The George Hotel Ballarat offers several function spaces for your next event. Located in the heart of Ballarat, we have something to suit every occasion.


Herring Room & Balcony

Our recently renovated ‘Herring Function Room & Balcony’ is perfect for your next private function. The room is traditional in style and includes a marble bar and adjoins The George’s 1st floor balcony.  The Herring Function room can accommodate 60 guests seated or 150 guests standing.

The adjoining 1st floor balcony is an ideal space to relax for breaks throughout your conference or event, overlooking historic Lydiard Street. The impressive balcony is included for guests holding a function in the Herring Room.


Is a stylish function room available for your next event, the space is available every day of the week until 11pm, It is ideal for corporate or social events such as parties, engagements, birthdays and Christmas breakups. 
The Garden bar can accommodate 70 seated guests or up to 100 guests cocktail style (standing)

Entertainment can be provided, with an inhouse PA system, and bands can be arranged on your behalf. 

Modern and attractive is Ballarat’s most suitable CBD functions and events space. Located at the rear of The Lane. (Hop Temple end)

The garden bar is the perfect cocktail bar for your next event

The Lounge

Is a fantastic functions & corporate space available for your next event every day of the week, It is ideal for corporate or large social events.
The Lounge can accommodate 150 seated guests or 300 guests cocktail style (standing)

Elegance and sophistication abound in Ballarat’s most suitable CBD functions and events space.

The Lounge is located at the rear of The George Hotel. This elegant space, refurbished just a few years ago, is perfect for special occasions and ideal for large weddings.


Lydiard Wine Bar

The Lydiard Wine Bar is a sister property to The George Hotel and is located only two doors down from The George Hotel, along historic Lydiard Street heading towards Sturt Street.
The Lydiard Wine Bar is a grand space offering a team specialising in social and corporate events, large and small. Wedding receptions are our specialty, along with corporate meetings and other formal events.  The beautifully restored Lydiard Wine Bar features Venetian chandeliers, elaborate gold trimmings and a baby grand piano, making it the perfect venue to host your next event.


The Lydiard Wine Bar is the perfect venue for your next engagement or wedding reception

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Private Dining at The Lane & George Hotel spaces 

We are thrilled to be able to offer a selection of Private Dining spaces throughout the George Hotel and Lane in Ballarat.   We cater for specialised corporate, small business, or social breakfasts, lunches or dinners. This particular space is ideal for an intimate family get together,, lunch or dinner meeting. Or maybe for your special birthday celebration.

The Private Dining , can accommodate a huge range or party sizes. 




With all of these spaces available, how could you not choose the George Hotel Ballarat, the location is outstanding, the George can cater from as little as a few guests, right up to 500 guests, the Herring Room & Balcony up to 200 cocktail style, the Garden Bar up to 100 guests, the cider bar can also be booked outside Friday and Saturday evenings, and the stunning Wine Bar can also be booked for up 180 guests. 

With December bookings filling up fast, we highly recommend you consider our December Mid week options, we are offering some great bonuses and discounts midweek for all the Christmas work breakup events happening in December.