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05 Royal Block

05 Royal Block

2,135sqm historic space

Discover the perfect event space here

05 Royal Block

Built in 1916, Royal Block holds significant importance to Melbourne Showgrounds’ rich history, offering opulence combined with modern convenience creating a beautiful and functional event space.

Recommended for:

  • Functions such as Annual General Meetings 
  • Dinners 
  • Banquets
  • Conferences and seminars
  • Breakout sessions 
  • Exhibitor retreats 
  • Corporate offsites (planning days, team building etc)
  • Public catering


The Royal Block features a number of function rooms to cater for a variety of different size and style events.

  • Royal Café -  300m2
  • Rustlers -  300m2
  • Royal Bar - 100m2
  • Port Phillip Room - 375m2

These areas, in conjunction with complete climate control, ample waste and water points, single phase power throughout, plus internal toilet facilities, make Royal Block the ideal location for functions, dinners, banquets, conferences, breakout rooms, exhibitor retreats and public catering.

  • 2,135sqm in total
  • Each area within the Royal Block has individual access
  • Combination of carpet and floorboard throughout
  • Water and waste points throughout
  • Single phase power throughout
  • Wireless internet
  • Complete climate control with heating and cooling throughout
  • Toilets within Royal Block
  • Located directly off the main boulevard
  • Convenient back of house areas such as a storage area, kitchen, wet areas and office space


Size (sqm):2,135
Dinner Dance:200

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