Frequently Asked Questions

What is the street address of the venue?

Coogee Pavilion, 169 Dolphin Street, Coogee, NSW, 2034.

What is the main entrance for Coogee Rooftop?

Through the front entrance accessed from Dolphin Street and up the stairs.

Is the room exclusive for my event?

Yes if it has been booked exclusively.

What is the latest time my event can run to?

Midnight, Monday – Sunday. The Balcony and Glasshouse both have a midnight closure time, whilst the Eastern Terrace and Wylie’s close at 10:00pm.

Are underage guests able to attend my event?

No, the Coogee Rooftop is an 18+ venue and minors cannot access the rooftop.

Can we provide our own security guard or host?

No. A Merivale Security Guard will be allocated to your event.

Is there natural light in the room?


What time can I access the venue?

Access time is half an hour prior to your event start time. If you require access earlier additional security charges and room hire charges will apply.

What furniture is available in the room?

Glass House – Existing furniture – cocktail rounds and stools.
Rooftop – Existing furniture which is a combination of seated and standing.

Can my guests gain entry to Coogee bars after the event?

Yes pending RSA and capacity restrictions.

Am I able to reserve an area in a bar?

Yes, please contact our Group Bookings Managers: 02 9254 8088 (Monday – Friday) or email

Is there a smoking area?

Yes, the outside terrace.

Is there a bar in the room?

Yes, both the Rooftop and Glasshouse have bars.

Can I decorate the space?

Please discuss with your Event Manager or the Group Bookings Team as restrictions apply.

Is there music?

Yes, in house music.

What audio visual equipment is available at the venue?

Please discuss your requirements with your Event Manager.

Can we provide our own food?

No, although Birthday cakes and cupcakes are an exception.

Can I deliver items in advance of an event?

You are welcome to deliver items in advance of your event but please confirm the delivery date and details with your event manager first. We recommend that deliveries are made no more than 1 day in advance of your event and ask that everything you send is clearly labelled with our delivery template.

What are the maximum capacities of the rooms?

Glasshouse – 60 guests cocktail.
Coogee Rooftop – 600 guests cocktail or 150 seated guests with existing furniture.

Where is the loading dock?

At the rear of Coogee Pavilion, enter via Bream Street.

Where is the closest parking?

Car Park – 159 Dolphin Street – pay and display.

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