Unfortunately, this venue is now permanently closed.


Reminiscent of Classic Hollywood Fantasy Adventure movies, The LuWOW strives to take you and your guests on a memorable South Seas Adventure.

With no room hire fee or minimum spend we offer you a unique and lavish function venue in the heart of Melbourne.

The Island Village - 80 person capacity


The Island Village is a tropical themed Tiki cocktail bar with floor to ceiling decor. It has comfortable booths and moveable tables and chairs. It has a built in sound system, a cloakroom and a PA system is available. There is also a small stage if required.

It is available to be booked for private functions on:

Sundays, Mondays and Tuesdays all day (licensed till 2am).

Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays until 5pm. At 5pm we open to the public. Your guests are welcome to stay on and continue to enjoy the Island Village hospitality.

The Forbidden Temple - 200 person capacity


The Forbidden Temple is a lavishly decorated opulent Emerald Jungle Nightspot. It has comfortable raised booths and moveable tables and chairs. It has a good sized stage with a built in PA system, AV projector and screen, controlled lighting effects, GoGo dance cages, record and CD decks, a dance floor. There is a private dressing room with mirrors and bathroom.

There is a private undercover smoking area (unlicensed).

It is available to be booked for private functions on:
Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, (licensed till 1am).
Thursdays (licensed till 3am).
Fridays and Saturdays until 9pm (negotiable). At 9pm we open to the public. Your guests are welcome to stay on and continue to enjoy the Forbidden Temple festivities.

See below the contact form for our venue’s capacities

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