Nestled in picturesque countryside, just 25 minutes north of Canberra, Poachers Pantry is the ideal venue for a wedding rich in rustic sophistication. With endless rural backdrops, it couldn’t be easier to capture incredible photos that you’ll cherish for a lifetime.
At Poachers Pantry, you’ll have exclusive access to our beautiful grounds and our undivided attention. Experience seamless transitions from ceremony, to photography around the property, to reception, all in one location. Boasting multiple ceremony and reception spaces, you’ll be spoiled for choice. Whether you're planning a sit-down dinner or a canape-style wedding, Poachers accommodate your needs.
Our Ceremony & Reception Spaces:
Begin your journey as a married couple under the majestic canopy of the Golden Elm Tree, or immerse yourselves in a world of blooming flowers in our stunning Marquee Gardens.
For intimate receptions of up to 65 guests, step into the rustic charm of our Smokehouse Restaurant. This space exudes warmth and intimacy, with an indoor fireplace for the cooler months and an outlook over the Kitchen Garden & Restaurant Lawns.
Looking for a reception space that seamlessly blends the beauty of the outdoors with modern comfort? Look no further than our Kitchen Garden, offering a delightful al fresco setting surrounded by vibrant fresh produce that brings farm-to-plate dining to life.
With a seating capacity for up to 240 guests, our spacious Garden Marquee ensures ample room for your friends and family to celebrate alongside you. Seamlessly integrated with the Marquee Gardens, overlooking unspoiled countryside, this versatile space provides a remarkable setting for your celebration.
Poachers Pantry was built on the Bruce Family’s love of good food and sharing it with family and friends. Poachers promise an unforgettable meal showcasing the finest local and seasonal ingredients that your guests will be talking about for years to come.
Discover the exquisite flavours of Poachers Vineyard wines, made from the grapes grown in our very own estate by our second generation Wine Grower, William Bruce. Experience the perfect blend of beverages across a range of flexible options, featuring craft beers and ciders, cocktails, boutique sodas and cold-pressed juices.
Behind every successful celebration stands our attentive weddings team led by our experienced Weddings Manager and talented Head Chef. During your complimentary planning meetings, our Weddings Manager will offer personalised guidance tailored to your individual style, preferences and vision.
Highlights of your Poachers Pantry wedding:
- An experienced weddings planner & wedding team
- A variety of ceremony & reception spaces
- Fully furnished & all essentials provided
- Catering to all dietary requirements
- Ceremony, reception and photography in one venue!
- Exclusive access to our grounds, with only one wedding a day
- Just 25 minutes from Canberra
- Vineyards from which we produce our own wines
- List of local recommended suppliers
- Sit-down or cocktail-style dining
- Obligation-free quote