A List Of Perfect Adelaide Wedding Venues & Reception Locations
A Useful List of Perfect Adelaide Wedding Venues
& Reception Locations.
Probably the most important part of planning your wedding will be selecting the perfect location or site of your wedding ceremony and reception venue. Whether you are planning a wedding near the beach to watch the setting sun, or looking for a wedding venue among the vineyards of South Australia, until you have your venue booked in it is really hard to plan other wedding details.
We have spent hours researching and visiting the many wondrous and beautiful wedding venues Adelaide has to offer. So to save you some time we have created a list of some of the very best wedding locations, ceremony sites and wedding reception venues Adelaide has to offer.
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Perfect Adelaide Wedding Venues, Beautiful Reception Sites, And Ceremony Locations in South Australia:
Beach Wedding Venues in Adelaide:
For the beach lovers planning a wedding by the sea. Here is a list of wedding venues located in Adelaide / SA. They are all very close or nearby the beach side and all its beauty.
Located at West Beach and situated on the beachfront, The Regatta Room, with its panoramic coastal view seats up to 160 and use of balcony is included.
This function space overlooking the sea, this is also located at West Beach at the South Australian sea rescue squadron. It has two rooms both with outdoor access and caters for up to 130 wedding guests.
These unique vintage beach huts with their village style atmosphere surround a lawn which may also be hired as your wedding venue. Located a stone’s throw from Port Elliot this adorable site can be complemented with a booking in the Blues restaurant for your reception.
On the waters edge, overlooking the turquoise ocean, the Brighton and Seacliffe Yacht Club seats up to 140 people. The event space will provide a beautiful beach side sunset on your wedding.
Located where the countryside meets the sea, Brooklyn Farm is a beautiful Adelaide wedding venue located on the beautiful Fleurieu Peninsula near Myponga Beach – not to be missed!
Encounter bay, near Victor Harbor will set an impressive scene for your wedding. With seating for 140 people and on site accommodation at the bluff resort apartments, this would suit parties scouting out of town Adelaide wedding venues.
Hard to place in this list of Adelaide wedding venues, Glanville Hall is county style manor house backing on to a golf course, located two streets from the Semaphore coastline. 110 seated guests.
One of the most popular of Adelaide wedding venues, Glenelg Golf club is located 5 minutes from the beach. 180 guests.
This waterfront Adelaide wedding venue seats up to 170 people, stare at the iconic Glenelg coast from the balcony as you celebrate. This location also has rooms for guests available.
One of the Adelaide wedding venues located on the Esplanade. North of Semaphore, Largs Bay sites The Largs Pier Hotel which hosts up to 120 guests and is opposite Largs Jetty.
This friendly beach-side hotel straddling the Esplanade at Semaphore has beautiful views over the water. It also holds four function spaces catering for parties of 25-400.
In the heart of Glenelg, this coastal Adelaide wedding venue caters for up to 75 people. The historic building and its beautiful gardens is only a ten-minute stroll away from the beach.
Located on the Esplanade at Seacliff, this wonderfully positioned Adelaide wedding venue has sea views and will cater for up to 100 people for a reception dinner.
Conveniently located at Henley Beach, this restaurant is one of the Adelaide wedding venues at the coast yet still easily accessible. There is no room hire charge and they can seat parties of up to 110.
The Grand Ballroom is exactly that – grand. This is one of the larger Adelaide wedding venues hosting parties of up to 500. Located in Fulham Gardens, this venue is close to Henley Beach and West Beach.
Glorious views over West Lakes and plenty of onsite accommodation, this Adelaide wedding venue can host up to 250 guests.
For small to medium sized casual wedding celebrations the Surf Club Café, is one of the Adelaide wedding venues right on the beachfront. Situated at West Beach it boasts stunning sunset views over the sea.
Adelaide’s Country Wedding locations:
Do you dream of hay-barns, weddings in vineyards or luscious gardens for your wedding ceremony? Or perhaps a reception venue away from the Adelaide CBD? If so, browse through this collection of dreamy countryside locations in South Australia.
Located in Flinder’s University at Bedford Park, this restaurat opened in 2016. With a maximum seating capacity 150 start your marriage off with an incredible sunset view from this second floor venue.
Get married in the stunning grounds of Al-Ru Farm with rose-gardens, woodlands and a nearby lake. One of our favourite Adelaide wedding venues, located near One Tree Hill will up to 250 guests with a marquee.
Located near Kapunda, 1 ½ hours drive north of Adelaide. This historic homestead is surrounded by beautiful gardens and even has a peacock aviary. 80 people max seated capacity.
Cute, quaint and located 5km from the ocean. This 100-year-old, picturesque stone home based in Warooka on Yorke Peninsular is one of the truly unique Adelaide wedding venues.
Perfect for weddings with a vintage flavour the Barossa Chateau has a beautiful antique collection and seats up to 300 – suitably classic.
Wedged between the beauty of golf club and the national park, Belair Park Country Club wedding venue has four rooms available and suits up to 200 guests. (This venue sadly announced entry into administration in January 2018)
This famous Adelaide Hills winery, Bird In Hand seats up to 350 people and offers a serene location for those seeking a countryside locale for their marriage ceremony and wedding reception… Arrive by helicopter, marry by the vines, trash the dress stomping on grapes, then beat the in laws at lawn croquet. Bird in Hand have recently removed weddings from their website in a bid to limit their amount of functions.
Out toward Lake Alexandrina, Bremer Farm was built by the first settler in the 1800’s. On f the most historic Adelaide wedding venues, this suits wedding s with a country vibe and seats medium to large parties.
(see beach side category)
Set of 300 acres of rolling Adelaide hills, this site is a beautiful choice for countryside wedding. Seats 130 people.
McLaren Vale based vineyard Chapel hill is a beautiful wedding location that will seat up to 90 people and has been hosting Adelaide weddings for over 100 years.
Built in the late 1800’s, this Barossa winery is an exquisite choice for a classically-deluxe wedding location. Seating up to 350 this is one of the largest Adelaide wedding venues located in the Barossa Valley.
A magnificent building reminiscent of an English country manner, built by John Angas and located in Angaston, Barrossa, this is one of the finest country Adelaide wedding venues.
Idealistic winery with impressive views, located in the Fleurieu Peninsular overlooking the Tookayerta Creek makes this an unmissable Adelaide wedding venue.
Run by wine makers Hamish and Kate Laurie, this 50-hectare property is linked to South Australia’s first female wine maker. Based in the Adelaide Hills this wedding and reception venue will host up to 280 people for your wedding celebrations.
Another of the Adelaide wedding venues set among the luscious golf lawns, Flagstaff Hill Golf Club in Aberfoyle Park seats up to 50-200 guests for your ceremony and reception.
Full of charm and character, with its barn, lawn, stunning courtyard and views this is one of the truly photogenic Adelaide wedding venues located in the Hills.
Seating up to 200 guests in their permanant marquee or 90 in the Orangerie, Kingsbrook Farm in Goolwa offers stunning vineyards and beautiful lawn.
Directly south of the city, this is one of the country style Adelaide wedding venues which is easily commutable. Lenzerheide will suit smaller parties as it seats 51 guests.
Situated in Victor harbor, McCracken Country Club has landscaped gardens and views of the golf course. Suited to 180 guests with onsite accommodation.
Located South East of Adelaide near Strathalbyn, this family run function centre has beautiful ground and their function room, The Deck, can seat up to 75.
This heritage listed property in McLaren Vale has beautiful lawns and gardens, and was originally part of a large stable complex. Their barnyard style function space, The Chaff Shed, can seat up to 80 guests and is a versatile space that can be personalised to suit any theme.
A popular family owned winery in McLaren Vale. This wedding venue is only a ten-minute drive from Moana Beach and caters for 50-200.
Further afield near Berri on the Murray River, this glorious riverside location seats up to 160 people and allows you to arrive to your wedding by boat.
Beautiful and popular, Serafino Wines in McLaren Vale is surrounded by beautiful vineyards and even has its own lake. It has multiple function areas to choose from, seats up to 220 guests, and has onsite accommodation.
This heritage property in the Adelaide Hills is home to beautiful camellia gardens and plays host to marriage ceremonies. The gorgeous gardens are a beautiful backdrop for your wedding photography.
Turn back time at this turn of the century lodge near Inglewood with its beautiful gardens and Victorian style gazebo. This is a family run business specializing in cocktail reception after your marriage is performed at the gazebo.
With its history as an artist’s home and studio, the Cedars is a beautiful and creative location for your wedding. Located near Hahndorf, the tranquil gardens are often used for wedding ceremonies
A fine dining restaurant in McLaren Vale was originally, as the name suggests, a shed for sorting and drying currents. Now a restaurant offering and exquisite food they often play host to many weddings amidst the orchards.
Gorgeous grounds, a splendid lake and excellent quality onsite catering, this Barossa Valley wedding venue hosts many weddings ranging from small intimate affairs to large extensive parties.
Have a ceremony on the lawn and a reception in the restaurant all overlooking the vines at The Lane. This 70-hectare vineyard and winery is located in Hahndorf.
Hidden away on the Maxwell Estate in McLaren Vale, The Lime Cave is probably the most unique of the Adelaide wedding venues. Dug out in 1916 this secret limestone cave could be the perfect venue for those looking for something a little different for their wedding reception. As it is somewhat of a secret you will have to contact the winery and ask them to disclose more information.
Catering for 20-400 people, this is a popular Hahndorf wedding venue. Onsite accommodation available and in the heart of a historic South Australian town.
This Adelaide wedding venue situated in the Adelaide Hills is stunning for an outdoor marriage and marque reception. It has magnificent views, waterfalls, groomed lawns, fountains, and rose gardens.
Arguably the best view over the beautiful city of Adelaide can be seen from Mount Loftly. Imagine having that as the backdrop while you get married. The well-known restaurant at the summit can seat up to 120 guests for a reception dinner.
This is one of the beautiful Adelaide wedding venues located at a golf club. The Vines Golf Club is a beautiful place for a wedding on the course and inside can seat up to 110 people.
The creative and beautifully designed grounds and building of Ukaria make for a wonderfully interesting Adelaide wedding venue at Mount Barker. The cultural centre has six function spaces seating up to 160.
The Uraidla Show Hall is a majestic heritage building with exposed beams ready for you create an atmosphere to suit your wedding style. Located in the Adelaide Hills it also has a commercial kitchen onsite.
At the base of a 18 metre waterfall, Utopia is one of the unique Adelaide wedding venues. Surrounded by Cleland Conservation Park, this family run restaurant will seat up to 110 people.
This farm style bed and breakfast in Willunga is full of character and a tranquil spot to get married in. It is close to Port Willunga, McLaren Vale, and as the name suggests, has plenty of feathered friends onsite.
Windy Point Restaurant in Belair has stunning views over Adelaide and out to sea. A great place for a wedding reception of up to 50 people to watch the sunset.
If you are the outdoorsy adventurous type, the Woodhouse Activity Centre may be right for you. With beautiful natural surrounds, camping/glamping accommodation, a commercial kitchen, and even a chapel, this is a great option for those wanting to tie the knot in the Aussie bush.
Adelaide Metropolitan / City Wedding Venues:
For those looking for a contemporary city wedding venue or a metropolitan marriage location you only need look below to find Adelaide wedding venues conveniently located in and around the CBD. This are usually great options for people looking for accessible locations with plenty of accommodation.
This centrally located venue has various rooms for your wedding ceremony and reception. Capacity stated is up to 1000 pe-ople, their onsite chapel seats up to 120 wedding guests.
Located in the gardens of Adelaide’s South Terrace this venue boasts floor to ceiling windows for a truly bright wedding reception. Two spaces available with a seating capacity of up to 220.
This historic centrally located building is an excellent choice for any wedding. Seating up to 300 guests this venue has four rooms and is neighbour to the botanic gardens.
The most luscious choice of all the metropolitan venues, the Adelaide Botanic Gardens are available for weddings based on the lawns and then seated at the 90-people capacity restaurant.
Located in North Adelaide this stunning building plays host to many weddings each year. With the ability to hire both the house and the grounds this is one of the largest metro Adelaide wedding venues.
This heritage building located on Hutt Street in Adelaide makes a very nice choice of fine dining for your reception dinner. Seating up to 35 people this makes for one of the most intimate of the Adelaide wedding venue.
Another of the Adelaide wedding venues within walking distance of train and tram links, Georges on Waymouth will seat up to 75 guests in this intimate restaurant location.
Situated on Frome Street, with its roof terrace The Majestic Roof Garden Hotel has views unparalleled by most inner-city Adelaide wedding venues.
Adjoining the Adelaide Botanic Gardens, this will undoubtedly suite wine lovers in search of a centrally located Adelaide wedding venue in which to raise a toast to their marriage – will cater from 40-350 wedding guests.
Located in the Norwood Hotel, this Adelaide wedding venue caters for 70-160 guests. This easily accessible location has good transport links to the CBD.
On South Terrace, catering up to 300 people, this Adelaide wedding venue has spectacular views of the Adelaide skyline and park-lands.
In the northern suburbs of Adelaide in Modbury, this Adelaide wedding venue has five function rooms to choose from and will cater for up to 270 guests.
Well known attraction on North Terrace, the South Australian Museum is one of Adelaide’s wedding venues which can house large functions in interesting spaces full of character.
Located on North Terrace, this is a popular spot to get married in Adelaide. With views overlooking the river and the city this impressive hotel venue has function rooms to suit small weddings to large receptions.
With its 4.5 acres of land and rustic gardens, this is one of few Adelaide wedding venues that allows you to feel like you are in the country whilst being only 10 minutes north of Adelaide. With multiple rooms to choose from this venue will seat up to 300 people.
This popular restaurant on Hindley Street is full of charm and character. A cosy central location for one of the more intimate Adelaide wedding venues.
The Edinburgh Hotel in Mitcham toes the line between being in the metropolitan list and countryside list of Adelaide wedding venues. Specialising in personalised and boutique weddings, it has many function spaces to choose from and can cater for 10-150 guests.
Located in Hindmarsh and with no room hire fee, this is a great venue for casual and laid-back wedding receptions. The main dining room will seat up to 150, and the beer garden will seat up to 100.
Well that concludes our list of places we believe are perfect to host a wedding in Adelaide and the surrounding South Australia.
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It is worth noting that the guest capacity stated above Adelaide wedding venues are based on seated guests, if you are planning a cocktail event venues usually expand capacity.
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