From relaxed bars and restaurants overlooking iconic Australian beaches to sophisticated spaces in the heart of Sydney and Melbourne, the sky is the limit with these five rooftop venues. Accommodating over one hundred people, these hotspots will take your next incentive event to new heights.
Think grazing plates and refreshing cocktails overlooking Sydney’s Darling Harbour. Located a short stroll from the International Convention Centre Sydney and the CBD, Cafe del Mar is a venue to watch the sunset over Sydney Harbour with a cocktail in hand. With beverage service for up to 650 guests and a huge wrap-around rooftop terrace that caters for over 100 people, Cafe del Mar also offers wet weather protection and heating during the winter months.
Sporting QT Hotels’ signature brand of design-forward urban cool, the Rooftop at QT Melbourne is one of the city’s newest - and most sought after - rooftop venues. Imagine Alice in Wonderland mixed in with a little bit of a bustling broadway vibe set within the unique Melbourne underground and you’re on the right track. Exclusive venue hire is only available from Monday to Thursday. With full venue capacity for 185 people cocktail-style, book early to avoid disappointment.
With sleek Art Deco-inspired styling, the Mayfair Hotel’s rooftop Hennessy Lounge is just one of many sophisticated, design-driven event spaces within the hotel. Perfect for a more intimate affair, this rooftop bar overlooks the bright lights of the city and has an elegant approach to looking after VIP groups, serving premium drinks made with care by their highly experienced staff. The glass topped terrace ensures a pleasant experience in any weather conditions.
If you want to mingle with the locals, the Island Boutique Hotel rooftop bar is the place to do it. With strings of fairy lights overhead, an extensive cocktail and small bite menu and a view over Main Beach, this is the place for sundowners. With stand-up event capacity for 500 people, it’s easy to book part of the bar so your visitors will be part of the action while still enjoying exclusive service.
Located on a terrace above Queen Street Mall, Brisbane’s most popular shopping strip, Lennons Pool Terrace & Bar is attached to NEXT Hotel Brisbane. The outdoor space overlooks a lap pool and the city skyline. Inside, you will find Lennon Restaurant that features Lennons Pool Terrace and Bar that caters for up to 200 people, cocktail-style, and has an adjoining guest lounge as a wet weather option.