Functions

The hotel has 2 function areas:

1) The Upstairs Main function room (suitable for large groups 40-160)

The main function room is located on the 1st level of the hotel (access via 25 stairs) this air conditioned area has the ability to be booked as a completely private function room. Facilities: 2 x pool tables, Pin Ball Machine, Ping Pong Table, 2 x flat screen’s, a 2.4 meter multi media projector and screen (all media types compatible) PA system with video jukebox (Over 3000 songs), male and female restrooms, outdoor smoking room, dance floor area, disco and stage lighting, fully stocked Private bar with 6 beers on tap including Craft Beers.

This area is suitable for any special occasion.

This area is suitable for children under strict adult supervision.

2) The Downstairs Oar house (suitable for smaller groups under 35)

The Oar House is located on the ground floor of the hotel and is suitable for disabled access, this area is located between the dining room and the beer garden, it contains a private area with seating for up to 35 people.

A minimum spend of $600 for food only applies to this room – no minimum spend for the bar.

The Oar house has 1 flat screen television capable of all media displays. There are in house speakers in this area and the music volume can be adjusted as requested. This area is suitable for children under strict adult supervision. Bar service is from the hotels restaurant bar (20 metres away).

COSTING:

(1) Main function room, $500 deposit with a minimum Bar spend of $1000 not including food/entertainment. In the event of not reaching $1000 the $500 deposit is forfeited. In the event of any damage to the Hotels property the deposit is forfeited.
SECURITY: A one off charge of $40 per hour will be charged for the supply of 1 licensed security guards for your function

(2) The Oar house, $100 deposit, upon arrival you receive $100 refunded. The deposit is simply to reserve this area for you and your guests.

Function Options:

Work parties, Birthdays, Bucks parties, send offs, baby showers, book launches…. YOU NAME IT!

Email Publican Michael for function enquires: michael@friendinhand.com.au

You can have a Crab Racing @ your private or corporate function, just call Michael on 0417 418 429 for a quote

Having a Bucks Nights / Hens Nights: An idea for your friend or family’s big day! We call it the Hound In Hand? Arrive at the hotel early Saturday enjoy an afternoon on the Punt in the main bar with your friends and our locals or go upstairs to our private function room and enjoy a game of Pool or Ping Pong in the company of our female or male wait staff, Then around 5.30pm you can enjoy an early dinner in Restaurant. Then it’s a quick 5 min stroll (downhill) to Wentworth Park Dog Track for a night at the track!!

Closing Times

The hotel closes at 12 midnight Monday to Saturday and 10pm Sunday. All function guests and hotel patrons must vacate licensed premises within 20minutes after closing.

FUNCTION CATERING

The Byrne family (Hotel Owners) have the pleasure in submitting the following selections of cocktail style Platters that can be prepared and delivered to tables within the hotel's function room, piping hot at the time you request (Until 10: 30 pm ) for your private function.
Anything is possible, if you desire the freshest seafood from the Sydney Fish Markets or any alternative…
Please call Michael Byrne 0417418429 or email michael@friendinhand.com.au for a quote.

ADDITIONAL COSTINGS
If you require additional hotel staff for the service of your catering we charge an additional $180.00 per staff member.

DECORATIONS

Please feel free to decorate the room as you require / Please only use Blue Tack not Sticky Tape. If you require Balloons / Decorations , please call Michael Byrne 0417418429 for a quote.
Note all decorations must be removed by lunch time the day following or a charge will be deducted from the Deposit.

CATERING OPTIONS

From The BBQ
Lamb BBQ mini skew QTY 25: $55.00
Beef bbq mini skew 25: $47.00
Chicken bbq mini skew 25: $47.00
Lamb Kofta 25: $64.00
Marinades, Greek, Italian, Lemon Pepper or Satay

From The Oven
Mini Lamb and Rosemary Pies 24: $39.00
Cocktail Mini Beef Pies 24: $20.00
Cocktail Sausage Rolls 24: $20.00
Arancini Balls Fig & Blue cheese (V) 30: $45.00
Curry Veg Rolls (V) 24: $23.00
Sundried Tomato Olive Rolls(V) 24: $23.00
Chicken Devil Wings 26: $26.00
Gourmet Mini Beef Meat Balls 60: $30.00
Chicken Tender Bites Sweet Chilli 30: $55.00
Spinach & Cheese Triangles (V) 30: $26.00
Ricotta Cheese Pastizzi (V) 24: $30.00
Ricotta Bacon Pastizzi 24: $30.00
Chicken Satay Mini Pies 24: $30.00
Thai Chicken Mini Pies 24: $40.00

From The States
Mini Burgers
Cheese Sliders 12: $36.00
Pork Sliders 12: $36.00
Chicken Sliders 12: $36.00
Haloumi Sliders (V) 12: $36.00
Mini Hot Dogs 12: $36.00
Crumbed Chicken Breast Nuggets 30: $26.00

From The Sea
Fresh Syd Markets King Prawns 1 kg: P.O.A
Fresh Syd Oysters Natural 24: P.O.A
Tempura Mini Fish Cocktails 30: $26.00
Mini Calamari Chips 1kg: $26.00
Tempura Prawns 30: $66.00
Green Curry Prawn Spring Rolls (V) 24: $32.00
Salt & Peppper Calamari 1kg: $32.00

From The East

Middle Eastern Falafels (V) 24: $24.00
Middle Eastern Sambousky (V) 36: $32.00
Lamb Kofta 24: $64.00
Lamb Kibbi 24: $38.00
Vegetable Kibbi (V) 24: $38.00

Asian Style
Asian Veg Cocktail Spring Rolls (V) 50: $20.00
Asian Veg Cocktail Samosa (V) 50: $20.00
Asian Curry Mini Puffs (V) 50: $38.00
Pork Wontons 40: $36.00
Seafood Wontons 40: $40.00
Chicken Dim Sims 60: $32.00