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- 14th Jan 2020
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Our linen hire team shares our favourite wedding venues in Melbourne

‘Tis the season… to say “I do”! 

Christmas has come and gone, and now we’re rapidly approaching wedding season.

The most popular month for weddings each year is March, with 12% of all weddings taking place during the first month of autumn. (Equally as popular, too, is November.)

So we thought what better way to start the new year than with a compilation of some of our favourite wedding venues across Melbourne?

Know someone who got engaged over the festive season? Planning a wedding yourself? Or simply doing some preliminary research on Melbourne venues?

From heritage-listed buildings to unique event spaces, you’re sure to find a venue that suits your wedding vision!

Want to learn more about Table Art?

Find out how our table linen hire service is used by event stylists all over Australia for any kind of event here.

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The Prince Deck

  • Location: St Kilda
  • Capacity: 30-120 seated, 50-500 cocktail

This versatile space located within The Prince Hotel can hold anywhere from 30 to 500 guests!

Whether it’s for a product launch, corporate event, or your special day, guests will be treated to breathtaking views across Port Phillip Bay from the outdoor terrace.

Executive chef Dan Hawkins will ensure your guests are treated to the best cuisine.

The Price Hotel is also home to Melbourne’s iconic music venue, Prince Bandroom. 

 Prince Deck

The George Ballroom

  • Location: St Kilda
  • Capacity: 150 guests seated, 200 cocktail

This heritage listed space is truly breathtaking.

Ideally located on Fitzroy Street in St Kilda, the venue was restored in 2015 and is run and managed by catering company DAMM FINE FOOD Co.

The venue is also available for filming and photography.

George Ballroom

Canvas House

  • Location: South Melbourne
  • Capacity: 200 seated, 300 cocktail

The whitewashed brick walls. The timber ceiling panels. The high ceilings. Beautiful polished concrete floor.

This is it – you’ve found the perfect blank canvas for your upcoming nuptials!

This versatile event space can hold up to 300 guests for a cocktail event and 200 seated.

And it’s waiting for you (or let’s be honest, your wedding stylist!) to customise it and meet your exact vision.

In addition to weddings, Canvas House also hosts private parties and corporate events.


Metropolis Events

  • Location: Southbank
  • Capacity: 320 seated (Panorama Room), 1100 cocktail (full venue)


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You and your guests will enjoy impressive 180º views across Melbourne through floor-to-ceiling windows in a stylish New York loft inspired space.

Located in the heart of Southbank, it;s close to a number of churches and gardens, making it a convenient choice for a wedding reception. We’ll cheers to that!



  • Location: Flinders Lane, CBD
  • Capacity: 30-160 guests

This quirky space is actually a not-for-profit theatre and gallery that relies heavily on private donations to support artists and performers. 

While private events can be hosted, availability is extremely limited. However, if you’re flexible with your wedding date, fortyfivedownstairs is a perfectly unique choice! 

The venue is exclusively partnered with Ed Dixon Food Design to create customised menus for your Melbourne wedding. 



  • Location: Richmond and Cremorne
  • Capacity: 60 seated, 80 cocktail (Glasshaus Outside); 85 seated, 95 cocktail (Glasshaus Inside)


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This truly unique venue offers two spaces: Glasshaus Inside (Cremorne) and Glasshaus Outside (Richmond).

No matter which you pick, you’ll be surrounded by fresh blooming florals and lush green.

Both locations are conveniently located close to Richmond station, and are just 500m from each other. Choose your own catering or Glasshaus can take care of it all for you!

It’s important to note that Glasshaus Outside is a daytime venue only, while Glasshaus Inside welcomes evening events. 



  • Location: South Melbourne
  • Capacity: 250 seated, 450 cocktail 


This sophisticated event and wedding space is situated in the heart of South Melbourne and offers two spaces: the Rooftop and the Sky Deck. 

The Big Group is the venue’s exclusive caterer, and after almost 30 years of planning and throwing weddings, we think they know a thing or two about creating a celebration of love between you and your husband- or wife-to-be.

Your dream wedding is ready to come to life at Luminaire! 


Panama Dining Room

  • Location: Fitzroy
  • Capacity: 160 seated, 250 cocktail

No doubt you’ve seen the 7 iconic arched windows on Instagram, wedding blogs, or in person if you’ve been lucky enough to visit yourself!

Suitable for both wedding ceremonies and receptions, the space is located three floors above Smith Street, atop a former textile factory.


Plaza Ballroom

  • Location: Collins Street, CBD
  • Capacity: 150-450 guests

Situated inside the majestic Regent Theatre, the Plaza Ballroom, with its Rococo architecture, truly takes you back to a different time.

Enjoy greater versatility with a number of different layouts and table configurations that match your guest list size and requirements, such as a band or dancefloor.

The Plaza Ballroom regularly promotes seasonal offers, so be sure to check out the current packages!

 Plaza Ballroom

Abbotsford Convent

  • Location: Abbotsford 
  • Capacity: 250 seated, 300 cocktail

This village located in the heart of Abbotsford (though you feel like you’ve been transported to the countryside!) offers a number of unique event spaces for your wedding day, including the Rosina courtyard and function room, heritage gardens, and the bluestone Good Shepherd Chapel.

Abbotsford Convent

Planning a wedding? Speak to our expert linen hire team

Sourcing the venue is just one part of your celebration. Next comes dress shopping, styling, booking vendors, and of course, choosing the rings.

Now while we can’t help you decide on yellow or white gold, we can help your wedding stylist create a beautifully styled table for your guests to sit down at. 

No matter the theme, colour palette, or venue (we send our linens anywhere in Australia!) Table Art’s team of passionate stylists will help bring your beautiful wedding theme to life through table linen.


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