Are you newly engaged and on the hunt for a stunning venue to celebrate with your friends and family? Here are 12 incredible venues for your cocktail engagement party.
So one of you proposed, and the other said ‘yes’? Congrats! This is an exciting chapter of your lives to celebrate. If you’re looking for the perfect venue to throw your cocktail engagement party, we’ve got you covered. Keep reading to discover our top spots for hosting stylish cocktail soirees.
Nestled in the heart of Melbourne’s iconic Royal Botanic Gardens, Jardin Tan’s lush garden setting makes it the perfect venue for your cocktail engagement party. The Southeast Asian-inspired seasonal menus at Jardin Tan make it a popular choice for cocktail soirees, with delicious bite-sized canapés making the rounds on trays, accompanied by hand-crafted cocktails. You’ll love the exceptional service and unrivalled location of this Melbourne venue.
Perfectly placed in Brisbane’s bustling CBD, on the banks of the Brisbane River, W Brisbane boasts luxe modern interiors and breathtaking city skyline views. Choose from a number of flexible venue spaces for your engagement party at this stylish five-star hotel, ranging from award-winning restaurants to a stunning rooftop terrace.
Situated in the heart of Melbourne’s vibrant inner north, Oliva Social is a trendy restaurant venue offering styling function spaces, warm service, and hearty Italian dining — perfect for relaxed cocktail engagement parties. With multiple dining spaces to hire individually or exclusive use available, Oliva Social is a flexible venue brimming with industrial-chic glamour.
Perfectly placed in the heart of sun-soaked Surfers Paradise, QT Gold Coast sets the scene for stylish cocktail engagement parties in the balmy Queensland climate. This fabulous boutique hotel is home to an array of impressive indoor and outdoor event spaces, including The Green — a beautiful 185-square-metre outdoor space combining vibrant Tropicana decor with a minimalist white ivory palette and its own private bar.
Coogee Bay Hotel is a beautiful beachfront event venue offering two gorgeous event spaces, as well as an extensive balcony area that overlooks the ocean. At Coogee Bay Hotel, you’ll have the flexibility to opt for set packages or design your perfect engagement party with a customised package, from room hire and styling to delicious catering and exciting add-ons.
Boasting a breathtaking waterfront location in Australia’s first-ever urban surf park, Three Blue Ducks Melbourne is a wonderful choice if you’re looking for a relaxed restaurant venue to host your cocktail engagement party. Enjoy picturesque water views, mouthwatering seasonal menus, and laidback vibes at this stylish Melbourne engagement party venue.
Perched beside the Swan River, Aloft Perth is a modern hotel venue with a spectacular rooftop space and a distinct New York city loft-style vibe. The hotel’s rooftop ballroom and adjoining terrace boast unparalleled views over the Swan River and Perth city skyline, forming the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable rooftop engagement party.
Le Ciel is a luxury events space offering extraordinary views of the Melbourne skyline, with iconic sights including AAMI Park, the MCG, the Rialto, and the rooftops of Old Richmond. The private terrace is the perfect spot for cocktail engagement parties at Le Ciel, giving your guests the chance to soak up the unrivalled views as they sip sparkling and savour delicious bite-sized canapés.
Establishment Bar by Merivale is a sleek and sophisticated events venue perfectly located in Sydney’s city centre. The former George Patterson House is a timeless space and the perfect backdrop for stylish engagement parties in Sydney. Run by the award-winning Merivale group, you can expect exceptional catering with bold, modern menus and top-notch service standards at Establishment Bar Sydney.
Located on the stunning Noosa River, Noosa Boathouse is a picture-perfect engagement party venue with three stunning event spaces. This floating boathouse is set over three levels and will blow your guests away with its jaw-dropping views of sparkling turquoise waters and magical sunsets. Aside from the views, you’ll love the modern Australian menus at Noosa Boathouse, showcasing locally sourced produced and delicious fresh seafood.
Kittyhawk is a trendy French-inspired cocktail bar and restaurant nestled in the heart of Sydney’s CBD. Engagement parties can be held in different areas depending on your needs, each one a chic, 1940s Parisian-inspired space brimming with old-world grandeur. Options include the Lounge, the Conservatory, and the Officers’ Mess, and you also have the option to hire the whole venue exclusively.
QT Canberra is a sophisticated boutique hotel offering a plethora of fabulous event spaces for your cocktail engagement party. You might choose to host your party at Lucky’s Speakeasy, a slick prohibition-style space with moody decor and designer touches. Other options include the light-filled Eureka Room and the heritage-style Cahoots Event Lounge. No matter which space you opt for, the impeccable service and mouthwatering canapé menus at QT Canberra are sure to leave a lasting impression.