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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The Watershed Hotel sits just above the promenade of Darling Harbour giving it a true waterfront feel
 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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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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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.


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.


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.



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.




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


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)


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)


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 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

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

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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



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


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


Mojito, Margarita, Aperol Spritz

Pina Colada or Strawberry Daquiri Frozen Cocktail


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.