Go green! Sustainable venues in Melbourne for your next event

Beautiful venues guided by good vibes and environmental principles.

Seasonal menus, renewable energy systems, waste water policies and a sustainable approach to events, Melbourne is home to a collection of sustainable venues that will help you reduce, reuse and recycle while producing a beautiful environmentally conscious event with a difference. From the trendy northern suburbs, to the heart of the city, compassionate teams are dishing out delicious food and good vibes for conscious consumers.

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Melbourne CBD, Melbourne

Seating: 70 Standing: 120

The Grain Store is an eco oasis in the centre of Melbourne’s hustling bustling CBD. On entering the venue, a calming feeling ensues, and the knowledgeable staff ensure that events are run like clockwork. With a healthy, seasonal menu, the Grain Store’s approach to food is beautifully hyper local.

Brunswick East, Melbourne

Seating: 40 Standing: 100

Temple Brewing Company is a micro brewery and function space with a strong commitment to reusing resources. The brewery reclaims waste water used in the brewing process and uses it for cleaning and other tasks. This place makes delicious beer and seasonal dishes with a happy conscience, and it’s right in the heart of trendy East Brunswick.

Carlton, Melbourne

Seating: 1000 Standing: 2000

The Melbourne Museum is a mega venue with a minor footprint. Part of the Green Museums movement, the venue is dedicated to reducing energy use and educating the public through science and art. Who wouldn't love feasting on seasonal delights in a space surrounded by native trees? At the Melbourne Museum this dreamy scene can be your reality.

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Melbourne CBD, Melbourne

Seating: 138 Standing: 230

Vue De Monde’s head chef, Shannon Bennett is all about thinking globally and acting locally. The world renowned chef approaches each element of his business with an eco conscience, designing the seasonal menu to champion local produce, and fitting the venue out with furniture produced with native materials, and by local artisan craftspeople. Head to Vue for the exceptional food, and leave with a clean conscience.

Parkville, Melbourne

Seating: 350 Standing: 500

Lovers of the creepy, crawly, furry variety will be delighted to hear that the Melbourne Zoo is a conscious venue, with a number of strong environmental policies in place. The venue’s primary claim to fame is that it is the world’s first carbon neutral zoo, and it doesn’t stop there! Events at Melbourne Zoo are serviced with sustainable materials, in a space surrounded by conserved flora and fauna.

Sherbrooke, Melbourne

Seating: 110 Standing: 150

With produce coming straight from the adjoining paddock to your plate, Piggery Cafe by Shannon Bennett and Adam Garrisson is a self sustaining venue with big ambitions for a sustainable food future. Set on a beautiful 66 acre property in leafy Sherbrook, the team at Piggery Cafe are driven by a deep compassion for the environment, dedicated to producing food that champions local produce and ethical supply chain practices.

Fitzroy, Melbourne

Seating: 120 Standing: 200

Evie's Disco Diner has implemented a number of sustainable practices, and – hold onto your hats – just about the entire menu is either vegan, or can be made vegan. Vegan food, no longer an afterthought!

Melbourne CBD, Melbourne

Seating: 1400 Standing: 1600

In recent years, Pullman Albert Park welcomed a slew of bees to its rooftop. Glorious hives of bees, going about their bee business in peace. Which we love, because as we all know: we gotta save the bees.

Melbourne CBD, Melbourne

Seating: 120 Standing: 300

We all know how important worms are in the lifecycle of the earth and food waste. And how much of a good move having a worm farm and composting is. So, we were super excited to hear that Higher Ground – already a favourite – boasts a huge worm farm.

Port Melbourne, Melbourne

Seating: 1500 Standing: 1500

Aptly named The Timber Yard, This Port Melbourne behemoth of a venue proudly displays its commitment to upcycling and recycling. Sticking closely to its roots as a second hand timber storage and fabrication site, this venue takes something old and worn and makes it new again.


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