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Pubs FAQ’s

That’s what we all want to know! At [PD], We find it’s one of the advantages of being at the forefront of the industry however, some hidden places still slip through the cracks. If you know of a great new venue or space, share your secret, contact us and let us know. To keep updated with the latest news on the newest private dining pubs from our end, become a Member and Join Now.

No, our website is free for anybody to use and we do not charge or accept any commissions or fees on venue bookings or enquiries.

It’s a question that’s often asked. In short, if the pub agrees prior to making your private dining booking then you can. Be aware that the industry standard will charge cakage fees and you may need to sign a waiver for providing food to your guests, that hasn’t been prepared by the pub’s kitchen. Keep in mind there is a real cost to cakage, someone has to portion, serve and wash the crockery and cutlery. In this day and age with food allergies, you need to also check off all the ingredients with all of your guests. In short [PD] believe the best etiquette is to leave it to the experts, as that’s what the pub private dining staff does best.

We love to partner with a new pub with a dedicated private dining space or room. There are several ways in which [PD] can help you generate more targeted enquiries to your business and overall web strategy. Just be aware not every pub falls within our parameters so a site viewing and consultation by one of [PD’S] team will need to be organised.

We have 2 ways to get you started. Email Us or call on +61 3 9328 5488, tell us a little bit about your pub and what you are trying to achieve and one of our BDM’s will be in touch to talk.

Yes, we certainly can help with finding a suitable pub for you to host your upcoming private dining event.

Simply, Click here to view the list of pubs with private dining rooms for hire.

That means we haven’t heard about it yet! We’d love you to share your secret and tell us about it though and value your input. So please email us and tell us all about your pub’s private dining space.

Yes, that’s exactly what we can help you with. Click here to view the list of pubs with private spaces for hire.

We love recommendations. If you’ve had a great experience, own or work at a pub with a dedicated private dining space or room let us know. We like to think we’ve got it all covered, however, we realise we can’t be everywhere at once and appreciate your help and input. Click here to Contact Us with your pub recommendation.

Pubs can often be busy in service hours over lunch 12-3pm and Dinner service 6pm-10pm or expectantly short staffed. A usual response time is a few hours. If you haven’t had any contact over the course of a full work-day contact us and we will chase it up with the venue for you.

Keep in mind some pubs only man the office Monday to Friday if you have enquired on a weekend.