Eastern Hill

1 5 4.8 (12 reviews) 
Melbourne, Victoria  View Map
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Eastern Hill Dinning Hall, Melbourne’s elegant dining hall venue on the hill.

Eastern Hill is Melbourne’s newest venue, despite being around longer than most. This hidden treasure has only recently become available for hire. With its soaring ceilings, original stained glass windows, timber truss frames and Gothic influenced architecture, the space needs little done to create a stunning wedding reception venue.

Set in Melbourne’s premier wedding district, Eastern Hill is the ultimate venue for your special day. Whether you get married in the Fitzroy Gardens, enjoy photos along the Paris-end of Collins Street or use the church and grounds of St. Peter’s, it is all on the door-step of this beautiful dining hall.

The quaint gardens and courtyard provide a lovely pre-function area, whilst the embellished balcony allows for quite the entrance. Eastern Hill will satisfy all your decorative needs, just add candle light to complete the perfect wedding reception.

As the caterers of Eastern Hill, Hot Dish prides itself on tailoring packages, perfectly satisfying each client’s desires and budget.

Eastern Hill is a versatile venue for weddings large and small, receptions of all styles, day or night.

Reception capacity:
  • A long lunch – 120 guests at long rectangular tables.
  • Cocktail Party – 270 guests standing.
  • Brunch style buffet - 130 guests at round/rectangular tables.
  • Formal sit-down – 110 guests with dance floor or 130 guests without.

Hot Dish also offer:
  • Professional waiters, bar staff and event managers.
  • Customised or themed menus and matching beverage packages.
  • Event design, decoration and food styling.
  • Art installations and music recommendations.


Wedding Venue Features

Reception guests

Min 50 / Max 285

Price per head

Low $115 / High $155


Indoors & Outdoors

Ceremony Guests

Min 30 / Max 300

Time restrictions

12:30 AM

In-house catering


3rd party catering


Event time included

6 hours

Additional hours

$600 Per Head

Music must end by

12:30 AM


4.8" 12  reviews Review this supplier
15 Apr 2016

Price included 3 course meal for 100, canapes, drinks, cake, venue, decorations, flowers, staff, logistics. Loved everything, we had comments from all our guests about how amazing it all was. Beautiful heritage building and pretty decorations. Delicious food, excellent service. Thankyou to Jarrah and team, I'd recommend to everyone

3 Mar 2016

What a beautiful venue tucked away in the middle of the CBD. Nothing was to much for Jarrah and the hot dish team. They transformed the venue into the gorgeous romantic setting we wanted full of tea lights and flowers. The food was delicious with very generous portions. The outdoor courtyard is brilliant at night with the city backdrop. All in all it made for a magical venue!

18 Apr 2015

Convenient place for a wedding, right in the middle of the CBD and easy access to public transport. Once inside the compound though it seems like we were transported back to another era with its beautiful gardens and heritage buildings.

24 Oct 2014

We married at St Peters Church next door and were looking for a timeless, classic venue with warmth and personality. The mixture of red brick, ornate windows and warm wooden tones were the perfect setting! The courtyard provided a nice place for pre-drinks and outdoor fun.

20 Sep 2014

Melbourne's best kept secret. A stunning venue and Jarrah and Michael are completely amazing. The food is to die for and Jarrah is a wedding coordinator extraordinaire. I would highly recommend this venue for someone looking for rustic old world charm in their venue!

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