Party planning? Host a private soiree in one of these riverside function rooms
Lockdown is O.V.E.R! As Brisbane slowly returns to normalcy after a snap lockdown and renewed restrictions, we think it’s time to look to the future – and start party planning! Whether you have a birthday, anniversary, work do or you’re just looking for a reason to celebrate with your mates, riverside precinct Eagle Street Pier offers plenty of delicious dining experiences for every group function.
A much-loved dining and drinking destination, Eagle Street Pier is home to sublime river views and world-class dining options – some of which are the perfect place to host a private function. If beer, salivation-inducing German food and bucket loads of fun sounds like your kind of party, then roll up to The Bavarian and host your own private Oktoberfest. The Bavarian’s hearty menu is group-friendly, spanning shared platters full of saucy chicken wings, crackling pork belly and smoky sausages as well as set menus full of traditional dishes and a wide selection of specialised group dining packages. Nearby is where you’ll discover COPPA, an Italian-inspired spuntino and pasta joint that levels up the luxury. Host a decadent dinner for up to 300 guests or cheers with your nearest and dearest at the COPPA Gin & Spritz Bar, which can accommodate up to 25 guests standing, and boasts a lip-smacking tipple list of more than 40 gins, classic cocktails and an extensive wine offering. More top-notch drops await at City Winery’s new cellar door, where you and your gaggle of grape-juice-adoring friends can gather for an intimate wine-and-food pairing experience, wine-blending workshop or wine-tasting session.
If the sound of Moreton Bay bug pad Thai, grilled pork neck salad and massaman beef milk buns makes your mouth water, then rally up your familiars for a flavoursome Thai feast at Naga Thai, which can accommodate groups as small as two and as large as 150 (hello, popular!). Steak-and-seafood-oriented restaurant Fatcow Steak & Lobster is also ready to dole out delicious bites in a number of function spaces including its semi-private dining area the Whiskey Bar, an alfresco dining area, or the venue as a whole. Cracking crustaceans and good conversation – what more could you want? Mi casa es su casa is the ethos of dining at Rico Bar & Dining, where Latin flavours and fresh homegrown produce meet to create tastebud-tempting dishes that can be enjoyed with your fellow food lovers in the venue’s private dining room and outdoor terrace – or you can go all out and hire the whole venue! Those who want to soak up river views while indulging in tantalising fare can also get their fix at George’s Paragon, where diners can enjoy a fanciful function inside a private feasting area full to the brim with fresh Greek-inspired eats, or celebrate Japanese-style at Saké Restaurant & Bar with sushi, sashimi and sake in one of its lavish function rooms. To peep the full list of where you can celebrate at Eagle Street Pier, pop over here.
This piece was created in partnership with our friends at Eagle Street Pier.
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