The Gables is simply one of Melbourne’s finest venues for weddings, business functions, Christmas parties or private dinner parties. Located in the heart of the Gascoigne Estate in East Malvern and surrounded by 100-year-old cypress trees, The Gables is a striking example of Victorian period architecture in the Queen Anne style.

No detail has been spared in the maintenance of this century-old residence, from the stained glass windows and open fireplaces, to the classic furnishings and elegant period detailing. You will also be able to make use of the beautiful garden offering you a quiet peaceful environment.

The traditional tea room is open from 10am to 4pm Tuesday to Friday, and high tea is served on Wednesdays and Sundays. There is also free off street parking for 35 cars.

The Ballroom

The Ballroom can accommodate up to 120 guests for a sit down meal or up to 300 for a cocktail style event, with additional space for a dancefloor also. Guests may also utilise the foyer, verandah, dining room and conservatory room for pre-dinner drinks and canapes.

The Dining Room

The Dining Room is ideal for smaller more intimate groups with a minimum of 20 guests and a maximum of 30 for a sit down event. With a fire place to warm during cooler months and private access to the verandah for the warmer months, the Dining Room is perfect for your next celebration. The antique oak dining table is great for boardroom meetings and can be extended to seat up to 20 guests.

The Peacock Room

The beautiful themed Peacock Room with open fire place and private verandah makes for the ideal space for your event. Whether it be for a lunch, high tea or cocktail party, the Peacock Room can seat up to 38 guests for a private booking. Midweek, the Peacock Room is open as a traditional tea room from 10 am to 4 pm Tuesday to Friday.

The Conservatory

The Conservatory can accommodate a minimum of 20 guests and a maximum of 30 guests. It is available for small groups for conferences, breakfasts and smaller lunch groups. Boasting a beautiful open fire place and lead light windows. The Conservatory, Dining room and foyer can be combined for a cocktail space for up to 100 guests.


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