The best small wedding venues in Melbourne

Located in Melbourne and planning an intimate wedding of up to 120 guests? Instead of hiring a large venue and appearing as though nobody’s shown up, book a venue that specifically caters to smaller weddings. To get you started on your venue hunt, here’s a list of the best small wedding venues in Melbourne as ranked by their customer reviews on Easy Weddings. These venues accommodate up to 120 guests – perfect for those with smaller guest lists.

*As correct on publish date November 1, 2017

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Seaview Room – Brighton

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With breathtaking views overlooking Brighton Beach and Port Philip Bay, Seaview Room is the perfect setting to host your relaxed beachside wedding. Catering to wedding ceremonies and receptions of 30 to 100 guests, this venue is ideal for those looking to host an event with just their nearest and dearest. Seaview Room features multiple ceremony locations either on-site or barefoot on the beach, flexible packages to suit your every wedding want and need, and a dedicated team who will assist in all things wedding related. Check out their storefront and find out why so many newlyweds adore Seaview Room.

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St Andrews Conservatory

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St Andrews Conservatory – the jewel of Melbourne’s iconic Pumphouse Hotel – could just be the wedding venue of your dreams. Along with its abundance of natural light through its distinctive glass roof, St Andrews Conservatory is known for its delicate bamboo lanterns that illuminate the venue and create a highly romantic ambience. This venue can cater for 60 to 120 seated wedding guests. Read their reviews and find out why St Andrews Conservatory is one of the most popular small wedding venues in Melbourne!

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Lyrebird Falls Receptions

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Set within the evergreen forest of the Dandenong Ranges, Lyrebird Falls Receptions promises to bring your wedding vision to life. Known for creating unique, intimate, and beautiful weddings, this venue features a beautiful chapel, a gazebo, and a stunning newly refurbished dining room. And, catering for 70 to 115 guests, Lyrebird Falls is perfect for those planning an intimate wedding. Check out their storefront and contact their passionate and friendly wedding coordinators today.

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Inglewood Estate

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Situated in the secluded valley of Kangaroo Ground, Inglewood Estate is the perfect choice for those seeking a private wedding away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Inglewood Estate offers their hand-built stone Chapel featuring antique harmonium and pews, stained glass windows, and wrought-iron candelabras for wedding ceremonies, and a stunning reception centre featuring breathtaking reviews for the celebration into the night. Inglewood Estate reaches capacity at 120 guests, so this venue is ideal for intimate weddings. Click here to view their storefront. 

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Avalon Castle

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Catering for smaller weddings of 30 to 120 guests, Avalon Castle is the perfect place to host your special day with just your nearest and dearest. This charming and rustic venue features a gazebo perfect for a garden wedding, a chapel with stained glass windows, and a dining room that overlooks the gardens. And, with plenty of photography opportunities and accommodation on-site, there’s no need to jump between venues on your big day. Check out Avalon Castle today.

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Goona Warra Vineyard

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Priding itself on being a truly picturesque vineyard, Goona Warra Vineyard is the perfect place for a romantic and elegant occasion. Known for hosting exceptional weddings tailored to your vision and your budget, this venue caters for weddings of 40 to 120 guests. Get in contact with the team behind Goona Warra Vineyard and begin planning your intimate winery wedding today.

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Mornington Golf Club 

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Mornington Golf Club offers couples the unique opportunity to say ‘I do’ with breathtaking views over sweeping greens, Port Philip Bay, and the Melbourne skyline as backdrop. Set in manicured gardens, this venue offers two function rooms to choose from and accommodates wedding parties of 40 to 120 guests. Check out their storefront and begin planning your special day at Mornington Golf Club.

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The Baths Middle Brighton

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Located on Brighton Beach front and overlooking Melbourne’s only remaining sea baths, The Baths Middle Brighton is the perfect location to host your relaxed and intimate wedding celebration. Specialising in tailored functions, this venue can be booked for exclusive use for up to 120 seated guests. Click here to find out more about The Baths Middle Brighton.

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Yarra Valley Estate

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Yarra Valley Estate offers couples the unique opportunity to exchange vows in their picturesque Open Air Chapel. Perfect for those who enjoy the outdoors, this venue set among beautiful gardens and with views over the Yarra Valley accommodates up to 100 seated wedding guests in the main dining room. Read their reviews and find out why so many couples adore Yarra Valley Estate.

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Studley Park Boathouse

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The team at Studley Park Boathouse promise to bring your wedding vision to life within their walls. Set on the upper reaches of the Yarra River, this historic building offers modern cuisine, tailored menus, and two function rooms to choose from that accommodate 40 to 120 guests. Click here to find out more about Studley Park Boathouse.

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The Gables

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Located in East Malvern, five-star venue The Gables is a favourite among those planning a smaller wedding. Built in 1902 and retaining many of its original architectural features, this stunning venue is renowned for being one of Melbourne’s finest venues for weddings of up to 120 seated guests or 250 cocktail guests. The Gables is nestled in a beautiful grandeur Victorian Estate and overlooks magnificent gardens – the perfect location for weddings of all themes. This highly sought-after venue hosts one wedding at a time and allows couples exclusive use of the house, garden and off street parking so you can truly enjoy your celebration of love. To find out if The Gables is the perfect venue to host your intimate wedding, we recommend taking a look at their Easy Weddings storefront here.

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