Functions and Venues

Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria in Melbourne and Cranbourne are great places for functions, including wedding ceremonies and other special events.

Event spaces

Melbourne Gardens

Private functions, including weddings, anniversaries and other special celebrations, can be held at a variety of indoor and outdoor spaces by arrangement with the following licensed operators:

Wedding ceremonies and photography

For information about wedding ceremonies and photography within Melbourne Gardens, please contact Blakes Feast.

To enquire about ceremonies and photography at Gardens House, please contact Atlantic Group

Cranbourne Gardens

The Australian Garden, at Cranbourne Gardens, provides a stunning backdrop for weddings, engagement parties, conferencing and corporate events.

There are several beautiful wedding ceremony locations available in the Australian Garden and the exciting new Tarnuk Room is now complete and available for bookings. This new space, set in natural surroundings, has a capacity of 150 people for sit-down events or up to 250 people for a stand-up event and features spectacular views overlooking the Australian Garden.

For function enquiries and information about wedding ceremonies, please contact Sorrento Catering Company.

T  0400 414 173

Wedding ceremonies and photography

For all wedding ceremonies and photography information, please contact Sorrento Catering Company.


Melbourne Gardens

Jardin Tan

Explore the vibrant, dynamic flavours of French-Indochina in a warm, welcoming space perfect for a bite with friends, a formal event or a lingering lunch. Jardin Tan represents the truest expression of the farm-to-table philosophy, celebrating the organic produce grown on-site within the Gardens. 

Open Daily
8am to 4pm

For all enquiries:

T 03 9691 3878

The Terrace

Fine food, wine and Melbourne's most spectacular views come together at The Terrace. With a sweeping outlook over the Ornamental Lake to Government House, indoor and outdoor dining is delightful. Open for lunch, Devonshire tea, high tea, coffee and cake. Picnic Hampers are available, and include a gourmet selection of sandwiches and baguettes, salads, dips, cheese, crackers, petite fours and fresh fruit. More information regarding Picnic Hampers is available here

October to April, Daily, 9am to 5pm
May to September, Daily, 9.45am to 4pm

T 03 9820 9590

The Terrace has seating with backrests and a designated unisex all-abilities toilet.

Cranbourne Gardens

Boon Wurrung Cafe

The Boon Wurrung Cafe, with enticing views over the Australian Garden, offers delicious meals as well as coffee, tea and light snacks. The menu features delectable native Australian ingredients to add flavour and style to favourites. Now serving breakfast from 9am to 11.30am every Saturday and Sunday. Menu available here

10am to 4pm on weekdays
9am to 4.45pm on weekends, public holidays and school holidays

T 03 5990 2247

T 0400 414 173


The Kiosk is located at the Northern end of the Australian Garden and offers simple meals, coffee & snacks.

Open weekends, public holidays and school holidays, 11am to 3pm, weather permitting
Closed on weekdays (outside school holiday times) and Christmas Day