Functions & Events

Thank You For Considering Marybrooke Manor For Your Function

You can download our Function Information Pack here.

Marybrooke is nestled on the edge of the majestic Sherbrooke Forest in the Dandenong Ranges. The magnificent National Trust listed reception centre and guest house is the perfect one-stop destination for your next event.

Built in 1940, Marybrooke began as the grandest guest house in a chain of six guest houses all using the pre-fix “Mary” designed and built by Eric Dowdle between 1927 and 1940. It is registered as a socially, historically and architecturally significant property. Over recent years Marybrooke has undergone extensive renovations to restore and reinstate the building to reflect it’s original charm and elegance. With a restaurant and two function rooms, Marybrooke also offers 20 recently refurbished four star accommodation suites able to sleep up to forty people plus a Cottage nearby which sleeps up to eight guests. Breakfast is included in all our room rates.

More specifically, we are able to offer the following:

  • An extensive range of menu and beverage options.
  • No room hire charges – you just need to meet the minimum number requirements which are are described below.
  • Four star guest accommodation if your guests would like to stay overnight – breakfast is included in our room rates.
  • Table decorations are included – as is use of equipment (inc. cordless microphone, projector and screen).
  • Garden outlooks from both function rooms – floodlit at night. v Ample car parking – and easy access for buses.

Three function spaces are available:

The Grendon Room is the larger function room, elegantly designed with a portable dance floor. It is available for lunch and evening functions on weekdays for groups with a minimum of 60 guests and a maximum of 110.

The Sherbrooke Room is a more intimate room with it’s own bar and garden outlook. It is available at any time for lunch and dinner functions for events with a minimum of 30 guests and a maximum of 50.

PJ’s Restaurant is a cosy, character filled space with an open fireplace and old English charm. It is available on any day at any time for function bookings with a minimum of 15 adults.

Alternatively, for smaller groups our Restaurant is also open for breakfast & lunch from 9am to 4pm Thursdays & Fridays and from 8am to 4pm on weekends. With an open log fire and old world charm, it is a cosy place to enjoy a meal and a drink with friends and family. Please book in advance though to ensure you don’t miss out.

The remainder of this package includes some menu options for your consideration. In relation to beverages, the bar for each room can be open for the purchase of a wide range of drinks. Alternatively, you may wish to run a tab for a specified range of beverages.

If you would like to book a date for your function, a tentative booking can be made at any time and can be held for a period of two weeks. A $200 deposit would then be required to confirm the booking. Full balance of payment is required at least seven working days prior to your function.

We will confirm final details at an appointment closer to the date of your function to discuss the finer details that will make your time with us at Marybrooke Manor truly memorable. After all, no two functions are the same.

Our office is open between 9am and 5pm every day of the week, so please do not hesitate to contact us on 9755 2755 if you have any queries or would like to arrange an inspection. This would give us an opportunity to fully understand your requirements.

We look forward to welcoming you to Marybrooke Manor.