We know how to celebrate at the Hotel Illawong! From intimate beachside gatherings to spectacular large events, our team of in-house experts will help to bring your special occasion to life in our private function spaces, through exceptional catering and affordable on-site accommodation.
Enjoy a private, outdoor space under the stars! This upstairs venue offers buffet-style meals or finger food catering and features a full staffed, private bar, stocked with a popular range of drinks that can be customised to suit your event (no on-tap options are available on The Top Deck).
Capacity: Minimum of 40 guests (maximum capacity approx. 100)
The Alex O’Brien Sports Bar is an easily accessible, private indoor space for your next special occasion! Offering convenient access to the main bar and our full range of on-tap and craft beers, cocktails and premium whiskeys, this venue also includes a laid-back cocktail lounge and large screens for digital presentations.
Capacity: Up to 60 guests
Accessed via the beer garden, this area features an undercover deck with ample seating and convenient access to the main bar. Impress your guests with a great atmosphere and an awesome line-up of live music every weekend. Please note that the area will be sectioned off as there will be other patrons around
Capacity: Space for seated events, 20-60 guests
We love to party and great catering is our specialty! Our selection of popular easy-to-eat canapes and finger food is served on platters and are a convenient solution to feeding a crowd and perfect for those looking for a small but satisfying bite! If your event calls for a sit-down meal, our range of buffet style meals are the perfect solution for those who love variety.
We are happy to customise your event menu, if you need a little inspiration, let us know your function size, preferences and budget and we will design a menu to suit your event style and budget.
Hotel Illawong Pub Rooms are a convenient and affordable accommodation option in Evans Head.
All our rooms have reverse-cycle air-conditioning, in-room TV, fresh linen and towels supplied, as well as tea and coffee facilities for those that want a refresher after a long drive. We also have rooms that conveniently open out on to the Top Deck Function Area.