alfresco melbourne

Afresco Melbourne - Design, Plan, Find A Builder, Create!

Our focus is to help you build your ultimate Alfresco area, regardless of where you are in Melbourne.

Although you may just be looking for an “Alfresco builder” with which we can certainly help, please also visit our index page “Pergolas” for full details of all our helpful resources.

Drawing from our rich background in creating various Alfresco, we aim to leverage our accumulated knowledge and proficiency to ensure your Alfresco construction is a seamless and delightful experience.


Need a great builder or tradesman to build your alfresco? Below you will find three Melbourne alfresco builders that offer a range of alfrescos that may suit your needs.

  • – Team of experts at Outdoor Alfresco Kitchens Melbourne to design the layout of your alfresco kitchen.
  • – Extensive experience in enclosing outdoor areas means you’ll get the right solution. One that will last because it was built with quality components.
  • – create a beautifully functional outdoor kitchen to complement your relaxing outdoor space.

ALFRESCO Builder Directory - find your melbourne tradesman

After finalizing the plans for your alfresco build, please take a moment to explore our extensive directory of outdoor structure builders. 

This valuable directory resource has experienced contractors, tradespeople, surveyors, draftsman and more all ready to meet your alfresco area build requirements.

  • Pergola Builders
  • Verandah Builders
  • Deck Builders
  • Carport Builders
  • Alfresco Builders
  • Pool Builders
  • Pavers
  • Landscapers
  • Draftsman
  • Surveyors


  • How do I make sure I choose a trades person with sufficient experience?
  • How do I verify a builder’s necessary licenses and registrations?
  • How do I locate a builder who delivers quality work at a fair price?

For answers to these questions, refer to our Outdoor Building Project Savings Guide. I’ll secure my guide today.

MELBOURNE... Outdoor Project Ideas & Designs

Visit one of our ideas pages to see what you could achieve with your building project:

  • Pergola
  • Verandah
  • Deck
  • Carport
  • Alfresco

In addition to the ideas pages above, we have hundreds of photos from our previous Australia outdoor design projects.



Affordable Pergolas

About Affordable pergolas

Yes, more than an information resource on outdoor building projects! We have built many outdoor projects and been in the construction game for over 20 years.

For more information, please visit our about us page.


MELBOURNE alfresco... faq's


  • What are the key considerations when building an outdoor alfresco area?

    Key considerations include the location, size, materials, budget, and desired features of the alfresco area.

  • Do I need a permit to build an outdoor alfresco area?

    Permit requirements vary by location, so it's important to check with your local council or authorities to determine if a permit is needed.

  • What are some popular features to include in an outdoor alfresco area?

    Popular features include a BBQ area, outdoor kitchen, seating and dining area, lighting, heaters, and outdoor entertainment systems.

  • How can I design an alfresco area that suits my lifestyle?

    Consider how you will use the space – whether for relaxing, entertaining, cooking, or a combination of activities – and design the area accordingly.

  • What are the best materials for building an outdoor alfresco area?

    Common materials include weather-resistant timber, composite decking, stone, concrete, and outdoor-grade furniture and accessories.

  • How can I ensure my outdoor alfresco area is weatherproof?

    Properly sealing and waterproofing the materials, using weather-resistant furniture and fixtures, and incorporating elements like pergolas or umbrellas can help make the area weatherproof.

  • How can I create privacy in my outdoor alfresco area?

    Planting hedges, installing privacy screens, using outdoor curtains, or incorporating trellises with climbing plants are effective ways to create privacy.

  • What is the average cost of building an outdoor alfresco area?

    The cost can vary widely depending on size, materials, features, and location, but a rough estimate could range from a few thousand to tens of thousands of dollars.

  • Can I DIY my outdoor alfresco area or should I hire professionals?

    DIY is possible for simpler projects, but for more complex designs or if you lack experience, it's advisable to hire professionals to ensure quality and safety.

  • How can I maintain my outdoor alfresco area and keep it looking great?

    Regular cleaning, sealing, and maintenance of materials, as well as storing outdoor furniture properly during off-seasons, can help keep your alfresco area in top condition.