Tours and private groups

If you are looking for things to do in the Swan Valley, why not try Elmar’s? As a top Swan Valley restaurant and brewery, Elmar’s is the perfect choice to visit.

Elmar’s in the Valley is a popular destination for winery tours, brewery tours and those looking to enjoy a relaxing afternoon in the Beer Garden. It is mandatory that all drinking groups make a booking to secure their place as the venue is often at capacity on Saturdays and Sundays.

Groups are ushered to our pop up bar located on the lawn area. This concept is a no glass zone with access to the inside or kiosk bar areas not being permitted. Beer tastings for all drinking groups are offered on the lawn. Elmar’s is a cash only venue however there is an ATM located on site, which you will be escorted to by security in groups of five to access.

Below is a summary of the venue’s Terms and Conditions. If you think you can comply with the below conditions, please email to contact us to receive the Drinking Group Booking Form which would need to be completed in full prior to gaining access to the lawn area for drinks.

The toilet facility available for all drinking groups is our manned portaloo block located at the rear of the property.

Arrival and Departure Time

No group booking is permitted at the venue for longer than four hours due to our commitment to provide responsible service of alcohol. The latest booking taken for drinking groups is 2pm. All groups must depart no later than 4pm. It is the responsibility of the organiser to advise all guests of the departure time before you arrive at the venue. Any guests that are still on site after 4pm will be escorted off the property by venue security.


Organiser Responsibility

Each drinking group must have a designated organiser who are financially responsible for any damages, loss or theft of property belonging to Elmar’s in the Valley by the organiser’s guests. The organiser is required to complete the Drinking Group Booking Form and to disclose credit card details to cover any costs. The costs associated with any minor repairs or abnormal cleaning will be charged to the final account at the rate of $55.00 per hour, per venue staff member. If additional repairs or cleaning is required from an external supplier, these charges will be passed on to the organiser.

Anti-Social Behaviour

Elmar’s in the Valley has zero tolerance of any anti-social behaviour. Guests who do not adhere to the venue’s standards of appropriate behaviour will be escorted from the venue.

Responsible Service of Alcohol

If any member of your group is deemed intoxicated upon arrival, the whole group will be refused entry into the venue. It is the responsibility and liability of the organiser to ensure that all guests are aware that Elmar’s in the Valley will not tolerate intoxication, verbal abuse to staff or other guests whilst on site.

Wait and Bar staff of the venue reserve the right to refuse service of alcohol if there are any signs of intoxication. Please accept their decision and have water instead. This information should be passed on to all your guests. Our staff have an obligation and duty of care to ensure that drinking in excess does not occur on licensed premise, therefore service will be refused. As stipulated by law, if any signs of intoxication are present, you will be removed from licensed premise.

It is your own responsibility to cease drinking 15 minutes prior to departing the venue according to your schedule.

NO BYO Food and Beverage

Please note as Elmar’s is a fully licenced venue, no BYO beverages or food items are allowed on the premises. This includes items such as alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages, fresh fruit, chips, children snacks, bottled water etc.

Management has the right to do a bag search upon entry to our venue. Any items not permitted on site will be confiscated and returned to you upon departing the venue.

A BBQ station is available at the pop up bar offering some traditional German food and other delights for your convenience.

NO Refunds on Pre-paid food

If your group is deemed intoxicated on arrival and not allowed access into the venue by Security and/ or Venue Management, there is absolutely no refund of monies for any pre-paid items (including platters).

Venue Responsibility

Elmar’s in the Valley does not accept responsibility for damages to or loss of any client’s property left on the premises prior to, during or after a group booking.

If you think you can comply with the above conditions, please email to receive the Drinking Group Booking Form which would need to be completed in full prior to gaining access to the beer garden area for drinks.

There’s no need to wonder what to do in the Swan Valley when you visit Elmar’s!