Venue

How do I make a booking at Piano Bar?


A lot of exciting changes have happened at Piano Bar this year, including launching our fabulous new booking tool. To make a booking, head to our booking pages on our website or directly to our booking site.

Geelong
Colac
Ballarat Bendigo




What's the latest time you accept table reservations at Piano Bar?


7:30pm is the latest time we accept bookings as your reservation holds your table for the evening – we do one sitting for the night.




Can I still come to Piano Bar if I don't have a booking?


Absolutely! You are more than welcome to arrive on the night for standing space at the bar where you can drink and enjoy our entertainment. We do recommend arriving before 9:00pm to avoid wait times at the door due to capacity levels.




Do you have a unisex toilet at Piano Bar?


Yes, do in each venue. Please ask one of our staff if you are unable to locate it.




What are Piano Bar's opening hours?


Geelong: Wednesday 6:00pm - 10:00pm Thursday 6:00pm - 12:00am Friday 5:00pm - 1:00am Saturday 6:00pm - 12:00am Sunday 5:30pm - 11:00pm Colac: Friday 6:00pm - 1:00am Saturday 6:00pm - 1:00am We also open outside of our normal hours for events & functions. Please check our events page for specific opening times.




Do you accept hens bookings Piano Bar?


Absolutely, we have dedicated ‘Ladies Lunch’ afternoons, hosted by our fabulous drag queens and with entertainment by our piano man, you can let your hair down and boogie the afternoon away.

Send us a message for more information!




Is Piano Bar wheelchair accessible?


All of our venues are wheelchair accessible. While Bendigo is split over 3 levels, we do have an elevator to assist with moving between levels.




Where is the nearest parking and/or public transport to Piano Bar?


In Geelong the Civic carpark is located on Malop Street, there is on street parking surrounding the venue and the Geelong train station is a 500m walk. Colac has ample on street parking and the Colac train station is a 600m walk from the venue. For more information on bus and train times please see the VLine website at www.vline.com.au




What is Piano Bar's dress code and house policy?


No thongs, no singlets, no trackies, no high vis and no offensive slogans/items of clothing.

Check out our House Rules HERE




Can I request where I am seated at Piano Bar?


Of course! We can’t guarantee seating arrangements due to the nature of the business and multiple bookings each evening, we always do our best to accommodate though!




Does Piano Bar have a smoking area?


We have a designated located at the front of the venue however please note this is NOT a licensed area and drinks are not permitted.




What is Piano Bar's ID and underage guests policy?


We accept any legal evidence of age documents – Australian Driver License, learner permit, proof of age card, Keypass or passport. Compliant with Victorian legislation any persons under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult while in the venue. We do suggest that you contact us prior to bringing any underage patrons as some of our entertainment is not created with minors in mind and it is at the discretion of the venue as to whether they will be asked to leave, as we are sure you understand.




What forms of payment do you accept at Piano Bar?


We accept cash, Mastercard, Visa and American Express.




Where is Piano Bar located?


You can find us at the following locations!

Geelong - 90-92 Little Malop Street, Geelong,

Colac - 47 Hesse Street, Colac

Ballarat - 31 Sturt Street, Ballarat
Bendigo - 264 Hargreaves St, Bendigo




What is Piano Bar's cancellation policy?


As per our cancellation policy, any cancellations up to 2 days prior to the event will be given a full refund. Any cancellations within 2 days of the event can be given a bar credit or gift voucher to book for a future date. Any cancellations within 2 hours of the event start time or once doors have opened will be forfeit their tickets.




Is Piano Bar epilepsy-friendly?


All of our venues have flashing and moving lights, however if you contact us prior to arriving we will happily notify our staff to not use flashing lights on the night of your booking to ensure you can party safely with us.
If you have any questions, feel free to message us on Facebook or email us at play@pianobar.com.au





Birthdays

Can I bring my own cake and decorations to Piano Bar?


Absoutely! You are welcome to bring celebratory cakes which we will cut and serve.

Please provide your own biodegradable cutlery and paper plates.

*Please note, cakes will be stored in cool room.




Does Piano Bar host underage birthday parties?


*Contact us to see if your requirements fit within our RSA obligations




Is there an opportunity to sing happy birthday to my friend at Piano Bar?


Yes. *Please let our bar staff know when arriving, and we will arrange for our Piano Man to make your guest feel special!




Can I arrange a bar tab at Piano Bar?


Absolutely! Chat to us on arrival and we can discuss specifics (it is completely up to you as to what is included, who is allowed to use the tab and what the limit is). To set up a tab we require a credit card to be left behind the bar and contact details.




Do you sell Piano Bar gift cards?


We sure do, in $20, $50 and $100 denominations.

You can buy physical gift vouchers, which can be used to purchase food and drinks in the venue, via our online store or you can purchase a digital voucher, which can be used to purchase tickets, via our booking tool.





Food & Drink

Can I arrange a bar tab at Piano Bar?


Yes,

Setting up on arrival - limitations on what people can order/who can order.
Credit Card and contact details.




What are the Piano Bar kitchen hours?


The kitchen opens when we open and serves until 9pm on Friday and Saturday nights. On other evenings/during special events check with the bar team for kitchen closing times and we always announce over the microphone when the kitchen is closing.




Do you accommodate guests with dietary requirements at Piano Bar?


Yes, we have a number of vegetarian and gluten free options available on the menu. If you have allergy concerns please advise a member of the team before you place your order. We will endeavour to accommodate your dietary requests, however we cannot guarantee dishes are entirely allergen free.




Is Piano Bar BYO?


No, our liquor license does not permit BYO in any capacity (but we do have a fully stocked bar so there’s no need to go thirsty!).




Does Piano Bar serve tap beer?


Yes, we have a selection of beers on tap and bottled beer.





Functions

Is there a minimum spend for Piano Bar functions?


Due to capacity, our minumum spend varies between each of our venues. Contact us on Facebook for more details.




What is Piano Bar's cancellation policy for private functions?


We require at least 28 days notice before your private function to cancel with a full refund including deposit.

Any cancellations closer to your function date may result in your deposit being non-refundable if we are unable to fill the space.




Is Piano Bar's function space private?


Piano Bar cannot offer private functions on Friday or Saturday nights but we can offer a private function at any of our venues on a Monday - Thursday night or Saturday - Sunday afternoons.
Please contact us via our functions form or Facebook page to discuss available dates and options.





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