The Epicurean Emu Bottom

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Homestead Way
Sunbury, VIC 3429


The Epicurean Emu Bottom is a magnificent rural property only 30 minutes from the centre of Melbourne and 10 minutes from Melbourne Airport. Steeped in history it is Victoria’s oldest homestead built in 1835 by one of Melbourne’s founding fathers, George Evans.  

The Epicurean Emu Bottom offers a unique and historic, rural setting with multiple options for any size group or occasion. Whether it is a large conference dinner in the Woolshed, a beautiful wedding reception in the lovingly restored Homestead or an intimate ceremony in the Slab Hut, the Events Team at The Epicurean Group can create a truly memorable experience for your wedding or corporate function. We offer a complete customised package for your special occasion and we will work closely with you to deliver on the direction you desire, and to ensure a truly unique and memorable celebration.

The Epicurean Group are famous for our ‘cucina’ style cuisine – fresh, regional, seasonal, delicious produce prepared with rustic, authentic flair. Our menus marry modern Australian inspirations with fresh, bountiful Italian influences. Sophisticated yet relaxed, colourful, generous share platters are recommended to get guests mingling and connecting with the food and each other. We offer several packages for our clients to select from including all beverages.


We at The Epicurean Group look forward to your enquiry and we cannot wait to assist you as you plan your next event at one of our stunning, unique regional venues like Emu Bottom Homestead.

Notes Relating to Event Suitability:

The Events Team at the Epicurean Group can create a truly memorable experience for your upcoming wedding or event at The Epicurean Emu Bottom.

Venue Capacities

Minimum Capacity 25Cocktail party - 3 hours food & beverage$
Maximum Capacity 250Lunch or Dinner - 4 hours food and beverage$
Maximum Standing 250Conference - Day package$
Maximum Table Seating 180ACCOMMODATIONFROM
Maximum Theatre 160Per 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)
The Homestead  250  220  180  140  160            
The Woolshed  240  200  150  125              

Event Suitability

Conference:  yes
Corporate:  yes
Social:  yes
Wedding Receptions:  yes
Wedding Ceremonies:  yes
Training Events:  yes
Sporting Club Events:  yes
21st Birthdays:  yes
Deb Balls and School Formals:  yes
After Parties:  no
Underage Events:  no
18th Birthdays:  no
Religious Events:  yes
Dinner Dances:  yes
Exhibition/Product Launch:  yes
Concerts:  yes
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.:  
Views:  yes
Parking:  yes
Outdoor Facilities:  
Disabled Access and Facilities:  
Public Transport Nearby:  

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