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Top 31 Wedding Venues of Melbourne

Find the best Wedding Venues of Melbourne & Victoria, as voted by the Real Wedding Couples of Victoria!

Still on the look for your perfect wedding venue? 

Save yourself the time, because ABIA are connected to some reliable referrals when it comes to recommending Yarra Valley, Mornington Peninsula, Melbourne Wedding Venues and more!

The reliable referrals are the 6,600+ Victorian Wedding Couples who recently said "I Do" at these amazing wedding venues. They are the great judges who have been through the long process of selecting the perfect venue and have highly-recommended, rated & reviewed their venues in the prestigious 2019 ABIA Bridal Industry Awards.

Meet Victoria’s ABIA-Awarded Wedding Venues in order of the highest ABIA Award Rating; as determined solely by the only judges qualified to do so, the Wedding Couples of Victoria!

The Riverstone Estate

Yarra Valley

Winner: Best Restaurant Wedding Venue

ABIA Rating: 99.82%

Voted the #1 Wedding Restaurant Wedding Venue in Victoria (2019)

Imagine your wedding set amongst 75 acres of vines with a backdrop of panoramic views of the Yarra Valley.

The Riverstone Estate offers exclusive use of their premises for your wedding day including their stunning bridal suite perfect for pre-wedding photography and the bridal lounge which the bridal party can relax in throughout the day and until the end of the wedding reception.

Yarra Valley Wedding Venues Vineyard - Riverstone Estate

Yarra Valley Wedding Venues Vineyard - Riverstone Estate


Zonzo Estate

Yarra Valley

 | 130 Guests

Runner-Up: Best Restaurant Wedding Venue
Winner: Function Coordinator of the Year
ABIA Rating: 99.78%

Voted Australia's No.1 Restaurant Wedding Venue in 2020, 2018, 2017, 2016 & 2015.

If food and wine are some of your best friends (just like they are mine), Zonzo Estate will quickly become your favourite wedding venue. You are guaranteed the most magical experience with this ABIA-Award Winning Team.

Surrounded by 45 acres of vines and luscious lawn, your photos will look like they are straight from a postcard! Discover more about Zonzo Estate.

Yarra Valley Wedding Venues Barn - Zonzo Estate
Melbourne Wedding Venues Barn - Zonzo Estate



St Andrews Conservatory


 | 120 Guests

3rd Place: Restaurant Venue
ABIA Rating: 99.77%

Located in the heart of Melbourne, this quaint hotel is an absolute jewel of a wedding venue. With over 20 years experience in designing dream weddings, this team is trained to provide an experience nothing less than exceptional.

Did we mention they have a distinctive glass roof, the perfect feature for setting a romantic mood. Read Real Wedding Reviews. 

Pumphouse Hotel Melbourne Wedding Venue

St Andrews Conservatory Melbourne Wedding Venue


Merrimu Receptions


 | 350 Guests

WINNER: Best Reception Venue of the Year.
ABIA Award Rating: 99.75%

Titled 2019 Wedding Reception Venue of the Year!

If you’re after sophistication, elegance & an exceptional culinary experience, Merrimu Reception’s will achieve exactly what you’re looking for.

Their English-Style courtyards are the perfection location to ‘Say I Do’, whilst the interiors radiate opulence with their grand staircase, ornate ceilings and chandeliers. Read Merrimu Receptions ABIA Reviews.

Merrimu Receptions Wedding Venue
Merrimu Receptions Wedding Venue


All Smiles Sorrento Ocean Beach

Mornington Peninsula

 | 200 Guests

Wedding Reception Venue
ABIA Award Rating: 99.73%

Specialising in extraordinary cocktail style weddings, All Smiles Sorrento Ocean Beach provides an amazing indoor/outdoor setting that will not be forgotten.

This is an exciting, contemporary venue overlooking Sorrento’s Ocean Beach, situated on Victoria’s wonderful South East Coast. With 180 degree views of the ocean, and located on Sorrento’s main street, All Smiles Sorrento Ocean Beach is an unforgettable place to hold your wedding reception. Read their ABIA customer-reviews here.

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Encore St Kilda Beach

ABIA Award Rating: 99.70%

All Smiles Sorrento Beach Wedding Venue

Showtime Events Centre

Melbourne Wedding Venue

 | 230 Guests

ABIA Award Rating: 99.45%

Voted the #1 Wedding Venue in both Victoria & Australia-Wide at the 2018 ABIA Awards! 

Showtime Events has grown to be one of the most trendiest & chic wedding venues of Melbourne. With their outstanding rooms, prime location, sweeping city-views, exquisite food, phenomenal service & most importantly a brilliant team to work with - you will be in the absolute best hands when designing your dream wedding day! Contact Showtime Events


Baxter Barn

Mornington Peninsula

 | 250 Guests

ABIA Award Rating: 99.44%

Host your wedding at a historic wedding venue located on an exclusive 35 acre property. As Baxter Barn, they pride themselves on delivery of top-quality food to their wedding couples and guests.

Also, not limited to, but there is an option of BYO beverages which allows you to choose what type of drinks you’d like served at your wedding - what a win!

So, if you are looking for a stunning private location in addition to enjoying the glorious flavours of a beautiful wedding menu, Baxter Barn will be a top choice. Contact Baxter Barn today.

Baxter Barn Wedding Venue

Baxter Barn Wedding Venue


RACV City Club

ABIA Award Rating: 99.44%

RACV City Club Wedding Venue ABIA Winner


San Remo Ballroom

Melbourne City

 | 480 Guests

Wedding Venue
ABIA Award Rating: 99.38%

If you have a love for “old charm” and art-deco interiors, you must organise to meet the team at San Remo Ballroom, as it will quickly become one of your top picks!

At San Remo, you will be treated like royals with their modern service and classic ballrooms featuring ornate ceilings, intricate chandeliers and themed lighting. For those who are looking to design their very own wedding production, this will be your choice for the perfect venue! Click for more Info & Photos.

San Remo Ballroom

San Remo Ballroom


Avalon Castle

Danenong Ranges - Castle Style

 | 120 Guests

ABIA Award Rating: 99.36%

Voted Best Ceremony Wedding Venue in the 2019 Victorian ABIA Awards!

Yes you read correctly, you could celebrate your wedding in a castle!

For those who are looking for the fairytale wedding, Avalon Castle is the perfect backdrop to saying ‘I Do’, boasting beautiful gardens, a chapel with stained glass windows and a dining room which overlooks their beautiful views. More images with Avalon Castle.

Avalon Castle Wedding Venue ABIA

Avalon Castle Wedding Venue ABIA


Crown Melbourne

Melbourne City

 | 20 -1500 Guests

Winner: Best Hotel Wedding Venue
ABIA Award Rating: 99.36%

When reading their customer reviews, you’ll quickly appreciate that Crown Melbourne will bring your wedding dreams to fruition with a dedicated & expert team who will work closely with your and your partner.

Your guests will be raving about your wedding for years to come with their luxury reception rooms, world-renowned chefs and ample activities between the Ceremony & Reception – everything you need for your perfect day. Find more images with Crown Melbourne.

Crown Aviary Melbourne Weddings - Luxury Wedding Venue

Crown Melbourne Weddings - Luxury Wedding Venue


Marybrooke Manor

ABIA Award Rating: 99.29%

Marybrooke Manor Weddings


Flowerdale Estate

ABIA Award Rating: 98.86%

Flowerdale Estate Weddings


Portsea Golf Club and Mercure Portseatseatsea

Mornington Peninsula

 | 200 Guests

Wedding Club Venue
ABIA Award Rating: 98.76%

Portsea Golf Club exhibits the most extraordinary setting for your wedding ceremony and reception.

Offering your guest unsurpassed outlooks across Port Phillip Bay and the local Moonah trees. The team at Portsea Golf Club are ABIA-Awarded wedding specialists which will guarantee a unique and intimate wedding that is perfect in every way! Visit their ABIA Profile

Portsea Golf Club Wedding Venue

Portsea Golf Club Wedding Venue


Inglewood Estate

Kangaroo Ground

 | 120 Guests


Shed Style
ABIA Award Rating: 98.52%

Inglewood's Reception Centre is a fully licensed private venue with great atmosphere.

Formally the old hay shed on the property, it is full of character, history and true country style. The Reception Centre has spectacular views, sensational food and friendly professional staff. Set in stunning private gardens with a duck pond and vineyard.

Inglewood Estate Weddings

Inglewood Estate Weddings



White Night Receptions


 | 200 Guests

Wedding Reception Venue
ABIA Award Rating: 98.21%

At White Night, you will be assigned an event planner/co-ordinator who will help guide you through your wedding planning process. From budgeting sessions to helping you find the right suppliers, to running your special day, your event coordinator will help guide you through the sometimes stressful journey


White Night Receptions

White Night Receptions




Chateau Wyuna

ABIA Award Rating: 97.94%

Chateau Wyuna


Cleveland Winery

Macedon Ranges

 | 120 Guests

Winery & Vineyard
ABIA Award Rating: 97.90%

The grandeur of a vineyard surrounded by picturesque cottage gardens. Secluded and private wedding ceremonies with views of our lake and the surrounding ranges. The very best regional cuisine using the finest local and seasonal produce at your dinner reception. 


Macedon Ranges Wedding Venue

Cleveland Winery Weddings



Bellinzona Resort

Hepburn Springs

 | 145 Guests

Wedding Resort Venue
ABIA Award Rating: 97.70%

You will undoubtedly have brilliant memories of your wedding if you choose Bellinzona Resort to host your wedding day.

If sophistication is what you are looking for to host your wedding reception, this wedding venue will be the perfect fit with its gorgeous chandeliers and gold finishings throughout the room. Chat with Bellinzona Resort.

Bellinzona Resort Wedding Venue

Bellinzona Resort Wedding Venue




The Baths Middle Brighton

ABIA Award Rating: 97.03%

RACV Torquay Resort Wedding Venue


RACV Torquay Resort


 | 410 Guests


Accommodation Available
ABIA Award Rating: 97.01%

Located on the iconic Great Ocean Road, RACV Torquay Resort features unique & contemporary spaces for the perfect blank canvas to personalise your wedding reception.

Whether you’re looking at having a bespoke whiskey bar, handpicked dessert table, sparkling fairy lights, a lush floral hanging feature, or simply letting the striking panoramic views speak for themselves, the brilliant options are endless. Learn more about RACV Torquay Resort.

RACV Torquay Resort Wedding Venue

RACV Torquay Resort Wedding Venue


Glen Erin at Lancefield

Macedon Ranges

 | 180 Guests


Reception Venue
ABIA Award Rating: 96.89%

Over the past 20 years, Glen Erin at Lancefield has developed an A-class reputation

for its fine food and wine.

Located on a boutique vineyard with a picturesque view of the Macedon Ranges, your wedding will feel exclusive and private to you and your guests. With only an hour’s drive from Melbourne, your guests will have the opportunity of experiencing a mini-destination wedding without the hefty price tag. Send an Enquiry to Glen Erin Lancefield

Glen Erin at Lancefield Wedding Venue

Macedon Ranges Wedding Venue - Glen Erin.


The Pier Geelong


 | 260 Guests

Wedding Reception Venue
ABIA Award Rating: 96.76%

The Pier Geelong is uniquely positioned 250 metres out over the water. Surrounded by floor to ceiling windows with uninterrupted waterfront views and ample natural light allowing the very best of the Geelong waterfront.

Located in the heart of Geelong's CBD, this allows for easy travel via public transport or use of the parking on the Pier and waterfront. 

Geelong Wedding Venue

Geelong Wedding Venue


Feathertop Winery

Alpine National Park

Vineyard Wedding
ABIA Award Rating: 96.55%

Feathertop Winery is a modern estate featuring rolling vineyards and contemporary function facilities, we sit amongst native forests with a picturesque backdrop of the Victoria Alps.

Our dedicated events team provide a comprehensive planning & co-ordination service to support all of your additional wedding requirements from photographers to hair dressers and everything in between. Feathertop Winery is a perfect choice for your memorable destination wedding.

Feathertop Winery Wedding Venue Victoria.

Feathertop Winery Wedding Venue Victoria.


Forest Edge

Yarra Ranges

 | 120 Guests

Restaurant Venue
ABIA Award Rating: 96.41%

From terraced gardens to wine cellars, there are ample locations at Forest Edge to celebrate your wedding day.

Their unique and creative wedding menu is designed around the availability of fresh local produce which is carefully prepared on-site and with the greatest attention to detail, complemented with an excellent selection of wines sourced from the local region.

Forest Edge Wedding Venue

Yarra Valley Wedding Venue


RACV Healesville Country Club

ABIA Award Rating: 96.38%

Wedding Venue RACV Healesville


Summerfields Estate & Country Houseuse

Melbourne CBD

 | 150 Guests

Country Style
ABIA Award Rating: 96.29%

Looking to enjoy a mini-getaway for you and your guests? You can do just that with this glorious country house! Positioned amongst 200 olive trees and perfectly manicured lush lawns, Summerfields Estate & Country House is a wedding venue that can transform itself from stylish and refined to relaxed and informal.

Their reception room creates a romantic atmosphere that is flooded with natural light and features striking black and while tiled flooring for a pop of modernism. Learn more about this melbourne wedding venue. 

Summerfields Estate Country House

Summerfields Estate Country House


Portsea Hotel

Mornington Peninsula

 | 300 Guests

Hotel Wedding Venue
ABIA Award Rating: 96.13%

Discover one of the Peninsula’s most iconic wedding venues with panoramic views of Port Phillip Bay. Portsea Hotel offers a range of event spaces both indoor and outdoor, perfect for a cocktail or seated wedding reception!


Portsea Hotel Wedding Venue

Portsea Hotel Wedding Venue


RACV Cape Schanck Resort

Mornington Peninsula

 | 300 Guests

Resort Venue
ABIA Award Rating: 95.37%

RACV Cape Schanck Resort looks over rugged Bass Strait and Port Phillip Bay.

Their contemporary new resort is set on one of the most striking coastal golf courses in Australia, offering extensive coastal views. Just a leisurely 75 minute drive from the Melbourne CBD via the Peninsula link freeway, this state of the art facility is perfect for weddings of all sizes.

Wedding Venues Mornington Peninsula - RACV Cape Schack Resort

Wedding Venues Mornington Peninsula - RACV Cape Schack Resort


Peppers The Sands Resort Torquay

Mornington Peninsula

 | 350 Guests


Resort Wedding Venue
ABIA Award Rating: 95.25%

Peppers The Sands Resort Torquay ticks all the boxes:  

- Caters for all types of weddings 
- Caters for small intimate weddings to 350 guest banquets  
- Offers three onsite ceremony locations, including indoor and outdoor options  
- Your very own personal Wedding Coordinator who will assist you throughout the planning of your very special day. 
- First class onsite accommodation  

Wedding Venues Mornington Peninsula - RACV Cape Schack Resort

Wedding Venues Mornington Peninsula - RACV Cape Schack Resort


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Brighton Savoy

 | 220 Guests

For a Wedding Vendor to be inducted into ABIA's prestigious Hall of Fame, a business must have won the ABIA Wedding Industry Award 5 x times in the same award category. 

It is with great pleasure to introduce you to the Brighton Savoy, Winner of Best Hotel-Wedding Venue in Victoria in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013.  

Brighton Savoy is a family-owned Hotel, specialising in Weddings & Events for over 50 years.

If you're a couple who enjoys the sweeping views of Australia's Beaches and are attracted to the convenience of taking a few steps to your accommodation after celebrating your Wedding Reception with friends and family, then this is the place for you. 

You have ample options in terms of where to host your Wedding Ceremony, whether you prefer to walk on down to the beach or choose one of Brighton Savoy's various indoor spaces. 


Ceremony Venue - Brighton Savoy 
Brighton Savoy

Brighton Savoy
Photo by Jessica Rose Photography

Learn more about Brighton Savoy & Read their ABIA Wedding Reviews. 

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