Cruise Bar Sydney

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Circular Quay West, The Rocks, New South Wales, 2000, Australia


Cruise Bar Sydney Weddings

Set in the prestigious area of The Rocks, Cruise Bar Sydney boasts an enviable location at the water’s edge in Circular Quay. This multi-level waterfront wedding venue is renowned for its chic harbourside surroundings and unrivalled vistas of Sydney Opera House and the city skyline. Aside from the views, you’ll love the bespoke wedding packages, world-class food menus, impeccable service, and carefully curated beverage lists at this iconic venue in Circular Quay. 

Cruise Bar houses three luxurious event spaces, each as impressive as the next. There’s a wraparound rooftop for ceremonies overlooking the Sydney Opera House, an edgy Southeast Asian inspired cocktail lounge for stylish receptions, and a stunning nautical themed waterside space with an adjoining alfresco terrace on the ground level.


The Scene at Cruise Bar Sydney

Each sophisticated reception space at Cruise Bar boasts luxe interiors that require little to no additional styling for your wedding. Whether you opt to host your reception in the oriental chic surroundings of Junk Lounge or the nautical-style waterside Cruise Bar, you can expect stylish decor and unbeatable views. Just add some dreamy floral arrangements to your chosen space, and you’re all set for a stunning waterfront wedding in Circular Quay.

The spacious wraparound rooftop terrace at Cruise Bar Sydney is perfect for both wedding ceremonies and cocktail receptions. What could be more memorable than a romantic rooftop ceremony set against a backdrop of shimmering turquoise waters and the iconic Sydney Opera House? Your guests will be left speechless as they step out onto the rooftop at Cruise Bar to be met by spectacular vistas of Sydney Harbour and the city skyline.

As the sun sets over Sydney Harbour and the city lights start to twinkle, Cruise Bar really comes to life. Whether you’re up on the rooftop or in the alfresco courtyard, you’ll love the vibrant atmosphere as night falls at this waterfront wedding venue in Circular Quay. Picture your guests dancing the night away with a cocktail in hand as the illuminated Sydney Opera House glows majestically in the background.


Cruise Bar Sydney Wedding Ceremonies

Wedding ceremonies at Cruise Bar Sydney take place on the spacious rooftop overlooking the beautiful harbour. Say your vows against a breathtaking backdrop of sparkling blue water and Sydney’s most iconic landmark — the Opera House. If you’re worried about inclement weather, the team at Cruise Bar can organise for a clear marquee to be set up on the rooftop for your ceremony.

Cruise Bar’s Ceremony Package inclusions:

  • Exclusive hire for your ceremony for up to 2 hours
  • A glass of sparkling wine for all guests after the ceremony
  • 50 white chairs
  • Choice of ceremonial arch or plinths
  • White carpet for the aisle
  • Signing table with two chairs
  • Microphone and PA system
  • Wait staff for the conclusion of your ceremony
  • Security for the duration of your ceremony

Cruise Bar Sydney Wedding Receptions

If you’re envisioning a luxurious, waterfront wedding reception with unbeatable views of Sydney’s Circular Quay and the Opera House, look no further. Cruise Bar Sydney offers two distinct reception venues, each with spectacular harbour views, contemporary interiors, and flexible room layouts.

Located on the ground floor, Cruise Bar is enviably close to the water and offers a relaxed yet elegant waterside setting for your reception. This versatile venue boasts indoor and outdoor event spaces with a subtle nautical-style design that perfectly complements the harbour views. As your wedding celebrations continue into the evening, your guests can spill out onto the spacious adjoining courtyard to soak up the vibrant atmosphere of Circular Quay.

Another option for your reception at Cruise Bar is the Junk Lounge, a dramatic space with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Sydney Harbour and the city skyline. Inspired by Southeast Asia, this atmospheric cocktail lounge venue has a distinctly oriental chic vibe, with dark timber features and moody accent lighting.

No matter which venue you choose, the food and drinks are sure to be a focal point of your reception at Cruise Bar Sydney. From impressive sit-down banquets to delicious cocktail-style canapés and pop-up food and beverage stations, the talented culinary team at Cruise Bar will curate an unforgettable dining experience for your wedding reception.


Wedding Photography Near Cruise Bar Sydney

Some of the most popular wedding photography locations near Cruise Bar Sydney are:

  • Sydney Opera House
  • The Rocks precinct
  • Sydney Harbour Bridge
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Capacity

standing Up to 550 Standing

Wedding Venue Details

Wedding Services Ceremony & Reception
Reception Only
Wedding Ceremony Indoor
Outdoor
Wedding Ceremony Cost

4500

Facilities

Accommodation Onsite
Rooms Available N/A
Onsite Car Parking
Available Spaces N/A
Nearby Car Parking
Carpark Locations Clocktower Car Park on 55 Harrington Street, The Rocks

Catering Options  3rd Party Catering
 In-house Catering
Cuisine Options  Sit Down
 Cocktail
 Food Stations
 Shared Platters

Spaces At This Venue

Cruise Bar Sydney Waterfront Wedding Venues

Cruise Bar

Located on the ground level, Cruise Bar is enviably close to the water and boasts incredible views of Sydney Opera House and Circular Quay. This indoor-outdoor space is incredibly versatile, with a nautical-style design that ties in perfectly with its waterside setting. Cruise Bar can comfortably accommodate up to 550 guests.

Cruise Bar Sydney Wedding Venue Circular Quay

Junk Lounge

This stylish space is bold and edgy, drawing inspiration from Southeast Asia with its exotic menu options, innovative mixology, dark timber features, and moody accent lighting. Junk Lounge features expansive floor-to-ceiling windows that frame stunning Opera House views and can cater for up to 180 guests cocktail-style.

Cruise Bar Sydney Waterfront Wedding Venue rooftop ceremony

The Rooftop

Newly renovated with a Hollywood-glamour theme, Cruise Bar’s wraparound rooftop terrace offers a spectacular setting for weddings and cocktail parties. Enjoy unbeatable views of Sydney Opera House, the harbour and the city skyline from this gorgeous open-air space. The rooftop can accommodate up to 400 guests.

Location

The location of Cruise Bar Sydney

Nearby accommodation:

  • Pullman Quay Grand Sydney Harbour, rooms starting from $240 per night
  • Rydges Sydney Harbour, rooms starting from $140 per night
  • Four Seasons Hotel Sydney, rooms starting from $200 per night

Attractions nearby:

  • The Rocks precinct
  • Sydney Opera House
  • Circular Quay

Nearby restaurants:

  • Wild Ginger Dining + Bar
  • Quay Restaurant
  • Yuki’s at the Quay

Venue Testimonials

Cruise Bar is possibly in one of the best locations on the Harbour. The views are amazing and the food and drink options are fantastic. Definitely recommend for a romantic after-dinner drink, a corporate lunch, or even group drinks after work.

Michael L. ·

The food at Cruise Bar was beautifully cooked and the service was excellent. The service staff had extensive knowledge of the drinks menu. Good place for a first date or to celebrate special occasions!

Lynette L. ·

I was at Cruise Bar with a group of friends just to celebrate a birthday on Saturday that just passed, the staff were amazing and very accommodating and I really want to give a shout out to one of the bar staff who was serving at level one bar.

Cindy H. ·

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Frequently Asked Questions

Cruise Bar’s White Sails Cocktail Package costs $149 per person, and the Harbourview Cocktail Package is $175 per person, both with a minimum requirement of 60 guests. The Royal Banquet Package is $299 per person, with a minimum of 40 guests and a maximum of 85.

Following COVID guidelines, Cruise Bar can accommodate up to 140 guests, Junk Lounge can accommodate up to 100 guests, and The Rooftop has space for up to 190 guests.

Yes, menu tastings are available for weddings and events at Cruise Bar Sydney. Tastings take place at Marrah Restaurant, located in Coogee Bay Hotel.

Yes. One security guard is required per 100 guests at the cost of $50 per hour.

Weddings at Cruise Bar Sydney must end by 3am.

Weddings here are relaxed and elegant, set against a breathtaking backdrop of Sydney’s iconic harbour and Opera House. Host your ceremony up on the rooftop overlooking Circular Quay then choose from one of two luxurious event spaces for your reception.

  • Pullman Quay Grand Sydney Harbour, rooms starting from $240 per night
  • Rydges Sydney Harbour, rooms starting from $140 per night
  • Four Seasons Hotel Sydney, rooms starting from $200 per night

Clocktower car park on 55 Harrington Street, The Rocks is the closest car park to Cruise Bar. Car spaces can be directly booked through Wilson Parking.

Cruise Bar’s Executive Chef and talented culinary team take you on a food journey through modern Australia and South East Asia, crafting exceptional dishes and bespoke event packages to please all palates.

Stephanie Harrison

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Stephanie Harrison is our lead Sydney Venue Specialist. Steph's worked in event management since 2013 and has a wealth of knowledge about the best party spots, wedding venues and conference sites in Sydney. She's a trained wine connoisseur and loves to share her favourite dining recommendations around town.  

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