With the end of financial year fast approaching, many employees are itching for a celebratory champagne after what has been a very long year for Sydney-siders. A fantastic way to celebrate the success and achievements of your staff is with an EOFY party. We have assembled our top ten favourite function rooms Sydney has to offer, guaranteed to provide the perfect atmosphere for celebrating the end of another financial year. 

Exclusive Venue Hire, Level 1, Rose of Australia

The perfect venue to bring life, creativity and fun to your event. All important factors in any EOFY party. The Rose of Australia situated in Sydney’s inner west institution, provides plenty of natural light, personal service, and the option for indoor/outdoor entertaining. This venue is great and truly provides a contemporary feel, perfect for a celebration.

  • Venue: Rose of Australia
  • Address: 1 Swanson St, Erskineville NSW 2043
  • Capacity: 150
  • Event Type: Party, Networking, Private Dining, Wedding

Exclusive Hire, Helm Bar & Bistro

With Sydneys first class harbour at it’s doorstep, Helm Bar & Bistro is perfect for providing a lively atmosphere with a stunning view. Located at Darling Harbour and conveniently a few steps away from Sydney CBD, this venue is convenient for those offices located in the city. Whilst guests enjoy a drink on the deck admiring the water views, others can relax in booths and intimately chat of the years achievements. 

  • Venue: Helm Bar & Bistro
  • Address: Aquarium Wharf, 7 Wheat Rd, Sydney NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 400
  • Event Type: Parties, Weddings, Networking, Private Dining, Team Activity, Presentation

Upstairs Exclusive Hire, Cargo Bar

Another beautiful location at Darling Harbour, host your EOFY party in the upstairs exclusive area at Cargo Bar. With wonderful mood lighting, this venue provides the best of both worlds allowing your guests to enjoy outdoor seaside views or the vibrant indoor area.

  • Venue: Cargo Bar
  • Address: King Street Wharf Darling Harbour, Darling Harbour, 52-60 The Promenade, Sydney NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 400
  • Event Type: Parties, Weddings, Networking

Ante Bar, Shark Hotel

This venue is perfect for those who work hard and play harder. The Ante Bar at the Shark Hotel is ideal for the employees who love to be entertained as the venue includes a large dance floor, DJ equipment, and a sound system. Bustling with retro charm and moodiness, your employees are guaranteed to have great time dancing the night away. The Shark Hotel is conveniently located in the heart of Sydney’s CBD. 

  • Venue: Shark Hotel
  • Address: 127 Liverpool St, Sydney NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 300
  • Event Type: Parties, Networking, Team Activity

Exclusive Hire, Marble Bar

Drink, dance and live the speakeasy lifestyle at Marble Bar. Located in the Hilton Hotel Sydney, this heritage listed underground bar will provide you eclectic vibes at your EOFY party. Guests will be left speechless as the take in the restored mahogany bar and marble archways. Your employees can enjoy Marble Bar’s signature cocktails whilst enjoying the roaring 20’s vibe.

  • Venue: Marble Bar
  • Address: Level B1/488 George St, Sydney NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 200
  • Event Type: Parties, Presentation, Networking, Team Activity

Palmer & Co., Establishment

Another venue that provides the sexy ambience of the speakeasy era. Palmer & Co is perfect for the employees that love a great atmosphere. Not only is this venue located in prime Sydney position, but the venue has award-winning bar staff to entertain, 1920’s style photo booths and fabulous burlesque performers. It is sure to be a EOFY party that is spoken about for weeks to come!

  • Venue: Establishment
  • Address: Abercrombie Ln, Sydney NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 200
  • Event Type: Parties, Networking

Exclusive Hire, Social Dining

A beautiful venue, Social at Verandah, is Sydney CBD’s largest private dining room. This is perfect for a company that would love to enjoy a sit-down discussion about the financial wins and triumphs of the year. With a central bar, exclusive balcony, fireplace, warm interiors and luscious greens, there is a different feel around every corner of this venue.

  • Venue: Verandah Precinct
  • Address: 55/65 Elizabeth St, Sydney NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 240
  • Event Type: Parties, Wedding, Private Dining, Networking, Presentation, Team Activity

Exclusive Venue Hire, The Winery

Boasting multiple bars, The Winery is an urban wine bar allowing guests to sip and bathe in the sunshine. This quirky venue will provide a fun and social vibe for your EOFY party, allowing your employees to easily mingle and enjoy.

  • Venue: The Winery
  • Address:  285A Crown St, Surry Hills NSW 2010
  • Capacity: 400
  • Event Type: Parties, Wedding, Team Activity, Networking

Sweethearts Rooftop, Potts Point Hotel

In a refurbished Federation-style bank, the rooftop bar at Potts Point’s Hotel offers a unique dining experience. The rooftop is perfect for a night or day event and allows your employees to easily socialise and chat whilst enjoying a sky view.

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

The Terrace, The Treehouse Hotel

This venue allows for the perfect EOFY event with its open plan design, natural light and canopy of greenery so that you truly feel like you’re in a treehouse. Located in North Sydney, this space is versatile and will go with the flow of your event. The energy is bright and breezy and certainly will keep your employees entertained and relaxed.

Venue: The Treehouse Hotel
Address: 60 Miller St, North Sydney NSW 2060
Capacity: 150
Event Type: Parties, Networking, Wedding

When it comes to function room hire, Sydney bookers can trust HeadBox to help find the perfect space for an unforgettable EOFY party. So let’s get started, contact the HeadBox team today.


1. Who can use HeadBox?

Anyone! Whether you’re a corporate booker looking for a private dining room, meeting room, Christmas or EOFY party venue or you’re a social booker looking for the perfect spot to host your birthday party, hens night or wedding – HeadBox has you covered.

2. What is HeadBox?

HeadBox connects corporate and consumer bookers with venues and suppliers and is the easy way to book, manage and deliver everything in one place. No long searches, no stress, no hidden costs.

3. How do I submit an event brief?

Submitting an event brief is an easy process. Our intuitive brief builder will take you through a series of questions collecting all the necessary details needed to host a great event. We want to know details such as where your event will take place, on what date, how many people are attending, and what your total budget is. Once you submit this information, relevant and available venues will respond to your brief!

4. How long will it take for venues to respond?

Our venues are super quick to respond! You should receive responses or a proposal within 24-48 business hours.

5. What are the top 5 things to consider when choosing a venue?

The cost, the location, style, capacity & catering options.