Commemoration centre and cafe

The Commemoration centre and café is a place to share a coffee or a light lunch and catch up with family or friends, buy flowers, or host a commemorative function for a loved one.

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56 Box Forest Rd, Glenroy VIC 3046, Australia

Venue Opening hours

Bookings are managed through Celeste Catering. Please call (03) 9355 3195 for further information.

Visiting Hours

Monday to Sunday

7.30am - 5.30pm

7.30am - 7.30pm (during daylight savings)

Vehicle access available during visiting hours.

About the venue

Overlooking the tranquil Tanderra gardens and providing a blend between the indoor and the outdoor. The Commemoration centre and cafe is a bright, modern facility set within the natural landscape of Northern Memorial Park. The alfresco cafe provides tea, coffee and refreshments to cemetery visitors, and fresh flowers daily.

The Eden and Tanderra function rooms, nestled between the Edendale area and Tanderra Gardens, are ideal for post-funeral functions, anniversaries, 40-day services, and a range of dietary requirements, cultural and religious observances. The Eden and Tanderra rooms may be booked separately or combined for larger functions.

Hire includes:

  • Exclusive use of Function Room for 1½ hours

  • Crockery, cutlery, glasses and serviettes

  • Cleaning and disposal after your function

For information regarding menu options and pricing, please visit Celeste Catering.

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Amenities and Features

  • Eden Room - 80 guests
  • Tea, coffee and refreshments
  • Combined capacity - up to 250 guests
  • Tanderra Room - 120 guests
  • Crockery, cutlery, glasses and serviettes
  • Outdoor marquee - 30 guests
  • Audio/visual facilities
  • Cleaning and disposal

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