In no particular order, here we list the editors’ choice top 50 wedding venues in Melbourne
1. Russo Estate
Address: 760-818 Holden Rd, Diggers Rest VIC 3427
This beautiful estate can be found in Digger’s Rest, Victoria, and offers many options for your wedding ceremony and reception. You can hold your ceremony by the tiered waterfall, under one of their numerous arches (Bridal, Horseshoe, Wine Garden), or under the trees. This family-owned vineyard is only 40 minutes away from Melbourne, and their packages start from $1,500 for hire and $85 per head for dinner.
Capacity: not stated
Type:Winery / Vineyard
Address: 263 William St, Melbourne VIC 3000
This Melbourne, Victoria hotel is known for providing their brides and grooms with custom and personalised wedding celebrations, all planned and coordinated by their dedicated team. They will deliver your dream wedding on the ground floor or in the function room, with food and beverage packages to suit—the bartenders will help you design signature cocktails, and there are even 10 beers available on tap!
Capacity: ground floor (120 seated, 200 cocktail), Function Room (120 seated, 100 with dance floor, 180 cocktail)
Type: Hotel, Unique
Address: 557 Leakes Rd, Plumpton VIC 3335
In Rockbank, Victoria, you can find another vineyard and events centre that also comes with a charming waterfall, gardens, vineyards, gazebo, and courtyard that are just perfect for your wedding day festivities and photography.
The timber ceilings of the reception room can be strewn with twinkling lights to give that feel of a starry night.
Take a look at their photos on Facebook today.
Capacity: 80 to 260 Guests
Address: 37 Clarence St, Elsternwick VIC 3185
In Elsternwick, Victoria, you can find the Ivory, which is a dream come true for those brides and couples looking for something classically romantic for their wedding ceremony and reception.
The ballroom is perfect for your reception of up to 350 guests for a formal seated dinner, and surrounds a large dance floor where you can showcase your moves!
Your ceremony can be held on the rose-garden terrace, up against the Georgian architecture, iceberg roses, and wisteria arbors.
There’s also a bridal suite!
Check out their Facebook for more information today.
Capacity: 100 to 300 Guests
Address: 1 Flora Cl, Cockatoo VIC 3781 (Dandenong Ranges)
If your heart is sent on that fairy-tale wedding of your childhood dreams, then look no further than the Avalon Castle in Cockatoo, Victoria.
The castle’s walls are covered in gorgeous ivy, and the gardens are well-kept and manicured—perfect for your bridal photography.
This wedding venue can host up to 120 guests, with your ceremony in the garden gazebo or chapel (with stained glass) and your reception on the grounds on in the dining room.
Make sure to visit their Facebook for photos of the castle and grounds.
Capacity: 30 to 120 Guests
Address: 123 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000
For those couples that are looking for a ceremony and reception venue that offers everything, including luxurious accommodations for you and your guests, consider the Grand Hyatt in Melbourne, Victoria.
As soon as you walk into the exquisite foyer, you know that you’re in good hands.
There are a whopping 15 event spaces that you can choose for your wedding ceremony and/or reception, including the Savoy and Mayfair Ballrooms.
For more information on packages and pricing, check out their Facebook.
Capacity: 50 to 600 Guests
7. Vue De Monde
Address: Rialto Towers, 525 Collins St, Melbourne VIC
This restaurant in Melbourne, Victoria, provides their clients with the most impeccable and unforgettable fine dining experience—and the spaces are gorgeous to boot.
There is the Rialto (55 floors above the city, with stunning views and a max of 230 guests), Jardin Tan (in the Royal Botanic Gardens), Piggery Café (more rustic, in Sherbrooke Forest), and IkiJime (max 40 guests, local and ethical ingredients), but they also create events in spaces that you love as well.
You can find more photos of this restaurant and their food at their Facebook page.
Capacity: 10 to 200 Guests
This venue and wedding planning service can be found in Melbourne, Victoria, in Wattle Park, between the Hercules and Damper Creeks.
The Chalet is a listed heritage site and boasts 137 acres of beautiful grounds, including a private garden that is perfect for your wedding day photos or your ceremony.
If you love the style of the 1920s, this is your venue. They can also host up to 200 guests seated or 250 for a cocktail wedding reception.
Visit their Facebook today for more photos of this picturesque location!
Capacity: 40 to 200 Guests
Address: Federation Square Swanston St & Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC
This event space and planning service in Melbourne, Victoria is devoted to helping you plan and host the wedding of your dreams.
They create small and large weddings and have experience with a diversity of customs and cultures, so you can be sure they will be able to help you out with everything they even offer different menus, including the Asian Banquet and Kosher menus!
Look at their Facebook page and photos to get a good feel for this space and their weddings.
Capacity: 10 to 200 Guests
Address: 61 S Wharf Promenade, South Wharf VIC
South Wharf, Victoria has a gorgeous wedding reception venue that is also on the banks of the Yarra River.
You can be sure we aren’t leading you astray here ladies—this venue has won Australia’s Best Reception Venue title, and it’s no wonder!
The space marries the industrial and romantic so effortlessly and also features the original timber floorboards.
This wedding receptions pace can host up to 230 guests for a formal seated dinner.
If you’re looking for more photos or inspiration, check out their Facebook page today.
Capacity: 75 to 220 Guests
11. Farm Vigano
Address: 10 Bushmans Way, South Morang VIC 3752
Located in South Morang, Victoria, Farm Vigano is one of our favourite wedding venues in the Melbourne region. Your wedding reception can be held in the Grand Dining Room, Gala Room, or Italian Terraza. If you are looking for a wedding venue with the European class with a touch of country charm, and you love Italian cuisine, this is for you!
Send them any inquiries through their Facebook!
Capacity: 60 (Gala Room, with terrace) – 200 (Main Gala Room)
Type: rustic, country, estate
12. Crown Melbourne
Address: 8 Whiteman St, Southbank VIC 3006
Undoubtedly one of the most popular wedding venue choices in all of Melbourne is Crown Melbourne!
This amazing choice located in Southbank, Victoria is impressively versatile meeting the needs and desires of almost anyone.
Multiple specific venue options give you choices ranging from an intimate garden room wedding with as few as 40 guests all the way to an extravagant grand ballroom wedding with up to 1100 guests!
Add in exceptional restaurants, stylish bars, premium hotels, and a luxurious day spa for everything you need for your special day.
At Crown, you’ll have experienced wedding planners guiding you in planning every detail from start to finish to ensure you get the most perfect and unforgettable wedding experience!
Capacity: 40 to 1100 Guests
Type: Hotel, Intimate, Large, Luxury
13. Balgownie Estate
Address: 1309 Melba Hwy, Yarra Glen VIC 3775 (Yarra Valley)
Located in the middle of Yarra Valley in YarraGlen, Victoria, Balgownie Estate is the ideal location for the perfect winery wedding!
This sophisticated Melbourne wedding venue conveniently puts everything you need into one single location.
Up to 150 guests can join you for your stunning ceremony without having to drive to a new location for the following reception.
Guests can even stay the night in the 4.5-star Balgownie Estate resort providing the perfect accommodation.
You and the bridal party can also indulge in a relaxing spa-day leading up to the main events thanks to the Natskin Day Spa Retreat.
Capacity: 10 to 150 Guests
Address: 10-12 Lawson Cres, Thomastown VIC 3074
Brookwood Receptions of Thomastown, Victoria, offers two wedding reception spaces, the Nova Room and The Ballroom for your wedding festivities with room for up to 550 guests.
They also have a team of experienced wedding coordinators who are eager to help you with every step of your wedding planning.
We love that they also offer complimentary snacks and drinks in their foyer upon your guests arrival, which is perfect for cocktails while they wait for you to take your wedding photography.
Check out their Facebook here.
Capacity: 40 to 500 Guests
15. Windmill Gardens
Address: 533-539 Leakes Rd, Plumpton VIC 3335
Aria at Windmill Gardens is a gorgeous wedding venue located in Sydenham, Victoria, and features manicured gardens. They also offer an experienced wedding coordinating team, including caterers. Their 11 acres includes a lovely garden gazebo with the lake as its backdrop, and a chapel, with stained glass windows. Your reception can then take place in their dining room, surrounded by a panoramic, 360-degree balcony.
Remember to visit their Facebook for more information!
Capacity: chapel seats 80 (140 standing), dining room seats 220 (350 cocktail)
16. Vue On Halcyon
Address: 19 Uplands Rd, Chirnside Park VIC (Yarra Valley)
In Chirnside Park, Victoria, you can find a beautiful Yarra Valley vineyard wedding venue for both your ceremony and reception. They offer a picturesque timber chapel with views of the vines and the rolling hills of the valley. This venue is located just over 30 minutes away from Melbourne. Don’t forget to take a few photos of you and your new spouse strolling through the vineyard!
Take a look at the photos on their Facebook page!
Capacity: 80 – 150
Type: Vineyard / restaurant
17. Inglewood Estate
Address: 130 Eltham-Yarra Glen Rd, Kangaroo Ground VIC (Yarra Valley)
Another vineyard that we love in the Melbourne region for wedding ceremonies and receptions is Inglewood Estate in Kangaroo Ground, Victoria. They have a lovely chapel available for your wedding ceremony, covered in ivy and featuring a lovely chandelier and timber arches. Your reception may be held in the hay shed. The estate also offers Inglewood Cottage as an exclusive bridal suite.
Make sure to check out their Facebook for more information and photos today.
Capacity: chapel (110 seated)
Address: Station Pier, Waterfront Pl, Port Melbourne VIC 3207
This stunning waterfront venue can be found in Port Melbourne, Victoria. They offer spaces for both your wedding ceremony (by the water, on the dock, or under the gazebo), and your reception. Their chef has experience in Michelin star restaurants, so you can be sure that your menu will be delicious. Their packages begin at $100 per head.
Find more information on their Facebook page.
Type: waterfront, bar, outdoors
Address: 150 Esplanade, Brighton VIC 3186
For the perfect Melbourne beach wedding, look no further than Brighton Savoy Weddings right in Brighton, Victoria!
Choose a wedding ceremony on the actual beachfront or at multiple locations on the beautiful Brighton Savoy property.
From there, you’ll have four different choices of gorgeous rooms to pick from for your picture-perfect reception of between 30 and 220 guests.
Your guests will appreciate the free on-site parking, pre-dinner drinks, and canapes!
You’ll also enjoy access to a wonderful array of lovely photography locations to help capture your big day. This includes the world-famous Brighton Bathing Boxes!
Capacity: 70 to 400 Guests
Type: Waterfront, Small/Intimate
20. The Gables
Address: 15 Finch St, Malvern East VIC 3145
This fine Victorian Estate centrally located in East Malvern is the perfect wedding venue for a variety of styles.
Choose a garden ceremony, a Gatsby-style wedding, cocktail-style reception, sit-down banquet, or even a renowned high-tea wedding!
You’ll enjoy catering for up to 250 guests if you choose a cocktail-style reception or up to 120 in a more formal sit-down setting.
The Gables was originally built in 1902.
Today, it still holds onto much of the original architecture and has a unique and historical feel perfect for a truly memorable wedding.
Traditional decorating, crystal chandeliers, open fireplaces, a sweeping staircase, and high ceilings all help contribute to the perfect atmosphere of this classic wedding venue.
Capacity: 30 to 300 Guests