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100 Incredible Sydney Reception Venues (Updated for 2020)

Real estate experts always say location matters. When it comes to a wedding reception, we agree, as your choice of venue is what can turn an enjoyable celebration into a memorable extravaganza. To help make your choice, here are the top 100 wedding venues in Sydney and surrounds.

*As ranked on February 20, 2020, by a number of customer reviews and sorted into Easy Weddings listing categories Spotlight, Premium and Standard.


Pier One

Pier One weddings are absolutely stunning! Set along the sparkling waterfront of Sydney Harbour, just under Harbour Bridge, this luxury hotel houses three gorgeous event spaces for your wedding day. Exchange vows on the pier before heading into a modern, glamorous space overlooking the water for your wedding reception, or make use of the transparent open-air marquee on the pier.

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 (69)  Walsh Bay
  • Spectacular waterfront photo opportunities
Nestled under the world-famous Sydney Harbour Bridge, Pier One Sydney Harbour in Walsh Bay is an exceptional waterfront wedding venue and luxury 5-star hotel with three immaculate event spaces for your dream day. The venue’s picturesque pontoon location floats above tranquil waters and enjoys panoramic views of the iconic Sydney Harbour skyline.

 1+ From $145 Enquire


Orso Bayside Reception is a popular setting for a magical waterfront wedding. Set on Sydney’s Middle Harbour, this venue is best known for its absolute waterfront location, endless photo opportunities along the beach and abundance of natural light through floor-to-ceiling windows. The function space caters for up to 180 seated guests or up to 250 cocktail guests.

 (40)  Mosman
  • Spectacular Marine Panorama
Excellently positioned in Sydney’s Middle Harbour & bathed in natural light, Orso Bayside’s contemporary style is finished in a beautiful & graceful manner. With an exposed ceiling, this supreme wedding venue has a clean white theme, stunning panoramic views, a gorgeous fairy light canopy, floor to ceiling wrap around windows & a private deck with fold-back glass doors opening onto the harbour.

 50+ From $120 Enquire

Conca D'oro

Conca D’oro is one of the most sought-after wedding reception venues Sydney has to offer. This incredible venue offers couples the choice for three opulent ballrooms and two boutique spaces to bring to life the wedding of their dreams.

Every wedding held at Conca D’oro exceeds expectations; leaving guests with something to talk about for many years to come. Features include grand chandeliers, a sizeable dance-floor and world-class catering served by experts in customer service. What more could you want out of a wedding venue?

 (40)  Riverwood
  • Private marble entrance foyers
Licensed for your nuptials, the gorgeous Conca D’oro allows your guests to enjoy the comfort and convenience of remaining at one destination for your wedding celebrations, permitting family and friends more time to relax and enjoy all your wedding day to offer. Conca D’oro allows you to host anything from a boutique celebration to a grand gala affair of up to 510 dinner and dance.

 80+ From $79 Enquire

Horizons Beach Venue by Top Cat Catering

 (37)  Maroubra South
  • Breathtaking panoramic views of the ocean!
Horizons Beach Venue by Top Cat Catering is set on the sands of Maroubra Beach, ideally located 15 minutes from the CBD. You & your guests can enjoy your big day amidst a majestic panoramic backdrop of expansive uninterrupted & unrivalled coastal views, a large private beach front & the natural protected headland, complemented with the pleasant soothing sound of waves rolling in.

 40+ From $70 Enquire
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The Langham Sydney

If you are dreaming of a luxury Sydney wedding, we cannot recommend The Langham Sydney enough. This elegant hotel venue is known for exuding grandeur and elegance with its impressive Grand Lobby, magnificent glass chandeliers and a number of versatile function spaces catering to weddings of all shapes and sizes. The sky is the limit at The Langham Sydney!

 (147)  Sydney
  • 5-star luxury hotel with an elegant ballroom
Located in the heritage area of The Rocks, The Langham Sydney is a 5-star hotel with an elegant ballroom that’s perfect for a glamorous Sydney wedding. The western waterfront is on full display from the hotel’s timeless function spaces and plush bedrooms. You’ll be blown away by the signature service and luxury amenities that give the hotel its flawless reputation.

 20+ From $162 Enquire


Located in Cockle Way Wharf, Dockside is the perfect setting for a magical waterfront wedding. This venue is famous for its panoramic water views, an abundance of natural light and state-of-the-art event facilities across a number of versatile function spaces. Whatever you envision for your wedding day, the dedicated team at Dockside will ensure you achieve the wedding of your dreams!

 (106)  Sydney
  • Unbeatable panoramic views of Darling Harbour
Located 10 minutes walk from the CBD, Dockside is in the heart of the iconic Cockle Bay Wharf. Bathed in unrivalled panoramic views & a stream of natural light from the floor to ceiling windows, rooms boast elegant blank canvas decor; neutral stone walls, stunning feature lights, wrapped by a large undercover terrace. The versatile wedding venue can accommodate up to 550 guests for seated dinner.

 120+ From $99 Enquire

The Epicure at Taronga Zoo

If you are hoping to WOW guests with your wedding venue, you simply cannot go past Epicure at Taronga Zoo. Set within the grounds of Sydney’s famous Taronga Zoo, this incredible wedding venue has it all: ceremony areas, endless photography opportunities, recently refurbished event spaces and catering options guests will talk about for years to come!

Whether you are planning an intimate gathering of just your nearest and dearest or a lavish cocktail event with a long guest list, the opportunities are endless at Epicure at Taronga Zoo.

 (69)  Mosman
  • Panoramic views of the Zoo grounds and Sydney Harbour
If you haven't pictured your special day at Epicure at Taronga Zoo, you may be missing out on one of Sydney’s most unique wedding venue. Located only 12 minutes from Circular Quay, discover an alternative venue with world-class wedding spaces and floor to ceiling windows flaunting breathtaking views, overlooking the Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge and the Royal Botanic Garden.

 50+ Enquire

Belgenny Farm

Those hoping to host a rustic wedding will absolutely adore Belgenny Farm. Located in Sydney’s Macarthur region, this stunning rural property features historic buildings, idyllic gardens and endless photography opportunities your photographer will love you for!

Belgenny Farm offers couples the complete package. Ceremonies take place within the gardens and receptions are hosted in a secluded event space perfect for rustic countryside weddings.

Just imagine: you and your loved ones can celebrate all day long in one, spectacular location with absolutely no interruptions!

 (55)  Camden South
  • Unique farm, barn and outdoor wedding venue
Have you been dreaming of a rustic farmhouse for your wedding day backdrop? Belgenny Farm could be the perfect venue for you. Imagine a scenic barn with soaring wooden beams, picturesque views and acres of native bushland to roam in for your wedding photos. The beautiful untouched granary is a versatile space to set up a dinner dance beneath the stars.
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Moby Dicks Whale Beach

If you are in the market for the quintessential beach wedding venues, Moby Dicks Whale Beach has it all. Considered a favourite amongst Sydney couples, this waterside venue has everything beach lovers could possible want and need. Ceremonies are held overlooking the water, and receptions are hosted in a bright and airy event space equipped to host sit-down dinners and cocktail soirees alike.

Just think: after exchanging vows, you as newlyweds can make the most of the photo opportunities along the beach while guests enjoy drinks and canapes before the reception. Moby Dicks Whale Beach is the complete package!

 (75)  Whale Beach
  • Spectacular ocean views
Iconic for its charm and panoramic views, Moby Dicks by The Boathouse Group, is the perfect beachside venue. Ideally located on Sydney’s Northern Beaches, Moby Dicks is set on a hill overlooking Whale Beach with amazing views of the Tasman Sea. This stunning wedding venue offers weddings all year round including intimate civil ceremonies in the tropical landscaped garden.

 1+ Enquire

Gledswood Homestead

Located in Catherine Field, New South Wales, Gledswood Homestead is the ideal setting for a rustic wedding. This historic homestead and farming property venue is the complete package: garden ceremony sites, endless photo opportunities throughout the grounds, and a state-of-the-art event space catering for up to 450 guests. The possibilities are endless!

 (54)  Gledswood Hills
  • Catering for up to 450 guests
Offering 3 magnificent function rooms, luscious manicured gardens with arches, gravel driveways with old school charm, marry in style at the historic Gledswood Homestead & Winery set on 35 acres in the Macarthur District. The rustic wedding venue presents authentic country beauty in an idyllic setting for your garden ceremony and wedding reception in the awe-inspiring homestead (circa 1810).

 50+ From $99 Enquire


Set overlooking Darling Harbour and Cockle Bay Wharf, L’Aqua is a popular choice among those dreaming of a magical waterfront wedding. This incredible venue is best known for its abundance of the natural night through floor-to-ceiling windows, innovative Australian cuisine, delicious fine wines and two exclusive state-of-the-art private function spaces. Guests will adore the gold-leaf octagonal ceilings, Swarovski crystal cherry blossom chandelier and impress water views!

 (49)  Sydney
  • Two exclusive five-star function spaces available
L'Aqua is a premium wedding venue perfect for your civil ceremony and wedding . Located in the iconic Cockle Bay Wharf, pleasantly quiet, despite being only a moment’s walk from Sydney's Central Business District, this immaculate venue boasts a waterfront view of Darling Harbour. With two exclusive five-star function spaces, both with an abundance of natural light, you will be spoiled for choice!

 80+ From $120 Enquire

Loxley on Bellbird Hill

Loxley on Bellbird Hill is the perfect setting for an elegant countryside wedding. Located in Kurrajong, New South Wales, this unique venue features on-site ceremony areas, endless photo opportunities throughout the grounds and elegant receptions in the Kauri reception room. Guests will absolutely adore the timber-lined cathedral ceilings, wrought iron light fittings and gorgeous French doors.

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Zest Waterfront Venues, The Spit

For a magical waterfront wedding, we cannot recommend The Spit enough. Located at the Middle Harbour 16ft Skiff Club, this rustic boathouse is best known for its absolute waterfront location, stunning gold-leaf painted ceilings and outstanding in-house catering. The Spit has everything you need and more.

 (45)  Mosman
  • Glistening waterfront location on the spit
Perfectly positioned sitting right on the beach, Zest Waterfront Venues - Boathouse at The Spit, Mosman is the ultimate waterfront venue. The rustic boathouse features gorgeous warm timber and imported stone with lavish gold-leaf painted ceilings, offering you a touch of exoticism in relaxed splendour. Zest Waterfront Venues also offer a range of complementary decor in a range of styles .

 1+ From $130 Enquire

Ryde-Parramatta Golf Club

If a golf club wedding is more your style, Ryde-Parramatta Golf Club is a popular choice amongst Sydney couples. This top-rated golf club offers all-inclusive weddings, meaning nobody has to step foot off the property the entire day!

This amazing venue has a number of unique ceremony settings to choose from, including a wet-weather option, endless photography opportunities throughout the grounds, and an event space reaching capacity at 200 guests. And, there’s even onsite private parking for guests and plenty of accommodation options nearby for couples and guests planning a big one. It’s the perfect venue!

 (45)  West Ryde
Stylish ceremonies & receptions with all-inclusive packages, tailored for you! Trust your wedding to experience, with a venue that cares.

 50+ From $134 Enquire

Lauriston House Function Centre

Originally built in 1887, heritage-listed Lauriston House is now a highly sought-after wedding venue among Sydney couples. This venue features open fireplaces, a private bridal room, an elegant dining room with dance floor and endless photo opportunities photographers will absolutely adore. Best known for its Victorian wrought-iron gazebo, cherry blossom trees and magnificent fountain, Lauriston House Function Centre really is a dream come true!

 (44)  Dundas Valley
  • Exclusively Yours
Sensational, unique and charming, Lauriston House Function Centre is the ultimate picturesque wedding venue for your special day. The timeless features include open fireplaces, ornate chandeliers, a dining room with a spacious white starlight grand ballroom dance floor, stylish lounge area and a private bridal room.

 80+ From $100 Enquire

Waterview in Bicentennial Park

Waterview in Bicentennial Park is a popular choice among Sydney couples. This incredible venue is the complete package: garden ceremony setting, endless photo opportunities throughout the property and a versatile function space for receptions. It’s the perfect location for weddings big and small!

 (41)  Rhodes
  • Overlooking vast parklands, ponds and lakes
Located in the suburb of Homebush Bay, one can find Bicentennial Park situated on its shores. Within the 40 hectares of the protected park, Waterview in Bicentennial Park perfectly blends stylish interiors, natural light streaming in from floor to ceiling windows as well as tranquil parkland views - a gorgeous alternative wedding venue hosting wedding celebrations from 50 to 1,500 guests.

 110+ Enquire
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Q Station Manly

If you are searching for something a little more on the rustic and relaxed side, Q Station Manly is an excellent choice. Set on 30 hectares of natural Australian bushland, this venue offers couples the complete package.

Ceremonies are hosted on the headland with panoramic views over Sydney Harbour, and receptions are hosted either in the Governor Bourke Ballroom for larger functions, or in the Private Dining Room for those celebrating with just their nearest and dearest.

And that’s not all! Q Station Manly even has accommodation available onsite, allowing guests to properly let their hair down for your celebration of love.

 (37)  Manly
  • Alfresco ceremonies on the wharf
Nestled in 30 acres of native Australian bushland, Q Station Manly is a waterfront wedding venue with desirable photograph opportunities at every turn. Couples are able to say ‘I do’ on the wharf at the private Quarantine Beach or on the headland overlooking Sydney Harbour. Other unique reception rooms include the heritage ballroom and the renovated Glasshouse. There’s no other place like it.

 50+ From $139 Enquire

Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain

Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain is the ideal setting for the quintessential Sydney wedding. This venue has it all: magnificent Sydney Harbour views, ceremony areas overlooking the Harbour Bridge and Opera House, endless photo opportunities with famous landmarks and receptions held in the Lion Gate Lodge or in an elegant marquee. It really is a dream come true venue!

 (38)  Sydney
  • A range of beautifully restored heritage venues
Nestled amongst the gorgeous foliage of Sydney’s Royal Botanic Garden, Botanic House offers a tremendous backdrop for your wedding celebrations. With lush gardens and romantic pavilions surrounds as well as glimpses of the glittering Sydney Harbour and the city skyline, there’s really no better place to say I do.

Kirribilli Club

Set in Lavender Bay, Kirribilli Club is the perfect setting for a Harbour view wedding. This incredible venue is the complete package: garden ceremony settings overlooking the Sydney Harbour Bridge, endless photo opportunities throughout the grounds and the choice between two elegant function spaces catering for between 40 and 350 guests. It’s the go-to venue for a spectacular Sydney wedding!

 (36)  Lavender Bay
  • Romantic gardens
A treasure trove within the endearing setting of Lavender Bay, Kirribilli Club glosses over views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge & Luna Park. With vast ceilings, the Kirribilli Club can be dressed elegantly with twinkling fairy lights or lavishly with drapes & hanging flower garlands - it's truly the ideal blank canvas wedding venue for ceremony & reception. Outdoor ceremony option also available.

 40+ From $100 Enquire

InterContinental Sydney

If you are planning to WOW guests with your venue choice, InterContinental Sydney should be on your list of venues to visit. Located within the heritage-listed 1851 Treasury Building, this incredible venue space is best known for its unique style combining heritage glamour and modern sophistication.

Couples are given the choice from a number of well appointed venue spaces, including the Harbour Room, set 31 levels above Sydney, the golden-walled Treasury Room known for its opulence and grandeur, and the stunning James Cook Ballroom for larger, lavish weddings.

And that’s not all! After the wedding, guests are welcome to stay in five-star luxury in one of their 509 guest accommodation rooms overlooking Sydney Harbour, the Opera House and the Royal Botanic Gardens. InterContinental Sydney really does have it all.

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The Woodlands

 (1)  Harrington Park
  • Raise A Toast On Our Undercover Balcony
The exclusive grounds of The Woodlands in Harrington Grove create the perfect wedding venue for you and your guests! Be spoilt for choice with 4 modern function spaces, an amphitheatre, lush surrounds & your own private balcony overlooking the the bushland scenery.

Doltone House - Jones Bay Wharf

Located on the upper deck of Jones Bay Wharf, Doltone House is the go-to venue for a magnificent waterfront wedding. This venue features breathtaking Harbour views, state-of-the-art event facilities and a number of versatile function spaces to choose from, catering for wedding groups of up to 550 people. Also, there’s a number of event packages to choose from, so every wedding is welcome at Doltone House.

 (134)  Pyrmont
  • Vast pillarless space for large capacities
Doltone House Jones Bay Wharf is a spectacular waterfront wedding venue on the foreshore of Sydney Harbour’s Pyrmont. Overlooking the iconic landmarks of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Darling Harbour, its magnificent decking area is a perfect spot for a sundowner before heading into the colossal heritage wharf with 5m high ceilings or the New York-inspired loft.

Colebee Centre

Set in the heart of the Nurragingy Reserve, Colebee Centre offers couples the opportunity to host something that feels like a destination wedding on their footstep. This incredible venue features beautiful parklands, two lakes, a fountain, a waterfall and endless photography opportunities throughout the grounds. Both ceremonies and receptions are held here, allowing couples to enjoy their entire day from start to finish in the one magical location. It’s a dream come true venue!


24. Novotel Sydney Manly Pacific

25. Milestone Events

26. Long Reef Golf Club

27. Luna Park Weddings

28. Ottimo House Denham Court Estate

29. Zest Waterfront Venues, Point Piper

30. The Westella Renaissance 

31. Metro Mirage Hotel Newport

32. Four Seasons Hotel Sydney 

33. Allegro

34. SOFITEL Sydney Wentworth

35. Riverside Oaks Golf Resort

36. Lakeside Golf Club Camden 

37. Fernbank Farm

38. Clarence House Venues

39. Centennial Parklands

40. Burnt Orange

41. Royal Motor Yacht Club Broken Bay

42. Royal Automobile Club of Australia 

43. Manly Golf Club

44. Morso Events

45. Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel

46. Sydney Princess Cruises

47. InterContinental Sydney Double Bay

48. North Sydney Harbourview Hotel

49. Somersby Gardens Estate

50. Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney

51. The Boathouse Palm Beach

52. Cafe Birkenhead

53. Terrey Hills Golf and Country Club

54. The Boathouse Shelly Beach

55. Swissotel Sydney

56. Rosman Cruises

57. Cavallino Terrey Hills

58. The Old Cheese Factory Weddings

59. Blue Wren Farm

60. Campbelltown Golf Club

61. Kemps Creek Sporting & Bowling Club

62. Prince Henry Centre

63. Cropley House

64. The Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan

65. Palm Beach Golf Club

66. Mandavilla Event Centre

67. Athol Hall

68. Luke’s Kitchen

69. Bah BQ Brazilian Grill

70. Luke’s Kitchen

71. The Bellevue Venue

72. The HIGHLINE Venue

73. Regatta Rose Bay

74. Sublime Point Cafe & Function Centre

75. West Hotel Sydney, Curio Collection by Hilton

76. Calais Estate Wines/Verandah Estate

77. Urban Winery Sydney

78. Boronia House

79. Robertson Public House Rustic Weddings

80. The William Inglis Hotel at Riverside Stables

81. LCC Venues

82. KittyHawk

83. Australian Museum

84. Rydges Campbelltown

85. Watermans Room at 12-Micron

86. The Heaven Venue

87. Hunter & Barrel

88. Treehouse Gardens at Will & Mike’s

89. All Hands Brewing House

90. Sydney Observatory

91. Eden Venues

92. Holiday Inn Warwick Farm


93. Gunners’ Barracks

94. Park Hyatt Sydney

95. Dunbar House

96. Crowne Plaza Hawkesbury Valley

97. Sergeants’ Mess

98. Stamford Plaza Sydney Airport

99. Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel

100. Banjo Paterson Cottage Restaurant

101. The Team Room QVB

For couples across Sydney, booking a wedding venue that suits their desired wedding theme, style and budget is often the very first step toward creating the wedding of their dreams. If you are on the hunt for a reputable wedding venue in Sydney, you’re guaranteed to find it in our list of the top 100 Sydney has to offer.

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