About

Carriageworks

Carriageworks presents five unique function spaces each with a unique urban industrial feel.  Each venue has a wonderfully creative vibe, is cutting edge and contemporary in design together with an engaging, forward thinking atmosphere.

Bay 17 is a theatre space like no other.  It's impressive in scale and has the flexibility to suit large scale performances and rehearsals.  This space is ideal for corporate presentations with the "wow" factor.  Seating up to 800 theatre style to 1,000 guests stand up.

Bay 19 is a flexible space suited to smaller scale exhibitions, screenings, workshops, rehearsals and any number of corporate events.  Stand up capacity is 120.

Bay 20 is a contemporary theatre space suitable for live music, screenings, performance, rehearsals and workshops and like Bay 17 is the ideal venue for memorable corporate presentations.  This flexible space seats up to 270 and its post-industrial feel makes it unique to Sydney.

Tracks 8 & 12 are both versatile venues suitable for theatre, live music and intimate corporate events.  The Tracks are both ideal for private dinners, cocktail parties, exhibitions and corporate training.  They both feature natural light, high ceilings and large double doors with direct access from outside. Seating up to 150 theatre style for Track 8 and 100 for Track 12. Stand Up Cocktail Parties and Dinners up to 150 for Track 8 and 100 for Track 12. 

Cornerstone Bar and Food

Cornerstone Bar and Food, located near to the entrance of Carriageworks offers guests a unique and exciting urban dining and drinking experience.  It's quirky and contemporary with an eclectic mix of original industrial aesthetics combined harmoniously with "new life" features including two suspended gardens hanging from 10 ton gantry cranes which come together to create an exciting and vibrant space.  

Renowned industry designers Humphries and Edwards take inspiration from both the distinctive industrial atmosphere of the former rail yards and the thriving multi-arts space of Carriageworks.  

The menu offers a delicious selection of honest and affordable dishes on its all day dining menu; with casual lunch and dinner menus featuring shared plates and daily specials.  

The bar offers a great line up of beverages including locally crafted beer, the latest and most peculiar blends on the market, a comprehensive selection of international and local wines, a short and sweet list of bespoke cocktails, punch jugs as well as a great selection of the classics.

Cornerstone Bar and Food is alive with great music, weekly food and drink specials, quirky promotions and has a games room for a round of pool or ping pong with friends.

Cornerstone Bar and Food is open to the public as well as performance visitors.  It is also available for exclusive hire.

Seats up to 280 guests and is open Sunday - Wednesday 9am - 5pm; Thursday - Friday 10am - late; Saturday 9am - late.  Cornerstone Bar & Food is available for private bookings outside of these hours. * check http://www.freshcatering.com.au/our-venues/carriageworks/dining/bar-and-food for special opening holidays on public holidays *

Theatre Bar

Fresh Catering operate the Theatre Bar at select times for performances only.  1 hour before a performance; at interval drinks and on request, post show.

Fresh Catering

All food and beverage at Carriageworks and Cornerstone Bar and Food is exclusively provided by Fresh Catering, one of Sydney’s finest and most awarded caterers. Cornerstone Bar and Food joins Fresh Catering's retail venues which include Museum of Contemporary Art's MCA Cafe, Sydney Living Museum's Vaucluse House Tea Rooms; Sydney Theatre Company's The Bar at the End of the Wharf and Alliance Francais' Le Grand Cafe. 

Fresh Catering exclusively manage the catering for The Museum of Contemporary Art's Level 5 Rooftop Venues MCA Cafe and Sculpture Terrace; Sydney Living Museum's Vaucluse House Tea Rooms and Elizabeth Bay House; The Concourse at Chatswood as well as working with many other exciting venues throughout Sydney.

Fresh Catering, who have been in operation since 1999, pride themselves on providing superior catering and customer service, whether it be a small lunch or an event for thousands, each function is handled with the utmost professionalism; attention to detail and “can do” attitude.