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St Francis Winery Resort

4.8  ( 44 reviews ) · 14 Bridge Street, Old Reynella, South Australia · Show Phone
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OVERVIEW

Set amidst five acres overlooking a tranquil lake, St Francis Winery Resort offers a charming setting for destination weddings in Reynella, South Australia. This stunning winery wedding venue near Adelaide boasts boutique on-site accommodation, five beautiful wedding spaces, picturesque gardens, attentive service & endless photo opportunities for your special day.

Just a short drive from Adelaide CBD, at the gateway to the famous McLaren Vale Wine region, you'll find St Francis Winery Resort. This award-winning winery venue has everything you need to host an unforgettable wedding in one place, including stylish accommodation, elegant wedding spaces, idyllic gardens, and beautiful photo backdrops. Choose from one of St Francis's carefully curated wedding packages and let the team take care of the finer details for a seamless and stress-free wedding experience. 

With its meticulously manicured gardens, historic winery building, and serene outlook by Lake Carew in Old Reynella, St Francis Winery is a wedding photographer's dream. Many couples choose to make the most of the picturesque setting by hosting an outdoor ceremony in the gardens followed by an al fresco reception dinner under the stars in the warmer months. Alternatively, if you'd prefer an indoor celebration, the charming Cellar Room and spacious Main Vines Room are popular wedding spaces at the venue.

 

"From the moment we met the function coordinator and were shown the venue, we fell in love! Communication leading up to the day was quick, and every question was answered promptly. The wedding day itself was magical — the food was amazing, the bar staff were fantastic, and so many guests commented on how amazing the venue was! I would highly recommend St Francis as a wedding destination." - Lauren G.

 

St Francis Winery Resort offers an array of stunning ceremony and reception spaces for your Adelaide wedding:

  • The Gardens. St Francis's immaculate garden areas are situated by Lake Carew, with swaying willow trees, manicured lawns, and enchanting rose gardens forming an idyllic backdrop for outdoor ceremonies and al fresco wedding receptions. The largest lawn area can accommodate up to 250 guests, offering endless flexibility for you to create your dream outdoor wedding at this popular winery venue.
  • The Cellar Room. With its high ceilings, exposed wooden beams, ambient pendant lighting, and a private bar, the charming Cellar Room is perfect for hosting intimate sit-down receptions at St Francis Winery Resort. This inviting space can accommodate up to 80 seated guests and 120 standing.
  • The Main Vines Room. This versatile room is the largest reception space at St Francis Winery, catering for up to 120 seated guests and 180 standing. The Main Vines Room features soaring ceilings, rustic wooden beams, and an antique wheel centrepiece hanging from the ceiling. The room is fully self-contained, boasting its own pergola, bar, lounge area, fireplace, and spacious dancefloor.

 

Highlights of St Francis Winery Resort weddings:

  • Picturesque winery wedding venue just 30 minutes from Adelaide CBD
  • Multiple ceremony and reception spaces to choose from
  • Bespoke all-in-one wedding packages tailored to suit your vision and budget
  • Boutique on-site accommodation with 41 ensuite guest rooms
  • Experienced in-house wedding coordinators to assist with planning
  • Endless photo opportunities across the sprawling property
  • Catering for weddings of up to 250 guests


"St Francis is a picture-perfect place! The grounds, the food, the service!! It's amazing our families are still raving about our wedding! Having the on-site accommodation is so convenient, and the rooms are so cosy yet modern, especially with the spas." - Carlie D.

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Venue Features

Indoor / Outdoor Ceremony

Min 30 / Max 180 Reception guests

Price per head: Low $79 / High $ 205

Min 30 / Max 180 Ceremony Guests

Time restrictions: 12:00 AM

In-house catering

8.00 hours Event time included

Additional Hours $150 Per Hour

Music must end by 12:00 AM


Wedding Brochure

St Francis Winery Resort Brochure

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Free Bridal Suite Accommodation

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44 reviews 4.8 Write a Review

May 2023

St Francis were an absolute dream to work with. They were flexible, friendly, communicative, organised and enthusiastic about our wedding day. They made every accommodation they possibly could and understood our vision for our special celebration. Not only that, but the venue was made to look absolutely spectacular with lights and vines and splashes of gorgeous colour. The food was also a real stand out. Many of our guests kept continuously commenting on how delicious and generous the portions were. And the dance floor was a great size for our wedding. We couldn't recommend St Francis enough!

Leeza

February 2023

St Francis Winery were the perfect one stop shop venue for our wedding. We had everything there from accommodation, ceremony, photography and reception. The gardens were beautiful and very well maintained with the duck pond, complete with ducks and a wishing well. The food was five star.. big serves and delicious! The old school barn was perfect once decorated. Everything was within walking distance. The accommodation (Bridal suite) was fantastic with comfortable bed and the grassed area outside accommodation with tables was a perfect spot to relax and have a few drinks.

Meagan O'connell O.

January 2023

St Francis Winery ticked all our boxes from the get go but the lovely Linda definitely helped us decide the venue was for us. She was ever so helpful from 2 years away when we booked the venue to the day. From the millions of questions and emails and all the reassuring words then following us around on the day making sure we have had something to drink and eat and to make sure everything was going to plan. The food was to die for! The guests are still raving on about how good the food was and that they didn't need to drop into maccas on the way home. It's the perfect venue to customise and make your own.

Rachelle R.

March 2023

All the staff at St Francis were friendly and helpful. They made the whole process easy and the day ran smoothly thanks to the event managers. The location was perfect and grounds were lovely for photos.

Rebecca

January 2023

Our day ran smoothly. Stress free day. The customer service was really good.

Jacinta F.

St Francis Winery Resort

Hi Jacinta, thanks for your lovely review. I wish you and Brett all the best. Kind regards, Linda


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Is it possible to have an all inclusive wedding reception for 100 people for $15,000 or less

Ideally want a cocktail style reception with a DJ for entertainment. Do not want a rustic style wedding venue.

St Francis Winery Resort

Good Evening  !

We can offer a cocktail style reception , for $150pp includes Function room hire, Ceremony set up, canapes served over 2 hours, 3 hour standard drinks package, chair covers, centrepieces and accommodation in our newly renovated Bridal suite on the night of your wedding!   

Our venue is historical and has it's own character and charm with exposed beams for the ceiling and beautiful gardens near the Lake Carew with weaping willow trees for your backdrop. 

Do I need security at my venue?

Do most venues provide this or do I need to look around? I don't know if I need it, but we have a large group (210) so I wanted to know if that means I need it? Also what is the ratio of security to guests?

St Francis Winery Resort

Hi Kyle

We have one security person at our venue but we sometimes bring in more security if numbers of guests attending are a very large amount. 

Kyle J

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