Cocktail Party Venues

Trina S
3 mins read 8 November 2023
Cocktail Party Venues

Red Rock Venues has nine unique venues in Melbourne for the perfect backdrop for a Cocktail Party
Our venues are located in the Melbourne CBD, Southbank on the Yarra and one on Chapel Street. All offering stand-up Cocktail style functions with a variety of food and drink packages, find the right setting to suit your vibe – whether it’s casual, stylish or a little bit hip!  From 10 right to 400 people, menus can be tailored to suit different budgets and dietary requirements, all you’ll need to worry about is the invite list!

Celebrations should be stress-free times, where your main concern is enjoying your event, so here’s some suggestions for where you can host a Cocktail Party, be it a work or personal event.


Cocktail Party on Southbank!

With amazing city views and located by the water on the Southbank promenade, it doesn’t get much better than Ludlow Bar & Dining Room. With 14 flexible spaces, this stylish Southbank venue is perfect for intimate gatherings and larger celebrations.  Some amazing cocktail party menus to choose from, so all you to do is sip on good wine and eat delicious canapes.

Hophaus is another incredible venue to have a cocktail party with a choice of areas like our Garden Terrace with our gorgeous garden wall and with sweeping views over the river and city, our Dining Room Terrace or one of choose our inside areas.  Hophaus is a lovely art deco style venue on the mid level within Southgate Precinct reminiscent of the great European beer halls.

BearBrass is also located on the ground floor within Southgate, again with stunning views, it’s a modern venue with a relaxed feel with various spaces perfect for stand up cocktail events.

If you’re looking to celebrate in classic Irish style and party til the wee hours of the morning.  P.J.O’Brien’s in Southbank is the place to go, you’re sure to have a fantastic evening.  Our Side bar offers a stylish space for cocktail parties or for smaller groups, you are able to book areas in the main bar.

All Packages can be inclusive of food and drinks or tab accounts can be arranged.  All of these Southbank venues have ample choices for paid car parking and easy access to public transport.

Party Like A Pro In South Yarra

Still in that party mode….gather your gang and spend an evening dancing to some of Melbourne’s hottest DJs at Temperance Hotel.

Our private lounge upstairs hosts a range of celebrations, a top pick for birthday parties with its own private bar and DJ facilities. For the more casual get togethers our booth bar and beer garden are great options.

Dedicate Your Day To A Sporting Event

Host a game day party at Turf Sports Bar in the CBD.

We’ve got the screens, we’ve got the cold beer, we’ve got pool tables and we’ve got an awesome Game Changer Packages offering all the game-day snacking classics – Think spring rolls, sliders & wings!   Various areas and exclusive venue hire available for larger parties

Enjoy A Thai-Riffic Cocktail Party

Then there’s Cookie, an institution in Melbourne and a venue of many a celebration.  With excellent Thai food, an exceptional drinks menu and service to make you smile.   A variety of areas to choose from for your stand up cocktail celebration.

The Toff which is the level above Cookie has an amazing band room with the perfect open space for larger cocktail parties.  The stylish room offers full AV support if required for live music, DJ’s or other live entertainment.  Celebrate until the wee hours of the morning.

Another favourite venue in CBD is Magic Mountain Saloon, hire our upstairs exclusively or book an area downstairs for your corporate or private cocktail party.  Offering a tasty Thai canape menu and drink packages.