Arbory Picnic Package

for 4-16 guests starting at $55pp

Book your next birthday party, event or ‘day ending in Y’ the easy way with one of our Arbory Picnic Packages designed for 4-16 guests. We’ll kick your party off with a giant board of Arbory favourite menu items alongside a magnum of premium wine (1.5L). You can select White, Red or Rose or alternatively swap it out for a magnum of classic Aperol Spritz. You can also upgrade to Champagne or add some Espresso Martinis to get things started.

Sample Menu:

  • Warm Sourdough, Gippsland Cultured Butter & Smoked Sea Salt
  • Selection of Charcuterie & Cheeses
  • Hummus, Crispy Chickpeas, Dukkah & Crostini
  • Chicken Liver Parfait & Onion Jam
  • Mini New England Lobster Rolls
  • Fried Croquettes & Arancini
  • Truffle Chips

* This menu is subject to seasonal availability changes

Beverage Options:

Standard Package: A Magnum of Premium Wine. Please note in comments of booking which wine you would prefer:

  • White: 2017 Cols Claire Riesling, Claire Valley, SA
  • Rose: 2018 Domaine de Ferrages Rose, Provence, France
  • Red: 2015 Matsu ‘Picaro’ Tempranillo, Toro, Spain

*wines indicative and may change based on availability

Aperol Spritz Picnic: Swap your wine for a magnum of Aperol Spritz (no change in price)

Espresso Martini Picnic: Keep the wine magnum, and add an Espresso Martini on arrival for each of your guests (+$18pp). Please remember to comment on White, Red or Rose.

Champagne Picnic: Swap your wine for a Magnum of premium Champagne for those in the mood to celebrate! (+$180)

How to Book:

For 4-6 guests – $360 + booking fee

please select 6 guests & then ‘Picnic for 4-6’ options in the booking widget and then select your beverage option.

For 6-8 guests – $420 +bf

please select 8 guests & then ‘Picnic for 6-8’ options in the booking widget and then select your beverage option.

For 9-12 guests – $720 +bf

please select 12 guests & then ‘Picnic for 4-6’ options in the booking widget and then select your beverage option. This package is split across two adjoining tables

For 13-16 guests – $840 +bf

please select 16 guests & then ‘Picnic for 6-8’ options in the booking widget and then select your beverage option. This package is split across two adjoining tables


  • The Arbory Picnic package is a 3 hour sitting, after which time your table may be rebooked. Please be aware that due to restricted trading may not be able to hold you in venue after this time.
  • Pre-payment is required to secure your booking. 48 hours notice via email at [email protected] of any changes or cancellation. Any cancellation fee will not be charged in the event of very poor weather. Please email [email protected] to change booking number or cancel up to 48 hours in advance without charge. Any emailed changes will be honoured even if we are unable to confirm via email prior to your booking commencement.
  • After your pre-purchased drinks, all further beverage can be purchased from the bar. Arbory does not offer further table service for drinks.
  • Please leave a comment in the notes if you require something specific and we will try our best to accommodate your request.
  • Bookings can only be held for 20 minutes past the booking time. Please ensure at least some guests have arrived by this time. Due to the nature of this service, food can only be held up until 30min past the booking time at which point service will commence even if your entire party has not arrived. In this even, all menu items will need to be delivered together as unfortunately the missing guests items cannot be held.
  • To assist in contact tracing, we ask all guests to sign in when entering the venue. A QR code is available at the door. This information will be destroyed after 28 days as per privacy guidelines.
  • Please do not enter Arbory Bar and Eatery if you feel unwell.
  • Arbory can accomodate well for Vegans and Vegetarians. We have a substantial menu of items that do not contain gluten, however due to the nature of our kitchen, traces of gluten may be present in all food. Please ensure you note these numbers in the comments section when making your booking as changing these later can be difficult.
  • Arbory’s picnic packages are strictly for guests over the age of 18.



Book Tickets

  • New Years Eve 2015 – ‘A Touch of Gold’

  • Arbory Seafood Market – MFWF 2016

  • Weekend Roast



  • New Years Eve 2016




  • Arbory Four Pillars Gin Dinner

  • Arbory.Live

  • Anzac Day

  • Good Beer Week; Good Beer Kitchen

  • Mother’s Day

  • Roast Collection: Pork & Pinot

  • Negroni Week 2019

  • Roast Collection: Lamb & Sangiovese

  • Shuck n’ Suck

  • Maker & Monger Winter Feast

  • Melbourne Fashion Week

  • Moondarra Month



  • Burger & Beer


  • Weekend Roast

  • Spring Racing Carnival

  • Arbory X Four Pillars Christmas Gin Feast

  • New Year’s Eve Party 2020 at Arbory Bar & Eatery

Arbory X Four Pillars Christmas Gin Feast

Daybeds and Cabana packages available on Afloat at
Walk-ins still welcome on A La Carte basis

Arbory has teamed up with Four Pillars, two time International Gin Producer of the Year, to bring you a Christmas like no other, floating on the Yarra River. Sittings are available between 11.30am-9pm for group sizes of 2-20pax, with a 3 hour duration.

3-course banquet including 3 matching Four Pillars cocktails, flowing beer, cider, wine and limited Champagne, $195pp

Teen: $105pp (13-17) Package meal and soft drinks
Kids: $45pp (12 and under) Kids meal and soft drinks
Maximum 1 kid or teen per adult booked

Feast Menu
Oysters, Lobster rolls, Selection of Charcuterie, Warm Sourdough & Cultured Butter
Glazed Ham, Potato Gratin, Mixed Leaves, Condiments
Four Pillars Christmas Gin & White Chocolate Roulade
Vegan and Vegetarian options available

Beverage Menu, 2 hour package:
Four Pillars Rare Dry Gin with Fever-tree tonics & garnishes
Four Pillars X Arbory Beach House Gin Spritz
Four Pillars White Christmas Negroni
All Tap Beers & Cider
All Wines by the Glass including Champagnes
Christmas Crackers for the Family
SOLD OUT – Walk-ins still welcome on A La Carte basis


If you’re looking to book your Christmas feast at Arbory Afloat, please click here.


  • We recommend you arrive 10 minutes early to ensure you are seated in good time for the commencement of your package.
  • Your table allocation is strictly 3 hours from the start of your booking time. Due to covid restrictions it is unlikely you will be able to remain in the venue after your sitting, but we will do our best to reallocate you if we have availability.
  • All tables of 5 and above have umbrella cover for sun and rain. Most of the tables of 2-4 have semi-cover: all have full tree cover from the sun, some are open to rain. In the event of rain forecast we will call any guests allocated tables that may not have full coverage and offer a full refund if required.
  • Cancellation available up until 7 days prior after which point cancellation only available due to inclement weather up to 48 hours in advance.
  • Please note dietaries in your comments. We will contact you if there are any issues with us providing for these. Note, while we have many gluten free items on the menu, all contain traces due to the nature of our kitchen.
  • Likewise please note any guest physical limitations relevant to seating; as a significant number of seating are high bar stools without backs. We will try our best to accommodate you.
  • Arbory takes it’s responsible service of alcohol seriously. Please encourage your guests to drink responsibly as no refund can be offered if a guest is asked to leave due to intoxication or anti-social behaviour.
  • In the event that the government brings back some Covid restrictions and we must cancel some or all bookings, full refunds will be given minus the booking fee, which unfortunately cannot be refunded.