Epocha is a great option for intimate venue hire in Melbourne. Located on the city fringe, it overlooks Carlton Gardens and the Royal Exhibition Buildings. It’s a perfect place for a family event, engagement celebration, work function or the biggest event of them all, a wedding reception.  

Epocha is a versatile function venue in Melbourne, suitable for both seated events and cocktail functions. It’s only a short stroll from the CBD, which makes it an ideal venue for hire in Melbourne for your next event. 

We offer a unique European-inspired cuisine with a mixture of Spanish, French, Italian, Greek and English influences. We also cater to all needs, so we’ll make sure that your vegan, vegetarian or gluten-free guests are happy with their meal. Our kitchen uses only the best local produce and boasts a head chef who’s worked in Michelin star restaurants. 

Our professional and experienced team will ensure that the details of your special day are seamless and personal. When organising your event, we prepare everything just as you like it. We offer many options for those looking for function rooms in Carlton. Book your chosen space well in advance to avoid disappointment.    

The current Covid-19 restrictions are limiting our capacities, so our Function Brochure below has been laid out with our updated capacities and minimum spends as well. For all enquiries or to get a personalised quote please fill out the online enquiry form on the bottom of this page or send an email to

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Our Function Venues

The Green Room Venue

Our semi-private dining space on the ground floor is a highlight of Epocha Restaurant. The Green Room, slightly elevated from the main dining room floor, features a beautiful parquetry table. Such a space is a unique gem amongst function restaurants in Melbourne. 

It will work perfectly for those who value intimacy for a special occasion spent in a sophisticated atmosphere. You can celebrate with up to 10 guests during your restaurant function there.

Seated Capacity: 8 to 10 guests

The Maybelle Room Venue

The Maybelle Room is a light and spacious room on the first floor. One of the biggest advantages of this space is that booking it includes exclusive use of the balcony overlooking the scenic Carlton Gardens. It is ideal for private dinners, cocktail parties and intimate wedding receptions.

This function venue in Melbourne has a seated capacity of up to 40 guests but it can double for a cocktail party. The Maybelle Room is also connected to Hannah’s Bar. For larger events both spaces can be hired exclusively. It’s an outstanding option among function rooms in Carlton.

Seated Capacity: 12 to 40 guests
Cocktail Capacity: 60 to 80 guests

Exclusive Use

Exclusive use of Epocha offers a larger space for seated group events. This solution for venue hire in Melbourne allows for serving of canapés and pre-dinner drinks. This part of the event takes place at the front of the restaurant or on the first floor in the Maybelle Room.

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