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The Best Wedding Venues in NSW for a Rom-Com-Worthy Celebration

From cool city locations to off-the-radar gems, here are the best wedding venues in NSW.

Even if you think you're a chill bride or groom-to-be, there's no getting around it — planning a wedding can become somewhat of a stressful undertaking. Between picking your dress, planning your hens and organising the guest list, it can easily become a full-time job. 

If you're getting hitched in NSW, the good news is that our state is full of epic wedding venues. Whether you're after a harbourside location, a charming farm vibe, or a full-on party, we've scoured our state and narrowed it down for you. Here are the best wedding venues in NSW for your big day.  

The Best Wedding Venues in Sydney

Rose Bay House 

As far as waterfront wedding venues in Sydney go, Rose Bay House, which is part of the Boathouse Group, is one of the best. Situated on top of The Boathouse Kiosk and overlooking the sparkling shores, RBH offers spaces for both sit-down and cocktail-style events. 

With a capacity for up to 80 guests, Rose Bay House promises an unforgettable experience for any occasion and has a comprehensive food and drinks menu curated by chef Natali Mikailoglu, which draws inspiration from Eastern Mediterranean flavours.

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594 New South Head Road, Rose Bay

State Library (Image Credit: Joshua Witheford)

State Library of NSW

For the book lovers, this is the perfect wedding venue for you. One of Sydney's best-kept secrets, our beloved State Library, where countless students come to cram for exams, is also home to an unforgettable wedding location with a literary twist. 

The Library's historic Mitchell building is a stunning setting for wedding receptions of large or intimate design. Overlooking the Royal Botanical Garden and home to the prestigious Friends Room, Gallery Room, Shakespeare Room, and the Mitchell Vestibule, the venue's caterers, Laissez Faire Catering, can create the menu of your dreams to suit the size and style of your wedding. 

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1 Shakespeare Place, Sydney



In the heart of Sydney lies Chiswick, a dreamy wedding venue that will look after every aspect of your day with love and care. You can get married on their beautiful grounds and celebrate inside the charming, rustic restaurant, which serves a delicious seasonal menu while enjoying outstanding service and stylish interiors. 

Renowned chef Matt Moran’s 'paddock to plate' philosophy shines through in every dish. Head Chef Daniel Cooper crafts seasonal menus filled with fresh flavours from the kitchen garden, ensuring that your wedding day menu will be exceptional. To complement the culinary experience, head sommelier Georgie Davidson-Brown has curated a selection of sustainable and elegant wines from top Australian and international producers.

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65 Ocean Street, Woollahra 

Bellevue Cottage by Antoine

Fancy saying "I do" in a heritage-listed building in the heart of the Inner West? The Bellevue Cottage was designed by Ambrose Thornley Junior and built for Glebe’s alderman, William Jarrett. Today, the building still stands largely in its original form and boasts Victorian ceilings and Federation tiles, creating the ultimate backdrop for romantic weddings. While the interiors will dazzle, the waterfront views are the cherry on top of this beautiful location. Tie the knot in their waterfront garden, which has breathtaking views of the water, Sydney's CBD and the ANZAC Bridge. 

They have all-inclusive packages that can cater for as little as six guests or as big as 120. They also have small wedding packages if you're planning a micro wedding and can tailor a package to make it work for budgets under $6,500. In-house catering serves up delicious French food and wine. 

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55 Leichhardt Street, Glebe

Foys Kirribilli

With waterfront views and open-air seating on its deck, Foys is a much-loved Sydney wedding venue. With three unique spaces suited to a variety of celebrations, there's something for every wedding here. The main diner is ideal for large sit-down gatherings with access to the sunset balcony and stunning harbour views, while more informal cocktail-style weddings can also be arranged. 

Contemporary Australian cuisines, such as fried baby squid, vegan tacos, and barramundi schnitzel, mean your guests will be more than fulfilled. 

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76 McDougall Street, Kirribilli



There's a reason so many couples choose to tie the knot at Pasadena. The private wedding ceremony location is situated right on the edge of Church Point, so you can soak up sweeping views of the Pittwater as you tie the knot. 

It also has a private jetty if you want to up the ante and arrive directly by boat, seaplane, or car. The venue has the choice of a seated or canapé-style reception and can cater to large or small-scale soirees. It has multiple locations to choose from for ceremonies, cocktails, or sit-down lunches or dinners, including the waterfront lawn, the palm garden, the open-aired restaurant, and the intimate cocktail lounge.

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1858 Pittwater Road, Church Point

The Best Wedding Venues in Regional NSW

Bimbadgen Palmers Lane

Bimbadgen Palmers Lane

Tucked away in Pokolbin, The Lane Retreat stands as a serene haven mere moments from the Hunter Valley Gardens. This unassuming escape has a dedicated wedding space called Bimbadgen Palmers Lane, which has panoramic views of the mountain ranges. You can also have your ceremony at the top of the hill or between the lush vines.

The reception space features high ceilings and exposed beams and is versatile enough for a sit-down dinner, an al fresco affair overlooking the lake, or a more relaxed cocktail party. 

With 60 studio retreats on the property, you and your wedding guests won't run out of things to do with this Hunter Valley gem. You can unwind by the pool, enjoy wine in the peaceful outdoor areas, or discover gourmet delights at the Lane Pantry.

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409 Palmers Lane, Pokolbin

Rosedale Farm

If a rustic-chic farm setting speaks to your vision, then Rosedale Farm is the venue for you. This grandiose location is drenched in history, dating all the way back to 1846. In 2017, Rosedale underwent an extensive restoration with a strong European influence by interior and lifestyle stylist Steve Cordony and is now one of the most sought-after farm stays and wedding venues in NSW. 

The sprawling grounds allow marquee space for up to 80 people. Or, for a more casual setting, the ‘old bakery’ provides a low-key outdoor dining space for 40 people. Each event space provides an elegant backdrop for a wedding, and the locations are only reserved for one function at a time, allowing exclusive use of the grounds.

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Rosedale Farm, 671 Ophir Road, Orange

Mona Farm

Just a three-hour drive out of Sydney in the historic town of Braidwood in rural NSW, is a luxury wedding venue where old-school charm meets contemporary elegance.

At Mona Farm, you have exclusive use of the entire property, allowing you to design a wedding that reflects your individual style and vision. From the award-winning gardens to the meticulously restored buildings, every corner of Mona Farm exudes beauty and character.

Whether you envision a romantic outdoor ceremony surrounded by art and nature or an intimate reception in a grand setting, Mona Farm provides the perfect backdrop for your love story. 

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140 Little River Road, Braidwood


Set on eight acres amidst the serene landscape between Bilpin and Mount Tomah, Suzarosa in the Blue Mountains offers panoramic views over Wollemi National Park, providing a stunning backdrop for your special day.

Suzarosa is not just a wedding venue; it's a getaway retreat. With self-catering options and comfortable accommodation for up to 13 guests, including five beautifully appointed bedrooms configured to suit different needs, you and your bridal party can relax and celebrate in privacy and comfort. 

Exchange vows in their pristine gardens, followed by an intimate reception under the stars. Suzarosa's tranquil setting and expansive grounds allow for both indoor and outdoor celebrations, making it ideal for weddings.

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17 Berambing Crest, Berambing

Fig Tree Restaurant

It doesn't get more romantic than a wedding in the rolling hinterlands of Byron Bay and Fig Tree Restaurant is perhaps one of NSW's most quintessential wedding destinations. With scenic rolling hills, panoramic ocean views, and immaculate gardens (including the ancient fig tree it's named after), Fig Tree ticks all the boxes. 

Following your garden ceremony, go through to the olive grove for poolside cocktails and canapés before rounding out your big day with an al fresco dinner under the stars. They cater to everything from small elopements to more decadent three-day parties. 

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4 Sunrise Lane, Ewingsdale

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