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Featured South Melbourne venues

Cecil Street, South Melbourne

MicDrop South Melbourne is a spacious, modern venue space in the heart of this bustling market town. This 213sqm corner venue has everything you'd expect from a creative house builder - concrete floors with plenty of natural light and first-class AV tech to keep the vibe ...

York Street, South Melbourne

South Melbourne is a great place for your next meeting! This professional 12 person meeting rooms is perfect to hold informal business meet and greets or presentations. We also offer the following amenities: Business Grade Wi-Fi, coffee, tea filtration water ...

York Street, South Melbourne

The Albion offers spectacular views of Melbourne's City Skyline and is the best rooftop bar, live entertainment venue and event space. The history behind this stunning location began as Roxy before being refurbished into what it truly was meant to be: a vibrant experiential hub presenting ...

Alfred Place, South Melbourne

In the heart of Melbourne, within a converted warehouse lies Smart Artz Gallery. This innovative space is one of Australia's most versatile and supports just about any event imaginable; from weddings to parties or corporate events. With its distinctive industrial feel combined ...

Aughtie Drive, Albert Park

Lakeside Stadium is situated on the edge of Albert Park Lake and plays host to some fantastic functions. The venue's largest function room, Albert by the Lake can cater for up to 220 guests for a seated event and 300 party-goers. There are also options available that can accommodate ...

Coventry St, South Melbourne

Andrea Reiss - the eponymous 'Dre' - began her love affair with pastry long before opening Chez Dre in 2011. Having spent years working in renowned Melbourne restaurants and Michelin-starred groups, she arrived back to Melbourne well qualified to be serving up some of Australia's best ...

Yarra Pl, South Melbourne

Melbourne is one of the best places in the world for coffee, and St Ali's beans are some of Melbourne's finest. For a morning pick-me up or afternoon energy boost, nothing beats this local establishment that has consistently delivered on quality since opening their doors seven years ago. What ...

Moray St, South Melbourne

Bells Hotel offers a stunning array of sophisticated venues for functions and events of all sizes in the trendy inner-city suburb. Located just minutes from Melbourne's CBD, Bells is perfect to host any type of event, whether it be an intimate gathering or large celebration with friends and ...

York St, South Melbourne

The light and bright workspace in the quiet office environment is conveniently located near public transport, multiple parking options, as well as Clarendon Street and South Melbourne Markets. It's perfect for large groups or business meetings! ...

Moray Street, South Melbourne

Being a part of the South Melbourne landscape since 1858, The Water Rat is beloved local pub that has stood through time- and still provides an atmosphere for modern day. With friendly staff who are always happy to help with any needs you have on hand; there's plenty more than just ...

City Rd, South Melbourne

Nestled in between the Southbank and the bohemian suburb of South Melbourne, Wayside Inn is renowned for its simple yet quality food, boutique beer on tap and carefully selected wine list. The menu offers a variety of dishes such as salads that are fresh with seasonal ingredients ...

Aughtie Drive, Albert Park

MSAC is one of the largest sports and event facilities in Melbourne. It has a world-class reputation for hosting events, whether they are local competitions or international events. Whether you want to host an intimate gala dinner on their center show court, team building activities ...

South Melbourne Venue Hire Guide

Thinking of holding your next function in South Melbourne VIC 3205 but don't know where to start? We've got you covered! Here is a short guide on the popular venue options in South Melbourne and what you should consider before booking a place in that part of the city.

What are the popular function venues in South Melbourne?

South Melbourne function venues are known for their great location and range of options to suit every need. Function venues here are discreet, spacious and provide a high level of comfort, making them perfect for any event.

Learn more about the different kinds of function rooms in this location below:

Hotels and Function rooms

With the majority of function venues in South Melbourne being hotels, there's a great chance you'll be able to find exactly what you need with all the luxury and comfort you need and a beautiful location on the shores of Port Philip Bay. There are also many smaller function venues in South Melbourne that provide unique spaces perfect for intimate gatherings such as weddings or other celebrations. These function venues are often less expensive than the larger hotels and have their own special charm.

Restaurants and cafes

South Melbourne has many cafes and restaurants offering function venues that are perfect for any type of event. Between the different ranges of eateries, you'll be able to find something for every audience. Restaurants in South Melbourne are also usually close to large hotels which means they can offer convenient catering facilities for your party. They offer excellent food, wine, service and often have beautiful views over Port Philip Bay or from their rooftop bar.

Meeting room

Many function venues are equipped with meeting rooms, which can make them ideal for smaller events including meetings and presentations. They're generally a lot more affordable than larger function halls and have the privacy needed to carry out your event without being disturbed.

Other unique event spaces

If you're in search of something more unique, South Melbourne also offers spaces like the Melbourne Sports & Aquatic Centre and the Smart Artz Gallery. These venues are sure to make your party special and truly memorable!

What should I consider before booking a venue in South Melbourne?

To help you narrow down your venue choices, here are a few things to look into to find the perfect venue in South Melbourne for you!

Venue size and layout

How many guests will you have at your event? Depending on the size of the venue you'll want to make sure there is enough space for all your guests. If you're having a larger than usual number, look into getting assistance from a caterer or consider changing venues.

Venue facilities

A major consideration when choosing your venue is the facilities on offer. Facilities such as parking, catering, AV and Wi-Fi access are often included with the venue fee but it's important to make sure you know what basic facilities you will need before booking.

Food and drinks

Look into the available food and drink options at each venue. You'll want to create a menu beforehand with your guests in mind, if possible. Also, consider whether drinks will be available for purchase at the venue or if bespoke bar services will be required.

Find the perfect venue in South Melbourne today!

South Melbourne has many function spaces that can be used for different events such as weddings, birthday parties and corporate functions. With a variety of spaces in the city to choose from, finding the perfect venue just got easier!

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