FAQ’S

Accessibility 
Our lift is not currently operating, and we do have 2 sets of stairs to access the venue. Keep an eye on this page as we are working on a solution. We will update when our lift is in action.

Bookings/Reservations
Bookings can be made online at Drifter’s Wharf. Bookings are for 2 hours. You will be welcome to stay past your allocated booking time if your table is not re-booked after you. If it is re-booked, you can move to another space in the venue or have a drink at the bar. 

If you would like to book for over 10 people, please email us at bookings@drifterswharf.com.au or phone us on 02 4304 5958.

Running late?
Call and let us know, however we can get busy! So if we don’t answer, don’t stress, just get here as soon as you can. We will hold your table for 30 minutes. 

Credit card pre-authorisation:  We require a $20 per head credit card pre-authorisation. 
This is not a deposit, just a credit card pre authorisation. Nothing gets charged to your card unless you are a no show or you cancel with less than 24 hours notice. 

Cancellation
We require 24 hours notice for cancellations. This can be done via the booking link, via email bookings@drifterswharf.com.au or phone 02 4304 5958.  If you don’t cancel prior to 24 hours of your booking, you will be charged the pre-authorisation. 

Cakeage
You are welcome to bring your own cake. We charge a $2 per person fee which can be paid on the day. The Host/Hostess or Manager on arrival to coordinate this. 

Children 
Underage guests are welcome in the venue until 9 pm, as long as they are accompanied by a parent or guardian. However this is at the discretion of the Manager on Duty and Security. 

Decorations 
You are welcome to bring in decorations and balloons, all we ask is that you take them with you when you leave. 

Dress Code
Smart casual, generally speaking, thongs and singlets should be avoided and not accepted after 6pm on weekends. Please note all guests’ entry at our venue is up to the discretion of the management. 

Functions & Events
We would love you to book a function with us for any bookings over 10 guests. Give us a call on 02 4304 5958 or email bookings@drifterrswharf.com.au

Drifters Social
The Social Club is free before 9pm, unless it is a fully ticketed event. The cover charge, on a non ticketed Saturday night after 9pm is $10 for Drifters Social Club members and  $15 for non-members.
You can buy tickets on the door or via www.drifterswharf.oztix.com.au
Head over to our facebook page for more information: www.facebook.com/Drifterssocialclub

Gigs
If a gig is not sold out, can you always buy a ticket on the door. However we always encourage you to pre-purchase so you don’t miss out. We know you are excited to plan your night, however we will generally only be able to release the set times on the day of the event, where possible. Generally the doors will open around 8pm so if you are wanting dinner beforehand we suggest booking around 6pm. 

Parking
We have parking in the front of our venue, 4 hour parking across the road and unlimited parking on the foreshore near the swimming pool.

Join the Team
We are always on the lookout for Hospo Superstars to come and join the team. Email your CV to jobs@drifterswharf.com.au or pop in and chat to a manager. 

Shuttle service
We offer a complimentary shuttle service from 5pm until close every Friday and Saturday and on any special event nights. Please speak to our staff on the night to arrange. 

Dog Friendly
We welcome small furry friends at Drifters. Your dogs are most welcome on the deck. Please bring doggie bags and keep them on-leash and off the chairs when they are at the tables with you. 

Gift Vouchers
A Drifters Wharf gift card is the perfect gift for any occasion. You can purchase various denominations via HERE.