INNER CITY STUNNER
With a central location at the Spencer Street end of Little Bourke, Higher Ground calls home to a heritage listed 1890’s former power station.
The extraordinary space encapsulates six connected levels that effortlessly wrap around the perimeter of the original brick building delivering a host of entertaining spaces.
ALL YOU NEED IN A WEDDING VENUE
Higher Ground has been designed with luxe furniture pieces, abundant greenery and modern finishes. The venue is unique and flexible and can be set in multiple arrangements, accommodating quaint gatherings to large festivities, to create a truly distinctive event.
Catering is all done in house by the amazing restaurant kitchen team. Offering cocktail-style which includes grazing and oyster tables and a range of canapes, substantials, desserts and supper, as well as a sit down menu, which guests will find is similar to what’s served in the venue’s popular restaurant. Entrées are plated or shared and mains are served as a sharing style. A bespoke menu can also be created if a bride and groom are after something special.
While Higher Ground doesn’t have accommodation, its inner-city location means options aplenty at every surrounding angle. From hotels to motels, Airbnb or even backpackers, there will be something close by to suit any of your guest’s needs.
Features and benefits.
As an iconic Melbourne eatery that attracts attention from visitors to the city on the daily, the stunning interior of Higher Ground makes for a gorgeous photographic backdrop to your special event.
Combine the aesthetic appeal, an amazing culinary offering and the various spaces available to create your perfect celebration – Higher Ground truly is a wonderful wedding day choice.
Cost: Minimum spend on a Monday-Wednesday is $15k and on a Thursday-Sunday is $20k (both inclusive of GST).
Size of venue:
120 sit-down – still allowing space for a dance floor and 300 for a cocktail event.
Indoors/outdoors: While there is no onsite option for a ceremony, there is a lovely outdoor area for use post ceremony to serve guests canapes and drinks.
Distance from Melbourne: Located in Melbourne CBD
WEDDING STYLES THAT SUIT THIS VENUE
Higher Ground is perfect for those that wish to steer away from a conventional wedding setting, surrounded by luscious greenery and impeccable food. A true inner-city stunner.