Plan an Event



Discover a space where elegance meets revelry and intimate moments mingle with shared celebration. Where fine food and warm service promise a memorable setting for your occasion.


The Art Gallery of New South Wales is an iconic and culturally rich location, a place of experience and inspiration. Established in 1871, the dramatic heritage listed façade sets the tone for an impressive event with maximum impact from the moment your guests enter the building. Owned by Matt Moran and Bruce Solomon, Chiswick at the Gallery is the exclusive resident catering company at the Art Gallery of New South Wales.


This extraordinary gallery offers several stunning event spaces including the Grand Court, the Chiswick at the Gallery restaurant, The Modern Australian Gallery, the Restaurant Function Space, Centenary Auditorium and the Domain Theatre. Chiswick at the Gallery provides professional event solutions delivered efficiently and seamlessly. Our experienced event planners will provide you with personalised service and will manage every aspect of your event from start to finish.





Chiswick at the Gallery is the proud winner of the 2018 National Venue Caterer of the Year.

For group reservations of 10 to 30 guests, please contact our reservation team here.

To plan and book your event at Chiswick at the Gallery please view the below information on our available event spaces.



View Our Event Spaces

CAPACITY - 128 to 200 guests

Chiswick at the Gallery Restaurant

This iconic restaurant site features a contemporary dining room with beautiful furnishings and design, casual bar area with a large communal table, and views overlooking Woolloomooloo and Sydney Harbour. The space has capacity for 128 sit-down and 200 cocktail.

CAPACITY - 140 to 180 guests

Restaurant Function Space

With floor-to-ceiling windows showcasing impressive views of Woolloomooloo, this venue provides a unique semi-private space with an abundance of natural light. With capacity for 140 guests for a dinner function or 180 guests for a cocktail event the venue is an ideal location for your next corporate function and can be booked for exclusively by day or night.

CAPACITY - 90 guests

Centenary Auditorium

With tiered seating for up to 90 guests, this fully equipped theatre is a state-of-the-art facility suited to presentations, lectures, film screenings and seminars.

CAPACITY - 170 guests

The Modern Australia Gallery

Located on entry level of the Gallery, this area boasts spectacular views of Woolloomooloo and the Domain accompanied by an ever-changing collection of 20th and 21st Century Australian artworks. With capacity for a cocktail function for up to 170 guests, this venue provides the perfect location for arrival cocktails for a dinner function, or for a drinks reception following a full day conference.

CAPACITY - 350 to 900 guests

Grand Court

Extending beyond the classical vestibule, the Grand Court is the main foyer of the Gallery and the largest space for a function. With capacity for up to 350 guests for a seated dinner and 900 guests for a cocktail function, this venue is the ideal location for a large-scale corporate event.


Please note this space is not available for weddings or social events.

Take a Virtual Tour of Chiswick at the Gallery


Use the arrows to navigate through the restaurant to view our event spaces.