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


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
Our proud flagship venue in Sydney, Conca D’oro, houses three opulently appointed ballrooms and two boutique spaces.

 80+ From $79 Enquire

Horizons Beach Venue by Top Cat Catering

 (35)  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

The Woodlands

 (1)  Harrington Park
  • Raise A Toast On Our Undercover Balcony
The exclusive grounds of The Woodlands in Harrington Grove is the perfect all-in-one wedding venue. Be spoilt for choice with 3 modern function spaces, an amphitheatre, lush surrounds & a private balcony overlooking the picturesque estate.

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
  • 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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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.



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
  • 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

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
Whether it be an intimate wedding reception or an extravagant cocktail reception, the Taronga Centre is truly a breath taking setting for your perfect day.

 35+ 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!

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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

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!

 (64)  Whale Beach
  • Spectacular ocean views
Moby Dicks is a beachside weddings & events venue located in Whale Beach, Sydney.

 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!

 (51)  Gledswood Hills
  • Stunning Rustic 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.

 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
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
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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.

 (47)  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

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
  • 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

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!

 (44)  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

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.

 (40)  Mosman
  • Spectacular Marine Panorama
Sail on over to Orso, one of Sydney's true waterfront venues. Celebrate your special day with a toast on the private balcony & tie it all together with a romantic reception overlooking the twinkling lights of Middle Harbour!

 50+ From $120 Enquire
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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!

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

 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
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

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
Q Station Manly offers couples 30 hectares of natural Australian bushland to host their rustic wedding. Photo opportunities and stunning Harbour views are just the beginning.

 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!

 (37)  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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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!

 (34)  Lavender Bay
Overlooking spectacular views of Sydney's Harbour & our iconic Harbour Bridge, Kirribilli Club is nestled in Lavender Bay's most beautiful gardens. Surrounded by transport & just 5 mins from the CBD, we are ideal location for your Wedding!

 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.

  • Packages tailored to you
Weaving heritage glamour with modern sophistication, InterContinental Sydney offers a unique collection of wedding venues that redefine luxury in the heart of Circular Quay.

 1+ From $145 Enquire


23. Novotel Sydney Manly Pacific

24. Milestone Events

25. Long Reef Golf Club

26. Luna Park Weddings

27. Ottimo House Denham Court Estate

28. Zest Waterfront Venues, Point Piper

29. The Westella Renaissance 

30. Metro Mirage Hotel Newport

31. Four Seasons Hotel Sydney 

32. Allegro

33. SOFITEL Sydney Wentworth

34. Riverside Oaks Golf Resort

35. Lakeside Golf Club Camden 

36. Fernbank Farm

37. Clarence House Venues

38. Centennial Parklands

39. Burnt Orange

40. Royal Motor Yacht Club Broken Bay

41. Royal Automobile Club of Australia 

42. Manly Golf Club

43. Morso Events

44. Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel

45. Sydney Princess Cruises

46. InterContinental Sydney Double Bay

47. North Sydney Harbourview Hotel

48. Somersby Gardens Estate

49. Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney

50. The Boathouse Palm Beach

51. Cafe Birkenhead

52. Terrey Hills Golf and Country Club

53. The Boathouse Shelly Beach

54. Swissotel Sydney

55. Rosman Cruises

56. Cavallino Terrey Hills

57. The Old Cheese Factory Weddings

58. Blue Wren Farm

59. Campbelltown Golf Club

60. Kemps Creek Sporting & Bowling Club

61. Prince Henry Centre

62. Cropley House

63. The Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan

64. Palm Beach Golf Club

65. Mandavilla Event Centre

66. Athol Hall

67. Luke’s Kitchen

68. Bah BQ Brazilian Grill

69. Luke’s Kitchen

70. The Bellevue Venue

71. The HIGHLINE Venue

72. Regatta Rose Bay

73. Sublime Point Cafe & Function Centre

74. West Hotel Sydney, Curio Collection by Hilton

75. Calais Estate Wines/Verandah Estate

76. Urban Winery Sydney

77. Boronia House

78. Robertson Public House Rustic Weddings

79. The William Inglis Hotel at Riverside Stables

80. LCC Venues

81. KittyHawk

82. Australian Museum

83. Rydges Campbelltown

84. Watermans Room at 12-Micron

85. The Heaven Venue

86. Hunter & Barrel

87. Treehouse Gardens at Will & Mike’s

88. All Hands Brewing House

89. Sydney Observatory

90. Eden Venues

91. Holiday Inn Warwick Farm


92. Gunners’ Barracks

93. Park Hyatt Sydney

94. Dunbar House

95. Crowne Plaza Hawkesbury Valley

96. Sergeants’ Mess

97. Stamford Plaza Sydney Airport

98. Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel

99. Banjo Paterson Cottage Restaurant

100. The Team Room QVB

For couples across the country, booking a 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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