WEDDING RECEPTION

Weddings at CATALINA

In a city blessed with more than its fair share of iconic dining locations, CATALINA is one of the best and not afraid to flaunt it.” Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide.

Achieving One Chef’s Hat in the SMH Good Food Guide 2015, and being in the top 100 Restaurants in the Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Guide 2014, you can be assured that your wedding reception will have fine food and service to match the awe-inspiring location. The menu is contemporary Australian, focusing on Mediterranean flavours, and is complemented by one of the best wine lists in the country.

CATALINA is a world-renowned venue for stylish, impeccably detailed wedding receptions. Nothing is left to chance. Our Events Manager, Danielle Drysdale, and our kitchen and dining room team are all committed to creating and executing a unique experience every time, and we regularly exceed our client’s expectations.

Special features

Panoramic views of Sydney Harbour, Rose Bay, Shark Island and the peninsula of Point Piper.
Floor to ceiling glass sliding doors spanning the entire length of the dining room, opening out onto a spectacular balcony
A beautiful open plan restaurant - an equally beautiful reception venue.
Access by private vessel or Water Taxi, disembarking at the Rose Bay Ferry Wharf
Spectacular sunsets: in summer the sun sets at 8.00 – 9.00 p.m. and in winter a lunch wedding is a great option, as you encounter a late afternoon sunset just prior to departure time.
Enjoy pre lunch or dinner drinks, an oyster bar, a sushi bar on the balcony overlooking the harbour.
Open fire place in winter and extra heating outside on the balcony.
Harbour spotlights beam out over the harbour from our balcony, lighting up the seaplanes in front and Rose Bay.
No room hire fee **

Perfect for

Formal sit down lunch or dinner
Less formal ‘travelling entrée’, followed by main course and dessert
Cocktail party reception

Capacity

Seated lunch or dinner without Dance Floor, maximum 150*
Seated lunch or dinner with Dance Floor, maximum 140 with DJ, or 130 with small band (no more than 5 piece)
Cocktail party for up to 250*

* Capacity is subject to Dance Floor, theming, furnishing and AV requirements

Timings

Lunch 12.00pm to 5.00pm
Dinner 6.30pm to 12.00am

*All Sunday nights & all Thursday-Sunday dates during November/December 7.00pm to 12.00am

Inclusions

Exclusive use of the entire restaurant and balcony area for the duration of the function
Your own personal co-ordinator with expert advice and recommendations about all aspects of your reception
In depth advice regarding a range of preferred suppliers
Complimentary menu tasting for 4 people
Option of choice in the menu for entrée & mains
White table linen, fine glass and tableware
Votive tea light candles
Microphone and lectern for speeches
Personalised menus, guest place cards
Professional a la carte waiter service, including high ratio of service staff to guests, ensuring the highest service standards
Dance Floor ($330) may be included in the minimum charge

Not included – Cake, flowers, decorations, any other AV requirements, entertainment, photography.

Food Packages

Seated Lunch or Dinner

$120 per person:
3 course menu comprising set or alternate served entrée, choice of two main courses, set or alternate served dessert, coffee & petits fours. Vegetarian option made available. (add $5 per person for choice of entrée)

$130 per person:
4 course menu comprising 2 canapés per person, set or alternate entrée, choice of two main courses, set or alternate dessert, coffee and petits fours. Vegetarian option made available. (add $5 per person for choice of entrée)

$145 per person:
travelling entrée (selection of 10 canapés served as entrée, cocktail party style), followed by choice of two main courses, set or alternate dessert, coffee and petits fours. Vegetarian option made available

Extras:
Additional canapés or courses available on request at additional cost (e.g. antipasto; cheese)

Cocktail party

2 hours or less: From $80 per person Minimum 12 canapés per person

3 hours +: From $100 per person Minimum 16 canapés per person

Add 10% to all food & beverage prices for Sunday bookings
Add 10% onto all food/menu prices and the minimum charge for Public Holiday dates

Beverages

You are welcome to pre-select your champagne, wines and other beverages from our current comprehensive wine list 2-4 weeks prior to your wedding.  Our sommelier is happy to guide you through our extensive wine list to assist you in making the perfect wine choices to match your menu for your special event.

Menu tasting

Menus are selected at a complimentary tasting for two-four people during a Monday to Thursday lunch (excludes public holidays), at which you sample a selection of restaurant quality entrées, mains and desserts. (Tastings are not available for cocktail food).

At the tasting, wines are recommended by the Sommelier according to your budget and individual taste. Wines tasted are paid for on the day.

All of your requirements, details, timing, table plans, etc are discussed in detail and finalised with your co-ordinator on the day of the tasting.

Minimum Charges

to book exclusive use of Catalina for a wedding

JANUARY:

First week of January:
Monday - Saturday                              

Thereafter:
Monday - Thursday:
Friday                                                      Saturday
Sunday                                                  

Plus 10% Service Fee on the total bill.

FEBRUARY - SEPTEMBER

Monday to Thursday
Friday/ Saturday
Sunday

Plus 10% Service Fee on the total bill.

 


Lunch: $30,000.00


Lunch: $25,000.00    
Lunch: $30,000.00
Lunch: $30,000.00  
Lunch: $40,000.00

 

 

Lunch: $20,000.00
Lunch: $30,000.00
Lunch: $40,000.00

 

 


Dinner: $30,000.00


Dinner: $25,000.00
Dinner: $25,000.00
Dinner: $25,000.00
Dinner: $25,000.00

 

 

Dinner: $22,000.00
Dinner: $25,000.00
Dinner: $25,000.00

 

Valentine’s Day dinner: $40,000.00 minimum charge, plus 10% Service Fee on the total bill. Easter weekend: Public Holidays (Good Friday, Easter Saturday, Easter Sunday, Easter Monday) add 10% to minimum spends, and to food prices, plus 10% Service Fee on the total bill.

OCTOBER - NOVEMBER

Monday to Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

Plus 10% Service Fee on the total bill.

DECEMBER:

First week of December:
Monday - Thursday
Friday
Saturday

Thereafter:
Monday - Thursday
Friday/Saturday
Sunday

 

Lunch: $20,000.00
unch: $30,000.00
Lunch: $30,000.00
Lunch: $40,000.00

 

 

 

Lunch: $30,000.00
Lunch: $35,000.00
Lunch: $35,000.00


Lunch: $35,000.00
Lunch: $40,000.00
Lunch: $40,000.00

 

Dinner: $22,000.00
Dinner: $25,000.00
Dinner: $25,000.00
Dinner: $25,000.00






Dinner: $25,000.00
Dinner: $35,000.00
Dinner: $30,000.00


Dinner: $35,000.00
Dinner: $35,000.00
Dinner: $25,000.00

Plus 10% Service Fee on the total bill.

The Service Fee is added onto your total bill, charged in addition to and on top of the minimum spend. This fee goes directly to the service staff.

Public Holidays: add 10% to the minimum spend and 10% to the menu & beverage prices.

The minimum charge requirement is not a room hire fee, but is the amount we would need you to guarantee to spend on food and beverage, for us to justify closing the restaurant to the public and the charge is inclusive of GST.

Please note: Minimum charges are correct at the time of quoting, however I am unable to guarantee that the minimum charge will remain