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FAQ2020-07-06T13:51:48+00:00

Download our brochure for all the info! Ready to book? Send us an online enquiry and we’ll get back to you the same day.

How do I book my event or function?2020-03-07T04:55:24+00:00

Send us an online enquiry!

We’ll check availability and answer any initial questions you may have, or arrange a walk-through.

Once a date is confirmed as available, tentative enquiries can be held up to 7 days. To confirm your booking, we require the completed Terms & Booking Form to be returned to us along with your fee/deposit within 7 days. Deposits are required on all packages, with final fees for your event due 28 days prior. Our Function info PDF including pricing, terms & booking form can be downloaded here.

Hire Fees & Minimum spend2020-07-06T07:53:57+00:00

We offer three event packages, pending your guest numbers and room preferences.

Option #1

The Main Loft

From: 40 – 150 standing capacity
Venue Hire: $650 Fri – Sun
Minimum spend: $1500 Fri – Sun

Option #2

The Lounge Loft

From: 25 – 75 standing capacity
Venue Hire: $550 Fri – Sun
Minimum spend: $1200 Fri – Sun

Option #3

Full Venue Bookout

Minimum 80 guests up to 220
Venue Hire: $1100 Fri – Sun
Minimum spend: $2800 Fri – Sun

Weekday fees and minimums may vary pending your event, the date and client requirements, please enquire.

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What type of events can I host?2020-07-06T07:54:39+00:00

The Loft Adelaide is suitable for a large variety of events including:

Private Events & Functions

  • Private functions and parties
  • Birthdays
  • Engagements
  • Corporate events
  • Hens parties
  • Weddings
  • Reunions and family gatherings
  • Awards nights and VIP events

Ticketed Events POA

  • Themed events
  • Fashion & Runway shows
  • Product and brand launches
  • Themed Workshops & Classes
  • Fringe and Artist shows
  • Other events, charity, fundraisers and more
COVID-19 policy2020-08-01T05:15:39+00:00

The Loft Adelaide adheres to, and actively enforces all Government mandated restrictions and SA Health policies in relation to COVID 19, and as per our Covid plan. Please be advised as these are constantly changing, information in our current brochure may be subject to change at any given time to comply with updated information from Government. We will inform you of any changes prior to, or upon booking.

Please visit this link for ongoing Government updates and downloadable resources.

Regular cancellation policy applies as per Terms and Conditions, all payments and deposits made are non-refundable. Should the venue be affected by government mandated instructions, The Loft will postpone the date of your event to any new (available) date within a 12 month period from your original booking.

What’s included in my venue booking?2020-07-06T07:56:43+00:00

All bookings include

  • Exclusive venue with private bar
  • Up to 5.5 hour event duration
  • Fairy lights & party lights
  • Tropical plants & faux greenery
  • Plug-n-Play sound system
  • Cocktail furniture, round high tables with white covers, bar stools, lounges
  • Our signature setup and unique Loft style
  • Bar staff & General operations
  • Access 2.5-hours prior to the event
  • A fantastic, memorable experience for yourself and your guests!
Extra decor, styling, hire items – any restrictions?2020-03-07T04:57:09+00:00

Although we believe the venue is gorgeous as-is, you are more than welcome to bring decor, styling or hire items to achieve a specific look or theme. All bookings have an additional 2.5 hours access to the venue prior to the start of the event. Should extensive styling be included, please get in touch so we can arrange extra time before the event. Additional costs will be incurred.

In general, you can style the venue however you wish but note that light decor may only be attached to venue or walls using BlueTac or 3M hooks (only). No other type of tape is allowed. No confetti or scatters allowed, or risk additional cleaning fee.

Can I leave any items overnight (including hired items) to be picked up the next day?2020-03-07T05:07:59+00:00

It depends.

Generally, all items used during your function should be removed from the venue by the end of your contracted time. However, special allowances may be made pending that no event is booked the next day, or if you have an extensive setup or styling. Please ask your function manager in advance if you believe you’ll require next day pickup. Where available, pickup time is between 3.00pm – 4.30pm only.

Should the venue need to open specifically for you at any other time, a storage & overnight fee may be charged. Please note the venue will not be held liable for any damage, theft or missing items which are left in the venue or overnight, past the official contracted booking time.

Can I organise my own Catering or BYO food?2020-08-01T05:07:48+00:00

Regular Information

We host many Types of events at The Loft, some which don’t require any catering.

Should you want catering for your event, The Loft is a BYO catering venue, and you can book any Catering company of your choice or BYO food. We are one of the only venues that allows this, and perhaps the only one in the city!

All catered bookings will incur a $150 surcharge which covers additional cleaning required, waste disposal, and we’ll supply trestle tables and tablecloths if needed. Food service or wait staff are not included. There are no kitchen facilities onsite, but any catering company will have plenty of options! A separate prep area is available upon request. See FAQ.

Covid Info – Updated 1st August 2020

Please note current Covid restrictions may affect the type of catering/food you wish to have. Please be advised no grazing tables, shared style food is allowed at the present moment. This situation is constantly evolving, and we urge you to chat with your caterer about providing suitable options. Please note The Loft does not include staff relating to service of any food.

What are the Bar and Drink options?2020-03-07T05:10:41+00:00

We offer flexible bar options to suit your needs, type of event and budget.

Choose from:

  • Bar tab (most popular)
  • Subsidised drinks (great for birthdays)
  • Drink Packages (for that extra special event)

You can view all our options and drink selections in our current brochure, which you can download here. Please note, the minimums apply, and no BYO drinks permitted. Drinks selections are confirmed two weeks prior to the event.

What staff is provided by The Loft on the day of my event?2020-03-07T05:11:20+00:00

All bookings and venue hire includes Bar staff as required and a Responsible Person. Should additional staff be requested eg. food & wait staff, door person for ticketed events, ushers, extra bartenders etc. cost is $42 per hour with a minimum of 3 hours.

*Security is required for all weekend bookings and large events. This is a subsidised cost of $30 per hour and we cover the rest.

What Bathrooms and Toilets are available?2020-03-07T04:38:35+00:00

Toilets are located across two levels 3 and 5 and may be allocated at our discretion pending the room you have booked and the number of guests. Level 5 toilets can be accessed by the elevator, or stairs if you’re feeling adventurous.

Music, Audio Visual, Technical info2020-07-06T07:57:48+00:00
  • Play your own music via a playlist from your phone, device or laptop! If you prefer to book a DJ, they have access to our booth throughout. We can recommend a few DJs upon request
  • A wireless microphone is included in all bookings
  • Professional speakers
  • A wall mounted  TV is available in The Main Loft (only) for any photos you might like to play on a loop. Simply place your photos into a separate folder on your USB. The format for photos should be JPG and videos MP4. You must use a desktop Windows computer, not a MAC or Apple computer, otherwise photos will likely not work due to software incompatibility. We recommend testing all Audio Visual requirements well in advance before the event. We will not take responsibility for things not working if they haven’t been tested prior.
  • A stage is available in The Main Loft only
  • Both main rooms are air conditioned / heated
  • The venue is accessed by the main elevator in our building
  • Back alley entrance is via Imperial Place. You can load/unload items and use the back door to bring them up
Is there a kitchen available?2020-03-07T04:53:36+00:00

No, but any catering company will have options to suit!

A separate prep room is available (upon prior request) with access to sink and power, however no kitchen facilities are onsite for cooking or heating up. If using an external caterer that is new to the venue, we can always arrange a site visit should it be needed!

Please see page 16 of our brochure for a few recommended companies and suppliers, or you can arrange anyone else of your choice.

Recommended Suppliers & Vendors2020-03-07T04:53:13+00:00

Please see page 16 of our brochure for a few recommended companies and suppliers in a variety of categories like Catering, Balloons, Styling, Backdrops, Photos and more. You are welcome to contact them directly, or book anyone else of your choice.

What is your cancellation policy?2019-01-10T08:21:00+00:00

When a confirmed booking is cancelled prior to the event, there will be a full loss of hire/deposit and all payments made. All fees towards a booking are 100% non-refundable and non-transferable. The Loft Adelaide accepts payments by Visa, Card, Cash, Bank Transfer.

I still have questions, who can I speak with?2018-09-27T12:08:13+00:00

We are here to help! Get in touch with our Venue Manager by calling between 12.00pm – 9.00pm Monday to Friday, or alternatively, submit an online enquiry here and we’ll get back to you shortly.