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.

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

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 shared Group Dining options (from $50 per person).

Beverage Packs or Bar Tabs are available.

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.

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FUNCTION SPACES

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

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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.

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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 - 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

SHARED DINING MENU

All menu items are to share

Suitable for groups of 8 or more guests

CLASSIC SHARED DINING

$50 PER PERSON

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

ENTREES

Crumbed calamari w/ lemon and tartare

Mezze board w/ hummus, baba ghanoush, pumpkin dip, flatbread, feta & char-grilled veg (vegetarian)

 

MAINS

Grilled chicken w/ muhammara & toum

Rump Steak w green beans & peppercorn sauce (on side) - served medium rare

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

 

SIDES

Rosemary fried chat potatoes

Garden Salad

 

DESSERT

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

DELUXE SHARED DINING

$65 PER PERSON
 

TO START

Garlic Bread

 

ENTRÉES

Crumbed calamari w/ lemon & tartare

Mediterranean Beef Skewers w/muhammara & pickled onion

Mezze board w/ hummus, baba ghanoush, pumpkin dip, flatbread, feta & char-grilled veg (vegetarian)

 

MAINS

Grilled chicken w/ muhammara & toum

Rump Steak w green beans & peppercorn sauce (on side) - served medium rare

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

 

SIDES

Rosemary fried chat potatoes

Garden salad vegan

Sauteed greens w/ garlic & almonds

 

DESSERT

Churros w/ strawberries, vanilla bean ice cream & chocolate sauce (vegetarian)
Australian Cheeses (brie, blue, cheddar) w lavosh & dried fruit (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

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

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.