Eat, Drink + be Merry at The Merchant


The Merchant Bar is modern + stylish, yet is also laid back - making it the perfect place for a relaxed Year End or Christmas Function.

We have a number of spaces suited to a variety of styles of events, with an extensive range of menus that can cater to your requirements.

The Merchant Bar is an upbeat venue, showcasing some of Albany’s great views and boasting a North facing, sun filled boulevard with outdoor seating for 200. Whatever the occasion, our onsite Functions Coordinator, Lara would love to assist you with your Christmas planning – whether it's a long lunch with colleagues, festive feast with friends or full-on end of year bash! We want to make your event the best yet!
Or for more information contact us on or call Lara on (09) 444 1076.

Don't forget about our funky Mama next door...

Mama Loco Albany is also part of our group and offers a great, funky alternative for a festive fiesta. Email or visit the website for more details.

What we offer at BOTH venues:

  • Options to suit your budget
  • A dedicated Functions Coordinator for your event
  • An experienced venue team to ensure your party goes without a hitch
  • Christmas extras to suit your function