The iconic National Hotel, located on Richmond’s bustling Victoria Street, is a place for locals and far-flung travellers to come together in a community minded space, where the staff are always proud to serve and the atmosphere is heady with good vibes.
The National Hotel is the perfect place to celebrate an anniversary, birthday or special occasion. This venue offers four individual spaces, the outdoor dining room, the café, the den, and an open-air courtyard. Each room is unique in its offerings and can be tailored to suit the size and nature of your event.
THE GARDEN PARLOUR
Our Garden Parlour is a space you can make entirely your own. Its contemporary design and private bar are just a few of the elements your guests will love. Faint murmurs from the bustling next-door beergarden set the scene, with large, glass sliding doors that can be opened or closed to the elements. The Garden Parlour’s flexible furniture arrangement make it perfect for any style of event.
SEATED: 40 PAX STANDING: UP TO 150 PAX
Features: private bar, exclusive space, TV screen with HDMI access, microphone, heating, outdoor space available.
Our Café space is a luxe, intimate room with a warming fireplace and long parquetry table, overlooking our quintessential Victoria Street view. This room is exclusively available and is ideal for presentations, group meetings and private dinners. This space can be easily converted to a cocktail style event.
SEATED: 30 PAX STANDING: 50 PAX
Features: private space, direct bar access, all menu options, heating.
The Den is our semi-private dining room accessed from the main bar area. It’s a cosy, industrial style space featuring a fireplace and exposed brick walls. The Den is perfect for smaller gatherings and accommodates both seated dinners and cocktail functions. The space also has it’s own TV screen.
SEATED: 20 PAX STANDING: 25 PAX
Features: private space, all menu options, heating.
The courtyard/beer garden is perfect for all group bookings. Large tables line the timber deck, and the scene is set with hanging lamps in amber glass bottles bolstered across the courtyard, providing a twist on the Chinese lantern. Winterphobes need not fear, the transeasonal courtyard has an undercover area with heating, plus a ping-pong table and view of the night sky for the summer months. Canapés and a la carté is available, with easy access to the main bar.
Bookings of 8 – 40 are welcome, with a credit card required on weekends.
The National Hotel can accommodate any affair, from an intimate corporate lunch to a lavish cocktail party for 150 guests.
Whatever your requirements may be, the team customise each event to ensure it’s a reflection of your specific needs. Their approach is always flexible and can shape floor plans and spaces as required.