Captain Melville


34 Franklin St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000


03 9663 6855


Rare 24 hours licensed venue in Melbourne

Welcome To Captain Melville! For over 150 years, the bluestone walls of this famed establishment have provided solace and sustenance to Melbournians and visitors alike. The venue interior has a rustic-romantic feel with its wooden detail. If you and your future spouse are both foodies, then this charming eatery is the perfect destination for you. 


Location is the key! We are conveniently located at the edge of Melbourne CBD, far enough to keep you free from the noise and hustle of the busy streets, but close enough to access all modes of public transport and easy enough to get car parks. 


We have several spaces at Captain Melville that are ideal for a romantic or even casual wedding, including a spacious Indoor Courtyard under glass ceilings that can be closed off to accommodate both ceremony and wedding (Yup! Skylight for your big day on a typical rainy & windy day is totally possible!), a relaxing bar area which is perfect for pre-drinks and a gorgeous covered terrace that is ideal for a intimate ceremony and cozy cocktail wedding. 


Entire venue - Maximum 150 standing, 100 seated, 120 ceremony

Indoor Courtyard - Maximum130 standing, 100 seated, 100 ceremony

Bar area -  Maximum 130 standing

Loch & Key covered Terrace -  Maximum 110 standing, 50 ceremony


With years of experience in weddings and engagement parties, we understand that every event and every couple is different. So we invite you to personalise this venue as much as you like to fit your taste with us and offer flexible and fully customizable packages to celebrate your love in exclusive Melbourne Style. In providing you with a flawless and memorable event, we also have experienced wedding coordinator personally checks in with couples to make sure the planning process is going smoothly. 


Bar Tab & Cash Bar is available for selection. Our Venue is licensed for 24 hours. YES! We are experienced with Same-Sex Marriage!

We also offer decoration service & customised wedding cake for your big day as something extra.

Venue Overview

Catering Avg.per Person

Cost Per Head

Low $60 / High $95
Min. Ceremony Guests Indoor

Ceremony Guests

Min 1 / Max 100
Reception Guests Indoor

Reception Guests

Min 50 / Max 150


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