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The best of Bavaria is coming to Shellharbour! This brand new, family-friendly venue located in the picturesque waterfront dining precinct of the regions largest shopping, dining and entertainment destinations offers an unrivalled range of Bavarian food, pure imported biers and non-stop sports entertainment broadcast across several big screens. The Bavarian Shellharbour will accommodate up...

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The best of Bavaria is coming to Shellharbour! This brand new, family-friendly venue located in the picturesque waterfront dining precinct of the regions largest shopping, dining and entertainment destinations offers an unrivalled range of Bavarian food, pure imported biers and non-stop sports entertainment broadcast across several big screens. The Bavarian Shellharbour will accommodate up to 400 guests with 300 seats spilling out onto an al fresco, timber-decked dining area adjacent to the boardwalk overlooking the natural waterway. Relax with a stein and enjoy the naturally lit interior, hanging plants with cascading greenery,  the ultimate indoor/outdoor dining experience that reflects the relaxed coastal lifestyle of the region.

Features & Facilities

Facilities

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Near Public Transport .glyphicons-train
Easy Parking .glyphicons-cars
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Event Guidelines

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Catering Options

Bar Tab
Gluten Free
Vegetarian / Vegan
Liquor Licence
Restaurant On Site

Frequently Asked Questions

The Bavarian Shellharbour is open 7 days a week, 11am - late.
To enquire about holding an event with us at The Bavarian Shellharbour, please follow the link below to fill out an enquiry form.
https://www.rockpoolevents.com/contact-us
An Events Manager will contact you to provide further information and to discuss requirements for your upcoming event.
The diverse menu offers something for everyone, including traditional Bavarian favourites, such as The Bavarian's legendary crispy pork knuckle, crackling pork belly, a range of classic German and gourmet sausages, shared platters, and an assortment of schnitzels.The menu also has a contemporary spin with lighter bites such as chicken wings, pork bao buns and spicy squid, a range of loaded schnitzels with generous toppings and build-your-own salads from a checklist of fabulous, fresh ingredients.
Yes, our venue is available for exclusive hire. The Bavarian Shellharbour offers a bright, modern spacious venue which lends itself to both corporate and private exclusive events. Please contact our Events Team with your enquiry.
At The Bavarian Shellharbour we do not have any private event spaces. However, our venue is very spacious and we can accommodate large groups across our main dining floor.
Yes, our menu can accommodate a wide range of dietary requirements such as vegetarian, vegan and gluten free. Please specify dietary requirements when enquiring.
We are a fully licensed restaurant, therefore we do not allow BYO.
Yes, for all events at The Bavarian Shellharbour a set menu is required. We offer 3 different set menus including a shared platter concept menu. Alternatively we offer both a platter and canape menu perfect for cocktail style events.
A set menu is implemented to ensure the highest quality of food and service for larger parties.
Yes, we offer both beverages on consumption and beverage packages. If you opt for beverages consumption, our recommendation is to pre-select:
1 x Sparkling/Champagne
2 x White Wine
2 x Red Wine
3 x Beers
Yes, The Bavarian Shellharbour offers a bright, spacious modern venue which can accommodate both a wedding ceremony and/or reception.
Yes, you may. Additonally, the Rockpool Dining Group Events Team can provide you with contacts to assist you with visually styling your event. Kindly note all decorations excluding floral arrangements are restricted to exclusive events only.

Please note we do not allow glitter, confetti or any decorations of offence.
Yes, The Bavarian Shellharbour is a child-friendly venue. We offer a kinder menu and can also provide highchairs for your little ones. Kindly note all children must be accompanied by their legal parent or guardian at all times.
Yes The Bavarian Shellharbour has disabled access and access to disabled facilities.
You are able to bring in your own cake. Please note, should you wish to provide your own cake, a cakeage fee will apply.
The Bavarian Shellharbour is a fun and casual venue, as is our dress code. We kindly ask for no offensive slogans or logos.
We are able to hold group bookings for a maximum of 24 hours as it is a live booking system. For larger events, please speak to one of our Event Managers - this is dependent on other enquiries and the timeframe of the event
The venue has 7 TV's on site. We have teamed up with a professional third party supplier who are able to deliver every AV need for your event. Please note, AV may only be used in private spaces or when the venue has been hired exclusively.
A room hire fee is subject to the venue and is event specific. A room hire fee and/or minimum spends will be provided upon quoting.
A minimum spend is the amount that must be met on food and beverage purchases. It includes staffing costs. If, at the conclusion of your Event the minimum spend has not been met, the final bill will be rounded up to reach this amount accordingly. The deficit is payable on the day of and immediately after the conclusion of the Event, by cash or credit card. Additional costs such as Service Charge, theming, security, AV etc is not included in the minimum spend.
A Service Charge is applicable on all groups of 10 guests or more.
At Stockland Shellharbour there are over 3,000 outdoor and undercover car spaces for free!
Stockland Shellharbour is conveniently located on Lake Entrance Road in Shellharbour City Centre, approximately 20 kilometres south of the Wollongong CBD. The Centre is easily accessible by bus or taxi.
Yes, a 15% public holiday surcharge applies across all Rockpool Dining Group venues.
Yes, The Bavarian Shellharbour accepts all credit cards: AMEX, Visa, Mastercard and Diners.
As per Qantas' Terms & Conditions, clients who are Qantas Frequent Flyer members are not eligible to earn, or redeem points for function, event, large groups and private dining room bookings.

Event Rooms

Bar

Min 10 people, Max 34 people

Alfresco Dining

Min 12 people, Max 200 people

Main Dining Room

Min 12 people, Max 335 people

Exclusive Use

Min 300 people, Max 560 people

Event Room Layouts

Theatre
Classroom
U-Shape
Cabaret
Boardroom
Banquet
Cocktail
Hollow Square
Exhibition
Bar
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34
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Alfresco Dining
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200
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Main Dining Room
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335
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Exclusive Use
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560
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Theatre
Classroom
U-Shape
Cabaret
Boardroom
Banquet
Cocktail
Hollow Square
Exhibition
Bar
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34
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Alfresco Dining
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200
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Main Dining Room
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335
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Exclusive Use
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560
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