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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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SPACES

 

Top Deck

Seated capacity 20 | Standing capacity 20

Courtyard

Seated capacity 20 | Standing capacity 30

Main Deck

Seated capacity 50 | Standing capacity 80

Inside

Seated capacity 30 | Standing capacity 40

 

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 a cucumber a disk

Sourdough with balsamic, olive oil and dukkah

 

HOT CANAPES

Garlic bread

Southern Fried Crispy Chicken with aioli sauce

Calamari dusted in semolina with lemon and pepper

 

SUBSTANTIALS

Satay chicken skewers served on coconut rice with peanut and lime sauce

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

Mini cheesecake with chantilly cream

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)

 

MIXED ENTREE | $100

Garlic Bread

Calamari

Southern Deep Fried Chicken Strips

Satay Chicken Skewers with peanut and lime dipping sauce

Beer battered chips

Sweet Potato Wedges

SEAFOOD BOARD | $120

A mountain of beer battered chips

Semolina dusted calamari strips

Fish of the Day

With tartar sauce, lemon wedges, topped with battered mussels


CHEESE BOARD l $170

Triple cream brie, smoked cheddar, Jarlsberg

Water crackers, gherkins, marinated olives, quince paste

Accompanying fruit & nuts

 

DESSERT BOARD | $120

Triple chocolate brownie bite with chocolate ganache

Baileys and white chocolate truffle

Fresh cinnamon doughnuts

10 scoops of gelato

SEATED

Minimum 10 people

THREE COURSE MENU | $49pp

 

Shared starter:

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 of:

Red Emperor

Beef Cheek

Dessert

Alternate drop of:

Triple Chocolate brownie with chocolate ganache

Sticky date pudding

BEVERAGE OPTIONS

 

Beverage packages are available for either a 2 or 3 hour period.

Minimum 10 people for beverage options.

Please select your preferred option along with the duration below:

STANDARD 

2 hours $45pp | 3 hours $55pp

Beer

All beers except craft and tap

Sparkling

House Sparkling

White Wine

House White

Red Wine

House Red

 

PREMIUM

2 hours $55pp | 3 hours $65pp

 

Open bar including basic spirits and cocktails

 

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 $300 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 venue 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. All areas have a minimum spend of $500 in the form of a non-refundable deposit.

 

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 $500 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! Please note, we do not offer refunds for inclement weather.

 

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 $75 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 cake-age fee per head for functions of $2 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 $8 per wine bottle and $3 per beer, no BYO spirits.

COCKTAIL CLASSES

7 days notice is required, with a 50% non-refundable deposit on booking. Minimum 4 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