Dockside Group has seven venues and restaurants capturing the essence of Sydney, each with magnificent Sydney Harbour views. All the venues are located within walking distance from Sydney CBD hotels and amenities, nestled in the vibrant Darling Harbour and Rocks precincts.
Situated on the rooftop of the Cockle Bay Wharf complex and only a moments walk to the CBD, L’Aqua is Sydney’s most prestigious five-star function venue for intimate corporate events and weddings. This venue offers uninterrupted views over Cockle Bay and Darling Harbour and an abundance of natural light through its floor-to-ceiling windows. L’Aqua is the ultimate venue for gala dinners, business events and cocktail parties. L’Aqua presents a range of innovative Australian cuisine, served with a diverse selection of fine wines.
L’Aqua offers two stunning five-star private function spaces, the Gold Room and the Terrace Room. The Gold Room features gold rubbed leather and timber walls, a distinctive feature wall and a gold-leaf octagonal ceiling boasting a brilliant Swarovski crystal cherry blossom chandelier. The beautifully appointed Terrace Room presents contemporary décor and a chic silk feature wall with a spacious layout where guests can relish in the commanding water views from every seat in the room. Both spaces offer private balconies where guests can enjoy views over the Harbour. These spaces can be booked as two independent function rooms or as one versatile space.
Below L’Aqua is Dockside, a timeless venue suitable for larger scale events and conventions providing ultimate flexibility and options. With sparkling water views stretching over Darling Harbour, Dockside blends function and space with a reputation for culinary excellence and exceptional service. Renowned for holding successful events for more than a decade, Dockside is an outstanding space for business events, conventions, conferences, gala dinners, cocktail parties, weddings and special occasions. Diversity is Dockside’s strength catering for groups of 10 to 1200 people.
Inspired by Australian cuisine, Dockside’s team of passionate chefs present guests with delectable freshly-plated food served with a fine selection of beverages. Bathed in natural light with floor-to-ceiling windows to capture the panoramic views, Dockside offers a level of diversity beyond compare. Wrapped by a large terrace, Dockside is made up of several unique rooms that can be used individually, as a combination or as a whole venue.
Within the same precinct, Star room sits atop Darling Harbour’s IMAX theatre presenting sweeping 180 degree views of the city, harbour and beyond. This magnificent value-for-money venue is ideal for a wide range of corporate or social functions. With a soaring ceiling and panoramic windows stretching over 30 metres in length, Star room is a truly unique venue, promising an unforgettable experience for your guests. Offering a relaxed and unpretentious atmosphere, suitable to any budget, Star room presents restaurant quality cuisine and professional, personalised service ensuring a successful event every time. This modern and spacious function room offers versatile spaces ideal for cocktail functions, product launches, team building, corporate presentations and weddings.
Nestled in the heart of The Rocks precinct within a three-level heritage-listed sandstone building are Dockside Group’s restaurants, Waterfront, Wolfies and Italian Village. Boasting awe-inspiring views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Opera House, Waterfront restaurant transcends the guest experience, offering the finest harbour front dining position in Sydney. Set in an original sandstone building in The Rocks precinct, Waterfront exudes the grandeur and charm of the past, matched by its sumptuous seafood menu. Right next door is Wolfies, which also offers breathtaking views of Sydney’s famous icons. Encompassing contemporary meals and graceful service, Wolfies provides an exceptional dining experience within walking distance from all Sydney CBD hotels. A little further along the terrace is Italian Village, bringing the tradition and charisma of Italy to the shores of Sydney Harbour.
The restaurants offer a great range of character-filled private dining rooms and event spaces designed to make your next intimate or larger scale event unforgettable. With exceptional views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge or Opera House from every room, guests are treated to the most exclusive waterfront dining position in Sydney.
Offering versatile and sophisticated spaces and competitive corporate packages, Dockside Group’s venues and restaurants have everything you require for your next business event. An experienced team of event specialists will seamlessly integrate all aspects of your event with the ultimate in professionalism. m