With Christmas right around the corner, now is the time to start planning the festivities. Whether it be a work cocktail party, dinner with your closest friends or a lazy lunch with the family Christmas is the time of year where everyone comes together to celebrate. There are many venues around Melbourne that are ideal for holding your work or social Christmas festivities. Here are some of our favourite venues at Christmas time.
What could be better than celebrating Christmas in the beautiful heritage style building of the Auburn Hotel? Offering a warm and friendly atmosphere with loads of history, the Auburn has a variety of spaces for cocktail parties or sit down dinners.
On the ground floor is The Club Room, where you and your guests can enjoy each other’s company whilst still being able to soak up the vibrant atmosphere of the pub. The venue features an open fireplace, private undercover courtyard and can accommodate up to 50 people. Upstairs The Corner Room is a private function space perfect for small cocktail parties. It caters for up to 40 people seated or 80 standing and also features an open fireplace and digital projector. If you’re looking to enjoy the warmer weather outside, look into hiring out the beer garden which features picnic tables and umbrellas dotted throughout.
Make this Christmas unforgettable! Enjoy your Christmas celebrations at O’Connell’s with some of the best food in South Melbourne. If you’re looking for something extra special why not book out one of O’Connell’s private function rooms.
The Front Room is located on the ground floor with large windows facing out towards the courtyard and features a cosy fireplace. The front room can accommodate up to 28 people, ideal for a small Christmas break up for the office. Alternatively, the Kalka Room and Richardson Room are located on the second floor. Both offer bright, intimate spaces perfect for creating the holiday spirit.
Get on top of your Christmas function planning, and contact us about hosting your Christmas event at The Duke. Choose from the popular Duke Bar and Upper Terrace areas on the Ground Floor, or the recently opened Level One, where you can hire the stylish Lounge Bar or Dining Hall, plus the Outdoor Deck with its magnificent views over Flinders and Russell Streets. Our team will make sure your Christmas celebration is a memorable one.
Looking for a function space close to home this Christmas? The Vincent is located in Albert Park and is the ideal space to host a Christmas event for those located in Melbourne’s south. With five elegant rooms to choose from, The Vincent will have the perfect space for your event. There are a variety of menu options to choose from including the canapé menu with everything from freshly shucked oysters to Moroccan lamb skewers.
Alternatively, there is the set menu option which is designed to be served family style to evoke conversation and offer more choices for your guests. If you would prefer to be served traditional style, individually plated menus are also available. Whatever your needs The Vincent will do their best to cater to any occasion.