Sydney Function Centres

Function Centres: Sydney | Wollongong

Looking for function centres for a Sydney event? Sydney function rooms to hire for private events of 2 - 1,200+ people are available in all areas of the city from Western Sydney to the CBD. From small private rooms for birthday parties to large reception halls for gala events, Sydney delivers a wide range of modern and unique function venues for all event sizes. 

The best function venues in Sydney include heritage-listed buildings, quirky hotels, beachfront reception venues and private rooms in pubs, cafes & restaurants. Sydney's most popular event venues are included on the list below and include function places with accommodation, exclusive rooms & high-end spaces, plus affordable function centres in convenient locations.

Here are 28 Sydney function centres to hire that have everything you need to make your private event a roaring success.

Popular Function Rooms
Small Function Venues
Large Function Venues
Cheap Function Rooms
Hotel Function Rooms
Sydney CBD Function Rooms

Popular Function Rooms

The Pavilion Function Centre Sydney
1. The Pavilion Function Centre

  • Location: 2 Bong Bong Street, Kiama, NSW 2533
  • Seated Capacity: 250
  • Standing Capacity: 400
  • Licensed with onsite catering
Seaside function room · Ocean views · Bar

The Pavilion is a large function room situated on the picturesque waterfront in the centre of Kiama just south of Sydney. Huge windows take in beautiful views over the surrounding foreshore and ocean to the Kiama Lighthouse and bathe the modern space in light.

The versatile function space is well suited to weddings, engagements, private parties and corporate events and features a seperate entrance lounge that has its own bar. The onsite catering team are Culinarius who have a long-standing reputation for quality menus at very reasonable pricing per head. 

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Saints Function Centre Western Sydney
2. Saints Event Centre

  • Location: Boronia Road, North Saint Marys, NSW 2760
  • Seated Capacity: 350
  • Standing Capacity: 500
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 250+
  • Catering Packages: $35+/pp
Western Sydney function rooms

With 6 seperate function rooms to hire and catering from $35 per person, Saints Event Centre is one of the most affordable function centres in Sydney. Situated at St Marys Rugby League Club within the foothills of the Blue Mountains, the location is ideal for travelling visitors and has accommodation onsite in the 4 star Holiday Inn.

Event spaces at Saints come with state-of-the-art audio visuals, built in bars and a range of catering options from pizza parties & buffets to 3 course set menus. You can hire an event space that overlooks the playing field, outdoor venues or private rooms.

 Saints Event Centre

Bowden Function Centre
3. Bowden Function Centre

  • Location: 362 Narellan Rd, Mount Annan, NSW 2567
  • Seated Capacity: 120
  • Standing Capacity: 180
  • Licensed with onsite catering
Western Sydney function venue

The Bowden Function Centre is located at the Australian Botanical Garden in Mount Annan - a 400 hectare property that features over 4,000 native and introduced plant species. With 6 outdoor event spaces in picturesque woodland, rainforest and waterfront settings, the gardens are a popular spot for weddings and private parties.

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The Lodge Function Centre
4. The Lodge Function Venue

  • Location: 406 Jamberoo Mountain Road, Jamberoo, NSW 2533
  • Seated Capacity: 300
  • Standing Capacity: 300
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 136
  • Licensed with onsite catering
Hotel function room · Bar · Restaurant

The Lodge is a hotel function room set within a country-style resort in Jamberoo, just south of Sydney. The hotel has 43 newly renovated rooms that overlook a huge outdoor swimming pool, a large function room with a built in bar, and facilities for multi-day and large events including a restaurant, bar, large breakaway rooms and outdoor spaces in gardens & courtyards.

The Lodge is a popular wedding venue and has a Pine Tree Cathedral for ceremonies, along with large getting ready spaces for each side of the bridal party. Corporate events are also well suited to this destination and often make use of the games room which has chesterfield lounges surrounding a pool table, ping pong and foosball.

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Coolangatta Estate Function Venue
5. Coolangatta Estate Function Room

  • Location: 1335 Bolong Road, Coolangatta, NSW 2535
  • Seated Capacity: 120
  • Standing Capacity: 200
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 70
  • Licensed with onsite catering
Winery function venue

Coolangatta Estate has two function rooms to hire for events including a spacious room that seats up to 200 people and a smaller function hall that seats 80. Set within a picturesque vineyard near Berry and with a cellar door, 26 motel rooms, a swimming pool & tennis court, Coolangatta Estate offers plenty to do & see for one day or multi day events.

Function room hire is available with a range of onsite catering options for weddings, private parties and corporate events. The venue is licensed however allows BYO catering should you wish to bring specific cuisine onto the premises.

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Yallamundi Function Rooms
6. Yallamundi Function Rooms

  • Location: Bennelong Point, Sydney, NSW 2000
  • Seated Capacity: 180
  • Cocktail Capacity: 400
  • Licensed with onsite catering
Sydney Opera House function room

One of the best function venues in Sydney is the Yallamundi Rooms located within the iconic Sydney Opera House. Situated in the heart of Sydney Harbour in the world famous landmark and with beautiful water views, this is an event room to impress. Venue hire comes with a range of in-house catering & bar options suited to weddings, milestone events & corporate functions.

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Small Function Venues

Butchers Daughter Function Space
7. Butchers Daughter

  • Location: 11-15 Alexander Street, Crows Nest, NSW 2065
  • Seated Capacity: 50
  • Standing Capacity: 100
  • Licensed with in-house catering
Private function room · BYO options

Butchers Daughter is a small function venue located on the street front in Crows Nest, operating as a floristry studio and catering premises that can be hired for private events. The unique party space has an intimate and stylish vibe, featuring a bar and eclectic floral styling personalised with neon lighting and coloured glass vases.

Butchers Daughter caters for small events with up to 100 people and specialises in shared feast catering for seated or standing functions. The intimate event space is ideal for weddings, birthday parties, engagements and private dining.

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Growwild small function space
8. Growwild Wildflower Farm

  • Location: 916 Old Hume Hwy, Alpine, NSW 2575
  • Seated Capacity: 50
  • Standing Capacity: 100
  • External catering & BYO drinks
Unique event space

Growwild Wildflower Farm has two function rooms amongst its 25 acres of commercial wildflower gardens. One function room is a rustic barn that seats up to 50 people and the other is a paved marquee that caters for up to 150 people.

The gardens are located in Western Sydney en route to the Southern Highlands and offer a peaceful and private setting on a Land-For-Wildlife property. The farm is a popular wedding location and well suited to a wide range of private events with paved paths connecting the two event venues plus outdoor courtyards & manicured lawn areas. Venue hire includes furniture & tableware. 

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Large Function Venues

The Pavilion Function Room
9. The Pavilion Function Room

Location: 2 Bong Bong Street, Kiama, NSW 2533
Seated Capacity: 250
Standing Capacity: 400
Licensed with onsite catering

Oceanfront reception venue

The Pavilion is a popular function centre due to its convenient & picturesque location on the waterfront in the centre of Kiama. Hotels, restaurants and cafes are all within walking distance and the venue is less than 2 hours from Sydney.

Venue hire for events of up to 400 people come fully catered onsite by Culinarius and there are two onsite bars - one in the main function area and the other in the entrance foyer. The main function room has large windows overlooking beautiful views of the ocean and foreshore, comes fully furnished with tableware and has a stage and polished wooden floors suitable for dancing.

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Saints Western Sydney Function Centre
10. Saints Function Rooms

  • Location: Boronia Road, North Saint Marys, NSW 2760
  • Seated Capacity: 350
  • Standing Capacity: 500+
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 250+
  • Catering Packages: $35+/pp
Affordable Function Centre

With 6 Sydney function rooms catering for large events from an affordable $35 per person, Saints is one of the most popular event destinations in the western suburbs. Situated at St Mary's Rugby League Club at the base of the Blue Mountains, the event centre offers state-of-the-art audio visual capabilities in its traditional function rooms, with unique event spaces including an outdoor terrace and rooms overlooking the league fields.

Also at the club are sports bars, buffet restaurants, break out rooms and 4 star accommodation at the Holiday Inn next door.

 Saints Event Centre

Springfield House Function Centre Sydney NSW
11. Springfield House Function Centre

  • Location: 245 New Line Road, Dural, NSW 2158
  • Seated Capacity: 380
  • Standing Capacity: 450
  • Licensed with onsite catering
Glass marquee function venue

Springfield House is a popular Sydney function venue situated in Dural. The 5 acre garden estate has recently added to their traditional manor-style function room with the addition of a modern glass marquee. The large function space within the glass marquee seats up to 380 guests or caters for cocktail functions of up to 450 people.

Springfield House is a well known name amongst Sydney wedding venues, offering an all-in-one location with space for getting ready inside the manor, the elegant garden for wedding ceremonies and a choice of two reception venues. All inclusive function packages start at $180 per person.

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William Inglis Function Hall
12. William Inglis Function Hall

  • Location: 155 Governor Macquarie Drive, Warwick Farm, NSW 2170
  • Seated Capacity: 220
  • Standing Capacity: 450
  • Licensed with onsite catering
Ceremony & reception venue

The William Inglis Hotel is a popular function and ceremonial venue situated 15 minutes from Liverpool in Sydney's west. The hotel has a large function hall refurbished from horse stables that seats up to 220 guests, plus a Sales Arena suitable for large events of up to 1,200 attendees. 

The William Inglis Hotel is a popular spot for cultural events such as Chinese and Indian weddings as it has space for tea ceremonies and Mandaps. There is a beautiful garden pavilion with 3 glass walls perfect for Indian wedding ceremonies. All inclusive function packages include alcoholic and non-alcoholic options.

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Highline Function Venue
13. The Highline Function Venue

  • Location: Bankstown City Plaza, Bankstown, NSW 2200
  • Seated Capacity: 600
  • Standing Capacity: 1,500
  • Licensed with onsite catering
Ballrooms, bars & private lounges

The Highline Function Venue is renowned for its glamorous ballrooms, dramatic decor and high staff service ratios. Set across multiple levels, the building houses 5 chandelier ballrooms with adjoining terraces, several private bars & lounges and breakout dressing rooms.

All inclusive function packages start at $90 per person and include Vietnamese, Chinese and Lebanese menus. DIY event packages are also available with gold licensed external caterers welcome in the venue's commercial kitchens. 

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Kirribilli Club Function Venue
14. Kirribilli Club Lavender Bay

  • Location: 11 Harbourview Crescent, Milsons Point, NSW 2061
  • Seated Capacity: 300
  • Standing Capacity: 300
  • Licensed with onsite catering
Sydney Harbour Function Venue

The Kirribilli Club at Lavender Bay has two function venues overlooking Sydney Harbour. One is an indoor/outdoor lounge that seats up to 80 people. The other is a grand ballroom that caters for up to 300 people. 

Affordable function packages start at $135pp for weddings, less for parties, and come with a variety of menus. Being a short walk from the Lavender Bay waterfront and gardens where opportunities abound for wedding ceremonies and photos, the function rooms are among the most popular reception venues in Sydney.  

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City Beach Function Room

15. City Beach Function Centre

  • Location: Wollongong, NSW
  • Seated Capacity: 330
  • Standing Capacity: 440
  • Licensed with onsite catering
Waterfront function room hire

City Beach Function Centre is one of the most popular event venues in NSW with affordable function packages starting at under $100 per person. The busy reception venue caters for weddings, formals, corporate functions, birthday parties and fundraising events in two pillar-less function rooms that individually seat up to 330 people. 

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Cheap Function Rooms

Cheap Function Centre
16. The Pavilion Event Venue

Location: 2 Bong Bong Street, Kiama, NSW 2533
Seated Capacity: 250
Standing Capacity: 400
Licensed with onsite catering

Beachfront Function Venue

Situated on a popular surf beach just south of Sydney, The Pavilion is a scenic function venue with ocean views to the local lighthouse. The light-filled reception room has a blank canvas interior with polished wooden floors and a raised stage, and comes with an entrance foyer/lounge that can be closed to the main event space and has its own bar. 

Affordable function packages are catered onsite by Culinarius who offer a range of seated, cocktail or corporate menus. The Pavilion is an ideal spot for corporate events, private occasions and wedding receptions with waterfront sites for ceremonies just outside.  

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Saints Reception Venue Sydney
17. Saints Reception Centre

  • Location: Boronia Road, North Saint Marys, NSW 2760
  • Seated Capacity: 350
  • Standing Capacity: 500+
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 250+
  • Catering Packages: $35+/pp

Saints Reception Centre is situated at the St Mary's League Club and has 6 individual event spaces including state-of-the-art function rooms and a unique reception venue that overlooks the league fields. The club is a hive of activity with buffet restaurants and sports bars, and has breakaway lounge areas and bookable outdoor terraces.

St Marys League Club is located in the foothills of the iconic Blue Mountains and has 4 star accommodation across the road at the Holiday Inn. With affordable function packages starting at $35 per person, the club is an ideal destination for any event that requires private room hire. 

 Saints Reception Centre

St Michaels Golf Club Function Venue
18. St Michael's Function Centre

  • Location: Jennifer Street, Little Bay, NSW 2036
  • Seated Capacity: 140
  • Standing Capacity: 240
  • Licensed with onsite catering
South Sydney Function Venue

St Michael's Function Centre at the golf course of the same name is a popular wedding reception venue due to its affordable all-inclusive packages and uninterrupted ocean views. Budget friendly function packages start at under $100 per person or slightly over for weddings, making it one of the cheapest function centres within 20 minutes of the Sydney CBD. Min 60 guests.

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Hawkesbury Function Centre Sydney
19. Hawkesbury Function Centre

  • Location: Londonderry Road, Londonderry, NSW 2753
  • Seated Capacity: 250
  • Cocktail Capacity: 250
  • Licensed with onsite catering
Indian function centre · Affordable · Large

This Sydney function venue is a popular location for budget weddings and a well known spot for Indian events due to its large outdoor space for ceremonies (that permits flames). Located in the Hawkesbury, the grounds offer a relaxed, country vibe with the Blue Mountains creating a picturesque backdrop. 

The main function room caters for private parties and functions of between 60 - 250 guests with a large sunken dance floor, built in laser lights, a raised stage and licensed bar.

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Hotel Function Rooms

InterContinental Sydney Function Room
20. Intercontinental Sydney Double Bay

  • Location: Cross Street, Double Bay, NSW 2028
  • Seated Capacity: 360
  • Standing Capacity: 495
  • Licensed with onsite catering
Sydney Harbour Function Rooms

Just 5km from the Sydney CBD, the InterContinental at Double Bay offers convenient function room hire on Sydney Harbour. There are two hotel function rooms at this well known establishment, including a grand ballroom that seats up to 360 people and a smaller reception room that seats 70. 

The hotel also has a garden courtyard that can be utilised for seated functions or wedding ceremonies and a rooftop pool with a poolside entertainment area. With luxury guest rooms within the hotel, this is an ideal location for events that require accommodation. 

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Ovolo Woolloomooloo Hotel Receptions
21. Ovolo Woolloomooloo

  • Location: 6 Cowper Wharf Road, Woolloomooloo, NSW 2011
  • Seated Capacity: 180
  • Standing Capacity: 300
  • Licensed with onsite catering
Funky hotel function rooms

The Ovolo Hotel at Woolloomooloo Wharf is a heritage-listed event destination situated directly on Sydney Harbour. The hotel has two main function rooms that joined together can seat up to 180 people, or separately 100 - 120. Ovolo is a popular wedding venue and offers ceremonies on the wharf.

Function packages have a great range of unique add-ons including gum ball & snow cone machines to fairy floss stations. Catering packages cover the full spectrum of casual canapés to fine dining experiences.

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Atura Blacktown function venue
22. Atura Blacktown

  • Location: 32 Cricketers Arms Road, Prospect, NSW 2148
  • Seated Capacity: 150
  • Standing Capacity: 200
  • Licensed with onsite catering
Funky lobby · Poolside event space

Atura Blacktown is a high energy, character-filled hotel and events destination in Western Sydney. The popular spot is home of the Skyline Drive-in cinema, Cricketer's Arms pub, 5 light-filled function rooms, a funky lobby with quiet bar-side breakaway spaces and a beautiful event area on the hotel's resort-style pool deck. 

All inclusive function packages cater for 50 - 200 guests and wedding ceremonies are welcome in the covered poolside area. Ask about tailored packages for small events. 

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Sydney CBD Function Rooms

Sydney Opera House Function Area
23. Sydney Opera House

  • Location: Bennelong Point, Sydney, NSW 2000
  • Seated Capacity: 500
  • Standing Capacity: 1,000
  • Licensed with onsite catering
Sydney Harbour views · Unique function area

Under the sails of the Sydney Opera House, the sweeping concert foyers are amongst the best function spaces in Sydney. Soaring windows immerse guests in the ongoings of Sydney Harbour creating a spectacular & impressive backdrop for memorable weddings, private events and corporate functions.

Function room hire of the foyers is dependant on the venue's concert schedule and fairly limited. Australia's most recognised landmark does have other dedicated reception venues including the Utzon Room and Yallamundi Rooms which seat up to 100 and 180 people respectively.

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Pier One Bridge ROom reception
24. Pier One Sydney Harbour

  • Location: Walsh Bay, 11 Hickson Rd, Sydney, NSW 2000
  • Seated Capacity: 182
  • Standing Capacity: 300
  • Licensed with onsite catering
Sydney Harbour Bridge location

Located directly under the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Pier One hotel offers 3 harbour front reception rooms with seating capacities of 100, 140 and 182 guests. Two of the function spaces are located within the walls of the hotel and overlook the harbour to Luna Park. One is a glass-roof marquee with opening sides that sits under the Harbour Bridge with point blank views. 

If you're looking for a cocktail function venue, the Pier One Marquee is one of Sydney's most spectacular locations. All inclusive function packages are available for both seated and standing events. 

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Art Gallery NSW Function Spaces
25. Art Gallery Of NSW

  • Location: Art Gallery Road, Sydney, NSW 2000
  • Seated Capacity: 188
  • Standing Capacity: 300
  • Licensed with onsite catering
Royal Botanic Gardens location

The Art Gallery of NSW is a prestigious function venue that features a restaurant and adjoining event space operated by international chef & tv personality Matt Moran. Conveniently located beside the Royal Botanic Gardens, the gallery's event areas feature stunning views over Woolloomooloo and Sydney Harbour.

The main reception area seats up to 116 people or 188 combined with the adjoining space. For cocktail functions one space caters for 116 people, or 300 combined with the other room. For weddings, the adjoining event area is often used as a ceremony venue. Function packages including catering & drinks typically range from $185 - $250 per person with a $5,000 venue hire fee.

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Art House Function Room
26. ArtHouse Hotel Sydney

  • Location: 275 Pitt St, Sydney, NSW 2000
  • Seated Capacity: 140
  • Standing Capacity: 300
  • Licensed with onsite catering
Heritage-listed Room Hire

The ArtHouse Hotel is located within one of Sydney's oldest buildings and features modern bars & restaurants popular with the city's white collar crowd. Built in 1836, the location offers a character-rich setting with a happening vibe perfect for private functions, birthday parties, engagements and weddings.

There are 3 unique function spaces within the grand hotel that range in decor from contemporary glamour to artsy chic. The Attic is a private function room that seats up to 40 people and features leather lounges and eclectic art works. The Graffiti Room seats up to 140 guests under 40ft gilded ceilings, venetian lighting and hand painted walls.

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Sydney Royal Exchange Function Room
27. Sydney Royal Exchange

Location: 1 Gresham Street, Sydney, NSW 2000
Capacity: 10 - 200
Receptions: All inclusive reception packages

Sydney CBD private functions

The Royal Exchange of Sydney is conveniently located near Circular Quay and the Royal Botanic Gardens, and offers private function rooms for hire suitable for corporate events, meetings and weddings. The iconic venue is an "institution" in Sydney's social scene, the walls having sealed many business deals and partnerships. 

Function packages come with exclusive use of all spaces which include a private bar, a large & more intimate dining room and a private courtyard. The Royal Exchange Sydney only ever books one event at a time.

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QVB Function Room Hire
28. Sydney QVB Tea Rooms

  • Location: 455 George Street, Sydney, NSW 2000
  • Seated Capacity: 200
  • Standing Capacity: 300
  • Licensed with onsite catering
Iconic Sydney location

The Queen Victoria Building is one of Sydney's most iconic landmarks and is an impressive location for private events of up to 300 guests. Just a few minutes walk from Town Hall Station and accessed via a grand heritage staircase, the palatial function hall features opulent decor with high ceilings and Baccarat Crystal chandeliers.

Venue hire and function packages are available through Grand Pacific Group who have an in-house chef onsite who will tailor menus according to requirements.

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