★ COcktail Parties  ★ 

Kick up your heels at Brisbane’s best cocktail party venue

There’s no chance of suffering through awkward dinner conversation in our vibrant cocktail party venue. Put a little ruffle in your feathers with a special cocktail function at The Defiant Duck. Whether you’re mixing with a select group of partiers or extending an invite to every family member in the flock, a cocktail celebration at the Duck is sure to be a hit.

Our cocktail party areas range in size to suit your personal guest list.



We offer different food and beverage packages that can be customised to suit any occasion, budget and taste. We know that it’s hard work being the belle of the ball, which is why our event manager is on hand to ensure your function goes swimmingly and you don’t end up looking like a goose!


To make a booking or an enquiry, please click the button below, email us at functions@thedefiantduck.com.au or call (07) 3252 1581.


★ Cocktail Functions: Capacities ★

FULL VENUE – Up to 500 cocktail style

THE BAR – Up to 200 cocktail style

ALFRESCO AREA – Up to 200 cocktail style

THE NEST – Up to 70 cocktail style

★ Cocktail Party Packages  ★

Pull on the brightest clothes in your wardrobe and prepare to meet your next event with gusto. Our staff members will save you the trouble of waddling through the city in search of suppliers. With a wide selection of cocktail catering options and beverage packages to match, your vibrant cocktail party will have everything it could need.

Our cocktail function menu features a range of table-based platters and circulated canapés.

With our broad range of function areas and packages, a cocktail setting can be suited to:

Birthdays | Anniversaries | Reunions | Corporate launches | Engagement parties

★ Cocktail Party Theming & Styling  ★

We can also assist with recommendations for further table decorations, music, entertainment, or photography – or at an additional cost, we will happily make the preparations for you.

★ spaces ★

We have three cocktail party spaces available for hire. Additionally, you can choose to hire exclusive use of the entire venue.


★ full venue ★

For expansive guest lists, you can have the run of the place for a night.

★ the bar ★

Thirsty guests will enjoy exclusive bar access in a social setting.

★ Alfresco Area ★

Keep your cocktail party low-key with our lounges and pool table.


★ the nest ★

Our vibrant dining room will keep the energy going throughout the night.

★ Enquire Now ★

If you would like to enquire about hosting your cocktail party at the Defiant Duck, click the enquire now button below, or call (07) 3252 1581