Panama Dining Room

231, Smith Street, Fitzroy, Victoria, 3065, Australia


3 Reviews

Panama Dining Room Melbourne Corporate Functions & Events

Nestled in the lively heart of Fitzroy, the much-loved Panama Dining Room awaits to host your next Melbourne corporate event in style. This chic and modern industrial restaurant venue exudes undeniable charm, drawing guests in with its striking arched windows and captivating eclectic décor. With ample space to accommodate up to 250 attendees, Panama Dining Room is the perfect choice for a wide range of private and corporate gatherings near Melbourne CBD.

What sets Panama Dining Room apart is its captivating history — the dining area resides within an early 1900s textile factory, infusing your corporate event with a touch of timeless allure. As guests step into the atmospheric interiors, they are greeted with warm hospitality and treated to unforgettable dining experiences. The team at Panama Dining Room takes pride in crafting bespoke corporate function packages, ensuring every aspect of your occasion is tailor-made to perfection.

Convenience is key, and Panama Dining Room delivers on this front as well. Located just a stone’s throw away from Melbourne CBD, guests can easily reach the venue in just a few tram stops. This accessibility makes it an ideal choice for attendees coming from various parts of the city, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable experience from the moment they arrive.

Panama Dining Room Melbourne Corporate Function & Event Highlights:

  • Versatile and light-filled interiors
  • Convenient location close to Melbourne CBD
  • Exquisite, chef-curated dining experiences
  • Tailored packages with a range of options
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sitting Up to 170 Sitting
standing Up to 250 Standing


Accommodation Onsite
Rooms Available N/A
Onsite Car Parking
Available Spaces N/A

Spaces At This Venue

  • Guests At Panama Dining Room

    Whole Venue

    Events at Panama Dining Room are exclusive, meaning you'll have access to the entire space for the duration of your hire. The interiors are light-filled, spacious, and versatile, with plenty of room to accommodate up to 170 seated guests or 250 standing.

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Nearby attractions:

  • Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium
  • Cooks’ Cottage
  • Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria

Nearby hotels:

  • Veriu Collingwood
  • The Standard Hotel Fitzroy
  • Quest Collingwood

Venue Testimonials

Funky and classy venue in an unsuspecting part of Smith St. Great venue for a wedding! The staff were attentive, the food was delicious and well presented, and there is a decent selection of good wine.

Kathleen S

I had a fantastic experience at Panama. The dining experience was way more than I expected and our party was so pleased with the overall experience. Food was almost to pretty to eat and the service was friendly and professional!

Janet S

Such an incredible venue with an amazing crew; from Luke and Jason in the background to Julia, Sky and Diego making the party run to perfection. Cant thank you guys enough for making it such a memorable celebration last Saturday night. Highly Recommend!

Daniel F

Frequently Asked Questions

Panama Dining Room can accommodate up to 170 seated guests or 250 standing.

Yes, this elegant restaurant space is a top pick for corporate venue hire in Melbourne, with bespoke packages and delicious catering menus tailored to each individual client.

There is a great selection of hotels nearby. Options include:

  • Veriu Collingwood
  • The Standard Hotel Fitzroy
  • Quest Collingwood

Yes, there is plenty of off-street parking available in the adjacent streets.

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