Request a Booking at Breakwater Taproom
This document is a request for a booking, it in no way guarantees, until confirmed and is subject to the following Terms & Conditions. Different terms and conditions may apply throughout December, on Bank Holidays and on any other occasions as specified by Breakwater Brewery Ltd.
The following is a brief outline of our bookings policy.
Firstly, please do not be intimidated, this is to protect you as well as us.
Function Booking: Bookings are conditional upon the type of event and is subject to sensible drinking and any relevant licensing issues. Management reserve the right to refuse a booking for professional, health and safety, licensing or other business reasons. Please be aware, we cannot accommodate children post 6pm.
Live music: If you would like to source your own provider for live music this must be approved by us in advance. We will require the contact details for the provider and we will need to discuss with them our licensing requirements etc in terms of sound and volume levels etc. Whilst we do have PRS, electrical tests and necessary insurance etc is fulfilled. They will need to adhere to any management requests at the event in terms of sound levels, music suitability etc.
Security: Subject to the nature of your party additional security measures may need to be implemented. This is typical for events where food is ancillary to the function or event and/or when young people are likely to be present. These costs must be met for by you and will form part of your total cost. Any persons carrying out a security activity will be licensed by the Security Industry Authority.
Age Verification Policy: Challenge 25: We reserve the right not to serve alcohol to any customer who appears to be under the age of 25 and fails to present valid identification to prove they are over 18.
Whole venue booking: there will be a minimum spend requirement, to be discussed, per event.
Guest List: Should there be A guest list procedure may need to be implemented to control entry to your function or event at Breakwater Taproom will do their best to ensure your party is kept private and closed off to the public but will not be held responsible for any gate crashers/intruders. In exceptional circumstance needs of the business may necessitate use of your area by Breakwater team members or authorised others.
Drugs Policy: We operate a Zero Tolerance drugs policy. Anyone found in possession of illegal substances will be report ed to the police and asked to leave the premises. We reserve the right to call short a function if we suspect any kind of drugs activity.
Last orders: Last orders for drinks are at 10.30pm with the drinking up time being 11pm. Should you wish to extend your finish time beyond this, we can apply for an extended license from the local authority. There are a limited number of Temporary Events Notices we can apply for in one year, so this might not be always possible. Breakwater Taproom cannot guarantee the issuance of a late license extension, as this is at the discretion of the local authority. There is a charge of £300 for this Notice. This charge is non refundable. Processing a late night license requires time and the application and payment should be made to us 4 weeks in advance.
The organisers of the function will be held responsible for their guests and their conduct. We reserve the right to remove intoxicated guests from our premises. Breakwater Taproom also reserves the right to call short a function if guests do not act responsibly. Any deliberate damages and breakages during the event will be billed to the organiser.
CCTV is in full operation on the premises. If Guests are identified removing any items belonging to Breakwater Taproom, the management will contact the client for the return of the items or payment to the value of the items which were taken off the premises. Matters will be taken to the Police if necessary.
Breakwater Taproom takes every measure to comply with all legal legislation, including the Licensing Act 2003. Breakwater Taproom ask you and your guests to fully support our p romotion of the following four licensing objective:the prevention of crime and disorder; the prevention of public nuisance; public safety; the protection of children from harm.