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Private Functions


Indian Banquets at The Windsor

With its lush, rich backdrop, our Grand Ballroom and generous Bourke Room are the perfect spaces to host your Indian function. Both have a capacity of 200 guests, come with a dancefloor, and have hosted vibrant Indian wedding ceremonies and receptions. 

We offer authentic Indian cuisine for your occasion, with our talented Indian chefs behind a feast which includes tandoori chicken straight from our in-house tandoor, to butter chicken, lamb korma, palak paneer and goan fish curry. We also cater to vegetarian and vegan requirements.


Christmas Banquets at The Windsor

Celebrate this festive season with a lavish banquet in the grandeur of a historic hotel, surrounded by exquisite architecture and rich traditions. With a range of enchanting settings from our original dining room to Grand Ballroom, celebrate with a selection of festive packages brimming with seasonal delights and complimentary inclusions.

Whether you intend to gather with your family, celebrate the year’s end with staff, impress your esteemed VIP clients, or host an extravagant Christmas ball, let our dedicated team curate an elevated experience that will impress every guest.

Minimum spend applies. Valid for events from 1st November - 24th December 2023


Bridal Showers

With its beautiful Victorian architecture, our hotel is one of the most romantic places to hold an elegant bridal shower. Select from our classic tea room or make it private* with a celebration in our gold-gilded Canberra Room or high-ceilinged Winston Room - the original dining room of the hotel.

Afternoon Tea is served on silver stands with Noritake crockery, with delectable sandwiches, elegant desserts and patisserie, warm scones with jam and cream, sparkling wine or Champagne on arrival, and specialty tea.


*Minimum numbers apply.


Private Afternoon Tea Parties

A memorable and elegant way to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, baby showers and other special occasions. Our private afternoon tea parties come with attentive wait staff, and are held in one of our dining rooms - the gold-gilded and chandeliered Canberra Room, or the classically-pretty Winston Room with tall Victorian windows.

Afternoon Tea includes:

  • A glass of French sparkling wine on arrival
  • Canapés, ribbon sandwiches, patisserie & scones with strawberry jam & double cream, served on tiered silver stands
  • A selection from our specialty tea menu & coffee

Our Other Venues


Private Dining at Aru

Aru is the newest addition from The Windsor restaurant group, with a menu distinguished by its modern take on Southeast Asian flavours and dishes, deft mingling of native Australian ingredients, and fun, playful creations.

The restuarant has two private dining areas - Banda, a beautiful spotted gum lined room that can be closed off from the restaurant and seats 12, and The Terrace, which seats 30 and has a view of Aru's wine wall. 

Both spaces can be booked separately or together. The entire venue can also be hired out for private events.

A Best New Restaurant finalist in Gourmet Traveller's 2022 Restaurant Awards, and with a two-hat worthy score in the respected Good Food Guide, Aru is one of the hottest dining destinations in Melbourne, and a covetable destination for your next event.

Join us for a cocktail function, or a sit-down set menu for lunch and dinner. 

Private Dining at Sunda _

Set across two levels, Sunda is one of the coolest dining destinations on Melbourne's gastronomic scene - renowned for its distinctive structure (steel, glass and mesh inspired by the glowing lanterns of Asia) and pioneering native Australian meets Southeast Asian cuisine.

The sophisticated older sister of Aru, Sunda offers a tasting menu, with the option to book out the mezzanie level (soaring ceilings and floor to ceiling glass) or the ground floor, which offers views into the open kitchen.

Sunda seats 36 guests upstairs and 28 downstairs, and can also be booked out in its entirety.

Currently on The World's 50 Best Discovery List, and holder of a hat in the respected Good Food Guide, Sunda is one of Melbourne's unmissable dining destinations, and a great setting for a distinctively Melbourne event.