There are 9 very unique function venues across South Wharf Promenade, including 6 restaurants that can all be booked exclusively, or as sectioned areas. Showtime Event 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.
As is the nature of BangPop’s food; the fun and friendly character continues through the venue. A lego-brick bar, bright colours, hanging bicycles and a large astroturfed riverside alfresco are all key features for your function. Bangpop is the spot for a break from tradition in exciting food options and venue with funk.
Capacity for up to 80 seated or 200 standing.
For a function with feel, Plus 5 offers three spaces if you’re after smaller events or the entire venue utilising the riverside, restaurant and the ‘counting house’. The warmth of Plus 5 is what makes it such a welcoming venue as guests immediately fall in love with the feature wall, décor and amazing staff.
Capacity for up to 60 sit down or 200 standing.
Common Man & Lawn
South Wharf’s largest beer garden adjacent to the Yarra is a brilliant open air space amongst the hustle and bustle of the inner city. Adjoining with Common Man the pair offer space and casual charm that can cater for large events or small gatherings, inside or out.
Capacity for up to 130 seated or 400 standing.
Boho is the European influenced event space you’ve been looking for. Its warm tones, high ceiling and bronzed mirrors compliment the bright poster-filled façade, welcoming guests in. Suited perfectly to engaging seated affairs or casual cocktail parties and canapes with a venue length bar and large windows.
Capacity for up to 80 seated or 120 standing.
An enclosed (or open) glass conservatory at Meat Market is just one of the key draw cards when looking at this venue for your function. Situated riverside Meat Market’s large floor space with central kitchen make it greatly suited to any event with the aromas and flair of the open kitchen abound.
Capacity for up to 130 seated or 300 standing.
Akachochin is the function space for those looking for a sophisticated food focus with the ability to engage with guests and paying attention to the talented sashimi chefs. The warm wood-paneled room and riverside courtyard are welcoming and inclusive giving guests a sense of privacy.
Capacity for up to 60 seated or 100 standing.
An events-only purposely redesigned shipping warehouse from the Wharfs old days. Cargo Hall offers a complete glass conservatory, feature bar and bi-folds to open up the whole venue. Pillar-less with A/V built-in this space is for your large-scale event needs.
Capacity for up to 220 seated or 450 standing.
Showtime Events Centre
The largest and most interesting event space on the Wharf. Showtime offers built-in A/V in its warehouse space along with a custom chandelier bar and large wrought-iron LED lit walls. The space is to be seen to be believed, having the tendency to captivate guests as they enter.
Capacity for 280 seated or 600 standing.
A true historical marvel and a completely unique event space. Polly Woodside is a genuine tall ship launched in 1885. Now residing in the water on South Wharf, Polly is now a museum and function space offering exciting options in and around its new residence.
Capacity for 40 seated for 120 cocktail