The Editors here at [MPD] have selected some of their favourite Inner Suburbs private spaces & secret places, to eat, drink, and throw an intimate dinner party in style, seperate away from the crowd!
Situated over the water at New Quay, Docklands, Berth offers floor to ceiling windows that captures the spectacular city views as well as Etihad Stadium and bay views beyond the Bolte Bridge.Berth is a multi-purpose venue that spans over two levels. Downstairs offers three open dining areas and an outdoor decking. Whilst upstairs (The View Room) offers a dining area, bar/lounge and balcony which can all be independently booked for small and large functions.
Serving Melbourne’s finest seafood produce, executed to perfection, your event is in good hands with founders and operators Michael and Fiona Bacash.The upstairs stunning private dining-room is hidden away form the crowd, has floor to ceiling windows with the refined event space which enjoys lush botanic gardens views. Seating up to 40 guests the exclusive and intimate space is suitable for small weddings, family birthday dinners, corporate lunches and other special functions. The premium facilities combined with Bacash’s award winning, chef’s hat reputation for beautifully cooked seafood food makes this restaurant, the perfect place for any memorable occasion.Set Menu’s for food start at $70pp up to $95pp, with a 3 course A La Carte fixed option at $95pp. The best in beverages are on offer on consumption.
Located within Sofitel Melbourne On Collins, No35 is an elegant dining destination designed with rich timbers, vibrant tones, contemporary artworks and breathtaking views of Melbourne. The restaurant serves modern cuisine using fresh local ingredients matched with attentive service and an outstanding wine selection.
Fiesta was established in 1986 and has been offering vibrant flavours of South American and Mexican food to many satisfied customers over the years. Situated in the heart of Toorak Road, South Yarra, Fiesta is close to many nightspots on Chapel street and the Jam Factory cinema complex. We are open every evening for dinner from 5pm till late and are the most renowned Mexican restaurant in Melbourne.
The Emerson is Melbourne’s grown up playground! Spanning over three levels, Club, Cocktail Bar & Lounge and Rooftop it has something to offer every desire – day and night. The indoor and outdoor Rooftop boasts stunning views from South Yarra to Melbourne’s CBD, a contemporary space designed for soaking up the sun and enjoying laid back tunes with good food, drinks and company. With a produce driven menu designed for lazy grazing, The Emerson’s menu is comprised of tapas plates and share platters with a gourmet twist.
The Empress Hotel is a renewed and revamped take on an icon. This classic inner Melbourne pub situated in the north of Fitzroy, has been serving thirsty locals since 1873.At its soul, the Empress Hotel provides everything you’d wish for from your local pub, a relaxed public bar to share a beer with your friends, dining hall, pool room, beer garden, bottle shop and several functions spaces.While the spirit of the refurbished Empress Hotel remains very much intact, the addition of an alfresco outdoor dining area and modern Australian, Italian contemporary menu, with some old classics, complete the pubs reincarnation. Tables may be reserved for groups of two, four, six or 12 people.Doing away with the dingy and dank of corner pubs of the past, Publican Guy David has torn the roof off what was once a band room to reveal a sun filled beer garden perfect for long summer days and alfresco all-day dining. Now featuring a retractable roof, the beer garden can be enjoyed all year round, rain, hail or shine.Offering live sports, craft beer and concise yet exciting wine list the Empress Hotel really sets itself apart from other local pubs.
Dinner by Heston Blumenthal is one of the world’s most exciting restaurants.Dinner takes its creative inspiration from our historic and nostalgic culinary past. This ultra-modern dining experience offers an elegant, sophisticated backdrop in which to enjoy internationally acclaimed award winning cuisine. Between its two restaurants in London and Melbourne, Dinner has received a list of awards and accolades including two michelin stars in London, and two hats in The Age, Good Food Guide, Melbourne.Following years of research, the culinary exploration of chefs Heston Blumenthal and Ashley Palmer-Watts has resulted in a modern menu of dishes that have been inspired by historic recipes and history books. Some elements date as far back as the 13th Century. Working with food historians in Australia and the UK, as well as endless hours of library research, the two chefs have created a unique and original dining experience.The menu at Dinner is accompanied by an eclectic selection of global wines and a cocktail bar that offers a unique bespoke range of exclusive drinks, distillations and infusions.
Located on Bourke Hill in Melbourne’s Little Italy, Bottega’s cosy, welcoming ambience, plush leather seats & soft lighting, has made it a long time favourite haunt for CBD diners. Serving some of Melbourne’s best modern Italian food with a premium selection of local & imported wines, the menu is extensive & well chosen with dishes such as housemade strozzapreti with clams, mussels, prawns & calamari or Roasted Western Plains pork costolette, apple & cabbage salad, apple balsamic, crispy crackling.
This multi-faceted, contemporary Prahran gastro pub has 2 exclusive private dining options on offer, both adorned with the art of the talented Ash Keating’s wall designs. The Mrs Smith Room – comfortably seats groups of up to 24 guests. Whilst the Mr Smith Room - comfortably seats groups of up to 40 guests. Food packages range between $48pp -$68pp. Beverage is on consumption or packages can be tailored prior to your event. Great for any group dinner party or business get together.
Tucked away in the heart of Richmond, just 5 minutes away from the CBD, the Kingston Hotel with its old style charm and modern features is a hidden treasure and is the perfect spot to getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city. Whether it’s for a quiet drink or your wedding, the Kingston Hotel offers a variety of options.Built in the 1800’s, the original features and vibrant history have been maintained with its beautiful paved courtyard and grass beer garden offering a peaceful and quiet setting. After a recent extension, the Kingston Hotel boasts a stunning sunlight filled and air-conditioned restaurant with floor to ceiling windows, which overlooks both outdoor areas.The Kingston Hotel offers a warm and welcoming experience all year round. Whether you want to sit in front of the cozy fireplace in the winter with a wine, or take a seat out in our beer garden with a beer through summer, it’s always the right time to visit.RestaurantThe Kingston Restaurant offers you an a la carte dining experience. With the capacity to seat 100 people, this bright sun filled restaurant overlooking the garden is perfect for all occasions.Our Modern Australian cuisine has been created by our chefs to enhance each dining experience. The combination of modern earthy tones, floor to ceiling windows and original decor makes the Kingston Restaurant a relaxed, warm and inviting place to dine.Open daily for both lunch and dinner. The restaurant is available for all occasions.FunctionsThe Kingston Hotel is suitable for all style of events. Whether it is an engagement, Business Seminar, Dinner, Luncheon or Breakfast, Product Launches, Themed Events, Birthdays, Anniversaries or Weekly or Monthly meetings, the Kingston can cater for all your requirements.Whether you have a small gathering or a large event, the Kingston has a range of spaces to suit your needs.Offering sit down menu options or stand up canapé style, our function pack includes all the options for your selection.
Renowned for being the place the French locals go for a taste of home.This venue offers you an authentic experience in the middle of Toorak and South Yarra. Offering an extensive range of popular traditional French dishes and contemporary style dishes as specials to be enjoyed A La Carte, in the secluded private room. The flexible secluded upstairs space is ideal for exclusive dinner parties & corporate lunches, seating groups from 16 up to 50 guests. Food and beverage packages can be tailored prior to your special event and the Wine List has selection of French and local wine. Indicative pricing is between $55pp up to $130pp.
WELCOME! TO HOPHAUS EURO BAR BISTROBAR, RESTAURANT & FUNCTION VENUE AT SOUTHBANKHophaus opened midway through 2014 as Southbank’s most exciting food and beverage showpiece – a cosmopolitan reinvention of the great German and European Bier Halls.Where old meets new, Hophaus delivers a charmingly familiar yet excitingly fresh bar and dining experience.With food and bier tasting specials offered for both lunch and dinner throughout the week you will find Hophaus is the perfect destination for after work drinks and casual dining.
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