Make your Christmas or New Year’s Eve party a memorable one

There’s no better place to celebrate Christmas or New Year’s Eve than on the Docklands waterfront, overlooking Melbourne’s beautiful harbour. Renzo’s Bar was the original restaurant, bar and cafe in Docklands, and we’ve since mastered the art of celebrating the festive season.

A venue for parties big and small

If you’re looking for a Christmas or New Year’s Eve party venue to hire in Docklands, Renzo’s Bar is an excellent choice. Our versatile space is the perfect spot for all kinds of celebrations, from soirees with family and friends, to end-of-year corporate events (we’re also a top choice for birthday and engagement venues in Docklands, so you know we’ll do a fine job!). Our event manager will look at your budget and decor requirements, and create a bespoke package to suit you and your guests.  

Our venue contains a main dining room and a marquee, which is weatherproof and fully heated. We can fit up to 92 guests in the main dining room, and up to 95 in the marquee. If you’re hosting a Christmas or New Year’s Eve cocktail function, we can fit up to 300 standing guests.

A menu full of festive cheer

Enjoy an Italian Christmas banquet, or ring in the new year with a selection of your favourite Italian dishes. Our menu is full of classic dishes, woodfired pizzas, tempting desserts, and plenty of drink options – including Champagne and sparkling wine to toast to the new year.


Our Venue is composed of a main dining room and a marquee which is fully heated and weather proof. Our main room's capacity is 92, the marquee's 95. The maximum capacity for cocktail functions for both area is 300.


  • White linen tablecloth

  • Soundsystem

  • One handheld microphones

  • Sony TV screen


We do not charge for room hire. 


Duration can be arranged .


Thanks to our in-house audio system we are able to create a unique atmosphere. Furthermore, you may bring your own compatible device in order to play your favourite playlists. 

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In our flexible space we can cater for a variety of events ranging from corporate lunches and dinners to cocktail parties or any celebration.

Please select: 4 Primi / 4 Secondi / 4 Dolci


Antipasto; a selection of Italian style appetizers

Caprese Salad; buffalo mozzarella, tomatoes, basil

Cured Trout; house cured trout, pickled cucumber, avocado cream

Calamari; fried calamari on roquette salad

Bresaola; wagu bresaola, pecorino cheese, truffle balsamic reduction

Arancini; risotto balls with mushroom and gorgonzola filling

Ravioli Sardi; handmade ravioli, filled with potato, pecorino cheese, mint, Napoli sauce

Gnocchi Gorgonzola; potato dumplings with  gorgonzola cream sauce


Pappardelle al Ragu con Polpette; long flat pasta, braised beef, meat balls

Linguini ai Frutti di mare; long thin pasta, mixed seafood, white wine, herbs, garlic

Casareccia alla Norma; semolina pasta, tomato, eggplant, dried ricotta

Veal Cottoletta; crumbed veal, roast potatoes

Porchetta; suckling pig porchetta, rosemary apple, potato gratin

Filetto di Manzo; chargrilled scotch fillet, beef ju, caponata

Pollo Ripieno; chicken breast filled with brie, wrapped in prosciutto, sauteed spinach, mash potato

Barramundi; grilled fillet , potato and celeriac mash, sauteed spinach


Tiramisu; traditional Italian coffee trifle

Panna Cotta; pistachio panna cotta

Semi freddo al Ciocolato; chocolate parfait

Creme Brulee; apple spiced cream brulee’,vanilla ice cream

Torta al Limone; lemon tart, lemon gel, meringue, limoncello sorbet


Our event manager is available to consult to help you find the most suitable package. Our Winter Menu can be tailored to suit your individual needs. We offer a range of packages from two to three courses with choices to a totally set menu.

Don’t hesitate to contact us at 03 9640 0550 or email us at for further info on prices and menus. We are delighted to help you realize a successful event — big or small.   

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