The Gables

(51 reviews)
15 Finch St, Malvern East, Victoria
Business Hours
By Appointment
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Located in Malvern East on tranquil Finch Street, The Gables is a charming country manor and outdoor wedding venue in Melbourne with magnificent gardens and a flower-covered gazebo. Celebrate in residential luxury, surrounded by glittering chandeliers and stained glass windows with outlooks over lush lawns and water fountains. It's a picture-perfect setting for garden ceremonies too.

Join us for our Wedding Expo to see our spectacular Wedding Venue, on Saturday the 14th of September 11am-2pm.
Complimentary bubbles on arrival and fantastic provider discounts.
Register to receive a complimentary showbag on arrival.

Built in 1902 and retaining many of its original architectural features, The Gables is renowned as one of Melbourne's finest venues for weddings and private functions. Boasting with traditionally decorated rooms with crystal chandeliers, a lead light conservatory, parquetry floorings, sixteen foot ceilings, a sweeping staircase and open fireplaces.

The Gables is centrally located in a beautiful grandeur Victorian Estate on a tree-lined street to provide you with the perfect atmosphere to celebrate your most memorable day or event. A generous verandah overlooking the magnificent gardens,makes this a delightful place for your guests to enjoy pre-dinner drinks and canapes. Nestled amongst the trees, is a gazebo covered in climbing roses; the perfect setting for a garden ceremony. With exclusive use of the house, garden and off street parking, we host only one wedding at a time. Catering for up to 120 guests seated or 250 guests in cocktail-style.

Whether your preference is a formal lunch or dinner, cocktail party or even the award-winning high tea, The Gables has a professional and dedicated events team and wedding coordinators offering personalised service in a truly grand and romantic environment.

We now offer 1920's styled Gatsby weddings.

The Gables Mansion and Gardens are open for inspection most Saturdays and midweek by appointment. Call the team to make your exclusive booking.



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Venue Features

Reception guests

Min 30 / Max 300

Price per head

Low $115 / High $ 165


Indoors & Outdoors

Ceremony Guests

Min 30 / Max 300

Time restrictions

1:30 AM

In-house catering


3rd party catering


Event time included

5.00 hours

Music must end by

1:30 AM


(51 reviews)
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11 Nov 2018

The Gables were excellent with us. The organisation was fantastic and they were exceptional with communication. The venue was great and the perfect setting for our wedding day.

13 Oct 2018

Choosing The Gables as our wedding venue was the best wedding decision we made! From our first meeting until the day itself, The Gables were efficient, professional, supportive and reliable. They helped us in putting together the perfect day. Ourselves and our guests also made many comments throughout the day about how wonderful the venue and gardens were, the food was delicious and the staff efficient. Thanks to The Gables for making our day perfect.

16 Feb 2018

Our Wedding day was made PERFECT by all at The Gables in Malvern. They have professional wedding planners, excellent service, a beautiful mansion and stunning garden for our ceremony. The food was absolutely delicious. We loved it all! We highly recommend The Gables as the perfect place for your wedding!

14 Mar 2020

The Gables were fantastic. Phil was brilliantly organised, and made sure the day ran like clockwork. The venue itself is beautiful, especially for a garden ceremony. The food is delicious.

7 Mar 2020

The Gables were amazing! From our very first venue visit down to the very end of the day, their communication and organization was flawless! Staff were amazing and the food fabulous. All of our guests commented not only on how beautiful the venue was, but how great the service was. Our Gatsby themed wedding with the Gables was our perfect fairytale!

29 Feb 2020

This Is the most beautiful venue, looking at it online does not do it justice. Do yourself a favour and visit in person. We had seen it online and were interested but still looking at other venues... that is, until we visited in person. The beauty and charm, the staff are fantastic, so kind and informative. We mostly dealt with Philippa who was absolutely fantastic, but also met Jessica (owner) and Joy who were also wonderful. We have had so many comments on the venue, food and service. The food was sooo much better than we ever expected; quality you would expect in a fine dining restaurant. We could not fault our experience with the gables. Value for money was exceptional and we want to do it all over again!!! Huge thanks to Phil and team who were so kind and helpful through the entire process! Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for making our wedding so beautiful and memorable. Lots of love, Leticia and Josh

20 Sep 2019

They were very organised and very friendly. We had all the catering include, the food was excellent and the service was also pretty good! They did the decor as well, which was great and definitely took some stress off!

2 Mar 2019

We had an excellent experience. The day ran like clock-work. The gardens are so beautiful.

7 Dec 2018

The Gables Malvern is a great wedding venue. Aside from the reception we also had our ceremony in the garden on site. The venue itself was beautiful and felt we didn't need to decorate it as much. Sue was our wedding coordinator and was fantastic. Right from meeting her we felt comfortable and knew we were in good hands. There was a variety of food options but also catered to allergies/intolerance's and the food we chose was delicious . Sue was helpful in coordinating with the suppliers and their requirements (ie. wedding band set-up, videographer/photographer equipment storage).

1 Dec 2018

Venue is stunning and it was a perfect day

22 Sep 2018

Excellent location, professional staff and good food. The Gables's crew helped coordinated the day and it was a great relief for us. Overall service was fantastic, from our first meeting to the wedding day. We had a great day, Thank you very much.

2 Sep 2018

We were delighted with the presentation of The Gables, it was the perfect setting to celebrate. There were a few minor issues in planning and on the day, but a good time was had by all guests. Note: The Venue is too small for bridal table of more than 10.

8 Aug 2018

I would highly recommend The Gables as it has all the beautiful natural elements of the garden, traditional elegance with a modern touch to the cuisine. Compliments Sue, to the chef & all those who worked on the food preparation. Any special dietary requirements were incorporated smoothly for the guest.

22 Mar 2018

We had a fantastic day. We ended up with an inside ceremony and reception (it rained) and it was perfect - the windows are stunning, the details on the walls. It also contained the 30 kids who came to the wedding - who had a great time flitting between a couple of rooms. The food was good, Sue who looked after us on the day had everything running smoothly.

15 Mar 2018

The staff were very helpful and accomodating. The reception room looked absolutely stunning, as did the garden ceremony. A beautiful location and venue.

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