100 Incredible Sydney Reception Venues (Updated for 2019)

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 April 2, 2019, by a number of customer reviews and sorted into Easy Weddings listing categories.

1

Horizons Beach Venue By Top Cat Catering

Located on the first floor of the South Marouba Life Saving Club, Horizons Beach Venue by Top Cat Catering offer couples the opportunity to wed barefoot on the beach. This Spotlight wedding venue features panoramic ocean views, exceptional catering cooked in-house, endless photo opportunities along the coast and the ability to cater for wedding groups between 60 to 400 guests.

 (30) Maroubra South
  • Breathtaking panoramic views of the ocean!
With panoramic ocean views, exceptional catering and professional customer service, recently renovated Horizons Beach Venue by Top Cat Catering is one of Sydney's most popular beach wedding venues.

 60+ From $70 Enquire
2

Athol Hall

Athol Hall is the perfect setting for an elegant classic wedding. Recently restored, this historic venue is known for its unforgettable view of Sydney Harbour Bridge, its elegant fresh interiors and its ability to host both ceremonies and receptions on-site. Plus, your photography will absolutely love the location!

 (3) Mosman
  • Overlooking Sydney Harbour and the Bridge
The historic Athol Hall has undergone a complete restoration! With beautiful, fresh interiors and an unbeatable view of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Athol Hall is the perfect wedding venue for your dream day.

 40+ Enquire
3

Establishment Ballroom

Establishment Ballroom is guaranteed to WOW guests. This incredible venue features marble interiors, delicious in-house catering and a state-of-the-art ballroom accommodating up to 150 seated guests or up to 350 cocktail guests. It’s the perfect venue for a luxury Sydney wedding!

4

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!

 (146) Sydney
  • Adaptable and unique table and room set-ups
With beautiful harbour views and elegant reception areas, The Langham Sydney offers couples the opportunity to bring their dream wedding to life.

 20+ From $162 Enquire
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5

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.

 (129) Pyrmont
  • Serving Sydney’s best quality produce!
Doltone House Jones Bay Wharf is a unique heritage venue situated on a restored finger wharf on the foreshore of Sydney Harbour’s Pyrmont.
6

Dockside

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!

 (103) Sydney
  • Panoramic water views
Set in Cockle Way Wharf, Dockside offers couples the opportunity to wed with spectacular panoramic water views as their backdrop. From intimate weddings to cocktail events of up to 1200 guests, Dockside has you covered.

 120+ From $99 Enquire
7

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!

 (54) Nurragingy Reserve
  • Voted Best Reception Venue in NSW five times!
Why travel miles and miles for a 'destination' wedding, when Sydney's most awarded reception destination is so close to home?

 70+ From $99 Enquire
8

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.

 (45) Kurrajong
  • Perfect wedding reception & garden ceremony venue
Catering for love, learning and leisure. Situated on acreage, Loxley offers privacy and a boutique "Country Style" environment.

 50+ From $75 Enquire
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9

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!

 (45) Catherine Field
  • Stunning country venue
With garden ceremony sites, plenty of photography opportunities throughout the farming property and a capacity of 450 guests, historic Gledswood Homestead is an idyllic setting to host your day from start to finish.

 40+ From $99 Enquire
10

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.

 (44) Mosman
  • Beachhouse waterfront
The rustic boathouse features warm timber and imported stone with stunning gold-leaf painted ceilings, offering a touch of glam and the ultimate in relaxed luxury

 1+ From $130 Enquire
11

 L'Aqua

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!

 (46) Sydney
  • Two exclusive five-star function spaces available
Overlooking Darling Harbour and Cockle Bay Wharf, L'Aqua is known as one of Sydney's favourite waterfront wedding venues. With two unique function spaces to choose from, you'll be spoiled for choice!

 80+ From $120 Enquire
12

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!

 (39) Rhodes
  • Overlooking vast parklands, ponds and lakes
With endless photography opportunities throughout the grounds and stunning views across Bicentennial Parklands, Waterview is the perfect choice for a wedding with an unforgettable location.

 110+ Enquire
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13

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!

 (39) Dundas Valley
  • Exclusively Yours
Beautiful, unique, romantic national award winning, Lauriston House is the perfect venue for your wedding.

 80+ From $100 Enquire
14

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!

 (35) Lavender Bay
Nestled in a charming setting of Lavender Bay, Kirribilli Club overlooks one of the most spectacular harbours, making it the ideal location for your wedding.

 40+ From $100 Enquire
15

Orso Bayside Reception

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.

 (33) Mosman
  • Spectacular marine panorama
With its own beach and deck, Orso is one of the most popular beach wedding venues Sydney has to offer. Imagine exchanging vows with the sand between your toes and following it up with a relaxed waterfront reception.

 50+ From $130 Enquire
16

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!

 (34) Sydney
  • A range of beautifully restored heritage venues
Sydney's most iconic venues, from beautifully restored lodges to heritage pavilions and manicured lawns with stunning backdrops of Sydney Harbour, Opera House and skyline.
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17

Novotel Sydney Manly Pacific

Novotel Sydney Manly Pacific is the go-to for many Sydney couples dreaming of a beach wedding. This incredible venue features Pacific Ocean views, a tranquil waterfront location and a selection of versatile function spaces to choose from. Additionally, with 213 guest rooms on-site, wedding guests can celebrate all weekend long at Novotel Sydney Manly Pacific.

 (33) Manly
With fabulous views of Manly Beach, friendly professional staff and a selection of wedding venue options, we can make your special day one to remember.

 40+ From $105 Enquire
18

Ottimo House Denham Court

Set within 500 acres of rustic countryside, Otto House Denham Court is the perfect secluded setting for a wedding away from the hustle and bustle of Sydney City. This tranquil property features ceremony areas, endless photo opportunities and a reception space catering for groups of between 80 and 450 guests. It’s the ideal choice for a rustic wedding!

 (31) Denham Court
  • A choice of two stunning venues
Set on 500 acres of rolling countryside, Ottimo House Denham Court offers a beautiful secluded setting for a wedding away from the hustle and bustle of Sydney City.

 80+ From $99 Enquire
19

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney

Those dreaming of a luxury wedding will absolutely adore Four Seasons Hotel Sydney. This venue has it all: a spectacular location surrounded by famous Sydney landmarks, unforgettable five-star function spaces to choose from and delicious in-house catering. It really is a dream come true venue!

 (28) Sydney
  • Unrivalled location
Surrounded by the iconic Opera House and Harbour Bridge, Four Seasons Hotel Sydney is one of the city's best luxury wedding venues. There's a number of unique function spaces available, catering for weddings of all themes and sizes.

 50+ From $160 Enquire
20

The Gardens on Forest

The Gardens on Forest is the perfect setting for a Fairy Tale wedding. Located in Peakhurst, New South Wales, this venue is best known for its Victorian-era charm, three luxury function spaces and endless photo opportunities throughout its grounds. It’s the whole package!

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21. Milestone Events

22. Zest Waterfront Venues, Point Piper

23. The Westella Renaissance 

24. Horizons Beach Venue by Top Cat Catering

25. Moby Dicks Whale Beach 

26. Metro Mirage Hotel Newport

27. Allegro

28. Riverside Oaks Golf Resort

29. SOFITEL Sydney Wentworth

30. Luna Park Weddings

31. Lakeside Golf Club Camden

32. Clarence House Venues

33. Centennial Parklands

34. Burnt Orange

35. Royal Automobile Club of Australia

36. Manly Golf Club

37. Sydney Princess Cruises

38. Cafe Birkenhead

39. Royal Motor Yacht Club Broken Bay

40. Somersby Gardens Estate

41. Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney

42. Swissotel Sydney

43. The Boathouse Palm Beach

44. Rosman Cruises

45. Prince Henry Centre

46. Kemps Creek Sporting & Bowling Club

47. The Boathouse Shelly Beach

48. Campbelltown Golf Club

49. Altitude 1148

50. Blue Wren

51. The Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan

52. Terrey Hills Golf and Country Club

53. Cavallino Terrey Hills

54. The Old Cheese Factory Weddings

55. Mandavilla Event Centre

56. Palm Beach Golf Club

57. Robertson Public House Rustic Weddings

58. Regatta Rose Bay

59. Rydges Sydney Airport

60. Calais Estate Wines/Verandah Estate

61. The HIGHLINE Venue

62. Stanton & Co

63. Urban Winery Sydney

64. Sublime Point Cafe & Function Centre

65. The William Inglis Hotel at Riverside Stables

66. DuntryLeague

67. Bah BQ Brazilian Grill

68. Luke’s Kitchen

69. Watermans Room at 12-Micron

70. Albi’s Taverna

71. Establishment Ballroom

72. Sydney Observatory

73. Australian Museum

74. All Hands Brewing House

75. Cropley House

76. Hunter & Barrel

77. West Hotel Sydney, Curio Collection by Hilton

78. Holiday Inn Warwick Farm

 


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79. Gunners’ Barracks

80. Park Hyatt Sydney

81. Dunbar House

82. Sergeants’ Mess

83. Crowne Plaza Hawkesbury Valley

84. Pier One Sydney Harbour – Autograph Collection

85. Stamford Plaza Sydney Airport

86. Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel

87. Banjo Paterson Cottage Restaurant

88. Ryde-Parramatta Golf Club

89. The Team Room QVB

90. Botanic Gardens Restaurant

91. Q Station Manly

92. Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park

93. Eden Gardens

94. Sir Stamford at Circular Quay

95. Centennial Homestead

96. The Westin Sydney

97. Hunter Valley Gardens

98. St Michaels Golf Club

99. Rydges Cronulla Beachside

100. The Pavilion

For couples across the country, booking a venue that suits their 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.

To see all of the amazing wedding venues in Sydney, check out our directory.

 

 

 

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