With another year coming to a close, we wanted to look back at some of our favourite event spaces! From conference spaces to elegant restaurants and modern hotels – there is a space that will suit any event you have planned for 2023! 

1. Waterfront Bar, The Promenade Docklands

The Promenade Docklands is a stunning waterfront venue boasting exquisite event spaces with sweeping waterfront views that make for a picturesque event. Waterfront Room & Bar features floor-to-ceiling glass windows and a large undercover balcony making it the perfect venue for corporate functions, evening events and meetings.

  • Venue: The Promenade Docklands
  • Address: Suite 2, Level 1/78 Newquay Promenade, Docklands VIC 3008
  • Capacity: 150
  • Event Type: Private parties, Networking venues

2. Exclusive Hire, Victoria Star Cruises

Blow your guests away by taking your event to the water! Docked on the iconic Docklands, Victoria Star Cruises is a beautiful vessel that takes you cruising down the Yarra River and Port Philip Bay, making for a truly memorable event. The vessel features a main deck, sun deck and bar with capacity to host up to 350 guests.

  • Venue: Victoria Star Cruises
  • Address: Docklands VIC 3008
  • Capacity: 350
  • Event Type: Private dining, Private parties, Team away days, Wedding, Networking venues

3. Exclusive Hire, Pure South Dining

Delivering a modern style of dining featuring the best Tasmanian produce can find, Pure South Dining delivers an immaculate menu with fresh food. The restaurant is located on the first floor of the Southgate Restaurant & Shopping Precinct and boasts views of the Yarra River.

  • Venue: Pure South Dining
  • Address: MR6 Mid Level Southgate Building, 3 Southgate Ave, Southbank VIC 3006
  • Capacity: 300
  • Event Type: Conference, Networking venues, Presentation, Private dining, Private parties, Wedding

4. The Como Room, Royal South Yarra Lawn Tennis Club

A Club steeped in the history of Australian tennis, Royal South Yarra Lawn Tennis Club offers a variety of event spaces that are surrounded by 10 superbly maintained grass courts. As one of Australia’s most prestigious private clubs, Royal South Yarra can host your private function in a space with natural light and stunning views of the greenery.

  • Venue: Royal South Yarra Lawn Tennis Club
  • Address: 310 Williams Rd N, Toorak VIC 3142
  • Capacity: 300
  • Event Type: Conference, Meeting workshop, Networking venues, Presentation, Private dining, Private parties, Wedding

5. Atrium, The Royal Melbourne Hotel

Whether you need a buzzy atmosphere for a social get-together, a private room for a presentation, a table for a team lunch/dinner, or a major corporate event, The Royal Melbourne has a space for you! The Atrium is a light-filled space with hanging plants and views of the sky through the glass-enclosed roof.

  • Venue: The Royal Melbourne Hotel
  • Address: 629 Bourke St, Melbourne VIC 3000
  • Capacity: 650
  • Event Type: Private dining, Private parties, Team away days, Presentation, Networking venues

6. Exclusive Hire, Ballers Clubhouse

Located in the heart of Melbourne CBD, Ballers Clubhouse is the ultimate social venue with a range of fun spaces that will keep the party going all night long. With 10 ping pong tables, 6 dart booths, 6 shuffleboard tables and 2 pool tables, your guests will be entertained throughout the event.

  • Venue: Ballers Clubhouse
  • Address: 2 Coverlid Pl, Melbourne VIC 3000
  • Capacity: 1000
  • Event Type: Private parties, Team away days, Networking venues

7. Dining Room, Tetto Di Carolina

Modern, bright and warm, Tetto Di Carolina invites you into their magnificent venue, transporting you to the likes of Rome or London. Their modern dining room is connected by a bar area that leads to an outdoor terrace with a retractable roof. This versatile space is perfect for parties where you can sip on delicious cocktails whilst dining or enjoying live music.

  • Venue: Tetto Di Carolina
  • Address: 48 Toorak Rd, South Yarra VIC 3141
  • Capacity: 40
  • Event Type: Private dining, Private parties, Wedding, Networking venues

8. Eva’s Restaurant & Bar, Pullman Melbourne on Swanston

The perfect spot for a romantic dinner, working lunch or after-work drink, Eva’s Restaurant located at the Pullman Melbourne offers a contemporary and sleek event space. With classic home-style cooking and exceptional hospitality, your guests will enjoy settling into this elegant restaurant for an evening.

  • Venue: Pullman Melbourne on Swanston
  • Address: 195 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3000
  • Capacity: 150
  • Event Type: Private dining, Private parties, Networking venues

9. Exclusive Hire, Kumo Izakaya & Sake Bar

Moody, lively and intimate, Kumo Izakaya & Sake Bar was once an old bank and is now transformed into an eclectic Japanese restaurant. With a Japanese industrial-style interior paired with a relaxing atmosphere, this groovy bar is ideal for work dinners or private parties.

  • Venue: Kumo Izakaya & Sake Bar
  • Address: 152 Lygon St, Brunswick East VIC 3057
  • Capacity: 156
  • Event Type: Private dining, Private parties, Wedding, Networking venues

10. The Incubator, Fixation Brewing

Conveniently located on Smith St in Collingwood, The Incubator is a spacious brewing space filled with natural light and plenty of good vibes. With a wide selection of beers on tap, this is the ultimate gathering space for parties, corporate functions or after-work drinks.

  • Venue: Fixation Brewing
  • Address: 414 Smith St, Collingwood VIC 3066
  • Capacity: 100
  • Event Type: Private dining, Private parties, Networking venues

When it comes to finding the favourite venue, Melbourne bookers can trust HeadBox to help find the perfect space for a memorable event. So let’s get started – contact the HeadBox team today!


1. Who can use HeadBox?

Anyone! Whether you’re a corporate booker looking for a private dining room, meeting room, Christmas or EOFY party venue or you’re a social booker looking for the perfect spot to host your birthday party, hens night or wedding – HeadBox has you covered.

2. What is HeadBox?

HeadBox connects corporate and consumer bookers with venues and suppliers and is the easy way to book, manage and deliver everything in one place. No long searches, no stress, no hidden costs.

3. How do I submit an event brief?

Submitting an event brief is an easy process. Our intuitive brief builder will take you through a series of questions collecting all the necessary details needed to host a great event. We want to know details such as where your event will take place, on what date, how many people are attending, and what your total budget is. Once you submit this information, relevant and available venues will respond to your brief!

4. How long will it take for venues to respond?

Our venues are super quick to respond! You should receive responses or a proposal within 24-48 business hours.

5. What are the top 5 things to consider when choosing a venue?

The cost, the location, style, capacity & catering options.