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At the Canberra Irish Club, we have the experience and facilities to ensure your next special function, whatever the occasion, will be a stunning success. Below is some information about the use of our facilities.

Membership

The Irish Club has function room available for members. If you are not a member you can simply complete a membership application form and then book your function. Please refer to the members information tab for fees and the application form.

Room Options

The Canberra Irish Club has a number of rooms and areas that are available for hire:

  • The Cotter Room - the main function room -  has a seating capacity of 40-120 for a sit down function and standing capacity of 200. 
The room is ideal for:
  • Birthday parties (yes, we do cater for 18th's but special conditions apply - see payments section below);
  • Trivia nights;
  • Presentation dinners;
  • Band nights;
  • Weddings/engagements;
  • Exhibitions.
The room costs $250 to hire. 
  • The Weston Room - the smaller function room - has a seating capacity of 25 people (32 if tables are separated) and standing room for 40.
The room is ideal for:
  • Board/committee meetings;
  • Planning days;
  • Private dining area;
  • Small exhibition area.
The room costs $95 to hire. 
  • The West Deck - the large covered deck and adjacent paved area - has a standing capacity of 200.
The area is ideal for:
  • Birthday parties;
  • Receptions;
  • Team presentations.
The hire for this area is $95.
  • The North Deck - This sun-filled deck is covered and has a standing capacity of 80.  It can also seat 40.  
The area is ideal for:
  • Birthday parties;
  • Receptions;
  • Team presentations.
The hire for this area is $75. 

Catering options

We are more than happy to provide you a wide variety of menu options to suit every occasion and budget. Most dietary requirements can be catered for.  We have menus for:

  • Sit down dinners;
  • Buffets;
  • Cocktail parties;
  • Conferences;
  • Weddings;
  • Wakes;
  • Christmas parties


These menus give an insight into what we can prepare.  We can create a menu to suit your requirements.  For copies of menus please email admin@irishclub.com.au 

All catering is to be paid for prior to the event.  Numbers for catering are required one week prior to the event.

Drink options

We are happy to provide a number of options:

  • Wine, etc on the table - A selection of wines, beers, etc can be purchased and made available on the tables;
  • Dry Till - can be set to a predetermined level and what drinks are made available can also be determined. We will then monitor sales and advise you when the tab limit has been reached and you can choose to add more money or let guests purchase their own drinks form that point;
  • Guests purchase their own drinks - No complimentary drinks but full bar facilities will be available.

Cake

You can bring in your own cake as long as it is just the single cake and not a selection of dessert-type items. If you cut and serve the cake yourself there is no charge for the plates and forks. If you would like our staff to cut, plate and serve the cake for you it is an additional $2.00 per person.

Payments

To secure a booking the room hire must be paid in full.  We accept cash, credit card and direct bank transfers.

18th birthday parties 

We are happy to cater for 18th birthday parties provided the function is a sit down dinner, with all guests being accounted for catering.  Catering options for these events start from $25pp, plus associated room hire charges.  Minimum numbers also apply for catering options.    Some other special conditions may also apply:

  • A $500 bond is payable before the event;
  • A list of people attending is required.  This will ensure only invited guests attend the event.
Cancellations

If any function is cancelled within 8 weeks of the date of the event there will be no refund of the room hire.  Cancellations before this will attract a 50% cancellation fee.

Contact details

If you would like any additional information or would like to discuss function and catering options, please call us on (02) 6288 5088 or email admin@irishclub.com.au

All figures quoted are inclusive of GST.


Responsible Service of Alcohol

The Canberra Irish Club supports the Responsible Service of Alcohol and the Duty Manager can and will refuse service to any intoxicated person. The closing time of the bar also remains at the discretion of the Duty Manager within those same Responsible Service of Alcohol guidelines.

If a person under the age of 18 years is found to be drinking alcohol they will be asked to leave the premises as will any person found to be supplying a minor with alcohol.

Opening Hours
Mon 10:30am - 10:00pm
Tue - Thur 10:30am - 11:00pm
Fri - Sat 10:30am - 1:00am
Sun 10:30am - 10:00pm
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