Top 9 small wedding venues in Sydney

Located in Sydney and planning an intimate soiree of up to 130 guests? Instead of hiring a large wedding venue and appearing as though only half of your guest list have shown up, book a venue that specifically caters to smaller weddings. To get you started on your intimate venue hunt, here are the top 9 small wedding venues in Sydney as ranked by the customer reviews on Easy Weddings. These venues cater for up to 130 guests – perfect for those with smaller wedding guest lists.

*As correct on publish date November 2, 2017


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Dunbar House

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Located just a stone throw away from the shores of Sydney Harbour, 1830’s historic mansion Dunbar House is one of the most popular wedding venues in Sydney. Featuring a breathtaking view of Watsons Bay, local beaches, and the Sydney city skyline, this enchanting venue accommodates 110 seated guests. And, with dedicated event staff on hand to assist with all things wedding, you can rest assured you’ll create something truly special at Dunbar House. Read their customer reviews and find out why so many newlyweds adore their experience at Dunbar House.

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Metro Mirage Hotel Newport

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Multi award-winning four star Metro Mirage Hotel Newport offers couples the unique opportunity to say ‘I do’ waterfront. Set on the shores of Pittwater waterway in Sydney’s Northern Beaches, this venue caters for 30 to 130 guests making it one of the most popular small intimate wedding venues in Sydney. And, with their packages including the bonus gift of an overnight stay for the marrying couple, Metro Mirage Hotel Newport really has thought of everything to bring your wedding dreams to life. Check out their storefront today.

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Public Dining Room

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Situated at the southern end of Balmoral Beach, Public Dining Room is the perfect venue to host your intimate wedding. Featuring sweeping views from its boardwalk, this venue has a variety of function rooms to choose from, accommodating 30 to 115 wedding guests depending on which area you choose. Visit their storefront and begin planning your special day at Public Dining Room with the help of their dedicated wedding coordinator.

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Cafe Morso Events

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Priding themselves on not being your typical wedding venue, Cafe Morso Events offers their boutique waterfront restaurant to host your special day. Featuring intimate heritage architecture, this harbour-fronted venue accommodates up to 58 seated guests and 130 cocktail guests. Allow their dedicated event management team to create something truly special for your monumental occasion – visit Cafe Morso Events’ storefront today.

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Kemps Creek Sporting & Bowling Club 

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Known for delivering superb service at a competitive price, fully refurbished Kemps Creek Sporting & Bowling Club is the perfect place to host your wedding day. Featuring plenty of photography opportunities and the ability to host both your ceremony and reception in one location, this venue reaches capacity at 110 guests. Additionally, this venue falls under one of the most affordable wedding reception venues in Sydney under $100 per head. Check out their customer reviews and find out why Kemps Creek Sporting & Bowling Club is the perfect small wedding venue for you.

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Somersby Gardens Estate

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Somersby Gardens Estate could just be the wedding venue you’ve always dreamed about. Set on 50 acres, this property is completely secluded in its native bushland setting – perfect for an intimate wedding of up to 120 guests. And, with the ability to host your wedding ceremony, reception, AND have your photos taken on the grounds, there’s no need to travel between venues on your special day. Click here to find out more about Somersby Gardens Estate.

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Bonnie Doon Golf Club

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Founded in 1879, Bonnie Doon Golf Club is the ideal choice of wedding venue for those planning an intimate occasion in a historic setting. Featuring stunning views of the fairways and landscaped gardens and set near the beach, this refurbished Georgian-style clubhouse caters up to 130 seated guests. Visit their storefront and begin planning your special day at Bonnie Doon Golf Club.

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Boathouse on Blackwattle Bay

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Boathouse on Blackwattle Bay offers couples the unique opportunity to say ‘I do’ with panoramic views across Blackwattle Bay to Anzac Bridge and the city skyline as backdrop. This historic converted boathouse on Sydney’s Harbour is truly a spectacular setting for an intimate wedding, reaching capacity at 120 guests. And, with the ability for newlyweds to arrive at their reception via water taxi, Boathouse on Blackwattle Bay really does pull out all the stops for a magical wedding. Click here to find out more.

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The team behind National Trust property Lindesay offer their elegant 1830s mansion to host your special day. Featuring views across their manicured lawns to the iconic Sydney Harbour, this venue is perfect for intimate soirees of up to 100 wedding guests. This venue only takes on 12 large functions a year, so rest assured you’ll receive the team’s undivided attention on your special day. Check out their storefront and begin planning your magical day at Lindesay.

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