Costs & Payments
To secure your event a deposit is required, until the deposit is received the date/time may go to other interested parties.
For events with catering, final numbers and payment must be made no later than 3 days before your event.
Your deposit in non-refundable, but is transferable if you cancel less than 14 days prior to your event
All outstanding amounts are to be paid on the day, at the conclusion of your event
Booking Terms and Conditions
All guests/visitors to the club are required to sign in, in order to meet our liquor license. You can provide a list of guests or we will provide sign-in sheets.
All guests/visitors will be issued with wristbands to show they have signed in.
Any damage incurred is the financial responsibility of the host.
Melbourne Bowling Club has a zero tolerance policy for drug use. If anyone is suspected of drug use on the property they will be asked to leave. No refund will be given in this case.
Management reserves the right to end any function if proper behavior is not observed, including the removal of any guests. The bar may also shut earlier than advised if guests exhibit anti-social behavior.
For events with food provided by our in-house caterer, full payment & final numbers plus any special dietary needs are required 5 days prior to your event.
A chef surcharge of $100 is added to smaller groups, you do not get a private chef for your event.
The Melbourne Bowling Club practices & enforces the Responsible Service of Alcohol. As part of this we do not sell “shots” or “doubles”.
Car parking at the Club is very limited and at times restricted to members only on Thursday nights and Saturdays.
The Club provides all the equipment required to bowl, as well as instruction at the start and assistance as required during your 2 hour bowling session.
Bowls in best played in teams of 4. We suggest you organise your groups this way to maximise your time and enjoyment while bowling.
If required, the Club can assist in organising round robin or knock competitions. Please advise prior to your event.
If your event does not include bowling (room hire only) or includes use of a room, any decoration or music is to be arranged by the host. Blutac only is to be used on the walls and strictly no glitter or confetti.
The Club has basic audio visual equipment. Please arrange a site visit prior to your event to ensure equipment is compatible with your requirements.
Payment of any outstanding monies is due at the conclusion of your event. We accept cash or credit card (AMEX, Master card & Visa).
If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact the club on (03) 9510 5321 or email