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Melbourne Marriott Hotel

Corner Exhibition & Lonsdale Streets · Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia

Essence on Exhibition

Specials & Packages

With a fantastic afternoon tea and seasonal daily deals on lunch and dinner, the Melbourne Marriott Hotel is the CBD's top destination for delicious dining. Explore our high tea packages and more below.

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Festive Celebrations

Whether you're looking for a delicious dining experience with all the trimmings, organising a celebration with your colleagues or just want to simply celebrate in style with your friends and family. Celebrate the Festive Season at Essence on Exhibition restaurant. Offering the perfect venu for pre christmas celebrations, christmas day breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Festive Celebrations at Essence 2017

High Tea - Three Plates High

An unparalleled high tea experience awaits you at Essence -on-Exhibition. Our afternoon tea menu features favourites such as petite scones, macaroons and mini sandwiches, as well as selection of sweet treats!

Our high tea provides the perfect occasion to celebrate an anniversary or bridal shower, or simply to spend a relaxed afternoon with friends and family.


$49 per person

$69 per person (served with a glass of champagne).


$55 per person

$75 per person (served with a glass of champagne).

High Tea Menu (PDF)

Reservations are required:03 9662 3900 or email

Fabulous Friday $20 Lunch Buffet

TGIF - get weekend ready with a fun friday office lunch! Our seasonal friday buffet features fresh salads, pasta, selection of hot favourites including beef, chicken and lamb and most importantly our chefs selection of cakes and fresh fruit. Book you next fabulous friday lunch with us today. Fridays from 12-2 p.m., bookings essential 03 9660 1183

Seafood Stack

The Seafood Stack is a can't miss dining experience here at our hotel. You'll be treated to a plate stacked with hot and cold seafood including oysters, smoked salmon, char-grilled baby octopus, marinated New Zealand mussels, blue swimmer crab, tempura prawns, salt and pepper calamari and more. A seafood feast is only $75 for two people.

Friday Dinner and Magic at Essence

Impossible Occurrences is one of Melbourne CBD's most exclusive attractions! Watch award-winning magician Luke Hocking perform astounding displays of magic, illusion and mind reading.


Located right here at the Melbourne Marriott Hotel, each performance blends elegance and astonishment to create an experience unlike any you've ever witnessed. Impossible Occurrences is 60 minutes of state-of-the-art conjuring, set in an intimate environment.


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Club Marriott

Join the Club Marriott program today and start receiving benefits and special offers at Essence at Exhibition. With dining incentives of up to 50% off, complimentary wine and special room rates, a membership will continue to reward you. For more information visit