We specialise in functions

People have been holding their events at The Normanby Hotel for decades. Birthdays, work events, Christmas parties, private dinners, wedding anniversaries, team sports parties, wakes…we’ve done them all.

Whatever your occasion, whatever your group size, we have a variety of spaces to suit your needs. Scroll down for a summary of each area you can book. For more information, download our function package guide. And download our food and drink packages.

It’s easy to make a booking with us. Send us an email functions@thenormanby.com.au, give us a call on (07) 3831 3353 or fill in the form below. Our specialised function team will be in contact to help make your event a success.

We specialise in functions

People have been holding their events at The Normanby Hotel for decades. Birthdays, work events, Christmas parties, private dinners, wedding anniversaries, team sports parties, wakes…we’ve done them all.

Whatever your occasion, whatever your group size, we have a variety of spaces to suit your needs. Scroll down for a summary of each area you can book. For more information, download our function package guide.

It’s easy to make a booking with us. Send us an email functions@thenormanby.com.au, give us a call on (07) 3831 3353 or fill in the form below. Our specialised functions team will be in contact to give you all the details and make your event a success.

The public bar at the normanby hotel full of people at a birthday party

The Public Bar

The Public Bar, our most spacious room, is conveniently situated on the Musgrave Road level, providing straightforward access from the street. It features a classic Art Deco design characterised by tall ceilings, intricate decorations, bespoke tables and stools, and a rich mahogany decor. This space is the ideal canvas for hosting an elegant cocktail soirée, a birthday bash, or a company gathering.

  • Capacity: 150 guests
  • Indoor space suited for all weather conditions with 360 degree access to a private bar
  • Open floor plan and a private balcony
  • Audio-visual capabilities including big screen TV, microphone PA system and sound system for your own Spotify playlist
  • Food platter, drink package and bar tab options available
  • Wheelchair accessible from Musgrave Rd
  • Available from 6pm onwards
The Public Bar at the Normanby Hotel. Great venue for functions and parties.
The circular bar at the normanby hotel public bar where functions and parties are held
people at a party in the public bar at the normanby hotel

The Lounge Bar

The Lounge Bar stands out as our premier hybrid space, blending indoor comfort with outdoor accessibility. Inside, the lounge boasts a timeless Art Deco design, featuring chesterfield sofas and bare brick walls for a touch of elegance. Outside, a sheltered area equipped with its own bar and seating arrangements offers a relaxed setting for guests to convene and enjoy the open air.

  • Capacity: 120 guests
  • Cozy, indoor lounge with leather couches, bar stools and bar tables
  • Adjacent outdoor area with private bar, stools and communal tables
  • Pool table (optional)
  • Audio-visual capabilities including LED TV, microphone PA system and sound system for your own Spotify playlist
  • Food platter, drink package and bar tab options available
  • Wheelchair accessible from Musgrave Rd
  • Available from 10am onwards
The lounge bar at the normanby hotel. A space for parties and functions
The outdoor bar connected to the lounge bar at the normanby hotel
the pool table in the lounge bar at the normanby hotel. A space where functions and parties are held.

Valentine Room

The Valentine Room, positioned on our highest floor, is perfectly tailored for smaller, more personal events. Its indoor setting, complimented by sheltered balconies, ensures that your plans remain unaffected by the weather. The room’s Art Deco styling adds a cozy ambiance, while expansive windows flood the space with light. Equipped with a private bar and exclusive balconies, it offers a truly private setting for your special occasion.

  • Capacity: 50 guests
  • Indoor space with high tables and stools
  • Multiple balconies with expansive views
  • Audio-visual capabilities including LED TV, microphone PA system and sound system for your own Spotify playlist
  • Food platter, drink package and bar tab options available 
The valentine room at the normanby hotel. A great function space for a private party
The private bar connected to the valentine room at the normanby hotel
Private balcony that is part of the valentine room at the normanby hotel.

Nicholson Room

The Nicholson is a private, upscale meeting room situated on the highest floor, designed in a classic boardroom style. It features adjacent balconies that provide an outdoor area for guests to enjoy breaks and fresh air. The room’s grand decor, complete with tall ceilings and abundant natural light from elegantly designed windows, creates a distinguished atmosphere. For those aiming to impress at their next business gathering, the Nicholson is the ideal choice.

  • Capacity: 20 guests
  • Small, private indoor space with long table and chairs
  • Multiple balconies for open air, break out space
  • Access to an LED TV
  • Pre-order arrival drinks, subsequent drink orders from the bar
  • Food platter, alternate drop menu, feasting menu and bistro menu ordering available
nicholson room at the normanby hotel set up for a corporate function
the private balcony attached to the nicholson room at the normanby hotel
nicholson room at the normanby hotel set up for a business meeting

Cabana Deck

Are you in search of an outdoor area that offers an exclusive, VIP experience? Our Cabana Deck is just what you need—an outdoor venue that’s all yours. It’s perfectly suited for any type of celebration, whether laid-back or upscale, or anything that falls in the middle. Picture your special occasion taking place beneath the night sky on a balmy summer evening, or soaking up the sun with umbrellas for shade, enjoying the company of friends and family.

  • Capacity: 80 guests (40 guests minimum)
  • Outdoor deck, cabana style with umbrellas and cushioned seating
  • Service from the main bar
  • Food platter and bistro menu ordering available
  • Drink package and bar tab options available
orange umbrellas on the cabana deck at the normanby hotel

Garden Bar

If you’re looking for a designated area for your guests without the formality, consider reserving our Garden Bar section. This space is located at the rear of our expansive beer garden, providing a sense of exclusivity while still maintaining a laid-back atmosphere. Your group will have its own space, yet remain part of the vibrant Normanby environment. Beverages and meals can be conveniently ordered directly from the bar or through our Chewzie table scanners, ensuring a seamless experience for you and your guests.

  • Capacity: 50 guests
  • Back of the beer garden with plenty of bar stools and high tables
  • Service from the main bar
  • Food platter and bistro menu ordering available
  • Drink package and bar tab options available
the garden bar, the outdoor space at the normanby hotel
the outdoor garden bar at the normanby hotel
the bar at the garden bar in the outdoor space of the normanby hotel

Beer Garden

Looking for your own space for you and your guests? Yes you can book a single table through our online booking, but if you’d like more than one table next to each other, or want to reserve a space in our beer garden to maybe watch a live sports game together, then we can help you. We’ll reserve a space in our beer garden just for your crew. Drinks and food can be ordered at the bar or on our Chewzie table scanners.

  • Capacity 10-80 but we have plenty of bar stools and high tables available
  • Service from the main bar (drink package and bar tab options available)
  • Order from the bistro menu (food platter ordering available)
  • Big screen viewing
Beer garden at the normanby hotel available to reserve a space for a casual party to watch the big screen TVs
Bar in the beer garden where you can order your drinks for an event at the normanby hotel
Friends have a casual party at the normanby hotel in the beer garden

So many great reviews for our facilities and staff, we just had to share a few of them…

“Hired out the Valentine Room for a birthday function. The space was great and I would consider using the Normanby again.” – Justin M

“My function on … was absolutely gorgeous. What a LOVELY PLACE to have any functions.” – Coert B

“Booked a function room for my birthday with food packages. When I arrived I was shocked to see how well organised it all was. Food was delicious and staff were super friendly and helpful through the entire night. Highly recommend the Normanby Hotel for any event!” – Amina

“The Valentine room was a great room for our function. The staff are friendly and looked after us well.” – Steve

“We recently hosted my daughters 18th in The Cabana Deck @ The Normanby Hotel and had such great night. Food was great and the drinks were fabulous!” – Lisa

“We held our school reunion here. The staff were very accommodating and helpful. Food is always great and the bar service and facilities are awesome.” – Madonna

We love knowing how we did so please, leave us a review anytime.

We’ll help make your event a success too.