Metropolis Events

(3 Reviews) ·

3, Southgate Avenue, Southbank, Victoria, 3006, Australia

Metropolis Events Melbourne

Metropolis Events Melbourne is a luxury events venue sitting on the banks of the Yarra River with sweeping views of the city skyline.

Found on the top level of Southgate Melbourne, the New York loft-style space is a popular choice for premium events, corporate functions and lavish weddings.

With extraordinary floor-to-window ceilings, marble finishings, a 17-metre dome ceiling, and flexible indoor and outdoor event spaces paired with stunning views, the unique venue delivers the ‘wow’ factor to guests the moment they step through the entrance. 

Conveniently positioned on Southbank in the heart of the city, the trendy spot is in close proximity to Flinders Street Station, St Kilda Road tram, and some of Melbourne’s most popular restaurants, gardens, parks, and attractions.


Highlights of Metropolis Events Melbourne:

  • A three-minute walk to Flinders Street Station
  • Exclusive venue hire available
  • Stylish interior decorated with marble features, mirror finishes, and Mark Douglass Design pendant lights
  • Contemporary indoor and outdoor spaces, including an all-weather terrace 
  • Nine metre-high windows offering a stunning vista of Melbourne
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Up to 1100 Standing
Up to 402 Dining
Up to 470 Theatre
Up to 272 Cabaret
Up to 120 Classroom
Up to 320 Dinner & Dance


Accomodation Onsite
Rooms Available N/A
Onsite Car Parking
Available Spaces N/A
In House Catering
3rd Party Catering

Catering Options  In-house Catering
Cuisine Options  Buffet
 Sit Down
 Food Stations
 Shared Platters

Spaces At This Venue

Panorama Room

With an impressive backlit brass bar, nine-metre floor-to-ceiling windows, and rich furnishings, the Panorama Room is an ideal space for celebrations or corporate gatherings. The sun-soaked room has capacity for up to 450 theatre guests or up to 750 in a cocktail setting, and can also be partitioned to allow for smaller spaces or breakout areas.

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Aviary Room

Flooded with natural light and elegant furnishings, the Aviary Room is an elegant space for intimate occasions. Featuring an art-deco style bar, in-built audio-visual, and a stylish lounge area with plush decor, the Aviary Room provides a luxurious setting for guests. The attached terrace overlooks the city skyline.

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Full Venue

Exclusive full venue hire is available for large events of up to 1,100 guests in a cocktail setting and guests will have access to the Panorama Room, Aviary Room and the terrace.


The location of Metropolis Events

Hotels Near Metropolis

  • Crown Hotel
  • Grand Hyatt Melbourne
  • The Langham, Melbourne

Restaurants Near Metropolis

  • Chin Chin
  • Arbory Bar & Eatery
  • MoVida

Parks Near Metropolis

  • Melbourne Park
  • Royal Botanic Gardens

Attractions Near Metropolis

  • National Gallery of Victoria
  • Queen Victoria Gardens
  • Federation Square
  • Parliament Building
  • St Paul’s Cathedral

Venue Testimonials

Exceptional venue for any occasion in need of the very best Melbourne has to offer.

Thien S ·

Beautiful venue.

Michael L ·

Venue was incredible, people were awesome.

Anna K ·

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Frequently Asked Questions

Metropolis Events Melbourne is a spacious and flexible venue with capacity for up to 1,100 guests.

A wedding at Metropolis Events Melbourne promises to be a stylish and sophisticated affair. With opulent details, plush furnishings, magnificent views, and an array of diverse spaces, the venue is a truly awe-inspiring backdrop.

For Metropolis wedding pricing, packages and inclusions, download their wedding brochure here.

Yes, Metropolis Events Melbourne offers several flexible locations for corporate functions, including the Aviary Room, Panorama Room, an all-weather terrace, as well as exclusive venue hire.

For more information on corporate event pricing, packages and inclusions, download a Metropolis events brochure here.

Yes. Here are just a few local hotel highlights:

  • The Langham Melbourne 
  • Grand Hyatt Melbourne
  • Crown Hotel

There is ample secure public car parking below the venue with direct lift and escalator access. Flinders Street Station and St Kilda Road Trams are also a short three-minute walk away. For menu tastings between 9am and 4pm Monday – Friday, discounted parking is available for Wilson Parking with a code available from the venue.

Metropolis Events Melbourne has an experienced in-house team of chefs that strive to deliver excellence in every meal. Working with only seasonal, locally produced ingredients, creative and tailored menus are delivered for any type of event. Here’s a preview of what you can expect.

Sample Menu


  • Seared Japanese scallops, pea velvet, crisp pancetta, lemon emulsion, tarragon oil, baby sorrel [gf]
  • Braised gochujang glazed beef rib, miso eggplant puree, hot & sour green mango salad, shaved purple cabbage, coriander, crisp lotus root chips [gf df]
  • Handmade potato gnocchi, Autumn mushroom ragout, porcini cream, shaved pecorino, rocket leaves [v]


  • Slow cooked Gippsland lamb shoulder, organic white quinoa, pistachios, cumin & sumac confit carrots, toasted pepitas, lemon yoghurt, thyme & honey jus [gf]
  • Baked Tasmanian salmon fillet, fennel & leek fricassee, broad beans, grapefruit beurre blanc, Yarra Valley salmon roe, petit herb salad [gf]
  • House-made cauliflower & smoked cheddar tortellini, toasted almonds, roasted cauliflower, tomato emulsion, parmesan & basil crumb [v]


  • Glazed cherry, Valrhona Manjari chocolate parfait, pickled morello cherry, salted chocolate soil, aerated chocolate, cherry gel [gf]
  • Warm apple & rhubarb crumble tart, lemon & saffron custard, orange & buttermilk ice cream, cinnamon tea cake, lemon curd
  • Tahitian vanilla panna cotta, green apple jelly, compressed honeydew melon, lime & matcha meringue, green apple sorbet, white chocolate & cinnamon dust [gf]

Metropolis sits right in the heart of Melbourne, along the river’s edge and overlooking the CBD. Nearby attractions include:

  • Federation Square
  • Yarra River
  • Melbourne CBD
  • National Gallery of Victoria
  • Parliament House
Amelia Scatigno

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Amelia Scatigno is our lovely Melbourne event and wedding expert. She's been in the industry since 2015 and absolutely loves the entertainment components of events, whether that's live drummers and dancers or a big fireworks show at the end of the night.

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