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Your Must See Guide To Wedding Venues Sydney 2021

By Katie Stow
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Wedding Venues Sydney : Your must see guide to the top wedding venues in Sydney!

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The first item on any wedding checklist is ALWAYS the wedding venue. It’s the home of the entire day and can really set the tone of the whole event, so – basically – you really shouldn’t get this part wrong! Luckily for Sydney brides, there are a plethora of incredible wedding venues across this beautiful city and we’ve rounded up the very best wedding venues in Sydney right here on One Fine Day.

Each venue showcases incredible photos from the venue, as well as details surrounding the capacity, atmosphere, location, exceptional points of difference and contact details, so that you can make an informed decision as you do your research, without feeling overwhelmed.

Jonah’s Restaurant & Boutique Hotel // Wedding Venues Sydney

Jonah’s Restaurant & Boutique Hotel is the ultimate luxury beachside wedding venue on Sydney’s Northern Beaches. An iconic wedding destination that has been in operation for over 90 years, Jonah’s is perched high above Whale Beach and minutes to Palm Beach, boasting unparalleled views of the Pacific Ocean from all angles of the property. Plus, offering hatted dining, an award winning wine list, first-class service and luxury boutique accommodation, Jonah’s will leave you and your guests with a truly memorable experience of your special day. The spectacular clifftop garden is the perfect location for your ceremony, pre-reception drinks and canapés or photo shoot. The versatile inner terrace and restaurant dining room are reception spaces designed to be a blank canvas for you to decorate and style as you wish. However, at Jonah’s every wedding is completely unique, reflecting the personal style and taste of the couple. The friendly and professional events team are at your disposal to bring your dream coastal wedding to life.


Address: 69 Bynya Rd, Palm Beach NSW 2108

Capacity: up to 122 guests.

Contact: Wedding enquiries on +61 2 9974 5599 or submit an enquiry here.

Points of difference: incredible views, luxury boutique accommodation, various dining spaces.

Explore Jonah’s Restaurant & Boutique – and see photos below.

Jonahs Whale Beach
Jonahs Whale Beach
Jonahs Whale Beach

The Boathouse Shelly Beach // Wedding Venues Sydney

Adorned with abundant floral and produce displays, charming beachside interiors and surrounded by tropical, landscaped gardens, The Boathouse Shelly Beach is open and light filled, creating the perfect beachside venue for your wedding. Plus, the venue is styled in such an impressive yet casual manner you can practically stroll in and not change a thing. BLISS.


Address: 1 Marine Parade, Manly NSW 2095

Capacity: Sit down upstairs – 60 maximum, Canapé upstairs – 120 maximum

Contact: call on +61 2 9974 5440, email: events@theboathousegroup.com.au or submit an enquiry here.

Points of difference: Events Package for 2021 with a reduced minimum spend. Suitable for both sit down + canapé style weddings on the upper level of The Boathouse.

Explore The Boathouse Shelly Beach – and see photos below.

sydney wedding venue boathouse
sydney wedding venue boathouse
sydney wedding venue boathouse

The Woods Farm // Wedding Venues Sydney

If you are looking for a dream country or farm venue for a wedding – then this is it. Garden wedding, rustic wedding, vintage wedding, country wedding – The Woods Farm covers it all. Thinking of having a festival style wedding? Want to be able to have all your guests stay on site in luxury cabins or fully furnished glamping tents? It’s all here. The Woods is a luxury country farm located on the South Coast in the Jervis Bay area. And the property features many vintage touches such as old horse carts, vintage trucks, chandeliers swinging from the trees, rustic bikes, a styling shed with plenty of vases, props, signs and more that you can use for free to help you style your wedding.


Address: 2 Bayly Rd, Tomerong NSW 2540

Capacity: 120 guests

Contact: phone 02 4401 2831 or e-mail bookings@thewoodsfarm.com.au

Points of difference:  When you wed at  The Woods you can have all your family and friends stay with you, on site at your venue!  The venue can accommodate up to 120 guests between 8 beautiful and individually styled three-bedroom country cabins and 18 glamping tents. There is also a bush chapel, wedding shed, outdoor pool and pool house, a BBQ courtyard, a french-style herb and flower garden, a bike shed, and kids playground, not to forget the farm animals; horses, goats, alpacas, chickens, cows, peacocks, ponies and so much more!

The wedding package provides accommodation & venue as well as some really cool inclusions such as a recovery breakfast and free styling supplies, but they also allow you to BYO and DIY. ​They also have extra optional add ons such as arrival pizza night, ice cream and coffee caravan and photo booth – which can all be included in your package for an extra fee.

Explore The Woods Farm – and see photos below.

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wedding-venue-sydney-woods-farm
sydney wedding venue woods farm

Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel // Wedding Venues Sydney

Grounded on the sandy shoreline of one of Sydney’s most iconic harbour beaches, Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel sings out to those in search of endless summers, postcard panoramas and our specialty: unhurried happiness. To put it simply, love is all around at Watsons, making it an ideal wedding venue. Draw a heart in the sand; hold hands beneath a stately Moreton Bay fig tree; kiss on a romantic Juliet balcony overlooking harbour panoramas; toast a glorious sunset that seems made just for you. Our beachside haven is all heart, and the perfect destination for a seaside wedding.


Address: 1 Military Rd, Watsons Bay NSW 2030

Capacity: 350 people for a cocktail style event or up to 150 for a seated event in the Sunset Room, or 90 people seated and up to 150 people for a stand up event in the Top Deck.

Contact: Phone +61 2 9337 5444 or enquire here.

Points of difference: 2021 offer: one nights free accommodation for the night of your big day! Moreton Bay Fig Tree on site, 32 hotel rooms for guests.

Explore Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel – and see photos below.

sydney wedding venue watsons bay
sydney wedding venue watsons bay
sydney wedding venue watsons bay

Spicers Guesthouse // Wedding Venues Sydney

A quintessential country retreat for true romantics. Just two and a half hours north of Sydney, Spicers Guest House is an unbelievable option for a wedding venue, as it’s perfectly situated to allow your guests to explore the traditional cellar doors and vineyards of the valley while offering a wealth of incredible locations for wedding photos.


Address: Ekerts Rd, Pokolbin NSW 2320

Capacity: Lovedale Pavilion & Lawn (80 seated and 120 cocktail), Tallawanta Room (120 seated and 150 cocktail).

Contact: Phone 1300 590 075 or make an enquiry here.

Points of difference: 49 rooms including a four bedroom cottage for guests to stay overnight. Grazing tables made with the finest local and international produce. Exclusive use of Spicer’s Retreat available. Option for pre-reception drinks and nibbles by the firepit.

Explore Spicers Guesthouse – and see photos below.

wedding venue sydney spicers
wedding venue sydney spicers
wedding venue sydney spicers

Philip Shaw Wines // Wedding Venues Sydney

Bit of a grape lover? Look no further. This cellar door can accomodate all your guests on your big day as they enjoy either a cocktail and canapé package or a full sit-down dinner with a menu filled with local produce and prepared by their brilliant resident chef. As far as wedding venues go, this one is perfect for those looking for something chic, with a hint of country charm.


Address: 100 Shiralee Road, Orange NSW.

Contact: Contact Chef in residence Francesco Zarrella Francesco via email at events@philipshaw.com.au or phone 02 6362 0710.

Points of difference: Access all areas of the property from the Cellar Door to the gardens, lawns, and rustic Butter Factory outdoor area. Serving flexible dinner events, sourcing local produce.

Explore Philip Shaw Wines – and see photos below.

wine cellar wedding sydney
wine cellar wedding sydney
wine cellar wedding sydney

Glass Brasserie // Wedding Venues Sydney

Headed up by Chef Luke Managan, Glass Brasserie is THE wedding venue for foodie couples looking to get hitched in Sydney City. If you book here you will get a specialist wedding planner who will inspire you with a plethora of enchanting wedding options encompassing everything from contemporary chic to classic elegance. And this distinct style and unique setting has the ability to transform your reception into a momentous experience with at endless amount of options.


Address: Hilton Sydney, level 2/488 George St, Sydney NSW 2000

Capacity: 270 standing and seated weddings for up to 220.

Contact: Simone Porter by phone on +61 2 9265 60 68 or simone.porter@hilton.com.

Points of difference: Luke Mangan-led team of Chefs. Located in the heart of Sydney CBD, plenty of options for accommodation within a stone’s throw. Elegant, chic dining rooms.

Explore Glass Brasserie – and see photos below.

sydney city wedding venue
sydney city wedding venue
sydney city wedding venue

Estate Vaucluse House // Wedding Venues Sydney

Experience world-class heritage and charm at one of Sydney’s most treasured Harbourside estates and gardens. Think of Estate Vaucluse House not simply as a wedding venue, but as your own private garden party in a particularly spectacular surrounding, where your guests can indulge in cocktails, canapés and creative food stations.


Address: Wentworth Rd, Vaucluse NSW 2030

Capacity: 120 seated, 200 cocktail.

Contact: by phoning the team on 02 8338 0266 or via email on events@estatevauclusehouse.com.au

Points of difference: World class heritage charm. Australia’s Premier Event and Catering Company; Pearl Catering, recently began managing Estate Vaucluse House.

Explore Estate Vaucluse House – and see photos below.

vaucluse wedding venue
vaucluse wedding venue
vaucluse wedding venue

Dunes Palm Beach // Wedding Venues Sydney

There’s no better way to celebrate your wedding than in one of Sydney’s most exclusive and naturally stunning locations, Palm Beach. Make a weekend of it with friends and family and enjoy soaking up that Palm Beach holiday life. Because at Dunes there’s a focus on doing the simple things well, making for a truly memorable wedding venue and experience. Delicious seasonal food in a relaxed stunning location while wedding planners will handle all the finer details of your wedding day from start to finish ensuring a smooth organic process.


Address: 1193 Barrenjoey Rd, Palm Beach NSW 2108

Capacity: 200 cocktail and 120 seated.

Contact: by phone on (02) 9974 3332 or via e-mail on events@dunespalmbeach.com.au

Points of difference: Delicious seasonal food, gorgeous beachside outside setting. Boho feel. Outdoor garden setting. Beautiful, fresh seafood.

Explore Dunes Palm Beach – and see photos below.

palm beach wedding venue
palm beach wedding venue
palm beach wedding venue

Urban Winery Sydney // Wedding Venues Sydney

Looking for a Sydney wedding venue with a difference? Discover Australia’s first true urban winery and the home of A.Retief wines, located on the edge of the city at the Sydney Entertainment Quarter. Urban Winery Sydney is an unforgettable wedding venue best known for its intimate and relaxed feel, catering for groups of up to 250 guests standing and 180 seated. However, you will feel as though you have been transported to the vineyards of regional NSW as you dine amongst the wine barrels and share some delicious glasses with friends.


Address: Building 121, Bent Street The Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park NSW 2044

Capacity: 250 guests standing and 180 seated.

Contact: by phone on (02) 8097 9978 or via e-mail at enquiries@urbanwinerysydney.com.au

Points of difference: Australia’s first true urban winery, best known for its intimate and relaxed feel. The feeling of a regional vineyard within the city. Ability to host ceremony and reception in the one location, with no need for guests to have to travel.

Explore Urban Winery Sydney – and see photos below.

sydney winery wedding
sydney winery wedding
sydney winery wedding

Pier One Sydney Harbour // Wedding Venues Sydney

Simple and elegant and situated in one of Sydney’s most iconic positions, Pier One Sydney Harbour is an excellent choice for a wedding venue for any bride and groom wanting to leave a lasting impression. Celebrate your special day with an intimate wedding experience. End the day with a dining experience in The Gantry Restaurant.  Featuring the best of The Gantry four-course tasting menu and a selection of premium beverage packages. Drink and dine with the proud earner of One Hat from the Good Food Guide Awards 2020.


Address: Walsh Bay, 11 Hickson Rd, Sydney NSW 2000

Capacity:

Water room:

182 – seated round tables

142 – seated kings tables

350 – cocktail style

Bridge room and Marquee:

100 – seated (round or kings tables)

90 – seated + bridal table (round or kings tables)

150 – cocktail style

Dawes Point Rooms: 

140 – seated round tables

126 – seated kings tables

200 – cocktail style

Contact: Wedding Sales Manager on +61 402 717 294.

Points of difference: Exchange vows overlooking Sydney Harbour and dance the night away with the Sydney Harbour Bridge in the background. Five star catering

Explore Pier One Sydney Harbour – and see photos below.

sydney harbour wedding venue
sydney harbour wedding venue
sydney harbour wedding venue

Bells At Killcare // Wedding Venues Sydney

The ultimate garden wedding venue. Bells at Killcare is celebrated as one of Australia’s most distinctive hotels, this iconic regional venue is perfect for stylish boutique weddings. A relaxed yet romantic and sophisticated ambiance flows through the property from the gorgeous, classic Hampton’s style cottages to the authentic regional restaurant, beautiful purpose-built event space and soothing day spa. And, only 90 minutes drive north of Sydney and situated high on the NSW Bouddi Peninsula, the property is surrounded by untouched National Park, many secluded beaches and pristine bays. All together perfect as a wedding venue Sydney.


Address: 107 The Scenic Rd, Killcare Heights NSW 2251

Capacity: approximately 120 people for a sit down event or up to 220 people for a cocktail style event.

Contact: via phone on +61 2 4349 7000 or submit an enquiry here.

Points of difference: Secluded coastal retreat, perfect for stylish boutique weddings. Property features gorgeous, classic Hamptons style cottages, an authentic regional restaurant and luxurious day spa. Surrounded by untouched National Park.

Explore Bells At Killcare – and see photos below.

wedding venue killcare
wedding venue killcare
wedding venue killcare

Archie Rose Distilling Co. // Wedding Venues Sydney

This one is for the gin lovers. Say ‘I Do’ in Sydney’s most iconic gin distillery, surrounded by your favourite tipple. However, as it’s set right in the heart of Rosebery it’s a perfect escape from the city, but close enough to avoid having to organise accommodation for your guests! Talk about a wedding venue that has it all, right?


Address: 85 Dunning Ave, Rosebery NSW 2018

Capacity:

Full Bar Capacity: 150 guests

Mezzanine Capacity: 60 Guests (cocktail)

Contact: by phone on 02 8405 7420 or via e-mail on events@archierose.com.au

Points of difference: Offer tailored spirit experiences. Bespoke Martini Bars and high end tailored bar concepts. Collaborative menu experiences with some of the best chefs in Australia.

Explore Archie Rose Distilling Co. – and see photos below.

distillery wedding venue sydney
distillery wedding venue sydney
distillery wedding venue sydney

Luna Park Sydney // Wedding Venues Sydney

Luna Park Venues is one of Sydney’s most sought after wedding venues, for obvious reasons. Offering unique and elegant venues with unrivalled vistas of the Harbour Bridge and Opera House – it’s a popular choice for brides and grooms from across the country. Their team of experienced Wedding Event Managers will be with you every step of the way helping with all the details to create your memorable event in a magical location. Luna Park Venues also offers a truly unique ‘Brides on Rides’ experience providing the most unforgettable photo opportunity. Available exclusively for couples having their wedding reception at Luna Park Venues.


Address: 1 Olympic Dr, Milsons Point NSW 2061

Capacity:

Grand ballroom: 450 – 950

Crystal ballroom: 240 – 600

Sunset room: 140 – 300

Ted Hopkins room: 200 – 350

Palais: 120 – 250

Contact: by phone on +612 9033 7540 or via e-mail at sales@lunaparksydney.com. You can also submit an enquiry here.

Points of difference: Unrivaled vistas of the Harbour Bridge and Opera House. Unique ‘Brides on Rides’ experience providing the most unforgettable photo opportunity. Multiple rooms available to cater to weddings of all sizes.

Explore Luna Park Sydney – and see photos below.

luna park wedding sydney
luna park wedding sydney
luna park wedding sydney

Mayfield Gardens // Wedding Venues Sydney

At Mayfield, weddings are made magical with a picture-perfect venue and experience that is as special as your wedding should be. In the midst of the gardens, you’ll be ready to celebrate your love, creating magical moments and a memorable day. From the intimate to the grand, all of their wedding ceremony locations will cater to your unique style. The gardens create a stunning backdrop with 360-degree views creating memories and photo opportunities everywhere you look. The garden is yours for photographs and while you walk the garden capturing those memories, your guests can enjoy a delicious farm to table, seasonal canapés and platters in a beautiful setting.


Address: 530 Mayfield Rd, Oberon NSW 2787

Capacity: 250 seated and 400 cocktail.

Contact: by phone on 02 6336 3131 or via e-mail at marketing@mayfieldgarden.com.au or submit an enquiry here.

Points of difference: Glamping and the exclusive Mayfield Guesthouse as options for accommodation. Bluestone chapel located at the highest point of the garden

Explore Mayfield Gardens – and see photos below.

Mayfield Gardens
Mayfield Gardens
Mayfield Garden

Terrara House // Wedding Venues Sydney

Arriving at the entrance of Terrara House, driving down the breathtaking tree lined driveway, you are welcomed by the surrounding locally farmed animals. In the centre of the Estate is the jewel of Terrara, the historical heritage listed House and wedding venue accommodating up to twenty guests. In addition, The Stables accommodation offers up to eight guests, making for a perfect intimate occasion or weekend long celebration. The estate’s onsite horticulturist, Andre meticulously manages Terrara’s seventeen acres which boast endless ceremony locations including under the 100-year-old fig tree, mirrored garden with a life-sized chess board and a heart vine garden.


Address: 77 Millbank Rd, Terara NSW 2540

Capacity:

Chesters: up to 80 guests.

Marquee event: up to 150 guests.

Contact: by phone on +61 424 753 307 or submit an enquiry here.

Points of difference: historical heritage listed House accommodating up to twenty guests with twenty-three rooms for sleeping and entertaining. The Stables accommodation offers up to eight guests. Onsite garden Chef works the vast produce garden with horticulturist Andre from seedling to plate.

Explore Terrara House – and see photos below.

Terrara House
Terrara House
Terrara House

Want to know more about all of these wedding venues? Be sure to grab your tickets to One Fine Day Sydney so you can meet all the venues in person!

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By Katie Stow

 

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Editor of One Fine Day

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