Stanley’s historic façade and the Brisbane River run either side of the front deck making it the ultimate premium location. Fully retractable awnings overhead and circulating misting fans provide comfort year-round whilst guests nestle into and assortment of both high and low furniture with panoramic views spanning from the Story Bridge to the city skyline.


  • Speeches
  • Private Bar
  • AV Options ($)
  • River Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Weather Protected

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you cater for special dietary requirements?

We can cater to all special dietary requirements. Our team is passionate about providing guests with special dietary requirements an equitable and memorable experience.  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.

Is there any AV included?

Each part of Stanley features in-house speakers that play our house music.  Additional AV such as microphones for speeches is only permitted in Stanley Upstairs or Full Venue exclusive hires at an additional cost.

Can I bring a cake?

You are welcome to bring a cake for a celebration; a $5 per person up to a maximum of $50 cakeage fee applies.  We can store, cut and serve the cake to your guests.

What furniture is included, and can I bring decorations?

Table layouts are per standard restaurant configuration. Please keep this in mind when allocating guests to tables.

You are welcome to bring some small table decorations for your event however please keep in mind that with menus designed to share, we do require space on the table for food and beverage service.

Is the venue fully private?

All section hire bookings should note that during normal operating hours there will be other diners in other areas of the restaurant.

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.

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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!

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