The Common Man

– South Wharf –

Functions & Events


Stunning views of Melbourne CBD across the Yarra with a huge outdoor riverside garden. The Common Man is the place to be whether its catching up with mates, birthday celebrations, sporting events, corporate dinners or weddings, we do it all!

Our function and event packages are designed to showcase the very best from our dedicated, skilled and innovative chefs. We work closely with our suppliers to provide fresh and seasonal dishes accompanied by a great range of beers and wines.

We are an ideal location for any function or event with both indoor and outdoor spaces available.

We also have a dedicated function and events coordinator ready and willing to assist you with all of your planning.



Cocktail Events


Common Man is great for stand-up and cocktail events.  With a purpose-built marquee over our massive outdoor space overlooking the Melbourne CBD  and the ability to hold groups of up to 460 people The Common Man is the perfect place for your next event.

Sit Down Events

Looking for a fantastic venue for team lunches or larger groups in South Wharf or close to the Melbourne Exhibition Centre (MCEC) then look no further than Common Man!  With a fantastic selection of approachable meals and great for groups of all sizes.


Bespoke Events

The massive outdoor event space overlooking the Melbourne City skyline lends itself to some creative inspiration for your next event.  From a private charcoal rotisserie, Seafood BBQ or Argentinene Grill there is plenty of options The Common Man can offer for your function.


Group Breakfasts & Brunch

Looking to celebrate or catch up before your trade event at MCEC?  Why not at The Place to Meet – Common Man South Wharf. 

With a number of breakfast and brunch options including a special bottomless version The Common Man really does specialize in breakfast events.


Host Your Next Event With Us!
With both indoor & outdoor areas available, as well as theoption to host your event online we offer a wide range of creative event options including canapes, BBQ’s, sit down dinners & trivia nights.

Contact us today at for more details

The Common Man
39 Dukes Walk, South Wharf, VIC, Australia
(03) 9696 3774

All event enquiries at

Opening Hours

Mon – Wed 8am – 5pm
Thur 8am – 8pm
Friday 8am – 11pm
Saturday 9am – 11pm
Sunday 9am – 8pm

Available for function bookings 7 days

Breakfast / Brunch

8.30am – 11.30am Thursday & Friday

9am – 4pm Weekends & Public Holidays

All Day Menu

Available From 11am Opening Days