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Strangers Function Room at Parliament House Sydney


Why you'll love this venue

  • Take advantage of the venue's activities such as yoga in the park, garden walks, history tours, outdoor games, interactive activities or a visit to one of local museums.
  • Enjoy a variety of menu options and flexible event packages at a very affordable price.
  • Offers elegant and unique function rooms perfect for corporate, social and school events.
This large versatile dining room featuring panoramic garden views is ideal for conferences, seminars, luncheons, award dinners and stand-up cocktail reception events. The Strangers’ Room is a meeting place where members of Parliament greet visiting dignitaries including consuls’ generals and members of the Royal family. Historically, these guests were referred to as ’strangers’, thus creating the saying ‘where strangers become friends. Optional Video Conferencing, Live Streaming and Hybrid facilities onsite. Holds up to 700 for a cocktail event, 300 for a dinner, 160 for a conference, 250 for a seminar Business hours | $400 an hour After hours | $700 an hour Business hours: Monday to Friday, 8am to 5:30pm

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Packages, Menus & Offers

Please note, that pricing and inclusions may be subject to change without notice. We recommend confirming with the venue prior to booking to ensure you have the most up-to-date information.


Room Layouts & Capacity

Theatre250
Classroom40
Standing700
U Shape40
Banquet300
Cabaret160

Amenities & Extras

$= Additional Cost

Food & Beverage

Coffee / Tea
Filtered Water
Venue Offers Catering$

Audio Visual Equipment (AV)

Microphone
Projector$
Speakers
Stage$
TV$
Video Conferencing

Other Amenities & Extras

Accessible
Air Con
External Music or DJ$
Flip Chart
Furniture Hire$
Lighting
Natural light
Pens & Paper
Receptionist
Restroom
Room Hire Only
Security
Sustainable
Whiteboard
WiFi

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Chardy C

February 27, 2024

We went for the public tour and had coffee over looking the Domain. We went because the building had just had a revamp and because it is the oldest public building in Australia. The tour guides were interesting and helpful; about the building and how parliament works. It is free and I was suprised how much being in the space made sense of how parliament works. Highly recommended Add it to the list of interesting free things to do in the city, everyone welcome, our group ranged from toddlers to the very elderly.

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Carolyn Brown

January 22, 2024

Had lunch in the strangers restaurant, was lovely, before taking the free guided tour was extremely knowledgeable by well informed guides. Would recommend this tour.

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Lyndy Saville

July 21, 2023

My friends and I had a most enjoyable lunch at Strangers’ Restaurant. I can’t speak highly enough of the staff who served us with professionalism and courtesy. The food was outstanding in quality and presentation and the standard of wines we chose was high indeed. The location of the restaurant overlooking the leafy Domain was also a pleasant surprise. We shall return.

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Michael Drew

November 24, 2022

A great conference venue. The Black Rod and her staff looked after all participants very efficiently, and always with a great smile. Comfortable room, well air conditioned, great audio and visual. The food was great too. Can't do better.

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L

July 5, 2023

Christmas in July lunch for Probus club, 5th of July 2023. The meal was superb, lovely service, great venue. Lack of decorations for the ocasión other wise it be 5 stars.


Other spaces at this venue

2 Spaces Available At This Venue
Members Dining Room

Members Dining Room

This unique dining room features an antique fireplace, garden views, and a private outdoor courtyard. It is ideal for conferences, luncheons, and stand-up cocktail dinner events. This exclusive room is located within a restricted part of Pa...

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Theatrette

Theatrette

This purpose-built auditorium located below the Fountain Court is ideal for public talks, presentations, lectures, and film screenings. The adjoining foyer can be used for registration and light catering, if numbers exceed 80 people for cat...

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From $2,200
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Venue Hours

Monday-Friday08:00am-10:00pm
Sunday-SaturdayClosed
PricingFrom $1,100

Event Types

AGMAwards DinnerBreakfastChristmas PartyCocktail PartyConferenceCorporate FunctionCorporate OffsiteCorporate RetreatDinnerEnd of Financial Year PartyExhibitionGala DinnerLunchMeetingNetworking EventProduct LaunchResidential ConferenceSchool FormalSeminarTrade ShowTrainingTrivia NightUniversity BallWorkshop