Function Venue Geelong

Thank you for considering the Telegraph Hotel for your next function.

We are Geelong’s premier function venue for hosting events and functions of varying sizes with catering options tailored to suit.

Our function spaces can cater to occasions including :

  • Birthdays
  • Celebrations
  • Seated dinners & luncheons
  • Cocktail parties
  • Break-ups

  • Meetings
  • Weddings
  • Conferences
  • Wakes
  • Outdoor functions


Functions in Geelong

The Telegraph Hotel in Geelong is the perfect venue for your next function or business meeting. From small, intimate gatherings to large formal functions, our multi-purpose function spaces can be easily altered, converted and decorated to suit a range of events and themes. We have numerous casual, formal and executive function spaces available both downstairs and upstairs. We have beautiful outdoor spaces for summer functions and three fireplaces to add warmth to indoor winter events.


Downstairs on the ground floor, the contemporary bar, comfortable dining lounge and bridge room can cater for a range of events. You can easily combine spaces for extra room.

LOUNGE/DINING ROOM – Take a virtual tour

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In our comfortable lounge and dining area with a fireplace, feel free to reserve small and large tables or you can book the entire space for a large sit down event or stand up function.  Add the Bridge Room for more space and access to the outdoor area.


Seated – 100

Stand up – 170

BRIDGE ROOM – Take a virtual tour

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This area is just the right size for cocktail affairs, small dining groups, a Sunday lunch with family and friends or a dinner party. Situated in the back section of our Geelong restaurant, this can be closed off from the dining area. The bridge room offers access to the umbrella-shaded deck through bi-folding glass doors. Outside access is available weather permitting.


Seated – 40

Stand up – 60

Main Bar

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Our main bar is a vibrant and uplifting space with a fireplace suitable for larger parties. Functions held around our main bar are ideal for cocktail style or casual events, parties, birthday celebrations or even short notice wakes.


Stand up – 100

Add Southside room – 130

SOUTHSIDE – Take a virtual tour

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Aptly named, this more intimate space with a fireplace is located on the south side of the bar area and offers a semi-private enclosure. This spot is perfect for smaller sit-down functions or casual luncheons and small dinner parties.


Seated – 30

Stand up – 40


Upstairs on our first floor, our stylish function area has been recently updated to add that sophisticated edge to your special occasion, meeting or conference. This space features a full bar and two fireplaces. All spaces are accessible by lift.

GRAND ROOM – Take a virtual tour

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Our grand room upstairs with full bar and fireplace is an ideal space for large functions including parties, conferences, smaller sit-down weddings and larger canapés-style wedding receptions.


Seated 40 – 60 (depending on dining requirements)

Stand up 100 –120

Add the rooftop terrace if weather permitting

PRIVATE DINING ROOM – Take a virtual tour

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Our stunning private dining room seats up to 20 people around a long communal table. It is an ideal space for a sit down celebratory meal with friends, family or colleagues or for a small cocktail style party


Seated – 20

Stand up – 40

ROOFTOP TERRACE – Take a virtual tour

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Our rooftop terrace features an open-air deck and al fresco dining with views towards Port Philip Bay, the You Yangs and the city centre. It can be booked depending on the time of year and weather permitting.

AL FRESCO – Take a virtual tour

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Our upstairs al fresco area with fireplace can be opened up in warmer months to the rooftop terrace or closed in for cosy winter affairs. Rooftop Terrace weather permitting.

Please click here to take a virtual tour of our various Function spaces.

For function enquiries call (03) 5222 2471 or email