The National Gallery of Victoria

(9 reviews) 9 5
180 St Kilda Rd Southbank Melbourne 3006
NGV International 0
NGV International Persimmon Boardwalk Entrance 1
NGV International Garden Ceremony 2
NGV International Garden Ceremony Under the Arbour 3
NGV International Wedding Photography 4
NGV International Persimmon Dining 5

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About The National Gallery of Victoria

180 St Kilda Rd, Southbank
Melbourne, 3006

Just a few minutes walk from the CBD, the NGV is home to a large collection of artworks and attracts thousands of visitors each winter for its Melbourne Winter Masterpieces exhibitions. With a choice of two both contemporary yet elegant spaces, your guests will be impressed

The Great Hall is a large capacity event space famous for its high, stunning stained glass ceiling by Leonard French, a perfect venue for large dinners and cocktail receptions. Pre-dinner drinks can be held in Federation Court, beneath the expansive glass ceiling or on the Terrace overlooking the Grollo Equiset Garden, home to some of the Gallery’s most impressive sculptures

For a more intimate celebration, the Garden Restaurant transforms from a highly regarded restaurant by day to a contemporary venue for wedding dinners and cocktail receptions by night. Overlooking the magnificent gardens, the Garden Restaurant is framed by a backdrop of the city skyline, creating an artistic and stylish setting. A private entrance boasts a romantic boardwalk from the gate to the venue’s entrance whilst the gardens provide the perfect location for pre-dinner drinks.

Beautiful and elegant garden ceremonies can be held prior to the reception in the Grollo Equiset Garden under a beautiful arbour adorned by shady vines and surrounded by the artwork by world renowned artists. Impressive and exclusive photo opportunities will impress and add a memorable aspect to any wedding album.

• Just a few minutes’ walk from the CBD • Your choice of two unique and elegant event spaces that will impress • The Great Hall is a large capacity space famous for its stunning stained glass ceiling design • The Garden Restaurant is framed by a backdrop of the city skyline, creating an artistic and stylish setting • Romantic garden ceremonies under shady vines, surrounded by artworks of world renowned artists

Facilities at The National Gallery of Victoria

Venue Type :
Evening Entertainment :
Evening Reception Facilities
Dance Floor
Entertainment Licence
Venue Staff Assistance :
Wedding Coordinator
Dining Options :
Seated Meal Facilities
In House Catering
Alcohol Licence
Corkage Option
Capacity :
75 to 100 guests
100 to 150 guests
150 to 250 guests
250 to 400 guests
More than 400 guests
Other Features :
Car Parking

The National Gallery of Victoria Location

The National Gallery of Victoria, 180 St Kilda Rd, Southbank, Melbourne, 3006

180 St Kilda Rd Southbank Melbourne 3006
03 9825 0092
9 5

The National Gallery of Victoria Reviews (9)

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By Margarita and Louie, 30.11.2013, on 16 Apr 2014

Thank you so so much for Saturday night. The venue looked unbelievable and everyone loved the food! You did an amazing job!

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By Con and Renee, 28.12.2013, on 16 Apr 2014

Thank you so much for all you help. Saturday evening really was the best night of our lives. The place looked fantastic.

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By Caitlin and Adam, 08.02.2014, on 16 Apr 2014

Adam and I would like to say a huge thank you to you and the team for such a wonderful wedding day. The feedback we have had is that the food was absolutely amazing and that everyone enjoyed themselves massively. I can't thank you enough for all your work and contact in the lead-up to the day!

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By Luisa and Craig, 19.05.13, on 16 Apr 2014

Just wanted to write and say thank you for everything you and Peter Rowland did to make our wedding reception such a success. Everything was perfect, we loved the room and we're so happy that we picked it all the way from London. Everyone loved the location, the Melbourne setting, the sleek and sophisticated room, and the delicious food! We've had so many compliments. It was great working with you through many emails and calls to make it so perfect. Thanks for your efforts.

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By Michelle and John, 16.02.13, on 16 Apr 2014

We and I had such a fantastic day, and have been remarking how brilliantly everything was done at the NGV. You and all the rest of the team there were so great and looked after everyone perfectly. We couldn't have been happier with the venue, food and people. We really appreciate all the effort you in particular went to for us and it was lovely to see you again briefly on Saturday. Thanks again for everything!

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By Nicole and Brad, 13.07.13, on 16 Apr 2014

Thank you SO much for making our wedding so memorable! The set up looked amazing, way beyond our expectations!!! Everybody has commented on how wonderful it looked and also how delicious the food was and how attentive the PRC staff were!! Leading up to the wedding your assistance with the preparations was fantastic and we are so grateful for this!! We will definitely pop by and say hi next time we in the NGV. Thank you so much again.

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By Bec and Cam, 10.08.13, on 16 Apr 2014

The Great Hall looked absolutely amazing and we had so many wonderful compliments. Thank you for being so easy to work with. You are such an amazing event manager and we knew that everything would run smoothly and look fantastic on the day - it definitely exceed our expectations.

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By Jana and Jeremy, 31.12.13, on 16 Apr 2014

How can we say THANK YOU enough???!!!! Our wedding was everything we could have imagined and so much more! It was just perfect, thanks in no small part to your amazing hard work!! The venue looked spectacular! It took my breath away walking in, I honestly can't thank you enough for everything and especially for helping me get those amazing candle centrepieces through, and they were honestly just magic! Could you please pass on our huge gratitude to the team who gave up new years eve to work the night, the service was honestly FLAWLESS, the food was just incredible, the service was perfect, the team read the night so well and were so accommodating. I cannot believe how smoothly everything flowed and how seamlessly it all ran. All our guests commented on how fantastic the night was and how brilliant the staff were. Thank you a thousand times over!!!

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By Stephanie and Simon, 15.03.14, on 16 Apr 2014

I just wanted to send you a quick note of thanks and feedback from our recent Wedding, which was one of the best nights of our lives. Thank you for all your help in planning our wedding day at the NGV on March 15th. You were fantastic in helping us pull together our day and creating a night that we had dreamt of. I would also like extend our gratitude and appreciation to all the staff and team at Peter Rowland for all that they did on the night. The service and food was impeccable and could not have faulted a thing. Still two weeks after the night we are receiving comments from our guests on what a great night it was with lots of comments about the exceptional service the Staff at Peter Rowland provided and they venue itself. The food was awesome, the atmosphere was great, and the venue looked amazing.

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