The best places to host your Christmas party
Melbourne’s oldest licensed pub is also one of the top places to host your Christmas festivities. Whether you’re after a private or semi-private function space, you’re in safe hands with these event wizards.
Visit The Duke website.
If you require nothing less than grandiose for your yuletide celebration, than look no further than Albert Park’s The Vincent, which houses a selection of grand function spaces within the historic exterior.
Visit The Vincent website.
Head to Bay Street in Port Melbourne to this award-winning venue that is very versatile when it comes to hosting events. Choose between the dining room (seated or standing), upstairs, the lounge, or the whole venue.
Visit The Exchange Hotel website.
Cocktail parties, sit-down dinners, large corporate functions: it’s all possible here at the Golden Gate Hotel, which has sat on the corner of Clarendon and Coventry streets in South Melbourne since 1853.
Visit the Golden Gate Hotel website.
The drawcard is in the name: this Toorak function space has a wine menu that will impress even the biggest connoisseur. On top of that, 505 Wine Room also has a range of small private spaces perfect for intimate functions and dinners.
Visit the 505 Wine Room website.
Large open front windows offering beautiful views of Chapel Street, cosy function spaces and friendly staff: what’s not to love about this South Yarra joint? Plus, just try to resist the canapé menu, which includes Coffin Bay oysters, Thai beef salads and spicy lamb croquettes.
Visit the Imperial South Yarra website.
Seafood fans, this one’s for you. Head to the House of Crabs in St Kilda for a cracking good time: we’re talking high quality crab, mussels and delectable sides. Plus, it’s a warmly lit, comfortable space that’s perfect for that Christmas cheer you’re looking for.
Visit the House of Crabs website.