With a postcode in the heart of Sydney’s CBD, ivy Ballroom is the blank canvas wedding space you’ve been waiting for. Featuring a sweeping staircase & tall ceilings, the magnificent setting of your wedding is evident as soon as guests arrive. For seamless indoor and outdoor entertaining, sip champagne in the garden terrace, followed by a lavish seated dinner in romantic, candlelit surroundings.

The impressively spacious ivy Ballroom is set inside a heritage building with an awe-worthy staircase - perfect for an unforgettable entrance. Soaring ceilings, combine with an abundance of natural light, all to be perfectly complemented by your own designs vis-a-vis the in-house stylists and florists. Dazzling chandeliers dot the space, with a black-and-white design concept that makes it easy to add your unique wedding styling spin.


Add an award-winning catering team and ivy Ballroom sets the perfect scene for your dream wedding. At ivy, you'll have personalised wedding planning and assistance with everything from bespoke menu creation to your picture-perfect flowers.


Top 3 things you’ll love about your ivy Ballroom wedding:

  • Alfresco wedding spaces. The large outdoor garden terrace provides seamless indoor-outdoor entertaining, allowing for that perfect wedding day flow. Bestow your guests with champagne and canapes in the garden, followed by a multi-course seated dinner in the ballroom.
  • The atmosphere. Located in the heart of Sydney’s CBD, the spacious ballroom boasts an impressive staircase entrance, high ceilings, abundant natural light, and a stylish black-and-white interior that makes a romantic, candlelit setting. 
  • Award-winning catering. Part of the Merivale Group's extensive portfolio, the Ivy Ballroom caters to every wedding style. Menus can be easily customised, and you can rest assured your wedding day menus will not only be delicious and beautifully presented, but also served by a warm, friendly face.


What the ivy Ballroom wedding venue is like: 

  • Magnificent grand staircase entrance
  • Contemporary decor including large chandeliers and stylish carpet 
  • An abundance of natural light
  • A spacious, purpose-built wedding venue with flexible floorplan options
  • Six-metre high ceilings, pillarless ballroom
  • Huge, covered garden terrace


Here’s what else you need to know about ivy Ballroom weddings:

  • Seated dinner capacity of up to 370 guests
  • Cocktail style reception capacity of up to 1,000 guests
  • Packages start from around $175 per guest
  • Weddings incur a venue hire fee or minimum spend
  • The venue is licensed until Midnight


Am I allowed external suppliers at the ivy Ballroom?

  • Merivale is the exclusive catering team at ivy Ballroom
  • The venue allows for external music including live bands and DJs
  • In-house visual styling, production and florist team are available
  • External suppliers can be brought in to style the wedding space upon approval
  • Third-party furniture must be set up by the supplier used


ivy Ballroom services and facilities for receptions always include, but are not limited to: 

  • Award-winning in-house catering
  • Several bars and restaurants in the ivy complex for pre or post-wedding drinks and dining
  • Personalised wedding planning and assistance 
  • Wedding ceremony facilities 
  • Wheelchair access
  • Discounted parking nearby
  • Full AV support, lighting and staging through Scene Change (in-house supplier)


What are some of the nearby attractions to Ivy Ballroom? 

  • Establishment Precinct
  • Wynyard train station
  • Martin Place train station 
  • King Street Wharf
  • SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium 
  • Doltone House Hyde Park
  • Queen Victoria Building 


Service Area Sydney


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Yes, we have plenty of parking for your guests! 

We have a stunning covered garden terrace, providing seamless indoor/outdoor entertaining

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29 reviews 4.8 Write a Review

July 2021

Amazing! The venue and service throughout the whole planning process and on the night was outstanding. It was definitely a big effort behind the scenes leading up to our special day. Annabel from Merivale helped me work through the pandemic and made sure my dream wedding came to life. Thank you!

Alyssa S.

April 2019

Absolutely amazing! No one was ever waiting for drinks, the food was incredible. I can't flaw them at all.

Jacquelina S.

November 2018

Amazing, so good! The staff were really friendly, food was good, everything was perfectly organised and they provided so much in the package.

Tash W.

July 2017

We chose this venue in Manly because the venue was exciting to look at and the food was incredible. The staff were a dream to work with and this made it so much easier, the atmosphere on the night was electric and everyone had so much fun!

Claire O.

June 2017

10/5! Absolutely amazing! So good. Annabell was so helpful answering all my questions and made me so relaxed about everything and attended to every detail.

Sarah M.

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