Best Wedding Venues of South Australia

The Best 20 Wedding Venues of Adelaide and South Australia, as voted by Real Wedding Couples.


Are you looking to say 'I Do' in Adelaide or South Australia? If so, you're in the right place! Whether you're searching for a romantic vineyard, an historic homestead, a rustic farm or a swanky estate (or something else completely!), our top list of wedding venues of South Australia is sure to help you out.

Curated based on the ratings, reviews and recommendations of our Real Wedding Couples, this list includes some the best wedding venues with a 95% rating! We also focus on Hotel & Resort Venues, Restaurant Venues and Club Venues - there'll be something for everyone!

 

 

Tips for finding the perfect wedding venue for you

 
1. Gather Inspiration: Create a moodboard with themes and styles. 
 
2. Specifics: Decide on the region of your wedding, a budget and a rough numbers of guests.
 
3. Venue Search: Use the ABIA Wedding Directory, input your location, select 'Wedding Venues', and you'll find pricing, reviews & capacities! 
 
4. Shortlist: Narrow down your search until you have your favourite 5 venues, get in touch with them asap!
 
5. Venue Viewings: Getting a feel for a venue in person is a game changer! 
 
6. Book Your Wedding: The most exciting part is getting your wedding day set in stone!
 
7. Commence The Planning: Now you've booked your venue, you can focus on planning the rest of your day. As always, ABIA is here if you need to search for other wedding businesses, such as wedding flowers, dresses, suits, hair and make-up, caterers, photographers, transport, music and DJ's, celebrants - the possibilities are endless!
 
 
 
 

How was this list of venues determined?


This list was solely determined by the venues' previous customers. Nearly 30,000 Married Couples are invited each year to rate, review and recommend their wedding suppliers through ABIA Weddings. They rate their vendors using the 4 Pillars of Perfection: Quality of Product, Quality of Service, Overall Value and Attitude of Staff.

In addition, all of the below venues have received a customer satisfaction rating of 95% or above, and have been winners, finalists or runners up of our ABIA Wedding Industry Awards for South Australia in the Venues category.

Being able to see a venue's customer experiences is essential before booking your wedding day with them, as you'll be able to get a feel for their service and communication as well as the venue look. Viewing a venue's reviews and ratings will help to determine whether they're credible, trustworthy, and will help you to decide if it's the dream venue for you!
 
 

 

#1 - Golding Wines

ABIA Award Winner

ABIA Customer Rating 99.81%

 

Golding Wines is a vineyard wedding venue located in Adelaide Hills. The property features rolling hills covered with beautiful vineyards and huge old gum trees. In summer, its an oasis of green vines, the end of each row studded with gorgeous red roses. In autumn, the vineyard transforms to a stunning backdrop of reds, yellows and browns, perfect for an event with a rustic, country feel.

The venue features a multitude of interesting and beautiful backdrops for wedding photography. The large sandstone barn overlooks the vines and offers a soft, natural backdrop to suit different event styles. The barn can be dressed in a very contemporary style to offer a clean, crisp contemporary feel; and also set up for lovely rustic events in keeping with the winery theme. The outdoor spaces at the property take full advantage of the vineyard setting, offering sweeping views of the vines and manicured gardens. Marquees can be erected on the lawn overlooking landscaped gardens and ponds. The lawns and adjacent terrace also offer ample room for pre-dinner drinks.

Able to cater for up to 200 guests, this romantic vineyard setting is an idyllic backdrop for your unforgettable day.

View Golding Wines's Online Profile & Reviews.
 
 
Wedding Venues South Australia Golding Wines
Wedding Venues South Australia Golding Wines
Wedding Venues South Australia Golding Wines
Wedding Venues South Australia Golding Wines


#2 - Marybank Farm

ABIA Award Runner-Up

ABIA Customer Rating 99.74%

 

Marybank Farm is an intimate farm setting perfect for couples who are looking for a stunning garden ceremony venue and an amazing photo location. Only 15 minutes from Adelaide CBD, Marybank offers you a relaxed and intimate wedding experience like no other. The location, the rustic spaces, the countryside and delicious food make Marybank an amazing experience and the perfect place to say I Do.

The venue is able to host groups of up to 100 in the indoor barn function room and on the undercover Wisteria Terrace and Deck, with beautifully appointed self-contained accommodation on the upper level. Marybank Farm has collaborated with Sprout Catering to offer a flexible service providing fresh, seasonal restaurant-quality food, making it an all-round bespoke venue for your big day.

View Marybank Farm's Online Profile & Reviews.
 
 
Wedding Venues South Australia Marybank Farm
Wedding Venues South Australia Marybank Farm
Wedding Venues South Australia Marybank Farm
Wedding Venues South Australia Marybank Farm
 

#3 - Serafino McLaren Vale

ABIA Award 3rd Place

ABIA Customer Rating 99.71%

 

Set amongst a tranquil lake, rolling green lawns and 200 year old gum trees, Serafino McLaren Vale is the perfect wedding venue to stay, relax, celebrate and indulge. The team pride themselves on their reputation for providing the perfect venue, with a professional approach in handling your wedding day.

The McLarens Room is the traditional ball room with a raised stage, parquetry dance floor area and seating for 220 guests, with ceiling draping providing that real 'wow' factor. The Courtyard has a relaxed, winery feel boasting an abundance of natural light with seating for up to 180 guests. Barrels line the walls and the arched, glassed ceiling provides that something special. The picturesque grounds offer many options for your ceremony and photos, whether alongside the lake, in the rose garden or under the huge gum trees.

Serafino McLaren Vale offers on-site accommodation with 30 boutique rooms available, allowing you and your guests the option of staying overnight.

View Serafino McLaren Vale's Online Profile & Reviews.
 
 
Wedding Venues South Australia Serafino McLaren Vale
Wedding Venues South Australia Serafino McLaren Vale
Wedding Venues South Australia Serafino McLaren Vale
Wedding Venues South Australia Serafino McLaren Vale
 

#4 - Longview Vineyard

ABIA Award Finalist

ABIA Customer Rating 99.65%

 

Next up is Adelaide wedding venue Longview Vineyard - a charming, renovated barn that turns into a multi-function space.

Longview Vineyard's Wedding Ceremonies are held on the lawn over-looking the vine-covered hills as ancient gum trees tower majestically around the perimeter. The charming reception room is a blank canvas with vaulted ceilings, bold timbers, stone, and classic Australian galvanised iron surround you, and a wall of windows make-up one side of the barn showing panoramic views over the vineyard.

Perfectly paired with Longview's stunning wine, elegant multi-course dinners or even simple cocktail celebrations are built around exciting menus from Longviews resident chefs. Longviews events team makes sure nothing is left to chance for any wedding and every detail is meticulously handled.

View Longview Vineyard's Online Profile & Reviews.
 
 
Wedding Venues South Australia Longview Vineyard
Wedding Venues South Australia Longview Vineyard
Wedding Venues South Australia Longview Vineyard
Wedding Venues South Australia Longview Vineyard
 

#5 - Adelaide Pavilion

ABIA Award Finalist

ABIA Customer Rating 99.64%

 

The Award Winning Adelaide Pavilion is a weddding venue in the heart of the city. It features two spectacular rooms with floor to ceiling panoramic views of the gardens that accompany the wonderful French and Mediterranean inspired cuisine and personalised service.

Surrounding the Adelaide Pavilion, Veale Gardens features a lush mixture of evergreen and deciduous trees, a sunken rose garden, works of art, water features and a number of walks - the perfect place for wedding photoshoots.

"Your wedding day will be one of the most important days of your life so here at the Adelaide Pavilion we want to make certain your wedding celebration is an experience that will be a cherished for a lifetime. Our attentive Function Coordinators will walk with you every step of the way as you plan your unique and beautiful celebration."

View Adelaide Pavilion's Online Profile & Reviews.
 
 
Wedding Venues South Australia Adelaide Pavilion
Wedding Venues South Australia Adelaide Pavilion
Wedding Venues South Australia Adelaide Pavilion
Wedding Venues South Australia Adelaide Pavilion
 

#6 - Woodburn Homestead

ABIA Award Finalist

ABIA Customer Rating 99.15%

 

Woodburn Homestead is a unique venue location designed to offer a complete wedding experience. The Homestead built in 1864 offers boutique accommodation, French doors and beautiful wide verandahs. Many photographic opportunities are on offer including two stone cottages, 42 acres of rolling paddocks, hay bales and so much more. The Stables and Open Air Chapel appeal to rustic, boho and glamorous inspired wedding, styled to suit every wedding theme.

The majestic 160-year-old Morton Bay Fig Tree takes centre stage complete with swing, which complements the rolling lawns around the Homestead. Woodburn is also the home of Cindys Classic Gourmet, a proud multi-award winning business. This family-run venue means that warm and generous hospitality is always on offer at Woodburn.

View Woodburn Homestead's Online Profile & Reviews.
 
 
Wedding Venues South Australia Woodburn Homestead
Wedding Venues South Australia Woodburn Homestead
Wedding Venues South Australia Woodburn Homestead
Wedding Venues South Australia Woodburn Homestead
 

#7 - Glen Ewin Estate

ABIA Award Finalist

ABIA Customer Rating 97.90%

 

Glen Ewin Estate, located in the Adelaide Hills, is host to a breathtaking garden setting, surrounded by mature trees and weeping willows overlooking a lake. Just a stone's throw away from the centre of Adelaide, this South Australian Estate is an idyllic spot waiting to be discovered.

Glen Ewin can cater for small intimate dinners to large sit-down receptions for up to 300 guests. Every detail is taken care of with their step by step guide to planning your wedding.

"We would love to show you around our beautiful, multi award-winning heritage listed property with a personalised tour and hear how we can make your wedding dreams come true. We believe that each wedding is unique and should be treated as such."

View Glen Ewin Estate's Online Profile & Reviews.
 
 


Wedding Venues South Australia Glen Ewin Estate
Wedding Venues South Australia Glen Ewin Estate
Wedding Venues South Australia Glen Ewin Estate
Wedding Venues South Australia Glen Ewin Estate
 

#8 - Donato Reception Centre

ABIA Award Finalist

ABIA Customer Rating 97.32%


Donato Reception Centre is a multi-award winning prestigious reception venue in Adelaide, located only 15 minutes from the CBD. It boasts two beautiful spaces to suit your big day celebration. The spacious ballroom seats 200 to 600 guests and contains a large sunken dance floor, while the newly-refurbished foyer is perfect for an intimate event of 50 to 120 seated guests.

"Let our friendly and professional staff help make your event one of the most memorable. Working in conjunction with various suppliers, we cover all aspects for your event to ensure your evening will run smoothly so you can sit back, relax and enjoy."

 
Wedding Venues South Australia Donato Reception Centre
Wedding Venues South Australia Donato Reception Centre
Wedding Venues South Australia Donato Reception Centre
Wedding Venues South Australia Donato Reception Centre
 

 

Best Hotel/Resort Wedding Venues in South Australia


If you want to feel like you're on a mini-holiday or you want to turn your wedding day into an entire week or weekend, consider one of these beautiful venues which offer accommodation for both you and your guests.

By booking with a Hotel or Resort, you and your guests don't have to worry about travelling home late at night. Step off the dance floor and head straight to your room to get some well-deserved rest.

 

#1 -Mount Lofty House MGallery by Sofitel

ABIA Award Winner

ABIA Customer Rating 99.63%

 

Located in the picturesque Adelaide Hills, Mount Lofty House offers a range of tailored wedding day solutions, including wedding ceremonies in the gardens overlooking the Piccadilly valley, and customised wedding packages to suit your individual requirements. Mount Lofty House provides a range of indoor and outdoor dining venues to suit any wedding size up to 180 guests.

Mount Lofty House offer personal wedding coordination services and assistance, and not forgetting boutique accommodation for you and your guests on your wedding night.

View Mount Lofty House MGallery by Sofitel's Online Profile & Reviews.
 
 
Wedding Venues South Australia Mount Lofty House M Gallery by Sofitel
Wedding Venues South Australia Mount Lofty House M Gallery by Sofitel
Wedding Venues South Australia Mount Lofty House M Gallery by Sofitel
Wedding Venues South Australia Mount Lofty House M Gallery by Sofitel
 

#2 -Lakes Resort Hotel

ABIA Award Runner-Up

ABIA Customer Rating 99.18%

 

Located in the tranquil waters of West Lakes, the Lakes Resort Hotel is just 15 minutes from the airport and 20 minutes from the city. From the ceremony to the reception, this stunning hotel venue boasts tall windows and breathtaking lakeside views to be enjoyed by all.

"We know that there are so many elements that go into planning a wedding that's perfect for you. At the Lakes we're passionate about making your wedding uniquely you. Let our professional and experienced team ensure your only requirement is to sit back, relax and enjoy the day."

View Lakes Resort Hotel's Online Profile & Reviews.
 
 
Wedding Venues South Australia Lakes Resort Hotel
Wedding Venues South Australia Lakes Resort Hotel
Wedding Venues South Australia Lakes Resort Hotel
Wedding Venues South Australia Lakes Resort Hotel
 

#3 -Mawson Lakes Hotel & Function Centre

ABIA Award 3rd Place

ABIA Customer Rating 98.58%

 

The Mawson Lakes Hotel &Function Centre is a modern and versatile wedding venue that prides itself on creating a unique wedding experience for every couple. This exclusive-use venue can host both ceremonies and receptions, meaning it's perfect for couples who want everything in one place.

Set in the Mawson Lakes area of Adelaide, the hotel features 132 spacious accommodation rooms, contemporary styled apartments and deluxe suites. The fabulous menu selections ensure you have the ability to cater for your tastes and budget. Each dish has been carefully designed by their executive chef and promises to tempt your guests with a culinary experience that will be very memorable and satisfying.

View Mawson Lakes Hotel & Function Centre's Online Profile & Reviews.

 
 
Wedding Venues South Australia Mawson Lakes Hotel & Function Centre
Wedding Venues South Australia Mawson Lakes Hotel & Function Centre
Wedding Venues South Australia Mawson Lakes Hotel & Function Centre
Wedding Venues South Australia Mawson Lakes Hotel & Function Centre
 
 

#4 -St Francis Winery Resort

ABIA Award Finalist

ABIA Customer Rating 98.39%


St Francis Winery Resort is situated on 5 acres overlooking Lake Carew Reynell and built around the circa 1852 winery building. This historic building is now one of South Australia's premier wedding venues and is just a short journey from the city to Adelaide's South and the gateway to the McLaren Vale Wine Region.

The picturesque grounds and manicured lawns are ideal for garden ceremonies and create endless photo options for photographers. Every wedding is specially catered for in the historic winery building with beautifully rustic reception room and 3.5 star accommodation available on-site.

 
Wedding Venues South Australia St Francis Winery Resort
Wedding Venues South Australia St Francis Winery Resort
Wedding Venues South Australia St Francis Winery Resort
Wedding Venues South Australia St Francis Winery Resort
 

Best Restaurant Wedding Venues in South Australia


If one of your top priorities on your wedding day is great food, then a Restaurant could be a brilliant choice to host your wedding day.

These Restaurants have mastered not only their culinary skills, but how to host the most memorable and magical wedding day for you and your guests.

 

#1 - The Currant Shed

ABIA Award Winner

ABIA Customer Rating 99.94%


The Currant Shed specialises in beautiful and unique bespoke weddings and functions, and is located in McLaren Flat, South Australia. Originally built in the early 1900's as a shed to prepare currants, the venue has become a unique restaurant and wedding location with panoramic views from every angle.

With plenty of outdoor space and a blank canvas dining area, The Currant Shed makes a beautifully picturesque and bespoke venue for any wedding.
 

Wedding Venues South Australia The Currant Shed
Wedding Venues South Australia The Currant Shed
 
 

#2 - Sneaky's

ABIA Award Runner-Up

ABIA Customer Rating 99.86%


Sneaky's Restaurant is Adelaide's bespoke winery venue, serving quality Italian cuisine featuring South Australia's finest produce. Located amongst the gardens and vineyards at the Virgara Wines winery, this venue stuns with it's multiple rooms which each have their own design flair.
 
A 30-minute drive from Adelaide's CBD, Sneaky's offers the most beautiful scenery for your ceremony and stunning backgrounds for your photos.
 
Wedding Venues South Australia Sneaky's
Wedding Venues South Australia Sneaky's
 
 
 

#3 -Lake Breeze Wines

ABIA Award 3rd Place

ABIA Customer Rating 99.49%


Lake Breeze Wines is a wedding venue situated in the picturesque wine region of Langhorne Creek, South Australia. The cellar door, restaurant, and function centre are set amongst stunning and tranquil surrounds overlooking a sea of vineyards lined with ancient gumtrees. Owned and operated by the Follett family who have been growing grapes for over 130 years & making wine for 33, Lake Breeze has earned an enviable reputation for consistently producing outstanding wines.

With seven charming rustic-luxe function spaces, your guests will love the magical atmosphere of Lake Breeze. Each space offers its own personality unlike any other venue, suited for indoor, outdoor, cocktail, and formal events. The rustic-meets-modern cellar door, verandah and barrel shed perfectly complement the stunning surrounds, and create a pristine backdrop for any occasion. The brand-new, state of the art function space, The Barrel Room, combines the best of both worlds, overlooking the vines with all glass frontage and an island bar accessible from inside and the outdoor terrace. Next to the function centre resides expansive lawns, home to ancient gums and surrounded by panoramic views of the vineyards that encompass the property.

View Lake Breeze Wines's Online Profile & Reviews.
 
 
Wedding Venues South Australia Lake Breeze Wines
Wedding Venues South Australia Lake Breeze Wines
Wedding Venues South Australia Lake Breeze Wines
Wedding Venues South Australia Lake Breeze Wines
 
 

#4 -Blues Restaurant

ABIA Award Finalist

ABIA Customer Rating 98.02%


Mark and Kevin welcome you to Blues Restaurant on the beautiful Fleurieu Peninsular. Blues is renowned for its fine wine, exquisite cuisine and its warm, inviting and friendly atmosphere. With plenty of experience and a focus on exceptional quality of food and presentation, their freshly prepared dishes are sure to wow every guest.

Specializing in Modern Australian cuisine and utilizing fresh local produce, Blues is a popular choice for all special occasions on the South Coast. The Middleton Beach Huts boutique accommodation is also conveniently located onsite for you and your guests to utilize.

View Blues Restaurant's Online Profile & Reviews.

 

Wedding Venues South Australia Blues Restaurant
Wedding Venues South Australia Blues Restaurant
Wedding Venues South Australia Blues Restaurant


 

Best Club Wedding Venues


Meet some of South Australia's Top Club Wedding Venues, including beautifully manicured Golf Courses and picturesque lakeside views.

 

#1 -Tea Tree Gully Golf Club

ABIA Award Winner

ABIA Customer Rating 99.96%

 

The Tea Tree Gully Golf Club is a wedding venue that has been catering for receptions since 1968. Start with a unforgettable ceremony on the course, following by a reception in the function room with a dance floor, large bar and full catering facilities.

"We pride ourselves on high quality service and can tailor our food and beverage packages to suit your every need. Our staff are dedicated to making your dream wedding become a reality."

View Tea Tree Gully Golf Club's Online Profile & Reviews.
 
 

#2 -Glenelg Golf Club

ABIA Award Runner-Up

ABIA Customer Rating 99.40%


The isolated oasis that is Glenelg Golf Club hosts breathtaking views and modern facilities that make it the ideal setting for your wedding ceremony and/or wedding reception, all only 15 minutes from the CBD and 5 minutes from Glenelg and Adelaide Airport.

Say your vows amongst dramatic 100 year old pines on the world class golf course, before getting photos taken with panoramic views as your backdrop. The stunning dining room exudes a wonderful balance of modern style and traditional elegance, with a sense of class and contemporary sophistication appealing to all tastes and styles, catering for up to 180 guests seated, or 300 standing.

View Glenelg Golf Club's Online Profile & Reviews.

 
 

Wedding Venues South Australia Glenelg Golf Club
Wedding Venues South Australia Glenelg Golf Club

Wedding Venues South Australia Glenelg Golf Club
 

#3 - The Terrace Function centre

ABIA Award 3rd Place

ABIA Customer Rating 97.78%


The Terrance Function Centre at Gawler & Barossa Jockey Club is a wedding and function suite in Gawler, an outer suburb of Adelaide. The venue offers picturesque garden settings for outdoor wedding ceremonies and can look after all your reception needs in the gorgeous bluestone function centre. The sprawling grounds also make for the perfect backdrop for your wedding photos.

"Our dedicated Function Coordinator will work with you to ensure that your specific and individual requirements are looked after, and your wedding runs smoothly."

 

Wedding Venues South Australia Gawler & Barossa Jockey Club, The Terrace Function Centre
Wedding Venues South Australia Gawler & Barossa Jockey Club, The Terrace Function Centre
Wedding Venues South Australia Gawler & Barossa Jockey Club, The Terrace Function Centre
 
 
 

#4 -Renmark Club

ABIA Award Finalist

ABIA Customer Rating 96.99%

 

Last but not least is Renmark Club, a waterside wedding venue only a short drive from Berri and Mildura in South Australia. Surrounded by glass, the Award Winning Renmark Club is quite literally on the banks of the Murray River offering breathtaking view by day and night, making it the perfect place to dine and celebrate on your wedding day.

Arrive at the Renmark Club by boat for your wedding reception and mingle with your guests enjoying canapes and cocktails on the outdoor decking then moving inside to party the night away to 2am. The Renmark Club can cater for wedding receptions from 50 to 350 guests with a menu designed to suit all requirements.

View Renmark Club's Online Profile & Reviews.
 
 
Wedding Venues South Australia Renmark Club
Wedding Venues South Australia Renmark Club
Wedding Venues South Australia Renmark Club
Wedding Venues South Australia Renmark Club
 

 

 

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