Function Rooms in Melbourne CBD

Find and book the best function venues in Central Business District

Top Function Rooms in Melbourne CBD

It’s time to pick a venue for your event  in Melbourne’s Central Business District! We know that it can be overwhelming to try and pick the right place when there are thousands of amazing venues to choose from out there. That’s why we’ve compiled this helpful list to make your choice easier. Whether you’re looking for function rooms with conference facilities for your business retreat or you’re hoping to find a room for a casual birthday, we have what you need below. Simply check out our listings and you won’t have to look any further. Browse and book with Tagvenue today!

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Melbourne CBD Venues Hire Guide

At the core of Melbourne’s party and event scene, is the Central Business District - also known as the CAD (Central Activities District.) The CAD has many hotels and lodging options for your out of town guests. The majority of these hotels have function rooms that you can rent for your event or party. There are a ton of bars and pubs with function rooms that you can host an event at for a guaranteed good time. Melbourne is a colourful city with a beautiful skyline, so many pubs and restaurants offer rooftop venues that you can rent out for an evening.

Here are some of the most popular locations for functions in Melbourne CBD:

  • Collins Street – Known as one of the prettiest and oldest streets in the city; Collins Street is home to bunches of venues, cafes and pubs. Most venues on Collins are catered towards an upper-class crowd since it happens to be one of the priciest areas to live in the city.
  • Russell Street – A busy city roadway that runs through the heart of Melbourne's CBD. Russell has several private function rooms that are available to rent - as well as a couple of large hotels with function rooms available.
  • Chinatown Area – A fun and lively neighbourhood located in the Central Business District. In Chinatown, you can find various types of function spaces available to you; from bowling alleys and arcades to foreign restaurants. Chinatown even has a rooftop cinema you can rent!

Function Rooms in Melbourne CBD FAQ

How much should I expect to spend on a function room in Melbourne’s CBD?

Not sure how much you should expect to pay to hire a function room in the Melbourne CBD?  If you are looking to book a function room at a minimum spend venue  in the Melbourne CBD expect prices in the range of $500-$2,200. If you are looking to hire a function room on a  hire fee basis in the Melbourne CBD, prices will start at around $300 but can reach as high as $2,500. The cost of  an event package in the Melbourne CBD ranges from $25-$85 per person. (All data from Tagvenue.)

Which are some of the best function rooms in Melbourne CBD?

Some of our favourite function rooms in Melbourne are:

The Oxford Scholar – This is a great minimum spend bar perfect for parties, gatherings, and business meetings, and it’s located right in the heart of Melbourne. The central location makes it easy to find and the elegant bar encourages socialising and enjoying great food and drinks.

Hophaus – If you love beautiful weather and bold beers, then look no further than the Garden Terrace. Sit back and relax in the Hophaus as you take in the sites of the Yarra River for your next gathering. 

The George on Collins – Boasting one of the most luxurious function rooms that Melbourne has to offer, you will be pleased by this versatile space which can host elegant dinners or unforgettable cocktail parties. Swing by The East End and enjoy this great party space.

Can I hire a function room for free?

Function rooms are great options if you want an affordable option for your next party or meeting. Some of these venues can be hired for free by opting for a minimum spend hire. This type of hire fee allows you to avoid paying any money up front, but you are required to spend a given amount over the course of your party. This is especially advantageous if you are planning a larger party where you want to keep your per person spending low.

Guest Reviews of Function Rooms on Tagvenue

Nicholas D Positti
Booked Sidebar Exclusive at P.J. O'Brien's Southgate
The venue was amazing, the food and drinks excellent and the staff were extremely nice and accommodating. Everyone loved the night and I'm very grateful to the team running the show that evening.
Lee Taylor
Booked Tent at Glamp Bar
I loved the location, the decor, and everyone commented on how amazing the food was. Great communication before the event and was really easy to organise. I had a fantastic night. Thank you.
Christian Shaw
Booked Garden Terrace at Hophaus
Food was fantastic. All in our party were very vocal around the good feed they had. Great location. Service was excellent.
Portia Singh
Booked Lounge at Ludlow Bar & Dining Room
Absolutely amazing venue! Bea was amazing in the planning of the event, and AJ & Katie did a sensation job on the evening. Our guests loved the food. And the flexibility Ludlow provided with our drinks packages was amazing. Thank you team, we will be back! Cannot rate the experience high enough!
numa bertron
Booked Warehouse 21 at The Cluster
We had a great time, event manager was super nice and helpful, the room looked awesome with everything we needed.
Booked Inside Room at The Pilgrim Bar
Awesome experience. Great to deal with. Food fabulous, especially the cheese boards! Great staff too.

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