10 Venues to service under 100 guests!

1. Marnong Estate

Location: Mickleham

From intimate gatherings to large events, the team at Marnong Estate personalise your event with their range of venue spaces adding that special touch to your next celebration. Exquisite food, Estate wine and unparalleled service all combine to make Marnong Estate the perfect choice for your next birthday, corporate event, christening, baptism, anniversary or special event. Space options include;

Private Dining Room 

The Bankvale Run Private Dining Room is a fantastic location to celebrate your next special occasion with friends and family.

Create your own personalised experience in a private, relaxed environment and let Marnong help you make the most of your milestone or special event

Angliss Room

The Angliss Room is the largest space at Marnong Estate. Situated above the Bankvale Run restaurant, this space caters for 180 seating (Temporarily changed due to COVID). With personal entry, lift access and private balconies, the Angliss Room is equipped with all facilities necessary for a stand out event. Specifically designed as a blank canvas, let your vision come to life with the assistance of our dedicated events team and styling partners.

The Atrium 

Intimate, Open and Filled with natural light.

The Atrium is one of the smaller spaces at Marnong Estate situated just beside Bankvale run restaurant. The space is filled with natural light and high ceilings to create a sense of space.

The Shed 

Intimate, Large & Everything In-Between

Historical in character, The Shed is a rural feel destination, situated amongst the rolling hills of the Marnong working farm estate. With unparalleled views of the Macedon Ranges, this unique historical space can host up to 120 guests, your special day deserves nothing less than exceptional. Recent additions now offer 2 separate ceremonial suites and The Deck, helping you to choose for that perfect indoor/outdoor space for your event. The team at Marnong Estate strive to ensure that your event runs smoothly, so you can relax and enjoy an occasion that you will remember forever.

2. Farm Vigano

Location: South Morang

Each wedding and function held at Farm Vigano is unique and individual. To help make your day truly special, the experienced event team is on hand to guide you through the whole event process. Drawing upon their wealth of expertise. Farm Vigano will ensure that everything runs smoothly for a truly spectacular experience.

Space options include;

Garden Room (lower level)

60 guests seated or up to 100 guests for a cocktail event.

The Terrace

70 guest seated or up to 100 guests for a cocktail event

Main Dining Room

Exclusive venue hire for up to 100 guests.

3. Essendon Hotel

Location: Essendon

In the heart of Essendon, the Essendon Hotel is a stones throw away from the CBD. Essendon Hotel is a casual sophisticated Cocktail Pub & Eatery. They cater to all social dining experiences, specialising in large group bookings along with intimate dining & private events.

4. Greenfields Albert Park

Location: Albert Park

Be welcomed by luxe finishing’s and details hand crafted by Artisan from France to the Philippines, lush green foliage and a united team with unwavering desire to deliver the highest level of service, with culinary edge.

Greenfields is complete with an open events space and sun-lounge, perfect for sit-down or cocktail. Made complete with connecting green/private room. Adjacent to the event space and sun lounge sits the Lakeside Bar, with the option to be made private or open out to the full venue. The back deck features an additional bar and BBQ area, with 180 degree views of Albert Park Lake and Golf Course.

Main Room
350 cocktail, 150 sit down

Whole Venue
600 cocktail, lawn available on request.

5. Little Ginger Co

Location: Williamstown

Looking for a empty warehouse you can dress up? Look no further Little Ginger Co is the perfect space for you.

6. Zonzo Estate

Location: Yarra Valley

Good food and wine, together with good company, should be savoured-the enjoyment lingering long after the moment ends. Whether it be a birthday, wedding, corporate or family gathering, celebrate in Zonzo’s Stables, Barrel Room or Restaurant. Zonzo Estate is the perfect space for your next event.

The Restaurant

A classic Italian styled dining area, with the ability to sit 130 guests with room for dancing. Enjoy picturesque Yarra Valley views through floor to ceiling windows, whilst indulging in an abundance of food. Ideal for functions of more than 80 guests, you will gain exclusive access to the property for the duration of your event.

The Barrel Room

The Barrel Room has helped to shape many fond memories over the years. Gather your friends, family or work colleagues and celebrate amongst oak barrels in this gorgeous rustic space. With the capacity to seat 150 guests for a sit down function, it is a versatile space filled with character, ideal for larger gatherings. Open the barn doors and take in picturesque Yarra Valley views.

The Stables

Architecturally unique, the Stables is a modern building that perfectly accompanies its Yarra Valley surroundings. With the capacity to seat up to 80 guests for a sit down function, it is an intimate space suitable for any occasion. Complete with a copper bar, and full amenities, the Stables is adorned with everything you need to have the ultimate private dining experience.

7. Meadowbank

Location: Campbellfield

Three acres of exquisite formal gardens and heritage listed trees together with manicured lawns provide the perfect setting for your special day. Our newly renovated estate offers you three beautiful ballrooms in one enchanting location amongst the formal gardens and the historic trees. Meadowbank is a secret gem in the heart of Campbellfield.

Space options include;

The Poolside Room

Overlooking a pool with a waterfall feature providing a beautiful romantic setting for those warm summer nights.

Up to 140 guests seated /  Up to 200 guest Cocktail

The Heritage Room

Overlooks its own private landscaped gardens & the use of The Historic manor House as bridal lounge & entry foyer offering endless photographic opportunities.

Seated Up to 200 pax Cocktail Up to 300pax

The Grand Ballroom

Overlooks its own private landscaped garden & ornamental water pond. It provides ample area for your guests to mingle & enjoy the open space with its beautiful surrounds. It is also very popular with ceremonies.

Seated Up to 300 pax Cocktail Up to 500pax

8. Postmistress

Location: Brunswick

Postmistress is and Italian eatery located in West Brunswick. Combining quality Italian cuisine with a beautiful function space the team at Postmistress is sure to make your next event memorable.

Postmistress seats around 140 people or standing space for 200 people.

9. Berth

Location: Docklands Waterfront

Premier Melbourne event venue. With floor to ceiling windows & breathtaking panoramic views over Victoria Harbour and the Melbourne city skyline, Berth offers a unique purpose built event space that boasts style, sophistication and waterfront views. Choose from a range of sit down and standing event packages. Berth plays host to a range of Melbourne events to include corporate functions, weddings, birthday milestone celebrations and christenings.

10. Harbour Kitchen

Location: Docklands Waterfront

With its awe-inspiring waterfront and city views, the Harbour Kitchen is Melbourne’s most exciting and flexible event space. Situated right on the waterfront in Melbourne’s Docklands, this unique function venue offers sweeping views over the water and across the city. With the capacity to cater to both small and large events, as well as a wide range of food and beverage options, Harbour Kitchen is the ideal venue for your next  event.

Lounge Function Room

Lounge Room is perfectly positioned by the water. Themed with green-wall installations and ambient pea lighting, the Lounge Room can be configured to suit your style and its beautiful marble bar creates a wow factor that your guests will love.

Glass Pavilion Function Room

Surrounded in glass, the stunning pavilion space looks onto the water and the city skyline, meaning that your function will be soaked in waterfront views.

4 thoughts on “10 Venues to service under 100 guests!

  1. Lauren says:


    This blog post was very useful for future events – Thank you very much! Do you have another list for smaller venues that are more suited for smaller events eg. 20-30 people? Any nice restaurants around Southbank/city?

    • Willow Tree Events says:

      Hi Lauren. I am working on another blog post but are you looking for like a sit down style?

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