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 MCEC
  • A range of indoor and outdoor function & event 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

Tinnies & 'Tinis

Tinnies & 'Tinis

Deal Ends: Thursday 29 August 2019

Gather the crew and head to Boaties every Tuesdays and Thursdays for a few rounds of Tinnies and ‘Tinis! Grab $5 Colonial Brewing Co. beer and cider cans or $10 espresso martinis on tap all night from 4pm.

Insta-Worthy Celebrations

Insta-Worthy Celebrations

Deal Ends: Wednesday 31 July 2019

Celebrate your next milestone with insta-worthy city views, cocktails and canapés in a decked out space by the Yarra River.

 

Host your event at The Boatbuiders Yard and they will make your night unforgettable and smooth sailing from just $30 per person.

 

For more information or to book contact

P: 03 9686 5088

E: annelise@theboatbuildersyard.com.au

EOFY Parties @ Boaties

EOFY Parties @ Boaties

Deal Ends: Wednesday 31 July 2019

Celebrate EOFY here at The Boatbuilders Yard, along the beautiful Yarra River!

 

Our 2 hour party package has everything you’ll need to celebrate, with an all inclusive food and drinks

 

 

Parties on the Yarra from $30pp

Parties on the Yarra from $30pp

Deal Ends: Saturday 31 August 2019

Don't do boring - choose something different!

The Boatbuilders Yard is a unique experience no matter the occasion. With menus ranging from awesome Canapes to a BBQ in the beer garden or Live Paella station cooked in front of your guests!

 

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). 

Come and have a party on the Yarra with us, our event coordinators have everything covered so you can relax and have fun!!

 

For more information download our functions packages or contact us:

P: 03 9686 5088

E: annelise@theboatbuildersyard.com.au

 

Testimonials

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    1 Reviews
    Erin

    Wedding

    We recently had our wedding at The Boat builders yard. We were looking for a no so typical wedding venue with great food, drinks and views of Melbourne. The Boatbuilders yard ticked all those boxed and more. The setting is amazing down on the water with beautiful views up the Yarra. The staff were incredible on the night and Annelise the coordinator was excellent and so easy to deal with leading up to the big day. We had so many guests telling us how great the night was, delicious food, great selection of drinks and a very cool venue. Cannot rave about it enough! Wish we could do it again!

    May, 2019
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