Situated 5 minutes outside the Surfers Paradise precinct on the Gold Coast, Benowa Tavern is the perfect place for your next function.

We offer a unique environment at affordable prices that allows for a party atmosphere and at the same time offering the ability to relax on the patio over looking the canal.

Our professional team at the Benowa Tavern cater for birthday parties, themed parties, christmas parties, wakes, engagements, weddings and much more.

With three different rooms to choose from, you are sure to find the perfect area for your special event.

With a variety of catering & decoration options available, our function coordinator will work with you to ensure your event runs smoothly and is remembered by you and your guests.


We Can Cater For Your Next Event

  • Birthdays

  • Farewells

  • Engagements

  • Christmas Parties

  • Weddings & Receptions

  • Meetings & Conferences

  • Groups large and small from 15 to 200

The Deck

This area is located at the rear of the hotel over looking the water and surrounded by trees and gardens. The area is predominantly uncovered with a small covered portion.

This room is suitable for small seated wedding receptions up to 60 guests, cocktail events/wedding receptions up to 100 guests or wakes.

Terrace Bar

This room is located at the rear of the bistro with views of gardens & water. This bar is fully operational and is sectioned off from the public with removable walls.

It is an indoor room which includes a small outdoor patio of which half is covered. Terrace Bar is suitable for cocktail events of up to 200 guests, weddings, birthday parties, engagements parties & other themed events.


Function Room

This area includes the rear section of the bistro that is sectioned off with removable walls to ensure privacy. Room hire also includes the outside bistro area, perfect for pre-dinner drinks & canapés.

This area is suitable for seated events & weddings of 60-100 guests.

The Function Room has a dance floor for your guests to use.


Capacity & Function Styles

Cocktail Style                                             200

Banquet/Buffet Style                                  100

Reserved Public Area                                200

Food & Beverage

Food Packages                                          YES

Private Bar                                                  YES

BYO Cake                                                   YES

Presentation Facilities

Large TVs                                                  YES

DVD Player                                                YES

Microphone                                               YES

Stage                                                         YES

Music & Entertainment

DJ Hire                                              YES

Band Hire                                          YES

Background Music                            YES

BYO DJ                                              YES

BYO Band                                          YES

BYO CDs                                            YES

BYO iPod                                            YES

Dance Floor                                       YES


Car Parking                                        YES

Disabled Access                                YES


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