Website group page – Q&A and terms

Let us organise your next event in Melba Restaurant. Whether it’s a birthday, family reunion or a special interest group or family gathering,

We have an expert group booker on hand with over ten year’s experience, Dragana Lakic.

Dragana is Melba Restaurant’s and Aria Lounge and bar’s groups’ coordinator and she will be able to assist you the whole way through the booking process and answer any questions you may have.

Table arrangements
Your table/s will be set up next to each other.
For bookings of 17 or more people you will most likely be on two tables next to each other.
As Melba Restaurant isn't a private function room we are unable to guarantee table size or location but we can assure you that you will be on table’s right next to each other.

Credit Card Payments
Our Rate is inclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST).
Credit card payments incur a merchant service fee in addition to the total amount payable as follows:
MasterCard, Visa and American Express 1.2% (Inc GST)
China Union Pay 1.75% (Inc GST)
Diners Club, JCB and Discover 3% (Inc GST)
Payments by cash or EFTPOS do not attract a merchant fee.

Dietary Requirements
Whilst every effort is made to accommodate dietary requests, guests are advised that no guarantees as to the absence of any ingredient can be made.
As we cannot guarantee completely allergy-free meals from the open kitchen/buffet. This due to the potential of trace allergens in the buffet environment and supplied ingredients.

Aria Bar and Lounge:
Please note we can accommodate gluten free, dairy free or fructose high teas stands if the guest has only ONE of these requirements.
We can also accommodate vegetarian and guests with traces of nuts (not anaphylaxis).
Please inform us upon booking including guest/s name.

The chefs are delighted to assist with free selections on the day, please confirm the diner’s name?


Dine for lunch or high tea Monday - Friday and receive exclusive valet parking.
Our doorman will be delighted to greet you upon arrival at the front entrance of the hotel and take care of your car between 10.30am until 4.30pm

$19 per car *

* Full rate of $64 applies after 4.30pm and on public holidays. Please pay valet parking cost with your dining bill.
You do not need to prebook valet parking, simply pull up at the front door

There are two public car parks close to the hotel.
Please take a moment to review their rates.

Eureka Car Park
70 City Road, Southbank

Southgate Car Park
Entry via Southgate Ave or City Road

High chairs
Please confirm if there would be any high chairs that you would require on the day, so we can arrange this for you

Should you wish to bring in your own special occasion cake please find attached our information sheet.
In line with HACCP program please advise us if you prefer to bring your own birthday cake in by returning the attached form.

Table decorations and Flowers
As our table set up has a lot of crockery and cutlery we don’t have much space for table decorations, we suggest one centrepiece for the whole table.

If you would like to arrange one of these beverage packages please let me know 72 hours prior to the booking date.

To accompany our grazing buffet Melba Restaurant offers an extensive beverage list.
Peruse the menu for your favourites or ask one of our trained Sommeliers to assist in matching the perfect beverage to your meal. 
Click here to view the Melba Restaurant wine list.

For small dinner celebrations of up to 9 guests enjoy free flowing Australian beers, red, white and sparkling wines selected by Sommeliers to specifically match the buffet on the day.
$39 per adult for 2.5 hours. Only valid when all adults participate in beverage package.

For celebrations of 10 guests or more, Melba provides the options of pre-selecting from a range of speciality beverage packages.
Only valid when all adults participate in beverage package.
Click here to view Melba Restaurant beverage packages

For group bookings of 10 or more we require a deposit to secure your booking
Deposits are $10 per seat and are non-refundable and non-transferable

Deposit Payment Methods:
Credit card
By phoning us on 1800 641 107 with your credit card handy.

Cash payments can be made at Flavours of Langham located on the Podium Level at The Langham Melbourne.
Hours Monday – Saturday 9am – 7.30pm & Sunday 9am – 6.30pm

Group discounts
Book a group for lunch or dinner Monday - Friday and one adult dines free for every eight full paying adults.

Book a group for lunch or dinner Saturday or Sunday and one adult dines free for every ten full paying adults.

Quote ‘More the Merrier’ when booking and present this group voucher*

*Discount applies to food only and when all adults dine from the buffet. Excludes special events and valid daily until 30th April 2017. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.

Application for permission to use The Langham, Melbourne for photography.

Please note that all photography is subject to availability and approval by the Marketing Department at the hotel. Please complete and return this form to our Weddings and Special Events Team.

It is the responsibility of the photographer and/or the grroup to present an approved form to the Concierge desk on lobby level on the day of the photo shoot.

Contact Dragana Lakic on (03) 8696 8086 or email her on  for all group booking enquires
Office hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
Please Note: Group Bookings cannot be made online