Best Private Dining Venues in Melbourne

POSTED ON May 7, 2021

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.

*Please note that some of the room capacities may not be accurate due to COVID restrictions.

Featured image: Miss Morgan at The Victoria Hotel Melbourne

  1. Laconda
  2. The Victoria Hotel
  3. Arts Centre Melbourne
  4. Miyako Japanese Cuisine & Teppanyaki
  5. Bottega Restaurant
  6. Eureka 89
  7. Chin Chin’s at Koto Moon
  8. Adelphi Hotel
  9. The Savoy Hotel on Little Collins
  10. Hotel Lindrum
  11. Future Mountain Taproom

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1. Locanda Private Dining Room and Deli

Private Dining venue in Melbourne CBD

Locanda is an authentic Italian restaurant located at Rydges on Exhibition Street with a couple of private dining options that will impress your guests.

The Deli and Wine Cellar seats up to 14 and features a large Italian marble table, high ceilings and an overhanging glass chandelier.

The Private Dining Room is tucked away at the back of the restaurant and includes a private entrance and floor to ceiling glass wine cellars. Fitted with high ceilings, Italian marble, iconic round bar, natural timber & velvets, the ambience sets a luxurious and exciting tone. This larger room can accommodate various room set ups and suits dinner events between 15 and 50 guests.

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2. 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.

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3. Hugh Williamson Room at Arts Centre Melbourne

Intimate Meetings And Dinners With Outdoor Terrace

Located in the CBD, Arts Centre Melbourne offers 10 function rooms, including this private dining room. The inspiring space has floor to ceiling windows, plenty of natural light, and access to an adjoining terrace with impressive views over St Kilda Road towards Queen Victoria Gardens.

One of the most sought after event spaces at Arts Centre Melbourne, the High Williamson Room is popular for intimate dinner parties and boardroom style meetings up to 20 guests. The innovative culinary team showcase the best in local, seasonal produce in their menus and can tailor something bespoke to suite your style of event.

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4. Miyako Japanese Cuisine & Teppanyaki in Southbank

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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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5. 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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6. Eureka 89 at Eureka Tower, Southbank

Unrivalled Views

Eureka 89 Dining and Events is uniquely situated on Level 89 of Eureka Tower with jaw dropping panoramic views across Melbourne and Port Phillip Bay. The venue has been designed to impress your guests and provides an unforgettable setting for dinner events.

The Southern Point is more intimate and suits private dining from 20 guests. However, if you are planning a larger event, The Northern Point seats between 60 and 250 guests. From breakfast events to conferences and even degustation dinners, Eureka 90 have all bases covered, including a wide range of food and beverage packages and full AV capability.

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7. 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.

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8. 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.

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9. 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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10. 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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11. 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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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.