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Frequently Asked Questions!

We love functions and events and have a number of spaces that can be used exclusively or combined to make larger spaces. The Fox’s Den function room is a fantastic private space that is also one of the only U-Shape able function rooms in the CBD. 

We can cater for up to 60 people seated and 80 people standing in this space alone. Our restaurant can seat 110 people for a function meal or 150 people for a cocktail party. Combined with the Fox’s Den it’s a great space for 160 sit down or 230 in a cocktail event arrangement. Finally the Little Collins Terrace is an outstanding CBD outdoor space that is perfect for small social gatherings and after work drinks with colleagues. 

The terrace can facilitate for up to 75 people in a cocktail or stand-up alternatively we can facilitate for 
dining events on the outside area of up to 50 guests however it is weather dependant.

 Henry & The Fox does not have strict minimum spend amounts for functions and events however we do ask that all events allow a minimum budget of $21.50 per person for food and $21.50 per person for beverage in order to reserve a space with us. 

At certain times of the year we do encourage certain yeild expectations for our spaces however our function 
coordinators are more than happy to guide you when it comes to these. 

Our normal trading hours are 7.30am to 1am and we may serve alcohol for the entirety of these hours. 
We are able to apply for special trading hours in accordance with Victorian Liquor Licensing Laws. 


 Where is the closest car park? 

Rates from 1 hour $22 up to a daily maximum of $50
Open from 6.30am to 6.30pm Monday to Friday

Rates from 1 hour $18 up to a daily maximum of $56
Open from 6.30am to 6.30pm Monday to Friday
Early Bird Parking is available for $24.  Enter before 10am and exit after 3pm.

Street parking is free and ample after 7.30pm Monday to Saturday and all day on Sundays.
 
How do we get to the venue via public transport? 

Southern Cross train station – 5 minute walk 
Flinders Streettrain stations – 14 minutes walk 
Flagstaff train station – 10 minutes walk 
 Trams lines 11, 12, 48, 55, 86, 96, 109 – All stops only 2 minute walk 


 What is the venues function capacity? 

Fox’s Den - Seated 60pax | Standing 80pax 
Restaurant Seated - 110pax | Standing 150pax 
Terrace - Seated 60 pax | Standing 75pax (weather dependant)
Whole Venue – Standing 280pax 


 Can we bring our own decorations? 

Absolutely!  We love dressing up!

We do ask that any decorations that you bring are removable and 
do not cause any damage to our venue though.


How much is the cakeage and why do you charge it? 

We understand you might want to bring a celebratory dessert and we encourage you to do so.

however we do charge a cakage fee in order to provide storage, 
arrange the presentation, cut and ensure q
uality handling of your cake or dessert.


Do you have audio visual equipment available?

Yes we have an onsite 55inch flat screen television and a corded microphone which can be hired.

We also work with a great audio visual company if you require any extra AV equipment.


Can we have music and entertainment?

We are more than happy to assist you in sourcing entertainment or alternatively contacting your 
external supplier to discuss the venues details on your behalf. 



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Cider & Bottled Beer 
3 dollars per person, per hour 
Selection of three
Coopers lager
Coopers sparkling
Corona
Kronenbourg 1664
Thatcher’s cider
Functions > Function Menus

Make your next event a success with the best function menus in Melbourne CBD

If you’re planning a function but you don’t know where to have it or what type of menu to go for, then look no further – Henry and the Fox has the answer!

With nine great menus to choose from – including multiple courses and drinks packages – we have exactly what you need for any event.

MENUS FOR CELEBRATIONS & FUNCTIONS

Thank you, for choosing Henry & the Fox for your upcoming event.

We love work-ing with groups and encourage you to not only enjoy our food & beverage options, but also our service.

Please don’t hesitate to discuss with us any special requirements entertainment and theming you may require.

We have several types of function packages; our most popular are the sharing menus, which offer flexibility and choice for your function, while the canapé package offers something for everyone and is perfect for larger stand up groups.

Please see the menu attached when considering your selections.

We also cater for food allergies and other dietary requirements. Should you have any special requirements, please advise us at least 72 hours in advance so we can fulfil such requests.

We look forward to hosting your event and take this opportunity to assure you of our quality and service at all times.

Function Menu January 2016

Sharing Menu

Minimum 10 people
2 Courses - $42pp | 3 Courses - $55pp

Home made dips and breads on arrival 

Entrees  Please select 2:

Selection of cured meats & vegetable a la Grecque

Vodka cured salmon w pickled beetroot & goat’s curd 

Pressed pork shoulder & confit chicken rillettes, house date chutney & toasted brioche 

Tomato & basil bruschetta w crumbled marinated fetta 

Mains  Please select 2:

Slow roasted rosemary & garlic scented lamb rump, fondant potato and jus 

Lemon & thyme roasted chicken breast , buttery potatoes & madeira jus 

Roasted Fish of the day with spiced chickpea ragu, ruby chard and coriander oil

Truffled portobello mushroom risotto w shaved parmesan & watercress 

*Includes house mixed garden leaf salad 

Sides  $2 per person extra

Garlic & rosemary roast potatoes 

Cumin roast parsnip & butternut squash 

Steamed peti poi w silverskin onions & bacon lardons 

Beer battered chips w maldon sea salt 

Desserts  Please select 2:

Chocolate & pear torte w vanilla whipped cream 

Créme brulée w shortbread

Warm apple crumble w rosemary ice cream 

Classic bread & butter pudding w créme anglaise 

Sharing Pizza Menu

Minimum 10 people
$25 pp

House made dips & flat bread on arrival 

Pizzas -  Chef's selection:

Margherita , buffalo mozzarella & fresh basil 

Roasted butternut Pumpkin , ricotta, sage, rocket & walnuts 

Spicy Salami , roasted red capsicum, buffalo mozzarella 

Lamb, red onion jam, feta & pine nuts 

*All served with fries & salad 

SET MENUS
( Reservations of 10-30)

Table d'Hote
2 Courses - $45pp | 3 Courses - $59pp
Entrees  Please select 3:

Half dozen freshly shucked oysters,  shallot vinegar & rye bread

Vodka cured salmon w pickled beetroot & goat’s curd 

Pressed pork shoulder & confit chicken rillettes, house date chutney & toasted brioche 

Warm tomato & celeriac tart tatin w ruby chard & pecorino leaf salad

Mains  Please select 3:

Pan seared "fish of the day" w spiced chickpea ragu, ruby chard & coriander oil

Black Angus  dry aged porterhouse, roasted tomatoes, thick cut chips, watercress salad & bearnaise sauce

Grilled pork cutlet w grilled tomato, fat chips, watercress salad & spiced apple compote

Truffled Portobello mushroom risotto w shaved parmesan & sage

**Includes House mixed garden leaf salad

Sides $2 per person Extra 

Garlic & rosemary roast potatoes

Cumin roast parsnip & butternut squash

Steamed petit poi w silver skin onions & bacon lardons

Beer battered chips w Maldon sea salt

Desserts  Please select 3:

Chocolate & pear torte w vanilla whipped cream 

Créme brulée w shortbread

Warm apple crumble w rosemary ice cream 

Classic bread & butter pudding w créme anglaise 

Single course lunch
( Minimum 10 people)

SHARING - $27 per person please select 2

SET MENU - $30 per person please select 3

Char grilled Black Angus minute steak w slow roasted tomatoes, watercress salad, lemon & caper butter, beer battered chips

Lemon and thyme chicken breast , buttery potatoes & Madeira jus

Roasted fish of the day fillets w spicy chickpea ragu, ruby chard and coriander oil

Truffled portobello mushroom risotto w shaved parmesan and watercress

*Includes mixed garden leaf salad

Sides $2 per person Extra 

Garlic & rosemary roast potatoes

Cumin roast parsnip & butternut squash

Steamed petit poi w silver skin onions & bacon lardons

Beer battered chips

CanapÉS
( Minimum 25 people)

Select 6 canapes - $33
(5 Hot + 5 Gold)
Select 6 canapes & 1 Hand held - $38
(5 Hot + 5 Gold + 1 Hand Held Per Person)
Select 6 canapes & 2 Hand held & 1 Dessert- $46
(5 Hot + 5 Gold + 2 Hand Held + 1 Dessert Per Person)
Additions:
Hand held items - $6 pp
Desserts - $4.5 pp
COLD

Vodka cured salmon on toasted Rye bread and lychee cured celery

Mini tomato bruschetta w baby basil goats cheese feta

Pressed pork shoulder & confit chicken Riellets, house made date chutney & toasted brioche

Chicken liver parfait on toasted brioche

Kingfish ceviche on crispy iceberg leaves

HOT

Jamon & pecorino croquettes

Chicken satay skewers w coriander & coconut salsa verde

Crispy pressed shredded beef with a soy and honey glaze, spring onion salad

Henry & the fox aranchini w saffron aioli (v)

Barramundi and salmon mini fishcake w spinach and caper cream

HAND HELD

Butter chicken curry , poppadum and cumin yoghurt

Harissa lamb meatballs w creamy white polenta

Fish goujons , chips & tartare sauce

Pumpkin and truffle gnocchi , herb baked ricotta

Char grilled tiger prawns w chili & lime salsa

Mini wagyu burgers chipotle mayo sweet potato chips

DESSERTS

Mini lemon pies

Cinnamon doughnuts w peanut butter ganache

Flourless chocolate tort w burnt orange cream

White Chocolate crème brulee tartlet and balsamic strawberry jam

Food Stations
( Minimum 30 people)

Add a food station to your cocktail package0
Oyster Station $15 per person
A selection of local and native oysters served w a selection of dressings opened to order by the chef.
Cured Meats Station $15 per person
Chefs selection of cured Italian meats (4)
Cheese Station $15 per person
Selection of local and imported cheeses (3) garnished with wafers, quince and grapes
Henry and the Fox Garden Spit $30 per person
Minimum 40 people

Your choice of meat served from the spit roast; Chicken, Pork or Lamb

*served with a selection of dips, house salads and freshly baked bread rolls

Beverage PACKAGEs

BASIC PACKAGE

Coopers pale ale

Beaumont sparkling

Beaumont sauvignon blanc semillon

Beaumont shiraz

Soft drink, perrier mineral water, fresh juice

$28 per person for the first 2 hour

$8 per person for every hour after

Premium PACKAGE

Coopers pale ale & sapporo lager

Verve d argent loire, France

*Please select two

Vidal sauvignon blanc marlborough, NZ

Santi sortesele pinot gris delle venezie, Italy

Pedestal chardonnay margaret river, WA

*Please select two

Robert oatley pinot noir yarra valley, Vic

Argento “Esquinas” malbec mendoza, Argentina

St Hallet gamekeepers shiraz blend barossa, SA

Soft drink, perrier mineral water, fresh juice

$36 per person for the first 2 hour

$8 per person for every hour after

Additions

Add basic spirits $8 per person 
Absolut vodka, havana club white rum, havana club dark rum, beefeater gin, ballantine’s scotch

Add bottle beer or cider $2 per hour, per person – select two
Coopers lager, coopers sparkling, corona, kronenbourg 1664, thatchers cider

Add cocktail on arrival $10 per person – select one
Aperol spritz, elderflower royal or mint julep

Add mumm champagne $15 per person

For more information on function packages
Please contact the restaurant (03) 9614 3277 .

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