at epocha

Drinks on arrival, delicious canapes, world-class European cuisine. Whatever your cocktail party theme, Epocha ensures you receive a tailored experience personalised to your needs when hiring out one of our cocktail party venues.

Epocha is one of the most sophisticated and vibrant restaurant and function venues. Located in the heart of Melbourne, we boast a scenic view overlooking Carlton Gardens and the Royal Exhibition building, creating the perfect atmosphere for some cocktail sundowners on our balcony.

Accommodating all groups from small to large, we have two cocktail party venues for hire catering for up to 120 guests. Both our function venues offer a friendly, comfortable and vibrant space. Have a look at our amazing reviews on TripAdvisor.

Impress your guests with our perfect cocktail party venue in Melbourne. Our professional functions team will even help you bring your cocktail party ideas to life to ensure your function runs smoothly on the day of the event.

On-street parking is available on Rathdowne Street and on the corner of Queensberry Street. However, public transport is also easily accessible from our venue. There is also paid parking at the Exhibition Buildings underneath the Melbourne Museum and Imax Theatre.

With prior notice, we can cater to all dietary requirements. We’re also happy to discuss any special requests that you would like to see on your menu.

The Green




Ideal for small cocktail parties. This is a semi-private space located on the ground floor

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The Maybelle


12 - 36

seated guests

60 - 80

Cocktail guests

Ideal for bigger cocktail parties. Receive exclusive access to the large covered balcony which overlooks the beautiful Carlton Gardens.
Connected to Hannah’s Bar – both venues can be hired exclusively if desired

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Main Dining


30 - 70

seated guests

60 - 80

Cocktail guests

This venue is situated on the ground floor. Ideal for large cocktail parties

book the main dining



If desired, you may reserve Epocha for the exclusive use of all our venues. With the seating and cocktail capacity being up to 120 guests, this option is perfect for large cocktail events. Wow your guests with champagne and canapes upstairs with the scenic view of Carlton Gardens, before moving downstairs for a decadent wine and dine – or whatever surprises you have planned for your celebration. Perfect for large cocktail functions.

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