Christmas is rapidly approaching and if you’re reading this, you are probably a little bit unprepared for your end-of-year office party. But that’s okay, we have your back and the boss won’t even know you left planning to the last minute with these exceptional venues.
39 South Wharf Promenade, CBD
Located on the southern banks of the iconic Yarra River, Cargo Hall offers uninterrupted views of Melbourne’s magical city skyline. The perfect venue for your next office Christmas party!
This function space can accommodate up to 220 for a sit-down banquet or 600 for a cocktail function, offering a huge range of options for your Christmas party.
Check out their all-inclusive hassle-free Christmas packages with styling ideas to take your event to the next level, with prices starting from $149pp. They even have a Winter Wonderland theme available. Now that’ll make you the office hero.
86A Collins St, Melbourne
Collins Quarter seamlessly entwines business and pleasure from breakfast until well after dark, with their perfect mix of purpose-built rooms, intimate nooks and open spaces offer a variety of settings for your office Christmas party.
The best thing is their premium beverage package at just $58pp for two hours! Check out their Christmas function package here.
18-38 Siddeley Street, CBD
Located in the thriving North Wharf precinct of Melbourne’s CBD, with pristine Yarra River and city sights, River’s Edge Events is best known for its spectacular views, sophisticated design and floor to ceiling glass expanses offering an abundance of natural light.
Impress your team with a dinner feast or cocktail party to remember! River’s Edge Events can host events from 50 through to 220 guests with a dance floor or a relaxed cocktail style event for up to 650 guests. River’s Edge Events can easily be configured with operable doors to suit intimate groups or large parties. The room extends further toward the river with two stunning Juliet balconies, perfect for cocktails and canapés upon arrival.
Basically, if you want something, they can make it happen.
The venue also offers complimentary use of all in-house audiovisual, feature lounge and dining furniture and centrepieces.
26 Southgate Ave, Southbank
One of Melbourne’s best-kept secret bars, Waterslide is a fusion of old and modern, creating the pleasant impression of being somewhere familiar, yet new. The dark timber and yellow hues paired with modern décor creates a stylish atmosphere that blends well into the historic surrounds of Southgate Melbourne and most of all, highlights the sweeping view of the Melbourne city skyline.
From small, intimate areas such as The Nook, to the exclusive use of the full venue for up to 250 guests, Waterslide offers a venue with amazing views of Melbourne city alongside lights twinkling in the Yarra River below.
The George on Collins
162-168 Collins St, Melbourne
The George on Collins located in Melbourne’s CBD, offers a variety of spaces designed to elevate your event, with a myriad of informal lounge areas, intimate booths, private rooms, personal celebrations, corporate events or product launches. Their spaces can be zoned for relaxed sociability or full privacy, depending on the occasion.
With Christmas food packages starting from just $30pp and Christmas cheese platters, The George on Collins will be a treat for your staff.
187 Flinders Ln, Melbourne
Mon Bijou is set amongst the clouds high above Melbourne’s vibrant streetscape, a breathtaking jewel atop the Adelphi Hotel. The unparalleled space is setting a new standard for Melbourne event venues.
Comprising two levels, an exclusive private room and a covered outdoor area, the lavishly decorated venue is the finest example of opulence. Floor-to-ceiling windows place you within the Melbourne skyline, while bold gem-like colours, intriguing reflective surfaces and luxurious furnishings suggest prestige, refinement and elegance.
Yeah, that will impress your staff for sure.
By Melanie Campbell