Brisbane Function Venue Hire

Fancy getting your beak wet with a group of your nearest and dearest? The Defiant Duck is Brisbane’s ultimate function venue and boasts a range of event spaces for hire for your next social gathering or corporate event, whether it be intimate or large.

    • No room hire fees
    • A range of indoor and outdoor event spaces
    • Flexible cocktail party packages
    • Sit down menus available

Limited Time Offer

Host your next event at The Duck to enjoy this special offer!

Set Menu Options

Celebrate your next function or event with a special set menu.

$49pp, Set Menu 1 – Two Course (Shared Banquet with shared sides)

$49pp, Set Menu 2 – Two Course Menu (Individual entree & main)

Functions & Events

For intimate functions and events, our secluded private dining space is available for up to 70 guests and is the perfect spot for you to ruffle your feathers. Otherwise if you’re more inclined to be out amongst the action, keep it low-key and casual with a round at the bar and a game of pool in our alfresco area. We also have communal dining tables that lend themselves perfectly to long lunches and knock off drinks. The Defiant Duck can be hired for full venue functions for up to 500 people.

Function Spaces

Host your next event at our unique function venue where great food and comfort come together in classic southern style.

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The Bar

Sitting: 150  |  Standing: 200

For an event with energy and atmosphere, celebrate in the heart of our venue. Enjoy modern features and easy access to the bar in a friendly open spaced area.

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Sitting: 120  |  Standing: 200

Enjoy exclusive use of the booth-style lounges and pool table overlooking the greenery of Gasworks plaza.

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The Dining Room

Sitting: 45  |  Standing: 70

Gather your loved ones for an intimate meal or large scale banquet in this bright and vibrant dining space.

Full Venue Hire

Standing: 500

For important corporate events, why not consider full venue hire? You will have exclusive access to our entire venue, bar and kitchen.

Function Packages

Situated in the Gasworks precinct, the Defining Duck dishes up an all-star American fair and will host your event with true Southern style hospitality. To compliment their hearty dishes the Defiant Duck offers 24 craft and local tap beers and an extensive wine list.

Start Planning Your Next Function

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