Who we are

Dockside Group are a successful, family-owned hospitality business offering superior waterfront venues located on the shores of world-renowned Sydney Harbour.

Founded by The Drivas family nearly 40 years ago, Dockside Group was launched with the opening of WatersEdge restaurant in Walsh Bay in 1986.

Since then Dockside Group welcomed many elite venues and restaurants to their collection; showcasing their experience and hospitality expertise.

This collection included Dockside Pavilion, Dockside, L’Aqua, Star Room and Eat Love Pizza in Darling Harbour and Waterfront, Wolfies and Italian Village at The Rocks.

Dockside Group also were the exclusive caterer for Sydney Exhibition Centre @ Glebe Island.

Boasting outstanding proficiency and professionalism Dockside Group now focuses solely on it’s stand-out Darling Harbour venues, Dockside and L’Aqua. Ideal for business events, weddings, school events and special occasions.

With Sydney Harbour views, an enviable inner-city location, delectable hospitality and near 40 years experience these iconic waterfront venues are the ideal location for your next event.

Corporate Responsibility

We are committed to promoting responsible business practices while limiting our impact on the environment and focusing on achieving a sustainable future for all.

We are dedicated to reducing paper and energy usage, we consistently monitor our waste generation, while maintaining a succ­­­­essful recycling policy and complying with environmental legislation and regulations.

Contact us to discuss how we can assist with your event.

Our Mission

We have long been committed to providing genuine hospitality, meaning the friendly and generous reception and entertainment of our guests and fulfilment of all their needs and expectations.

We are in the business of providing extraordinary experiences for all our guests – lasting memories, astounding service, delectable food and awe-inspiring waterfront venues.

We offer a warm, family style welcome to all our guests and are always genuine and friendly. We welcome feedback on ways to improve our service.

We pride ourselves on our professional excellence and have done for nearly 40 years. We have the expertise to deal with any challenge that comes our way. We enjoy solving problems and finding innovative solutions.

We are always accurate and truthful, we never over-claim. We are always helpful, supportive and responsive. We are never strident but instead listen to the needs of our customers.

We love what we do, our wonderful staff, the food we serve, the venues we offer and the service we provide. We are motivated by our guest’s enjoyment.