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.

Sit down events are available for a maximum 60 guests

Stand up cocktail-style events are available for groups of any size

The latest dinner booking on a Friday & Saturday night is 7.30pm

All Function bookings are for 4 HOURS.

We do not host 18th-21st Birthdays or Bucks Parties

Email for further details or complete our function form (button below) to provide details of your request.

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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 up to 400 guests for a stand up style function.

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

There is an external staircase joining both venues.

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ENTERTAINMENT AREA

30-50 Guests

Caters up to 50 guests for seated or standing events. Can be set up for 50 guests Theatre style. High cocktail tables available. Contains data projector, large screen & pool table. Theatre style seating option. 

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BANQUETTES

20 - 30 Guests

Caters for 25-30 guests for a casual cocktail style function. This area overlooks the Entertainment Area & internal bar space. Ideal for smaller groups, drinks or canapes.

COCKLE BAY TERRACE | alfresco

20 - 60 Guests standing

The terrace is an uncovered outdoor space overlooking Darling Harbour towards Cockle Bay and the central CBD, it is an outside space with no 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 - 50 Guests

The Harbour Terrace overlooks Darling Harbour towards the northern city skyline. A large glass awning covers most of the area. The area can be used for stand up events (maximum 50 guests) or

seated dining (maximum 40 guests over 4 tables) & can be combined with the adjoining Bistro for a maximum 65 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 stand up canape style event including birthdays and social gatherings, hens parties, corporate events and team building.

Maximum capacity is 150 guests

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

Canapes will be served by wait staff on platters (included in canape pack price)

Substitutes will be provided for all dietary requirements

Cold Canapés

Tomato bruschetta w/ basil & balsamic (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 & fennel sausage rolls

Mushroom & parmesan arancini (veg)

Szechwan fried prawn cutlet (GF)

Spicy chicken wings

Dessert Canapés - all vegetarian

Chocolate dipped strawberry

Chocolate brownie

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
We recommend 1 platter per 8 guests

Fries w aioli $35 (vegetarian, dairy-free)

Wedges w sour cream & sweet chilli $45 (vegetarian)

Spicy chicken wings $50 (dairy-free)

Fruit Platter $60 (vegan, gluten-free)

Cheese platter w brie, blue & cheddar $80 (vegetarian)

Mezze Board w hummus, baba ghanoush & pumpkin dip $80 (vegetarian)

SHARED DINING MENU - SEATED LUNCH OR DINNER
All menu items are served to share
Maximum 60 guests (minimum 8 guests)

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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

Beverage Packs are designed to accompany a canapé pack or shared dining menu. If you’re looking for something lighter, we recommend ordering some platters from our late night Menu.

We also offer Bar Tabs.

CLASSIC

2hrs $45pp   |   3hrs $55pp   |   4hrs $65pp

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

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

Beyond Broke Rose

Moore's Creek Shiraz

Soft Drinks & Juice

PREMIUM

2hrs $59pp   |   3hrs $69pp   |   4hrs $79pp

Imported Tap Beer: Asani, Peroni, Bottled Corona

Craft Tap Beer: Fat Yak, 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 Sagra Prosecco

Villa Maria Two Valleys Sauvignon Blanc | Tyrrells Hunter Valley Chardonnay

Beyond Broke Rose

Villa Maria Pinot Noir | Tyrrell's Rufus Stone Shiraz

Soft Drinks & Juice

MINI COCKTAILS ON ARRIVAL $10

Mojito, Margarita, Aperol Spritz

Pina Colada or Strawberry Daquiri Frozen Cocktail

CONFIRMATION & PRE-SELECTION

Credit Card details are required to secure your booking.

The minimum spend can be made up of food & beverage (individual food/drink purchases cannot be counted)

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

Pre-payment is required for all food a minimum 14 days in advance.

Beverage is payable on arrival.

10% surcharge applies on Public Holidays

EXCLUSIVE FUNCTIONS: Security is required - $60 per hour for a minimum 5 hours (1 per 100 guests)