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What is the street address of the venue?

Abercrombie Lane, Sydney 

Is the room exclusive use for my event?

Yes, unless you have booked a non-exclusive / reserved area. 

What is the latest time my event can run to?

Times vary each day of the week so please discuss with your event manager

Are underage guests able to attend my event?

No underage guests are allowed in Palmer & Co at any time. 

Can we provide our own security guard or Host?

No. A Merivale security guard or host will be allocated to your event (see proposal for more information). A security guard or host is also required for any client access prior to the event, entertainment & suppliers bump in/out.

What time can I access the venue?

Access times will be listed on your event proposal. Generally half an hour before & after your event is allocated – please advise your event manager if you wish to gain earlier access. This will be subject to other event bookings in the venue before and after your event. 

Is there an additional fee for early access?

Security guard or host fees will apply as listed in the proposal. There may also be room hire fees at certain times of the year.

What furniture is available in the room?

There are various lounges, cocktail rounds and bar stools available for your event. 

Am I able to reserve an area in a bar?

Yes, please contact our Group Bookings Managers: 02 9254 8088 (Monday – Friday) or email [email protected]

Is there a smoking area?

Guests can smoke at the front of Palmer & Co in the laneway.  

Can I deliver items in advance of an event?

You are welcome to deliver items in advance of your event as long as the delivery date is confirmed prior with your Event Manager. We recommend that deliveries are made no more than 1 day in advance of your event and ask that everything you send is clearly labeled with our delivery template.

Can I leave items at Establishment post event?

Following your event you may leave items in our storage space overnight. All items need to be collected within 24 hours of your event as our storage space is limited. No responsibility is accepted for items left post event.

Do you have an in house florist?

Yes, if you provide your requirements i.e. budget, theme, colours we will be able to accommodate accordingly. Our in house florist will always supply what is currently in season. 

Can I transfer the remaining of my minimum spend to a public space?

No (unless specified within your contract), the total of minimum spend is to be utilised within the event space that you have booked. 

May I bring my own A/V equipment?


Is there a charge for this?

Yes, for any bump in / out times there is an event host charge. Please contact you Event Manager for further details.

What are the maximum capacities of the rooms?

150 guests cocktail style

Where is the loading dock?

Establishment – 1 Bridge Lane, Sydney. There is strictly no parking in the loading dock.

You may unload, but the vehicle must be moved to the closest parking station.

Where is the closest parking?

Wilson Parking
259 George Street Sydney (Entry via Lang Street)
Phone 1800 PARKING (1800 727 5464)

Wilson Parking – Australia Square
264-278 George Street, Sydney
Phone 1800 PARKING (1800 727 5464)

Wynyard Lane 24 hour Car Park
Wynyard Lane, Sydney NSW 2000
(just off Margaret St, Sydney)
Phone: (02) 9290 2752

Do you have accommodation?

Establishment Hotel offers boutique style accommodation and two penthouse suites are available for hire.  A special rate is available for guests booking events with Merivale.

Breakfast is served each morning in the relaxing Garden - A decadent continental, a la carte or room service breakfast is also available.
Please contact the hotel direct or if you have an event booked contact your Sales Account Manager or Event Manager for all accommodation bookings.

Can my guests gain entry to other areas after the event?

Post event, we endeavour to accommodate your guests within our venue, however due to prior bookings or events, we cannot guarantee which venues will be available.

If a person is deemed by Merivale staff to be approaching intoxication, the person or persons will be refused entry and asked to leave the premises.
A cover charge may apply in some areas.

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