Learn more about Salsa
Hosting a wedding or event at Salsa Bar & Grill and have a few questions? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions below:
What is the seating capacity for Salsa Bar & Grill?
- For a full sole use event, the space can host 120 guests fully seated or up to 200 guests for a stand up function.
- For a half sole use event, the space is split into two sections referred to ‘inside’ or ‘outside’ areas, both can host up to 60 seated guests depending on size of the tables and layout. Restrictions on amplified music / microphone use may apply to half sole use events.
Is there a venue hire fee?
No, however a minimum spend amount applies for a sole use event (full or half sole use). The minimum spend is made up by the cost of food & beverage, plus a service fee of 10% of the total bill. The minimum spend amount varies on the whether the event is half or full sole use, plus the timing of the event (mid-week, lunch or dinner etc).
- Lunch: $6,000 Monday – Friday / $8,000 Saturday & Sunday
- Dinner: $10,000 Monday – Thursday / $12,000 Friday – Sunday
Does a service fee apply ?
Yes for functions & events only, a 10% service fee is added to the total amount of your bill at the end of the event. Your deposit is then deducted from this amount.
Do I have to have a sit-down function?
As the client you’re welcome to choose your style of function to suit your guests. You can choose from a 3 course set menu, full canape style event or even a combination of both!
Can I have entertainment at my event?
For full sole use events amplified music is permitted however due to council regulations a decibel restriction of 88db applies and will be monitored by management.
Is there a time-limit on hiring the venue?
This will vary depending on whether the space is booked for a day or evening event. Lunch events will need to be vacated by 4:30pm to allow the restaurant to be turned around and readied for dinner service. Evening events have a cut off time of 11:30pm with all patrons to be vacated no later than 11:55pm according to liquor licensing laws.
Making a booking for event / function
Tentative Bookings: Upon your request Salsa Bar & Grill will hold tentative bookings for seven (7) days. After seven (7) days we have the authority to cancel any tentative bookings, where a deposit has not been received.
Confirming Your Tentative Booking: A tentative booking is confirmed when Salsa Bar & Grill has received the required deposit. Upon your request an invoice will be raised for AUS $1,000.00 which is the deposit amount to confirm your booking. Once we receive your deposit payment, the total will be credited to your function account. The final payment must be made within seven (7) days after the function. Any account that exceeds this period will attract a 15% surcharge on the total amount.