The National Hotel plays host to a number of exclusive function spaces for your next function or event. Celebrate your birthday, engagement or special occasion in one of our unique spaces. Whether you are envisioning a cocktail setting or a casual lunch we can accommodate small groups of 10 up to large groups of 70 guests. Our canape menu is inspired by the delicious flavours of Asia with a modern twist and is accompanied by an extensive drinks list. Here at The National Hotel, we tailor packages to suit your individual needs, making the planning process easy and enjoyable. Plus, we’re currently working hard to deliver exceptional events in line with current Government restrictions. Simply get in touch to see what we can do.
Our Garden Parlour is a space you can make entirely your own. Its contemporary design and private bar are just a few of the elements your guests will love. Faint murmurs from the bustling next-door beergarden set the scene, with large, glass sliding doors that can be opened or closed to the elements. The Garden Parlour’s flexible furniture arrangement make it perfect for any style of event.
SEATED: 36 PAX STANDING: UP TO 70 PAX
Features: private bar, exclusive space, TV screen with HDMI access, microphone, heating, outdoor space available.
*Guest numbers over 36 will be allocated tables on the deck adjacent.
Our Café space is a luxe, intimate room with a warming fireplace and long parquetry table, overlooking our quintessential Victoria Street view. This room is exclusively available and is ideal for presentations, group meetings and private dinners. This space can be easily converted to a cocktail style event.
SEATED: 20 PAX STANDING: 20 PAX
Features: private space, direct bar access, all menu options, heating.
The Den is our semi-private dining room accessed from the main bar area. It’s a cosy, industrial style space featuring a fireplace and exposed brick walls. The Den is perfect for smaller gatherings and accommodates both seated dinners and cocktail functions. The space also has it’s own TV screen.
SEATED: 10 PAX STANDING: 10 PAX
Features: private space, all menu options, heating.
The courtyard/beer garden is perfect for all group bookings. Large tables line the timber deck, and the scene is set with hanging lamps in amber glass bottles bolstered across the courtyard, providing a twist on the Chinese lantern. Winterphobes need not fear, the transeasonal courtyard has an undercover area with heating, plus a ping-pong table and view of the night sky for the summer months. Canapés and a la carté is available, with easy access to the main bar.
Bookings of 6 – 40* are welcome, with a credit card required on weekends.
*Peak/off peak limits apply.
Casual table bookings are available for our indoor dining throughout the week.
“Can’t recommend The National (Garden Parlour) highly enough – delicious food, friendly and professional staff and the space had great atmosphere. All of my guests and I had such a great night and I have already had rave reviews from my guests. Thank you to all the staff at The National for making my 30th Birthday such a great night and one to remember!” Ashleigh, 30th Birthday, Garden Parlour
“It was such a great event and my sister had the best time. Thank you again for how easy and efficient you and the team were to work with, lots of people were saying they had no idea this event space/quality of food at the National existed and said they would definitely be recommending for future events!” Sophie, Dinner Function, Café
“So many of the guests commented on what a great venue it was and how professional and friendly the staff were, needless to say we’d recommend you guys to anyone looking to have a function in the area.” Sarah, Engagement, Garden Parlour
“We had a great time on the Saturday everyone really enjoyed themselves. the staff that worked that day were fantastic and went above and beyond to make sure we enjoyed ourselves we will definitely be back for our next function.” Andrew, Post Wedding Function, Garden Parlour