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Full Venue Hire at Ludlow Bar


Why you'll love this venue

  • Spectacularly located on the banks of the Yarra River at Southbank.
  • Features riverside barbecue and bar, cocktail lounge and dining space.
  • With a warm, inviting and humble ambience.
Ludlow Bar & Dining Room is located on the banks of the Yarra River in Southbank. The venue epitomises Melbourne's riverside drinking and dining culture, and features a large dining room, cocktail lounge, public bar, and two terraces all topped off with stunning views of the Yarra River. With such an array of spaces and its versatile design Ludlow has established itself as one of the leading function venues in Southbank offering up a total of 14 different function areas suitable for groups of 12 - 600. Each space can be opened up to provide a truly unique event space that benefits from both indoor and outdoor areas

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Packages, Menus & Offers

Please note, that pricing and inclusions may be subject to change without notice. We recommend confirming with the venue prior to booking to ensure you have the most up-to-date information.


Room Layouts & Capacity

Standing600

Amenities & Extras

$= Additional Cost

Food & Beverage

Bar Tab$
Coffee / Tea$
Filtered Water
Venue Offers Catering$

Audio Visual Equipment (AV)

Microphone
Projector
Speakers
TV

Other Amenities & Extras

Accessible
Air Con
External Music or DJ
Natural light
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Space
Pens & Paper
Receptionist
Restroom
Room Hire Only
Security$
WiFi

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Karlos Karlos

March 21, 2024

Food was overall great, the 300g juiciest and most tender scotch fillet with the cafe de Paris sauce really hit the spot. The rolled lamb shoulder was also very nice. Good choices of sides. Hope they don't change the menu too much. Our waitress was amazing throughout the whole night and the atmosphere was great.

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Adam Borg

January 25, 2024

I asked for a glass of red which gave the waitress a shock apparently, I mean fair enough I’m a rough looking guy. The service was marvelous though, the service staff had exceptional knowledge of the food and took their time explaining what was in various sauces and even what lime sugar was. The view of the city from my table was terrific as was the overall atmosphere. Great place to people watch, very varied clientele.

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Quincy Malesovas

March 12, 2024

Didn’t know what to expect from this spot given the tourist trap location but it was surprisingly good. The service was a bit spotty but the drink selection is pretty good and the food was great. I especially liked the crab pasta and the lamb skewers.

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Jim Neofytou

January 6, 2024

We walked from Melbourne Exhibition and convention centre all along the Yarra looking for a Restaurant to have dinner and came across Ludlow and were so pleased to have chosen this restaurant. There was a good vibe with cool music, great customer service and great food. We had the prawn skewer and bread for entree and then Swordfish, Beef Rib, and Crab Linguine for mains. All the food we ordered was yummy and our Waitress Rachel was extremely polite, friendly and knowledgeable on helping us select our food with a fantastic smile. Keep up the good work Ludlow.

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Sean Nairn

March 9, 2024

Bar / restaurant located along the strip of touristy places next to the river at Southbank. Stopped in for a quick drink only, so can’t comment on the food however the location is great and service was fine. Will be back for dinner to check out the full experience.


Other spaces at this venue

Side Terrace

Side Terrace

A gorgeous external area set with high top tables/stools, umbrellas, and couches with guests having access to our shared internal bars. Spectacularly located on the banks of the Yarra River at Southbank. A grotto-inspired, uniquely Melbour...

15
40
From $2,750
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Bar Terrace

Bar Terrace

Our expansive and fully covered Bar Terrace allows space for events of 120 people. The riverside area has a private entrance, exclusive bar, and stunning views of the Yarra River. Discover Ludlow Bar & Dining Room, spectacularly located on...

50
100
From $11,000
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Lounge Bar

Lounge Bar

Our popular Lounge Bar can be hired privately and is located in the heart of the venue. With its own private bar, fireplace, and comfortable seating, it's the perfect spot for any corporate or social function. Our Extended Lounge incorpo...

65
From $4,400
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Internal Dining Room

Internal Dining Room

Our Internal Dining Room accommodates up to 60 guests for private events. Great for breakfasts, corporate lunches, dinners, social events, and Christmas parties. Our wireless microphone can also be used for speeches. A "semi private" area...

60
From $4,950
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Semi-Private Dining

Semi-Private Dining

A 'semi private' area of the Internal Dining space is also ideal for smaller group bookings. This area can seat up to 28 over two tables and has great views of the Yarra. It is separated from other diners with a curtain for further privacy.

36
From $2,200
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Dining Terrace

Dining Terrace

Our Dining Terrace is fully covered and benefits from stunning views down the Yarra and of the city skyline at night. It’s perfect for small and large, shared or private bookings.

95
From $7,700
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Exclusive Dining Room

Exclusive Dining Room

A glass wall separating our Terrace and Dining Room can be removed to create one large open plan indoor/outdoor space for larger stand up or sit down events. It's an extremely versatile space perfect for large cocktail parties. Spectacul...

180
400
From $16,500
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 Private Dining Room

Private Dining Room

A lovely, intimate space ideal for groups of 8 – 20 to enjoy for any occasion. Lunches, dinners, birthday’s or corporate meetings our Private Dining Room is tucked away to one side offering a quiet, tranquil space to dine and relax with pie...

12
From $2,200
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Venue Hours

Sunday-Saturday12:00pm-11:00pm
PricingFrom $55,000

Event Types

18th Birthday Party21st Birthday Party30th Birthday Party40th Birthday Party50th Birthday PartyBaby ShowerBirthday PartyBridal ShowerChristeningChristmas PartyCocktail PartyCorporate FunctionDinnerEnd of Financial Year PartyEngagement PartyFunctionHens PartyLunchNetworking Event