Functions at Botany Commons

The cornerstone of epic get togethers and unrivalled celebrations. Where ‘just one drink’ turns into tales you’ll share for years, and the only regrets are the mornings after. Strap in for an intoxicating mix of unforgettable faces, questionable dance moves, and the most legendary nights in Botany. Nights at home are quickly forgotten, so let’s make some memories that last. Get ready – your liver might forgive you, but your mates never will.


  • Stacked Bar
  • Stage & sound system
  • Large projector screen in East Auckland
  • Half room capacity – 60
  • Full room capacity – 200
  • Tailored event planner
  • Packages to suit every budget

Contact Us

Throwing a small shindig or planning an all-out blowout? We’re your accomplice in crafting legendary events. With room for 60 of your nearest and dearest or 200 of your mates, Botany Commons has space that stretches as far as your guest list.

Our event planner? Think of them as your personal party architect. They’ll plot, plan, and perfect every detail to make your celebration a masterpiece, no matter the occasion.

And the reason for your bash? We’re all ears. 21st birthdays, milestone anniversaries, the hen’s nights that make the guys jealous, or the epic reunions that spark envy – we’re your partners in party crime.

With packages that will make your wallet breathe a sigh of relief, you can customise the room to create the perfect ambiance for your spectacular event.

Ready to turn up the volume on your celebration? Let’s make some magic at Botany Commons. Drop us a line and let the party planning games begin.



Our Spaces

Gin Garden

Get your crowd together and settle into this vibrant courtyard space for your next function. A reflection of our beverage o−ering at Botany Commons, the Gin Garden is the perfect place to relax and spend a few hours sipping drinks in the sunshine or under the courtyard lights.


Level-up your dining experience in our Conservatory. Enjoy the talents of our executive chef with our innovative, contemporary take on gastropub classics. Ideal for private celebrations, we can easily cater for a crowd here, serving up meals for up to 80 people, seated.

Common Room

A space to suit all sorts of celebrations, the Common Room has been designed for hosting an evening of entertainment. Boasting a stage and incredible sound system for live bands and DJs, as well as one of Auckland’s largest projector screens, it’s the perfect spot for a spin on the dance floor, a few drinks after work with colleagues, or catching live sport action.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are we allowed a band or DJ?

Yes. We encourage all large bookings to utilise our wide range of live entertainment options. We can supply acoustic and electric live performers, quizzes, comedy shows and much more. Alternatively, send us your unique playlist and we will load this up for your special occasion. Live entertainment is optional.

What time does the bar close?

We operate on an on-licence allowing us to trade between the hours of 8am to 4am daily. However, service of beverages is at the discretion of the manager on duty and our host responsibility policy will also apply. If a function/reservation requires a special licence, we can facilitate these applications, additional cost will be incurred

Can we decorate the venue?

Yes, decorations need to be set up by you on the date of your booking. Sellotape, glitter and confetti is not allowed. Good spirits hospitality doesnt take any responsibility for any decorations that are left up after your function has finished.

Can we bring our own alcohol & food?

Due to our on-licence we do not permit BYO beverage and food. However, you may bring in your own cake to celebrate those special occasions.

Can you cater to dietary requirements?

Yes, absolutely. At the time of enquiring and finalising the details of your function please let our team know of any dietary requirements so we can ensure they are catered for appropriately.

Is car parking available?

Yes, parking is available near the venue.

Are under 18s allowed in the venue?

Yes, provided they are accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times. From 9pm we have a strict in-house policy involving no minors on the premises

What forms of ID do you accept?

Only a NZ drivers licence, passport or Kiwi Access card are acceptable forms of ID. We do not accept photos or photo copies of the ID. We are legally required to ask anyone who looks under the age of 25 to present ID and if ID cannot be supplied then entry will be refused.

Can we do a subsidised bar tab?

Yes, no problem! You can specify the range of beverages available and a credit limit. You then set the subsidised per drink cost for your guests to pay, with the remaining beverage cost being deducted from your credit limit.

Is there a dress code?

Yes, smart/casual. No jandals, sportswear or hats after 9pm.

How will I receive my deposit back on the night?

On the night we will redeem your function deposit against the overall spend.

Can we pay on the night?

Your function deposit will need to be paid prior to your function, the balance will need to be paid on the night.

Cancellation Terms

Deposits will not be returned in the event of a no-show. At least 10 days notice of cancelation is required for a full refund on the deposit.