Functions & Events

Who We Are

AU79, a new contemporary space that has been transformed from a former mechanics warehouse into an exciting and impressive Melbourne cafe, sitting within the eclectic suburb of Abbotsford and incorporating a coffee roastery, cafe, bakery and patisserie, offering a unique event space and experience with fantastic food, drinks and atmosphere.


Au79 can accomodate up to 100 guests for seated events outside of café hours.

As of January 1st 2022, we are only taking seated events in our venue.

Venue Hire

For the exclusive use of Au79 a venue hire fee is applicable.

This is inclusive of:

– 2 hour bump-in and out prior to start of event and post conclusion time

– Bose Sound System with 6 stereo speakers and 2 microphones.

– Fully functional bar area

– Lounge booths set with round timber tables and decor pieces

– Fully functional dance floor with adjustable spotlights


On site 2 hours complimentary parking available during weekday business hour, unlimited parking available after 6pm and weekends, plus underground parking available before 10:30pm next door.


For all function & event enquiries, please fill in the below form with your details and we will contact you to discuss.

Alternatively, Julia our functions & events director can be contacted on: