This vibrant harbourside suburb of Melbourne is an excellent place for a wedding celebration. A wonderful fusion of history, urbanity and beachfront, it is filled with boutique venues, cute restaurants and exciting nightlife.

Easy to get to from all parts of Melbourne as well as for interstate and overseas visitors, it shows off the best that this great city has to offer. If you are looking for a world-class yet personal and unique wedding reception venue in St Kilda this list is the only one you will need.

Here is our list of the editor’s choice Top 9 Wedding Reception Venues in St Kilda.


Perfectly placed by Melbourne’s iconic St Kilda Beach, Encore is a modern waterfront weddings and events venue boasting spectacular views over Port Phillip Bay.

A resplendent choice for elegant beachside weddings and for dynamic events, Encore St Kilda offers versatile modern interiors, stylishly curated packages, and a spectacular rooftop terrace for outdoor events and ceremonies in summer.

Encore offers a wonderful blank slate to craft your perfect dream wedding day. The space provides a choice of layouts and can cater to small and large groups in contemporary splendour, backed by delicious cuisine and premium drinks packages.

Encore St Kilda Beach can host weddings with up to 300 guests seated and offers customizable menus for your wedding cocktail hour and reception.

Capacity: 50 to 700 (300 seated)

Type of Venue: Chic, modern, waterfront

Address: 10/18 Jacka Blvd, St Kilda VIC 3182

Phone: 03 9593 9033

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Luna Park Melbourne Weddings

For the couple looking for something truly unique, you must check out Luna Park. The space offers some exceptional reception settings including rooftop views across the water and the city, as well as some super fun photo opportunities amongst the rides of the park. The dedicated event staff will help you every step of the way with your menu choices, decorating touches and all of the tiny details.

Capacity: Contact the venue directly to confirm capacity

Type of Venue: Unique

Address: 18 Lower Esplanade, St Kilda VIC 3182

Phone: 03 9525 5033

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Rydges St Kilda

St Kilda has some remarkable history but also some hip modern venue spaces unlike anything you’ve seen before. Backed by the service and excellence of the Rydges hotel group, you can choose from a number of unique spaces for your St Kilda wedding day. Their comprehensive wedding packages include decorations, catering, accommodation, entertainment and everything you need for the perfect day. This is an intimate venue with an unforgettable atmosphere that you will instantly love.

Capacity: 80

Type of Venue: Urban, hotel

Address: 35-37 Fitzroy St, St Kilda VIC 3182

Phone: 03 8530 8888

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The George Ballroom

One of Melbourne’s oldest and most iconic event spaces can be found in the George Ballroom. First opened in the 1860s, the venue has been stunningly restored to its original elegance. The art deco interiors will wow your guests and provide a spectacular backdrop for your wedding album. The devoted event planners will guide you through the various packages to ensure your day is perfect, personal and completely stress-free.

Capacity: 200

Type of Venue: Historic

Address: 1/127-129 Fitzroy St, St Kilda VIC 3182

Phone: 03 9281 1400

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Harbour Room

The Harbour Room is located upstairs at the Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron and offers a distinctive rooftop space with gorgeous water and city views for your unique wedding day. The backdrop is sensational for your ceremony, and your guests can dine, drink and dance under marquees overlooking the sunset and skyline. With catering provided by the wonderful food & desire.

Capacity: 400

Type of Venue: Rooftop

Address: 2 Pier Rd, St Kilda VIC 3182

Phone: 03 8646 6000

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Quat Quatta

Just a couple of suburbs away in Ripponlea you will find the incredible old dame known as Quat Quatta. A heritage building and grounds built in 1890 that will make you feel like royalty, this venue offers a number of indoor and outdoor locations for your day, including the manicured courtyard, the stunning dining room and the immaculate bridal retreat.

With delicious food and premium beverage packages, your guests will want for nothing.

Capacity: Contact the venue directly to confirm capacity

Type of Venue: Historic

Address: 17 Quat Quatta Ave, Ripponlea VIC 3185

Phone: 03 9528 6483

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The Prince Hotel

The Prince Deck in the historic Prince Hotel is something quite extraordinary. A sophisticated modern entertainment area within the heritage building, the Prince Deck has become a premier wedding venue, with floor to ceiling windows looking out on the timber deck and across the city and bay. The deck is nestled in lush greenery, perfect for an outdoor ceremony with incredible views. No two weddings are the same here, but they are all incomparable and unforgettable.

Capacity: Contact the venue directly to confirm capacity

Type of Venue: Historic, rooftop

Address: 2 Acland St, St Kilda VIC 3182

Phone: 03 9536 1111

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West Beach Pavilion

Nestled on Melbourne’s St Kilda West Beach, West Beach Pavilion is the perfect place to experience beachfront elegance. This historic venue, dating back to 1928, offers a perfect blend of indoor and outdoor spaces with captivating foreshore views. You can pick this beautiful wedding spot for a romantic ceremony on the sandy shore, followed by a stylish indoor reception. You will exchange vows with the gentle lapping of waves as your backdrop and enjoy the beauty of glorious sunsets, elegant yachts, and the sparkling lights of Williamstown. Additionally, their cuisine mirrors the seaside setting, with fresh and delicious dishes capturing the essence of beach life. Overall, this venue promises beachfront splendour, unforgettable views, exquisite cuisine, personalised service, and flexible packages to create your dream wedding by the sea.

Address: 330 Beaconsfield Parade, St Kilda West VIC 3182

Phone: 03 9593 8833

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The Local Taphouse

If you are searching for the ideal wedding venue, look no further than The Local Taphouse! With wedding planning often filled with stress, The Local takes a different approach. They assign an event manager to oversee every detail, providing as much or as little planning assistance as desired. Need a florist, DJ, or photo booth? They’ve got you covered! Prefer to choose your own? No problem. At The Local Taphouse, there are no mandatory vendor lists, no obligatory drink packages, and definitely no added drama. They understand that weddings should be personalised and stress-free. Whether it is for your engagement celebration or hosting your wedding ceremony and reception, The Local Taphouse is the place to be. For a personalised quote, reach out to them via their website.

Address: 184 Carlisle St, St Kilda East VIC 3183

Phone: 03 9537 2633

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Final Thoughts

The weather in Melbourne can be temperamental, cold and windy in winter and very hot in summer, but the city is especially beautiful in spring and autumn.

St Kilda is a precinct with plenty to see and do. It is an eclectic mix of heritage buildings, refurbished factory spaces and urban rooftop gardens. The views across the bay and the city skyline make for an amazing wedding album, while the gourmet food culture of this region is renowned.

Your guests from other parts of Australia and the world will love that you chose St Kilda as your celebration setting, and none of you will ever want to leave.



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