terms + conditions


online inquiry terms
inquiries relating to specific events + dates for SoBa social made via the enclosed contact form or email, are subject to confirmation by SoBa social. a venue booking is not officially secured until such time as the 50% deposit has been received by SoBa social.

events + functions terms
once the 50% deposit has been paid by the customer + received by SoBa social, the agreed upon date is set for the customer’s function. this deposit is non-refundable. this date may be subject to change up unto seventy-two hours prior to the event to an agreed upon date. the remaining amount invoice will be sent the week before the event + the customer is to pay the remaining amount at least forty-eight hours prior to the event. if the final amount is not paid, the function will not go ahead. 

wet weather
SoBa social is an outdoor venue + weather is out of our control. we have a paved undercover area that can utilised in the event of rain. if rain is forecasted for the day of the customer’s event, the customer may opt for their event to be postponed to an agreed upon date. this decision must be made + clearly communicated with SoBa social via email or in person at least forty-eight hours prior to the event. if the event is not postponed within that timeframe, the event will go ahead or be cancelled with the loss of deposit and/or full amount. 

in the event of damage to SoBa social / SoBa’s property, by the customer or customer’s guests, the customer is fully liable for damage costs, or replacement. if the event is large enough in size, SoBa social obtains the rights to charge a $500 security deposit which will be refunded in the case of zero damages.

SoBa social is committed to the responsible consumption of alcohol. as a customer bringing their own alcohol onto our premises, you agree to abide by this policy + understand that any breaches or inappropriate behaviour that results from excessive consumption of alcohol will result in SoBa social obtaining the right to ask you / your guests to leave the property.


our premises has one toilet for your use. in the case of your guest list being over fifty, we suggest the hiring of a portable lavatory. please let us know if you would like to utilise this option.