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10 Great Wedding Venues in Sydney

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Published April 26th 2015
I know this little chapel on the boulevard we can goooo~♬
My friend's getting married later this year, so we've been in a frenzy of researching, planning, and budgeting these past few months. My absolute favourite part of wedding planning so far has been looking at venues — just imagining your own wedding taking shape before your eyes is a transformative experience. Of course, my wedding is nowhere in the near future, but I've made a list of all the possible places I could hypothetically host my wedding reception, if it ever happens.

Feel free to add your own favourites to this list — let's have a wedding venue brainstorm!

Royal Randwick Racecourse
Royal Randwick Ballroom, Queen Elizabeth II Grandstand, Level 2,
Alison Road, Sydney NSW 2031
Phone: 1300 729 668


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What got me the most about this place were the windows. It seems pretty obvious, but having a wall of just windows overlooking the racecourse makes everything look bigger, brighter, and so classy. Of course, you can also choose to use curtains, to make the most of the lighting options and projector screens available. There's also a balcony, for extra seating or cocktail options.

For more information, download the brochure. You can also visit the website to take a virtual tour, and make enquiries.

Paradiso Weddings and Events
58 Spencer St Fairfield NSW 2165
Phone: (02) 9727 9333


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Image from ParadisoRoom.com.au

My friend was the one who found this place — I would have never thought to look! Paradiso has seven reception and function centres in Fairfield and Liverpool, of various sizes and seating capacities. They also have a complete wedding package available, to help you plan your big day. The biggest seller for my friend was the service; the staff were friendly, accommodating, and eager to help out, so it's so much less stress overall.

For more information, visit the website; submit an online form, or call 1800 727 234 to make an enquiry.

The Tea Room
Level 3 North End, Queen Victoria Building
455 George Street, Sydney NSW
Phone: (02) 9283 7279


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Image from Tea Room QVB Facebook.

I'll admit to being biased about this venue, because I love their high tea. But just imagine a wedding here, in such an elegant dining room, and the photos you can take amidst QVB's historic architecture. Caters for weddings of all types, so you can customise however you want, and take advantage of their wedding packages.

For more information, make an enquiry on the website, or give them a call on (02) 9283 7279.

Waterview in Bicentennial Park
Bicentennial Drive, Bicentennial Park, (off Australia Avenue) Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney NSW 2127
Phone: (02) 9764 9900


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Image from Waterview Sydney Facebook.

I am absolutely in love with this place. If it were my wedding, I would definitely have it here, surrounded by the ponds and lakes within Bicentennial Park. There's a wide expanse of grass outside the function centre itself, for some amazing wedding photos, and the three rooms (of varying sizes) are spacious and customisable. They also have some great wedding packages and specials throughout the year, so it's definitely worth checking out.

For more information, visit the website to take a virtual tour, or call (02) 9764 9900.

Clarence House Sydney
The Victorian Room, 454 Burwood Road, Belmore NSW
Phone: (02) 9750 3555


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Image from ClarenceHouseWeddings.com.au

There are two venues at this magnificent place: The Victorian Room on Burwood Road, and The Lemnos Club, on Albert Street. Another one of my friends had her wedding at The Victorian, who was simple and sophisticated, spacious, and elegant all at the same time. They have a lot of experience planning and hosting weddings, so yours will be safe in their hands!

For more information, visit the website, or call (02) 9750 3555 to make an appointment with their team.

Villa Capri Reception
Level 1, 109 John Street, Cabramatta NSW 2166
Phone: (02) 9726 5703


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Image from Villa Capri website.

It doesn't look like much from the outside, but Villa Capri is quite spacious and comfortable as a wedding reception venue. It's also fully catered, for those who enjoy Asian-style cuisine, and is associated with the popular restaurant Bar Luck, just across the street. They can also offer a whole range of other additional options, such as printing invites, a chauffeur, and suggestions for bilingual emcees and entertainment.

For more information, visit the website, or call the manager Vicky on 0415 988 088.

The Boathouse on Blackwattle Bay
123 Ferry Road, Glebe NSW 2037
Phone: (02) 9518 9011


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Image from BoatHouse.net.au

Here's another waterside option for the people, like myself, who love the view. It's the perfect place for a wedding, no matter what the season. Their menu can be personalised to suit your tastes, but you can also opt for their award-winning food as well. They're also well-connected on the wedding scene, so they can offer suggestions of possible contacts for decorations and flowers to make the planning easier.

For more information, visit the website, or call Jaime on (02) 9518 9011.

Canterbury Leagues Club
26 Bridge Road, Belmore NSW 2192
Phone: (02) 9704 7777


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Image from Canterbury.com.au

Canterbury Leagues has landscaped gardens and a waterfall feature that make great backdrops for your wedding. It has a longstanding reputation for excellence as a function venue, with great service and an even greater range of rooms to choose from, and they provide professional services to help make your day stress-free.

For more information, visit the website, fill out the enquiry form, or call the Events Department on (02) 9704 7777.

ArtHouse Hotel
275 Pitt Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Phone: (02) 9284 1200


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Image from ArtHouseHotel.com.au

For a Sydney CBD wedding, you have to check out the ArtHouse Hotel. This is a heritage-listed building, with soaring ceilings and lofty arches, so you can get married with style and sophistication. They have several wedding packages to choose from, and their events team can help you with all the little details you'll need to create your dream wedding.

For more information, visit the website to request a wedding pack.

Botanic Gardens Restaurant
Mrs Macquaries Road, Sydney NSW 2000
Phone: (02) 9241 2419


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Image from Botanic Gardens Restaurant Facebook.

Can you tell I really like garden-themed weddings? This venue is absolutely breathtaking, and the gardens are the perfect place for a picturesque wedding. You can change up this venue to suit your theme, but the wisteria-draped open verandahs are timeless. The service is purported to be amazing and meticulous, so you'll have all the support you need to plan your big day.

For more information, visit the website to make an online enquiry, or call (02) 9241 2419.

Does anyone have a favourite venue, or a place in mind for their dream wedding that isn't on this list?
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The Boat House, Palm Beach, and Bathers Pavillion, Balmoral, are both sensational wedding reception venues.
by Renata (score: 1|30) 1235 days ago
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