Imperial Bourke St Rooftop bar

The Oldest and Most Versatile Pub in Melbourne

Take your next function or event to the next level by hiring out one of our many available function room options here at Imperial Bourke St. Established as a hotel in 1863, the iconic hotel is the third-oldest pub in Melbourne. With an array of recently refurbished rooms across Level One and one of the most impressive rooftop spaces in Melbourne, Imperial Bourke St has a space to suit every occasion and any sized event.

Hold your next event in one of the oldest, and most versatile pubs Melbourne has to offer

Located in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD, with easy access to Parliament Station and most central tram routes, hosting your event Imperial Hotel is effortless.  Contact our friendly and professional functions team today to discuss options; they’re on hand to help create the perfect event to suit your needs, with stores of experience to perfectly tailor the event to suit your theme, budget, food, and also beverage requirements.

Whether you’re hosting a wedding reception, lavish engagement, corporate event, milestone birthday, an intimate dinner celebration, or just a friendly get together, Imperial Bourke Street is the ideal choice.

Imperial Rooftop

If you’re looking for a function space to impress your guests you’ve come to the right spot. Nestled atop the Imperial Hotel lies one of Melbourne’s most impressive rooftop bars, and the best news is this show stopping space is available for you to hire. Featuring a private bar, kitchen, and bathrooms, with relaxed lounge seating, plenty of space and 20 newly installed heaters (for those cooler Melbourne moments!), Imperial’s rooftop bar is perfect for any occasion. With space for up to 270 guests cocktail style, unparalleled views across Parliament House and Bourke St, choose to hire the glamorous rooftop for your next function or event.

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Level One

Available as individual rooms for hire, did you know you can also hire the whole Level One exclusively at Imperial Bourke St?  An impressive space, with space for up to 200 guests cocktail style, you’ll also enjoy your own bar, private bathrooms, an enclosed outdoor area and stunning views across Spring St to Parliament House. With 3 large screen televisions and 3 projector screens, this area is perfect for either corporate showcases or a large cocktail style event.

Bi-fold doors between each room also create the option for fully flexible function spaces worthy of any event. Read on for information on individual rooms.

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Cabinet Room

The only function room on Level One complete with its own private bar and lounge area, The Cabinet Room also opens out onto a newly refurbished outdoor area as an optional exclusive hire, making it the perfect space to impress your guests! Ideal for anything event from seated private dinners, to cocktail style parties, and business events,  the Cabinet Room fits up to 100 guests standing, or 60 seated.

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Treasury Room

With a perfect setup for corporate functions or meetings, the Treasury Room seats up to 30 guests seated. Located aside the Cabinet and Parliament Rooms, the Treasury Room has recently been renovated, making it an ideal space to host an intimate cocktail-style function for up to 50 guests.

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Parliament Room

Named for the spectacular views over Parliament House, this bright, light filled room is the is a perfect spot for your next intimate event or celebration.
With space for up to 50 guests standing, or 40 seated, as well as an in-built projector and large screen TV, this room is ideal for private dining events or corporate meetings.

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Whole Venue

For those extra-large functions or events, the option is there to book out The Imperial as a whole venue! This includes ground floor, level one and all function rooms, as well as the Imperial rooftop. For enquiries, please contact our Function Coordinators on 1800 836 837 or complete an enquiry form below.

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Cabinet Room Imperial Bourke

For more information, or to book your next event at Imperial Bourke Street, contact our friendly functions, team. today! Phone 1800 836 837, or email: