Italian Restaurant & Bar

Located at the New Farm end of the precinct, Ciao Papi’s Italian Kitchen is the perfect spot to sit and take in the river views whilst enjoying a drink, nibble, long-lunch or family dinner.

Reservations for our Italian restaurant are available for groups of any size. To book for a group of over 30 guests, please contact the reservations team on 07 3188 9090 or email

Groups of 10 or more will be required to dine from one of the Ciao Papi group menus.

Please be aware that a discretionary 7% service charge is added to the total bill for large reservations.
Please note: 10% surcharge applies on Sundays | 15% surcharge applies on public holidays


Frequently Asked Questions

Can you cater for special dietary requirements?

We can cater to all special dietary requirements and our team are passionate about providing guests with special dietary requirements with an equitable and memorable experience. For group menu bookings, dietary requirements are required seven (7) days prior to your event.

Whilst we take the highest care in providing all guests dietary requirements, products such as eggs, gluten, nuts, dairy, pork etc. are used throughout our kitchen and we cannot guarantee that all products that are used will not cause cross-contamination with the guest’s dietary needs.

Can we split our bill?

We don’t offer split bills however can place Me&U beacons on the table allowing guests to order and pay separately. For group bookings on our banquet menu, we suggest paying in advance, transferring to one account or bringing cash in on the day.

Can I bring decorations?

We don’t allow balloons or other decorations in our venue due to our sustainability initiative.

Can I bring a cake?

You are welcome to bring a cake for a celebration. We do charge a $3pp cakeage fee  (up to a maximum of $60). Please note, we are unable to store or serve the cake. We can assist with plates and cutlery as required.

Can I choose where I sit?

We offer seating on our covered al fresco deck or Glass House over high and low seating. If you have a preference, let us know and we will try to accommodate on the day but please be aware it is not guaranteed. Larger group sizes will be seated on adjacent tables.

Are there bathrooms located close by?

There are bathrooms located within the restaurant.  All bathrooms within the HSW precinct are provided for patrons and general public.

Is there wheelchair access?

All sections of our restaurant are accessible.

Do you allow minors to dine?

Ciao Papi welcomes minors to dine with us. Table service will be provided, and no alcoholic beverages will be served to tables of minors that do not have responsible adults present at the table.

Event Spaces

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Ciao Papi Exclusive

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Located at the New Farm end of the precinct, Ciao Papi is the perfect riverfront location to sit and take in the river views whilst relaxing over a delicious Italian meal. If you are looking for a riverfront location to host your long-lunch celebration or famiglia-style dinner – Ciao Papi is the place. If you’d […]

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Ciao Papi Glass House

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Ciao Papi’s waterfront, air-conditioned space, the Glass House, is perfect for corporate or private lunches and dinners. Its chic, bold and eclectic interiors with floor to ceiling windows looking out to the Story Bridge makes this space one to remember. Utilise the private garden for arrival drinks to elevate your event. Private Section Hire Available […]

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Ciao Papi Nonna’s Table

20 Seated

Nonna’s table is a semi private dining room in the Glass House that opens out onto the lawn. Nonna’s Table is perfect for smaller groups, seating up to 20 guests. Section Hire Available Lunch – Friday to Sunday Dinner – Monday to Sunday Features Frequently Asked Questions

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Reservations are available for groups of any size.

Please click the ‘make a booking’ button below to view Ciao Papi dining options for groups of up to 30 guests.

To book for a group of over 30 guests, please contact the reservations team on 07 3188 9090 or email

Groups of 8 or more will be required to dine from one of our group menus.

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Please select your date, time and number of guests, then select your preferred location from the venue options at Howard Smith Wharves.

It will show all available options for your group size.

Walk-ins always welcome at Mr Percivals, Stanley Bar, Felons Brewing Co. and Felons Barrel Hall.

We look forward to welcoming you to The Wharves!

Want to book an event? Visit our events page