Melbourne's dining conference, events, and exhibition precinct

Unique Experiences

South Wharf Promenade facilitate a range of unique experiences for guests looking to dine a little differently. Whether its sensory dining, interactive workshops, or master classes, there is a range of experiences to take guests on a different kind of dining adventure. Experiences can be curated and tailored around each groups size, and all include a ‘Melbourne’ flavour.

Function Venues

There are 9 very unique event spaces across South Wharf Promenade, including 6 restaurants that can all be booked exclusively, or as sectioned areas. Showtime Events Centre and Cargo Hall are award-winning warehouse conversion spaces with capacities for up to 600 guests, and Polly Woodside is an historic tall ship available to be booked for your next event.

Private Dining

From intimate rooms, to exclusive spaces, we have several venues that can cater to your private dining room requirements. Turn our Japanese restaurant in to your own private sashimi bar, or section of the Meat Market Terrace and have the magnificent views exclusive to your group. View our different Private Dining Room options here.

Restaurant Bookings

With five restaurants to choose from, South Wharf covers a variety of cuisine, including Thai, Japanese, Pizza, Steak and Burgers. Each venue caters for tables of 2, through to large groups. We love split bills, we love sharing menus, and each venue has its own beverage compliments. Asian cocktails, great Australian wine, or craft beers. Check out our restaurants and see what discounts you can receive with your delegate badge.

Stay Connected Online

In times like these it can be hard not being able to see friends & family, we are creating ways for you to stay connected.

South Wharf Restaurants have been working hard to bring your favourite flavours into your home.

Creating online cooking classes and interactive experiences, pre-made & cook at home meal kits to allow you to stay connected

Activating the Promenade

Activating the Promenade

South Wharf Promenade connects the Yarra River with the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre and encompasses a range of restaurants, bars, cafes and function space. The connectivity and collaboration of the venue allows for large exhibitions and conferences to swell outside the centre, developing activations and interactive pop ups.