The General Assembly Melbourne
29 S Wharf Promenade, South Wharf VIC 3006, Australia (View on map)
1740 people are interested in this space
1300 647 488
Spaces at The General Assembly Melbourne
Bridge TerraceFrom AUD 500.00
Green HouseFrom AUD 500.00
Half Venue, The General AssemblyFrom AUD 5000.00
Exclusive Venue, The General AssemblyFrom AUD 10000.00
Chandelier BarFrom AUD 1000.00
LanewayFrom AUD 500.00
Riverside TerraceFrom AUD 500.00
About this Venue
Frequently Asked Questions
What function spaces are available at The General Assembly Melbourne?
This bar is the perfect place for any occasion. With a vertical 4 x 4-metre beer bottle chandelier, this diverse indoor/outdoor function space transforms perfectly for year-round events. The building boasts river and city views which provide an incredible backdrop to your event with glass sliding doors leading onto the waterfront's promenade where you can sit in as many chairs as you like! Chandelier Bar also offers direct access to its own private bar - no need to go looking around here if it isn't what you're after because there really is something that accommodates everyone on offer at all times of day or night too; interchangeable furniture means there will always be somewhere comfortable enough so that guests don't feel uncomfortable throughout their stay either
Riverside offers a great, diverse venue to cater both small and large events. With the ability for indoor or outdoor space with stunning views of downtown St Louis, Riverside can be enjoyed year-round as its climate is controlled by warm overhead heaters in winter months and cool misting fans on balmy evenings.
Our Melbourne laneway inspired street art gives you a taste of the city's eclectic, vibrant vibe. With antique Edison lights and wood-panelled walls, this venue offers both seated and stand up functions that are perfect for any occasion!
With lush greenery, city skyline views and a feature wall overlooking the historic Polly Woodside sailing ship, this secluded outdoor deck is the perfect space for intimate cocktail events. The overhead heaters and awnings provide shelter in winter and the bench seating provides a casual and inviting atmosphere.
A versatile semi-private space catering to both stand-up and sit down events, the Bridge Terrace is just meters away from the stunning Seafarers Bridge on the Yarra River. With an exclusive entry and city skyline views, this riverside area is set to impress guests for all types of events. 100% enclosable weather-proof blinds and overhead heaters make this a cosy space for winter, while festoon lighting and misting fans make it the perfect spot for alfresco drinks in summer.
A warm, inviting indoor and outdoor beer house right on the Yarra River with views flowing to the city skyline. Specialising in heritage, premium CUB and guest beers, The General Assembly has an extensive variety of 17 draught beers on tap and is also one of only a handful of venues in Australia to offer Brewery Fresh Carlton Draught from copper Duo Tanks. At the heart of the kitchen is our unique charcoal oven that our chefs draw their cocktail menu inspiration from. Whether it’s hosting your annual conference lunch, celebrating the EOFY with Colleagues or a relaxed client networking event, The General Assembly has you covered.
Does The General Assembly offer catering?
The General Assembly’s function menus include a fantastic selection of items from a seasonally rotating pantry. The cocktail menu offers a wide selection of items catering to a variety of tastes, along with substantial options. For sit-down affairs, we offer a generous “Feedme” menu. Drinks are available either as a convenient beverage package or on consumption through a bar tab.
Where is The General Assembly Melbourne located?
The General Assembly is in an ideal location at 29 South Wharf Promenade, South Wharf, Vic, 3006
When is The General Assembly Melbourne open?
Fri – Tue 12pm - 8pm
I have more questions. How do I get in contact?
There are a number of ways you can get in contact:
1) Call the VenueNow team on 1300 647 488 during business hours AEST
2) Contact the VenueNow team via our online chat in the bottom right of the screen
3) Submit an enquiry via the form on the page
The VenueNow team usually reply within a few hours during Australian business.
What steps are involved in booking an event at The General Assembly Melbourne?
There are a few steps involved in booking an event at The General Assembly Melbourne and the VenueNow team are here to do the heavy lifting for you.
Firstly, contact the VenueNow team by submitting an enquiry or speaking to one of our team members online or over the phone. We'll need to collect a few details from you, such as your:
- Event type
- Number of people attending
- Preferred event date & time (and if this is flexible)
- Budget (per person or total)
- Room layout
- Food and beverage / catering requirements
- Any other requirements
Once we've gathered these details, the VenueNow team will contact the team at The General Assembly Melbourne to check:
1) Can they host the event on your preferred date / time? If not, what are some alternate dates / times?
2) What is the estimated cost based on your event requirements?
This process tends to take around 1 business day on average to receive a response from the venue. Once we've received a response, the VenueNow team will contact you as soon as possible.
If you're happy with the proposed price and dates / times, the VenueNow team will connect you with The General Assembly Melbourne to finalise your booking (which may include a site visit if you choose to do so).
VenueNow provides this service free of charge to you as we are paid a small fee by The General Assembly Melbourne if you book via us.
What catering / food and beverage options are available at The General Assembly Melbourne?
The following food and beverage / catering options are available for guests at The General Assembly Melbourne:
- Filtered Water
- Coffee / Tea
- Inhouse Catering
- Bar Tab
For more information regarding food and beverage / catering options, please contact a VenueNow Event Booking Expert.
How do I find out if The General Assembly Melbourne is available for my event date?
The best way to find out if The General Assembly Melbourne is available for your event date is to send an enquiry through or get in contact with one of VenueNow's Event Booking Experts.
Availability at many venues around the country is limited so if your date is flexible, please let the VenueNow team know and the venue may be able to provide a range of dates that suit your needs.
What type of events can be hosted at The General Assembly Melbourne?
The following types of events can be held at The General Assembly Melbourne:
- Christmas Party
- Cocktail Party
- Corporate Function
- Corporate Offsite
- End of Financial Year Party
- Engagement Party
- Hens Night
- Networking Event
- Product Launch
- School Formal
- Trivia Night
- Gala Dinner
- Birthday Party
- Bar Mitzvah
- Awards Dinner
- 30th Birthday Party
- 40th Birthday Party
- 50th Birthday Party
- 21st Birthday Party
- 18th Birthday Party
- Bat Mitzvah
- Baby shower
- Bridal shower
- Private Dining
- University Ball
- Bucks Night
If your specific event type is not on the list, contact one of VenueNow's Event Booking Experts and they will check if The General Assembly Melbourne is able to facilitate your event or will help you find an alternate venue.
How much does an event cost at The General Assembly Melbourne?
Events at The General Assembly Melbourne start from 500.00.
This may be subject to change due to seasonality, day of the week, duration and your specific requirements. For an accurate quote for your event please send an enquiry or contact one of VenueNow's Event Booking Experts.