Our Guide To

Melbourne's Best Christmas Party Venues

Finding the perfect venue for your Christmas soiree can be a bit like searching for a needle in a tinsel haystack.

But fret not! We've put together a list of some of our favourites.

Son's of Mary


Picture this: You and your colleagues gathered in a place that feels just like home, but better. Sons of Mary, run by Tim and Matthew Smith, is a tribute to their beloved mother and it's as warm and inviting as family. Housed in a converted warehouse it's an all-season gem with large open windows for summer breezes and a crackling fireplace inside for winter. They're open for early morning breakfast all the way up to a late-night dinner.

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Supernormal's private dining space is inspired by the zen-like rooms of Tokyo. But don't be fooled by the serene ambiance ~ this space is designed for some serious partying. Whether you want to host an intimate seated Christmas party or a standing cocktail extravaganza, Supernormal has you covered. And did we mention they have a built-in karaoke system? Get ready to unleash your inner pop star on everyone.

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St. Kilda

Stokehouse is St Kilda's seaside gem, known for its award-winning cuisine and incredible beach views. Whether you want a semi-private function space for an intimate gathering or you're ready to book out the entire venue for a Christmas blowout, the Stokehouse has you covered. It the perfect venue to kick off the summer season of celebrations.

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With its heritage-listed charm, Moonhouse is newly beloved spot in Balaclava. There is a private dining room upstairs, equipped with its own bar. Get ready for a night of delectable Chinese-inspired bistro cuisine and delicious drinks.

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Cookie is not your typical party venue ~ it's part beer hall, part Thai eatery and 100% a good time. For a semi-private space, check out their hidden cocktail bar. If you're planning a bigger event you can check out the Beer Hall, surrounded by Thai-inspired canapés, all under ambient lighting.

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Arbory Afloat


Arbory Afloat has the stunning Yarra River as a backdrop and has become synonymous with Summer in Melbourne. This year's theme is all about celebrating the vibrant culture of Mexico, so if you're looking for an inner-city fiesta, this is your spot. You can sip on cocktails, devour delicious tacos and soak in the vibrant energy all while watching the Yarra River pass by. There is the option to hire this venue for your private or semi-private Christmas event.

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