Melbourne’s favourite venue is now even better!

Leonda By The Yarra, steeped in history and well-known by many, has some news. It’s already stunning Garden Room has received an outstanding refurbishment, making it Melbourne’s freshest up-and-coming space for conferences and events.


Everyone knows Leonda By The Yarra. The nostalgia that so many have with this iconic Melbourne venue and its picturesque location on the banks of the Yarra is almost unparalleled. For ten years, directors Eric and Carly Cohen have ensured that Leonda is a venue with consistently excellent service standards and impeccable attention to detail when it comes to their appearance – so anyone familiar with this gorgeous space is bound to be thrilled by its latest news.

Leonda has had a make-over!

The already gorgeous Garden Room has been re-vamped and is Melbourne’s freshest new space, offering a new and contemporary feel to a venue well-known and revered by many. With Award-Winning designers on their team, the Cohens have created a new venue perfectly suited to all styles of events, whilst still remaining true to the classic elegance which Leonda has always been known for.


“It’s a refreshment really” says Director Carly Cohen. “We’ve removed the carpet which was traditionally so popular with event venues in the past, and have replaced it with stunning tiling to create a high-impact and contemporary feel across the whole room.” With new paint, beautiful artwork, feature furniture, brand new chairs and lighting, the Garden Room is definitely going to be a hit across all market segments and the Leonda family can’t wait to show it off. “We’re thrilled to show off our brand-new venue. Feedback since we re-launched has been phenomenal, and dates are filling up fast. It’s going to be a crazy but exciting new phase for us all!”

Leonda By The Yarra is a Maple Event Group venue in Hawthorn, Melbourne, available for a range of Corporate and Social events. The Garden Room has a capacity of 70 – 200 people. Enquire now 

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