Sydney Wedding Venues

In a new regular feature on the I Do Crew blog we are going to help you find your ideal wedding venue. But we don’t want you to just take our word for it. If you are recently married, or have experience of working with certain venues, we would love to hear from you and potentially publish your reviews of wedding venues, around Australia; from Cairns, to Brisbane, to Sydney and Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, Hobart and beyond.  To find out more about reviewing wedding venues for the I Do Crew, contact us.

To get us started this week we have 5 wedding venues to introduce you to.

Banjo Paterson Cottage

Where:  Gladesville, Sydney, NSW.
Capacity:  140 seated, 350 cocktail + individual rooms catering to up to 54 seated guests.
Style:  This was once Banjo Paterson’s cottage and is now the perfect location for an intimate, romantic, old fashioned wedding.  Featuring 5 acres of parkland the gardens around the cottage itself are stunning.  We also love the stone-work of the cottage and river views.
Bonus feature:  Immediately below the cottage is a substantial private jetty, suitable for all types of boats including water taxis.

Bistro C

Where:  Noosa Heads, Qld.
Capacity:  80-125.
Style:  White walls, timber floors and a backdrop of the Pacific Ocean make this a stunning venue for a modern beachside wedding.
Bonus feature:  Step off the waterside terrace onto the white sandy beach.


Where:  South Melbourne, Vic.
Capacity:  220 seated with dancefloor/250 seated dancing on balconies, 450 cocktail.
Style:  This urban, chic venue is situated on the rooftop and features stunning views.  The contemporary space can be styled to suit your own personal taste.
Bonus feature:  Marry on the balcony with city views.

Rendevous Hotel

Where:  Scarborough, WA.
Capacity:  Up to, 400 Banquet, 680 Cocktails depending on the room.
Style:  This stunning venue features Indian Ocean views and an observation deck.  Perfect for large scale chic weddings.
Bonus feature:  Offers numerous locations for the ceremony and reception and is a ‘big’ venue for large-scale weddings.

Customs House

Where:  Brisbane, Qld.
Capacity:  200 in the Long Room.Style:  This is a traditional venue but will city both the more old fashioned elegant wedding and the contempory, classic-chic style wedding.
Bonus feature:  Soaring Corintiah stone columns and grand rooms with city views.

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