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The Best Spots to Celebrate Mother’s Day in Melbourne

Are you looking to spoil the wonderful women in your life this Mother’s Day? Whether it’s a rooftop dining experience, riverside drinks or an alfresco feast, we’ve got you covered. We’ve gathered our favourite function venues Melbourne has to offer to enjoy some quality time with your nearest and dearest.

1. Pure South Dining, Large Private Dining Room

Treat Mum to a dining experience right by the Yarra at Pure South Dining. Situated on South Bank, this function venue offers views of the city skyline and river thanks to floor to ceiling windows. With a focus on fresh Tasmanian produce sourced locally, sit back and enjoy the ultimate restaurant experience. The Large Private Dining Room can be separated from the main restaurant area with a capacity for 70 guests, providing the ultimate semi-private space.

  • Venue: Pure South Dining
  • Address: MR6 Mid Level Southgate Building, 3 Southgate Ave, Southbank VIC 3006
  • Capacity: 90
  • Event Type: Meetings and workshops, Networking, Presentations, Private dining, Private parties, Weddings

2. Harlow, The Rooftop

Enjoy city skyline views for your Mother’s Day celebrations at The Rooftop at Harlow. Perched on Church Street in Richmond, Harlow gives a modern twist to the classic pub. Expect a fresh, modern interior, with a menu that brings a fun twist to pub cuisine. The Rooftop provides alfresco dining fringed by plenty of greenery and all important city views, with a total capacity for 200 dining. This function venue is also pooch-friendly, so the whole family can relax and enjoy the festivities.

  • Venue: Harlow
  • Address: 447 Church Street, Richmond VIC 3121
  • Capacity: 200
  • Event Type: Networking, Private dining, Private parties, Other events

3. Strato Melbourne, Port Phillip Room 

Celebrate in sky high luxury at Strato Melbourne. Tucked in Southbank, enter via a private entry at the Oakwood Premier lobby before being taken to the 40th floor. The Port Phillip room offers a stylish backdrop for all your festivities, with floor to ceiling windows providing stunning views of Port Phillip bay and city surrounds. Recline on velvet lounges, or order a drink at the showstopping illuminated marble bar. Offering the perfect intimate space for up to 55 guests, this stylish function venue is sure to impress this Mother’s Day.

  • Venue: Strato Melbourne
  • Address: 202 Normanby Road, Southbank VIC 3006
  • Capacity: 55
  • Event Type: Meetings and workshops, Presentations, Networking, Private dining, Private parties, Other events

4. The Commons Collective, Rosé Bar and Conservatory

Just a stone’s throw from Melbourne CBD, The Commons Collective transports you away from the city into a beautiful heritage chic space. The Rose Bar and Conservatory offer a beautiful mix of all-weather areas to celebrate in. Enjoy the sunshine at Rosé Bar’s alfresco dining set-up, surrounded by the beautiful gardens and with views of the heritage exterior. Or, enjoy the cover and retractable roof of The Conservatory. Light, bright and with an eclectic interior marked by hanging lanterns and a checkerboard floor, it’s a space not easily forgotten. Both the Rosé Bar and Conservatory have a total capacity of 580, or can be hired separately to cover celebrations big or small. For a function venue that offers the perfect city escape this Mother’s Day, The Commons Collective isn’t one to miss. 

  • Venue: The Commons Collective
  • Address: 17 Moubray Street, Melbourne VIC 3004
  • Capacity: 580
  • Event Type: Networking, Private dining, Private parties, Weddings, Other events

5. INDU Dining, Private Dining Room 

Bring your Mother’s Day celebrations to one of Collin’s Streets hidden gems at INDU Dining. Focusing on a blend of local Victorian produce with Sri Lankan flavours, this function venue offers a cosy private dining experience for up to 40 guests. Enjoy a variety of banquet menus for a flavoursome feast, surrounded by the beautiful terracotta and sandstone walls. Celebrate the special women in your life with one of Melbourne’s best kept secrets.

  • Venue: INDU Dining
  • Address: 86A Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
  • Capacity: 40
  • Event Type: Meetings and workshops, Networking, Presentations, Private dining, Private parties

When it comes to finding the best Mother’s Day function venues 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.