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Our Top Networking Venues in Melbourne

Looking to make an impression for your next networking event? We’ve gathered our top networking function rooms in Melbourne to give your guests a night to remember. 

1. Bodriggy Brewing Company, Stingrays

Say hello to Abbotsford’s newest brewery – Bodriggy Brewing Company – with a variety of spaces perfect for your event needs. Bodriggy’s 70s style saloon, Stingrays, is a function room with plenty of character. The space is an eclectic combination of wood, velvet and floral, all brought together by a disco ball in the centre. Stingrays is decked out with all the necessary AV, with both a private bar and a mezzanine included. Accommodating up to 65 guests, Stingrays has everything you need for your networking event.

  • Venue: Bodriggy Brewing Co.
  • Address: 245 Johnston Street, Abbotsford VIC 3067
  • Capacity: 65
  • Event Type: Networking venues, Presentation, Team away days, Private parties, Wedding

2. The George Lounge, Exclusive Venue Hire 

Situated in St. Kilda, The George Lounge sits in the basement of the heritage listed George Hotel. The luxurious interior is inspired by 1970’s Miami and New York, mixing exposed brick with velvet booths and surrounding florals. Exclusive hire includes both the Main Bar and VIP Lounge area, accommodating up to 120 guests. Including both AV, and an additional DJ booth and dancefloor, The George Lounge is ready to provide the perfect atmosphere for your night. 

  • Venue: The George Lounge
  • Address: 127 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda VIC 3182
  • Capacity: 120
  • Event Type: Networking venues, Private dining, Private parties, Wedding, Other

3. Tetto di Carolina, Exclusive Venue Hire

Perched on Toorak Road in South Yarra, Tetto di Carolina will transport your guests to the restaurants of Europe. The interior is minimalistic yet sophisticated, with touches of the venue’s signature burgundy red. The entire function venue can be hired exclusively, featuring the intimate Dining Room and The Terrace, complete with a retractable roof and DJ booth. With a capacity of up to 100 people, impress your guests with this light filled space and delicious European inspired menu.

  • Venue: Tetto di Carolina
  • Address: Level 1, 48 Toorak Road, South Yarra VIC 3141
  • Capacity: 100
  • Event Type: Networking venues, Private parties, Private dining, Wedding, Other

4. Fixation Brewing Co, The Incubator

Nestled on Smith Street in Collingwood, Fixation Brewing’s Incubator is a relaxed and industrial space for your next event. The loft style space boasts high ceilings and an array of windows that provide plenty of natural light. Enjoy a selection of Fixation’s delicious beers and plant based pizzas, with a capacity of up to 100 guests. With all the necessary AV and plenty of space for guests to mingle and enjoy, this function venue is the ultimate spot for your next networking event. 

  • Venue: Fixation Brewing Co.
  • Address: 414 Smith Street, Collingwood VIC 3066
  • Capacity: 100
  • Event Type: Networking venues, Private parties, Other

5. Shadow Play by Peppers, Edwine Wine Bar

Featuring a distinctly Melbournian sophistication, Shadow Play’s Edwin Wine Bar is hard to miss. Located on the ground floor of the hotel in Southbank, the interior mixes dark furnishings with floor to ceiling sheer curtains. With a capacity of 60 guests, this function room is perfect for more intimate networking events. Sample the exclusively Victorian wine list with a menu that focuses on local produce, and let your guests enjoy the night in style.

  • Venue: Shadow Play by Peppers
  • Address: 308 320 City Road, Southbank VIC 3006
  • Capacity: 60
  • Event Type: Networking venues, Private parties, Private dining, Other

6. Golden Monkey, Exclusive Venue Hire

Perched on Hardware Lane right in the heart of the CBD, Golden Monkey offers a city escape into a 1920’s Shanghai nightspot. Lit by red neon lights, this function venue provides plenty of character for your networking event. Accommodating up to 150 people, your guests can enjoy a selection of Asian tapas, creative cocktails and live music. Including a private bar, DJ booth and AV, Golden Monkey has everything you need to create a night to remember.

  • Venue: Golden Monkey
  • Address: Hardware Lane, Melbourne VIC 3000
  • Capacity: 150
  • Event Type: Networking venues, Private parties, Other

When it comes to finding the best networking function rooms Melbourne bookers can trust HeadBox to help find the perfect space for a memorable event. So let’s get started – contact the HeadBox team today!


1. Who can use HeadBox?

Anyone! Whether you’re a corporate booker looking for a private dining room, meeting room, Christmas or EOFY party venue or you’re a social booker looking for the perfect spot to host your birthday party, hens night or wedding – HeadBox has you covered.

2. What is HeadBox?

HeadBox connects corporate and consumer bookers with venues and suppliers and is the easy way to book, manage and deliver everything in one place. No long searches, no stress, no hidden costs.

3. How do I submit an event brief?

Submitting an event brief is an easy process. Our intuitive brief builder will take you through a series of questions collecting all the necessary details needed to host a great event. We want to know details such as where your event will take place, on what date, how many people are attending, and what your total budget is. Once you submit this information, relevant and available venues will respond to your brief!

4. How long will it take for venues to respond?

Our venues are super quick to respond! You should receive responses or a proposal within 24-48 business hours.

5. What are the top 5 things to consider when choosing a venue?

The cost, the location, style, capacity & catering options.