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 80 guests for seated events during the cafe’s operation hours, which is inclusive of a dance area and/or stage.
Or 150 guests for cocktail events down the back in a private area.

* The whole venue can also accomodate 200+ guests for cocktail events at night.

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 4 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: