Abbots Yard

329, Victoria Street, Abbotsford, Victoria, 3067, Australia


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Abbot’s Yard Melbourne Events

Abbots Yard, a vibrant and dynamic Melbourne event venue, is situated on the corner of Victoria Street and Nicholson St in Abbotsford. Offering a unique combination of an outdoor beer garden, communal dining hall, and entertainment space, Abbots Yard is the go-to destination for those seeking a relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere. With its diverse range of spaces, the venue caters to various event types, from public gatherings to private functions, corporate parties and ticketed events. This unique space comprises converted shipping containers, thoughtfully transformed into bars, food service areas, and enclosed seating banks. The use of these containers adds a touch of contemporary industrial charm, creating a visually appealing and immersive environment for guests.

The venue boasts a public bar, various function rooms, and an open-air event space. Guests can choose between outdoor or covered settings while enjoying a curated selection of tunes or live music entertainment. Abbots Yard stands out with its distinct features, including shuffleboard rooms, retro cinema containers, and a well-equipped performance stage. It is perfect for hosting group dining experiences, birthday parties, workshops, and more. Additionally, the venue offers exclusive access to booth seating, ensuring comfort and a clear view of performances.

Highlights of Abbots Yard Melbourne Events:

  • Outdoor beer garden and communal dining hall
  • Diverse range of event spaces
  • Live music entertainment
  • Unique shuffleboard rooms and retro cinema containers
  • Flexible seating options
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standing Up to 500 Standing
sitting Up to 200 Sitting


Accommodation Onsite
Rooms Available N/A
Onsite Car Parking
Available Spaces N/A
Nearby Car Parking
Carpark Locations The Hive Shopping Centre

Spaces At This Venue

  • Event space

    The event space offers a versatile open-air area with cloth shade and umbrellas, a clear view of the performance stage, and a quality sound system, perfect for various events and performances. The space can accommodate a maximum group booking of 500.

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  • Booths

    The booth seating along Victoria Street provides a cosy and comfortable setting for guests to relax, socialise, and enjoy the vibrant atmosphere of Abbots Yard, making it an ideal spot for mingling during events and functions.

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  • Cinema 1 At Abbots Yard

    Retro cinema

    The retro cinema containers at Abbots Yard offer a unique and nostalgic setting for private functions, parties, and screenings. With TV screens, adaptable tables and chairs, and various configurations, these retro cinema rooms can be transformed into group dining spaces, dance rooms, or even greenrooms for entertainers, adding a touch of vintage charm to any event.

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Nearby attractions:

  • The Ian Potter Centre
  • Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria
  • Abbotsford Convent

Nearby hotels:

  • Pullman Melbourne On The Park
  • Adara Richmond
  • Laneways By Ovolo

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, Abbots Yard Melbourne caters to corporate functions, providing versatile event spaces, professional services, and a range of amenities to ensure a successful and enjoyable corporate event experience.

Guests can book accommodation at Sofitel, the Pullman Melbourne on the Park or the Park Hyatt – all located near Abbots Yard.

There is no parking on-site, but attendees can park at The Hive shopping centre.

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