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There are several configurations of The Great Provider that you can book for your function: deck, cafe or exclusive.
The deck area is enclosed with glass bifold windows. The large windows open to capture the view and ambience of St Kilda Marina.
The cafe incorporates the inside area of the Marina Room, whilst still offering views of the St Kilda Marina.
Combines the deck and the cafe area. Guests may mingle, or sit down and enjoy the views of the yachts at St Kilda Marina. It is a perfect location to watch the sun set over the boat sheds on a balmy evening.
Stand Up Functions
The cafe may be used to host a cocktail party for up to 100 guests. Combined, the deck and cafe can host a cocktail party for 160.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is the cafe heated?
There is ample heating inside the restaurant. The deck is heated by moveable heaters.
Is the cafe air-conditioned?
The inside of the restaurant is airconditioned. In addition all windows along the deck are opened and there are large commercial fans.
Can we play our own music?
Yes. All you need to do is put together some playlists on your MP3 device and we will play it through our sound management system.
Can we hire a DJ?
Yes.The DJ will play their music through our sound management system. A band would need to have approval from The Great Provider management, agreeing to work within approved sound limits.
Is there a microphone?
We provide a cordless microphone for you to use during speeches.
Can we decorate the Marina Room?
Balloons, streamers and pictures are accepted. We provide linen and tea light candles. Glitter and confetti are not permitted.
What is the maximum capacity of the Marina Room?
Deck alone – 50 sit down
Stand up – 160 people
How is the Marina Room lit?
There are dim ceiling lights that create the atmosphere. In addition, tea-light candles are placed around the room. The Marina boat sheds and walkways are also lit, adding to the ambience.
Is there a smoking area?
There is a covered smoking area, adjacent to the entrance.
How is the furniture set up?
This depends on the type of event.
Is there audiovisual equipment I can use?
We have a flat screen TV & DVD player available for you. A computer may be plugged into the TV. We can organise whitescreens, data projectors or screens, if required.
Where are the restrooms?
Large restrooms are located at the back of the Marina Room.
Is there parking?
There is metered parking on the beach side of Marina Parade. Parking is free on the other side of the road, and there is free parking near the BP. There are over 500 car spaces available in the proximity of the venue.
Do I need security on site?
The Great Provider is happy to hire a security guard, although this should not be necessary.
Is there disabled access?
There is disabled access into the venue. There are not disabled toilets.
What if I have special dietary requirements?
Our qualified chefs are able to cater to any dietary requirement.
What spaces does the Marina Room hire include?
The area includes everything except the deck which may have a separate function at the time of your booking.
The Great Provider will accept deliveries on the day of your function.
What do I do about decorations/ gifts from the function?
They must be collected the next day.
Is there a room hire fee?