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With spectacular 180 degree views of the Gladstone Marina, The Dock at East Shores is the perfect destination for your special event. Our spaces cater for small to large events, from team lunches, networking events, birthday parties, corporate events, hens parties, casual wedding receptions and family celebrations. We understand that every occasion is unique so your dedicated Functions manager and The Dock at East Shores team will be there every step of the way to ensure your function is a success.

Please give us a call on  0447 133 417 or send us an email on functions@thedockgroup.com.au

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VENUE SPACES

 

Mezzanine Floor

Seated capacity 24 | Standing capacity 30

Courtyard

Seated capacity 40 | Standing capacity 50

Note: Bar stools and high tables are in this area

Main Deck

Seated capacity 50 | Standing capacity 80

CANAPE PACKAGES

Minimum 20 people

Please select a package below:

 

3 Piece Package | $19pp

Selection of 1 cold, 1 substantial, 1 dessert

 

5 Piece Package | $29pp

Selection of 2 cold, 1 hot, 1 substantial, 1 dessert

 

7 Piece Package | $39pp

Selection of 2 cold, 2 hot, 2 substantial, 1 dessert

 

COLD CANAPES

Smoked Cheddar cheese balls 

Salmon and chive mousse on cucumber a disk

Sourdough with balsamic, olive oil and dukkah

 

HOT CANAPES

Satay Chicken Skewer with peanut and lime sauce

Southern Fried Crispy Chicken with aioli sauce

Calamari dusted in semolina with lemon and pepper

 

SUBSTANTIALS

Beer battered fish and chips, tartar sauce and lemon

Calamari salad with nam jim dressing and crispy noodles

Nachos with pulled pork, beans, charred corn, sour cream, avocado and smokey BBQ sauce

 

DESSERTS

Triple chocolate brownie bite with chocolate ganache

Chocolate dipped strawberries & seasonal fruit

Baileys and white chocolate truffle

 

To add additional canapes to your package (per piece) Cold $5.5 | Hot $7 | Substantial $8.5 | Dessert $6

 ONE METRE PLATTER BOARDS

Serves 10

(minimum group spend of $500)

 

BITES | $120

 Bruschetta

Satay Chicken Skewer with peanut and lime sauce (20pcs)

Mini skewered beef balls with tomato chutney (10pcs)

Beer battered chips

 

SEAFOOD BOARD | $200

A mountain of beer battered chips

Semolina dusted calamari strips (20pcs)

Fish of the Day (20pcs)

With tartar sauce, lemon wedges, topped with battered mussels

 

DESSERT BOARD | $120

Triple chocolate brownie bite with chocolate ganache (10pcs)

Chocolate dipped strawberries & seasonal fruit (10pcs)

Baileys and white chocolate truffle (10pcs)

Fresh cinnamon doughnuts (10pcs)

 

ALL THREE BOARDS SERVED OVER AN EVENING | $440

SEATED

Minmum 10 people

THREE COURSE MENU | $59pp

 

Shared starter:

Bruschetta

Sourdough with balsamic vinegar, olive oil and dukkah

 

Entrée:

Alternate drop of :

Satay chicken skewers with a peanut and lime sauce 

Calamari dusted in semolina with lemon pepper

 

Main

Alternate drop, select 2 options:

Pan Fried Red Emperor with butter sauce, roast sweet potato, green beans, baby spinach, sugar loaf cabbage and a lemon myrtle, macadamia and toasted coconut crumble         

Dock's Curry Spiced sweet potato and carrots in our special satay curry sauce mixed with kale and satee onionsserved with crispy poppadums on a bed of basmati rice 

Angus New Yorker steak 250grams medium cooked with a red wine and shallot bordelaise reduction accompanied with our Magic Bean Salad and due to popular demand, sweet potato wedges

Other options available on request

 

Dessert

Triple Chocolate brownie with chocolate ganache

BEVERAGE OPTIONS

 

Beverage packages are available for either a 2, 3 or 4 hour period. This option includes tray service for the duration of the package with one wait staff per 20 guests. Please note our package is subject to seasonal change. Please select your preferred option along with the duration below:

STANDARD 

minimum 20 people

2 hours $45pp | 3 hours $55pp | 4 hours $65pp

 

Draught beer

Great Northern Super Crisp

Bottled Beer

XXXX Gold, Great Northern

Sparkling

Rothbury Estate Sparkling

White Wine

Matua Valley Sauv Blanc Marlborough NZ

Red Wine

Options available 

 

PREMIUM

minimim 16 people

2 hours $55pp | 3 hours $65pp | 4 hours $75pp

 

Draught beer

Great Northern Super Crisp

Little Creatures Pale

James Squire Cider

Bottled Beer & Cider

XXXX Gold

Great Northern

Corona

Stone & Wood Pacific Ale

Sparkling

Rothbury Estate Sparkling

Chandon Brut NV

White Wine

Villa Maria Sauv Blanc Marlborough NZ

Other options also available

Red Wine

Options available

SPIRITS

Add Bundaberg Rum, Bombay Sapphire Gin, Stolichnaya Vodka, Jim Beam and Johnny Walker Red to our 2 or 3 hour beverage package for an additional $25 per person.

ON ARRIVAL COCKTAIL

$15pp

 

ON-CONSUMPTION BAR TAB

A bar tab can be set up for the duration of your event with your preferred selection of beverages and specified limit. Our staff will keep you informed of the balance throughout the event. To arrange tray service of these beverages, an additional $40 per 20 guests per hour is applicable.

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

HOURS

Our liquor licence permits us to trade up until 12 midnight, we can apply for an extended licence for functions, if you would like for us to trade past midnight we require at least 6 weeks notice to apply for the permit. A fee of $350 applies, you will also be required to cover the cost of a security guard and any other conditions placed on us by liquor licencing.

 

LIVE MUSIC

We can book live music for you, a 3 hour set is $450 and includes the musician and all their equipment.

Our liquor licence permits live music and entertainment as long as we meet our condition of keeping music to 75dBa at 3m from the source. We will take a recording prior to your guests arriving and the musicians will not be permitted to increase the music. Don’t worry too much! We run all our live music events at this level and customers have always been happy!

 

EXCLUSIVE VENUE/AREA HIRE

We do hire out The Dock for exclusive events and are happy to discuss a customised catering package for full venure hire. There is a minimum spend of $5000 on a Monday – Wednesday and $10,000 on a Thursday – Sunday or during school holiday periods.

 

To hire the various areas exclusively, the courtyard and mezzanine have a minimum group spend which is seasonal. Booking a table in a certain area is on a request basis only. The main deck has minimum spend of $3,000 on a Monday – Wednesday $5,000 on a Thursday – Sunday or during school holiday periods.

 

DEPOSIT & PAYMENT

We do not charge a booking fee however for exclusive hire of an area of whole venue does have a minimum spend. Functions require a 50% deposit to be paid at the time of the booking. This deposit is refundable up to 30 days prior to the event. After this time the deposit is not refundable for any cancellation for any reason. Final numbers and balance is due 7 days prior to your event and any bar tab on the day of the event.

 

WET WEATHER

Unfortunately we cannot control the weather! In the event of severe weather impacting an event. If the main deck (which is fully covered) is available the event will be transferred to this location and proceed as planned. If the main deck is not available, at your request which must be received at least 3 days prior to the event (so we can cancel food with suppliers), we will happily reschedule the event within 2 weeks.

Please note, we do not offer refunds for inclement weather.

 

AUDIO VISUAL

We can provide a projector and screen (customer must supply a laptop) for presentations at a cost of $50. We do have a wireless microphone which will run through our inhouse system through the speakers in the area of your event (this is free). Any additional AV requirements are to be paid for by the client in addition to the minimum spend.

 

SECURITY AND RESPONSIBLE SERVICE OF ALCOHOL

Any event that is for an age range 25 and under (such as 18th and 21st birthdays) we may require the client to pay for a security guard. This cost is $150 per hour and will be required for the duration of the event and one hour after its conclusion. We practice responsible service of alcohol, if a customer is demonstrating signs of intoxication we will not continue serving them alcohol, even if they are a on a drinks package.

 

CAKE AND BYO

As we are a dessert venue and licensed bar we do charge a cakeage fee per head for functions of $2.50 per head. As part of this service, we provide crockery, dessert forks, serviettes, sparklers and can cut the cake for you.

BYO is charged at $6 per wine bottle and $2.50 per beer, no BYO spirits.

COCKTAIL & WHISKEY CLASSES

7 days notice is required, with a 50% non-refundable deposit on booking. Minimum 6 people required, maximum numbers is 18. Final numbers and balance  required 3 days prior.  

You can not join the class if you are already intoxicated. 

CONTACT

For any enquiries please contact our team on 0447 133 417 or via email on bookings@thedockgroup.com.au

Event Spaces

Top Deck

Seated 24

Standing 35

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Seated
Intimate
Standing
Best view in Gladstone

Courtyard

Seated 20

Standing 40

Main Deck

(This area is now weather proof)

Seated 50

Standing 80

Whole venue

Seated 88

Standing 130