Functions

Would you like to host your special occasion with us, up here on the cliff-tops in Port Willunga?

We are proud to call the Fleurieu Peninsula home, known internationally as part of the McLaren Vale wine region, and locally part of the Onkaparinga Council area.

We love our spot on the cliffs of this stunning part of South Australia, and we know you will, too. A pretty special spot for some memories, we think!

Wedding, birthday, party – whatever you’re celebrating, we love celebrating at our place.

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Functions @ Star of Greece

    At the Star of Greece, we think life’s full of reasons to celebrate…we can help you celebrate your next function.  Our team will take the stress away from you and make your event seriously memorable.

    Pop the bubbly, bring out the platters, don your dancing shoes, and enjoy  delicious food and your favourite company.

    Our iconic venue is named after the famous Star of Greece shipwreck, which sadly sunk not far from shore here in 1888.

     

    When do I need a function menu?

    Groups of 10 to 20 people are required to select the Chefs Menu.   Children can select from the children’s menu or a la carte menu. Groups will be accommodated in the main restaurant, Terrace or Southside  and depending, on size, may be on two tables.  Tables are allocated on the day of dining and we do our best to accommodate all requests.  please be aware tables are allocated based on the day you book, so get it early!

    For groups of 20 or more we offer the Southside room, accommodating up to 26 people.  The seaside deck becomes an awesome outside option if weather permits.   This room is also available for smaller groups looking to have a private space. Be aware though, that other customers pass through one end of the room en route to bathrooms.   The minimum spend is $5k.

    Large bookings can book the entire venue exclusively and prices are based on a minimum spend.

    We do not book the outside deck without having an inside option.  We confirm bookings inside and note a preference for the outside deck, unless you are booking private spaces as mentioned above.

     

    Capacities

    Seated Meals:  Southside 26

    Total (Southside, Restaurant & Terrace) 100

    Cocktail

    Total (Southside, Restaurant & Terrace) 120

     

    Menu Options

    We offer a Chefs Menu and Function Menu (both are shared style food) depending on the size of your booking.  Chefs Menu applies for bookings of 10- 20 guests, thereafter the Function menu applies.  Our food is shared style, however, those with dietary requirements will have individual serves.

    For an additional cost per person, your guests can select their own entree, main course and dessert.  Price is on application and subject to availability.

     

    Chefs Menu $95 per person (for bookings of 10 to 20 people) Each course is shared

    Bread + olives

    Salt & pepper Port Willunga squid

    Local South Australian fish ceviche or sashimi style

    Fish of the Day

    Beef eye fillet

    Sides of salad or veg and potatoes

     

    Chefs Menu + Dessert or Cheese platter $105 per person

     

    Function Menu $85 per person (For bookings of 21 or more) each course is shared

    Bread + olives

    Salt & pepper Port Willunga squid

    Fish of the Day

    Beef eye fillet

    Sides of salad or veg and potatoes

    Function Menu + dessert or cheese $95 per person

    Seasonal menus will be provided two weeks prior to your event to enable the chef to use fresh, seasonable produce.

     

    Cocktail Menu $120 per person

    15 dishes around the room (hot & cold)

    Sample dishes:

    SA fried prawns with Asian salad and nan jim dressing

    Hervey bay scallops with chilli almond butter, citrus salad

    Confit duck leg terrine, pickled golden beetroot, puff rice

    Wagyu beef ragu, sourdough, Parmesan

    Tomato and goats ricotta tartlets, garlic, basil

     

    Beverage Packages

    You can select from our beverage packages below, price per person,  or order from the current wine list.

    All packages include sparking wine x 1, cider x 1, beers x 2, rose x 1, white and red wine x 2 of each.  You will be provided with the list from which to select two weeks prior to your event.

     

    Time                   Basic

    3 hour                 $73

    4 hour                 $85

    5 hour                 $95

     

    Star of Greece practises responsible service of alcohol at all times.  Should it be necessary, guest may be refused alcohol if they are deemed to be intoxicated.

     

    ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW AND FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

     

    We have a range of really well trained staff to cook, serve, and manage the on-the-day operations of your function.

    Rest assured – we’ll make your functions dreams come true.

    Seating plans for exclusive events can be provided on request.  Bookings of 10-20 will be allocated tables on the day and may be placed on two adjacent tables.

    Music & AV

    Live music and or a DJ is only permitted when the entire venue is booked exclusively. For non-exclusive events, music will be selected by the venue.  Bookings for the Southside or outside deck area will have music selected by the venue.

    Speeches cannot be undertaken unless the venue has been hired exclusively.

    Outside Food

    Please be advised we do not allow any food, including cakes, to be consumed on the premises.  Our staff will place a candle in a dessert and share in the birthday celebrations.  Weddings hiring the venue exclusively can discuss these arrangements with our function manager.

    Venue Hire

    There is no venue hire, however, a seasonal spend applies depending on the day of the week and time of the year. Contact us with your preferred date and we can advise accordingly. Items that can be used towards the minimum spend include – all food served by the venue, beverage packages, wine, spirits, beers, softs drinks, tea/coffee.

    Access Timing & Set Up

    Lunch service commences at 12 noon, with last drinks at 4.30 pm and all guests must depart by 5.00 pm. Dinner functions commence at 6.30 pm with last drinks served at 11.30 pm and completed by midnight.  Guests can access the venue for decorations between 10 am and 12 noon for lunch events and between 5.00 pm and 6.00 pm for evening functions. If any set-up is to be done by Star of Greece staff, the cost of set up will be passed onto the customers based on the amount of time needed.

    Star of Greece will provide tables, chairs, glasses, cutlery & crockery for all function bookings.  We do not permit bringing in your own tables, chairs, cutlery, glasses or crockery.

    Cocktail events require the removal of most furniture and returning after the event which attracts a labor cost of $500 per event.

    Confirmation / Deposit / Payment

    A tentative booking can be made, however, bookings are not confirmed until a deposit of $500 has been paid. Bookings can be made online for groups of 10-20 where you will be promoted to select your menu and pay the appropriate deposit.

    A surcharge of 15% applies to bookings on public holidays.

    Credit card incur a charge of 1%.

    Cancellations

    If for unforeseen circumstances you are unable to attend your event, the deposit may be refunded up to fifteen business days prior to the function, after this time it is non-refundable.

    Final payment must be paid 7 days prior to your event, after which time the final payment in non-refundable.

    Linen

    Can we bring in linen table cloths?  Yes, the price is $20 per cloth to hire in and cover additional costs of labor.

     

    Prices and menus are subject to change.

  • Seasonal Function Food Packages

    When do I need a function menu?

    Groups of 10 tor more are required to select the Chefs Menu.  Children can select from the children’s menu or a la carte menu.  Any dietary requirements will receive individual serves for each course. Groups  of 10-19 will be accommodated in the main restaurant and depending on size, may be on two tables.

    For groups of 20 or more we offer the Southside Room, accommodating up to 26 people.  The seaside deck becomes an awesome outside option if weather permits.   This room is also available for smaller groups looking to have a private space. Be aware though, that other customers pass through one end of the room en route to bathrooms.   The minimum spend is $5k.

    Large bookings can book the entire venue exclusively and prices are based on a minimum spend.

     

    Chefs Menu $95 per person (10 people +) each course is shared style

     

    Sample Menu

    Bread + olives

    Salt & pepper Port Willunga squid

    Local South Australian fish ceviche or sashimi style

    Fish of the Day

    Beef eye fillet

    Sides of salad or veg and potatoes

     

    Chefs Menu + Dessert or Cheese platter $105 per person

     

    Seasonal menus will be provided two weeks prior to your event to enable the chef to use fresh, seasonable produce.

     

    Cocktail Menu $120 per person

    15 dishes around the room (hot & cold)

    Sample dishes:

    SA fried prawns with Asian salad and nan jim dressing

    Hervey bay scallops with chilli almond butter, citrus salad

    Confit duck leg terrine, pickled golden beetroot, puff rice

    Wagyu beef ragu, sourdough, Parmesan

    Tomato and goats ricotta tartlets, garlic, basil

    Menu and pricing are subject to change

    Please be advised that we do not allow food to be consumed on the premises that has been prepared off site. Sorry that includes cakes, but we can place a candle in dessert and sing along with you to share the celebration.

  • Function Beverage Packages

    Beverage Package Prices

    3 hour $73 per person
    4 hour $85 per person
    5 hour $95 per person

    The package includes 1 x sparkling wine, 1 x cider, 3 x beers, 1 x rose, 2 x white wines and 2 x red wines.

    A wine list will be provide two weeks prior to your event from which you can select your choice.  Below are examples of the type of selection.

    Sparkling

    Dunes & Greene Chardonnay Pinot Noir, Angaston SA

    Jansz

    Whites Wines

    Riesling

    Kanta Egon Muller, Adelaide Hills

    Sauvignon Blanc

    Battle of Bosworth, McLaren Vale
    Wirra Wirra “Hiding Champion”, Adelaide Hills

    Other White Varieties and Blends

    Berg Herring Vermentino, McLaren Vale
    Lloyd Brothers Picpoul, McLaren Vale
    Karrawatta “Sophie’s Hill” Pinot Grigio, Adelaide Hills

    Rosé

    Sampson Tall Rose, McLaren Vale

    Red Wines

    Cabernet

    Kangarilla Road, McLaren Vale
    Battle of Bosworth, McLaren Vale
    Woodstock, McLaren Vale

    Shiraz

    Battle of Bosworth “The Puritan”, McLaren Vale
    Rudderless, McLaren Vale

    Other Reds

    Samson Tall Grenache, McLaren Vale                                                                                                                                             Rudderless Malbec, McLaren Vale

    All wines and pricing are subject to change.

     

    For more information on the wines, please visit the wine list under the menu section of the website

  • Styling / Celebrant / Music

    Not sure where to begin when it comes to the styling of your event? Having a wedding and need a celebrant? Not a playlist whizz and prefer someone else to handle it for you?

    We can help!

    Our region and broader South Australia is full of incredible stylists, celebrants and DJ’s, and we couldn’t be prouder to recommend a few local talented individuals and small businesses that we’ve worked with over the years.

  • Accomodation Options

    There’s a number of beautiful accommodation options in the Fleurieu Peninsula, and our broader McLaren Vale wine region.

    We can help.

  • Contact Us

    Want to find out more?

    Contact our team on functions@starofgreece.com.au