Discover Ludlow Bar & Dining Room, a spectacularly located Southbank restaurant, bar and function venue on the banks of the Yarra River. With its stunning setting, Ludlow offers a uniquely Melbourne drinking and dining destination featuring a riverside barbecue and bar, cocktail lounge and dining room.

The contemporary design incorporates raw steel & stone, natural materials and recycled timber, brilliantly conceived to create a warm, inviting & humble ambience.

Ludlow's flexible design allows for up to 14 different function areas and can accommodate groups of 10 - 700. From corporate dinners and weddings to birthday celebrations and Christmas parties Ludlow is hugely versatile option.

Dining Room Spaces:


Dining Terrace – Capacity: 90 seated
The Dining Terrace is a fully covered space and benefits from stunning views down the Yarra
and of the city skyline at night. It’s perfect for small and large, shared or private bookings.

Semi Private Dining Room – Capacity: 36 seated
A semi private Internal Dining space ideal for group bookings. The area can seat up to 36 over two tables and features a fireplace and great views of the Yarra. It’s separated from other diners with a curtain for further privacy.

Internal Dining Room - Capacity: 65 seated
Our entire Internal Dining Room accommodates up to 65 guests for private events. Great for breakfasts, corporate lunches, dinners, social events and Christmas parties. Our wireless microphone can also be used for speeches.

Private Dining Room - Capacity: 8 - 15
A stunning Private Dining Room ideal for small groups of 8 - 15. Perfect for intimate dinners, birthday celebrations or Christmas parties.

Exclusive Dining Room - Capacity 150 - 400 stand up, 170 seated
A large glass wall divide can be removed to create one large open plan indoor/outdoor space for the larger stand up or sit down events. It's an extremely versatile space perfect for many different event types from corporate and launches to weddings and Christmas parties.

Cocktail Function Spaces


Lounge Bar or Extended Lounge Bar - Capacity: 50 - 75
A multi-purpose function space that includes a private bar, fireplace, comfortable seating and provides AV facilities for speeches & rolling images. Our Extended Lounge incorporates 3 extra-large high top tables.

Lounge and Terrace Room - Capacity: 100
Combining these two spaces you benefit from 2 private bars, a fireplace and plenty of room to sit or stand and socialise. A wireless microphone is available for speeches and a mounted LCD screen for presentations.

Bar Terrace - Capacity: 50 - 150
The expansive and fully covered Bar Terrace allows space for events of 50 - 150 people. The riverside area has a private entrance, exclusive bar, and stunning views of the Yarra River.

Lounge Bar, Terrace Room and Bar Terrace – Capacity: 220
With our extended Terrace the outdoor area is increased making it ideal for even bigger events. You benefit from 3 private bars, both indoor and outdoor space and spectacular views of Melbourne.

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