The Top 10 Melbourne Wedding Venues
By Ellie H /Content CreatorTue 8th Mar 2022 Wedding Venues
From the banks of the Yarra River to the vine-clad hills of the Yarra Valley, Melbourne is home to an array of spectacular wedding locations. To help you narrow down your search, we’ve rounded up the top 10 Melbourne wedding venues worth checking out.
As a city known for its impeccable style, top-notch food and wine, and incredible live music, it’s little wonder that Melbourne is brimming with fabulous wedding venues. Whether you’re envisioning a glamorous reception in a grand ballroom or a stylish soiree at a trendy Melbourne warehouse venue, we’ve got the perfect place for you.
If you’re in need of some inspiration to kick off your venue search, keep reading to discover our top ten wedding venues in Melbourne. You can also use our handy Wedding Venue Finder to search for more venues by location and guest numbers.
1. Prince Deck St Kilda
First up is Prince Deck, an iconic Melbourne venue in the heart of St Kilda offering killer views of Port Phillip Bay, leafy Fitzroy Street, and the city skyline. Following a recent refurbishment, this stylish modern wedding venue boasts stunning contemporary features that perfectly complement the building’s rich Art Deco heritage. Prince Deck is renowned for its incredible food and wine, warm hospitality, and luxurious accommodation. Most couples choose to have their wedding ceremony outdoors on the expansive timber deck, followed by an unforgettable reception in the adjoining private indoor space.
2. Cargo Hall
If you’re looking for a modern, inner-city wedding venue to host both your ceremony and reception, you’ll love Cargo Hall on Melbourne’s South Wharf Promenade. This versatile warehouse venue can be styled beautifully to suit various wedding themes, with soaring ceilings, state-of-the-art sound and lighting, and a private bridal suite. Your wedding celebrations at Cargo Hall will take place against a breathtaking backdrop of waterfront and city views, thanks to the spectacular glass-fronted atrium.
3. Metropolis Events
Perfectly placed on Melbourne’s Southbank, Metropolis Events boasts unparalleled views of the Yarra River and city skyline from its expansive floor-to-ceiling windows. This much-loved Melbourne venue has a luxurious New York loft-style feel and is ideal for hosting glamorous city weddings. Metropolis Events’ versatile layout can be easily adapted to suit your vision, whether it be a lavish cocktail reception for hundreds of guests or a more intimate seated affair. No matter your style, you’ll fall in love with the impressive details throughout this bright and airy space, including nine-metre-high windows, backlit brass bars, and the magnificent 17-metre-high domed ceiling with projection capabilities.
4. Elmswood Estate
Are you dreaming of a relaxed winery wedding in the beautiful Yarra Valley? If so, Elmswood Estate is the perfect spot, offering four stunning ceremony locations and panoramic views over the rolling vine-clad hills of the Upper Yarra Valley. This gorgeous rustic wedding venue is just an hour’s drive from Melbourne and has multiple indoor and outdoor wedding spaces for your special day. Aside from the views and the dreamy wedding spaces, you’ll love Elmswood Estate’s impeccable service, exclusive venue use, and award-winning wines.
5. The Park at Albert Park
Renowned for its tranquil lakeside setting and versatile open-plan interiors, The Park at Albert Park is a popular choice amongst Melbourne couples. You’ll love the industrial touches at this chic revamped warehouse wedding venue, including polished concrete floors, soaring high ceilings, exposed rafters and brick, and trendy subway tiles. Light pours in through floor-to-ceiling windows, while moveable walls allow the space to be customised for both intimate and large-scale weddings.
6. The Langham, Melbourne
If you’re on the hunt for a luxurious five-star hotel wedding venue in Melbourne, The Langham should be at the top of your list. Combining refined elegance with state-of-the-art facilities, this iconic Melbourne hotel has everything you need for an unforgettable wedding experience under one roof. Features of The Langham, Melbourne include three unique wedding spaces, an experienced in-house events team, mouthwatering wedding menus, and hundreds of elegantly appointed guest rooms and suites.
7. Leonda by the Yarra
Tucked away in the leafy suburb of Hawthorn, Leonda by the Yarra is a gorgeous riverside wedding venue offering couples three light-filled wedding spaces to choose from. From the moment you arrive, you’ll be swept away by the charm and elegance of Leonda, surrounded by swaying willow trees, lush gardens, and picture-perfect Yarra River views. This all-in-one venue has the capacity to host your entire wedding day from start to finish, including your ceremony, reception, and wedding photos. For that added wow factor, why not arrive at your wedding by boat and dock at Leonda’s private jetty?
8. Levantine Hill
Nestled in the idyllic Yarra Valley, Levantine Hill is a modern winery wedding venue just an hour’s drive from the hustle and bustle of Melbourne. If you’re envisioning a relaxing wedding weekend surrounded by rolling green hills and sprawling vineyards, you’ll love the tranquil setting of Levantine Hill. Aside from the breathtaking vistas, this luxury venue is renowned for its exceptional food and wine offering, top-notch service, and impressive architectural design. Host an outdoor ceremony overlooking the mountain ranges of the Yarra Valley, then enjoy a decadent reception dinner in Levantine Hill’s stunning, light-filled reception space.
9. Gather & Tailor
If a stylish shindig in a trendy Melbourne warehouse wedding venue is more your thing, we recommend checking out Gather & Tailor. Set just beside the Maribyrnong River in West Melbourne, Gather & Tailor offers the perfect blank canvas for any wedding theme. This versatile venue sprawls across two levels of event spaces, and there’s also a gorgeous outdoor courtyard lined with cactus plants. You might choose to dress up the space with dreamy floral arrangements and twinkling festoon lights or let the minimalist interiors speak for themselves and keep things simple.
10. Harbour Room St Kilda
Combining picture-perfect water views with an unrivalled location just 15 minutes from the CBD, Harbour Room St Kilda is a fantastic venue choice for elegant beachside weddings in Melbourne. This modern venue boasts bright and airy interiors, flexible floorplans, contemporary styling, and a stunning rooftop space that’s ideal for outdoor ceremonies in the summer months. You’ll love working with the experienced Food & Desire team to bring your perfect day to life at this dreamy waterfront spot in Melbourne’s iconic St Kilda.
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