UNIQUE SPACES FOR HIRE NEAR SYDNEY’S CBD

Private Dining Rooms, Engagement Parties, Weddings, Corporate Events, Product Launches and more..

Chippendale’s Kensington Street offers many of its most unique spaces for private functions making for some of the best event venues close to Sydney’s CBD. Whether you are looking for a sit-down or stand-up function, a tantalising feast or a formal meeting, the answers lie within the historic walls of our quaint district. Select from our most renowned restaurants’ menus, or use the bare bones of our charming industrial spaces as the backdrop to your event. View Venues »

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PRIVATE EVENTS

Kensington Street’s collection of unique venues are booked for all sorts of private events such as: Wedding Receptions, Engagement Parties, Private Dining, Cocktail Parties and many other types of Celebrations.

WEDDINGS

Whether you’re planning a small and intimate wedding reception, or something a little grander, Kensington Street has the right venue for your special day.

  • 5 minutes from Sydney Marriages Registry
  • Up to 80 seated / 120 standing

  • AV & Microphone equipped venues

  • Variety of catering options

PARTIES

All celebrations deserve a great setting, whether it be a milestone birthday, bridal shower, a family gathering, hen’s/buck’s night or an engagement party.

  • All types of celebrations
  • Extensive Beverage options & Cocktails
  • AV & Microphone equipped venues
  • Canapés or sit down meals

CORPORATE EVENTS

With 10 plus unique event spaces, Kensington Street’s can be transformed from day to night to suit your needs, for breakfast meetings, conferences, team building sessions, product launches, presentations, and Christmas parties. Some of our well known corporate clients include:

Facebook
Spotify
Qantas
Dior
South Australia Tourist Commission
Aesop
MAC
Dropbox
The University of Sydney
University of Technology Sydney

AVAILABLE FOR HIRE

Kensington Street has a range of venues for hire from larger capacity, upmarket venues such as Olio Kensington Street, Eastside Bar & Grill and Gavroche Chippendale, through to more casual, low cost venues like Spice House and Gin Lane. Furthermore, Kensington Street offers a number of spaces for pop-ups and branded events. Detailed Function Packs are available for each of our venues.

With 22 restaurants and function spaces to choose from, get in touch with our events team for help selecting the right venue for your next event.

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Located in The Old Rum Store, Olio serves fine nuova Sicilian cuisine by award-winning chef, Lino Sauro.

  • All types of functions

  • 75-85 seated / 120 standing

  • Contemporary dining in converted warehouse space
  • No venue hire fee but with minimum spend

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Spice House is an upstairs terrace space in Spice Alley, suitable for private events and parties.

  • Small, low-cost private events
  • 3 rooms / 10-25 people per room

  • Upstairs terrace consisting of 3 cosy rooms and a balcony
  • Charges from $30 per head with set menu or self-serve card
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Eastside Bar & Grill serves the finest cuts of meat, prepared on the beautiful Parrilla wood-fire grill.

  • All types of functions

  • up to 90 people
  • Creatively styled dining room with an industrial chic feel

  • No venue hire fee but with minimum spend

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Gavroche Chippendale brings the style of a Parisian bistro with classic French cuisine to the heart of Sydney.

  • Private and corporate functions
  • 120 people standing and 75-85 seated
  • Chic, old-style Parisian bistro interior
  • No venue hire fee but with minimum spend
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Mekong is located on the eastside of Kensington Street and serves a fusion of Southeast Asian cuisine.

  • All types of functions

  • 80 upper / 25 mezzanine level
  • Contemporary indoor dining spaces over two levels

  • No venue hire fee but with minimum spend

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Bright, bold and fun, Hong Kong style restaurant, but with a modern, east meets west twist.

  • All types of functions
  • 60-80 seated / 100 standing
  • Open bar, heritage walls, neon lights and banquet tables
  • No venue hire fee but with minimum spend

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A modern South American cocktail bar and eatery located on the ground floor of The Old Rum Store.

  • All types of functions
  • 76 seated or standing

  • South American inspired modern bar and eatery
  • No venue hire fee but with minimum spend

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One of Sydney’s most unique small bars set in a beautifully restored, historic town house.

  • Informal private events

  • Seated & Standing area 30-50

  • Eclectic, casual bar space for standing with some seating

  • No venue hire fee but with minimum spend

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BOOKING ENQUIRY

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, venue capacities and availability may differ.
Please contact us to discuss your requirements: (02) 9281 0922

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    TESTIMONIALS

    Yesterday was so fantastic, the food was literally to die for and the venue was so beautiful. We would love to use you again. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful, thank you so much.

    Vanna, Office Manager
    SPOTIFY

    It was a fantastic event… We had so many compliments on the space – so many people said, “Oh, I didn’t know this was here.”… The staff were fantastic – everything was seamless. So a huge thanks… We were thrilled.

    Kirsten, Editor in Chief
    QANTAS INSIDER