Melbourne Function Venues

Host your next event with up to 200 guests at our award-winning function venue in South Yarra

Featuring modern function rooms, award winning menus and professional service, the Botanical has earned its reputation as an institution in Melbourne’s hospitality scene.

Function Types

Whether you’re planning an extravagant cocktail party with clients and colleagues or an intimate meal with friends and family, we have a range of function rooms and catering options to ensure your event is a huge success.

Birthday Parties

Mark your upcoming milestone with a memorable meal among friends and family, or toast to another year older with canapés and Champagne. View our range of birthday party packages now.

Christmas Parties

From corporate cocktail parties to festive dining with clients and colleagues, celebrate your 2019 Christmas party at the best function venue in Melbourne.

Engagement Parties

Fall in love with one of South Yarra’s best engagement party venues. Our stunning decor, professional staff, and incredible menus offer everything you need to throw the engagement party of your dreams.

Private Dining

Our private dining rooms can host a range of events including boardroom meetings, team planning sessions, long luncheons and intimate dinners. View our private dining packages now.

Function Rooms

Discover five function rooms available to hire for a wide range of events such as cocktail functions, product or media launches, dinners and corporate functions.


Revel in the atmosphere of this sophisticated function space and enjoy an intimate meal from one of Melbourne’s most acclaimed dining rooms. Hire this area exclusively and enjoy access to the private bar and AV facilities.

Sitting: 80  |  Standing: 150

The Bar

From product launches to corporate cocktail parties our bar is available to hire for exclusive events. Impress your guests from this stylish function space and enjoy access to the open-air courtyard.

Standing: 200


This semi-outdoor space provides ambient lighting and views of the Royal Botanic Gardens. Our alfresco function space is available for private dining for smaller groups.

Sitting: 16  |  Standing: 30

Archer Room

Named after the famous Melbourne Cup horse who was once stabled here in this building, this multipurpose function room is available for private dining and cocktail parties. Mingle with guests in this bright and beautiful function room featuring a vertical garden, fireplace, private bar and access to the courtyard.

Sitting: 44  |  Standing: 70

Private Dining Room

Melbourne’s signature private dining room is a stylish and formal space, perfect for special occasions and corporate events. Overlooking the long table is our wine wall, showcasing rare and premium wines from around the globe. Indulge in our set menus and allow our chefs to spoil your taste buds with an unforgettable dining experience.

Sitting: 24

Function Catering

Browse our range of catering packages available at Melbourne’s best function venue.

Set Menus

Host an intimate meal in our private function rooms. Each dish is made with the highest quality ingredients sourced from local producers.

Hot & Cold Canapés

Stand up and celebrate with our selection of seasonal canapés designed by our award-winning chefs.

Set Breakfast Menu

Enjoy the most important meal of the day and indulge in an extravagant continental breakfast.

Beverage Packages

Raise a glass with your guests over our free flowing beverage packages. Choose from a range of premium packages featuring wines, tap beers and spirits.

Start Planning Your Function

To start planning your next event at Melbourne’s signature function venue, please call our functions team or complete the form below and a member of our team will be in touch with you.