Union Hotel (The Other Bar) - function hire

252 Union Road, Ascot Vale

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About the function space

Since 1878 this venue has been serving up good times to locals, and now it's your turn. Enjoy the hospitality and house made party food at your fabulous function.

The latest incarnation at The Union Hotel is simply known as The Other Bar. A gorgeous architecturally designed bar sits as the centrepiece in this room of absolute decadence. There are timber and metal trims to highlight the beauty of the space.

With tap beer, mood lighting and a great vibe, your guests will have a great night at your soiree.

Function facilities

  • Exclusive bar: Yes
  • Exclusive smoking area: No
  • Exclusive toilets: No
  • Wheelchair access: Yes

Smoking area: Covered smoking area in the main bar. Street access for smoking also.

Parking: Street parking that is open time limit, and nearby shopping strip parking.

Music facilities

This equipment is available in the function space free of charge:

  • Amp: Yes
  • PA System: No
  • Speakers: Yes
  • iPod/AUX input: Yes
  • Jukebox: No
  • Dance floor: No, but suitable area to dance
  • Mixer: No
  • CDJs: No
  • CD Player: No
  • Turntables: No
  • Mirror ball: No
  • Lighting: No

Can the venue arrange:

  • DJ hire: Yes
  • Free
    background music: Yes

Can customers bring their own:

  • DJ: Yes
  • Band: Yes

Noise restrictions: No bass until 9.30pm. You can add bass and increase the volume after 9.30pm

Further music facilities/conditions:

DJ available for Saturday nights 8pm - 11pm.

Conditions for private party hire

Friday $

Saturday $

Hire Charge



+ Minimum spend


on food/drinks


on food/drinks

+ Security staff



= Total



Free gift for Partystar users:

$50 towards your bar tab

$50 towards your bar tab

Min—max guests

20 — 140

20 — 140

Party duration

8pm — 1am   (6 hours)

8pm — 1am   (6 hours)

Closing time



Further conditions

Day Events: 12pm-5pm

Venue can provide napkins, plates and utensils for your celebration cake.

Underage policy

Underage guests are permitted until 10pm, providing the underage guest is in the company of a responsible adult who is responsibly supervising them. One separate responsible adult per each underage guest.

Drink options

Bar tab, Cash bar/Pay as you go

Seasonal surcharges

Jan – July (listed price): Friday/Saturday: $2000 min spend (food or bev

August-Mid November: Friday/Saturday: $2500 min spend (food/bev)

Mid Nov-Jan
Friday/Saturday: $3000 min spend (food/bev)

Public holidays & sporting events differ.

Sun-Thu functions

Sun-Thurs: no min spend (min 25 guests)

18th, 21st, bucks & hens party policy

  • 18th birthday party: No
  • 21st birthday party: Yes
  • Bucks party: No
  • Hens night: Yes

Underage parties are not permitted.

Food / Catering

Can the venue provide:

  • Finger food: Yes
  • Meals: Yes

Can customers bring their own:

  • Finger food: Yes
  • Cake: Yes

Customer supplied finger food:

  • Restrictions: Chips/nuts/lollies only
  • In-house heating/cooking facilities: None

Presentation facilities

In-house presentation facilities available for use at no extra charge:

  • Microphone/PA: Yes
  • Stage: No
  • DVD Player: No
  • Data projector: Yes
  • Projector screen: Yes
  • Large TV/Plasma/LCD: Yes
Further presentation facilities/conditions:

Hire can be arranged for all AV needs.

Decorations policy

Can the venue:

  • Arrange decorations: No
  • Put up decorations: No

Restrictions: No sticky tape. Balloons to be weighted down. Prefer no confetti

Ticketed events policy

Can the customer charge for their function:

  • At the door: No
  • Presale: No

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