The Duke pub offers a variety of private and semi-private function spaces for hire in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD. With a history of hosting everything from birthdays to corporate functions, The Duke is the ideal venue to host your next event or party.

Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, organising an engagement party or wedding reception, or hosting a corporate event, our friendly and professional function crew can help you create the perfect occasion to suit your budget, theme and catering needs.

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Wine Bar

  • Seated capacity : 64
  • Standing capacity : 120

This stylish private room within the venue is warm and spacious, perfect for birthday parties, engagement parties, Christmas parties and more.

The Dining Hall

  • Seated capacity : 100
  • Standing capacity : 150

The light-filled Dining Hall is where The Duke’s menu comes alive. Choose from Australian and international dishes, hearty pub classics and a tasty selection of share platters.

Duke Lounge

  • Seating capacity : 30
  • Standing capacity : 40

Ideal for parties, social gatherings or breakfasts, our stylish Mezzanine is a private space that still lets you soak up the atmosphere of the wider venue.

Level One Lounge

  • Seated capacity : 40
  • Standing capacity : 50

Soak up the warm ambience and relax in our sumptuous lounges as you enjoy good food and good conversation with your favourite people.

Level One (Whole Floor)

  • Seated capacity : 200
  • Standing capacity : 250

Hire the entire floor of Level 1 at The Duke, which includes the Wine Bar, Dining Hall, The Lounge and our Garden Deck.

With a capacity of up to 250, this space is perfect for corporate functions, launch events, birthday celebrations, engagement parties, Christmas parties and more. Choose from a variety of delicious function menus to suit any occasion.


  • Capacity : 200

The newly-opened rooftop bar is available for exclusive function hire for private events. With views to the Forum, Fed Square and Flinders Street and a fresh rooftop menu & cocktail list, it's the perfect function space for any celebration.

Rooftop Lounge

  • Standing : 15

The Lounge on the rooftop can be booked for smaller events accommodating up to 15 guests for a more intimate event.