Best Private Dining Venues in Melbourne

POSTED ON Aug 2, 2023

Top Melbourne Private Dining Rooms to Impress your Guests


You might be organising a special family occasion, intimate celebration, significant business dinner or even planning an elopement wedding. Melbourne has a fine selection of private dining rooms to impress your guests. From modern and sleek to traditional and charming, check out our top picks below.

Featured image: Miss Morgan at The Victoria Hotel Melbourne

  1. The Victoria Hotel
  2. Miyako Japanese Cuisine & Teppanyaki
  3. Bottega Restaurant
  4. Toorak Hotel
  5. Pinchy’s
  6. Adelphi Hotel
  7. The Savoy Hotel on Little Collins
  8. Hotel Lindrum
  9. Future Mountain Taproom
  10. Chin Chin’s at Koto Moon

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1. The Victoria Hotel

Historic Hotel With Two Private Dining Rooms

Heightened ceilings, pendant lighting and deep charcoal finishes create an atmospheric, intimate dining experience at Miss Miley. Located within Mister Munroe at The Victoria Hotel, the space is perfect for special occasions and corporate meetings for up to 16 guests around a long dining table. The menu is focussed around locally grown produce.

In addition, the venue also offers the modern art deco inspired private dining room; Miss Morgan. Also catered for by Mister Munroe restaurant and bar, it oozes a sophisticated and contemporary feel. Miss Morgan can seat up to 24 around a long table.

Find out more about the Miss Miley and Miss Morgan

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2. Miyako Japanese Cuisine & Teppanyaki in Southbank

Dinner Events

Situated next to Yarra River in Southbank, Miyako is one Melbournes favourite destinations for Japanese Cuisine & Teppanyaki. Well geared up for private dining and events, it offers four spaces for your special occasion, whether it’s private or corporate.

From the Tatami Room made of rice straw to the Dining Hall with floor to ceiling windows overlooking Yarra River, you are spoiled for choice. The attractive rooms cater for events between 5 and 45 guests. Tailored menus are available and the venue is dedicated to serving up an extraordinary culinary experience.

See all spaces at Miyako Japanese Cuisine & Teppanyaki

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3. Bottega

Modern Italian in Melbourne CBD

Situated on the first floor overlooking leafy Bourke St , Bottega offer elegant private dining rooms for special occasions. Serving modern Italian cuisine and an excellent wine list, Bottega host events including corporate lunches & dinners, private celebrations, intimate weddings and wine dinners.

Suited for group sizes between 10 and 60, if you are looking for beautiful food and wine, Bottega will deliver in spades. Find out more about these private function rooms at Bottega.

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4. Toorak Hotel

Intimate Celebrations or Business Luncheons

Located in Hawksburn Village, Toorak Hotel offers various event spaces including an intimate space located within the main dining room, featuring two sliding doors that create a private atmosphere when closed.

Whether you’re after an intimate family birthday celebration or looking to host a corporate luncheon, this room is a great pick for groups up to 30 guests.

Request a package for private dining at Toorak Hotel

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5. Pinchy’s in Melbourne CBD

Sustainably Sourced Seafood Menu

Indulge in a premium dining experience at one of Melbourne’s finest private dinner venues, where an award-winning menu and an exquisite Champagne bar await. Nestled at 200 Bourke Street, this exceptional venue specialises in a delightful array of sustainably sourced, wild-caught seafood, presented in small portions to allow you to savour a variety of culinary delights.

Drawing inspiration from the coastal charm of San Sebastien, the venue offers a memorable experience for you and your guests, whether you choose the sophisticated Champagne Garden Balcony or the elegant Art Nouveau Dining Room.

Find out more about a private dinner at Pinchy’s

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6. Adelphi Boardroom at Adelphi Hotel

Bright And Modern

Located on the 8th floor of Adelphi Hotel, facing Flinders Lane, this 45sqm boardroom seats up to 14 guests and offers an abundance of natural light.

A quiet and stylish room, it’s often used as a private dining room and includes a Full HD projector and screen, making it ideal for hosting a private screening or watching a sporting event.

Send an enquiry

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7. The Savoy Hotel on Little Collins

Art Deco Features

This beautiful art deco heritage building is even more charming on the inside as it is on the outside. With elegant function rooms, all with classic features, it makes the perfect spot for a private dinner.

Williams Room can cater for up to 12 people around one long table and The Spencer Room can hold up to 25 boardroom style or 50 on banquet round tables. Both rooms are carpeted with large windows.

Find out more about Private Dining at The Savoy Hotel on Little Collins

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8. Hotel Lindrum

Boutique Meetings And Private Dining

The Australian Room at Hotel Lindrum is an elegant room for boutique meetings and private dining up to 10 guests in a boardroom style. The small but well regarded Felt Restaurant takes care of the catering and with access to a kitchenette, private bathroom and AV equipment, it’s a top pick for those all important meetings.

Hotel Lindrum is well situated on Flinders Street for access to the city with 59 modern hotel rooms.

Australian Room at Hotel Lindrum

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9. Future Mountain Brewing

Relaxed Gatherings At Brewery Venue in Reservoir

Located in Melbourne’s Northern suburb of Reservoir, Future Mountain Tap Room is a blend of contemporary industrial space with rustic farmhouse charm. The Barrel table is the perfect space for an intimate gathering of up to 16. Surrounded by oak barrels, high ceilings and warehouse design elements, it evokes a casual, yet intimate atmosphere for a celebration between family and friends.

The venue offers a small range of share plates and snacks and of course the Farmhouse inspired beers brewed on site.

Enquire about The Barrel Table at Future Mountain Brewing

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10. Chin Chin’s at Koto Moon In Carlton North

South East Asian Private Dining with BYO Wine

Koto Moon is known for its tasty Asian dishes and cosy ambience. With two small function rooms available for private dinners, it’s a top spot to get friends and family together for an intimate celebration.

As well as attentive service and great value, they also allow BYO wine. The smaller dining room has a capacity of 16 guests and the larger one; 20 guests.

Find out more about private dining at Koto Moon

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For more great venues in and around the Melbourne area, head over to our helpful search function on the venues Melbourne page. You’ll find it really easy to find a close matching venue for your event needs, whatever the occasion.