Side Dining Room

Warm and intimate. A smaller space for meetings or dining. Located on level two at Parliament.

This beautiful room, overlooking the gardens and St Patrick's Cathedral, is the perfect venue for a private dining experience or business meeting

Function types

Team workshops, meetings and conferences, breakfast, lunches or dinners.

 

Capacity

Room set-up Density 1:4/sqm Density 1:2/sqm No restrictions
Boardroom 10 20 20

 

Bookings

If you would like to hold your event at Parliament of Victoria or make an enquiry, please complete the Function and Event Booking Enquiries Form

Make an event enquiry check icon

Hours


time icon

Hours

8.30 am – 5.30 pm
Monday – Friday
Closed on weekends and public holidays

location icon

Address

Parliament House
Spring Street
East Melbourne Victoria 3002

phone icon

Contact

Getting here


Tours depart from the Vestibule, located inside the main building entrance on Spring Street.

Public transport

By train: exit Parliament station at Bourke Street.

By tram:

  • route 35 – stop 0 (Spring St/ Bourke St)
  • routes 86, 96 – stop 9 (Bourke St/Spring St).

Parking

There is no public parking at Parliament House.

Street parking and private parking is available in surrounding streets, but please note there is limited parking on Spring Street.

Identification requirement


Anyone wishing to visit the Parliament of Victoria to attend a tour, use our catering facilities, attend an event or watch the proceedings of the two houses in the public galleries, must provide their name and address, and present one of the following forms of identification:

  • driver's licence
  • learner's permit
  • proof of age card
  • passport
  • Australian birth certificate
  • Australian citizenship certificate.

Security


Visitors to Parliament House are required to pass through a security checkpoint before entering the building. This involves a walk-through scanner and baggage scanning. Visitors with pacemakers should ask to be scanned using handheld scanners.

Bags must be left at reception when taking part in a tour or sitting in the public galleries.

Items you cannot bring to Parliament

The following items are not permitted at Parliament:

  • weapons
  • any types of blades (e.g. Swiss army knives, lock knives, eating utensils), hooks, scissors and other sharps
  • liquids over 100ml and glass bottles (except water)
  • any alcohol
  • 'selfie' camera sticks and camera tripods
  • chains and padlocks
  • voice recorders, two-way radios and speakers
  • handcuffs
  • any tools (e.g. screwdrivers, multi-tools, bike tools, measuring tapes, metal rulers)
  • helmets (e.g. bicycle and motorcycle)
  • whistles
  • permanent markers
  • aerosols
  • jet lighters
  • long umbrellas
  • balls and balloons
  • signs or placards
  • studded belts.

Any of the above items will be held by security for the duration of your visit. They will be returned when you leave or may be confiscated permanently in some cases.

 

More information

If you have any accessibility needs or concerns with security screening, please email security.team@parliament.vic.gov.au or call us on 03 8682 2980 ahead of time so we can accommodate your visit.

Accessibility


location icon

Accessible entrance

People with a mobility or physical disability can access Parliament House through the rear entrance on Macarthur Street.

parliament icon

Map

wheelchair icon

Toilets

Accessible toilets are located on the ground level and level one.

assistive-hearing icon

Audio loop

Audio loops are available in the chambers. These can be used in conjunction with hearing aids.

wheelchair icon

Wheelchair

A courtesy wheelchair is available for visitors attending tours. Please note that we are unable to provide staff to push wheelchairs.

Contact

For any enquiries regarding disability access and inclusion please email disabilityaccess@parliament.vic.gov.au

Parents


A baby change and feeding room is located on level two on the Legislative Assembly side. Facilities include comfortable chairs, change table, basin with hot and cold water, a fridge, and a microwave.