About the Venue
Encore has a backdrop of shimmering water, swaying palms, sailboats and kite surfers silhouetted against the glinting sunset over Port Phillip Bay.
- 280 seated. 700 cocktail.
- All year round
Address & contact details
- Encore Exclusive - up to 280 pax seated and 700 pax cocktail
- Bay View Room - up to 120 pax seated and 250 pax cocktail
- Promenade and Bay Rooms - up to 50 pax seated and 80 pax cocktail
- Garden Room - up to 120 pax
- Rooftop available for ceremonies - up to 300 pax
- Beachfront Verandah, attached to main event space - up to 150 pax
We provide an event coordinator to manage all venue based aspects of your wedding, including:
- Creation of packages
- Floor Plans
- Supplier Requirements
All events are catered in house by our award-winning catering and event management teams. We allow external caterers to operate in the venue for religious and cultural reasons.
Timing and restrictions
We have a maximum event duration of six hours and events may take place between 11am-4pm for daytime weddings, and 6pm-12am for evening weddings.
We offer ceremonies at a range of times, dependent on the start time of a reception.
- Last drinks
- Curfews & other restrictions
Ceremonies are available in conjunction with a reception, however we unfortunately do not offer ceremonies only.
Food and drinks
- BYO caterer?
Approved cultural caters only.
- BYO drinks?
- Menu & wine tastings
- We offer a complimentary menu and wine tasting to all couples who have booked their wedding with us. Tastings take place on the first Tuesday of each month.
- We offer bespoke packages designed to meet your individual needs, or you are welcome to choose one of our set seasonal packages to suit celebrations all-year-round.
- Four narrow rectangular tables, seats 8-10
- Four wide rectangular tables, seats 8-12
- One round table, seats 8
- Two tea light candle holders for each table
- Table numbers and stands available for each table
Crockery, cutlery and glassware included.
Furniture and equipment
- Four high back armchairs
- Six armchairs
- One low couch
- Seven tall bar tables
- Four round bar tables
- Three low tables
- 12 outdoor bar tables
- 14 outdoor benches
- 19 outdoor cube tables
- 39 stools
- Various signage
Bump-in We offer a standard two hour bump-in window prior to the start of your wedding for suppliers. However, small items can be delivered to the venue outside of this timeframe.
Bump-out Takes place on the night of your wedding.
Limited storage is available.
A cleaning service is available as part of your package, however we request that all wedding items are removed on the night of your event.
There is an on-site shared carpark with up to 400 spaces. The venue is completely step-free, wheelchair friendly and accessible bathrooms are available.
A security guard is provided complimentary for events of up to 150 pax. For all weddings over this size you are required to pay for an additional security guard, supplied by the venue.
All on-site vendors must provide evidence of their own public liability coverage.