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The Waiting Room

The Waiting Room is the ultimate place to experience a selection of small dining offerings in majestic surrounds.

The Waiting Room is one of Melbourne's most luxurious lobby bars, where old world grace and glamour meets new world contemporary opulence and style.

Inspired by the elegance of the 1940s, The Waiting Room bestows not only a classic cocktail and wine list, but also an exquisite small plates menu which has been tailored to tempt and delight any palate.

For a modern take on a quintessentially British tradition, Crown's Executive Pastry Chef, Roberto Molleman, delivers an Afternoon Tea like no other in Melbourne, featuring contemporary sandwiches and delectable desserts, paired with a variety of fine teas. For an especially indulgent experience, complement your treat with a flute of premium sparkling wine or champagne.

The Waiting Room is the perfect hideaway for an intimate evening, an exclusive event or an impeccable Afternoon Tea.

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Make a booking

  • Ph +61 3 9292 5777

Private events


  • Crown Towers lobby, Ground Floor

Opening hours

Weekdays 6.30am - late
Weekends 10.30am - late
High Coffee will be available daily