Adelaide is one of the most beautiful places on earth, and a simply incredible spot to hold your wedding. If you are planning your wedding day and looking for a venue that is unique, memorable and high quality, keep reading!
One of the most important criteria for a wedding venue is that it stands out from the crowd. You are telling your love story here, and your love story is unlike anybody else’s, so your wedding day should reflect that.
You are probably looking for a venue that helps you perfectly craft your individual day. This means the venue should be flexible and adaptable to your suggestions, friendly and open in their communications, have the ability to give you what you ask for and give you guidance and ideas when you need them.
And it should be one of a kind. You will know the ideal wedding venue when you find it, but to help you get started, check out our recommendations below:
Top 25 Unique Wedding Venues in Adelaide and surrounds
One of the most sought-after wedding venues in Adelaide has built its reputation on providing jaw-dropping levels of service to its couples and their guests. Their stunning old buildings overlook the tranquil lake and rolling green countryside, while you sit inside eating divine food and drinking premium wines. Although they have dozens of unique backdrops for your wedding album photos, one of the best is their barrel room, which is quite unlike anything you’ve seen before.
Serafino is a one of a kind winery wedding venue in the McLaren Vale, with picturesque lakeside ceremony locations under the huge gum trees and amongst the romantic rose gardens. The vast grounds are filled with photo opportunities, and the indoor reception spaces are able to cater for up to 220 guests. At Serafino, you'll have the ultimate flexibility to design a wedding that suits you.
This brand-new purpose-built venue is at the cutting edge of contemporary wedding venues and has the capability to provide every luxury and convenience you could imagine. They have a number of large and small spaces for your celebrations, including rooms with digital photo walls and LED lighting, pressed metal bars, water features, crystal chandeliers, ceilings swathed in white sails and complete lighting and audio-visual experiences. They also provide accommodation for your family and friends.
Sfera's Park Suites and Convention Centre is an enchanting wedding venue nestled in the picturesque parklands of Civic Park, Adelaide. It boasts stunning panoramic views, landscaped gardens, bud-lit ceilings, and luxurious onsite accommodation. For an idyllic wedding setting, you'll love their travertine marble staircase, exquisite glass atrium, pressed metal bar, and unique photo walls.
Perched in the Adelaide Hills, this farm, event venue and bed and breakfast is the place where all of your wedding dreams can come true. The entire estate is a world of surprises and delight. You can marry the love of your life in a variety of gorgeous settings, including by the lake, in front of the vintage homestead, in the charming barn or the luscious rose garden, or many more. This breathtaking spot has been featured in magazine spreads, and once you see it for yourself you will know why.
The gardens of Al Ru Farm offer one of the most romantic wedding settings in the Adelaide Hills. Ten acres of picturesque gardens will create the perfect backdrop for your special day. Situated just 30 minutes from Adelaide, Al Ru Farm offers the charm and space of a country estate in a convenient location. It’s grounds and buildings are a truly unique and premium offering in South Australia.
In front you will be a sprawling expansive view across the city and countryside, while behind you is one of the most wonderfully refurbished mansions in Adelaide; at Mount Lofty House every sight is one to behold. Their events management team are professional and experienced and will work closely with you to design your idyllic day. The service is second to none, and the facilities offer everything you could imagine, including a range of rooms and photo backdrops, accommodation and a luxury day spa, and of course that incomparable view.
Mount Lofty House is a magnificent estate wedding venue perched high in the Adelaide Hills, offering breathtaking views of Piccadilly Valley and the beautiful Botanical Gardens. This iconic, 5-star property has everything you need for a weekend wedding celebration, including stunning ceremony sites, delicious menus made with seasonal produce, and plush on-site accommodation for up to 80 guests.
If you are dreaming of a glamorous country-house wedding in the city, you have found it right here! This stately mansion is a boutique wedding venue in modern-vintage style and can play host to wedding receptions of any kind or theme. Everything here is on a grand scale, including the welcome and level of personal service that you receive. Here a certain special magic flows, people come together and the whole house lights up with laughter and smiling faces. What more could your wedding day need?
Plan your entire day in the beautiful surrounds and first-class facilities of the Royal Adelaide Golf Club, where they pride themselves on pampering you and your guest every moment that you spend with them. This unique Adelaide venue provides mesmerising views, a quaint historic clubhouse, mouth-watering menus using the best regional produce and local wines, and a relaxed atmosphere with lawn games and so much more. For a fun-filled day of love and laughter that your family will talk about for months, book this enchanting space today.
At the heart of this venue is a special story to discover and the promise of an unforgettable experience. The Playford is a boutique hotel located on the prestigious North Terrace. It boasts an opulent blend of classic style and contemporary luxury, brought to you by a talented and dedicated food and events team whom can cater to your every wish. Follow the sweeping grand staircase to the ballroom for your reception, bathed in natural light and lit by hand-crafted chandeliers and encased in floor-to-ceiling windows leading to the balcony, and this is just the beginning of a wonderful night.
Conveniently tucked away in the heart of Rundle Mall, this little gem holds a universe of romantic secrets just waiting to be discovered. Their stunning and elegant décor has been finished with attention to detail and an eye for perfection. The special care they give in delivering your perfect wedding day experience is renowned, and they will work closely with you to ensure that every expectation is catered for. A gorgeous reception venue, with accommodation for all of your guests and situated in the centre of the city’s entertainment and cultural precinct, this place has everything!
Hotel Richmond is a gorgeous 1920s-era Art Deco wedding venue located in the heart of Adelaide. Within walking distance of iconic South Australian landmarks like the Botanic Gardens and the museum, the hotel is ideally located in the city hub. Intimate weddings here take place on the balcony, while larger weddings are hosted in the reception hall and lounge.
Take one step on this property that is steeped in history and you will feel like you have gone back in time. The setting of the first grapes planted in the area, this resort is located on five acres overlooking Lake Carew Reynell and crafted around the 1852 winery building. You can say your vows in a number of lovely spots, then move your unique celebration through picturesque grounds to romantic heritage buildings and across a photographer’s paradise. Your ideal wedding fairytale can be created here.
Situated in 5 acres overlooking a tranquil lake, this heritage winery wedding venue is a superb choice for couples searching for a touch of old-world charm. Reynella was the very first site for grapevine plantings in South Australia, and so St Francis Winery Resort bears significance in Australian winemaking history. The wedding venue features five spacious function rooms and guest accommodation.
Whether your wedding celebration is big or small, intimate or extravagant, classic or very individually unique, Sunnybrae has a space for your dream day. They have three very different reception rooms to host any kind of event you are looking to build, each one more stunning than the last. With nothing overlooked in the detail and no expense spared, you will realise why this venue is so sought after. Contact them for a consultation today!
This lovely place is one of Adelaide’s best-kept secrets, but we are about to let the cat out of the bag! With panoramic views of the marina and the bay, the team here have won awards for the sheer luxury of their venue and the quality of their food and service. Their passionate team understands that every wedding day is a truly unique event and they will work closely with you to tailor your ideal and personal day. For a wedding celebration that will have your friends green with envy, you must inspect the CYCSA today.
Situated along the tranquil coastline of North Haven, only 30 minutes from Adelaide, is one of Australia’s premier yacht clubs, the Cruising Yacht Club of SA. This waterfront wedding venue is considered one of Adelaide’s best-kept secrets. With award-winning facilities, breathtaking marina views and delicious menu options, the CYCSA will provide the perfect backdrop for your wedding celebrations.
Adelaide has a number of magnificently restored estates to choose from, but one of the very best is Old Oval Estate. Offering a unique and enchanting setting for your big day, with vows exchanged under their centuries-old red river gum tree, followed by your dream reception in the historic homestead. Catering to elegant and intimate events with a level of professionalism and service that cannot be beaten, your individually crafted and seamlessly smooth day will come to life here.
With its sandstone barn, exquisitely landscaped gardens and sublime vineyard views, your unique wedding day should be held at Golding Wines. This Adelaide Hills property is at its most stunning in autumn but is beautiful all year round. With an oasis of vines, green in summer and vibrant when the leaves turn, rich red roses and ancient gum trees, your wedding photos here will resemble a artistic masterpiece. With indoor and outdoor spaces at your disposal, your ceremony, pre-dinner celebration, and reception will all come to life smoothly in this unique spot.
Some venues boast incredible views, but nothing can hold a candle to the sights from up here! Mt Lofty is a renowned restaurant with divine culinary experiences and a panoramic view that simply cannot be matched. Just fifteen minutes’ drive from Adelaide, your guests can watch you wed, then sip champagne and take in the view, across the vivacious city, and to the sea. For sunsets, city lights and a cascade of sparkling stars, come to Mt Lofty Restaurant.
The Summit Function Centre, Mt Lofty is a stunning hilltop wedding venue just 20-minutes from Adelaide CBD. It boasts breathtaking views, exquisite floor-to-ceiling glass, a striking white obelisk, modern Australian cuisine, and a spacious, sunlit plaza. With Tony O’Donnell’s 30+ years in the service industry, comprehensive menu packages, and endless photo opportunities, you can’t go wrong.
This whimsical place is something extraordinary altogether. At Woodstock, you can wander through their tranquil rustic garden and vineyard for your ceremony, have wedding photos in the wildlife sanctuary or fortified barrel hall, before drinking, dining and dancing the night away. Woodstock also provides two nights’ accommodation for the bridal couple with every package booked. You will simply never want to leave.
Located in the scenic township of McLaren Flat, Woodstock Wine Estate is a gorgeous wedding venue in South Australia. It boasts verdant vineyards, beautiful gardens, a rustic barrel hall, a fairy-lit dancefloor, and many other picturesque spaces decked out exclusively for you. For an exquisite wedding teeming with the sounds of Australia’s native wildlife, Woodstock Wine Estate is the place to be.
There are unique wedding venues in Adelaide, and then on the next level, there is Adelaide Zoo. They have created a range of out of the box celebration packages, including the central lawns, immersion rainforest, jewels of Asia gardens, or under the watchful eye of a graceful tiger or cheeky panda couple. While you have your wedding photos taken, your guests can enjoy a private tour of the zoo, before being served delightful catering and premium drinks from their excellent reception packages. Not just a venue, but an experience.
For the perfect garden wedding, Weddings Botanic Gardens is the go-to. This incredible venue has it all: ceremony settings across three unique gardens, marquee receptions and plenty of photo opportunities throughout the grounds. And, with a top-rated catering team and state-of-the-art event facilities, Weddings Botanic Gardens is sure to impress.
Nestled in Adelaide’s CBD is the spectacular Botanic Gardens; a truly magical place for a wedding. With nine ceremony sites and the ability to host your reception in a marquee or the Botanic Gardens Restaurant, couples have the freedom to design their wedding as they’d like. With incredible meals and picturesque views, Weddings Botanic Gardens is the perfect place for a romantic garden wedding.
Built in the 1860s, Adelaide Town Hall is popular among history buffs and those hosting a luxury wedding. This Heritage building features Victorian-era design, elegant interior, marble staircases and a number of function rooms to choose from. Whether you are hosting an intimate dinner party for 10 or a lavish cocktail reception for 1000, there’s something for everyone at Adelaide Town Hall.
Ten22 Boutique Venue is a popular choice among those hoping to host an industrial wedding. Recently restored, this relaxed industrial warehouse space oozes romance and magic. Features include vintage Parisian furniture, pallet walls, Argentinian doors, a one-of-a-kind Italian chandelier, cathedral doors, fairy lights and greenery throughout the venue. Simply a dream come true!
A graceful example of timeless beauty and architectural marvel, your unique wedding day will fit perfectly in the State Library. Step into a treasure trove of fine art, spectacular interior design and the richly atmospheric embrace of one of the best heritage collections in the land. Your guests will have so much to take in, they might forget to be looking at you (but not quite!). With a feast for every one of your senses provided here, for spaces of great splendour and unmatchable theatre, you will be blown away by this unique place.
This museum is one of the city’s most prestigious landmarks in the heart of Adelaide’s cultural precinct and is a special place for your special day. Their spaces can transform into your ideal wedding setting, from a perfect blend of state of the art and historic galleries, grand staircase bathed in light from the stained glass windows or private courtyard and manicured gardens. A wonderful place to celebrate your unique day.
For those searching for a venue with charm, The Dingy Shed is the perfect choice. This quirky original boat shed features colourful lockers, boardwalk timbers and an incredible location overlooking the marina. Host your relaxed wedding ceremony by the water’s edge, make the most of the photo nearby opportunities and party all night long in this heritage venue. Perfect!
This circa 1860 flour-mill offers understated elegance, historic charm and country tranquillity, all just within half an hour of the city. Nicole, the owner and events manager just loves all things weddings and is bursting with expertise and enthusiasm to craft your personal day. While the venue is from a bygone era on the outside, inside you will find opulence, extravagance and modern convenience; facilities to cater to your every want and need.
The Bridgewater Mill is a picturesque and rural wedding venue with a sought-after rustic charm and makes a stunning location for your wedding. Our Head Chef will prepare an exquisite menu of locally sourced, internationally inspired produce.
If your dream wedding day has you saying your vows with sand between your toes, you must inspect Stella Restaurant. The magnificent water views are surpassed only by their excellent cuisine and immaculate attention to detail. Pre-dinner drinks and canapes can be sampled overlooking the jetty, and your reception inside their fresh yellow and white finished room is reminiscent of the Amalfi coast. For a picture-perfect beachside setting, superb food, wine and great service, your memorable day starts here.
Perfectly placed on beautiful Henley Beach, Stella Restaurant offers a stunning setting for waterfront weddings in Adelaide. With its fresh interiors and beachfront views, this stylish restaurant wedding venue will make you feel as though you’re celebrating on the Amalfi Coast. Stella Restaurant weddings are known for their delicious Mediterranean inspired menus and all-inclusive wedding packages.
If you’ve been dreaming of a fairy tale wedding in the Adelaide Hills, The Manor Basket Range is the perfect venue choice. This breathtaking historic stone manor has everything a wedding needs: chapel and garden ceremonies, endless photo opportunities throughout the grounds, multiple reception rooms to choose from and accommodation options onsite. The complete package!
Nestled in the Adelaide Hills, Manor Basket Range is an extraordinary castle wedding venue that's unparalleled in South Australia. Combining indoor event spaces, with beautiful grounds and a quaint historic chapel, the estate encapsulates everything a traditional wedding could be. There are also 12 deluxe bedrooms for guests to stay the night.
With a history and magic all of its own, Adelaide is a realm of fantasy, romance, and possibility. This is where your unique and spectacular love story will be brought to life, and where your dream married life together can start.
Don’t just take our word for it, read some of the glowing reviews from happy couples, and peruse the picture galleries to get your own impression. To create a wedding day that is as individual as you, inspect our unique Adelaide wedding venues immediately.