Have you been looking for an inexpensive wedding venue in Sydney? Then glance here because we already know where they are. We’ve compiled a list of Sydney’s best budget-friendly wedding venues.
Sydney offers the best, sun-kissed, cosmopolitan, and sassy wedding. Your wedding day is an once-in-a-lifetime event that will leave you with a lifetime of memories. When it comes to planning your wedding, it may appear to be costly at first. The bills start to pile up as soon as you order your flowers, wedding cake, and wedding gown. However, your venue doesn’t have to be an expensive one; there are plenty of stunning Sydney venues that won’t break the bank but will still be ideal for you. Here’s a list of some of the most affordable wedding venues in Sydney to help you make your decision:
Lauriston House is a highly coveted and surprisingly affordable venue that oozes elegance, romance, and class – this is where real-life fairy tales are born. You and your guests will be able to stroll through a well-kept garden, dance beneath ornamented crystal chandeliers, and dine on a three-course meal that may include items such as chicken and mushroom crepes, pan-fried veal, and homemade ice cream cake. On top of it, as you walk down the 60-foot aisle from the main house to the wrought iron gazebo, surrounded by cherry blossom trees, your grand entrance will be unforgettable.
- Typical cost: $100 per person
- Capacity: 80-350
- Bonus: There will be no overlap because this space only hosts one wedding at a time, and their entire staff is dedicated solely to your needs, you can be sure that your fairy tale will not interfere with anyone else’s.
Darling Harbor and Cockle Bay Wharf will greet you with five-star private functions space. You can choose between two exquisite rooms. It has a gold Room, it has leather and timber walls, a gold-leaf octagonal ceiling, and a Swarovski crystal cherry blossom chandelier that transports you to the happy ending of an old Hollywood film. On the other hand, it has a Terrace Room, all of which is very chic and contemporary, with a wall of slanted windows that let the sparkling harbor serve as the backdrop to your event and numerous Chrystal chandeliers that cast a warm glow throughout the space. Step out onto the deck when you need a breath of fresh air to watch the boats go by, sea life comes up to say hello. It is so surreal.
- Typical cost: $120-$180 per person
- Capacity: 80-150
- Bonus: The wedding package includes a one-night stay at a five-star hotel. Yes, please.
Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain
Nature lovers will rejoice as they gaze out over Sydney Harbor and the city skyline while surrounded by the Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain’s vibrant foliage and elegant structures. For their wedding, couples can choose from the Palm House and Lawn, Rose Garden & Pavilion, Bennelong Lawn, or Tarpeian Lawn at the Royal Botanical Gardens. The Palm House and Lawn at the Royal Botanical Gardens has a glasshouse that looks out onto a private section of the gardens, the Rose Garden & Pavilion has a sandstone pavilion and is ideal for a traditional outdoor ceremony, the Bennelong Lawn has sweeping views of the harbor and a canopy of fig trees, and the Tarpeian Lawn has sweeping views of the harbor and a canopy of fig trees. At this special location, endless natural beauty is the name of the game.
- Typical cost: $1,200 for two hours. $360 for every additional hour.
- Capacity: 80-500
- Bonus: Because these gardens are located in the heart of the city, your visitors will have no trouble finding nearby lodging.
Café Morso can accommodate a casual canapé cocktail party or a formal seated dinner party. Menu items such as Pumpkin and sage tortellini with beurre noisette, Roasted Peking duck, shallot and hoisin pancake, and Braised pork belly with chili lime dressing, shallots, and steamed rice from the canapé menu, and Green pea, mint, and fennel risotto with goats cheese mousse, House-made gnocchi with wild mushroom, truffle oil, and beurre noisette from the main menu, and Crispy skin. It also has a pleasing atmosphere is also sure, with a chic and sleek interior and a high ceiling featuring a massive vintage-inspired chandelier, as well as tranquil views of the Jones Bay Wharf from the outside.
- Typical cost: $130 per person
- Capacity: 58-130
- Bonus: Your guests can choose their own entrée and the main course of the night off to give them a “restaurant experience.
Burnt Orange is set behind a white picket fence and surrounded by rustic gardens, so if you have a “white picket fence” fantasy, you’ll love it. This café, housed in a sandstone mansion from the early 1920s, has a fantastic menu and is a “best-kept secret” among foodies. The charming Signal Room, which has a patio with comfortable seating arrangements and views of Sydney harbor, is ideal for smaller wedding parties, while the Balcony can accommodate larger groups and features the landscape of Middle Head and Chowder Bay.
- Typical Cost: Starting at $5,000
- Capacity: 300 max
- Bonus: The 12-hour slow-cooked lamb shoulder menu option will astound your guests.
Have you ever fantasized about getting married in a magical, fairytale setting? Then a trip to Athol Hall could be something to your use. It’s a restored heritage venue with views of the Sydney skyline, Sydney Opera House, and Sydney Harbor Bridge, and it’s full of country charm. Prices begin at $125 per person and can accommodate up to 200 people.
- Typical cost: $125 per person
- Budget: 200 people
- Bonus: You will get a great view of the city from the venue
Orso Bayside is a quirky and bright restaurant on the water in Mossman, on Sydney’s Middle Harbor, across from the Spit Bridge. This modern wedding venue has its own beach, deck, and wharf, with a beautiful view of the harbor.
- Typical Cost: Starting at $140 per person
- Capacity: 280 max
- Bonus: It serves the most amazing food
Cropley House in Baulkham Hills is a historic mansion with an idyllic rose garden, making your dream wedding a reality. This charming venue exemplifies elegance and magnificence.
- Typical Cost: Starting at $97 per person
- Capacity: 67 max
- Bonus: The venue has an undercover balcony which is very beautiful.
The Art-house Hotel
Are you planning a vintage wedding? The Art-house Hotel is ideal in that case. It has handmade Venetian lights, crescent windows, and a gilded ceiling that can be found right in the heart of Sydney. It exudes glamour and a 1920’s vibe from the inside out. Enjoy your wedding in this bohemian setting with up to 300 guests standing.
- Typical Cost: Starting at $5000
- Capacity: 300 max
- Bonus: It is a movie-themed hotel, bar, pizzeria
International College of Management
Do you have questions in mind? Get married on the campus of a university? Your mind will be blown when you see this elegant, one-of-a-kind, and breathtaking venue. You will be greeted by a sweeping staircase that leads to a magnificent lawn, as well as stunning architecture.
Typical Cost: Starting at $1500
Capacity: 500 max
Bonus: The venue provides timeless backdrop pictures which you will cherish for your lifetime.
Verandah is another unique venue that allows you to hire the entire venue or just a specific room. It’s a stylish and modern venue that’s perfect for a more laid-back wedding. Prices and capacity vary by room and are located on a quiet street just steps from Hyde Park.
- Typical cost: $31 per person
- Capacity: up to 340 people
- Bonus: The venue has natural lights to suit your wedding aesthetic.
A family team has been running the family-owned business since 2002. They envisioned a place that was both luxurious and convenient. It is in the historical township of Appin, about an hour’s drive from Sydney. With 2.5 acres of lush land, Appin resembles an old-world charm property. It has a fully catered kitchen as well as gardens.
- Typical cost: $75 per person
- Capacity: max 500 people
- Bonus: The venue provides Wedding Planning options to perfectly complement your celebration, app in-house weddings and events elevates any event.
It is critical to save money on the venue. You can still get married in your dream location without breaking the bank. So don’t lose hope; there are plenty of options to suit your preferences and budget!
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