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The Decks at The Boatbuilders Yard

Why you'll love this venue

  • Offers multiple welcoming spaces with uninterrupted waterfront views and a relaxing atmosphere.
  • Economical event packages, flexible catering menus and a wide selection of drinks menu.
  • Convenient location with parking spaces near the venue.
The Decks is an impressive function space located on the banks of the Yarra river. Its unique structure is underpinned by a versatility that allows it to morph, due to a series of retractable glass panels, from an open-air outdoor space into a fully enclosed heated room. This beautiful function room is ideal for corporate, wedding, engagement, Christmas and special events. The Decks is a “blank canvas” that can be decorated in a style of your choice or simply left unstyled. The modern architecture of this space contrasts bold steel structures with earthy timber seating and tables and splashes of colour to create a fun, rustic and flexible vibe. Able to accommodate 180 standing and 60 seated, The Decks are full of personality and the open plan space affords much room for activities.

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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.

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Amenities & Extras

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Food & Beverage

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

Audio Visual Equipment (AV)


Other Amenities & Extras

Air Con
Dance Floor
External Music or DJ
Furniture Hire$
Natural light
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Space
Pens & Paper$
Smoking Area

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Mirko Skipina

October 28, 2023

Phenomenal food / coffee / service. Excellent location, plenty of good seating spots. Our food was delicious, served quickly, so we would highly recommend this to anyone. :)

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Frans du Plessis

December 13, 2023

We had a staff Christmas lunch and I needed a venue close to my hotel. The Boatbuilders Yard is perfectly located. Atmosphere is great. Decor adds to the location. Staff was friendly and polite. Service was spot on quick. Food was delicious and had good flavor. Definitely will visit again. I can highly recommend.

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February 8, 2024

Firstly, I love cafes that now use the table QR codes. It makes it so much easier to look at the menu, order and pay through your personal phone at your own leisure without bothering the waitresses. This place is great to stop by and have a coffee in the morning on your way to wherever you are going. Peaceful spot to sit by the water and good for some people watching for everyone who walks past. The fruit toast in this photo was fresh and crispy just the way you want toast to be. Definitely a place to stop again 👍🏻 $16 for fruit toast and iced coffee.

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Soubhik Biswas

October 17, 2023

Me and my dad had a lovely time here. I ordered "American Super Salad" while my dad ordered some calamari and chips. The food, ambience, and the service were really top-notch.

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A&J Baker

March 27, 2024

Stopped for a late breakfast, and finished with some drinks. Food is superb and great value. Really good service and great location. There's plenty of inside and outside seating, and being able to order directly at the table is an added bonus. We aren't local to Melbourne, but seems to be our go to as we have been there regularly when visiting.

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Event Types

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