POSTED ON Jun 23, 2021
Looking for the perfect Christmas party venue? You can relax, here’s our top picks of Melbourne Christmas Party venues for 2021. From smart and stylish to luxe to down right fun!
- Alto Event Space
- Ballers Clubhouse
- The Victoria Hotel
- Baroq House
- Grow Event Space
- The Oxford Scholar
- The George Lounge
- Treetops at Melbourne Museum
- The Park
- College Lawn Hotel
- Campari House
- Eureka 89
1. Alto Event Space, Melbourne CBD
The WOW Factor
This premium event space located on the top floor of Melbourne’s iconic GPO building boasts thirty foot high ceilings and sweeping city views, through the floor to ceiling glass walls. The stunning brass bar, polished concrete floors and large outdoor terrace will make jaws drop.
Operated by Damn Fine Food, your staff or clients are in for a treat with a range of innovative menus and beverage packages available to suit both cocktail events and seated dining. The capacity is 400 guests standing and up to 150 guests for sit down. Alto is a versatile space with moveable partitions to allow for a range of guest numbers.
It’s lavish and it’s sought after. Book in before it’s too late!
2. Ballers Clubhouse, China Town
Fun Fun Fun
It’s new, it’s different and it’s a lot of fun. Steer away from the “norm” this season and book one of the many cool rooms at Ballers Clubhouse. Here’s just a taster:
This Miami-inspired hotel room features 4 shufflecourts, cabanas and a giant swim-up style bar – what more could you want? Ideal if your company has between 30 and 80 staff.
Ping Pong Galore
Ballers like to cater for ping pong fanatics. Their “Ping Pong Precinct” is a private room with 7 tables, room to dance and DJ party vibes; great for larger parties between 80 and 200 guests. If your team like a bit of Ping Pong but you are looking for something a bit more dialled down; “Champions Bar” is a decadent private playroom with a mix of ottomans, couches, a private bar and a Ping Pong table centre piece for casual game play. Champions Bar holds up to 50 guests.
A good selection of canape menus and drinks packages are available to keep you and your people nourished throughout the games.
3. The Victoria Hotel, Melbourne CBD
Versatile EOY Functions
Looking for a seamless and flawlessly delivered event; The Victoria Hotel has Christmas all wrapped up for you. Conveniently located on Little Collins Street in the heart of the Melbourne CBD, The Victoria Hotel offers several versatile event spaces and room configurations to match your needs.
Whether it’s an intimate gathering in one of their private dining rooms or a gala event in the art deco inspired ballroom; the catering, AV, technology and service is top notch. The menu has a strong focus on locally sourced and seasonal ingredients.
4. Baroq House, Melbourne CBD
Glamorous Christmas Functions
Be remembered for organising the most luxurious Christmas party in your company’s history at Baroq House. Choose between a private booth or table, or wow your crowd with exclusive venue hire. These guys have hosted some large and well known organisations over the years and can certainly deliver a bespoke and stylish affair with a bang.
Delicious canapes and sharing platters are on the menu and tailored and themed menus can be also be created.
5. Grow Event Space, Bayside
Surrounded by Greenery
We love this bright and and fresh venue space located in the grounds of Gills nursery. It’s abundant in natural light and lush greenery with an open plan design. Inside, the polished concrete, natural oak and floor to ceiling windows bring the outside in. Step outside to the pool terrace for a pre-meal drink and soak up the surrounding plant life and designer pots.
Catering partners Blakes Feast put on a fantastic all inclusive food and drinks package for both sit down and cocktail style Christmas functions. Sit down is $175pp and cocktail style is $150pp (minimum 50 guests). The venue is all yours for the 4 hours and includes use of the in-house AV equipment. Onsite parking is free. Find out more
6. The Oxford Scholar, Melbourne CBD
Christmas in July / Christmas Functions 2021
Its official – 2021 is the year of ‘Any Excuse to Celebrate’, and The Oxford Scholar have gone “all out” in ensuring you are full of cheer, whether’s it’s an EOFY party, Christmas in July function or the big shin dig at the end of the year. For Chrimbo lovers, they offer a bespoke canape menu with a Christmas twist; think pigs in blankets, beefy Yorkshires, and mini Christmas puds.
With a variety of canapes and drinks packages, function areas and the capability to accommodate sit-down or cocktail functions, the Oxford will take care of the details so that you and your crew can relax and enjoy the festivities!
7. The George Lounge, St Kilda
Self Catering Venue
In the basement of the heritage listed George Hotel, you’ll find a 1970s Miami and New York inspired luxe lounge with laid back vibes. It has recently gone through a complete facelift and is a gem of a spot for functions. It has a total capacity of 120 guests and an open plan design but you have 3 options; full venue (120 people), Main Bar (100 people) and the VIP Side room (30-50people)
This is a full licensed bar venue with a range of drinks packages available. You can however organise your own catering, so if you have something in mind, chat with the venue.
And, if there are some serious party animals in your crew, The George Lounge has a late license.
8. Treetops, Carlton Gardens
A beautiful location to celebrate the year; Treetops at Melbourne Museum is a favourite spot for EOY events, festive luncheons and presentations. With floor-to-ceiling glass and stunning views over historic Carlton Gardens, the natural light floods the fresh, modern space.
9. The Park, Albert Park
A Lakeside Event
This premium waterside events venue is easily accessible from the Melbourne CBD and offers a tranquil lakeside setting and Melbourne city skyline views. As well as the spectacular views, your guests will also be in awe of the unique interiors with lofty high ceilings, polished concrete floors and chandeliers.
The Christmas food and drinks packages showcase a range of menus, offering traditional cuisine that is enhanced by contemporary flair. A lunch, dinner or lavish cocktail party, The Park can host events from 50 through to 500 guests.
10. College Lawn Hotel, Prahan
Relaxed Christmas Parties
This iconic Melbourne pub makes you feel right at home and will relax even the most stressed out member of your team. The function spaces include; the “Beer Garden” with a sheltered section, the “Courtyard Bar” with a high retractable roof and the inviting and light-filled “Terrace” room.
The venue offers almost every catering style you could ask for; platters, canapes, sit-down menus and BBQ packages. Beverage packages are also available, as well as Bar tab. College Lawn Hotel will be in high demand this season, check out their spaces and send an enquiry
11. Campari House
Celebrations on Hardware Lane
Expect a real Melbourne experience at the fun, yet sophisticated Campari House on Hardware Lane. The function spaces include two rooftop bars, a cocktail bar and lounge and a formal function room for sit down luncheons.
These guys usually put on a good variety of fun Christmas packages that include drinks. Food options range from gourmet pizza platters and canapés to a 3 course set menu. You could even treat your team to a cocktail master class to thank them for a great year.
Request a package from Campari House
12. Eureka 89
Stunning Private Dining Experience
You’ve had a great year, your team or clients are amazing and you want to treat them to the very best. Look no further and secure your spot at Eureka 89.
Together, you can soak up unrivalled views at Level 89 of Eureka Tower with the jaw dropping panorama across Melbourne and Port Phillip Bay. Enjoy exquisite food and drinks whilst being waited on in this unique setting.
There is a private dining area on the South Point that suits groups over 20 people. Larger events are catered for on the Northern Point of the venue. If you have a big gala event planned, the maximum capacity is 400 guests for the entire venue.
Request a package from Eureka 89
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