What we do best

Nestled beside Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre and the Polly Woodside sailing ship sits the original historic shed of Melbourne’s Maritime precinct. An unexpected highlight of Melbourne’s drinking and dining scene, The Boatbuilders Yard is the best place in Melbourne to experience that holiday feeling.

Take a walk around this expansive waterfront beer garden and you’ll be delighted to find multiple indoor and outdoor zones scattered with deck chairs, greenery, and festoon lighting. The versatility of the space caters to all types of functions, ranging from formal corporate events to laid-back social festivities.

Highlights

  • Fabulous riverside location next door to MECE
  • A range of indoor and outdoor function spaces
  • Fresh, fun venue perfect for day and evening events

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What we can accommodate

Banquet 400
Cocktail 1200
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Banquet 60
Cocktail 250
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Banquet 32
Cocktail 80
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Banquet 30
Cocktail 50
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Need a room to sleep?

Accommodation is available within a short walk of our venue. Please contact us for our recommendations.

Who's in the Kitchen

We have an in-house team dedicated to creating the best menus for your event.

Specials

Relaxed wedding by the Yarra River

Relaxed wedding by the Yarra River

Deal Ends: Thursday 28 February 2019

Nestled beside the Polly Woodside sailing ship sits an unexpected highlight of Melbourne’s drinking and dining scene, The Boatbuilders Yard. It’s separate event space, The Decks, makes a gorgeous venue for a cocktail wedding which is relaxed, fun and memorable.

 

Sitting right on the water with city skyline views, The Decks manages to be beautiful without being pretentious. Similarly, the food and beverage options are unique and a little quirky, aiming to surprise and delight guests. Your guests can enjoy a spritz cocktail on arrival, ooh and ahh over the surrounding greenery and cascading foliage, and then grab a delicious taco to start the celebrations. The Decks at The Boatbuilders Yard is that fun and memorable wedding venue you’ve been searching for.

Functions by the water

Functions by the water

Deal Ends: Sunday 31 March 2019

The Boatbuilders Yard specialises in offering its guests a unique experience no matter the occasion. We offer a delicious array of food options ranging from sustantial canapes to a BBQ or breakfast buffet.

 

Canape packages start at $30pp plus an opportunity to try one of our interactive stations (including cheese, charcuterie or seafood) or live stations (tacos, carving station or paella). 

 

For more information download our functions packages or contact us:

P: 03 9686 5088

E: annelise@theboatbuildersyard.com.au

 

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