Darwin Room at Natural History Public Bar

Collins Street, 401, Melbourne, 3000 Show map
Flinders Street Station (550 m)

Amy D.

Safety rules may apply in this venue
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1.5 metre distance between tables
Weddings have no limit on attendees, 2 sqm rule applies
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About this space

This versatile space caters for cocktail and seated functions to suit your next intimate event. With banquette seating lining the space and eye-catching curios on the walls this space offers it all in comfort and ambience. Green velvet curtains separate the space and offer full privacy for any speeches or presentations, otherwise left open you and your guests are able to soak up the atmosphere of the venue.


Capacity

Dining
up to 16

Prices

Sunday
Closed
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. All prices include GST.
Prices mentioned above are for Low Season (Easter Tuesday - August 30).

Min Spend for Mid Season: (Sep 1 - Oct 31) and (Jan 1 - Easter Monday):
Mon-Wed: Lunch - $ 2500;
Dinner - $ 4000;
Thu-Fri: Lunch - $ 4000;
Dinner - $ 6000;
Sat: Dinner - $5500

Min Spend for High Season (Nov 1 - Dec 1):
Mon-Wed: Lunch - $ 4000;
Dinner - $ 6000;
Thu-Fri: Lunch - $ 5500;
Dinner - $ 7000;
Sat: Dinner - $7000.

Min Spend for Peak Season (Dec 1 - Dec 31):
Mon-Wed: Lunch - $ 5500;
Dinner - $ 7000;
Thu-Fri: Lunch - $ 6875;
Dinner - $ 8750;
Sat: Dinner - $8750.


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Monday
7:00 – 23:00
from $2000 min. spend
Per day
7:00 – 23:00
from $2000 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. All prices include GST.
Prices mentioned above are for Low Season (Easter Tuesday - August 30).

Min Spend for Mid Season: (Sep 1 - Oct 31) and (Jan 1 - Easter Monday):
Mon-Wed: Lunch - $ 2500;
Dinner - $ 4000;
Thu-Fri: Lunch - $ 4000;
Dinner - $ 6000;
Sat: Dinner - $5500

Min Spend for High Season (Nov 1 - Dec 1):
Mon-Wed: Lunch - $ 4000;
Dinner - $ 6000;
Thu-Fri: Lunch - $ 5500;
Dinner - $ 7000;
Sat: Dinner - $7000.

Min Spend for Peak Season (Dec 1 - Dec 31):
Mon-Wed: Lunch - $ 5500;
Dinner - $ 7000;
Thu-Fri: Lunch - $ 6875;
Dinner - $ 8750;
Sat: Dinner - $8750.


Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
Tuesday
7:00 – 23:00
from $2000–$3500 min. spend
Per session
7:00 – 23:00
from $3500 min. spend
Per day
7:00 – 23:00
from $2000 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. All prices include GST.
Prices mentioned above are for Low Season (Easter Tuesday - August 30).

Min Spend for Mid Season: (Sep 1 - Oct 31) and (Jan 1 - Easter Monday):
Mon-Wed: Lunch - $ 2500;
Dinner - $ 4000;
Thu-Fri: Lunch - $ 4000;
Dinner - $ 6000;
Sat: Dinner - $5500

Min Spend for High Season (Nov 1 - Dec 1):
Mon-Wed: Lunch - $ 4000;
Dinner - $ 6000;
Thu-Fri: Lunch - $ 5500;
Dinner - $ 7000;
Sat: Dinner - $7000.

Min Spend for Peak Season (Dec 1 - Dec 31):
Mon-Wed: Lunch - $ 5500;
Dinner - $ 7000;
Thu-Fri: Lunch - $ 6875;
Dinner - $ 8750;
Sat: Dinner - $8750.


Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
Wednesday
7:00 – 23:00
from $2000–$3500 min. spend
Per session
7:00 – 23:00
from $3500 min. spend
Per day
7:00 – 23:00
from $2000 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. All prices include GST.
Prices mentioned above are for Low Season (Easter Tuesday - August 30).

Min Spend for Mid Season: (Sep 1 - Oct 31) and (Jan 1 - Easter Monday):
Mon-Wed: Lunch - $ 2500;
Dinner - $ 4000;
Thu-Fri: Lunch - $ 4000;
Dinner - $ 6000;
Sat: Dinner - $5500

Min Spend for High Season (Nov 1 - Dec 1):
Mon-Wed: Lunch - $ 4000;
Dinner - $ 6000;
Thu-Fri: Lunch - $ 5500;
Dinner - $ 7000;
Sat: Dinner - $7000.

Min Spend for Peak Season (Dec 1 - Dec 31):
Mon-Wed: Lunch - $ 5500;
Dinner - $ 7000;
Thu-Fri: Lunch - $ 6875;
Dinner - $ 8750;
Sat: Dinner - $8750.


Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
Thursday
7:00 – 23:00
from $2500–$4000 min. spend
Per session
7:00 – 23:00
from $4000 min. spend
Per day
7:00 – 23:00
from $2500 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. All prices include GST.
Prices mentioned above are for Low Season (Easter Tuesday - August 30).

Min Spend for Mid Season: (Sep 1 - Oct 31) and (Jan 1 - Easter Monday):
Mon-Wed: Lunch - $ 2500;
Dinner - $ 4000;
Thu-Fri: Lunch - $ 4000;
Dinner - $ 6000;
Sat: Dinner - $5500

Min Spend for High Season (Nov 1 - Dec 1):
Mon-Wed: Lunch - $ 4000;
Dinner - $ 6000;
Thu-Fri: Lunch - $ 5500;
Dinner - $ 7000;
Sat: Dinner - $7000.

Min Spend for Peak Season (Dec 1 - Dec 31):
Mon-Wed: Lunch - $ 5500;
Dinner - $ 7000;
Thu-Fri: Lunch - $ 6875;
Dinner - $ 8750;
Sat: Dinner - $8750.


Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
Friday
7:00 – 23:00
from $2500–$4000 min. spend
Per session
7:00 – 23:00
from $4000 min. spend
Per day
7:00 – 23:00
from $2500 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. All prices include GST.
Prices mentioned above are for Low Season (Easter Tuesday - August 30).

Min Spend for Mid Season: (Sep 1 - Oct 31) and (Jan 1 - Easter Monday):
Mon-Wed: Lunch - $ 2500;
Dinner - $ 4000;
Thu-Fri: Lunch - $ 4000;
Dinner - $ 6000;
Sat: Dinner - $5500

Min Spend for High Season (Nov 1 - Dec 1):
Mon-Wed: Lunch - $ 4000;
Dinner - $ 6000;
Thu-Fri: Lunch - $ 5500;
Dinner - $ 7000;
Sat: Dinner - $7000.

Min Spend for Peak Season (Dec 1 - Dec 31):
Mon-Wed: Lunch - $ 5500;
Dinner - $ 7000;
Thu-Fri: Lunch - $ 6875;
Dinner - $ 8750;
Sat: Dinner - $8750.


Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
Saturday
7:00 – 23:00
from $3500 min. spend
Per session
7:00 – 23:00
from $3500 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. All prices include GST.
Prices mentioned above are for Low Season (Easter Tuesday - August 30).

Min Spend for Mid Season: (Sep 1 - Oct 31) and (Jan 1 - Easter Monday):
Mon-Wed: Lunch - $ 2500;
Dinner - $ 4000;
Thu-Fri: Lunch - $ 4000;
Dinner - $ 6000;
Sat: Dinner - $5500

Min Spend for High Season (Nov 1 - Dec 1):
Mon-Wed: Lunch - $ 4000;
Dinner - $ 6000;
Thu-Fri: Lunch - $ 5500;
Dinner - $ 7000;
Sat: Dinner - $7000.

Min Spend for Peak Season (Dec 1 - Dec 31):
Mon-Wed: Lunch - $ 5500;
Dinner - $ 7000;
Thu-Fri: Lunch - $ 6875;
Dinner - $ 8750;
Sat: Dinner - $8750.


Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.

Cancellation policy

Other

The venue has not provided a cancellation policy. For further information, please ask the Event Manager.


Catering and drinks

In-house catering
External catering allowed
Venue provides alcohol
BYO alcohol not allowed

Facilities

Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Projector
Flatscreen TV
Whiteboard
Flipchart
Conference call facilities
Natural light
Storage space
Accommodation available
Parking available

Music & sound equipment

Own music allowed
Bring your own DJ
PA system / music speakers available

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible

Allowed events

Promoted / ticketed events
Loud music / events
Wedding licence
Temporary event notices (TENs) available

One of the most unique venues in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD, Natural History Public Bar offers an unparalleled experience for your next exclusive event. The venue offers a versatile space for cocktail functions, sit down events or even a mix of the two. Included in the venue are two operational bars, three TV’s for logos or rolling images, stereo and a cordless microphone for any speeches and a live music license to get your guests dancing the night away. The centerpiece of the space is the grand piano, with a live pianist on Friday and Saturday nights, setting a lively tone for an event to remember.


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