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Located in the vibrant inner Melbourne suburb of Hawthorn, the Auburn Hotel is an iconic pub and function venue offering a warm and friendly atmosphere with loads of history.

Set within a beautiful heritage-style building that features ornate Victorian decor, the multi-award winning Auburn Hotel boasts dining rooms, a spacious outdoor courtyard, and a number of private lounge areas upstairs, making it the ultimate function venue in Hawthorn for your next event or party.

Our friendly and professional function team can create the perfect event for you and your guests, whether it’s a formal dinner, cocktail party, business lunch or wine tasting. We can also tailor a menu package and beverage list to suit your specific needs.

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Our Spaces

  • Seated: 150

Featuring a private bar, separate lounge areas and a large balcony for your exclusive use, the Level One function space at Auburn Hotel is perfect for cocktail parties, birthday celebrations and engagement parties/weddings for up to 150 people.

Complete with state-of-the-art audio visual equipment, including a wireless microphone, digital projector and screen, this area is also ideal for business meetings and corporate-events.

Dining Room

The Dining Room at Auburn Hotel combines heritage charm with a cosy, welcoming atmosphere. Perfect for both intimate dining and larger groups, guests can indulge in our new menu and explore the extensive, curated wine list.

  • Standing: 150

The Beer Garden at Auburn Hotel is ideal for birthday celebrations or social get-togethers. This courtyard is dotted with picnic tables, umbrellas and chimaneas to keep you warm year-round.

The Boardroom

  • Standing: 30
  • Seated: 14

Need a private meeting space in Hawthorn? Featuring an exclusive balcony that overlooks leafy Auburn Village, The Boardoom at Auburn Hotel is perfect for your next business meeting or luncheon.

The Club Room

  • Standing: 40
  • Seated: 24

Located on the ground floor of the venue, The Club Room is an exclusive area for you and your guests to enjoy, whilst still being able to soak up the vibrant atmosphere of the pub. With the ability to accommodate up to 40 people, this inviting space features an open fireplace which ads a charming touch.

The East Room

  • Standing: 50
  • Seated: 24

Ideal for smaller gatherings, functions and business meetings of up to 50 people, The East Room at Auburn Hotel features its own air-conditioning, a working fireplace, digital projector, white-board and flip chart.

The Corner Room

  • Standing: 60
  • Seated: 40

The Corner Room at Auburn Hotel is a private function space ideal for business meetings, corporate-events, formal sit-down dinners and small cocktail parties. It caters for up to 40 people seated or 60 standing, and features separate air-conditioning, an open fireplace, digital projector, white-board and flip chart.

The Wine Room

  • Standing: 120
  • Seated: 50

The Wine Room is an inviting and versatile function space that can accommodate up to 120 people for a cocktail-style event. It features a private bar, plus an AV system that includes in-house music, wireless microphone, screen, and iPhone inputs.

The Auburn Room

  • Standing: 70
  • Seated: 40

Corporate function, wedding reception, engagement party or birthday milestone, the magnificent Auburn Room will leave a lasting impression on you and your guests. Located on the ground floor of the venue and encompassing both our dining rooms, the space can accommodate 40 people seated or up to 70 standing.

The Pavilion

Discover The Pavilion at Auburn Hotel. A modern addition to the existing Auburn Hotel, built on a site with a rich history, once housing horse stables and a motorworks garage. Now transformed into a contemporary atrium-style dining and drinking space, perfect for casual get-togethers.

Beer Garden

Relax in the expanded Beer Garden at Auburn Hotel, an inviting open-air space with kids’ playground. This lively outdoor area is ideal for family gatherings and social meetups, big or small.