Searching for a wedding venue that stands out from the crowd and will leave your guests with something to talk about for years to come? You’ve come to the right place! We recommend starting your searching with the top 20 unique wedding venues in Melbourne. These have been ranked by their customer reviews on Easy Weddings.
*As correct on June 25, 2018
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The jewel of Melbourne’s iconic Pumphouse Hotel, St Andrews Conservatory is one of the most popular unique wedding venues in Melbourne. Known for its delicate hanging bamboo lanterns and natural light from its distinctive glass roof, this venue caters up to 120 seated guests and 160 cocktail guests within their romantic ambience. Get in contact wit their dedicated wedding coordinator and begin planning your unique wedding at St Andrews Conservatory.
If you are searching for that fairytale venue, we cannot recommend Montsalvat enough. Set within 12 acres of gardens, this venue features a mix of architectural styles exuding tranquility and romance. Montsalvat allows couples to host their ceremony, photoshoot and reception all within the one location, so you and your guests needn’t rush between venues on your big day. And, located only 25 minutes from Melbourne’s CBD, this venue is the perfect location for a wedding away from the hustle and bustle of the city. For more information, be sure to visit their Easy Weddings storefront here.
Grand Hyatt Melbourne could be everything you’ve been searching for and more. This venue offers couples the choice from a number of exclusive function spaces catering for intimate events of 50 up to grand soirees of up to 730 guests. And, with 68 five-star customer reviews backing them, it’s safe to say Grand Hyatt Melbourne is a favourite among those searching for a unique wedding venue sure to wow guest and leave them with something to talk about. Click here to begin planning your special day at Grand Hyatt Melbourne.
Boasting 62 five-star customer reviews on Easy Weddings, Fenix Events is a clear favourite among those searching for a unique wedding venue in Melbourne, Victoria. Situated on the banks of the Yarra Valley in Richmond, this venue is the perfect setting for a waterfront wedding. Fenix Wedding Reception Venue has two unique function rooms to choose from, seating from 80 to 220 guests. To find out more about this reputable waterfront venue, visit their storefront here.
If you are in the market for something truly special for your wedding venue, we cannot recommend Red Scooter enough. This contemporary New York style venue is renowned for putting on spectacular events. Whatever you envision your wedding day to look like, the dedicated and talented team behind Red Scooter will bring your dreams to life. For more information, visit their Easy Weddings storefront. You won’t be disappointed.
South Morang, Victoria
Farm Vigano could be the wedding venue of your dreams. Set on 16 acres of beautiful landscape, Farm Vigano is the perfect location for a rustic or country wedding away from the hustle and bustle of the city. This venue offers couples the choice between two function spaces, catering for up to 120 seated guests or up to 200 cocktail guests. If you are searching for something truly special for your wedding, we cannot recommend Farm Vigano enough. But don’t just take our word for it – read their glowing customer reviews and find out for yourself why so many newlyweds trusted Farm Vigano to create a spectacular event out of their wedding. See more here.
Set on four acres of gorgeous English gardens, Overnewton is the perfect location to bring your fairytale wedding to life. Built in 1859, this elegant family homestead has been since fully restored to become a beautiful place to hold your wedding. Check out their glowing customer reviews and find out for yourself why you should host your unique wedding at Overnewton Castle Receptions.
The Melbourne Zoo offers couples the unique opportunity to say ‘I do’ among your favourite animals. This multi award-winning tourist attraction features four unique reception venues to choose from – the Rainforest Room, the Bong Su room, the Lakeside Room, and the Leopard Lodge – so there’s something to suit weddings of all shapes, styles, and budgets at The Melbourne Zoo. Click here to find out more.
For those dreaming of a fairytale wedding, you simply cannot look past Avalon Castle. This venue features beautiful stained glass windows, a charming dining room, spectacular gardens, and a number of photography opportunities throughout the property. And, with accommodation available on-site, you and your guests can simply roll into bed once the celebrations are said and done. If you are in the market for one of Melbourne’s truly unique wedding venues, Avalon Castle is well worth a second look. Find out more here.
South Wharf, Victoria
With 180 degree views of the Bolte Bridge, Docklands, Southern Cross Station, and the Melbourne city skyline, it’s easy to see why Aerial is one of the most popular unique venues in Melbourne. Featuring a floating staircase, opulent drapery, marble floors, and impeccable attention to detail, this venue hosts dinners of up to 450 guests and cocktail weddings of up to 900. Click here to view their storefront and find out why Aerial is one of the most quirky wedding venues in Melbourne.
Albert Park, Victoria
Located on Albert Park Lake, Carousel is one of the most unique wedding venues in Melbourne. This venue features uninterrupted city views, a revolving carousel dance floor, and warm sophisticated decor combining fine textures and natural tones to create a minimalistic yet stunning event space. You’re sure to leave your guests with a lasting impression with your wedding at Carousel. Check out their storefront today.
Albert Park, Victoria
Situated on Melbourne’s Albert Park, The Park is a modern and unique venue perfect for your special day. With style and elegance everywhere you look, this venue features extravagant chandeliers, tiled walls, a modern mirrored bar, and the ability to transform this blank canvas into the wedding of your dreams. And, with the capacity to host 50 to 500 guests, there’s something for every wedding at The Park. Click here to find out more.
Gisborne South, Victoria
Located just 35 minutes from Melbourne’s CBD, Roombas @ Mt Aitken could be the wedding venue you’ve been searching for. This venue offers couples the unique opportunity to host their ceremony, photoshoot and reception for up to 130 seated guests all within the one stunning property. And, with a guesthouse available on-site, you and your bridal party can even stay the night after the wedding. If you are hosting a rustic or country wedding, Roombas @ Mt Aitken is the perfect choice. Click here to find out more.
If you are searching for a venue that’ll wow guests and leave them with something to talk about, you simply cannot look past The Convent. Truly one of Melbourne’s most unique wedding venues, this venue features a historic chapel, a magnificent glass conservatory, and two function rooms all within six acres of manicured gardens. Whatever you envision for your special day, the dedicated and talented team behind The Convent will ensure your wedding dreams become a reality. For more information, be sure to visit their Easy Weddings storefront here.
SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium offers couples the unique opportunity to exchange vows surrounded by beautiful sea creatures. This unique venue offers stunning function spaces to choose from, each themed differently. Check out their storefront and find out why you should host your unique wedding at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium.
Burwood East, Victoria
For those searching for something truly spectacular for their wedding venue, you simply cannot look past Vogue Ballroom. Located just 20 minutes from Melbourne’s CBD, this venue features luxurious interior, lavish stone bathrooms, crystal chandeliers, and grandeur and opulence everywhere you turn. The Vogue Ballroom caters for weddings with 100 to 360 guests, so larger events are certainly welcome here. Click here for more information on this stunning venue.
River’s Edge Events could be everything you’ve been searching for and more. This five-star venue features 180 degree views over Melbourne’s city skyline and the Yarra River – the perfect backdrop for those planning a waterfront wedding. Whether you are planning an intimate event of 50 or a lavish soiree of up to 650 cocktail guests, the dedicated team behind River’s Edge Events will ensure your day is everything you hoped it would be. For more information and to view their photo gallery, be sure to visit River’s Edge Events at their storefront. You won’t be disappointed.
Set high among the clouds above the hustle and bustle of Melbourne City, Mon Bijou is one of the most unique wedding venues in Melbourne. Featuring 270-degree city views, this exclusive penthouse has been created with a jewel-inspired concept and French flavour. Get in contact with their exclusive event planner and begin crafting your special day in the clouds at Mon Bijou.
St Kilda, Victoria
Luna Park Melbourne offers couples the unique opportunity to say ‘I do’ in an iconic and playful atmosphere. Featuring a variety of function rooms to choose from, your guests are sure to be impressed with your special day at Luna Park. Contact their wedding coordinators and begin planning your unique wedding at Luna Park today.
Set among the lush green parklands of the Heide Museum of Modern Art, The Heide Cafe is perfect for those seeking a unique wedding venue. This stunning heritage building offers floor to ceiling views, the perfect mix of modern contemporary design, and a flexible space able to be tailored to suit you wedding vision. And, with six locations to host your ceremony and endless photography opportunities within the grounds, what’s stopping you hosting your big day at The Heide Cafe? Click here to find out more.
With many couples across Australia placing a large emphasis on wowing their guests, choosing the perfect venue has become one of the most important elements of planning a wedding. If you are on the hunt for something spectacular in Melbourne, we recommend starting with these 20 unique venues.
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