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 (subject to COVID restrictions)

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

All Function bookings are for 4 HOURS.

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.


We can accommodate a maximum 264 guests (under current Government COVID Restrictions).

A 10% surcharge applies on all Public Holidays.

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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 264 guests under current COVID restrictions of 1 person per 2 square metres.

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 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.

Not available Friday or Saturday nights

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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 - 50 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 (maximum 50 guests) or

seated dining (maximum 40 guests over 4 tables) or can be combined with the adjoining Bistro for a maximum 60 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 130 guests under current 1 person per 2 square metre COVID restrictions.

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 (vegetarian, gluten-free, dairy-free)

Wedges $45 (vegan, dairy-free)

Spicy chicken Wings $50 (dairy-free)

Fruit Platter $60 (vegan, gluten-free)

Cheese platter $80 (vegetarian)

Mezze Board $80 (vegetarian)

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

SHARED DINING MENU
All menu items are to share
Maximum 60 guests (minimum 8 guests)

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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.

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 & Juice

CLASSIC

DELUXE

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 | Vidal Estate Chardonnay

Beyond Broke Rose

Villa Maria Private Bin Pinot Noir | 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 | Vidal Estate 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.

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

Pre-payment is required for all food a minimum 2 weeks in advance.

Beverage is payable on arrival.