Planning Your Reception / Reception Venues

As husband and wife, the first few hours after the ceremony, is the time for family and friends to share in the warmth of congratulations, the festivity of the occasion, and to celebrate with champagne – a toast to the bride and groom!

The secret to any fabulous reception is careful planning, attention to detail, good food, the company of the people you love and a great venue.

  1. Reception Venues Overlooking Sydney Harbour

    Reception Venues Overlooking Sydney Harbour

    NSW’s beautiful capital city is brimming with top-notch restaurants and function centres, but the most sought-after venues are the ones which boast the best harbour views!

  2. The Best Waterfront Wedding Venues

    The Best Waterfront Wedding Venues

    From stylish venues overlooking Sydney harbour to peaceful beachfront locations across Queensland and South Australia, we have found the best waterfront wedding venues in Australia.

  3. A Reception Under The Stars

    A Reception Under The Stars

    Imagine an intimate dinner in a breath-taking natural setting under a canopy of stars! If this is your dream wedding reception location then we can help you plan it.

  1. Ravensthorpe

    Ravensthorpe

    Ravensthorpe is a stylish 19th-century manor house in Albion Park, NSW. It is a all-in-one wedding venue which is ideal for preparations, ceremony, reception, first night as a married couple and even a recovery brunch on the day after the wedding!

  2. The Australian Botanic Garden

    The Australian Botanic Garden

    The Australian Botanic Garden is south-west Sydney's premier destination for outdoor ceremonies, photo shoots and wedding receptions.

  3. Rumba Beach Resort

    Rumba Beach Resort

    With some of the best beaches in Australia right at the doorstep of Rumba Beach Resort, experience a truly amazing wedding destination on the breathtaking Sunshine Coast.

  1. Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron

    Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron

    Located on the idyllic Mornington Peninsula, Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron is a one-of-a-kind waterfront wedding venue surrounded by inspirational views of the Port Phillip Bay.

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  2. The Hotel Windsor

    The Hotel Windsor

    Located in the heart of Melbourne's CBD, The Hotel Windsor is city's most prestigious 5-star hotel and wedding venue since 1883.

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  3. Millbrook Winery

    Millbrook Winery

    Featuring sparkling lakes and tree-lined walkways overlooking the rolling hills of Jarrahdale, Millbrook Winery is simply breathtaking.

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  1. Beautiful Table Settings

    Beautiful Table Settings

    Here are some beautiful table settings to help inspire your wedding day reception styling.

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