There is nothing like great Italian food to feed a crowd of hungry people.

Booking Events at an Italian Fine Dining Establishment

There are numerous Italian fine dining establishments in Melbourne that would be excellent venues for events. Whether you are planning a birthday party, baptism celebration, wedding anniversary or even an intimate wedding, there are several Italian dining facilities to choose from that can accommodate your event.

Il Duca

Il Duca offers private function rooms which are ideal for a range of events. The restaurant can accommodate 80 guests for sit down meals or 100 guests for a cocktail party. Il Duca goes over and above expectations by making audio-visual, creative decorations, a DJ, and entertainment available.

Il Duca Private Dining Room Sample Menus

When hosting a private event at Il Duca, guests can expect to taste some of their outstanding dishes. One example of Il Duca’s function menu is:

  • Mixed antipasto, mixed seafood and focaccia
  • Half and half pasta including fettuccine with cream, mushroom and bacon sauce and gnocchi with a meat ragu sauce

A choice of main course:

  • Lamb cutlets served with salsa verde
  • Grilled black Angus porterhouse steak
  • Grilled chicken breast fillet with a chicken reduction sauce
  • Grilled fish fillet of the day
  • Roast duck with mashed potato and porcini mushroom sauce

Dessert choices:

  • Mixed gelati
  • Tiramisu
  • Lemon tart

Shared platters of cheese and fruit.

The event menu also includes coffee and chocolates.

There are several other menus to choose from, depending on the price point you wish to pay. The sample above is the most expensive event menu at Il Duca.

When to Book an Event

When you are looking to book an event, it is best to book well in advance to ensure you can obtain the venue of your choice. Even though there are many great Italian restaurants in Melbourne, you may have a favourite.