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Top 10 Venues by the Water in Sydney

Sydney is spoilt for choice when it comes to beautiful waterfront locations! From the harbour to the ocean, these venues boast gorgeous interiors that are perfectly complimented by spectacular water views.

1. Bellevue Cottage By Antoine

Soak up the sunshine on the picturesque terrace at Bellevue Cottage By Antoine. This nostalgic and charming cottage is situated by Blackwattle Bay, featuring a historical dining room and outdoor terrace with views across the bay. 

  • Venue: Bellevue Cottage By Antoine
  • Address: 55 Leichhardt St, Glebe NSW 2037
  • Capacity: 120
  • Event Type: Private parties, Wedding, Private dining, Networking venues

2. Curlewis Bar, Hotel Bondi

Curlewis Bar resides in the iconic Hotel Bondi at Bondi Beach. Boasting a modern beachy vibe, the Curlewis Bar is a semi-private space with its own bar. With ample room and a number of high tables, this area is perfect for those that want to celebrate in the heart of Bondi.

  • Venue: Hotel Bondi
  • Address: 178 Campbell Parade, Bondi Beach NSW 2026
  • Capacity: 80
  • Event Type: Private parties, Private dining, Networking venues

3. Dining Room, Little Pearl

Little Pearl is a stone’s throw away from the beautiful Manly Beach. With an elegant and contemporary style that is accompanied by a stunning waterfront view, your guests will never want to leave. The space is semi-private and suited to intimate gatherings.

  • Venue: Little Pearl
  • Address: 8/13 S Steyne, Manly NSW 2095
  • Capacity: 50
  • Event Type: Private parties, Team away days

4. Hamptons, King Street Wharf

Why celebrate BY the water when you can celebrate ON the water? Docked in King Street Wharf, Hamptons Sydney is a pontoon vessel with two levels and ample space. Your guests can lounge on the upper deck as they drink and take in the Sydney Harbour.

  • Venue: King Street Wharf
  • Address: 138 Cabarita Rd, Cabarita NSW 2137
  • Capacity: 25
  • Event Type: Private parties, Wedding, Networking venues, Team away days

5. Kingsleys Woolloomooloo

At Kingsleys Woolloomooloo, enjoy sophisticated yet relaxed dining whilst taking in stunning harbour and city views from Sydney’s iconic Woolloomooloo Finger Wharf. With indoor and outdoor spaces, your guests can dine, socialise, and dance whilst enjoying the waterfront ambience.

  • Venue: Kingsleys Woolloomooloo
  • Address: 10/6 Cowper Wharf Roadway, Woolloomooloo NSW 2011
  • Capacity: 200
  • Event Type: Private parties, Wedding. Private dining, Networking venues

6. Exclusive hire, Bathers’ Pavilion

Bathers’ Pavilion is the perfect summer location for your next special event. With stunning interiors and beachside elegance, Bathers’ Pavilion is a gorgeous heritage building with a breathtaking Balmoral beach backdrop.

  • Venue: Bathers’ Pavilion
  • Address: 4 The Esplanade, Mosman NSW 2088
  • Capacity: 250
  • Event Type: Private parties, Wedding, Private dining, Networking venues

7. Hunter Room 1, Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour

With its soaring lobby and cool vibes, Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour is a resort within the city and is located in the heart of Darling Harbour. This contemporary meeting room is ideal for those who want to host guests while enjoying views of Sydney’s skyline.

  • Venue: Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour
  • Address: Darling Harbour, 100 Murray St, Pyrmont NSW 2009
  • Capacity: 60
  • Event Type: Conference, Meetings & Workshops, Networking, Presentation, Team Activties

8. VIP Terrace, Helm Bar & Bistro

With Sydney’s world-class harbour at its doorstep, Helm Bar & Bistro is one of Sydney’s best spots to casually unwind and enjoy the stunning Darling Harbour views. Enjoy immaculate after-work vibes with your co-workers as you sip on cocktails and take in the view.

  • Venue: Helm Bar & Bistro
  • Address: Aquarium Wharf, 7 Wheat Rd, Sydney NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 30
  • Event Type: Private parties, Private dining, Networking venues

9. Beer Garden, Cargo Bar

Located in Sydney, this two-level party destination with waterfront views is the perfect place to host any social celebration. An open and spacious outdoor area, the Beer Garden has plenty of lounges, lush greenery, and easy bar access.

  • Venue: Cargo Bar
  • Address: King Street Wharf Darling Harbour, Darling Harbour, 52-60 The Promenade, Sydney NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 100
  • Event Type: Parties, Networking

10. The Bavarian, Manly Wharf

The Bavarian Manly Wharf is a spectacular waterfront location in the heart of Manly. Boasting outdoor tables, umbrellas and stunning views of the sea, your guests can enjoy an array of beers on tap as they enjoy the beachside vibes.

  • Venue: The Bavarian, Manly Wharf
  • Address: Manly Wharf 2, 5 E Esplanade, Manly NSW 2095
  • Capacity: 400
  • Event Type: Private parties, Private dining, Team away days, Networking venues

When it comes to finding the perfect venue by the water, 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?

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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!

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

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