Here, your favourite affordable wedding photographers bring you their recommendations for the best wedding venues in Melbourne:
Vogue Ballroom’s six-meter high French provincial crystal chandelier lined ceilings, custom designed carpets, iconic wall paneling, crushed silk drapery to its gracious marble foyer, lavish stone bathrooms and the mezzanine balcony overlooking the whole ballroom, along with luxurious décor, an exquisite bridal lounge gives Vogue Ballroom its own unique level of opulence, that flows through the pillarless ballroom making it the perfect venue to host your celebration.
The stunning foyer is perfect for your pre-event drinks and canapés, your guests will wait in style and comfort for your grand arrival at the venue. The venue also caters for onsite ceremonies should you want for your entire wedding to be held at the iconic Vogue Ballroom.
Vogue Ballroom is the perfect venue for hire for almost any occasion, including business events and awards nights. With a stunning design and team of expert event planners, you will be left absolutely thrilled with the experience you have at Vogue.
The Brighton Savoy is located directly opposite Middle Brighton Beach where you will find the iconic, colourful and world famous Bathing Boxes. Host your wedding at one of Melbourne’s premier wedding venues, featuring waterfront and beachfront ceremonies and select from four event spaces for the reception catering from 30 to 220 guests.
As a venue they have celebrated with many bridal couples over the last 50 years in the Wedding Industry and look forward to hosting your special day with your family, friends and loved ones.
Their on site wedding planners are experienced and have a great range of contacts from photographers through to florists.
Ballara is a gracious Victorian Estate nestled amongst glorious English gardens, with its own picturesque lake, weeping willows and family of ducks.
At Ballara you will find everything you had dreamed of for a wedding in the one location.
For your ceremony, select from our chapel or the Gazebo overlooking the lake.
Our beautiful authentic chapel features an exquisite stained glass altar, cathedral ceilings and timber pews. While the Gazebo and lake provide a gorgeous backdrop for your garden ceremony.
With so many photography locations on-site, there is no need for you to leave to find all of those magical photo spots.
From the waterfall, fairy light garden, rose arbours and lakeside stone chairs,to name a few, you are sure to capture all of those special moments without the hassle, stress and expense of going to additional locations.
Then relax and enjoy the reception in our enchanting ballroom – with windows looking out to the gardens, sparkling chandeliers and a large central dance floor.
With one main function room accommodating up to 160 guests, Ballara is exclusive to you and you can relax knowing that our team is there for you during each planning step as well as on the wedding day.
Perched over the water’s edge at New Quay Docklands, our venue boasts “the” premier position in this amazing precinct. Located on the upper level of this landmark building, the venue enjoys elevated and uninterrupted views of the CBD and Victoria Harbour.
An ever changing view awaits you and your guests while you celebrate your cocktail wedding day at this amazing location. To watch the City lights come alive and the Harbour’s activity as the sun goes down is simply amazing.
With a modern contemporary feel, the venue provides an exciting and unique alternative, to the ever present predictability of mainstream reception venues.
Specialising in outdoor weddings, Gatsby Weddings and garden ceremonies, The Gables is one of the finest elegant wedding venues Melbourne has to offer. Features include magnificent gardens and a rose-covered gazebo.
Built in 1902 and retaining many of its original architectural features, The Gables is renowned as one of Melbourne’s finest venues for weddings and private functions. Boasting with traditionally decorated rooms with crystal chandeliers, a lead light conservatory, parquetry floorings, sixteen foot ceilings, a sweeping staircase and open fireplaces.
The Gables is centrally located in a beautiful grandeur Victorian Estate on a tree-lined street to provide you with the perfect atmosphere to celebrate your most memorable day or event. A generous verandah overlooking the magnificent gardens,makes this a delightful place for your guests to enjoy pre-dinner drinks and canapes. Nestled amongst the trees, is a gazebo covered in climbing roses; the perfect setting for a garden ceremony. With exclusive use of the house, garden and off street parking, we host only one wedding at a time. Catering for up to 120 guests seated or 250 guests in cocktail-style.
Whether your preference is a formal lunch or dinner, cocktail party or even the award-winning high tea, The Gables has a professional and dedicated events team and wedding coordinators offering personalised service in a truly grand and romantic environment.
Sandringham Yacht Club
When it comes to making the most of the irresistible vistas over the glorious Port Phillip Bay, nothing delivers quite like Sandringham Yacht Club.
The stunning floor-to-ceiling windows and expansive balcony provide the perfect backdrop for your wedding celebration.
Picture yourself mingling with family and friends on the private terraces during sunset overlooking the bay and then move inside to enjoy SYC’s exquisite menu as you dance the night away.
The ocean view is simply magnificent and whether it is summer or winter, it never disappoints! The sunsets are amazing but there is also something spectacular about being able to see the wild winter weather roll across the bay from our floor to ceiling windows.
Inside the Port Phillip Room, we can accommodate up to 250 guests seated or 400 guests cocktail with a dance floor. With your own dedicated event manager to guide you through organising your reception, your wedding celebration will be worry free.
At Sandringham Yacht Club, couples can host their ceremony on our Southern Podium, a spacious balcony with gorgeous views of the bay for up to 160 guests.
Leonda by the Yarra
When you meet your partner at the end of the aisle to get married you want to be in a beautiful setting. Leonda By The Yarra offers 3 picturesque spaces to suit anyone’s needs, with two indoor ceremony options and one outdoor option with the gorgeous Yarra River as a backdrop.
The team at Leonda are extremely flexible and can tailor our space to suit your needs. Whether you want an elegant ceremony in our courtyard followed by a fully catered event in our Garden Room or you simply just want to walk down the Leonda aisle and then move your event elsewhere after, we are here to support and offer you anything and everything to make your special day memorable! After your unique ceremony, your guests can relax and enjoy pre-dinner drinks and canapés while you and loved ones are off taking photos in the exquisite settings.
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