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Our Guide to Sydney’s Unique Venues and Experiences

Looking for something a little different for your next event? We’ve gathered our most unique function rooms Sydney wide to give your guests an event to remember; the only limit here is your imagination!

1. Urban Winery, Exclusive Hire

Are you after a vineyard experience right on the doorstep of the city? Located in Moore Park’s Entertainment Quarter, Urban Winery has just that. Be transported to the vineyards of regional NSW with surrounding oak wine barrels and an expansive list of local wines and produce. A function room that truly packs a punch, Urban Winery has a variety of unique offerings to choose from to create a memorable event. Enjoy a winery tour complete with a wine flight and charcuterie board, or take a class with the head winemaker and make your own wine blend (available to bottle up and have delivered). If you’re after something truly special, try their unique grape stomping tour and give your guests an experience to remember!

  • Venue: Urban Winery Sydney
  • Address: Entertainment Quarter, Building 121, The, 122 Lang Rd, Moore Park NSW 2021
  • Capacity: 250
  • Event Type: Conference, Meeting workshop, Networking venues, Presentation, Private dining, Private parties, Team away days, Wedding

2. Saga Bar, Exclusive Hire

Hidden behind a pair of ornate doors, a tropical oasis awaits at Saga Bar. Nestled in Chippendale just outside the CBD, Saga is truly a world of its own with the surrounding tropical plants, stone walls and glowing yellow downlights. Take your guests on an island hopping journey with a cocktail list inspired by flavours from around the world. An intimate space that truly feels like a city escape, Saga Bar is the perfect function room to transform your next event.

  • Venue: Saga Bar
  • Address: 49 Goold St, Chippendale NSW 2008
  • Capacity: 60
  • Event Type: Networking venues, Private parties

3. Redfern Surf Club, Exclusive Hire

A surf club without the surf, this function room is the unique combination of moody bar and retro surf rock basement. Tucked on the sunny corner of Botany and Henderson Roads, Redfern Surf Club sits within a heritage listed building complete with arched windows and exposed brick walls. Purple neon lights go hand in hand with strings of fairy lights, with an old school TV and framed photos on the mantelpiece giving an eclectic retro feel. Enjoy the fine selection of Australian craft beers and signature cocktails soundtracked to surf rock, transporting your guests away from Alexandria to a night to remember.

  • Venue: Redfern Surf Club
  • Address: 60 Botany Rd, Alexandria NSW 2015
  • Capacity: 100
  • Event Type: Networking venues, Private dining, Private parties, Wedding

4. Marble Bar, Exclusive Hire

If you’re after something a bit regal from your next function room, Hilton’s Marble Bar is sure to impress. Transport guests to a Victorian underground speakeasy-style bar right on George Street, complete with marble archways and a mahogany bar. Sit back and watch live music running Monday through to Saturday with one of Marble Bar’s inventive cocktails, or utilise the venue’s built-in stage and AV for yourself. No matter the event, Marble Bar has you covered as one of the most unique function rooms Sydney has to offer.

  • Venue: Marble Bar
  • Address: Level B1/488 George St, Sydney NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 200
  • Event Type: Meeting workshop, Networking venues, Presentation, Private parties, Team away days

5. Hickson House Distilling & Co, Exclusive Hire

A function room with a unique history to match, Hickson House Distilling & Co is hard to pass up. The space is housed in the former Saatchi and Saatchi garage in The Rocks, home to some of the most extravagant and infamous Sydney parties. Now, the exposed brick and steel beams are complemented by the hanging chandeliers and pops of dark wood, marble and colourful velvet. Marvel at the 8 metre high back bar, with stacked bottles glowing from the lighting creating a truly unique piece. Or, if you want to take your guests on a journey, choose the distillery tour complete with whiskey and gin tasting. Hickson House has a variety of spaces to choose from including the intimate mezzanine High and Dry Bar, complete with private cocktail bar, or their Hickson House Lounge, with lounges and low tables suitable for up to 30 people. For the complete experience, the entire venue can be booked out, allowing your guests to really soak up the atmosphere of this amazing space.

  • Venue: Hickson House Distilling Co.
  • Address: 6 Hickson Rd, Dawes Point NSW 200
  • Capacity: 150
  • Event Type: Networking venues, Presentation, Private dining, Private parties, Team away days, Wedding

6. Untied, Exclusive Hire

If you’re looking for more than just city views from your next rooftop function room then Untied is just the spot. Perched above the streets of Barangaroo, Untied brings the tropical rainforests of North Queensland to the city, surrounded by lush greenery and bright colours. Their colourful cocktail range takes the same inspiration with a focus on fresh tropical flavours and share plates that feature a variety of plant-based options, with something for everyone to enjoy. The combined indoor and outdoor space can cater for up to 270 guests, perfect for a weekend soiree or casual dining celebrations. Get something different out of your next rooftop function room with Untied’s Brunch With Soul running every Saturday. Enjoy a southern style brunch complete with the incredible and interactive Sexy Soul Jam belting out soulful tunes; they’ll get your guests singing and dancing along to create the perfect vibes for your next event.

  • Venue: Untied Rooftop
  • Address: Lvl 4/400 Barangaroo Ave, Barangaroo NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 270
  • Event Type: Networking venues, Private dining, Private parties, Wedding

When it comes to finding unique function rooms Sydney bookers can trust HeadBox to help find the perfect space for a memorable event. So let’s get started – contact the HeadBox team today!


1. Who can use HeadBox?

Anyone! Whether you’re a corporate booker looking for a private dining room, meeting room, Christmas or EOFY party venue or you’re a social booker looking for the perfect spot to host your birthday party, hens night or wedding – HeadBox has you covered.

2. What is HeadBox?

HeadBox connects corporate and consumer bookers with venues and suppliers and is the easy way to book, manage and deliver everything in one place. No long searches, no stress, no hidden costs.

3. How do I submit an event brief?

Submitting an event brief is an easy process. Our intuitive brief builder will take you through a series of questions collecting all the necessary details needed to host a great event. We want to know details such as where your event will take place, on what date, how many people are attending, and what your total budget is. Once you submit this information, relevant and available venues will respond to your brief!

4. How long will it take for venues to respond?

Our venues are super quick to respond! You should receive responses or a proposal within 24-48 business hours.

5. What are the top 5 things to consider when choosing a venue?

The cost, the location, style, capacity & catering options.