Rippon Lea

1 5 4.8 (29 reviews) 
Elsternwick, Victoria  View Map
Business Hours
Monday to Sunday by Appointment

Explore the magnificent mansion and its manicured grounds at this historic Melbourne estate

Set in sprawling heritage listed gardens, this National Trust property is the ideal wedding venue. Designed and built in 1868 Rippon Lea is a perfect example of 19th century luxury.

*Ideal setting for stylish and classic wedding celebrations
*Alfresco entertaining space for a relaxed setting
*Picturesque gardens perfect for ceremonies
*Large dance floor with in house PA
*Host up to 180 for seated dinners or 250 for cocktail parties

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Wedding Venue Features

Reception guests

Min 50 / Max 250

Price per head

Low $135 / High $-


Indoors & Outdoors

Ceremony Guests

Min 50 / Max 250

Time restrictions

12:00 AM

In-house catering


3rd party catering


Event time included

5 hours

Music must end by

12:00 AM


4.8" 29  reviews Review this supplier
6 Jan 2017

Stunning location and Hannah at the National Trust was very helpful and accommodating for our day

29 Oct 2016

Our experience with Rippon lea was amazing. The wedding co coordinator was fantastic. The gardens were beautiful and the weather helped our day be even more amazing because everything was just perfect. We could not have picked a better venue to have our ceremony.

4 Sep 2016

I wanted to have the ceremony and reception at the same location to ease the travelling on our guests. It was an awesome opportunity to have our photography done at the Venue. Hannah was very kind on the day.

29 Jul 2016

Most stunning venue in Melbourne! Beautiful setup for an intimate ceremony by the pool area in winter and stunning deco decor to complete a truly magical night. Wonderful setup having the bridal table in the centre of the room to ensure everyone had optimal view at all times!

18 Mar 2016

Carilyn was such a great support at this venue! We had the time of our lives!

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