Wedding Venues

Selected Additional Outdoor Venues

In addition to those described under Value Packages (Kirribilli and Nurragingi) I have selected these marriage venues for affordability, ambience, convenience and overall features.

Tips for Choosing a Wedding Venue for Ceremony and Reception

  • Choose a scenic venue for great photos 
  • Some park venues are free, some provide shelter
  • Some park venues do not require a booking fee
  • Check parking and shade for wedding guests
  • Before you choose a date and book your reception, check my availability
  • Some reception centres provide outdoor areas for the ceremony
  • Some popular City locations, however attractive, have significant disadvantages - expensive, difficult for parking, noisy.

 If you have a venue in mind I can discuss it with you.

Federation Pavilion Cabarita Park

 

Address: Cabarita Road, Cabarita NSW 2137

Contact: City of Canada Bay
1A Marlborough St, Drummoyne

Phone: 9911 6555

Website: www.canadabay.nsw.gov.au

  • Excellent shelter for a large group.
  • Located on the banks of Parramatta River, with beautiful water views.
  • Parking is available within the Park (charges apply). Very good access by ferry to Cabarita Wharf.

Wahroonga Park - Outdoor Sheltered Site

Prince Edward Park, Cabarita

Address: End of PHILLIPS STREET, CABARITA


Contact: Council’s Recreation Bookings Coordinator on 9911 6555 or email openspacebookings@canadabay.nsw.gov.au

  • Shelter for small groups.
  • Beautiful waterside setting
  • Free Parking is available at the Park
  • The well known restaurant Angelo’s on the Bay is located on one side of the park…
  • …and add the photo I sent for that Park.

Rocky Point Island and Rotunda at Balmoral Beach

Address: Cnr The Esplanade & Mandalong Rd

Contact: Mosman Council
Civic Centre
Mosman Square, Spit Junction

Phone: (02) 9978 4000 (24hrs)

Email: council@mosman.nsw.gov.au

  • Rocky Point Island is an extraordinarily beautiful Outdoor Marriage Venue.
  • A small island accessed over a picturesque bridge. Set cost based on 2 hour period)
  • The Rotunda in the park requires a separate booking.

Wahroonga Park - Outdoor Sheltered Site

Address: Coonanbarra Road
Illoura and Willewa Avenues and Stuart St
Wahroonga (near Wahroonga Railway Station)

Contact: Ku-ring-gai Council Chambers and Customer Service Centre

Phone: (02) 9424 0754

Website: www.kmc.nsw.gov.au

Swain Gardens (Killara)

The Rotunda can be hired for weddings - set in beautiful manicured gardens, close to railway station, great for wedding photos.

  • To book the Rotunda: Download the application form, complete all details and fax to (02) 9424 0207. You can also email the form torecreationbookings@kmc.nsw.gov.au
  • Fees appear to be modest.

Bookings: Ku-ring-gai Council Chambers and Customer Service Centre

Phone: 02 9424 0000: 

Email: recreationbookings@kmc.nsw.gov.au

 

Eden Gardens

Address: 307 Lane Cove Road (Cnr Fontenoy Rd)
Macquarie Park NSW 2113

Phone: 02 9491 9900

Website: www.edengardens.com.au

Eden Gardens offers a variety of lawns and terraces, including an open air outdoor amphitheatre that can seat over 200 guests. A wet weather back up is guaranteed when you book a garden location. 

The fee may be higher than the above venues, but Eden Gardens offers very extensive facilities (including shelter) – and also a very wide choice of indoor packages for weddings and receptions: …“available 7 days and nights for weddings and events large or small… a member of SUVA (Sydney Unique Venue Association).

 

Anderson Park - 73 Vista St Sans Souci

A lovely scenic southern waterside lawn setting for small weddings, with water views of Kogarah Bay; booking fee is modest. 

This is adjacent to St George Motor Boat Club, which is a beautiful venue for a reception – see below, under Indoor Venues.

Bookings: contact Council on 02 9330 9400; or email: judith.howes@kogarah.nsw.gov.au
 

Indoor Marriage Venues

Please Note: Many of these Venues are suggested because they include Outdoor facilities that are suitable for the Marriage Ceremony.

 

In addition to those described under Value Packages (Kirribilli and Nurragingi) I have selected these marriage venues for affordability, ambience, convenience and overall features.

Banjo Paterson Cottage Restaurant

Address: "In the Part" end of Punt Rd
Gladesville

Phone: 02 9816 3611

Website: www.banjopaterson.com

  • Beautiful National Trust building and 5 acres of parklands,
  • Landscaped gardens overlooking the water, ideal for garden ceremonies.
  • *Immediately below the cottage, on the foreshores of the Parramatta River, is a substantial tidal jetty suitable for all types of boats, also allowing access for water taxis which is a lovely way for the bride & groom or guests to arrive or depart” (NOTE: as described on Restaurant website).
 

Curzon Hall

Address: 53 Agincourt Rd
Marsfield

Phone: 02 9887 1877

Website: www.curzonhall.com.au

Le Montage

Address: 38 Frazer St
Lilyfield NSW 2040

Phone: (02) 9555 6099

Website: www.lemontage.com.au

  • Located only minutes from the CBD with complimentary onsite parking
  • An exquisite waterside venue – highly recommended!
 

Dedes Restaurant

Address: 613 Great North Road
Abbotsford

Phone: (02) 9712 5503

Website: www.dedes.com.au

  • Great waterfront views
  • Accessible by regular public ferry service to wharf nearby
  • For intimate or larger receptions
  • See photos, also testimonials on excellent website.
I highly recommend this venue!
 

Icebergs Bondi

Address: 1 Notts Ave
Bondi 2026

Contact: Natalka Dechnicz - Events Manager

Phone: 02 9130 3120

  • Situated just south of Bondi Beach with great views of the Beach.
  • The function room includes a private bar, dance floor & three balconies.
  • The room can cater for between 50 & 170 people; up to 70 people seated
  • Competitive rates, flexibility.
  • DJ, live band or jukebox
  • PA system, MP3 connection
 

Nurses Chapel, Little Bay

Address: Corner of Pine Avenue and Lister Avenue
Little Bay, NSW

Contact: Chapel at Little Bay bookings
 

The Marlborough Hotel

Address: Cnr King Street and Missenden Road
Newtown

Phone: (02) 9519-1222

Website: www.marlboroughhotel.com.au

  • If a traditional hotel is your preference this could be a good choice.  The upstairs function area has city skyline views
  • Good quality and variety in the menus
  • Vibrant, central inner city location and friendly service.
 

Mosman Art Gallery

Address: Cnr Art Gallery Way (formerly Short Street) and Myahgah Road
Mosman

Contact: Mosman Council
Civic Centre
Mosman Square
Spit Junction

Phone: (02) 9978 4000 (24hrs)

Email: council@mosman.nsw.gov.au

Website: mosmanartgallery.org.au/about/venue-hire

  • A superb venue, with a choice of function rooms and a Chapel
  • Can accommodate groups of up to 200 people. Prices vary accordingly.
  • Facilities include audio equipment and easy street parking.
 

Mosman Rowers

Address: 3 Centenary Avenue, Mosman Bay, NSW 2088

Phone:  02 9953 7966

Website: www.mosmanrowers.com.au

  • Wonderful ambience
  • There is a balcony near water level that is ideal for a Marriage Ceremony (maximum capacity about 35-40 people).
  • Ferry access from Circular Quay, adequate parking depending on arrival time and guest numbers.

Newport Mirage

Address: Queens Parade West, Newport 2106

Phone: 02 9997 7011

Website: www.newportmirage.com.au/outdoor-wedding-receptions-sydney.php

  • A beautiful wedding venue, with panoramic views (see website for photos).
  • Great ambience in a quiet location, especially as it incorporates an outdoor waterside facility for the Marriage Ceremony.
  • See offer on website: “Flexible packages for indoor receptions, outdoor receptions or waterfront onsite ceremonies
 

St George Motor Boat

Address: 2 Wellington Street Sans Souci NSW, 2219

Phone: (02) 9529 7276

Website: http://stgeorgembc.com.au/

Email: reception@stgeorgembc.com.au

A beautiful Venue:,” …with  270 degree water views of Kogarah Bay, the marina and both Tom Ugly’s and Captain Cook Bridges it is one of the best spots south of Sydney to relax”

 
 

Ripples at Milsons Point

Address: Olympic Drive, Milsons Point, NSW

Phone: 02 9929 7722

Website: www.ripplescafe.com.au

  • Ripples is an award winner; uninterrupted views of the Harbour, Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge; located beside the North Sydney Olympic Swimming pool
  • Very handy after an outdoor Scenic Harbourside Wedding at Kirribilli!
 

Waterfront - Wolfies

  • These are two adjacent restaurants at Circular Quay West;
  • Located at The Rocks, Sydney (all part of Dockside Group) are situated in a spectacular heritage building – wonderful ambience, with  great views across Circular Quay to the Opera House.
  • Choice of cuisines,  plus flexibility in a wide range of packages at each restaurant in different rooms.

For an overview, go to the main website: www.docksidegroup.com.au

Waterfront

Address: 27 Circular Quay West, The Rocks, Sydney NSW 2000

Phone: 02 9252 2481

Email: weddings@waterfront.com.au

 

Wolfies

Address: 19-21 Circular Quay West, The Rocks, Sydney NSW 2000

Phone: 1300 115 116

Email: weddings@wolfiesgrill.com.au

 

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