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Top 10 Event Venues for Hire in Southbank

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Exclusive Dining Room at Ludlow Bar

Restaurant

6 Riverside Quay, Southbank VIC 3006, Australia

180400
4 (1786)

$$$$$

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Lounge with Private Bar at Ludlow Bar

Restaurant

6 Riverside Quay, Southbank VIC 3006, Australia

65
4 (1786)

$$$$$

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Combined Dining Room and Private Terrace at Hophaus

Bar

Southbank Promenade, Southbank VIC 3006, Australia

110120
4 (1096)

$$$$$

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The Dining Room at Plus 5 South Wharf

Bar

37 S Wharf Promenade, South Wharf VIC 3006, Australia

4580
4.1 (427)

$$$$$

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Entire venue hire at Paris by night Southbank

Bar

89 City Rd, Southbank VIC 3006, Australia

5050
4.6 (9)

$$$$$

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Full Venue Hire at Eureka 89

Function Venue

Riverside Quay, Southbank VIC 3006, Australia

140400
4.7 (1128)

$$$$$

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Bar Terrace at Ludlow Bar

Restaurant

6 Riverside Quay, Southbank VIC 3006, Australia

50100
4 (1786)

$$$$$

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Southern Point Room at Eureka 89

Function Venue

Riverside Quay, Southbank VIC 3006, Australia

40110
4.7 (1128)

$$$$$

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River Terrace with Yarra Views at Hophaus

Bar

Southbank Promenade, Southbank VIC 3006, Australia

2230
4 (1096)

$$$$$

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Northern Point Room at Eureka 89

Function Venue

Riverside Quay, Southbank VIC 3006, Australia

140230
4.7 (1128)

$$$$$

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Southbank Venue Hire Guide

Southbank is a stone's throw from the CBD of Melbourne, Victoria, located on the south bank of the Yarra River.

This is the perfect event location for your next function! From multicultural and cosmopolitan food to vibrant street art, Southbank has you covered. The restaurants here give great options for dinner before dancing the night away at various nightclubs in the area.

Southbank function spaces are also right in the heart of Melbourne and offer a stunning backdrop to your big day. They have plenty of room for you and your guests, plus they have lots of amazing catering options to choose from so you can be sure there will be something everyone loves to eat!

What events can I hold in Southbank function venues?

Southbank event spaces offer the perfect venue for parties, activities and entertainment in Melbourne. From cafes and restaurants to private event spaces, there's something for every function. Here are some of the events you can hold in the venues:

Christmas party

Christmas is a time of year that's all about sharing happiness with those you love. Southbank venues provide the perfect space for your Christmas party. Whether you're hosting an intimate gathering of close friends or throwing a large celebration for guests you don't even know, they have the perfect place for whatever size event you're planning on hosting.

Check out these Christmas party venues in and around Southbank.

Birthday celebrations

One of the great things about birthdays is that they come around every year! Southbank venues offer a range of options for birthday celebrations, whether you're turning sweet 16 or 60. They have private function spaces available for hire, as well as restaurants and cafes that can cater to your needs.

Check out these birthday party venues in and around Southbank.

Engagement party

An engagement is a time to celebrate your love and commitment to each other. Southbank venues offer the perfect setting for your engagement party. With a range of private event spaces and restaurants available, they have the perfect place for your special day.

Check out these engagement party venues in and around Southbank.

Corporate events

Corporate events are a big part of Southbank functions. In fact, the area is ideal for any company looking to help their staff work together and build morale while celebrating their success in business. You'll be able to have a great night out while also creating valuable team-building opportunities. Plus, there are plenty of places to hold your post-event function entertainment like bars you can choose as your after-party location.

Check out these corporate event venues in and around Southbank.

Private dining events

If you're in search of something more private for you and your guests like an intimate date or a wedding reception, then Southbank may be for you! Southbank has lots of great places for private dining, from intimate restaurants with cosy corners, and private dining room spaces to lively pubs. This is the perfect function venue, no matter the lifestyle. Plus you can enjoy something different at each venue!

Check out these private dining venues in and around Southbank.

What function venues are available in Southbank?

There is a range of function venues available in Southbank, catering to all sorts of events. Here are some of the most popular:

Bars and pubs

Southbank is home to some of the best bars in Melbourne, Victoria. They offer a great selection of cocktails and drinks, as well as a variety of bar food options. Whether you're looking for a place to have a few drinks with friends or somewhere to dance the night away, there's a bar for you.

Some of the Southbank bars and pubs you may want to consider are: Ludlow Bar, Hopscotch, PJ OBriens Southbank, Belgian Beer Cafe

Restaurants

If you're looking for somewhere to host your private dining event or engagement party, then look no further than Southbank restaurants. With a variety of cuisines on offer, as well as private dining room spaces, you'll be spoilt for choice.

Some of the Southbank restaurants are: Eureka 89, BearBrass, Left Bank Melbourne

Private event spaces

There are also a number of private event spaces available for hire in Southbank. Whether you're looking for a space for your corporate event or something more intimate like a birthday party, they have the perfect place for you.

Check out the following private event spaces: Metropolis Events, Crown Melbourne, Kingpin Crown Melbourne, Arts Centre Melbourne

Coworking spaces and meeting rooms

Southbank is also home to a number of coworking spaces and meeting rooms. These are perfect for corporate events, as they offer a great space for your team to work together and build morale. Plus, there are plenty of places to hold your post-event function entertainment like bars you can choose as your after-party location.

Check out the following venues: Workspace365 York Street, Cliftons Freshwater Place, Attain Boardroom

Discover the vast selection of function rooms Southbank has to offer!

Southbank function spaces offer a unique opportunity to hold an event or activity that is unforgettable. With great views of the city, close proximity to transport links and plenty nearby for dining or entertainment, you won't be disappointed with any event here.

Learn how to plan an event in Southbank that meets all your needs and budget requirements with VenueNow. VenueNow will help you search through Southbank function spaces and find the best venue to hire and make your next event in Melbourne unforgettable! Enquire with the team today!

Frequently Asked Questions

How much do Southbank venues cost for events?

Based on VenueNow's historic data, on average, Southbank venues cost between 75-100 dollars per person on average. Wedding venues tend to range from 150 per person to 250 per person. Costs may differ based on your food and beverage requirements, AV requirements, event date and time and the type of venue you decide to book.

What should I consider when comparing Southbank venues for events?

There are a number of different factors you should consider when comparing Southbank venues for your next event. Firstly, you should review the standing and seated capacity of the venue to see if they can fit your attendees. Next you should review the costs associated with hiring the venue such as venue hire fees, food & drink packages, additional costs such as audio-visual equipment, and whether there is a minimum spend to hire the venue. Other imporant factors include the location, aesthetic, amenities and facilities of the venue to understand if the venue fits all of your requirements. A great way to do this is review the venue's listings on VenueNow and review their function packs attached to the page.

How do I find and book Southbank venues for events?

Finding and booking Southbank venues is easy with VenueNow. Simply follow these steps: (1) Enter your location, event type and number of people into VenueNow's search engine. (2) Narrow down your search results by adding filters such as your event date and time, preferred room layout and budget. (3) Once you've found some venues you're interested in, visit the venue listings and send your enquiry via VenueNow. The venue will receive your enquiry immediately and respond to you within 24 hours via email. We recommend contacting 3-5 different venues to ensure you get the best price. (4) Venues will respond with a quote via email based on your requirements, and may suggest alternate dates when they can host your event. (5) Once you're happy with the quote, you can confirm your booking with the venue, pay your deposit and start planning your event.

How far in advance should I book Southbank venues for events?

On average, VenueNow customers book a venue 90 days in advance of the event. In some cases you are able to find venues that are available at short notice, however, availability for your preferred date and time may be limited. For large corporate events or weddings, we recommend booking your venue at least 3-6 months in advance, to ensure plenty of venues are available and you can lock in the best price for your requirements. Larger events also typically require additional planning with your attendees as well as any suppliers that may be required for the event.

Can VenueNow help me find Southbank venues for an event?

We sure can! Not only can you find and book venues via on VenueNow yourself, our team of Venue Booking Experts can help you find the perfect venue, collect quotes from multiple venues on your behalf, negotiate the best price with venues and book venues, all for free. Simply send us your event brief and our team will be in contact with venue recommendations within 24-48 hours.

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