Small Venues for Hire in Melbourne

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Top Small Venues in Melbourne

Hiring a small venue in Melbourne? When you need somewhere for a small celebration, make sure you check out Tagvenue’s curated list of the best small venues the city has to offer. And be sure to set our smart filters to show you only the venues that fit your needs. Let us help you get that booking sorted with no stress at all!

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Small Venues Hire Guide

How much does it cost to hire a small venue in Melbourne?

Minimum spend for a small venue in Melbourne will start at $600 and can range upwards of $3000. Per person packages can be found from $19 to $70 pp although offers and prices will vary. Hire fees for an event space start at $180 per hour or $300 per session. (All data from Tagvenue.)

What are the most popular locations for small venue hire in Melbourne? 

Start your search in the CBD for top-notch bars and lounges. The popular areas of Southbank and South Wharf offer great opportunities for clubs and bars along the waterside. If you are looking for cosy pubs and indie cafes or cocktail loungers, check out Fitzroy and Collingwood. Beachside St Kilda’s offers excellent small venue hire if you are looking for a location with an oceanside view. If you simply need to choose among the best pubs in the city, hit up South Melbourne, and you'll be spoilt for choice. 

What are the best small venues in Melbourne?

The best small venues in Melbourne are:

The Purple Emerald Lounge Bar, quirky bar with fantastic cocktails, guest rating: 4.9/5
Ludlow Bar & Dining Room, bar on the banks of the Yarra River at Southbank, guest rating: 5/5
The Geoge Lounge, late-night lounge with booths for hire, guest rating: 5/5
The Brunswick Mess Hall, small function areas in a restaurant overlooking Sydney Road, guest rating: 5/5

How can I hire a small venue in Melbourne?

When you are searching for a small venue, use a venue marketplace such as Tagvenue to help you search for a venue of the right capacity and size. Then, once you scrolled through all of the venues and put together a shortlist, reach out to the proper venue manager and finalise your booking!

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