Plaza Ballroom

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191 Collins Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000



The jewel in the crown of the Marriner Group properties, the Plaza Ballroom is renowned for its award-winning catering and impeccable service. The venue boasts a unique yet classic style and provides a truly stunning backdrop for any event.

The sense of occasion you feel as you enter the venue is unlike any other in Melbourne. Descend the grand staircase into the foyer simulating a Spanish piazza where pre-dinner drinks can be served. On entering the Plaza Ballroom marvel at the intricate architecture, stunning original chandeliers, emblazoned high ceiling, decorative stage and versatile open floor plan.


Its location at the Regent Theatre on Collins Street is in the heart of the Melbourne CBD and makes it a very convenient choice and with a flexible floor plan, we can cater for sit down lunch or gala dinner events ranging in size from 200-550 guests, cocktail receptions from 400-1200 guests and presentation style events from 400-800 guests.


Our Executive Chef, David Ricardo comes to the Plaza Ballroom after an impressive stint with the Lucas Group, where he was a key player in the openings of Chin Chin, Go Go Bar, Baby and Kong BBQ. He was also Head Chef at Pearl Restaurant & Bar when it was awarded two chef’s hats by The Age Good Food Guide.

He and his team provide a sensory experience for our guests with a particular emphasis on flavours and presentation. Our stunning new menus are based around Australian cuisine and can be readily adapted to our clients’ needs.


Sound, vision and lighting....

Let our Production and Theming Department arrange for all your technical needs. Nobody knows our venues like we do so it makes sense that we are able to provide you with the very best expertise in the most cost efficient manner.

Our highly trained team of technicians can provide for the simplest of audiovisual presentations through to creating a fully produced night of theatrical splendour. Our technical team of experts will deliver a night your guests will never forget.


From simple to spectacular....

The Plaza Ballroom, with its stunning Spanish Rococo architecture, and striking interior is a venue unmatched in history, grandeur and ambience.

Our venue lends itself beautifully to any number of themes;Take a trip up the red carpet for a glamorous Oscars-style awards night, transport your guests back in time to a medieval banquet, indulge in an unforgettable ‘night at the theatre’, be blown away by a dazzling Bollywood spectacular or indulge in a magnificent masquerade ball.

Our theming department can arrange for everything from linen, napery, centrepieces and florals to furniture, staging, catwalks and props.


Our dedicated Events team offer years of experience in Event Management. Every aspect of each event is managed with expertise, energy and attention to detail to ensure complete satisfaction is achieved on every occasion.

Notes Relating to Event Suitability:

Minimum numbers apply with a minimum food & beverage spend.


Floor Plan

Venue Capacities

Minimum Capacity 200Cocktail party - 3 hours food & beverage$73.00
Maximum Capacity 1200Lunch or Dinner - 4 hours food and beverage$116.00
Maximum Standing 1200Conference - Day package$63.50
Maximum Table Seating 550ACCOMMODATIONFROM
Maximum Theatre 800Per Room$

ROOMCocktail Cocktail with Dance Floor Banquet Banquet with Dance Floor Theatre Theatre with Dance Floor Classroom U-Shape Style Boardroom Style Area (M2) Ceiling Height (M)
Plaza Ballroom  1200  1200  550  500  800    250      704  6.4

Event Suitability

Conference:  yes
Corporate:  yes
Social:  yes
Wedding Receptions:  yes
Wedding Ceremonies:  no
Training Events:  yes
Sporting Club Events:  yes
21st Birthdays:  no
Deb Balls and School Formals:  no
After Parties:  yes
Underage Events:  no
18th Birthdays:  no
Religious Events:  yes
Dinner Dances:  yes
Exhibition/Product Launch:  yes
Concerts:  no
Hens & Bucks Nights:  no

Food & Beverages

Catered:  yes
Allow External Catering:  no
Licensed:  yes
Allow External Beverages:  no
Licensed Hours:  

Other Requirements

AV - Sound Lighting, Staging Etc.:  yes
Views:  no
Parking:  no
Outdoor Facilities:  no
Disabled Access and Facilities:  yes
Public Transport Nearby:  yes

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