If you’re getting ready to celebrate your big day and say ‘I do’, it can seem like you have a million things to organise! Not everyone will have the luxury of their own event planner, so planning and booking everything for your wedding has probably fallen into your lap (unless hubby to be is jumping at the chance to be the organiser?).
You’ll need to decide on; a wedding caterer, outfits for you and bridesmaids, decorations, invitations, entertainment and how you’ll get to the venue. And of course you have to choose and secure a venue that is available! Phew, it all sounds exhausting but will be well worth it in the end.
Choosing a wedding venue that suits your style, budget and needs is tough, as there are many stunning wedding reception venues in Sydney to choose from. Many of the best venues will need a healthy budget to secure and booking ahead is highly advised with many being booked out year round. Let’s take a look at a few of the most beautiful and unique wedding reception venues you could celebrate in.
Urban Winery Sydney
Have an earthy, rustic wedding reception surrounded by wine barrels, wine making equipment and the all-important wine bar. If you love wine you can’t go wrong celebrating with your loved ones here. You’ll feel like you’re in the country, but still pretty much in the heart of the city. Located in the entertainment quarter in Moore Park, you’ll be able to enjoy the very best of New South Wales wine, crafted on site by head wine maker Alex Retief.
Lauriston House Function Centre
Built well over 100 years ago in 1877, this stunning venue is a historic heritage-listed building giving you that old world charm. Set amongst impressive blooming gardens in Dundas Valley NSW, you’ll be able to enjoy features such as; open fire places, an exquisite lounge area, a private bridal room and unique architectural features.
Taronga Centre (at Taronga Zoo Sydney)
If you want something truly unique, it doesn’t get more spectacular than the Taronga Centre event space. There are multiple options at the Taronga Centre to host wedding receptions from as little as 15 people up to 2000! Not only will you enjoy amazing views of the iconic Sydney Harbour bridge and the Sydney Opera House, you’ll even have views of the zoo grounds!
Ryde Parramatta Golf Club
Set in West Ryde NSW, the golf club has plenty of stunning backdrops to make your wedding reception photos ones to remember. Holding your special day here, will get you a dedicated event manager and you can design an all-inclusive package to suit your needs and budget. Talk to your wedding caterers to plan how your menu will be delivered and to help design the theme for your dining experience.
If you’re a country girl at heart, choosing the Belgenny Farm in Camden South NSW could be ideal for you. Set amongst rural landscapes, picturesque gardens and tranquil farmland, you really feel like a princess having your wedding reception here. Rustic, charming and romantic, your wedding caterer can design a menu for you that will fit right in to this style of wedding day.
Special mention must go to Cammeray Golf Club undoubtedly Sydney’s hidden gem for wedding. Surrounded by the amazing green of the tress and golf course. It also has the most amazing wrap around balcony that is perfect for canapés on arrival. This place is special.