Cellar Bar at The Grace Darling Hotel

  57 reviews  – 
114 Smith Street, Melbourne, 3066
Collingwood

About this space

Historically known as the birthplace of the Collingwood football club!
This candlelit Cellar Bar provides a shadowy, rustic and intimate atmosphere for both sit-down meals or casual standing events.

The independent bar and sound system allow this totally private dining area to be transformed into your own space for up to 40 seated guests or 60 standing.

Now open for Thursday lunch bookings November - December!


Event offers and packages

Christmas Party Offers

$1500 min. spend
Minimum Spend
$1500 minimum spend
Details of the space

- Private bar
- Independently fitted sound system
- Capacity of 55 people seated or 70 standing
- Connect your music device straight in with your own playlist
- AV capabilities

Enquire for more details!

Prices

Sunday
4:00 pm – 11:00 pm
from $1500 min. spend
Per session
4:00 pm – 11:00 pm
from $1500 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 1:00 am. All prices include GST.
We offer a range of food and beverage options to cater to any budget and event big or small.

Canapés
Our canapé options are a mix of modern appetizer's and classic crowd pleaser finger food.
Packages starting from $22 per person.

Grazing Table
A large selection of cheeses, cured meats, dips and other snacks set up on arrival for guests to help themselves to.
Prices starting at $15 per person.

Banquet Menu
If you would prefer a sit-down dinner we offer a banquet style menu which is generously portioned and designed to be shared. Optional 2, or 3 courses. You have the choice of 3 of the main options, depending on your taste.
Prices starting from $60 per person.

Christmas Function
If you're planning a Christmas end of year lunch or dinner, ask us about our Christmas banquet menu. Complete with a range of classic Aussie Christmas dishes for the perfect festive feast!
Prices starting from $70.

We can cater to most dietary requirements and picky eaters!
Monday
Closed
Note: Alcohol licence until 1:00 am. All prices include GST.
We offer a range of food and beverage options to cater to any budget and event big or small.

Canapés
Our canapé options are a mix of modern appetizer's and classic crowd pleaser finger food.
Packages starting from $22 per person.

Grazing Table
A large selection of cheeses, cured meats, dips and other snacks set up on arrival for guests to help themselves to.
Prices starting at $15 per person.

Banquet Menu
If you would prefer a sit-down dinner we offer a banquet style menu which is generously portioned and designed to be shared. Optional 2, or 3 courses. You have the choice of 3 of the main options, depending on your taste.
Prices starting from $60 per person.

Christmas Function
If you're planning a Christmas end of year lunch or dinner, ask us about our Christmas banquet menu. Complete with a range of classic Aussie Christmas dishes for the perfect festive feast!
Prices starting from $70.

We can cater to most dietary requirements and picky eaters!
Tuesday
4:00 pm – 11:00 pm
from $1500 min. spend
Per session
4:00 pm – 11:00 pm
from $1500 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 1:00 am. All prices include GST.
We offer a range of food and beverage options to cater to any budget and event big or small.

Canapés
Our canapé options are a mix of modern appetizer's and classic crowd pleaser finger food.
Packages starting from $22 per person.

Grazing Table
A large selection of cheeses, cured meats, dips and other snacks set up on arrival for guests to help themselves to.
Prices starting at $15 per person.

Banquet Menu
If you would prefer a sit-down dinner we offer a banquet style menu which is generously portioned and designed to be shared. Optional 2, or 3 courses. You have the choice of 3 of the main options, depending on your taste.
Prices starting from $60 per person.

Christmas Function
If you're planning a Christmas end of year lunch or dinner, ask us about our Christmas banquet menu. Complete with a range of classic Aussie Christmas dishes for the perfect festive feast!
Prices starting from $70.

We can cater to most dietary requirements and picky eaters!
Wednesday
4:00 pm – 11:00 pm
from $1500 min. spend
Per session
4:00 pm – 11:00 pm
from $1500 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 1:00 am. All prices include GST.
We offer a range of food and beverage options to cater to any budget and event big or small.

Canapés
Our canapé options are a mix of modern appetizer's and classic crowd pleaser finger food.
Packages starting from $22 per person.

Grazing Table
A large selection of cheeses, cured meats, dips and other snacks set up on arrival for guests to help themselves to.
Prices starting at $15 per person.

Banquet Menu
If you would prefer a sit-down dinner we offer a banquet style menu which is generously portioned and designed to be shared. Optional 2, or 3 courses. You have the choice of 3 of the main options, depending on your taste.
Prices starting from $60 per person.

Christmas Function
If you're planning a Christmas end of year lunch or dinner, ask us about our Christmas banquet menu. Complete with a range of classic Aussie Christmas dishes for the perfect festive feast!
Prices starting from $70.

We can cater to most dietary requirements and picky eaters!
Thursday
4:00 pm – 11:00 pm
from $1500 min. spend
Per session
4:00 pm – 11:00 pm
from $1500 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 1:00 am. All prices include GST.
We offer a range of food and beverage options to cater to any budget and event big or small.

Canapés
Our canapé options are a mix of modern appetizer's and classic crowd pleaser finger food.
Packages starting from $22 per person.

Grazing Table
A large selection of cheeses, cured meats, dips and other snacks set up on arrival for guests to help themselves to.
Prices starting at $15 per person.

Banquet Menu
If you would prefer a sit-down dinner we offer a banquet style menu which is generously portioned and designed to be shared. Optional 2, or 3 courses. You have the choice of 3 of the main options, depending on your taste.
Prices starting from $60 per person.

Christmas Function
If you're planning a Christmas end of year lunch or dinner, ask us about our Christmas banquet menu. Complete with a range of classic Aussie Christmas dishes for the perfect festive feast!
Prices starting from $70.

We can cater to most dietary requirements and picky eaters!
Friday
12:00 pm – 1:00 am
from $3000 min. spend
Per session
12:00 pm – 1:00 am
from $3000 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 1:00 am. All prices include GST.
We offer a range of food and beverage options to cater to any budget and event big or small.

Canapés
Our canapé options are a mix of modern appetizer's and classic crowd pleaser finger food.
Packages starting from $22 per person.

Grazing Table
A large selection of cheeses, cured meats, dips and other snacks set up on arrival for guests to help themselves to.
Prices starting at $15 per person.

Banquet Menu
If you would prefer a sit-down dinner we offer a banquet style menu which is generously portioned and designed to be shared. Optional 2, or 3 courses. You have the choice of 3 of the main options, depending on your taste.
Prices starting from $60 per person.

Christmas Function
If you're planning a Christmas end of year lunch or dinner, ask us about our Christmas banquet menu. Complete with a range of classic Aussie Christmas dishes for the perfect festive feast!
Prices starting from $70.

We can cater to most dietary requirements and picky eaters!
Saturday
12:00 pm – 1:00 am
from $3000 min. spend
Per session
12:00 pm – 1:00 am
from $3000 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 1:00 am. All prices include GST.
We offer a range of food and beverage options to cater to any budget and event big or small.

Canapés
Our canapé options are a mix of modern appetizer's and classic crowd pleaser finger food.
Packages starting from $22 per person.

Grazing Table
A large selection of cheeses, cured meats, dips and other snacks set up on arrival for guests to help themselves to.
Prices starting at $15 per person.

Banquet Menu
If you would prefer a sit-down dinner we offer a banquet style menu which is generously portioned and designed to be shared. Optional 2, or 3 courses. You have the choice of 3 of the main options, depending on your taste.
Prices starting from $60 per person.

Christmas Function
If you're planning a Christmas end of year lunch or dinner, ask us about our Christmas banquet menu. Complete with a range of classic Aussie Christmas dishes for the perfect festive feast!
Prices starting from $70.

We can cater to most dietary requirements and picky eaters!
Pricing updated by venue 1 month ago
Pricing rated as accurate by 1 verified user

Capacity

Standing
up to 60
Dining
up to 40
Theatre
up to 40
Boardroom
up to 30
Cabaret
up to 18
Classroom
up to 30

Catering and drinks

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

Facilities

Wi-Fi
Projector
Flatscreen TV
PA system / speakers
Air conditioning
Free on-street parking
Paid parking facilities available nearby
Fully equipped bar
Independant PA, own music can be played
Whiteboard
Flipchart
Conference call facilities
Natural light
Storage space
Quiet space
Accommodation available

Music & sound equipment

Own music allowed
Bring your own DJ
Noise restrictions

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible

Rules of the space

Allowed events

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

Reviews and ratings

(57 reviews and ratings - )

J
Jeremy R.
November 2023

Really great venue for what I needed... My guests all raved about it!

P
Peter R.
October 2023

Great atmosphere, great food, friendly and helpful staff, loved the historical aspect, perfect location.

Lack of toilet facilities on the cellar level was difficult for guests with limited mobility.

M
Michael F.
December 2022

Great team. Really welcoming and accommodating. Highly recommended.

D
Dara A.
November 2022

Excellent - we all had a very enjoyable evening. Thank you!


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About The Grace Darling Hotel

Located in the heart of vibrant Smith St Collingwood, the Grace has established itself as one of inner city Melbourne's best function venues and is the perfect place for your event.

Built in 1852, Melbourne's second oldest hotel has been beautifully refurbished, mixing trendy, modern elements with historical charm.

We offer 3 unique spaces for events up to 150 people.
We have hosted a wide range of events that have made us truly adaptable. From sit down dinner parties for 10 to 100 people, cocktail parties, live music events, weddings, product launches, corporate events and almost every other event imaginable.

Our friendly function team can create the perfect food and beverage package to suit your needs and can tailor your event to your specific requirements and host an event to remember!


Other spaces and event packages at this venue

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minimum spend / per afternoon
from $1000
minimum spend / per session

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