Event Planning? We’ve Scouted Brisbane’s Best Function Venues

Functions at Darling & Co in Paddington
The cocktails at popular function spot Darling & Co are a must-try

Big shindig coming up? Choosing a place to celebrate can be one of the most stressful parts of event planning!

To make it that much easier, we have curated a list of some of our favourite function spaces in Brisbane. 

Whether you’re food lovers, looking for an elegant soiree, prefer intimate gatherings, are searching for party vibes, or looking for the perfect spot for work functions, there’s something here for you.

Read on for the best spots in Brisbane for your next event.

Cloudland – Rose Room in Bloom

Where: Fortitude Valley

Whether your function is in the day or night, the Rose Room in Bloom at Cloudland never disappoints.

With its beautiful architecture, stunning marble work, and stocked bar, The Rose Room is a true showstopper. This elegant space is perfect for all kinds of events, from corporate to weddings, and will be a talking point for all of your guests.

The Rose Room is on the top floor of Cloudland, so you can peer through the ‘looking glass’ to the waterfall and hanging garden that scales the side of the building.  

The Rose Room at Cloudland – visually stunning from every angle.

The Matriarch

Where: Newstead

The Matriarch is a beautiful and unique cocktail bar in Newstead. With its stunning decor, delicious and unique drinks and great vibes, it’s the perfect spot for your next function.

Multiple spaces mean The Matriarch can cater to functions of all sizes, from more intimate affairs to full-blown cocktail parties.

Plus their varied tapas menu means they can cater for a range of event types.

Elegance is the name of the game at The Matriarch in Newstead.

Tattersalls Club 

Where: Brisbane CBD

The stunning and classic Tattersalls Club is always a popular choice when searching for an elegant location. 

Tattersall’s Club has long been known for their wedding receptions, but they do so much more than that.

With 14 different unique and heritage-listed function spaces, Tattersalls offers an experience like no other. Whether you’re looking for an intimate boardroom meeting or lunch, or if you’re after a conference or event space that can fit up to 300 guests, Tattersalls will have a space that suits your needs. 

Located centrally in Brisbane City, Tattersalls has a fantastic food menu and a diverse beverage list that includes many wines from their wine room. 


Where: Fortitude Valley

Are you looking to let your hair down and dance the night away with your crew? Retros are bringing back the good times with the best old-school hits of the 80s, 90s, and 00s.

Retros pride themselves in their DJs who are spinning late into the night, and their themed functions that will make your night the ultimate experience. There are custom lounges, VIP booths, and you can even have your own dedicated host and bottle service.

Make sure you put the talented bartenders to the test and try out one of the fishbowl cocktails on offer. Perfect for birthdays, hens, or bucks nights in true retro fashion. 

City Winery

Where: Fortitude Valley

Technically, City Winery has multiple venues but our favourite function spot remains their original location in Fortitude Valley.

City Winery is the perfect spot for your next event whether it’s a work function, birthday celebration or anything in between.

This unique venue is all about the wine, with an on-site urban winery – one of the only of its kind in Australia.

Plus their food menu is well-regarded throughout Brisbane, with unique flavours and high-quality local ingredients.

Fat Angel Sports Bar

Where: Brisbane CBD

If you’ve ever wanted your own sports bar for a night, well, that dream can become a reality.

Located in the heart of the CBD, Fat Angel Sports Bar serves up great food, vibes, drinks, and margaritas bigger than your head.

If you’re looking for party vibes and (likely) rowdy times, this is the venue for you.

Bar Pacino

Where: Brisbane City

With views like no other, Bar Pacino looks over to the Story Bridge and is located along Brisbane’s Eagle Street Pier.

The Italian-inspired venue offers a sophisticated yet relaxing setting for you and your friends to celebrate. Whether you are after a day or evening space, Bar Pacino has spaces specifically for your next birthday, work function, anniversary, or other event. No matter the reason for the celebration, Bar Pacino will keep the champagne and canapes flowing. 

Uh Oh’s (Uh Oh Spaghettio)

Where: Bakery Lane in Fortitude Valley

Uh Oh’s is really making a name for itself as a function space for both daylight and nighttime hours.

From birthdays to corporate functions, Uh Oh’s function spaces offer a range of different packages. From 8 to 80 (or more) people, there’s an option for you.

They also have multiple choices when it comes to food or drink. Their grazing tables are always a popular choice but being a dedicated restaurant they’ll be able to cater to sit-down functions for larger groups as well.

If you’re looking for an intimate gathering space, their Wine Bar offers an exclusive space with a wall lined with Italian wines, craft beers, and small-batch spirits.

One of the best parts? No minimum spend or booking fee on functions.

Uh Oh Wine Store & Bar is the perfect spot for more intimate functions

Darling and Co

Where: Paddington

A popular post-footy or concert haunt, Darling & Co is much more than a favourite party venue. This stunning Paddington local host functions like no other.

The diverse and stylish function rooms have all your function needs from sustainable dining options, to entertainment, and an upscale yet inviting atmosphere. You can book functions of all different sizes, from an intimate gathering of 10 people all the way to the entire venue which holds 700 people. 

The Warehouse

Where: Fortitude Valley

The Warehouse is a dedicated function space that is perfect for your next big do.

Originally constructed in 1905, The Warehouse’s recent refurbishment have made them one of the most unique and visually stunning function spaces in Brisbane.

With a capacity of 500 people standing and 240 seated, The Warehouse can accommodate functions of all shapes and sizes.

This popular function space has been used for corporate events, engagement parties, product launches, and more.

The versatile space can be transformed to suit your event needs and the experienced team will work with you to make your event one to remember.

Step back in time with the classic decor in The Warehouse – originally constructed in 1905.

Have you got a function space you think we absolutely need to know about?

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