The Café at The National Hotel

  39 reviews  – 
344 Victoria Street, Melbourne, 3121
Richmond

About this space

Our Café is a luxe, intimate room with a warming fireplace and a beautiful, large parquetry table. It features huge windows overlooking Victoria street.

This exclusive function space is ideal for private dinners or more intimate cocktail functions.

The Cafe is separated from the rest of the venue by the main bar and offers private access to the bar. The space also comes equipped with a TV screen.


Event offers and packages

Package per person

Sit Down Menus
SET MNEU: $55 Per Head (Minimum 10 People) - Starters or Dessert + Entree (two options) + Main (two options)
OR
FEASTING MENU: $75 Per Head (Minimum 12 People) - Starters + Entree (two options) + Main (two options) + Desserts

Prices

Sunday
12:00 pm – 11:00 pm
from $1000 min. spend
Per session
12:00 pm – 11:00 pm
from $1000 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 1:00 am. All prices include GST.
Vegetarian spring roll (V)(GF av) $3.00
Prawn spring roll (GF av) $3.00
Fries cup (V)(GF) $3.50
Kimchi & roasted corn fritters,chilli jam aioli (V) (GF) $3.50
Mini lamb kebab skewers, toasted cumin raita (GF) $4.50
Satay chicken skewers (GF) $4.50
Mini bbq pork bun $4.00
Thai style pork sausage roll $5.00
Shiitake mushroom & cheese croquettes (V) $4.00
House made cauliflower & potato samosa (VE) $4.00
Crispy skin duck crepe, cucumber, spring onion, hoisin $5.00

Warm:
Satay chicken skewer- $3
Chiang Mai sausage roll, chilli jam- $3.5
Crispy skin duck crepé, cucumber, spring onion, hoisin- $4
Thai style corn & lemongrass fritters, kaffir lime, chilli jam- $2.5
Crispy spiced tofu bites, tonkatsu sauce- $3
Crispy pork belly, tamarind caramel, herb salad- $4.5

Please contact us for detailed information on more options and prices.
Monday
Closed
Note: Alcohol licence until 1:00 am. All prices include GST.
Vegetarian spring roll (V)(GF av) $3.00
Prawn spring roll (GF av) $3.00
Fries cup (V)(GF) $3.50
Kimchi & roasted corn fritters,chilli jam aioli (V) (GF) $3.50
Mini lamb kebab skewers, toasted cumin raita (GF) $4.50
Satay chicken skewers (GF) $4.50
Mini bbq pork bun $4.00
Thai style pork sausage roll $5.00
Shiitake mushroom & cheese croquettes (V) $4.00
House made cauliflower & potato samosa (VE) $4.00
Crispy skin duck crepe, cucumber, spring onion, hoisin $5.00

Warm:
Satay chicken skewer- $3
Chiang Mai sausage roll, chilli jam- $3.5
Crispy skin duck crepé, cucumber, spring onion, hoisin- $4
Thai style corn & lemongrass fritters, kaffir lime, chilli jam- $2.5
Crispy spiced tofu bites, tonkatsu sauce- $3
Crispy pork belly, tamarind caramel, herb salad- $4.5

Please contact us for detailed information on more options and prices.
Tuesday
4:00 pm – 11:00 pm
from $500 min. spend
Per session
4:00 pm – 11:00 pm
from $500 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 1:00 am. All prices include GST.
Vegetarian spring roll (V)(GF av) $3.00
Prawn spring roll (GF av) $3.00
Fries cup (V)(GF) $3.50
Kimchi & roasted corn fritters,chilli jam aioli (V) (GF) $3.50
Mini lamb kebab skewers, toasted cumin raita (GF) $4.50
Satay chicken skewers (GF) $4.50
Mini bbq pork bun $4.00
Thai style pork sausage roll $5.00
Shiitake mushroom & cheese croquettes (V) $4.00
House made cauliflower & potato samosa (VE) $4.00
Crispy skin duck crepe, cucumber, spring onion, hoisin $5.00

Warm:
Satay chicken skewer- $3
Chiang Mai sausage roll, chilli jam- $3.5
Crispy skin duck crepé, cucumber, spring onion, hoisin- $4
Thai style corn & lemongrass fritters, kaffir lime, chilli jam- $2.5
Crispy spiced tofu bites, tonkatsu sauce- $3
Crispy pork belly, tamarind caramel, herb salad- $4.5

Please contact us for detailed information on more options and prices.
Wednesday
4:00 pm – 11:00 pm
from $500 min. spend
Per session
4:00 pm – 11:00 pm
from $500 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 1:00 am. All prices include GST.
Vegetarian spring roll (V)(GF av) $3.00
Prawn spring roll (GF av) $3.00
Fries cup (V)(GF) $3.50
Kimchi & roasted corn fritters,chilli jam aioli (V) (GF) $3.50
Mini lamb kebab skewers, toasted cumin raita (GF) $4.50
Satay chicken skewers (GF) $4.50
Mini bbq pork bun $4.00
Thai style pork sausage roll $5.00
Shiitake mushroom & cheese croquettes (V) $4.00
House made cauliflower & potato samosa (VE) $4.00
Crispy skin duck crepe, cucumber, spring onion, hoisin $5.00

Warm:
Satay chicken skewer- $3
Chiang Mai sausage roll, chilli jam- $3.5
Crispy skin duck crepé, cucumber, spring onion, hoisin- $4
Thai style corn & lemongrass fritters, kaffir lime, chilli jam- $2.5
Crispy spiced tofu bites, tonkatsu sauce- $3
Crispy pork belly, tamarind caramel, herb salad- $4.5

Please contact us for detailed information on more options and prices.
Thursday
4:00 pm – 11:00 pm
from $500 min. spend
Per session
4:00 pm – 11:00 pm
from $500 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 1:00 am. All prices include GST.
Vegetarian spring roll (V)(GF av) $3.00
Prawn spring roll (GF av) $3.00
Fries cup (V)(GF) $3.50
Kimchi & roasted corn fritters,chilli jam aioli (V) (GF) $3.50
Mini lamb kebab skewers, toasted cumin raita (GF) $4.50
Satay chicken skewers (GF) $4.50
Mini bbq pork bun $4.00
Thai style pork sausage roll $5.00
Shiitake mushroom & cheese croquettes (V) $4.00
House made cauliflower & potato samosa (VE) $4.00
Crispy skin duck crepe, cucumber, spring onion, hoisin $5.00

Warm:
Satay chicken skewer- $3
Chiang Mai sausage roll, chilli jam- $3.5
Crispy skin duck crepé, cucumber, spring onion, hoisin- $4
Thai style corn & lemongrass fritters, kaffir lime, chilli jam- $2.5
Crispy spiced tofu bites, tonkatsu sauce- $3
Crispy pork belly, tamarind caramel, herb salad- $4.5

Please contact us for detailed information on more options and prices.
Friday
12:00 pm – 1:00 am
from $1000 min. spend
Per session
12:00 pm – 1:00 am
from $1000 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 1:00 am. All prices include GST.
Vegetarian spring roll (V)(GF av) $3.00
Prawn spring roll (GF av) $3.00
Fries cup (V)(GF) $3.50
Kimchi & roasted corn fritters,chilli jam aioli (V) (GF) $3.50
Mini lamb kebab skewers, toasted cumin raita (GF) $4.50
Satay chicken skewers (GF) $4.50
Mini bbq pork bun $4.00
Thai style pork sausage roll $5.00
Shiitake mushroom & cheese croquettes (V) $4.00
House made cauliflower & potato samosa (VE) $4.00
Crispy skin duck crepe, cucumber, spring onion, hoisin $5.00

Warm:
Satay chicken skewer- $3
Chiang Mai sausage roll, chilli jam- $3.5
Crispy skin duck crepé, cucumber, spring onion, hoisin- $4
Thai style corn & lemongrass fritters, kaffir lime, chilli jam- $2.5
Crispy spiced tofu bites, tonkatsu sauce- $3
Crispy pork belly, tamarind caramel, herb salad- $4.5

Please contact us for detailed information on more options and prices.
Saturday
12:00 pm – 1:00 am
from $1000 min. spend
Per session
12:00 pm – 1:00 am
from $1000 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 1:00 am. All prices include GST.
Vegetarian spring roll (V)(GF av) $3.00
Prawn spring roll (GF av) $3.00
Fries cup (V)(GF) $3.50
Kimchi & roasted corn fritters,chilli jam aioli (V) (GF) $3.50
Mini lamb kebab skewers, toasted cumin raita (GF) $4.50
Satay chicken skewers (GF) $4.50
Mini bbq pork bun $4.00
Thai style pork sausage roll $5.00
Shiitake mushroom & cheese croquettes (V) $4.00
House made cauliflower & potato samosa (VE) $4.00
Crispy skin duck crepe, cucumber, spring onion, hoisin $5.00

Warm:
Satay chicken skewer- $3
Chiang Mai sausage roll, chilli jam- $3.5
Crispy skin duck crepé, cucumber, spring onion, hoisin- $4
Thai style corn & lemongrass fritters, kaffir lime, chilli jam- $2.5
Crispy spiced tofu bites, tonkatsu sauce- $3
Crispy pork belly, tamarind caramel, herb salad- $4.5

Please contact us for detailed information on more options and prices.
Pricing updated by venue 2 months ago
Pricing rated as accurate by 1 verified user

Capacity

Standing
up to 40
Dining
up to 24
Boardroom
up to 18

Catering and drinks

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

Facilities

Wi-Fi
Flatscreen TV
Flipchart
Natural light
Free on-street parking
Evaporative cooling
Fire Place
Projector
Whiteboard
PA system / speakers
Conference call facilities
Air conditioning
Storage space
Quiet space
Accommodation available

Music & sound equipment

Own music allowed
Bring your own DJ
Noise restrictions

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible
Disabled access toilets
Ground level

Rules of the space

Allowed events

Promoted and ticketed events
Wedding licence
Temporary event notices (TENs) available

Reviews and ratings

(39 reviews and ratings - )

A
Anonymous
November 2022

The ambiance was great, perfect venue for a little party, highly recommended

It was a bit hot and stuffy - no ventilation unless u keep the privacy door open. Other than that awesome venue for a little party

N
Nicole K.
July 2022

Hosted a birthday celebration at The National Hotel and could not recommend it enough. Great venue, delicious food, reasonable prices and friendly staff!

M
Molly H.
February 2021

Seamless from the team at The National Hotel, from an organisational standpoint all the way through to management on the night.

A
Anonymous
November 2022

Very easy communication and easy answers received for my questions.


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About The National Hotel

The National Hotel is the perfect place to celebrate an anniversary, birthday or special occasion.

Our venue offers four individual spaces: the outdoor dining room; 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 70 guests.

Whatever your requirements may be, we customise each event to ensure it’s a reflection of your specific needs. Our approach is always flexible and we can shape floor plans and spaces as required. We are more than happy to discuss your vision with you.

If you’re interested in hosting your next function at The National Hotel, take a look through this pack to find out what we have to offer.


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