From the Tuscan style vineyards of the Yarra Valley to historic Italianate or French Provincial mansions closer to the CBD, you are sure to find something that will bring the essence of a romantic European celebration to your special day. And with their love of sumptuous feasts , these people really know how to have a party.
For a touch of Europe, here are 5 of the best wedding venues in Melbourne
The International of Brighton
The International of Brighton always ensures an unforgettable occasion. The privacy and sheer opulence of the settings and gardens provide for unparalleled impact and atmosphere. The magnificent glass atrium of The Georgian Room overlooks a carefully manicured garden courtyard. The grand entrance of The Ballroom leads to a lavish foyer of Provincial furnishings and intricate parquetry. You will feel like French royalty as you say your vows in front of all your friends and family.
Promising elegance, romance and European charm, Farm Vigano is fast becoming one of Melbourne’s most talked about wedding venues. With a gorgeous scenic farm landscape overlooking Plenty Gorge Valley, you won’t believe this wonderful haven is in South Morang! Be captivated by panoramic views from the outdoor Italian Terraza for canapes and drinks, before moving to the main dining room for a seemingly never-ending Italian feast.
At Zonzo Estate, the traditional Italian custom of the ‘shared table’ brings friends and family together to indulge in the very best of authentic Italian cuisine and premium . Situated in the stunning Yarra Valley, Zonzo is surrounded by acres of vines and luscious lawn that provide picturesque views and the perfect setting for a beautiful wedding.
Zonzo gives you the flexibility to create a comfortable and intimate atmosphere that your guests will savour. Their meticulous attention to detail extends beyond the delicious food, table decorations and other details that reflect who you are as a couple.
In the heart of the CBD is a modern French-inspired bistro and bar for unique and intimate weddings. With cosy rustic finishes, you can say your vows on the outdoor terrace before dining on French cuisine in the Lounge. This cosy restaurant features an elegant brick fireplace, chesterfield couches, bay windows, and the option of an indulgent banquet. For a boutique space with loads of character, this place has to be seen to be believed!
If you’re bringing some people together they will make the occasion one to remember at Olivigna great Italian escape. If you’d like a fabulous cocktail soiree their stunning cellar door La Terrazza is perfect. Split into two levels, one leads to a sunken courtyard garden, the other to a sleek pool terrace. The floor to ceiling windows welcome in clear natural light and reveal beautiful, panoramic views. If you’d prefer a more classic, sit down affair, then the elegant restaurant La Sala is ideal. Light and spacious, it features a handcrafted stone fireplace, a pair of strikingly modern bespoke chandeliers and an incredible collection of vintage pieces.