Terms and Conditions

Room Hire

You will have exclusive access to the entire upper level – function room and private bar.

Providing your numbers meet our minimum there is no room hire charge.

Room Access

For evening functions room access will be provided from 4pm on the day of the event and for lunchtime functions access will be from 11am the morning of the event.

Final Numbers

A week prior to your event a final meeting will be held with your function coordinator, whereby full details will be confirmed, including final numbers. This figure will form the basis of your account.

Special Dietary Requirements

With sufficient notice, catering for vegetarians, vegans, and any other specific dietary requirements is possible. In addition should any of your guests have allergies to particular ingredients, it is essential to stipulate this prior to the event, so that alternative options can be arranged.

Function Deferral / Cancellation

Should unfortunate circumstances force you to defer or cancel your event, your deposit will only be refunded when the date is re-booked by another client.


Any security requirements will be addressed on an individual event basis.

Underage Drinking

The Hobson Stores does not permit underage drinking. It is illegal by law for any person to purchase on behalf or give alcohol to any person under the age of 18. The Hobson Stores reserves the right to exclude or eject any persons assisting or partaking in underage drinking.

Damage / Cleaning

Organisers are financially responsible for any damage sustained to The Hobson Stores premises or equipment. Either by the client/organiser, attendees contracted by the client, the function guests, invitees or other persons attending the function whether in the room reserved, or any area of The Hobson Stores.
Should the premises require any extraordinary attention with regards to cleaning, such as steam cleaning of carpet, the cost will be borne by the client/organiser.


The Hobson Stores is a non-smoking venue; however it is possible for guests to smoke outside in our approved outdoor beer garden.

Band meals must be provided under the Musicians Award and will be charged at $15 per musician/entertainer.

Management reserves the right to exclude or eject any and all objectionable persons from The Hobson Stores premises without liability.

The Hobson Stores does not accept any responsibility for damage or loss of merchandise left at The Hobson Stores prior to or after the function.

Bar service in all areas of The Hobson Stores will cease at 12.45am Liquor Licensing dictates that the venue is vacated within 30 minutes of the bar closing.

Confetti and rice are not to be thrown in any area of The Hobson Stores.

All menus are subject to seasonal availability.

Please Note: Prices are subject to change without notice.

Booking Confirmation

To confirm and secure your booking a $200 deposit payment will be required, with the balance due and payable immediately following the event completion. Please advise us of your invoice requirements.

All cheques must be made payable to The Hobson Stores.

All major credit cards are accepted. Amex attracts 3% surcharge

Thank you for your enquiry and we look forward to working with you to ensure your upcoming event is a very memorable occasion.

Please do not hesitate to contact us on 9521 0370 if you have any queries, would like to make a booking or wish to come in and meet with us and check out…