Establishment Bar by Merivale

252, George Street, Sydney, New South Wales, 2000, Australia


3 Reviews


Establishment Bar by Merivale Sydney Corporate Functions & Events

Set in an iconic Sydney building, Establishment Bar is a versatile and adaptable space suitable for small or large corporate functions.

With a striking marble bar centrepiece and historic surrounding features like 19th-century brickwork and large iron columns, this luxury event space is a unique backdrop for your next business meeting, conference, team-building day, or private dinner.

Post-business, guests can drink and mingle in The Garden, an adjoining outdoor courtyard space adorned with greenery and a glass ceiling. 

High speed Wi-Fi is connected throughout the venue to allow for seamless presentations and meetings, as well as the latest audio-visual technology. An in-house AV team is also available to ensure your event runs seamlessly and bespoke corporate packages can be arranged.

Situated in the CBD, Establishment Bar is surrounded by excellent transport links and a number of popular restaurants and bars. 

For guests travelling from afar, a stylish boutique hotel is also conveniently located in the Establishment Precinct.

Establishment Bar by Merivale Sydney Corporate Function & Event Highlights:

  • The latest audio-visual technology available
  • A bright and airy space with high ceilings and large windows 
  • Magnificent features including a 42 metre-long marble bar and white columns
  • A 7-minute walk to Circular Quay train station
  • Surrounded by world-class restaurants, bars, and cafes
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standing Up to 1000 Standing
dining Up to 220 Dining


Accommodation Onsite
Rooms Available 33
Onsite Car Parking
Available Spaces N/A
Nearby Car Parking
Carpark Locations

Spaces At This Venue

  • Establishment Bar Networking Space, Whole Venue

    Establishment Bar

    Lined with magnificent white columns and bathed in natural lighting, Establishment Bar is a timeless space suitable for any occasion. The spacious venue exudes sophistication and style, with a striking 42 meter-long marble bar taking centre stage.

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  • Establishment Bar Private Dining, Courtyard

    The Garden

    A welcome reprieve from the hustle and bustle outside, The Garden is a luscious space conveniently connected to Establishment Bar and features a marble bar set amongst a stunning exposed brickwork backdrop. Adorned with leafy greenery and decadent pendant lights, the bright patio area is a magnificent all-weather oasis to continue celebrations.

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Nearby Hotels

Nearby Restaurants

  • Mazzaro Restaurant
  • Fix Wine Bar
  • Bodhi Restaurant
  • Restaurant Hubert

Nearby Parks

  • Barangaroo Reserve
  • Royal Botanical Gardens
  • Hyde Park
  • The Domain

Nearby Attractions

  • Sydney Harbour Bridge
  • Sydney Opera House
  • Luna Park Sydney
  • Sydney Observatory

Venue Testimonials

Great open space with exposed brick and clear ceiling. Lovely water feature, too. Quick and friendly service with delicious menu items. Bartender was pretty knowledgeable and the Negroni was delicious.

David C

Large and spacious. Roomy high ceiling with glass roofs. I like Exposed red brick and classic column.

Byron B

Wow .. such a great bar location and so well set up. Fantastic jazz music .. and who would know that this place was down this alley. Door opened spot on 5pm. So much heart and atmosphere. Great choices of wine, spirits, champagne. The atmosphere made me feel that I was in the 1920's of prohibition. Terrific art works. Went for an hour and left almost 4-5 hours later. Time went quick as a flash. We went as a group of 16. The place can cater for big or small groups. Also had decent choice of food.

Kathryn C

Frequently Asked Questions

Establishment Bar can accommodate up to 1,000 guests in a cocktail setting. For seated events, the capacity is 60-220 guests. In the garden, 150 guests can comfortably enjoy cocktails.

Yes, Establishment Bar is a versatile and adaptable space for corporate functions.

Yes, Establishment Hotel is located within the Establishment Precinct. It includes 31 suites and a couple of extra-spacious penthouses.

No, however, there are a number of Secure Parking options nearby, which are discounted for guests.

The highly skilled Merivale culinary team focuses on using fresh, seasonal produce and serves up a variety of dishes, from Australian classics to traditional Thai.


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