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Pause Bar

Pause Bar is a little Carlisle St oasis in the Balaclava desert. Self-described as 'cavernous', it offers a space that is ripe for a party that booms. Everything about this venue shouts 'good time'. Its walls are painted teal and khaki stripes. It features 'banoffi pie' on its bar menu. It's Moroccan inspired. Fun. Funky.The beer and wine list is  rotating and features a range of local boutique brands, as well as all the favourites. It's very much a classic affair with the cocktails as well – the Wrong Island Ice Tea is the bar's pride and glory. As mentioned, the bar menu is particularly outstanding. If you need something to line your stomach after that accidental third martini, how does marinated feta sound? Haloumi pockets anyone? A lamb and fig curry should do the trick, right?The interiors are novel - a wonderful mix of textures and colours that will have you humming 'Arabian Nights' under your breath. The venue can comfortably accommodate parties of up to 100.Nestled underneath Balaclava train station, Pause Bar is as accessible as it is exciting (and delicious).

Pause Bar Function Rooms

Full Party Venue

Full Party Venue

The venue is a blue, striped and rather exotic walls, up to 200 friends and/or family are able to very comfortably spend an evening eating, drinking and laughing. "Comfortably" is probably selling it short, to be honest. A versatile yet str...

20
200
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Front Bar

Front Bar

The front section is also where one finds the bar - in all of its colourful, strikingly lit glory. The striped walls imbue goings-on with the air of something rather exotic, without leaving Carlisle Street. Up to 60 guests are able to comfo...

10
60
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Moroccan-Inspired Back Section

Moroccan-Inspired Back Section

The Moroccan inspired back section of the bar opens up into a versatile yet striking space. Lounges and tables litter the area, lending the back section to cocktail functions as well as sit-down affairs, and casual drinks with friends.

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80
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Amenities & Extras

Food & Beverage

Bar Tab
BYO Drinks
Coffee / Tea
External Catering
Filtered Water
Inhouse Catering

AV Equipment

Microphone
Projector
Speakers
Stage
Teleconference
TV
Video Conferencing

Basic Amenities

Accessible
Accommodation
Air Con
Dance Floor
External Music
Flip Chart
Furniture Hire
Lighting
Natural light
Outdoor Space
Parking
Pens & Paper
Receptionist
Restroom
Room Hire Only
Security
Smoking Area
Whiteboard
WiFi