Sydney is starting to cool down and rooftop bars are the best way to enjoy the milder temperatures. We’re experts in rooftop venues in and around Sydney, so we’ve compiled a list of our favourite rooftop function venues Sydney wide that you need to check out. 

Elm Rooftop Bar, The Taphouse

Elm Rooftop Bar at The Taphouse in Darlinghurst gives a new, chic meaning to the phrase ‘concrete jungle’ with its concrete walls and pops of greenery in every corner. The retractable awning ensures that you can indulge in their menu of jazzed-up comfort foods and classic drinks in rain or shine. Head here on a Saturday to enjoy a bottomless brunch and a four-course menu as well as a DJ teaming up with a live saxophone player.

  • Venue: The Taphouse
  • Address: Level 2/122 Flinders St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010
  • Capacity: 95
  • Event Type: Parties, Meetings and Workshops, Networking, Presentations, Weddings

Rooftop Exclusive, The Rooftop Sydney

Already missing the warm weather? Sip on a fruity cocktail at this Hamptons-themed rooftop and pretend you’re on a beach somewhere for an hour or two. Rooftop Exclusive has unbeatable views over Darling Harbour, which makes it one of the most sought after function rooms Sydney wide.

  • Venue: The Rooftop Sydney
  • Address: Level 3/200 Sussex St, Sydney NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 300
  • Event Type: Networking, Parties, Private Dining, Weddings

Sweethearts Rooftop, Potts Point Hotel

Tucked away in Potts Point is Sweethearts Rooftop atop Potts Point Hotel. Soak in the sun underneath the vine-clad pergola while snacking on one of their meat and cheese boards – or maybe opt for a signature empanada if you’ve already downed a hard seltzer or three.

  • Venue: Potts Point Hotel
  • Address: 33-35 Darlinghurst Rd, Potts Point NSW 2011
  • Capacity: 125
  • Event Type: Networking, Parties, Team Activities

The Terrace by Olio, Olio Kensington Street

If you’re in search of something that feels a bit more upscale, The Terrace by Olio is an elegant yet laidback rooftop bar located on Kensington St in Chippendale. A leader in the Sydney venue hire space, The Terrace is open to the public whenever there’s no event scheduled. Take your pick from their extensive wine list and tuck into a hearty Italian meal – and don’t forget to sample their signature olive oil!

  • Venue: Olio Kensington Street
  • Address: 10 Kensington St, Chippendale NSW 2008
  • Capacity: 50
  • Event Type: Networking, Parties, Private Dining

Rooftop, The Locker Room

Gather your crew and head to The Locker Rooms’ Rooftop for breathtaking views across Sydney Olympic Park. Enjoy fresh seafood and champagne while watching the sun go down, or sip on a tasty cocktail under the stars. Suitable for groups of up to 200, Rooftop is the perfect location for your next corporate event or party.

  • Venue: The Locker Room
  • Address: 15 Olympic Blvd, Sydney Olympic Park NSW 2127
  • Capacity: 200
  • Event Type: Parties, Meetings and Workshops, Networking, Conference

Exclusive Hire, The Bavarian Miranda

The Bavarian Miranda is renowned for providing great food, great beers and a great time. Situated on top of the redeveloped Westfield Miranda shopping centre in Sydney’s South, this space can accommodate up to 400 guests. Boasting a large indoor seating area and spacious terrace, The Bavarian Miranda is the perfect place for your next celebration.

  • Venue: The Bavarian Miranda
  • Address: 600 Kingsway, Miranda NSW 2228
  • Capacity: 400
  • Event Type: Parties, Networking, Private Dining, Meetings and Workshops

The Surry Rooftop, Rydges Sydney Central

Conveniently located in Surry Hills, The Surry Rooftop is one of nine function areas at the Rydges Sydney Central. This newly renovated space features 3 private balconies and boasts breathtaking views of the Sydney CBD skyline. The floor to ceiling windows light up every event, making this a memorable location for all.

  • Venue: Rydges Sydney Central
  • Address: 28 Albion St, Surry Hills NSW 2010
  • Capacity: 230
  • Event Type: Parties, Conferences, Meetings and Workshops, Presentations, Networking, Weddings

Zeta Back Bar & Terrace, Zeta Bar

Overlooking Sydney’s iconic and beautiful Queen Victoria Building is Zeta Back Bar & Terrace. Known for its experimental (but always delicious) cocktails, Zeta Back Bar & Terrace offers a rooftop oasis away from the hustle and bustle of the city streets below. Enjoy wraparound views of the city in the VIP section or settle in for a laidback night in a private booth.

  • Venue: Hilton Syndey
  • Address: level 4/488 George St, Sydney NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 150
  • Event Type: Parties, Networking, Weddings

As experts in venue hire Sydney wide, the HeadBox team knows Sydney’s best venues like the back of our hands. Trying to choose the perfect venue for your next Sunday session or event? Get in touch with us today.


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