FUNCTIONS & EVENTS

In the heart of Darling Harbour, Watershed boasts unrivalled views of Darling Harbour & the city skyline. We have three indoor & four outdoor spaces available (some of which can be combined for larger functions), providing the perfect setting for your event along with a 24 hour licence 7 days a week.

Our Canape Packs start from $25 per person, as well as interactive experience stations (including make your own burger & oyster bars).

We also have seated Group Dining options (from $49 per person).

We have the option of Beverage Packs or setting up a bar tab

Call for further details Monday to Friday from 10am-3pm to speak to our Events Team

(02) 9282 9444 or complete our function form (button below) to provide details of your request.

All Functions are subject to a minimum spend which can be made up of food & beverage. 

A $500 deposit is required for groups over 20 guests.
Pre-selection of food is required a minimum 14 days in advance. 
We can accommodate a maximum 264 guests (under current Government COVID Restrictions).

A 10% surcharge applies on all Public Holidays.

 

FUNCTION SPACES

The Watershed Hotel sits just above the promenade of Darling Harbour giving it a true waterfront feel
with
 a wide variety of spaces to hold your function.

 

The Watershed can be hired exclusively for functions of 200-450 guests.

Hire of both Watershed & Cohibar can accommodate groups of 600 or more. 

There is an external staircase joining both venues.

ENTERTAINMENT AREA

80 - 100 Guests

Caters up to 100 guests for standing events. High cocktail tables available. Contains data projector, large screen & pool table. Theatre style seating option. Also can be connected to Banquettes to accommodate larger groups.

BANQUETTES

20 - 50 Guests

Caters for 25-30 guests seated. This area overlooks the Entertainment Area & internal bar space. Ideal for smaller groups, drinks, canapes or bottle service bookings later in the night on weekends.

COCKLE BAY TERRACE | alfresco

20 - 60 Guests standing

The terrace overlooks Darling Harbour towards Cockle Bay and the central CBD, it is an outside space with limited cover from rain/wind. This area can be combined with the Banquettes (see above) to accommodate groups of up to 100 guests.

HARBOUR TERRACE | alfresco

20 - 60 Guests

The Harbour Terrace overlooks Darling Harbour towards the northern city skyline. A large glass awning covers most of the area. The area is multi use with the option of stand up events or seated dining (maximum 32 guests)

 

COHIBAR

Sitting above The Watershed, Cohibar offers guests a variety of spaces with views of Darling Harbour and the city skyline. Cohibar is the ideal venue to host a more intimate event, birthdays and social gatherings, hens parties, corporate events and team building.

VIEW COHIBAR FUNCTION OPTIONS HERE

 

CANAPE PACKS

Minimum order of 20 pieces per selection apply
All canapes must be ordered and paid for a minimum 14 days before your event

$25 per person – select 3 from cold/dessert & 2 from hot

$35 – select 4 from cold/dessert & 3 from hot

Cold Canapés

Tomato bruschetta w/ basil &
balsamic (vegan)

Capsicum & caper bruschetta w chives (vegan)

Smoked salmon baguette w/ sour cream

Caramelised onion cheese puff (veg)

Prosciutto & melon (gf)

Rare roast beef crostini, horseradish cream

Hot Canapés 

Chicken skewer w/ minted yoghurt

Mini beef pie w/ tomato chutney

Homemade pork and fennel sausage rolls

Mushroom & parmesan arancini (veg)

BBQ beef skewer w/ house BBQ sauce

Sweet potato w grilled corn salsa & lime (vegan & gf)

Szechwan fried prawn cutlet

Buffalo wings w honey soy

Buffalo wings w hot sauce

Dessert Canapés

Chocolate dipped strawberry

Chocolate brownie

Mixed berry cheesecake

Bambini gelato cones

SUBSTANTIAL EATS $7.5 each

As an add on to either the $25 or $35 canape pack / minimum 20 pieces of each item

Fish & Chips box

Beef Slider

Chicken slider

Prawn slider (+ $1)

Vegetable noodle box

Sydney Rock Oysters (2 pieces)

PLATTERS

French fries $35 (vegan, dairy-free)

Wedges $45 (vegan, dairy-free)

Buffalo Wings $50 (dairy-free)

Fruit Platter $60 (vegan, dairy-free)

Cheese platter $80 (vegetarian)

Antipasto $80

3 COURSE SET MENU

Guests select an option from each course on arrival

Suitable for groups of 8-20 guests

$50PP

Garlic bread to share on arrival

 

ENTRÉES

Crumbed calamari w lemon and tartare

Buddha Bowl (vegan) w roast sweet potato, cumin fried chickpeas, Spanish onion, broccolini, turmeric and maple tahini dressing

 

MAINS

Pan-fried Barramundi fillet w warm potato salad, caponata and fried capers

Rump Steak w chips and choice of sauce

Spinach, feta & ricotta ravioli w/ sugo, basil & parmesan (vegetarian)

 

DESSERT

Churros w/ strawberries, chocolate sauce and vanilla bean ice-cream (vegetarian)

Lemon meringue tart w candied lemon (vegetarian)

SHARED DINING MENU

All menu items are to share | Suitable for groups of 8-25 guests

Upgrades: Garlic bread $4 per person | Cheese platters $10 per person

CLASSIC |  $49

ENTREES

Crumbed calamari w lemon and tartare

Antipasto of selected salumi w/ sun-dried tomato, olives, capsicum & grissini

Buddha Bowl w roast sweet potato, cumin fried chickpeas, Spanish
onion, broccolini, turmeric and maple tahini dressing (vegan)

 

MAINS

Pan-fried Barramundi fillet w warm potato salad, caponata and fried capers

Rump Steak w chips and choice of sauce

Spinach, feta & ricotta ravioli w/ sugo, basil & parmesan (vegetarian)

 

SIDES

Chips & aioli

 Garden Salad

 

DESSERT

Churros w/ strawberries, vanilla bean ice cream & chocolate sauce

DELUXE |  $69

 

ENTRÉES

Teriyaki Beef Skewers w sesame and spiral radish

Antipasto of selected salumi w/ sundried tomato, olives, capsicum & grissini
Buddha Bowl w roast sweet potato, cumin fried chickpeas, Spanish onion, broccolini, turmeric and maple tahini dressing (vegan)

Crumbed calamari w lemon and tartare

 

MAINS

Pan-fried Barramundi fillet w warm potato salad, caponata ad fried capers

Rump Steak w chips and choice of sauce

Spinach, feta & ricotta ravioli w/ sugo, basil & parmesan (vegetarian)

 

SIDES

Chips & aioli

Garden salad

Sauteed greens w/ garlic & almonds

 

DESSERT

Churros w/ strawberries, vanilla bean ice cream & chocolate sauce
Lemon Meringue Tart w candied lemon

INTERACTIVE EXPERIENCE STATIONS

2 hour duration | Minimum 50 guests

Add on on to compliment a canape pack

This is an interactive experience where guests go up to the Station (not waiter service)

Please contact us on events@thewatershedhotel.com.au for more information on these options

Prices from

Oyster Bar  $30 per person

Build Your Own Taco Bar  $20 per person

Charcuterie & Cheese Bar  $20 per person

Paella Bar from $25 per person

Build your own burger bar $20 per person

WATERSHED BEVERAGE PACKAGES

Classic

2hrs  $39pp  |  3hrs  $49pp  |  4hrs  $59pp

Local Tap Beer: Carlton Draught, VB, Pure Blonde, Carlton Dry, Bulmer's Original Cider

Low Alcohol: Cascade Light, Great Northern Super Crisp
Moore's Creek NV Sparkling Brut

Moore's Creek Semillon Sauvignon Blanc

Moore's Creek Shiraz Blend

Beyond Broke Rose

Soft Drinks and Juice

Deluxe


2hrs $45pp | 3hrs $55pp | 4hrs $65pp

Craft Tap Beer: Fat Yak Range, 4 Pines Range, Pirate Life Range

Local Tap Beer: Carlton Draught, VB, Pure Blonde, Carlton Dry, Bullmer's Original Cide

Low Alcohol: Cascade Light, Great Northern Super Crisp

Moore's Creek NV Sparkling Brut

Moore's Creek Semillon Sauvignon Blanc | Vidal Estate Chardonnay

Beyond Broke Rose

Villa Maria Private Bin Pinot Noir | Moore's Creek Shiraz

Soft Drinks and Juice

Premium

2hrs $59pp | 3hrs $69pp | 4hrs $79pp

Imported Tap Beer: Asani, Peroni, Stella Artois, Bottled Corona

Craft Tap Beer: Fat Yak Range, 4 Pines Range, Pirate Life Range

Local Tap Beer: Carlton Draught, VB, Pure Blonde, Carlton Dry, Bulmer's Orginal Cider

Low Alcohol: Cascade Light, Great Northern Super Crisp

La Maschera Prosecco

Villa Maria Two Valleys Sauvignon Blanc | Vidal Estate Chardonnay

Beyond Broke Rose

Villa Maria Pinot Noir | Tyrrell's Rufus Stone Shiraz

Soft Drinks and Juice

Mini Cocktails On Arrival $10

Mojito, Margarita, Aperol Spritz

Pina Colada or Strawberry Daquiri Frozen Cocktail

CONFIRMATION & PRE-SELECTION

A $500 deposit is required to secure your booking, which will count towards your minimum spend.

The minimum spend can be made up of food & beverage.

All food & beverage selections must be confirmed 14 days in advance.

198 Harbourside Shopping Centre

Darling Harbour

Sydney, NSW, 2000

02 9282 9444

Opening Hours

Mon-Wed

Thursday

Fri & Sat

Sunday

12pm - 12am

12pm - 1am

12pm - 3am

12pm - 12am

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