The Waiting Room

Timeless glamour & style

The Waiting Room is full of effortless glamour. Surround yourself in a plush ensemble of dark timber, black granite, burnished brass features, bronze mirror paneling and sweeping velvet curtains when you enter.

The Waiting Room delivers a hit list of classic tastes and gourmet bar snacks along side contemporary twists of High Tea and cocktails that entice and delight.

Located in the lobby, Crown Towers.

+61 3 9292 5777

Main menu


Breakfast menu

private dining

A hit list of classic tastes and gourmet snacks

The Waiting Room is full of effortless glamour. Perfect for intimate special occasion or corporate event functions with premium food and beverage menus. Suitable for standing functions for up to 30 guests with seating available.

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7am - 9pm (Mon - Thu & Sun)

7am - 11pm (Fri, Sat)

Food service

11am - 7pm (Mon - Thu)

11am - 9pm (Fri)

8am - 9pm (Sat)

8am - 7pm (Sun)

Afternoon tea

11am - 5pm (Fri - Sun)

Last seating at 3.30pm

Opening hours are subject to change.


8 Whiteman St, Southbank, VIC, 3006

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+61 3 9292 5777

The finer details

Discover all the finer details to make your time at Crown Melbourne seamless and enjoyable.

Cancellation policy

Credit or debit card details are required to guarantee all reservations. Full pre-payment is required for all special offers, set menus and where a minimum spend is required. All credit card information will be processed securely. Funds may be verified but no charges will be debited from your card at the time of reservation unless pre-payment is required. All reservations are subject to a 15-minute grace period. Please contact the restaurant if you are running late.

For groups of 12 or less, if you wish to cancel or reduce the size of your reservation, please contact us on 03 9292 5777 at least 12 hours before your reservation time. For groups of 13 or more, if you wish to cancel or reduce the size of your reservation, please contact the Private Events team on 03 9292 5535 at least 72 hours before your reservation time.

Cancellations or changes to the reservation outside of the applicable notice periods or no shows may incur a fee of up to $50 per person charged to the credit card provided to secure the reservation.

Crown may contact you to confirm your reservation. Crown reserve the right to cancel any unconfirmed reservations.

For full policy details please click here.

Allergies & dietary requests

Guests must advise the venue of any dietary requirements or allergies at the time of booking. While Crown Melbourne will endeavour to accommodate requests for special meals for customers who have food allergies or intolerances, we cannot guarantee completely allergy-free meals. This is due to the potential of trace allergens in the working environment and supplied ingredients.

Booking policy

No split bills. Seating arrangement is upon restaurants discretion. Crown practices responsible service of alcohol.

Dress code

Crown Melbourne Management reserves the right to refuse entry to any person considered unsuitably attired. Customers are required to dress smart casual and remain neat and tidy at all times while in the Casino. Management reserves the right to apply their discretion at all times.

Note for security reasons Management may require the removal of any hat, helmet or head dress.  

The following dress is considered unacceptable:

Ripped, torn or soiled clothing
T-shirts with offensive design/words
Camouflage clothing
Work singlets or work tank tops
Active sporting attire
Manual work clothing or boots (including all steel cap boots)
Unclean, untidy or torn footwear
Ugg boots, rubber gum boots

Exceptions may be made for special events for further information regarding Crown's dress standards please call +61 3 9292 8888 or click here for Nightclub dress standards.