Matt Dempsey and close friend Graham opened Tulip Bar & Restaurant on Pakington Street in 2014. Despite it only being in its third year, this contemporary and relaxed space, nestled amongst boutique shops and restaurants, has already received the ‘Best New Regional Restaurant’ award in 2015 and a ’1 hat’ in both the 15/16 Age Good Food Guides!
The new and improved Geelong Irish Murphy’s, situated on Aberdeen street, has a lot to offer from history, Guinness and functions. Built in 1855, this navy blue building with a bright red door has been called many names in the past, but has finally returned to its original roots and is available for your special […]
Customs House are proud of its versatility with functions. The picture-perfect ambience is unique in the region, with a elegant décor that will make your special event unforgettable. They offer packages that are tailored around your ideas and will endeavour to make every wish come true.
Situated in the rural hills of Inverleigh, the beautiful Gladioli Restaurant offers a gorgeous and unique experience for your event or function. A restored cottage nestled amongst stretches of landscaped gardens, it’s the brain child of celebrated chef Matt Dempsey who wanted to offer delicious food from paddock to plate. Whether you are looking for a garden wedding, or a sit down dinner, each event is served with award winning fine dining and wine!
The Lord Nelson is situated right in the heart of Geelong’s CBD and in walking distance to the beautiful waterfront – making it the perfect venue to hold your private function. From birthday parties to leaving dos, corporate events to big nights out, they will make sure your party will be one to remember.
Situated across the Geelong Waterfront, the aptly named Edge Geelong is one of the coolest venue spaces for your function! With its awesome views of Geelong’s Bay, you and your guests will feel like you’re partying holiday style at this relaxed and trendy bar. From casual to corporate, Edge provides two semi-private function rooms, so whether you choose from the Pool Room, which boasts a cosy fireplace and bench seating, or the Lounge, with waterfront bay views or maybe the outside decking suits you better, which is perfect for summer.
Looking for something ultra cool and sophisticated? Or perhaps something relaxed for your next High Tea? Then City Quarter (CQ) Bar is the place for you! Located at the end of Cunningham pier, this loft style contemporary venue boasts stunning views of Western and Eastern beach, has low lighting for atmosphere, three decks and more all available for you for your next function!
It’s called Buckley’s Entertainment Centre for a reason, so why not host your next function there?
It’s perfect for 21sts, engagement parties, sporting presentations and more! With a licensed bar, large dance floor, stage and state of the art AV equipment, you’re covered for all your function needs!
Let’s be honest, one of the greatest things about any event (aside from the celebration of nan turning 90, your friend’s engagement or so on and so forth) is the food. After all, food is the way to the heart. Though with all catering options, there are a few that stand out from the crowd, and here at Forte we’ve run down a few of our faves.
There aren’t many places in Geelong that can cater for up to 600 people in such a glamorous setting as the Wool Exchange Entertainment Complex. As a result the beautiful heritage listed venue with its high ceilings and sophisticated décor, is the perfect place for larger events such as weddings, large parties and corporate functions.