Wedding Venues in Sydney CBD

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Looking for an amazing wedding venue in Sydney's CBD? The Sydney CBD offers some of the city's most picturesque wedding ceremony and reception venues. From rooftop wedding venues in the central business district to waterfront locations on Sydney Harbour, the city's sprawling streets deliver a myriad of urban wedding locations in one of the world's most renowned harbour cities.

Sydney CBD wedding venues range from small wedding and elopement places to grand ballrooms in the city's most coveted hotels. Whatever type of city wedding you have in mind, no other state capital delivers such a variety of unique event spaces as Sydney wedding venues. From the best cafes & bars in town to private dining rooms at Sydney's most exclusive restaurants, here's our top pick of city wedding venues.

Find the top 14 Sydney CBD wedding venues below.

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Top 14 Sydney CBD Wedding Venues
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Top 14 Sydney CBD Wedding Venues

The Royal Exchange is a wedding reception venue in the Sydney CBD
1. The Royal Exchange Sydney

  • Location: 1 Gresham Street, Sydney, NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 10 - 200
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive from $119pp

The Royal Exchange is a conveniently located wedding venue in the Sydney CBD within walking distance of Wynyard Station and The Royal Botanic Gardens. It is one of the city’s oldest business clubs featuring private function and dining rooms that offer a classic style blank canvas as your wedding reception venue. 

The Royal Exchange Sydney caters for weddings from as few as ten people up to 200 guests. You can say ‘I do’ in The Royal Botanic Gardens or inside The Exchange before starting your reception in the light-filled bar and open-air courtyard area. The Dining Room is perfectly suited to both cocktail events and sit down receptions with wedding packages from $119 per person.

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Sydney CBD Wedding Venue QVB Tea Room
2. Sydney QVB Tea Rooms

  • Location: 455 George Street, Sydney, NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 200 - 300
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Located in the iconic Queen Victoria Building at Town Hall Station in the Sydney CBD, the QVB Tea Room presents an opulent reception venue with palatial high ceilings and twinkling Baccarat Crystal chandeliers. The grand space seats up to 200 wedding guests or 330 for a cocktail function.

All inclusive wedding packages at this Grand Pacific Group wedding venue feature bespoke menus designed by the in-house head chef. Located smack bang in the centre of the city's business district, the Sydney QVB Tea Rooms offers a regal wedding destination in one of the city's most convenient locations.

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Salon Prive is a small wedding venue & foodie place in the Sydney CBD
3. O Bar & Dining

  • Location: 264 George Street, Sydney, NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 28 - 400
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Salon Privé is a private dining room located at O Bar & Dining on the 47th floor of Australia Square. This Sydney CBD reception venue offers unmatched views over the city skyline due to its privy position within the revolving foodie restaurant.

Subject to availability you can hire the entire restaurant for larger weddings of up to 400 guests, however Salon Privé provides a more intimate space for micro weddings seating up to 28 seated or 40 standing guests. Due to the utterly romantic views, this space has also been utilised as a proposal venue.

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Ivy Ballroom Weddings are among the most luxury reception venues in Sydney
4. ivy Ballroom Weddings

  • Location: 320 George Street, Sydney, NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 370 - 1,000
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

The ivy Ballroom is one of the largest reception venues in Sydney's CBD providing a luxe ballroom style space in the heart of the city. The floor space on offer is an impressive 509 square metres and is styled in contemporary black & White with extravagant chandeliers.

This Merivale wedding venue comes backed by the most well known hospitality personality in town and wedding packages are fully catered in the same style synonymous with the Merivale brand. The space speaks for itself however many of the city's best wedding planners regularly style weddings here, often featuring hanging installations and custom designed floating table centrepieces.

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Bride & Groom at Sydney Wedding Venue the Art Gallery NSW
5. Art Gallery Of NSW

  • Location: Art Gallery Road, Sydney, NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 116 - 300
  • Wedding Packages: $185+/pp

Weddings at the Art Gallery of NSW are prestigious events surrounded in rich history and culture. This Sydney CBD wedding venue is the beating heart of the city's cultural scene, set opposite the Royal Botanic Gardens and within walking distance of the city's main transport hubs.

There are two adjoining reception venues inside the gallery including the Art Gallery Restaurant crafted by famous foodie personality Matt Moran. The spaces overlook Woolloomooloo and Sydney Harbour and cater for up to 188 seated guests or 300 for cocktail weddings. All inclusive wedding packages range from $185 - $250 per person with an additional $5,000 venue hire fee.

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Sydney Wedding Venue Freedom Hub
6. The Freedom Hub Ethical Weddings

  • Location: 283 Young Street, Waterloo, NSW 2017
  • Capacity: 100 seated, 150 cocktail
  • Wedding Venues: Venue hire or all inclusive

If you're willing to consider an urban wedding venue on the city fringe, The Freedom Hub offers a feel-good celebration space with all profits from weddings going to support people who have experienced modern day slavery or human trafficking. 

The large urban warehouse is a cafe by day and can be hired in the afternoons into the evening for private functions. Blank canvas venue hire starts at $2,000 with assisted planning and fully managed weddings available on request. 

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Sydney Wedding Venue Kittyhawk
7. Kittyhawk

  • Location: 16 Phillip Lane, Sydney, NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 110 seated, 175 cocktail
  • Wedding Packages: from $5,000

The relatively unknown Kittyhawk is a hidden wedding venue located in a Sydney CBD laneway. The unique French restaurant and cocktail bar is styled around the liberation of Paris in 1944 and offers an atmospheric set of rooms for small to large weddings.

Primarily booked as a reception venue, Kittyhawk will also provide you with a wet weather ceremony location as a backup in the event of rain on your wedding day.

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Sydney Wedding Venue Mejico
8. Mejico

  • Location: 105 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 50
  • Group Menus: from $62/pp + drinks from $80/pp

A unique wedding venue in Sydney's CBD is the Mexican inspired restaurant Mejico. This happening little street foodie style restaurant isn't your typical reception venue and doesn't promote itself as one, however it is possible to book the place out for your exclusive use with a seasonal minimum spend.

Located in the central business district of Sydney, this quirky little spot also offers Tequilla Masterclasses which make a great option for engagement parties and hens/bucks events.

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Sydney Opera House is one of the most luxurious wedding locations in Sydney
9. Sydney Opera House

  • Location: Bennelong Point, Sydney, NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 60 - 1,000
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive from $185/pp

The Sydney Opera House is arguably Australia's most recognised landmark and being conveniently located at Circular Quay near the Royal Botanic Gardens, is one of the most sought after wedding venues in Sydney CBD. A common feature of all ceremony and reception venues at the Sydney Opera House is spectacular uninterrupted views of Sydney Harbour and the Harbour Bridge.

Wedding spaces inside the Opera House include the impressive Concert Hall Foyers that can cater for weddings of up to 1,000 guests. Availability of the foyers is limited in accordance with performance schedules, but there are two other unique reception venues including the new Yallamundi Rooms and the Utzon Room designed by original architect Jørn Utzon.

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Pier One Sydney Harbour is a luxury wedding destination under the Harbour Bridge
10. Pier One Sydney Harbour

  • Location: Walsh Bay, 11 Hickson Rd, Sydney, NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 100 - 350
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Pier One Hotel on Sydney Harbour is located directly under the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge and features ceremony venues and reception spaces looking over to Luna Park. At this popular city hotspot you can get married on the hotel's pier or in the Harbour Marquee with a luxe ceremony-only package.

Three reception venues include the marquee which is ideal for cocktail receptions and two indoor function rooms that cater for up to 350 guests. All venues feature wrap-around windows taking in views across Sydney Harbour. 

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Circular Quay wedding venue Hinchcliff House
11. Level Two Hinchcliff House

  • Location: 5-7 Young Street, Sydney, NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 200
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Level Two is an elegant reception venue that seats up to 140 guests on the top floor of the historic Hinchcliff House in Circular Quay. The popular CBD restaurant offers the perfect blank canvas to style to your preferred wedding theme against a light-filled backdrop of exposed brick and timber beams.

Level Two is operated by House Made Hospitality Group who are renowned for creating exceptional dining experiences. Menu options include shared table dining, alternate drop and stand up cocktail feasts.

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Watersedge Weddings The Rocks
12. Watersedge Weddings at Campbell's Stores

  • Location: 7-27 Circular Quay West, The Rocks, NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 120 - 200
  • Wedding Packages: $200+/pp

A quick walk from Circular Quay in the historic Rocks precinct is the popular Sydney wedding venue Watersedge at Campbell’s Stores. There are two reception venues within this 3 storey historic building with both offering views of Sydney Harbour and the Sydney Opera House.

Watersedge comfortably caters for seated weddings for up to 120 guests or cocktail events for 200. The reception spaces are adjoined by an entrance foyer where pre-dinner canapés & drinks are served and where a band can be set up for dancing. All inclusive wedding packages start at $200 per person and indoor ceremonies are welcome.

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Reception venue on Sydney Harbour with Sydney Opera House views
13. Privé by Ploós

  • Location: 27 Circular Quay West, The Rocks, NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 240
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

PRIVÉ is the ultimate Sydney CBD wedding venue with two private dining rooms featuring panoramic views of Sydney Harbour and the Sydney Opera House. Situated in the historic Campbell's Stores above Ploós Restaurant in the heart of The Rocks, the private reception spaces can each seat up to 70 guests or combine to cater for 160 guests or cocktail functions for 240.

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Sydney CBD Wedding Venue Bentley Restaurant
14. Bentley Restaurant

  • Location: 27 O'Connell Street, Sydney, NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 70 - 180
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Bentley Restaurant is one of the most unknown wedding venues in the Sydney CBD. This foodie destination in the heart of the city offers tailored fine dining menus created by head chef Brent Savage. Expect inventive food expertly paired with boutique wines enjoyed within an industrial chic decor.

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Sydney CBD Wedding Directory

If you want to find a Sydney CBD wedding venue or other suppliers for your city wedding you're in the right spot. Here's a directory of wedding venues and vendors in the Sydney central business district.

Sydney CBD Ceremony Venues

Sydney CBD Ceremony Venue Tarpein Lawn
1. Tarpein Lawn - Sydney Royal Botanic Gardens

Sydney CBD Indoor Wedding Ceremony Venue
2. Bridge Marquee - Pier One Sydney

Sydney Harbour Bridge Wedding Ceremony Venue
3. The Sydney Harbour Bridge

Roslyn Packer Wedding Ceremony Venue Sydney CBD

4. Richard Wherrett Studio - Roslyn Packer Theatre

Herb Garden Botanic Gardens Sydney CBD
5. Herb Garden - Sydney Botanic Gardens


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