Whether it’s a corporate gathering, private celebration or special occasion, elevate your next event in one of the top function rooms Melbourne has to offer and leave a lasting impression on your guests. Our menu and function packages are customisable to suit your needs and ensure a unique experience for your special occasion.

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The Rooftop

Outside Rooftop | 200 Cocktail | 50 Seated

Whole Rooftop | 320 Cocktail

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The Lounge

Whole Lounge | 250 Cocktail

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The Club

Whole Club | 250 Cocktail

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Book your next function at The Emerson in South Yarra, Melbourne

Discover the perfect event venue at The Emerson, where our Melbourne function rooms are tailored to make each event uniquely yours. Our expert team combines creativity and precision to ensure every detail is flawlessly executed.

We understand that every event is unique, that’s why we offer flexible packages and comprehensive support to make your event memorable. Enjoy quality catering options and impeccable service in our versatile spaces. Let The Emerson make your next celebration exceptional.

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Whether you’re hosting a corporate event, private celebration or marking a special day, The Emerson offers 3 versatile function room spaces suitable for any occasion! Enquire here to find out more about our tailored packages, menus and spaces for your next event.

Our venue offers 3 versatile function room spaces. You can find our venue capacity details below…

The Rooftop
Whole Rooftop | Maximum capacity of 350
Half Rooftop | Maximum capacity of 250

The Lounge
Maximum capacity of 250

The Club
Maximum capacity of 250

To book a function in any of our Melbourne function rooms, we require a minimum spend. All minimum spends will vary in pricing depending on the day, time and scale of your event. To enquire about pricing, please email our team at

Yes, we offer various packages to cater for different types of events, functions and occasions.

Function Packages
To find out more about our exclusive function packages, please enquire here or email our team at

Birthday Packages
To find out more about our Friday & Saturday birthday packages, send a DM to the team on @theemerson Instagram page.

Hens Packages
For hens packages, please email our team at

Yes, we can definitely assist with booking a DJ for your next exclusive funcg! Please reach out to our team at for more details.

There is street parking and parking lots nearby to the venue. Public transportation options are also close by, with trams stopping right next to the venue.

The Emerson prohibits outside food and drinks. However, exceptions may be made for dietary restrictions. Contact our team to check.

The Emerson Rooftop Bar features live entertainment, such as DJs, live bands, or special events. Check out ‘What’s On’ at the rooftop bar for information on upcoming performances.

Unfortunately, you’ll have to leave your furry friends at home.

The Rooftop is open on Friday from 5pm until late and Saturdays & Sundays from 12pm until late. Book here to secure your spot.

Yes! Our kitchen is located on The Rooftop level of The Emerson. Our menu is seasonal, to the point and locally sourced from some of Australia’s best suppliers. From fresh seafood and succulent meats to garden-fresh vegetables and artisanal cheeses, each ingredient is carefully selected to ensure the highest quality and flavour. We are also able to cater to vegans, vegetarians, gluten-free, etc.! See our menu here.

Our kitchen is open on Friday from 5pm until late and Saturday & Sunday from 12pm until late. Find our booking availabilities here.

You can order food from the inside the rooftop bar with one of our friendly bar staff. See our menu here.

Yes, to maintain the high standards enjoyed at The Emerson, patrons are required to abide by a smart-casual dress code. To avoid disappointment when visiting our venue, please see the following items that are NOT permitted to be worn in the venue at any time:
Sportswear | Hoodies | Singlets | Shorts | Bum bags | Excessive Branding | Trainers | Ripped Clothing | Puffer Jackets | Heavy Jewellery

The Emerson rooftop bar in Melbourne is fully enclosed and climate-controlled, allowing us to host your functions, events & parties all year long. We also have a balcony where you can enjoy the fresh air!

Yes, the Emerson rooftop bar in Melbourne is fully enclosed and climate-controlled. No need to worry about your hair getting wet in the rainy season as our rooftop is completely sheltered from the elements.

We love celebrating hens and have a few different offerings. Get in contact with our sales teams about what packages and offerings we can send your way!

For any exclusive events or functions at The Emerson Rooftop Bar, you’re welcome to organise a Drag Queen. All other rooftop bookings are a shared space so as not to disrupt other bookings, we don’t allow organised performances for bookings.

Groups over 10 require a minimum spend to be met, this goes towards a pre-paid bar tab for your table sitting on the rooftop. Enquire with our team here to book!