Function Venue Southbank

A Charming Southgate Function Venue

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To enquire about functions at P.J.O'Brien's please email, call her on 0414 539 901 or complete the enquiry form below. 

P.J.O'Brien's Irish Pub located within Southgate Restaurant & Shopping Precinct on Southbank.  Over the years P.J's has established a solid reputation as one of Southgate's leading function venues, being the perfect setting for corporate or private events from cocktail parties to sit down lunches or dinners.  We have hosted many a special occasion, birthdays, engagements, anniversaries and even weddings, not to mention christmas parties.

Offering both exclusive and semi-private hire with capacity for intimate gatherings for 20 to larger groups of 180. Within P.J.O'Brien's, the Side Bar is a generous space with flexible layouts over two sections; The Upper Lounge and the Lower Deck.  The perfect Southbank function venue.

The atmosphere is warm, relaxed and inviting with enough charm and style to leave a lasting impression on you and your guests, and our menus have been designed to cater for both cocktail-style and seated functions with a great selection of beverage packages to suit most budgets.


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Venue Specifics

To enquire about functions please email our Events Sales Manager Catherine Ross call her on 0414 539 901 or complete the form below. 

The Sidebar at P.J.O'Brien's provides a generous open space, small stage area and a semi-private Upper Lounge Bar. Our versatile venue is perfect for many private and corporate events, with flexibility layout options and a vibrant atmosphere. Sidebar also comes with basic audio visual equipment including a projector screen, data projector and wireless microphone for presentations and speeches.


Full Sidebar Upper & Lower 

  • Standing Room - 180 guests
  • Sit Down - 80 guests

The Upper Lounge is ideal for smaller, more intimate occasions and meetings. It is a warm, inviting space with a central bar making guests feel welcome and relaxed right away. There's the ability to look out onto Southbank or create a cosy setting with curtains drawn.

  • Standing Room - 60 guests
  • Sit Down - 40 guests
  • Boardroom - 16 guests
  • Classroom - 20 guests


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