You enter from Smith Street and head-up two flights of stairs to find a spacious and highly atmospheric venue, punctuated by stunning arched windows that offer views across Melbourne.
With the look and feel of a downtown Manhattan loft, we combine eclectic design with classic furnishings to stunning effect!
Panama Dining Room is open daily from 5pm for dinner and drinks. Walk-ins are accepted, but bookings are highly recommended.
*We allow the entire venue to be booked exclusively for weddings and events, provided a minimum spend is achieved. Please contact us via our functions page for more information*
Saturday 16th February - closed for a private event
Sunday 17th February - open from 5pm
Monday 18th February - closed for our annual staff party
Tuesday 19th February - open from 5pm
Wednesday 20th February - open from 5pm
Thursday 21st February - open from 5pm
Friday 22nd February - closed for a private event
Saturday 23rd February - closed for a private event
Sunday 24th February - open from 5pm
'In a town of bolt-holes and boutique hideaways, it's nice to take a turn in a place that has room for dozens of cool cats to swing, swig, swagger and dine' Dani Valent - The Age
The inspired restaurant menu from acclaimed chef Ayhan Erkoc journeys across countries in a way that is uniquely Australian!
‘A killer warehouse space serving edgy modern food’ The Age Good Food Guide
Our carefully curated drinks list is a mix of comfort and cool, featuring an extensive selection of craft beers, cocktails, spirits and wines.
'Head up a nondescript stairwell and through scuffed, heavy doors and you'll find yourself in one of Fitzroy's most atmospheric bars' Broadsheet Melbourne
Panama Dining Room is the most dynamic function venue in Melbourne!
We are available to book exclusively for lunch or dinner, all 7 days of the week.
*Minimum spends apply for exclusive-use of the entire venue