Pop The Bubbly, We’ve Found The Best Spots To Celebrate EOFY!

Pop The Bubbly, We’ve Found The Best Spots To Celebrate EOFY!

We’ll take any excuse for a mid-year soirée!

By Melissa Myrteza | 6th June 2019

The end of financial year is approaching and it’s time to celebrate the hard work and accomplishments of colleagues and companies alike. It’s time to come together and celebrate the team on a night more exciting than Christmas in July, utilising the last of that budget before June 30!

Never celebrated before? The end of the financial year is the perfect opportunity to shake things up at your workplace and we’ve uncovered five of the most popular event spaces to host your EOFY party at! Reward your staff by blowing off some mid-year steam at some of Brisbane’s most epic spaces that even the office nanas won’t pass up for a hot cuppa’. Get ready for the whole team to arrive humming with camaraderie come Monday morning.

Kingpin | Chermside

Ten pins, one ball. Think you’re the office King of the Pin? Kingpin Chermside is one of the most exciting entertainment venues around town, but don’t let the name fool you, it’s so much more than just bowling. This arcade wonderland offers everything from table tennis and pool tables to karaoke, laser tag and escape rooms. Get morale soaring after a long work week with a range of effortless EOFY party packages to choose from with a guaranteed thumbs-up from the staff. Celebrate in privacy in the VIP Room 300, or back the full venue hire for bigger parties. After a few arcade games, you can try out the laser tag arena using altered reality or test your staff’s team work skills with the escape room. The office alliances can’t hide, with teams playing for the ultimate domination. You can also expect a range of revamped bistro eats from share platters to individual meals, washed down with a tipple from their fully stocked bar, making it perfect for any workplace. Are you game?


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Brisbane Quarter | CBD

Brisbane’s new favourite retail precinct in the heart of Brisbane’s CBD offers everything from five-star quintessential Australian accommodation to exclusive retailers and fine dining like Persone and Heritij.


Persone is the perfect intimate dining experience for your EOFY celebrations at Brisbane Quarter. If you are wanting the chance to relax and unwind with your colleagues with EOFY festivities, why not treat the team to exquisite award-winning Italian cuisine? From the owners of Gambaro Caxton Street, Persone is a place to indulge in traditional Italian eats like aged Florentine T-Bones and Sicilian pizza. Catering to your individual event needs, you can hire out their function space for your EOFY party. With a capacity of 250 for cocktail and 12 in the private dining room, Persone is ready to cater to any party event. Their fully stocked bar also means that you can choose from a diverse selection of wines, cocktails and spritzers in the classic Italian style that will have the staff morale higher than ever.


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Asian and Indian gastronomy collide at this modern restaurant located in Brisbane Quarter. Spending your EOFY celebrations on a rooftop overlooking South Brisbane and the beloved Brisbane river is something that the entire staff will love. The Heritij Terrace is ideal for relaxing afternoons or boisterous evenings, with sunsets and views that encourage conversation. Heritij’s exciting infusion menu, showcases the finest Australian produce with traditional Indian techniques. Choose to dine in the Library, the Captains Table, the Wine Room, the Passage or the Terrace, catering from 8 to 400 people. Whether you’re after a quiet corner for a small staff, a long passage for an unusual dining experience, a bar for easy access to bubbles and beer or the entire venue, Heritij can provide the food and beverage package to suit your occasion.


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Jade Buddha Bar | CBD

Known as one of Brisbane’s best function spaces, Jade Buddha Bar is the perfect venue for an exciting evening. Hosting a Cocktails and Canapés EOFY special event including ten mini cocktails with accompanying canapés, it’s your perfect chance to try their delectable creations without committing to the whole thing. Tickets are available at the venue from 5-8pm in the Bamboo room, meaning all the party planning has been done for you! Or, you could host your own event with catering from 10 to 500 guests available, so that you can celebrate the end of the financial year with unbeatable city and river views. Staff bonding has never been more enjoyable with the silver, gold and platinum function food packages for your celebrations on Eagle Street Pier. With a range of diverse function spaces on offer, choose from the Bamboo room, Jade Lounge, Jade Buddha Deck or the elusive Shadow Lounge with 180-degree views, depending on the office vibe. Eagle Street’s bustling dining precinct is the central location that will cater to your every need. With a menu of eastern and western favourites and décor to match, dine on tapas plates, grazing plates or individual meals.


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Topgolf | Gold Coast

If you have been searching for an event space that will make your EOFY occasion unforgettable, look to Australia’s first premier entertainment venue on the Gold Coast. Topgolf is the brilliant combination of your favourite sport with a local hangout that took the US by storm. What better way to celebrate the EOFY than through some friendly rivalry between colleagues? Topgolf is currently offering a huge event special, with 20% off any game play for EOFY parties booked in June and July! Get ready for golf re-imagined with 90 climate-controlled hitting bays, fuelled by food and beverage and the latest music to get the party started. This unique and active entertainment experience can host between 10 to 1000 guests, with their addictive point-scoring golf game being a thrilling option for any age. Alongside your Topgolf time, a range of delectable catering options are available to you from an extensive menu, with free Pretzel Bites for every bay! You can even utilize their add-ons to make your event exceptional like private event spaces, coach transfers, beverage packages, lessons and so much more. Open every day from 9am to late, start off the new financial year with bragging rights!


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Article by Melissa Myrteza

Mel always has one eye on the funkiest happenings around town and the other one on the best ramen joints. When she’s not crossing another country off her bucket list, she’s either reading, painting or sippin’ on a glass of red.

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