The Brewhouse

5.0  ( 1 review ) · 49 Mair St, Ballarat Central, Victoria (View Map) · Show Phone
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Discover the ideal venue at Freight Bar & Rooftop: Brewhouse, boasting an industrial feel function centre that can be created into a perfect space for weddings and engagements. With expansive open spaces providing unparalleled flexibility, ensuring a seamless and memorable wedding tailored to your preferences.

Freight Bar Brewhouse is a versatile and industrially fitted function centre, offering a blank canvas for your perfect event. Tailored for weddings and engagements, its ample open space allows flexible event planning. Guests benefit from exclusive amenities, including a private bar, bar staff and dedicated toilets. Brewhouse's glass-free environment ensures a seamless and safe event, prioritising functionality and memorability.

What You’ll Love About Working with Brewhouse for Your Event:

  • Rooftop Bar: This can cater for the pre/post ceremonial drinks. Exclusive to Freight Bar & Rooftop.
  • Unmatched Flexibility: Brewhouse's large, open space provides unparalleled flexibility, allowing clients to curate their perfect event, be it a wedding, engagement, or any large gathering, with ease.
  • Exclusive Amenities: Enjoy the luxury of your own private bar and toilets, ensuring a personalised and convenient experience for hosts and guests alike.
  • Venue within a Venue: upon arrival, you and your guests will be greeted with your own bar staff and fully stocked private bar, and the local area offers stunning photo opportunities. 

Highlights of Working with Brewhouse:

  • Spacious Capacities: Cocktail style for up to 300 people, sit-down dinners for 120, conference theatre style for 150, U-shape set up for 60, and boardroom for 60.
  • Expandable Options: Larger functions can extend into the upstairs area for versatility.
  • Tailored Settings: Whether an intimate U-shape set-up or a grand cocktail-style event, Brewhouse offers flexible configurations for diverse event needs.
  • Exclusive Facilities: Private bar, toilets, and AV requirements for a seamless and personalised event experience.
  • Safety Assurance: The glass-free environment ensures functionality and guest safety during your event.


Hello.... My name is Charmane, and I want to say thank you for looking at Freight Bar as a potential space to hold your beautiful day! I will be the person that you will engage with, from start to finish. I do have some helpers along the way, but all the glam and finer details will be done through me. I've been handling functions of all sorts for many years now and I love creating the perfect day which marks a memorable one. xx

Charmane Jarvis

Functions & Events Mgr

Venue Features

Min 1 / Max 350 Reception guests

Price per head: Low $75 / High $ 150

Time restrictions: 1:00 AM

In-house catering

5.00 hours Event time included

Music must end by 12:00 AM

Easy Weddings Special Offer

January & February 2025 Bookings Special offer

If you book a function in either January or February 2025,  the offer will be 

 - 20% off Room hire fee

 - No Minimum spend 

 - Linen Hire included 

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49 Mair St, Ballarat Central, Victoria


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Yes, we do have a internal lift in the venue that caters for any guest that requires it.

Of course! Children are most welcome to be in the venue and attend any function as long as their accomplained by a parent.  We don't put time restriction on children's attendance, this is done at parent's discretion.

No, we don't have a minimum spend on all our function spaces 

1 review 5.0 Write a Review

March 2024

We loved having our wedding at Freight in the Brewhouse! It was the perfect relaxed vibe we wanted, the industrial style suited us perfectly. Charmane and the team were easy and friendly to work with, nothing was too much of an ask! Affordable prices and packages and awesome easy local location. Definitely recommend checking it out. Thanks again to the team at Freight for our awesome night 💗

Lucy G.

The Brewhouse

Thank you Lucy & Lochie for celebrating your beautiful day with us. The excitement of your day was felt by all, and it was a pleasure to work with you to make it a memorable one. Best wishes for many years to come xx Charmane & Freight Team

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