Popular wedding venues in Melbourne

Melbourne offers offers numerous choices of venues for holding wedding ceremonies and receptions.
Some venues offer the chance to get married right there at the venue, prior to the reception which can help you save some money. The size of the reception venue you will need will depend on the number of guests you are expecting to attend. A selection of the reception venues below give options to cater for small or large gatherings of visitors.

Here are a some of the most popular spots around Melbourne, that local brides use for having their wedding receptions, all of which you can choose to have both wedding ceremony and and reception combined.

Ashton Manor
one of the best wedding and reception venue is Ashton Manor. It is referred to as a leading capacity venue locally. Two large rooms are available to accommodate over 200 visitors. For small occasions, a spacious room is prepared for gatherings of 50 to 90 individuals. While bigger occasions are held in the grand Georgian Room. Situated in Diamond Creek, it is also well situated for photography opportunities in the Yarra Valley region.

Ballara Receptions
Ballara Receptions, there are numerous staffs and facilities to make every arrangements of the plans for the enormous day. This venue has practical experience in event management. The Ballaria home guarantee unforgettable experience and sophistication and elegance. There are choices to accommodate gatherings in sizes of 60 to 100, and 100 to 200 visitors.

Leonda by the Yarra
A year ago, Leonda by the Yarra won the title of the best reception venue in Melbourne. Here, the style is simple yet elegant. It gives the most delightful views of the adjacent Yarra River and is the ideal spot for wedding photography. They have a world-class menu choice and a private jetty on the banks of the Yarra river for private arrivals or departures following the reception. Some couples cruise down the river to stay at Crown Promenade or The Langham.

Maia, Docklands
This exclusive cutting edge venue can accommodate up to 450 visitors. There are stunning perspectives of the Melbourne city view to catch from here and access is easy with it’s close proximity to the city for public transport and major roads out to the freeways.

Ascot House Receptions
Ascot House has been involved with weddings for well over 10 years now. It is is an amazing Victorian mansion, maintaining their reputation as a premier venue. Carefully kept up greenery enclosure grounds of nearly 2 acres, giving the ideal background for photographs. They also have a stunning Grand Ballroom available for bigger events. A perfect space for gatherings of up to 200. For more cozy social occasions, the Chandelier Room is an awesome alternative for up to 80 guests.

Having worked at numerous wedding venues around Melbourne, Yarra Valley, Macedon Ranges, Mornington Peninsula and further afield, I have plenty of experience with both good and a few not-so-good wedding venues so I’m in a good position to be able to recommend wedding venues which are excellent at looking after their guests, which venues have great photography locations nearby, which venues always get it right and which venues you should do some further research on before booking.  Click here to see my list of recommended wedding venues in Melbourne that have all excelled in one way or another, or are reliable in offering consistently quality service and catering.

Any venue or it’s staff which hasn’t displayed the standards I expect of a quality wedding venue simply doesn’t get a mention.