Sydney’s newest waterfront venue: Deckhouse opens in July

Deckhouse, Sydney's newest waterfront venue, is expected to open on the foreshore of the iconic Woolwich Dock on July 1, 2010.

Deckhouse, Sydney’s newest waterfront venue, has opened on the foreshore of the iconic Woolwich Dock as of July 1, 2010.

The venue includes a cafe and functions centre with panoramic views of Sydney Harbour. Floor to ceiling windows, outdoor deck and private terrace deliver an idealistic dining experience with a picturesque view of Sydney’s core: the harbour, the bridge and the city skyline.

Sydney’s newest waterfront venue, Deckhouse
will open its doors for events on July 1 this year.
Image Credit: James Pozarik

This new venue is part of the Dedes Group, a family-run business that has operated hospitality establishments on Sydney Harbour for over thirty years. Restauranteur Con Dedes, with a portfolio including Flying Fish, the Sydney Rowing Club and Kirribilli Club, sheds his extensive hospitality experience on Deckhouse to continue his legacy of delivering beautiful food with great service in a breath-taking locale.

Head Chef Samantha Lockrey puts her creative flair on the cafe and function centre menus, providing an inspirational offering reflecting the venue’s grandeur. Lockrey has worked with some of Sydney’s best, including Neil Perry at Rockpool, Serge Dansereau at The Bathers Pavilion and Kylie Kwong of Billy Kwong. She has also worked for some of Sydney’s leading catering companies such as Belinda Franks Catering, setting the standard for the catering industry.

Woolwich Dock, the home of Deckhouse, is one of Australia’s largest and oldest working boatyards. Over the next two years, Woolwich Dock will be transformed into a maritime village, highlighting Sydney’s working harbour heritage.

Deckhouse Cafe is open for breakfast and lunch, and the function centre is available for bookings seven days per week for conferences, product launches, weddings and other private functions.

To find out more, visit the venue website by clicking here.


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