The Governor

We're Open!

We are very pleased to announce that The Gov is back open!

Bookings available from 11am for Lunch and 5pm for dinner every day. Ess Rooftop is now open Friday and Saturday from 5.30pm.

The safety and well-being of our customers and staff is our top priority, and we will be implementing a strict check-in process for all guests entering the venue. More information will be provided upon booking confirmation.

We have missed you all and are looking forward to opening our doors for you and your loved ones very soon! 🙂

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The Governor Events

The Glass House

The Glass House is the perfect space for anyone who like the feel of being outdoors but inside our venue! Perfect for large social gatherings.
  • Capacity: 60 pax cocktail, 40 pax seated
  • $600 hire

The Fire Suite

The Fire Suite is the ideal location due to its stylish interior and fire place. Providing you with comfort for casual afternoon drinks and private dining.
  • Capacity: 20 pax cocktail, 12 pax seated
  • $200 hire

Private Quarters

The Private Quarters is our 18th century inspired function space which is inviting due to its cosy ambiance and bar stool seating. Ideal for a small group gathering and informal meetings.
  • Capacity: 8 pax
  • $100 hire

Governor Tables

This semi private area is the perfect location for cocktail events and social gatherings. Within close proximity to our dance floor and bar.
  • Capacity: 30 pax cocktail, 50 pax seated
  • $400 hire

Governor Booth

Create memories by dining in our intimate Governor Booth. Featuring our unique interior design and inviting atmosphere consisting of live entertainment, bistro seating and bar area.
  • Capacity: 24 pax seated, 30 pax cocktail
  • $200 booth hire

Governor Carriages

The carriages are the perfect exclusive area for private dining or social gatherings. Located on the ground floor between our bistro and bar.
  • Capacity: 6-8 pax
  • $100 carriage hire

Garden Terrace

The Garden Terrace is a compelling destination due to its welcoming outdoor décor.
  • Capacity: 30 pax cocktail, 20 pax seated
  • $250 hire

Rooftop Terrace

A spacious outdoor area located on the rooftop at ESS - perfect for cocktail style events, engagements, birthdays and corporate functions
  • Capacity: 70 pax cocktail, 50 pax sit seated
  • $600 hire

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