Lucky Penny Est. 1990

481 Chapel St, South Yarra, Victoria, 3141, Australia

Think light timber floors, white walls, old fireplaces and large archway windows.
Our beautiful, Victorian Style function space is located on level one on top of our Scandinavian designed restaurant.
The Lowdown
Type
Banquet Hall / Event Facility
Cafe / Coffee House
Historic Building
Private Dining / Restaurant
Views
Courtyard
Street
Style
Classic
Elegant
Glamorous
Minimalistic
Vintage
BEST type of CELEBRATIONS
Anniversary / Engagement Party
Baby Shower
Bachelor / Bachelorette Party
Birthday Party
Bridal Shower
Charity Event
Corporate Event
Dinner Party
Reunion
Social Event
Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Reception

Venue Setting

Think light timber floors, white walls, old fireplaces and large archway windows.

An old 1950's home that has been transformed in to a beautiful and simplistic space with a private bar and balcony.

Catering is available for anything from mid week workshops, 1st year old afternoon tea parties, engagement parties, 30th & 40th birthdays, anniversaries or even weddings.
Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?

Yes

Estimated Price Per Head

from $30 to $250

Additional Charges

At Lucky Penny we offer full event services including but not limited to the below 
- Food and Beverage
- Sound
- Security
- Decor
- Flowers
- Balloons
- Cake
- Cleaning
- Entertainment (DJs, bands, etc)

Insurance

Additional Insurance Is Not Required To Host An Event Here

Capacity

Seated
40
Buffet
80
Standing
150
Celebrations Hosted Here Since
1990
Curfew
3 AM
Venue Spaces
Indoor Venue Space Only
Catering
Client Must Select A Caterer From The List Provided By The Venue
Alcohol
Provided By Venue For Fee – You Must Use The Venue For All Alcohol Services
Music
Indoors Only
Smoking
Designated Smoking Areas Only
Eco/Green Events
Yes
Kid Friendly Events
Yes
Inside Scoop

We take pride in being the best boutique function space in South Yarra. 

From the inquiry stage through to post event, our service will shine above the rest.

Our venue is located on the ever popular Chapel St, opposite the Jam Factory and shares a special part of Melbourne's history.

Chef Crowcroft former head chef at the award winning Red Spice Road is our Head Chef and business partner, so whether you are after poached eggs or a 3 course dinner your meal is going to be amazing.

Amenities
  • Bridal Suite/Changing Rooms Onsite
  • Street Parking
  • Ample Parking Onsite
  • Dining Chairs
  • Dining Tables
  • Onsite Restrooms
  • Other
Venue Features
The Scene:
Our beautiful, Victorian Style function space is located on level one on top of our Scandinavian designed restaurant with a separate entrance featuring light timber floors, white walls and lots of natural lighting. Taking a simplistic approach, we let the character of the space do the talking. Perfect for decorating or leaving exactly the way it is. With a nice view out on the infamous Chapel St and Jam Factory, this special space offers, elegance, beauty and style, with out even trying. 

The restaurant below is connected by a staircase and the whole venue can be hired out for larger functions. 

This space is truly unique and must be viewed to really appreciate the variety of usage options.
Eats & Drinks
Food, Restaurants, Cafes, Bars & Lounges
Food, Restaurants, Cafes:
Our cafe showcases contemporary Melbourne eating with all day breakfast brunch and lunch.

All of our produce is sourced locally and all of our meals are home made on site. 

We have many amazing partnerships with community groups, local businesses, local producers and even our own bee hive located on the roof of the Jam Factory.

We love mother nature and take pride in biodegradable packaging for our take away coffees, salads and dishes. 

We also love kids, and our restaurant is most defintely kid friendly.
Bars & Lounges:
We have a liquor license and make our own creation of classic cocktails, as well as have talented bar tenders on site (always) that can whip something up for you if you tell them what you are feeling 
VENDOR VERIFIED TIPS

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