Planning a party?
Read on below for our basic info; click here for detail & a party planner cheatsheet.
Our aim is to help you create the event you desire. Everyday we receive many queries and always do our best to get back to you as quickly as possible. The best way to secure your preferred date & time is to email us here with as much detail as possible and if you have not had a response within 24 hours please text 0410 931 008 - very occasionally emails do not arrive as they should. PLEASE NOTE: your booking date & time is confirmed only once we have receive your deposit.
We're here to help
Looking for somewhere to hold a GREAT party? Polit Bar is the perfect size. We have a licenced capacity of 78, so no matter how many in your party, you'll feel like the place is all yours!
We have a DJ booth and are happy to arrange other equipment or entertainment. And we also have karaoke - check out our song list here. Large or small packages. We can create something to suit you. Just ask.
Read on for some great party ideas and what others have said.
New to whisky? Don't know where to start? Every journey begins with the first step. Will you join our adventure? One of our team will guide you on the way. Choices start here.
Need more detail?
Read LOTS more detail - and a handy party planner cheatsheet - to help get your party started. here.
A big thank you for hosting our Hen’s party on Saturday. The time and effort you put in to organising the night was fantastic.
Spice up your party
What better way to heat up your night than at a party hosted by Canberra's own Drag Queens Extraordinaire Phillis Dillis, MadB & friends or with a burlesque workshop hosted by Rebelle Velveteen, a regularly featured performer at the Australian Burlesque Festival and 2015 Burlesque Idol Sydney winner.
Drag/Burly Party $55 pp (min 10 guests) includes
For both our Drag Queen & burlesque parties, you can order from our full cocktail menu, and arrange tarot reading & other entertainment also on request.
There's also plenty of time to chat and generally carry on with your Hens/ Bucks/ Supporters/ Sympathisers etc. Book here.
Party the night away
We have all the best classic 80s, 90s & 00s dance music and more. Every Friday & Saturday night at 9pm we clear the floor & pump it up. Perfect for any party.
Classes with Local Masters
Like to make some gin or moonshine, just for you? The Canberra Distillery owner/distiller Tim Reardon and local Baldwin Distillery owner/distiller Anthony Baldwin will guide you through the process of tailoring the flavour to suit your preferences.
$55 pp (min 10 guests) includes
Lots of liquid learning & laughs - and tasting your creations - guaranteed. All you need to choose is whether it's gin, or moonshine!
Cocktail fun @ the bar
Everyone needs a hobby. How much fun could cocktails be? Amaze & delight your friends after this Cocktails 101 class with one of our friendly bartenders.
$55 pp (6-12 guests) includes
Do you have a favourite cocktail you'd like to focus on? Let us know in advance. Otherwise we can introduce you to some of the most popular, and delicious cocktails.
We recommend this as a PRE-dinner event Saturday 5-8pm. If you have another preferred time, email us to see what's possible.