We’ve been at the forefront of modern Australian pub dining for over 140 years.

Let us bring our signature O’Connell’s flair to your next function. We’ll work with you to set the mood just right, whether you’re throwing an elegant dinner party, casual cocktails with canapés, corporate long lunch, or something out of the box.

Some of the city’s most renowned chefs have presided over the O’Connell’s Hotel kitchen over the course of their celebrated careers. Our range of stylish yet functional event spaces are named in their honour.

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Centenary Room

Seated capacity: 28
Indoor / Private

Nestled up by the cosy fireplace, this ground-floor room features large windows offering a peak out onto the Coventry Street courtyard. It caters for up to 28 guests seated.

The Kalka Room

Seated capacity: 10
Indoor / Private

Bursting with bright natural light and understated elegance, The Kalka Room is perfectly appointed for a more intimate dining experience or corporate meeting for up to 10 guests.

This bright and bubbly space is a fitting tribute to Cath Kalka, whose culinary vision still inspires us every day.

The Malouf Boardroom

Seated capacity: 22
Indoor / Private

Tradition meets modern edge. The Malouf Room is the perfect ode to its namesake. Located on the first floor, this room boasts city views over the leafy streets of South Melbourne and seats up to 22 guests.

This vibrant room is named in honour of Greg Malouf whose signature style of modern Middle Eastern and Lebanese cooking have made him a legend of Australia’s food scene.

The Richardson Room

Seated capacity: 10
Indoor / Private

The sophisticated simplicity is what makes The Richardson Room such a treasure. Equal parts relaxed and refined, this upstairs space is ideal for business meetings and special occasions for up to 10 guests.

The room gets its name from O’Connell’s own Adrian Richardson who’s renowned for his elevated but unpretentious take on the classics.