In the heart of Bayside Melbourne’s industrial landscape, Rubia Cafe is a world class venue for private and corporate entertaining. Originally built to house a brick manufacturer, Rubia Cafe is a fully architecturally designed cafe and event space that features unique lighting, high ceilings, coffee inspired sculptures, dramatic concrete fixtures and tonnes of natural light and greenery.



Their space is beautifully furnished and has tables and chairs for 95 guests. Dimmable lighting helps set the desired atmosphere for a great event. The space can also be equipped for your audio visual needs including TV’s, DJ or ambient music.

All furniture can be moved to allow for 250 guests for a stand up function.  With a network of event and function professionals they call friends, they can put you in touch with everyone from flowers to singers.



Directly in front of the cafe, the Alfresco are can sit unto 55 people and comfortably hold 80 for a stand up event.


Private Dining and Board Room:

You’ll have an elevated view of the cafe below when you have the private dining experience.  A tailored menu for you and your guests, they can sit 8 people for breakfast or lunch.  This area is also available to hire as a boardroom.

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