16 Sydney wedding venues perfect for a city wedding

Located in Sydney, New South Wales and thinking of hosting your wedding in the big smoke? You have come to the right place! To get the ball rolling, we recommend you check out these 16 Sydney wedding venues perfect for a city wedding. For your convenience, these have been ranked by their customer reviews on Easy Weddings.

*As correct on July 6, 2018


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The Tea Room QVB

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With 36 five-star customer reviews on Easy Weddings, The Tea Room QVB is easily one of the most popular wedding venues in Sydney’s spectacular city. This heritage venue exudes elegance and opulence, and is renowned for their truly sophisticated weddings and events. The Tea Room QVB has a Grand Ballroom layout and accommodates between 50 to 200 seated guests or up to 300 cocktail guests. Whatever you envision for your special day, the dedicated team behind this truly magnificent venue will ensure your dream wedding is brought to life. Click here to find out more. 

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L’Aqua 

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With spectacular views overlooking the shores of Darling Harbour and Cockle Bay Wharf, L’Aqua is the perfect venue to hold your wedding ceremony and reception. This venue is transformed into two exclusive five-star function spaces: the Gold Room features leather and timber walls, a feature wall and a gold-leaf octagonal ceiling with a Swarovski crystal cherry blossom chandelier; and the Terrace Room features contemporary decor, a chic feature wall, and spectacular water views from every seat in the room. Click here to see more from L’Aqua!

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Botanic Gardens Restaurant

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Set in the Royal Botanic Gardens, the Botanic Restaurant is perfect for those seeking romance and elegance for their big day. With its sleek, modern setting with a bar, lounge, and fireplace, this venue features wide wisteria-covered verandas embracing its natural surrounds and creating a beautiful place to host your wedding. And, with the ability to seat 144 guests with a dancefloor and 250 cocktail guests, there’s something to suit every wedding at Botanic Gardens Restaurant.

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Kirribilli Club

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Set in charming Lavender Bay, Birribilli Club overlooks iconic Sydney Harbour – making it the perfect location for your wedding! Offering two function spaces to choose from, Kirribilli Club has the ability to cater for 40 to 350 guests, so there’s something for weddings of all shapes and sizes! Read their customer reviews today and find out why so many couples adore Kirribilli Club!

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Four Seasons Hotel Sydney

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If you are searching for a luxury wedding venue in Sydney, we cannot recommend Four Seasons Hotel Sydney enough. Nestled among some of Sydney’s icons and popular wedding photography locations including the Sydney Opera House and the Harbour Bridge, this venue is the perfect choice for those planning a truly spectacular wedding. Four Seasons Hotel Sydney offers couples the use of their recently renovated ballroom complete with sparkling chandeliers, accommodating between 50 to 500 guests. And, with luxury suites available on-site, you and your guests can simply roll into bed once the celebrations are said and done. Be sure to visit Four Seasons Hotel’s Easy Weddings storefront for more information.

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SOFITEL Sydney Wentworth

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With 17 five-star customer reviews backing them, SOFITEL Sydney Wentworth is a favourite among local couples searching for a magical venue to host their wedding. This luxurious and elegant art deco venue offers couples a selection of function spaces to choose from, including the grand ballroom that accommodates guest lists of up to 1100 guests. Whether you are planning an intimate affair with just your nearest and dearest or a lavish cocktail event, there’s something for weddings of all themes, sizes and budgets at SOFITEL Sydney Wentworth. Click here to begin planning your city wedding today. 

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Luna Park Weddings

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Restored to its unique fairytale glory, heritage-listed Luna Park is the magical wedding venue you’ve always dreamed of. Featuring uninterrupted harbour views, access via car, train, and ferry, and with six unique function spaces seating 60 to 1000 guests, there’s something for every wedding at Luna Park. And, with an experienced and professional wedding team on your side, you can rest assured you’ll create something special with Luna Park Weddings. Check out their glowing customer reviews today!

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Royal Automobile Club of Australia

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Located in the heart of Sydney, Royal Automobile Club of Australia could be everything you’ve been searching for and more. Hailed as a five-star venue on Easy Weddings, Royal Automobile Club of Australia exudes old world character with its crystal chandeliers, stonework features, and magnificent spiral staircase. And, with a number of function spaces to choose from, you’re spoiled for choice with this stunning venue. If you are searching for a city venue to host your wedding, we cannot recommend Royal Automobile Club of Australia enough. But don’t just take our word for it – check out their photo gallery and find out for yourself why so many newlyweds chose this magnificent venue to host their big day.

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The Pavilion

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Set on the edge of Sydney’s Royal Botanic and Domain Gardens, The Pavilion with its relaxed, elegant dining and stunning park side location make it the ideal location for your wedding! Catering to your event whether it’s 160 guests seated or 350 cocktail, there’s something for everyone at The Pavilion! And, with many ceremony locations nearby, you won’t have to travel between venues on your big day!

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Ovolo Woolloomooloo

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Situated on Sydney Harbour, Ovolo Woolloomooloo promises to bring your wedding dreams to life. Ensuring each event created here is unique, this venue is filled to the brim with creativity and character. And, with versatile floor plans and state-of-the-art AV equipment, there’s something to suit every wedding at Ovolo Woolloomooloo! Click here to visit their storefront.

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National Art School

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Nestled in the heart of Sydney, the National Art School is a favourite among Sydney couples searching for their dream wedding venue. Once a gaol and an eclectic art school, this historic venue features high sandstone walls, courtyards outside, and the ability to accommodate up to 150 guests. Whether you are planning an intimate gathering or a lavish cocktail soiree, there’s something for every wedding at National Art School. Be sure to visit their Easy Weddings storefront for further information.

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The Grace Hotel

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The Grace Hotel is a popular choice among those hoping to tie the knot in the big smoke. This gorgeous art deco building is renowned for putting on truly spectacular and elegant events. It simply has that ‘WOW factor’ so many couples seek for their wedding venue. And, with accommodation available on-site, why not make a weekend out of your wedding at The Grace Hotel? Be sure to visit their Easy Weddings storefront for more information and to view their photo gallery.

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Woolloomooloo Bay Hotel

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Sat on the waterfront of Woolloomooloo, award-winning Woolloomooloo Bay Hotel is the perfect venue for a city wedding. Featuring a sophisticated yet laid-back atmosphere, and modern, accommodating decor, this venue hosts seated, cocktail, and conference style events – so there’s something for every wedding! Check out Woolloomooloo Bay Hotel today!

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Paddington Town Hall – Weddings

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Ensuring your wedding will leave a lasting impression on your guests, Paddington Town Hall is the perfect setting for your big day! Featuring a gracious entrance, sweeping staircases, rich timber floors, spacious balconies, and high ceilings, everything about Paddington Town Hall denotes luxury and elegance. Check out their gallery today – you won’t be disappointed!

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Australian Museum 

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If you are on the hunt for something truly spectacular for your wedding venue, you simply cannot look past the Australian Museum. Renowned as one of the most unique and magical wedding venues Sydney has to offer, the Australian Museum offers couples a selection of magnificent venues to host their wedding reception. Whether you wish to say ‘I do’ in the land of the Dinosaurs or in the Wild Planet display, there’s something for every wedding at the Australian Museum. Click here to begin planning your spectacular museum wedding today. 

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The Calyx 

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The Calyx could be the venue you didn’t know you were searching for. This truly spectacular venue features views of the Sydney Harbour, a number of photography opportunities throughout the property, and the ability to host both seated and magical cocktail events. Whatever you envision for your special day, this modern and versatile venue is sure to accommodate your every wedding want and need. For more information, be sure to check out The Calyx at their Easy Weddings storefront. You won’t be disappointed.

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For thousands of couples across Australia, choosing the perfect venue is the deciding factor of almost everything do to with wedding planning. The venue is often the first chosen and booked, and can dictate what theme the event follows and even what kind of formal wear is worn. For those hoping to host a spectacular city wedding, these 16 Sydney wedding venues are worth putting at the top of your list.

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