Rippon Lea

Rating
1 5 4.8 (42 reviews) 
Location
192 Hotham Street, Elsternwick, Victoria  View Map
Business Hours
Monday to Sunday by Appointment
Phone
03 9825 0000

Featuring acres of magnificent gardens and lawns, ornate chandeliers and a grand ballroom, National Heritage listed Rippon Lea House and Garden is the ideal setting for a luxury wedding.

Let the romantic surrounds, historic touches and glamour of a by-gone era be the backdrop for your perfect wedding.

National Heritage listed Rippon Lea House and Garden is one of Australia’s grand suburban estates. Discover 14 acres of sprawling gardens and sweeping lawns – the perfect spaces for on-site ceremonies and stunning photos. Enjoy pre-dinner cocktails poolside before moving into the magnificent ballroom complete with ornate chandelier to dine and dance the night away. It’s hard to believe this sublime setting is just ten kilometres from Melbourne’s CBD.

Designed and built in 1868 Rippon Lea is a perfect example of 19th century luxury and as a National Trust property sets an elegant standard for your wedding.

Rippon Lea will host a banquet for up to 180 guests or a cocktail party for 250. Your guests will be treated with exquisite food and beverage design from the city’s pre-eminent catering company Peter Rowland. For more than 50 years, Peter Rowland has been an intrinsic part of Melbourne’s food culture and helped hundreds of couples design bespoke and beautiful food experiences to complete their wedding day.

Elegance and magnificence combine to create the perfect surroundings for your wedding day at Rippon Lea. Your options are endless yet all equally magical at this elegant estate.


Exclusive to Peter Rowland, when you book Rippon Lea Estate, you'll also receive a dedicated wedding planner to walk you through the details and help make your day flow with ease. 


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Venue Features

Reception guests

Min 50 / Max 250

Price per head

Low $149 / High $ -

Ceremony

Indoors & Outdoors

Ceremony Guests

Min 50 / Max 250

Time restrictions

12:00 AM

In-house catering

Yes

3rd party catering

Yes

Event time included

5 hours

Music must end by

12:00 AM

Reviews

4.8" 42  reviews Review this supplier
23 Mar 2018

Thank you to Charlotte and the team at Peter Rowland Catering, we had the most amazing wedding reception at Rippon Lea.

Rippon Lea  

Thank you for your wonderful review Jacinta, the Peter Rowland team were delighted to host your wedding reception! Charlotte is definitely an asset to our team, and we are delighted that she was a part of your special day. Kind Regards Peter Rowland Team

1 Apr 2017

The venue is really beautiful, especially with the pool terrace it's like you're in your own little world. Such a gorgeous property for photos which was perfect as we didn't have to leave. Food was incredible and the staff were so attentive.

Rippon Lea  

Jade, thank you for your amazing feedback! The Peter Rowland team always work hard in ensuring we deliver delectable food & impeccable service. Our team were delighted to host your wedding reception in our beautiful surroundings. Kind Regards, Peter Rowland Team

25 Mar 2017

Fantastic service, very helpful, always attentive service and all basis we're covered. Staff are friendly and very professional.

Rippon Lea  

Thank you for your feedback Phylyse! We are delighted to hear of your all-round positive experience with our team, and thank you for allowing us to be a part of your special day. Kind Regards, Peter Rowland Team

18 Nov 2018

A really lovely venue, and it was great that we were able to have the ceremony and reception at the same place! National Trust were quite strict about the time frames for the ceremony booking, but the fees were not too expensive, and generally the wedding ceremony was coordinated well. Lucy was also very friendly and helpful! However we would have preferred a bit more assistance with liaising between National Trust and Peter Rowland, given that they are the exclusive caterer at Rippon Lea.

Rippon Lea  

Thank you very much for your feedback! The Peter Rowland team were delighted to host your wedding reception in our Ballroom. I am delighted to hear that the National Trust did an amazing job in facilitating your ceremony, and appreciate your feedback regarding the liasing between National Trust and our team. Please rest assured we have addressed this with the team to ensure that we improve on this. Kind Regards Peter Rowland Team

25 Aug 2017

Beautiful location and such a beautiful set up. It was simple but elegant with beautiful gardens. The mansion at night time was stunning and offered perfect photo opportunities. Highly recommend.

Rippon Lea  

Thank you Jade for your kind review. Our location is definitely remarkable! We are delighted to hear that you managed to capture stunning evening shots. Kind Regards, Peter Rowland Team

Location

Address
192 Hotham Street, Elsternwick, Victoria

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