Venue Hire Guide

This is the year that you turn (drum roll) 40! Now it's time to celebrate. If you're considering a 40th birthday bash in Melbourne, you're on the right path! Melbourne is teeming with spectacular birthday venues for 40th birthday parties and all other types of events. Check out our Melbourne 40th Birthday Party Venue Guide for all the tips and tricks!

Where can I find amazing 40th birthday party venues in Melbourne?

From award-winning restaurants and swanky rooftop bars to charming coffee shops and vintage cinemas, there is an abundance of unique event space to choose from when it comes to throwing a milestone birthday party. These Melbourne suburbs are an ideal starting point if you're on the search for a fabulous 40th birthday party venue:

Melbourne CBD

If you're looking for a location that has character and a sense of history, the CBD is it. The oldest part of the city centre is home to a number of stylish 40th birthday party venues, including luxe cocktail lounges and quirky laneway bars.

Maybe you'd like to enjoy cocktails in an alfresco setting whilst admiring spectacular views of Melbourne's iconic skyline? There are some highly-rated hotel function venues where you can do just that. If you're looking for something more adventurous, there are plenty of funky venues like luxury bowling alleys, rooftop cinemas and eclectic underground bars.

North Melbourne

North Melbourne is home to some amazing locations, from heritage-listed buildings to impressive skyscrapers in the city skyline. If you're on a budget, it might be worth looking at some of North Melbourne's hidden laneway gems where local businesses have been serving up delicious meals for decades.


If you want to enjoy an outdoor party with great food and drink whilst admiring iconic architecture, then Preston has got it all. A true melting pot, Preston combines alternative hipster culture with an abundance of history that can be found in its many laneways and arcades. It might just be the perfect place for your next memorable milestone birthday bash!

Port Melbourne

Port Melbourne is one of the most prestigious suburbs in South Melbourne, and there are plenty of fantastic 40th birthday party venues to choose from. In addition to the great nightlife, you can also find a number of historical landmarks that were built during the Victorian era, including theatres, gardens and canals. Perhaps you'd like your guests to enjoy cocktails as they take in beautiful views of Port Phillip Bay? You won't have to go far because this area will provide all you could possibly want.

What types of 40th birthday party venues are there in Melbourne?

There's no shortage of excellent function venues where you can host your 40th birthday in Melbourne. In fact, the wealth of venue choices can be pretty overwhelming. If you're having trouble deciding, consider these popular types of birthday party venues in Melbourne:

Hotel function venues

The most obvious choice for your 40th birthday party in Melbourne, hotel function rooms are perfect if you want to host a classy affair. These venues are perfectly suited to large group dinners or cocktail soirées.

Cocktail bars

Cocktail bars are the perfect venue choices if you're looking for something glamorous. They blend the best of a restaurant and a bar by offering a variety of delectable bites for your guests to enjoy whilst you toast the evening away.

Cafes and restaurants

There are plenty of different styles of restaurants and cafes that will be able to cater to your event requirements. For example, an Asian fusion venue can serve up tasty culinary delights from around the world whilst making full use of eclectic decor and vibrant lighting. Hotels in Melbourne frequently offer award-winning restaurants where you can enjoy dinner with your guests before heading across the road for a night of cocktails and dancing.

Dinner cruises

If you want to take your 40th birthday celebration onto the water, consider booking a private dining experience onboard one of Melbourne's numerous dinner cruise ships. You'll not only get to enjoy a delicious meal whilst sipping champagne and taking in some gorgeous waterfront views, but you'll also get to enjoy a show put on by talented musicians or performers.

Discover stunning Melbourne party venues for your 40th birthday

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