Located in Brisbane and planning an intimate wedding celebration of up to 120 guests? Instead of hiring a large venue and appearing as though only half of your guests have shown up, book a venue that specifically caters to smaller weddings. To get you started on your venue hunt, we recommend you take a look at the top 18 small wedding venues in Brisbane as ranked by their customer reviews on Easy Weddings. These venues cater for up to 120 guests – perfect for those with intimate guest lists.
Hailed as a five-star venue by their Easy Weddings customer reviews, Lakelands Golf Club is up there with the most popular choices when it comes to small wedding venues in Brisbane. This venue offers couples the unique opportunity to host their ceremony, photoshoot and reception all within the one location, so you and your guests needn’t step foot off the property the entire day. Lakelands Golf Club caters for a minimum of 40 guests and a maximum of 120 guests, so intimate weddings are certainly welcome here. For more information and to view their photo gallery, be sure to check out Lakelands Golf Club’s Easy Weddings storefront. See more here.
The ultimate all-in-one venue that you will have all to yourself. Featuring Jacaranda Gardens, stunning photo locations, gorgeous reception room, a professional planner to assist every step of the way and so much more!
With 180-degree views of Bramble Bay, Full Moon Hotel is sure to leave your guests with memories to last a lifetime. This classic vintage venue features interiors from its original 1867 building and the choice between two equally gorgeous function rooms: the Shorncliffe Room, and the Moonlight Bar and Deck package. Depending on which room you choose, Full Moon Hotel reaches capacity at around 120 guests. Check out their storefront and contact their dedicated and experienced function team today.
Experience incredible 180-degree views of Bramble Bay during your wedding reception at The Full Moon Hotel. This heritage wedding venue dates back to 1867 and features three intimate wedding reception spaces you'll love.
With stunning views across the Coral Sea to Moreton Island, Stradbroke Island Beach Hotel is the ideal location for those planning a small wedding. Allow their dedicated team to assist planning every detail of your reception to ensure you receive the wedding of your dreams. This venue has a number of packages when it comes to your reception, reaching capacity at 110 seated guests. And, with accommodation available on-site, why not make a weekend out of your wedding at Stradbroke Island Beach Hotel? Click here to find out more.
Set on Tamborine Mountain, Heritage Wines offers couples magnificent views over the Gold Coast Hinterland and out to the Pacific Ocean as backdrop to their wedding day. This venue is renowned for their spectacular location, great food, and award winning wines. The property allows couples to host their ceremony, photoshoot and reception of up to 120 guests all within the one property. If you are planning an intimate affair, Heritage Wines is definitely one to put on your list. Check out their Easy Weddings storefront here.
Surrounded by beautiful Gold Coast hinterland on Tamborine Mountain, Hampton Estate Wines has everything you need to host a flawless wedding day. The grounds contain numerous outdoor and indoor wedding venues, including a glasshouse, marquee, and expansive manicured gardens. Boutique hotel accommodation is also available for the bridal party or wedding guests.
The White Chapel and the Black Hall are two gorgeous venues perfect for those with smaller guest lists. The new White Chapel Kalbar seats up to 90 guests and is a blank canvas for you to bring your wedding vision to life. Similarly, located directly behind the White Chapel, Black Hall – once a Sunday School – seats up to 80 wedding guests. Other function spaces include the Black Hall Pergola area complete with fireplace and fairy lights, The Grounds, and The Barn Barn perfect for a rustic wedding. Click here to find out more about the White Chapel and the Black Hall.
Chapel seating capacity for up to 90 wedding guests
Elegant outdoor country setting with outdoor fireplaces
Stylish barn reception venue for up to 70 guests
Located in Kalbar, under an hour's drive from Brisbane
Dreaming of a fairytale, country wedding? The 'multi award winning 'White Chapel Kalbar and Black Hall Kalbar venue is the perfect place for 'dream' wedding ceremonies and receptions. The historic chapel is a heavenly space with an arched roof and elegant chandeliers, while Black Hall is an ultra stylish with a fireplace and antler chandeliers.
Located in a rural setting, the Old Church offers a range of packages to suit private smaller weddings of up to 100 guests. This enchanting and exclusive venue offers intimate garden weddings, formal dining, and marquee weddings overlooking their beautiful landscaped gardens. And, with boutique accommodation available on-site for the bridal party, there’s no need to rush home after your wedding at The Old Church. Check out their storefront and begin planning your intimate wedding today.
Set along the Brisbane River waterfront, Indooroopilly Golf Club is a stunning wedding venue with beautifully manicured gardens for your ceremony and two bright, spacious ballrooms to choose from for your wedding reception.
Set on the edge of the Coral Sea in the Whitsundays, Villa Botanica could just be the wedding venue of your dreams. Featuring superb tropical gardens and architecture, breathtaking views, and the ability to host up to 100 guests, this venue is ideal for those planning an intimate wedding in a stunning location. And, with the ability to host your ceremony, reception, photoshoot, and even stay the night, there’s no need to rush between venues on your special day. Check out their storefront and find out why so many newlyweds adore their experience at Villa Botanica.
Overlooking breathtaking Pioneer Bay, Villa Botanica is a 5-star wedding venue complete with breathtaking ocean views, expansive, lush gardens, and a very romantic atmosphere. A two-time ABIA award-winning Whitsundays venue, this tropical paradise is a must for couples after excellent service, a world-class venue, luxe accommodation, an oceanfront reception area, and delectable wedding menus.
Set in the heart of Mt Ommaney, McLeod Country Golf Club could be everything you’ve been searching for in a venue. With 32 five-star customer reviews backing them, this venue is the a popular choice among those planning an intimate wedding with just their nearest and dearest. McLeod Country Golf Club features exceptional views over the golf course, the ability to host your ceremony and photoshoot in the one location, and seats up to 130 guests in their reception room. If you are on the hunt for a small wedding venue in Brisbane, we cannot recommend McLeod Country Club enough. To find out more, we recommend taking a look at their Easy Weddings storefront here.
Set high above the city at Spring Hill, it’s easy to see why Urban Hotel Brisbane is one of the most popular small wedding reception venues in Brisbane. Priding themselves on delivering a high quality event with a stunning view, your every wedding wish is taken care of by their experienced and dedicated wedding planner to ensure your wedding goes off without a hitch. This venue caters for a maximum of 110 guests and offers accommodation on-site, so why not make a weekend out of your wedding at Hotel Urban Brisbane? Click here to find out more.
Priding themselves on being Queensland’s most awarded restaurant reception venue, Courthouse Restaurant is ideal for those with a smaller wedding guest list. Featuring award-winning cuisine, five-star service, historical character and breathtaking views, this waterfront venue reaches capacity at 110 guests. Check out their storefront and begin planning your special day at Courthouse Restaurant.
Situated on Wickham Terrace, Spring Hill, United Service Club is one of the most popular small wedding venues in Brisbane. Featuring high ceilings, sweeping staircases, chandeliers, stained-glass windows, and the ability to host 120 guests, this venue is perfect for those planning a celebration with only their nearest and dearest. And, with a Bridal Suite included at no charge for the marrying couple to use, what’s stopping you planning your wedding at United Service Club? Click here to visit their Easy Weddings storefront.
Situated in the suburb of Woolloongabba, Diana Plaza Hotel is the ideal choice for those with an intimate wedding guest list. This venue is conveniently located close to popular photography destinations including Southbank Parklands and Kangaroo Point Cliffs, and reaches capacity at 120 guests. Read their glowing customer reviews and find out why you should host your wedding at Diana Plaza Hotel.
Located at historic Beaumont House, Topiaries could be exactly what you’ve been searching for. This unique venue allows couples to host their ceremony, photoshoot and reception all within the one stunning location, so you and your guests needn’t rush between venues on your big day. Topiaries at Beaumont has three function rooms to choose from, seating from 50 to 100 guests depending on which room you choose. Whatever you envision for your special day, the dedicated team behind Topiaries at Beaumont will ensure your wedding dreams come true. For more information, be sure to visit their website by clicking the link above.
Located just 25 minutes from Brisbane, The Belvedere Hotel is a popular choice among those seeking a small wedding venue. This venue features stunning water view and sunset views, a number of function rooms, and the ability to cater for weddings of two, to cocktail events of up to 200. If you are on the hunt for an award-winning wedding venue to host your intimate event, we cannot recommend The Belvedere Hotel enough. But don’t just take our word for it – check out their website and find out for yourself why so many newlyweds chose The Belvedere Hotel to host their big day.
Spicers Balfour Hotel could be everything you’ve been searching for and more. This award-winning Brisbane venue is renowned for its chic and stylish interior, luxury accommodation, and its ability to put on spectacular weddings. The two function rooms at Spicers Balfour Hotel reach capacity at 48 guests, so this venue is the perfect choice for those with shorter guest lists. For more information, be sure to visit their website by clicking the link above.
The Incholm Hotel is up there with the most popular wedding venues in Brisbane for an intimate event. The Incholm Hotel offers couples the choice between two magnificent venues: The Foxtrot Room and The Charleston Room. The Foxtrot Room caters for up to twelve guests, making it ideal for those with just their nearest and dearest in attendance. On the other hand, The Charleston Room caters for up to 100 guests banquet style for those with a larger, but still intimate guest list. Whatever function room you choose, your event at Incholm Hotel is sure to be something truly magical. For more information on The Incholm Hotel, we recommend taking a look at their website by clicking the link above.
Located at Mt Samson, the Lyell Deer Sanctuary is the perfect setting for those wanting to tie the knot in a magical location. Set away from the hustle and bustle of Brisbane, this venue is a popular wedding destination for animal lover couples and those with intimate guest lists. Deer roam freely on this seven acre sanctuary, so you’re sure to capture some truly spectacular wedding photos to cherish for a lifetime. For more information on Lyell Deer Sanctuary, be sure to check out their website by clicking the link above.
Located in Fortitude Valley, 321 Water Street Bar & Kitchen is a popular choice among those seeking a small wedding venue in Brisbane. This intimate venue is the perfect place for those with shorter guest lists, accommodating from 30 to 100 guests in their two unique indoor and outdoor function spaces. If you are in the market for a small wedding venue with big character, we cannot recommend 321 Water Street Bar & Kitchen enough. Find out more on their website.
If you have a shorter guest list, we recommend booking a venue that accommodates intimate weddings rather than allowing a larger venue to swamp your event and leave it looking bare. For those in the market for a small wedding venue in Brisbane, these 18 suppliers are your best bet.