Functions

Whether you’re looking for a conference, an exhibition space, a formal function or the ideal wedding venue, you should consider the Petone Working Men’s Club as the perfect canvas for your event.

With our dedicated Functions & Events Manger at your disposal it has never been easier to access the clubs fantastic facilities including; buffet restaurant, all day bistro, comfortable gaming lounge, fully licenced bars, TAB, snooker room, pool tables, garden bar and entertainment options galore.

The Petone Club is situated only 20 minutes drive from Wellington City and overlooks the magnificent Petone Recreational ground. However grand or intimate the occasion, the Petone Club has the function room to suit your needs and caters to a wide range of events and group sizes.

Function Rooms:

The Anzac Lounge

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The Anzac Lounge is a fantastic purpose built function room with a huge wrap around bar, built in AV facilities and a magnificent view of the Petone Recreational Ground.

Features:

  • Self-contained bar
  • Natural Light
  • Dance Floor
  • Built in AV facilities
  • 4 Dart boards
  • Views of the Petone Recreational Ground

Capacity:

  • Theatre: 100
  • Classroom: 40
  • U-Shape: 30
  • Board Room: 30
  • Cocktail: 100
  • Banquet: 100

Capacities indicated above are only guidelines and are subject to change due to room layout, equipment and catering requirements.

Games Room

The biggest of our 3 function rooms the Games Room has a large capacity, self-contained bar and a private balcony making it ideal for your next event. Working with our Functions and Events Manager you can host almost any event in the Games Room for example weddings, exhibitions, premiere shows, AGM’s and seminars. Kick your next event off right in the Games Room at the Petone Club.

Features:

  • Self-contained bar
  • Private Balcony
  • Natural Light
  • AV facilities available

Capacity:

  • Theatre: 200
  • Cocktail: 300
  • Banquet: 200

Capacities indicated above are only guidelines and are subject to change due to room layout, equipment and catering requirements.

Kensington Restaurant

Plenty of floor space, commercial kitchen, private bar and magnificent views of the Petone Recreation ground make the Kensington Restaurant the perfect canvas for next big event. Wednesday through Sunday nights the Kensington Restaurant operates a delicious buffet restaurant open to members and the public.

Talk to our Functions and Events Manager about your event as we have been known to close the restaurant for an evening to cater to an extra special event.

Features:

  • Self-contained bar
  • Private Balcony
  • Built-in Buffet Facilities
  • Natural Light
  • Air conditioned and heated
  • AV facilities available
  • Private Bathrooms
  • Views of the Petone Recreational Ground

Capacity:

  • Theatre: 200
  • Cocktail: 300
  • Banquet: 200

Capacities indicated above are only guidelines and are subject to change due to room layout, equipment and catering requirements.

Room Hire Includes:

  • Room setup and break down
  • Function staffing
  • Crockery, glassware, cutlery as required
  • Tables, chairs set out in accordance with your requirements
  • Room cleaning
  • All rooms are wheelchair accessible

Other Facilities:

  • Free onsite parking
  • Full bar facilities
  • All Day Bistro
  • Garden Bar
  • Gaming Lounge (30 Machines)
  • Serviced TAB
  • Lift Access
  • Pool Tables
  • Snooker Room
  • Dart Boards
  • Atrium

Catering:

The Petone Club has been providing excellent food and service for well over 100 years. A delicious assortment of platters, hot and cold starters, mains, sides and scrumptious desserts await you at your next function. With the help of our Functions and Events manager you can choose the best menu items, dietary requirements and catering options for your event.

Sample Platters

  • Assorted Club Sandwiches
    Club sandwiches served with a variety of fillings.
  • Crumbed Fish Pieces
    Crispy fish pieces served with Lemon wedges and tartar sauce
  • Mini Beef Bites
    Beef meatballs served with BBQ sauce.
  • Assorted Savories
    Mini pies, sausage rolls and quiches served with dipping sauce.
  • Potato and Kumara Rosti
    Deep fried rosti served with dipping sauce
  • Potato Croquettes
    Crumbed potato croquettes served with a dipping sauce.
  • + many more.

For a full list of our platters and buffet options please do not hesitate to contact our Functions and Events Manager.

Sample Menu Items

  • Raw fish salad
    Raw fish pieces marinated in spices and coconut milk.
  • Antipasto Platter
    A selection of sliced ham, pickled onions, gherkins and dip
  • Oven Roasted Beef
    With traditional accompaniments
  • Cajun Spiced Chicken Wings
    Mildly spiced oven roasted chicken wings
  • BBQ Ribs
    Succulent BBQ marinated pork ribs
  • Honey Glazed Ham
    Served with pineapple and cherries
  • NZ Green lip Mussels
    Cooked to Chef’s special secret recipe.
  • Oven roasted vegetables
    Oven roasted potatoes with honey glazed pumpkin or kumara (v)
  • Vegetarian Lasagne
    Pasta sheet layers of slow cooked vegetables and tomato and béchamel sauce (v)
  • Decorated Pavlova
  • Black Forrest Gateau
  • + many more.

For a full list of our platters and buffet options please do not hesitate to contact our Functions and Events Manager.

Special Requests:

If you have a special request for your function or questions about theming, additional equipment hire, dietary requirements or entertainment please don’t hesitate to contact us.