Vaults 15-19, Federation Wharf, Federation Drive, Melbourne, VIC, 3000

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About Pilgrim

Pilgrim is an intimate CBD waterfront venue offering an all Australian beverage list and seasonally-inspired menu. Tucked below Federation Square, this unique architecurally designed venue is set to amaze with tranquil foliage, linear wooden beams, creatively circular windows and stunning views of the river. It’s the ultimate backdrop for your next networking event.

Pilgrim’s open pantry of delicious seasonal ingredients is the basis for its hand-made single bite canapes, substantial bowls and lunchtime ‘Feed Me’ menu option. The seasonally bespoke food is like nothing you have tasted before - indulge in its flavours and uniquely creative in its presentation.

The all Australian bar includes a well curated selection of boutique beers, wines and a never ending collection of spirits from local and interstate producers. Alternatively, if decisions and simplicity are what you would prefer then there are three professional designed beverage package tiers available.

Venue Capacity

Room Board Room U-Shape Classroom Theatre Cabaret Banquet Cocktail
Full Venue250
MCG End120
Arts End30
Room Cocktail
Full Venue250
MCG End120
Arts End30

Venue Features

  • Cafe
  • Parking on-site
  • Accommodation on site
  • AV system
  • Disabled access

Function Rooms — Pilgrim

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    Full Venue

    Pilgrim Bar is the ideal venue for exclusive networking cocktail functions. The intimate waterfront setting boasts one of Melbourne’s most unique panoramic city and river views with a twist of laneway ambience. The professional service standards of the team are accompanied by private music options, indoor & outdoor spaces plus the added comfort of numerous ceiling heaters and awnings for all year-round comfort. There is also a feature bluestone window to watch the chef create his magic or an opportunity to perch on a stool and watch the rowers float up and down the river.

    Cocktail 250 people
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    MCG End

    The “MCG End” is located on the banks of the Yarra River and boasts fantastic views of the heritage listed boatsheds. The wooden exterior and flexible floor plan offers a private space with versatility, ideal for your next function.

    Cocktail 120 people
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    Arts End

    The “Arts End” is a dedicated cocktail function space perfect for intimate gatherings. Within this space ceiling heaters and retractable clear awnings offer warmth in the cooler months, with the option to open up for warmer summer nights. Guests will be impressed with the beauty of the outlook, with uninterrupted views of Arts Centre Melbourne and the city skyline.

    Cocktail 30 people
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    Pilgrim’s inside facilities offer warmth and privacy within luxuriously rejuvenated heritage Vaults. The bold exposed brick dome ceilings enclose a variety of softly finished velvet banquets, mismatched statement chairs, modern lamps and mirrored surfaces. Eyes are endlessly draw to the dome shaped windows allowing the breathtaking view outside to flow in.

    Cocktail 45 people
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