A stylish pub and bistro occupying a prime position on Bay Street, Port Melbourne. If you’re after a laid-back ambience, mouth-watering menu and extensive beverage list The Exchange is the place for you! With a choice of private and semi-private function rooms, The Exchange is the ultimate function venue for your next event or party.
The Exchange has a number of spaces to choose from including the Dining Room, the Lounge and the Upstairs private function room.
The Dining Room – Casual Dining
Perfect for a work lunch or dinner with the team through to large cocktail events, The Dining Room is a spacious room with classic décor. The warm colours throughout the space will ensure your event has an intimate feel. There are plenty of delicious menu options in the Dining Room, from a two-course feasting style set menu or a traditional menu style with individually plated meals.
The Lounge – Relaxed drinks
This is the perfect space for a group wanting some general venue atmosphere with the exclusivity of your own area. The Lounge is a semi-private area with large open fireplace and upholstered burgundy couches. It is ideal for social get-togethers and birthday celebrations where your group will have private access to the main bar and direct access to the outdoor area. At 10 pm the resident DJ sets up to play to the entire venue, so you can have a dance to your favourite tunes and party the night away.
Upstairs – Special Occasions
Simple and elegant, Upstairs at The Exchange is a blank canvas for you to create your perfect event space. Boasting state of the art audio visual equipment this area is suitable for work meetings and conferences. It is also ideal for special birthdays and engagements with its own private bar and convertible dance floor. If organising a stand-up cocktail-style event go for the canapé menu with cold and hot bites, grazing bowls and a selection of desserts to choose from.
Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, hosting a cocktail party or organising a corporate event, our friendly and professional function team can help you create the perfect occasion to suit your theme, budget and food and beverage requirements.