Host your 50th birthday in style at one of the best birthday party venues Sydney has to offer. We’ve compiled a list of our favourite function spaces throughout the city for any kind of 50th birthday event.

Kings Head Room, Tap Rooms

  • Venue: Tap Rooms
  • Address: 39/43 Argyle St, The Rocks NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 60
  • Event Type: Conferences, Parties, Presentations, Private Dining, Networking, Meetings and Workshops

Hold an intimate gathering with 60 of your closest friends (or 32 seated) at the Kings Head Room located in The Rocks. Easily accessible via public transport, this beautiful function space has its own private bar, a projector and AV facilities. The seating arrangement can be configured in a multitude of ways to suit your party.

ivy Penthouse, ivy precinct

  • Venue: ivy precinct
  • Address: 330 George St, Sydney NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 120
  • Event Type: Meetings and Workshops, Networking, Parties, Presentations, Private Dining, Weddings

Nestled in the heart of Sydney’s CBD, this chic event space is perfect for an unforgettable 50th birthday party with up to 120 guests. This rooftop venue overlooks the Pool Club and has a stunning curved leather couch that provides the perfect centerpiece for your event.

The Wine Bar, glass brasserie

  • Venue: glass brasserie
  • Address: Hilton Sydney, 488 George St, Sydney NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 70
  • Event Type: Meetings and Workshops, Networking, Parties, Private Dining, Weddings

The Wine Bar at the glass brasserie in Sydney’s CBD is an elegant space that has stunning views of the Queen Victoria Building. It’s well suited for both cocktail parties of 70 guests and seated luncheons and dinners for up to 38 guests. 

Oneworld Charters

  • Venue: Oneworld Charters
  • Address: Jones Bay Wharf, 26-32 Pirrama Rd, Pyrmont NSW 2009
  • Capacity: 100
  • Event Type: Meetings and workshops, Networking, Parties, Private Dining, Team Activities, Weddings

Show your guests the height of luxury and celebrate your 50th birthday on a superyacht in Sydney Harbour. These yachts cater for up to 100 patrons and feature stunning decks and luxurious interiors.

Rooftop Exclusive, The Rooftop Sydney

  • Venue: The Rooftop Sydney
  • Address: 200 Sussex St, Sydney NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 300
  • Event Type: Networking, Parties, Private Dining, Weddings

Celebrate your 50th birthday on a chic, Hamptons-inspired rooftop bar complete with a retractable roof and unforgettable views across Darling Harbour. Enjoy a private bar, AV facilities, and private bathrooms.

Upstairs, The Wild Rover

  • Venue: The Wild Rover
  • Address: 75 Campbell St, Surry Hills NSW 2010
  • Capacity: 40
  • Event Type: Networking, Parties

For a more intimate experience, book a Surry Hills local favourite, The Wild Rover. Its upstairs area is fit for 40 guests. It is free from pomp but boasts a cosy, New York feel with dim lighting and leather seating.

Mezzanine, Mekong Restaurant

  • Venue: Mekong Restaurant
  • Address: 14 Kensington Street, Chippendale NSW 2008
  • Capacity: 30
  • Event Type: Networking, Parties, Private Dining, Weddings

Enjoy Southeast Asian fare at Mekong Restaurant’s vibrant Mezzanine. This venue provides a functional yet intimate space perfectly suited for a 50th birthday party. It is located in the heart of Chippendale and boasts one of the best Asian fusion menus in the city.

Wisteria Room, Centennial Homestead

  • Venue: Centennial Homestead
  • Address: 1 Grand Dr, Centennial Park NSW 2021
  • Capacity: 300
  • Event Type: Conferences, Networking, Parties, Team Activities, Weddings

This beautiful, whimsical event space is located at the stunning Centennial Homestead. It is surrounded by gardens, lawns, wooded groves, and secret nooks and crannies. It is suited to host 300 guests standing and 180 seated.

Empire Lounge

  • Venue: Empire Lounge
  • Address: Lyne Park, Rose Bay NSW 2029
  • Capacity: 160
  • Event Type: Meetings and Workshops, Networking, Parties, Presentations, Private Dining, Team Activities, Weddings

The Empire Lounge provides guests with breathtaking views over Rose Bay. Enjoy fresh seafood and delicious cocktails – then treat yourself or your guests to a scenic ride in a seaplane. This venue can hold 160 guests standing and 65 seated.

Vista Bar, The Buena

  • Venue: The Buena Hotel
  • Address: 76 Middle Head Rd, Mosman NSW 2088
  • Capacity: 60
  • Event Type: Networking, Parties

Vista Bar at The Buena Hotel is one of the best birthday venues Sydney-wide. The light-filled room is appropriate for both casual parties and more formal events. It boasts a menu of popular pub classics and delicious cocktails, beer, wine, and spirits for up to 60 guests.

No matter what type of venue you are in search of for your 50th birthday, HeadBox has got you covered. Contact us today for help finding the perfect space for your event.


1. Who can use HeadBox?

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