340-344 Victoria Street, Richmond VIC 3121, Australia
Springtime function specials!We're celebrating the impending warmer weather by throwing in a couple of complimentary extras for functions taking place in September*.Options include:- A spring spritz on arrival for guests- Donut wall with 40 donuts*Conditions applyThe iconic National Hotel, located on Richmond's bustling Victoria Street, is a place for locals and far-flung travellers to come together in a community minded space, where the staff are always proud to serve and the atmosphere is heady with good vibes.The National Hotel is the perfect place to celebrate an anniversary, birthday or special occasion.Their venue offers four individual spaces, the Garden Parlour, the Café, the Den, and an open-air courtyard. Each room is unique in its offerings and can be tailored to suit the size and nature of your event.The National Hotel can accommodate any affair, from an intimate corporate lunch to a lavish cocktail party for 150 guests.Whatever your requirements may be, the team customise each event to ensure it’s a reflection of your specific needs. Their approach is always flexible and they can shape floorplans and spaces as required. The team are more than happy to discuss your vision with you!
These two spaces combined are perfect for large cocktail parties. For functions in the Garden Parlour with guest lists over 80, we also allocate a portion of the western side of the beer garden and turn the function area into an L-shape.
Combining the Private Dining room with The Deck makes for a fairly superb indoor-outdoor event setting.
There's the private bar of the dining room, with a chilled-out space to relax indoors. The open door however, leads out into the Deck,...
Our Café space is a luxe, intimate room with a warming fireplace and long parquetry table, overlooking our quintessential Victoria Street view. This room is exclusively available and is ideal for presentations, group meetings and private di...
The Booths - they line the left hand side of the front bar area, and they're fairly rad. That is to say, they're a stylish, modern, slew of booths, with plants to off-set the whole "industrial" vibe. Reserve a booth for casual get togethers...
The courtyard/beer garden is perfect for all group bookings. Large tables line the timber deck, and the scene is set with hanging lamps in amber glass bottles bolstered across the courtyard, providing a twist on the Chinese lantern.
This space is pretty much just that – a little den tucked away just past the booths and the front bar.
There's a fireplace, there's room to hang out, and it's private enough for groups while still being part of the action in the main bar....
Our Garden Parlour is a space you can make entirely your own. Its contemporary design and the private bar are just a few of the elements your guests will love.
Faint murmurs from the bustling next door beer garden set the scene with large...
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 National?
There are a few steps involved in booking an event at The National 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 National 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 National 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 National if you book via us.
What catering / food and beverage options are available at The National?
The following food and beverage / catering options are available for guests at The National: - 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 National is available for my event date?
The best way to find out if The National 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 National?
The following types of events can be held at The National: - Networking Event - Product Launch - Trivia Night - Workshop - Bar Mitzvah - Birthday Party - Christening - Christmas Party - Cocktail Party - Corporate Function - End of Financial Year Party - Engagement Party - 21st Birthday Party - Baby shower - Bat Mitzvah - Bridal shower - Private Dining - Seminar - Training - 40th Birthday Party - 50th Birthday Party - 30th Birthday Party - Function - Bucks Night - Awards Dinner - Ceremony - Corporate Offsite - Gala Dinner - Hens 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 National is able to facilitate your event or will help you find an alternate venue.
How much does an event cost at The National?
Events at The National start from 0. 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.