The Budgie Smuggler is a unique space, perfect for your next event. Located just a 25min drive from Melbourne's CBD, "The Budgie" is tucked away in an industrial space of Ringwood, which gives it its unique exclusivity and privacy.

This industrial-style venue is stylish and contemporary. The decor has a unique industrial fit-out including a concrete bar, copper bar fount, shipping container seating area, bird cage VIP area and a street art covered beer garden. This unique interior will give your next event or wedding an extra impressive and unique look.

The team at The Budgie Smugglers can cater for functions for smaller functions or functions up to 250 guests. They have experience in hosting birthdays, Christmas parties, business exhibitions and engagements and weddings.


The space includes a number of benefits including:

– A variety of tables and seating
– Dance area
– Spacious outdoor beer garden
– Large bar, allowing for cocktails, wine and tap beer
– Wedding and ceremony room
– Stage with entertainment lighting and sound system
– Heating and air conditioning systems
– Projector and screen
– Ample parking spaces right outside the venue
– Wheelchair access / disabled bathroom

Next door is a new public cocktail bar, Budgie Bar - which has bounced off the success of their sister function space. This unique bar features liquid nitrogen on tap and hickory wood smoked old fashions, which are the regular starts of Friday and Saturday nights. They have a private classic car collection on show to admire while enjoying some amazing cocktails.

This new age bar is suited for anyone, and is shaking up the nightlife in Ringwood and the Eastern suburbs. The Budgie bar is the place for everyone. 


The Budgie bar is available for smaller functions during the week and on Sunday's. It's a great space for birthdays, work functions and Christmas parties. During general trade on Friday and Saturday it is also possible to book the exclusive VIP showroom. This space can cater for 15-30 guests and allows you to be up close and personal with the amazing car collection stored there. 



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