Sydney – the capital city of New South Wales and the largest city in all of Australia – provides what seems like an endless supply of wedding venue options.

If you’ve decided to get married in this expansive and dynamic city, you may have a hard time choosing from the long list of top-notch wedding locations.

Check out the list below for narrowed down options that you can’t go wrong with!

Choosing one of these top 50 best wedding venues in Sydney guarantees you a marvellous day that nobody will soon forget.

 

Best Wedding Venues In Sydney

  1. San Martin Akuna Bay
  2. Gledswood Homestead & Winery
  3. Centennial Homestead
  4. The HIGHLINE Venue
  5. Miramare Gardens
  6. Dockside Group
  7. Doltone House
  8. Clarence House Venues
  9. Loxley on Bellbird Hill
  10. Mandavilla Event Centre
  11. Lauriston House Function Centre
  12. Long Reef Golf Club
  13. Riverside Oaks Golf Resort
  14. Q Station Manly
  15. The Tea Room QVB
  16. The William Inglis Hotel at Riverside
  17. Gunners’ Barracks
  18. Blue Wren Farm
  19. Pier One Sydney Harbour
  20. Somersby Gardens Estate
  21. Robertson Public House Rustic Weddings
  22. Burnt Orange
  23. ORSO
  24. Luna Park Weddings
  25. Rosman Cruises

Are you looking to create the vibe of a destination wedding while staying close to Sydney? If so, then San Martin certainly needs to be on your list of venues to check out for your big day. They can accommodate up to 180 people for a seated meal or 250 for a cocktail-style reception. However, you don’t need to worry if your mother-in-law adds to your guest numbers as the mezzanine and balcony areas can be added, allowing for up to sixty more guests.

Wedding packages start at $130 per person, including a 3-course meal, four-hour beverage package, cake cutting, and venue hire. If you splurge on their Royal Package, then they will transport your guests to and from the venue included in the price.

Address: 350 General San Martin Drive Terrey Hills NSW 2084

Phone: 1800 325 2672

Social: San Martin Akuna Bay


Contact : JK Chapeyrou

Gledswood Homestead & Winery is a perfect choice if you wish to have a country style winery wedding. With three varying function spaces, namely, Cellar Door capable of accommodating 40 to 90 guests both indoor as well as outdoor, Cask Room accommodating 50 to 90 and Country Room having a carrying capacity of 80 to 140,  it allows you to customize the wedding functions accordingly. The magnum opus is the charming property facilitating picturesque space and menu that is replete with mouth-watering cuisines, though unable to meet the formal sit-down menu requirement. You cannot be missing out the open fire place that suits well the needs of a perfect winter wedding.

Guests: 40-140

Address: 900 Camden Valley Way, Catherine Field NSW 2557

Phone: 02 9606-5111

Social: Gledswood Homestead & Winery


Contact : Nadene

Here is one of Sydney’s best kept secrets and it makes a truly unforgettable wedding venue!

Hidden right in the centre of Centennial Park is the Centennial Homestead.

This amazing wedding location offers multiple spaces both indoors and outdoors for you to choose from for both your wedding ceremony and reception. Spaces can accommodate up to 1000 guests in some cases.

Whichever space you choose, you’ll find yourself surrounded by wispy fields of long grasses, rolling green lawns, and a myriad of ponds and lakes to help lock in that amazing peaceful feeling you’ll find throughout the grounds.

The experienced events team will help you with every decision that needs to be made to help reduce your stress and ensure everything goes off without a hitch.

Address: 1 Grand Dr, Centennial Park NSW 2021

Phone: 02 9380 9350

Social: Centennial Homestead


Contact : Ashleigh

At a drive of 30 minutes from Sydney at Bankstown is your dream wedding venue, The HIGHLINE Venue. Begin your journey replete with precious memories by booking this elegant ambiance. The exquisitely detailed spacious rooms for your wedding ceremonies make this venue an idyllic destination for your fancy wedding. You can comfortably welcome 1340 guests up to 250 at ruby, 350 to 700 at sapphire, 270 to 500 at emerald and enjoy the gathering at banquet and ballrooms. The expansive exclusive terrace lets you savor a perfect wedding photo shoot. The centrepiece remains to be the pre-dinner foyer.

Type: Banquet

Guests: 250-1340

Address: 462 Chapel Rd, Bankstown NSW 2200

Phone: 1800 898 889

Social: The HIGHLINE Venue


Contact : Highline

Go in for booking one of the best boutique wedding venues in Sydney,Miramare Gardens. The event rooms of this unique wedding venue are going to let you experience the magic and charm of tying a knot. You get to click the wedding pictures in the picturesque back drop featuring architectural astounding gardens. The charm of booking the place is doubled by the easy accessibility to the venue. The pavilion room is well supplied with the natural light in addition to a cathedral ceiling plus the bronze pendant chandelier that mesmerizes your guests while you take vows. You can go in for booking grand ballroom for a gathering of 500+, camelia room 120+, gardens 500+, magnolia ballroom 280+, la cantina 50, wedding pavilion 100 to 400+, lotus ballroom 170+ or piano lounge 200+.

Type: Garden

Guests: 120+

Address: 48 Myoora Rd, Terrey Hills NSW 2084

Phone: 02 9450 2000

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Contact : Miramare Gardens

Dockside Group is a prominent Sydney wedding venue with its convenient location close to Sydney’s CBD. At Dockside, available spaces are highly versatile, so you can have a lovely sit-down banquet with up to 550 guests or a trendy cocktail reception with as many as 1200 guests!

You’ll be able to enjoy spectacular panoramic waterfront views.

That’s because Dockside Group is perfectly located outlooking the Darling Harbour and its stunning shores. The dedicated team at Dockside

Group is completely committed to making your dreams come true and will cater to your specific desires.

Dockside has even won quite a few awards over the years, including multiple Australian Bridal Industry Awards!

Address: Level 5, Suite 2/51 Druitt St, Sydney NSW 2000

Phone: 1300 117 118

Social: Dockside Group


Contact : Dockside Group

The Doltone House Venue and Catering Collection is actually a collection of five different remarkable Sydney wedding venues!

Go with Doltone House and choose between their original location at Sylvania Waters, a contemporary industrial venue in Eveleigh at Australian Technology Park, a Sydney CBD location at Hyde Park, or one of their two Sydney Harbour waterfront venues in Pyrmont.

Doltone is most renowned for its delectable food that you can guarantee none of your guests will soon forget.

They have expansive menus that combine tantalizing flavor with detailed presentation. They never slack in quality and are always careful to put loving care into every detail of your wedding!

Address: 26-32 Pirrama Rd, Pyrmont, Sydney, NSW

Phone: 02 8571 0622

Social: Doltone House


Contact : Caitlin

For your heritage wedding venue dream, Clarence House is a perfect choice. Holding an experience of over 35 years, the iconic premier setting in the heart of Sydney holds the potential of making the amazing day memorable for you. The stunning venue enjoys the stellar reputation for facilitating unique wedding ceremonies. The popular wedding venue offers  tailor made packages to set the base of your amazing journey ablaze. Their unique selling preposition is to meet not only the needs of the extravagant weddings but for simple weddings as well. The venue entertains a minimum of 110 guests and maximum 300 people.

Type: Banquet

Guests: 110-300

Address: 454 Burwood Rd, Belmore NSW 2192

Phone: 02 9750 3555

Social: Clarence House Venues


Contact : Dana

If you prefer a more country-style wedding celebration, Loxley on Bellbird Hill is the perfect venue located in Kurrajong.

Stunning gardens, serene ponds with water lilies, and large trees create the perfect backdrop for a peaceful garden ceremony.

Follow up with a romantic reception in the Kauri reception room featuring cathedral ceilings, wrought-iron fittings, and a marvelous sandstone fireplace.

Your guests will love indulging in the unique, freshly-sourced dishes created by Loxley’s multi-award-winning executive chef.

Continue the romance with your special accommodation in the exclusive bridal suite where you and your new spouse can enjoy being served fine chocolates, fresh strawberries, and chilled champagne. The suite features a four-poster bed, double spa, and amazing view of both the rainforest and city from the verandah.

Address: 993 Bells Line of Rd, Kurrajong Hills NSW 2758

Phone: 02 4567 7711

Social: Loxley on Bellbird Hill


Contact : Sonia

Dating back from mid-1990’s, Mandavilla Function Centre has been a perfect intimate wedding venue for those aspiring a stylish yet a traditional wedding. The specialty is the courteous staff that ensures making your precious day a life-long memory. The appreciable aspect of the beautiful wedding venue is the preferences given to the individual taste as well as budget with discreet attention paid towards every minute detail associated with your wedding plans.  The decorations have the magical touché replete with inspiring ideas resulting in picture perfect wedding. You can choose from among the 3 diverse wedding packages, namely, Magical Winter, Extravaganz and Romance, suiting your budget and requirement. Bookings are entertained with a minimum of 100 guests assured.

Type: Banquet

Guests: 100+

Address: 1788 The Horsley Dr, Horsley Park NSW 2175

Phone: 02 9620 1111

Social: Mandavilla Event Centre


Contact : Mary

The breathtakingly beautiful Lauriston House Function Centre is an amazing choice for your wedding ceremony and reception of up to 350 guests. It was built well over 100 years ago in 1877.

The heritage-listed historic wedding venue can be found in Dundas Valley, New South Wales. Individual features help provide a warm and welcome feel for you and your guests.

Things like a private bridal room, remarkable open fireplaces, a formal dining area with dance floor, and even an exquisite lounge area are just some of the things you can expect from this top-notch Sydney wedding venue.

You can have your perfect reception inside the Lauriston House after an unforgettable wedding ceremony in the ground’s blooming gardens.

Address: 146 Marsden Rd, Dundas Valley NSW 2117

Phone: 02 9858 3335

Social: Lauriston House Function Centre


Contact : Victoria

Long Reef Golf Club is a beautiful beachside wedding venue of your dreams situated 20km from the Sydney CBD, letting you have a grand photoshoot in the breathtaking northern beaches peninsula.

The private beachfront terrace and the secluded cove of Fishermans Beach let you enjoy the intimate beachfront soiree or the extravaganza wedding, depending on your preference.

The major attraction remains the personalized beachfront lawn in addition to the terrace ceremonies accompanied by well-designed wedding packages and dedicated function planners.

The venue can accommodate 5 to 150 guests extending up to 250 guests for cocktail style.

Type: Golf Club, Beach

Guests: up to 250

Address: Anzac Ave, Collaroy NSW 2097

Phone: 02 9971 8113

Social: Long Reef Golf Club


Contact : Toni

Magnificent setting is the pre requisite for a grand wedding which is decently offered by Riverside Oaks Golf Resort located on Hawksbury River.

The unique wedding venue offers you a stress free wedding experience in the location that overlooks the spectacular golf course and alluring Hawkesbury River.

You can get both the indoor as well as the outdoor wedding ceremony planned in this beautiful destination that facilitates a peaceful wedding irrespective of the weather condition. Be it a gathering of 60 or at the maximum 250 seated guests, you can enjoy the wedding amidst the panoramic view of a golf course that is spread across 587.

Have a perfect wedding photo shoot in the backdrop of Hawkesbury River or the stunning bridges apart from heritage sandstone ruins depending on your preferences.

Type: Country club

Guests: 60-250

Address: 74 O'Briens Rd, Cattai NSW 2756

Phone: 02 4560 3200

Social: Riverside Oaks Golf Resort


Contact : Davinia

Q Station is spread over 30 acres on the sea shores of the Sydney Harbour offering a unique wedding experience with their heritage essence. The heritage wedding venue that cannot be replicated offers you the modern conveniences and the opportunity to take stunning photographs in the backdrop of Sydney Harbour and beautiful Australian bushland. You can choose from among the beautiful heritage function halls on the wharf next to Quarantine Beach or the Glasshouse.

Type: Mansion

Guests: 50 to 250

Address: Moore Rd, Freshwater NSW 2096

Phone: 02 9466 1500

Social: Q Station Manly


Contact : Chloe

One of the most unique wedding venues in Sydney is The Tea Room QVB. The historic location of The Tea Room QVB in Sydney offers an opportunity to plan for the exceptional wedding celebration. It has the grandeur inspired from Europe. Palatial ceilings accompanied by the shimmering Baccarat Crystal chandeliers makes your grand dream wedding come true in the presence of 50-200 guests as you like. You can click wedding pictures in the opulent backdrop of this iconic destination.

Type: Mansion

Guests: 50 to 200

Address: Queen Victoria Building, 455 George St, Sydney NSW 2000

Phone: 02 9283 7279

Social: The Tea Room QVB


Contact : Sophie

This boutique themed hotel is an ideal modern wedding venue in Sydney offering countryside wedding experience. You can opt for the wedding ceremonies at big barn or go in for other options. The wedding pavilion and the Garden Pavilion overlooking the beautiful Riverside Stables garden are the picture perfect event spaces that offer the vent for a stunning yet an intimate wedding. The Sales Arena which is the largest event space has a carrying capacity of up to 550 seated guests having an inbuilt stage and sophisticated lighting.

Type: Modern, Hotel, Large weddings

Guests: up to 550

Address: 155 Gov Macquarie Dr, Warwick Farm NSW 2170

Phone: 02 8324 3460

Social: The William Inglis Hotel at Riverside


Contact : Steffanie

Gunners’ Barracks in Sydney is a spectacular historic wedding venue letting you avail stunning wedding photo opportunities in an atmosphere replete with tranquillity and aesthetically appealing views. The luxurious waterfront venue lets you choose from among three exclusive outdoor ceremony locations that are not only beautifully styled in the outside but in the indoors as well. The intimate wedding venue can cater to the needs of 130 seated guests.

Type: Waterfront

Guests: 50 to 130

Region: Mosman

Address: End of Suakin Drive, Mosman NSW 2088

Phone: 02 8962 5900

Social: Gunners’ Barracks


Contact : Sophie

The Blue Wren Ceremony Garden right adjacent to Wisteria Hall facilitates outside bar and seating on grassed area in a tree lined avenue making it a perfect picturesque wedding venue.

A well coordinated wedding event in this awesome intimate wedding venue will let you capture and experience the fond memories of your wedding day.

There are diverse magnificent spaces that you can book depending on the gathering. The Farmhouse lets you entertain a gathering of 10 to 40 guests in a stand up function while Chef’s Garden is a perfect choice for a wider wedding gathering of up to 30 people.

You can explore the exotic menu and magnificent space for you wedding shoot.

Type: Garden

Guests: up to 40

Address: 433 Ulan Rd, Mudgee NSW 2850

Phone: 0422 005 663

Social: Blue Wren Farm


Contact : Blue Wren Farm

Close to the Rocks District in Walsh Bay, with stunning views overlooking Sydney Harbour, Pier One Sydney Harbour provides everything you need for a luxury harbourside wedding for up to 350 guests.

A dedicated expert wedding planner will help you customize the ideal wedding package with five-star catering, and the choice of 3 premier waterside venues full of magic and romance – the perfect location to host your celebration.

You can also choose from two premium wedding ceremony locations, on the pier directly harbourside, or under the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge in the Bridge Marquee.

The Pier One team will deliver the wedding of your dreams, a day you will remember forever.

Address: 11 Hickson Rd, Walsh Bay NSW 2000

Phone: 0402 717 294

Social: Pier One Sydney Harbour


Contact : Pier One Sydney Harbour

Somersby Gardens Estate spread across 50 acres is a perfect intimate wedding venue. The experienced staff ensures paying discreet attention towards every detail, be it food or the decorations, to make your day memorable and stress free. You get an opportunity of a fabulous wedding photo shoot in a glorious native bushland setting.  You can opt from the 3 day package or the 1 day package which can further be customized as per your requirements. You can hold an intimate wedding or a grand wedding as the venue has the carrying capacity of more than 30 guests.

Type: Garden

Guests: 50 to 200

Region: Central Coast

Address: 380 Somersby Falls Rd, Somersby NSW 2250

Phone: 0456 787 123

Social: Somersby Gardens Estate


Contact : Leanne

At a drive of 90 minutes from Sydney is the perfect intimate wedding venue Robertson Public House existent from 1887.

The elegant venue facilitates the easy gathering of 140 seated guests to 200 for the cocktail styled function offering you the pocket friendly customized budgets.

You can explore the stunning private estate spread across 75 acre to capture beautiful wedding photos.

Type: Rustic

Guests: up to 200

Address: 89 Hoddle St, Robertson NSW 2577

Phone: 02 4885 1202

Social: Robertson Public House Rustic Weddings


Contact : Robertson Public House Rustic Weddings

Burnt Orange dates back its establishment to 1920’s offering a historic wedding venue to couples who wish to tie the knot in a royal atmosphere. The harbour view venue is located at a 20 minute drive from Sydney CBD. The wedding photographs amidst the bushland surroundings make your special day a life time memory. You have the opportunity to choose any of the two unique and exotic spaces that are available by opting varying packages depending on your pocket size. The carrying capacity of the stunning venue ranges at 190 people for seated dinner and 250 people for cocktail event. You can opt Signals Room to arrange for an intimate wedding offering outdoor sandstone terrace while for a huge gathering you can opt Balcony.

Type: Mansion

Guests: 190-250

Address: 1109 Middle Head Rd, Mosman NSW 2088

Phone: 02 9969 1120

Social: Burnt Orange


Contact : Tabitha

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In Sydney’s Middle Harbour right adjacent to Spit Bridge in Mosman is Orso, an ideal water view wedding venue for those who dream of wedding at waterfront. The mind blowing marine panorama lends the exotic charm to your wedding pictures. Having a carrying capacity of 50 to 180 guests sit-down plus 250 guests cocktail style, you can plan a fairy tale wedding in such a spectacular wedding venue. The photogenic waterfront venue offers the customized food menu for your guests. Having been around for decades by know, it is a mind blowing wedding venue that you can opt for.

Type: Waterfront

Guests: 180-250

Address: 79 Parriwi Rd, Mosman NSW 2088

Phone: 02 8218 8866

Social: ORSO


Contact : Amy

Not just a graceful and elegant reception space with panoramic harbour view, but a reception venue of fun, whimsy and romance. When you choose Luna Park for your wedding your day is guaranteed to be unique, while the quality of service, food and facilities is still world class. With sophisticated styling and all of the small details that ensure your day is truly personal.

Type of Venue: unique, small to large gathering

Address: 1 Olympic drive, Milsons Point NSW 2061

Phone: 02 9033 7540

Social: Luna Park Weddings


Contact : Stella

To enjoy an intimate wedding function, Rosman Cruises is a perfect choice of a romantic wedding venue situated at Sydney Harbour. The carrying capacity of the spectacular venue is 250 guests who will enjoy the friendly atmosphere accompanied by the safe as well as cost-effective service. The major attraction remains to be the lucrative heritage ferries. The venue has been around for more than two decades by now offering splendid wedding experiences. The picturesque setting lets you have a wedding album satiated with ceremonious wedding pictures that you will cherish for years to come.

Type: Watefront

Guests: 250

Address: 6 John St, McMahons Point NSW 2060

Phone: 02 9925 0306

Social: Rosman Cruises


Contact : Gerad

 

Conclusion

Finding the perfect wedding venue in a city as grand and expansive as Sydney can feel like quite a daunting task. Choosing one of these top Sydney wedding venues will help take some of the pressure off and guarantee that you have a fabulous experience filled with magic and romance!

 


 

Best Wedding Venues in Australia

 

New South Wales

Blue Mountains

Byron Bay

Central Coast

Hunter Valley

Newcastle

Port Macquarie

Port Stephens

South Coast

Southern Highlands

Sydney

Wollongong

 

Victoria

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Melbourne

Mornington Peninsula

Yarra Valley

 

Queensland

Brisbane

Gold Coast

Sunshine Coast

 

Western Australia

Perth

 

South Australia

Adelaide

 

Tasmania

Hobart

 

Australian Capital Territory

Canberra

 

More on Weddings in Sydney

Certainly, beautiful Sydney, New South Wales, is known for its iconic Harbour Bridge, Opera House, and gorgeous beaches, but there are also many more stunning wedding ceremony and reception venues to choose from, plus a plethora of great wedding photography locations! Sydney’s waterfront location means there’s plenty of marina, harbour, and beach venues, but there are also stunning and historic hotels, golf and country clubs, and beautiful function centres. There are also private estates, parks, and gardens available for those couples looking for something a little more romantic or rustic.

Checkout below, answers to some frequently asked questions by couples planning their big day in Sydney!

FAQs

The average cost of wedding reception venue hire in Sydney is $12,585, as per the results of our Annual Couples’ Survey 2022. In Sydney, couples spend an average of $33,500 for their wedding, which means that couples spend close to 40% of their budget on their wedding venue.

You might think that a large city such as Sydney won’t have affordable wedding venues, but you can easily find wedding packages as low as $50 per person in the city! More luxurious wedding venues may charge up to $160 per head, and the most luxurious venues can charge well over this amount.

Of course, you can expect the venue hire fee and additional venue costs to be much higher for larger wedding parties. Make sure to read the fine print, so you know exactly what is included in an “all-inclusive” package! Some of the most popular Sydney wedding venues include Le Montage, the Park Hyatt Sydney, Pier One Sydney Harbour, and Curzon Hall.

The Sydney Airport is located about 20 minutes away from the city centre, and most Sydney wedding venues are located within a half hour’s drive. Your guests may also opt to take the train, which runs every 10 minutes and conveniently runs to the city from Terminal 1. The airport is a major international hub and services local, continental, and international flights, so your guests should have no difficulty flying into Sydney. Wedding guests who live along the east coast may also choose to drive to Sydney (for example, a drive down from Newcastle takes less than two and a half hours).

There are plenty of great hotels to choose from in Sydney, and there’s a hotel for every budget, as they range from $50 to $250 per night. Your guests can also stay in Airbnb homes, apartments, lofts, and more. The most popular Airbnb’s in the area range from$35 – $160 per night.

The weather in Sydney, New South Wales is quite nice throughout the year and seasons, with the warmest summer months reaching an average of 26°C (January and February) and the average temperature during winter months (April to September) is 8°C. However, there can be a fair bit of precipitation in the area, with as many as 9 days of the month experiencing rainfall. Typically, the summer to fall months experience the most precipitation and some severe storms. As always, we suggest ensuring that your outdoor reception and ceremony venues have an adequate covering or backup spaces in case of rain or other inclement weather. The summer months, December to February, are ideal for weddings.