The Abbotsford Convent by Bursaria

(3 reviews)
1 St. Heliers Street, Abbotsford, Victoria
Business Hours
7 days by appointment
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The Abbotsford Convent is a spectacular heritage-listed property set alongside the Yarra River in Melbourne's inner north. The property features magnificent courtyards, gardens, and oak trees that make striking ceremony and photo settings. Indoor ceremonies take place in The Good Shepherd Chapel and The Rosina Space offers a large interior reception hall for wedding receptions.

Located only 4kms from the CBD, The Abbotsford Convent by Bursaria offers a unique wedding destination for intimate gatherings or the biggest of celebrations. Bursaria’s award-winning catering will tempt your guests and our friendly team will assist you on your exciting journey ahead.

The Abbotsford Convent offers a picturesque heritage venue for you and your guests with three ceremony locations and venue conveniently located in the same precinct and offering:

•     A stunning ceremony in the Heritage gardens with rolling lawns and lush greenery or

•    The Good Shepherd Chapel, can host up to 250 guests or

•    The magnificent Oak tree conveniently located along the Yarra

•    Picturesque heritage architecture and gardens perfect for photography

•    Open-air courtyard to celebrate with pre-lunch/dinner drinks and gourmet canapes

•    The Rosina Function Space offers high ceilings, exposed wooden trusses, leadlight windows and designer chandeliers 250 seated guest capacity with dance floor to 500 guests cocktail style

•    Award-winning catering offering a grazing menu to share, plated or cocktail style dining

•    Dedicated event manager to assist you

“We believe a shared enjoyment of wonderful food is central to any great party – it brings people together and creates unforgettable moments”. Contact Bursaria today.

We look forward to assisting you to create your perfect wedding.

Venue Features

Reception guests

Min 80 / Max 250

Price per head

Low $120 / High $ 180


Indoors & Outdoors

Time restrictions

11:30 PM

In-house catering


3rd party catering


Event time included

5.00 hours

Additional hours

$8 Per Head

Music must end by

11:30 PM


(3 reviews)
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28 Feb 2019

They were really good! The day before it rained quite heavily and they took care of the area we wanted really well and made sure it would be perfect for our wedding. They were so professional and really knew what they were doing.

27 Oct 2018

We just got married at the Abbotsford Convent on the weekend and all we can say is "WOW!!!" Thank you so much to Haylee and all the Bursaria staff for the most incredible, magical, and amazing afternoon & evening of our lives! James & Anna

27 Oct 2018

We recently got married at the Abbotsford Convent and all we can say is "WOW!!!" Thank you so much to Haylee and all the Bursaria staff for the most incredible, magical, and amazing afternoon & evening of our lives! James & Anna

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