Brisbane Reception Venues

Wedding reception venues in Brisbane include a wide variety of chic event spaces from the CBD to the city's outer suburbs. If you're looking for Brisbane's best reception spaces you're in the right spot. Below is a curated selection of the city's most beautiful reception venues from funky function rooms to elegant wedding spaces.

The best reception venues in Brisbane harness the city's rich industrial heritage, vibrant energy and beautiful waterfront location. They include rustic wedding halls and warehouses situated in quiet CBD laneways, modern wedding venues in the city's beautiful heritage buildings and waterfront reception spaces on the Brisbane River.

One of the great things about Brisbane reception venues is the amazing choice of event spaces in all price brackets. Starting at under $100 per person, Brisbane wedding venues offer some of the most affordable wedding packages of any city in Australia. And those on the hunt for a luxury wedding venue will not be disappointed either, with many high end reception spaces dotted in and around the city.

Here's a list of our most recommended reception venues in Brisbane.

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Top 20 Brisbane Reception Venues

Brisbane reception venue Factory 51
1. Factory 51 Brisbane

  • Location: 51 Holdsworth Street, Coorparoo, QLD 4151
  • Capacity: 180
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Factory 51 is one of Brisbane's best reception venues offering a chic industrial-style event space hidden down an uber cool city laneway. The funky function space features high warehouse ceilings, fairy-lit brick walls, grand crystal chandeliers and a marble bar, and is one of the city's most atmospheric venues for wedding receptions as well as ceremonies.

All inclusive wedding packages are highly affordable and come with an Italian-style menu and your choice of alternate drop, shared plates or canapés for a cocktail reception. There is no venue hire fee, just a minimum spend which is lowest on week days.

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Cheap reception venue Darling St
2. Darling St Wedding Chapel

  • Location: 16 Darling Street East, Ipswich, QLD 4305
  • Capacity: 100
  • Wedding Packages: $95+/pp

Darling St Chapel is one of Brisbane's most unique reception spaces having recently been renovated with the inclusion of a modern bar. The light-filled space is adjoined by a private courtyard garden providing an area for guests to enjoy drinks & canapés before entering the reception venue. The garden also allows staff to transform the chapel from ceremony to reception venue should you wish to host both events in one place.

All inclusive wedding packages are among the most affordable in Brisbane starting at under $100 per person with BYO drinks.

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Modern reception venue Black Hall
3. Black Hall Receptions

  • Location: 87 George Street, Kalbar, QLD 4309
  • Capacity: 90
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Black Hall is a modern reception venue with an elegant Hamptons vibe located one hour from the Brisbane CBD in the Scenic Rim region. This beautiful wedding destination sits behind White Chapel Kalbar and opens onto spacious lawns and gardens perfect for wedding ceremonies & photos.

Flexible venue hire packages come fully catered for up to 74 seated guests or 90 people for a cocktail reception and all furniture & tableware is included. An onsite wedding ceremony can be added to reception packages and the owner also has accommodation for up to 8 guests 10 doors down the road, a Bentley to transport the couple for wedding photos and a bus for easy guest transport.

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Reception venue Brisbane Loft
4. Loft West End 

  • Location: 100 Boundary Street, West End, QLD 4101
  • Capacity: 500
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

The gallery & cocktail bar at Loft West End blend an eclectic mix of vintage glamour and modern styling to create two amazing reception venues that ooze moody vibes. Located above Boundary Street in the heart of the city, the upstairs event spaces offer a private hideaway from the busy street bustle below, while downstairs offers a more casual event space perfect for low key functions.

The rustic brick walls of the Gallery feature a distinct turquoise tiled bar and seats up to 200 guests under hanging lamp shades. Next door, the Cocktail Bar is perfect for stand-up wedding receptions and centres around a feature bookcase which makes a beautiful backdrop for wedding ceremonies and photos.

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Workshops Rail Brisbane Reception Venue
5. Workshops Rail Museum

  • Location: North Street, North Ipswich, QLD 4305
  • Capacity: 300
  • Wedding Packages: $90+/pp

With a PB 15, No444 steam locomotive as its centrepiece and rail tracks running through the space, The Moving Goods Hall is one of the most unique reception venues in Brisbane. Set under 11 metre high ceilings and open on 3 sides, this expansive industrial-chic space at the Workshops Rail Museum offers an incredible spot for large weddings of up to 300 guests, or 180 seated. 

Other reception venues at this historic site include a private dining hall for micro weddings of up to 50 guests and a rustic dining room that seats 120. Outside, the grounds ooze old-world charm featuring all the original 1901 heritage architecture used by Queensland's first railway workshop. Guests get exclusive access to the museum during wedding photos. 

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Reception Hall Kalbar
6. Black Hall Barn Bar

  • Location: 87 George Street, Kalbar, QLD 4309
  • Capacity: 30
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Behind White Chapel & Black Hall Kalbar is a little outdoor reception venue set around a rustic barn bar. Perfect for low key wedding receptions, this unique function area comes fully furnished with cocktail furniture or tables & chairs and you can either dine under the bar shelter or on the adjoining lawn under the stars.

Black Hall offers all inclusive wedding packages that come with food & beverage by the venue's preferred caterer. For micro weddings the owner also offers packages with a celebrant, photographer and styling making it one of Brisbane's easiest places to get married.

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Reception venue Brisbane City Gardens
7. Brisbane City Botanic Gardens

  • Location: 75 Gardens Point Road, Brisbane City, QLD 4000
  • Capacity: 150
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

The Gardens Club is one of our favourite reception venues in the Brisbane CBD owing to its gorgeous site within the Botanic Gardens and its convenient location in the heart of the city. The popular café is set within the heritage listed Curators Cottage and seats up to 60 guests with space for dancing. 

All inclusive wedding packages are affordably priced from $115 per head and come with a choice of catering options including both cocktail and seated menus.

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Lightspace Reception Venue Brisbane
8. Lightspace Brisbane

  • Location: 2 Scanlan Street, Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006
  • Capacity: 60 - 350
  • Wedding Packages: DIY

In the heart of Fortitude Valley is a versatile 660m² warehouse event space that transforms from ceremony to reception venue while guests are entertained in an adjoining area. If you're looking for an all-in-one function space with a modern, on-point industrial vibe, Lightspace is one of the best reception venues in Brisbane.

In addition to catering for large weddings, the main hall and adjoining lounge can be subdivided for smaller and more intimate celebrations. With only one wedding per day, venue hire guarantees exclusive-use and comes with onsite furniture. Simply add your drinks package, choose a preferred caterer and add any styling elements you wish.

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Wellington Point Farmhouse Small Weddings Brisbane
9. Wellington Point Farmhouse

  • Location: 625 Main Road, Wellington Point, QLD 4160
  • Capacity: 150
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Wellington Point Farmhouse is a gorgeous wedding reception venue set amongst picturesque rows of ploughed paddocks. The 24 acre farm is renowned for its juicy strawberries and modern, indoor/outdoor restaurant which is perfectly suited to intimate weddings with seating for 100 guests and has capacity for cocktail functions of up to 150.

All inclusive wedding packages come with all furniture & tableware and the signature Farmhouse Feast or classic dining and canapés. Little styling is required with a rustic country vibe oozing through the space and lovely extras including printed menus & place settings. The venue offers excellent wet weather options for ceremonies and post ceremony drinks. 

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Loyal Hope Quirky Wedding Venue
10. Loyal Hope Brisbane

  • Location: 50 Morgan Street, Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006
  • Capacity: 100
  • Wedding Packages: DIY

This quirky wedding reception venue is a beautifully renovated 1920's heritage-listed hall. The nostalgic kind of community hall you'd find in a quiet country town, but instead, Loyal Hope is located in the thriving heart of Brisbane's trendy Fortitude Valley.

The light-filled interior features a nifty little bar area, polished wooden floors, a blank canvas of white walls and large Sash windows. Hall hire comes with designer furniture for seated or standing functions including wedding ceremonies and there's a breakaway lounge area. BYO caterers.

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Hillstone St Lucia Reception Venue Brisbane
11. Hillstone St Lucia

  • Location: Carawa Street, Saint Lucia, QLD 4067
  • Capacity: 30 - 800
  • Wedding Packages: $168+/pp

Set on 4000m2 of lush greens and park-like grounds just 10 minutes from the Brisbane CBD, Hillstone St Lucia offers a spacious place to relax and celebrate immersed in rustic European elegance. Indoor & outdoor ceremony and reception venues are on offer, each styled to perfection with hints of Italy and stunning views.

All inclusive wedding packages provide venue hire & set up of your chosen ceremony & reception areas, all catering and drinks and a dedicated specialist coordinator. Hillstone St Lucia caters for micro weddings with 30 guests in a private courtyard garden to grand soirees for up to 350 seated or 800 standing guests.

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Waterfront reception venue Brisbane QLD
12. Waters Edge Weddings At Portside

  • Location: 39 Hercules Street, Hamilton, QLD 4007
  • Capacity: 60 - 750
  • Wedding Packages: $160+/pp

One of Brisbane's best waterfront reception venues is situated at Portside Wharf overlooking the Brisbane River. This popular wedding destination has one of the largest reception spaces in Brisbane catering for cocktail functions of up to 750 guests.

Two other reception rooms are available seating 80 and 180 guests respectively and come with river views, private balconies and use of an onsite bridal suite. All inclusive wedding packages are priced from $120/pp for lunch weddings and $160/pp for evening receptions with catering by The Fresh Collective.

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Waterfront reception venue Brisbane Mary Maes
13. Weddings at Mary Mae's

  • Location: 119 Lamington Street, New Farm, QLD 4005
  • Capacity: 200 - 300
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Mary Mae's is one of the city's best waterfront reception venues owing to its dress circle location on the Brisbane River. This funky warehouse-style venue seats up to 200 guests or caters for cocktail functions of up to 300 and comes with all inclusive wedding packages priced at about the city's average.

Situated next to New Farm Park at the Brisbane Powerhouse, there are many beautiful garden locations for wedding ceremonies and photos nearby. 

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Brisbane function venue Queensland Museum
14. Queensland Museum

  • Location: Melbourne Street, South Brisbane, QLD 4101
  • Capacity: 300
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Queensland Museum is the perfect reception venue in Brisbane if you're looking a cultured event space in the heart of the city. The museum's iconic function spaces are nestled within a rich historic and cultural precinct and offer a choice of elegant reception rooms with catering by The Fresh Collective.

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Reception venue near Brisbane
15. Woodlands of Marburg

  • Location: 174 Seminary Road, Marburg, QLD 4346
  • Capacity: 300
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 65+
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Although Woodlands of Marburg is 45 minutes from the city, we're including it on this list of the best reception venues in Brisbane because it is a delightfully romantic spot for outdoor weddings. The sophisticated 19th century estate oozes old world charm and sits on 250 acres of beautiful farm land with charming country views.

This historic property comes with a heritage listed chapel, 4 stately reception rooms including a private dining room & sandstone cellar, and a spacious lawn where an outdoor dance floor can be installed and where tables can be set up under the stars. All inclusive wedding packages start at around $200 per person.

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Brisbane function room The Joinery
16. The Joinery Brisbane

  • Location: 244 Montague Rd, West End, QLD 4101
  • Capacity: 300
  • Wedding Packages: BYO

The Joinery is an industrial style reception venue located in the happening West End area of Brisbane. The architecturally designed event space seats up to 200 guests under high warehouse ceilings and has a beautiful contemporary vibe with polished concrete floors and unique pendulum lighting.

Venue hire includes access to an enclosed terrace and courtyard perfect for pre-dinner drinks and weddings are catered in-house with BYO drinks is permitted.

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Rooftop reception venue Brisbane QLD
17. The Warehouse Brisbane

  • Location: 8 McLachlan Street, Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006
  • Capacity: 100 - 1,000
  • Wedding Packages: $140 - $415/pp

The Warehouse is located in a heritage listed building with a rooftop event space in the heart of Fortitude Valley. The building houses an impressive speakeasy style function room that seats up to 100 guests or caters for cocktail receptions of up to 1,000 and has a horseshoe mezzanine perfect for aerial wedding photos.

Also at The Warehouse is a loft reception area that seats up to 250 guests under high 7 metre cathedral ceilings. Both reception venues are incredibly atmospheric rooms that ooze the elegance of a bygone era and are perfect spaces for high society style events. 

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Mirra Reception Venue Brisbane
18. MIRRA Weddings

  • Location: 86 Bridge Street, Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006
  • Capacity: 20 - 350
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

MIRRA is one of the most luxurious wedding venues in Brisbane, featuring opulent gold-framed mirrors, heavy hand-carved gold doors and decadent, French-inspired decor. A canopy of fairy lights creates a romantic atmosphere in the main reception room which features a mirror-walled dance floor and adjoining lounge.

At the back of the venue is a private courtyard with a funky "tonight" neon wall light and a romantic canopy of festoon lights. This space is perfect for cocktail receptions and is often utilised by couples for wedding ceremonies. 

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Brisbane reception venue Victoria Park
18. Victoria Park Brisbane

  • Location: 309 Herston Road, Herston, QLD 4006
  • Capacity: 15 - 400
  • Wedding Packages: $110+/pp

Victoria Park is located on the rolling green parklands of an abandoned golf course and is one of the prettiest reception centres in Brisbane. The location boasts 5 elegant reception spaces all situated less than 2km from the Brisbane CBD with stunning views over the city skyline.

Each of Victoria Park's 5 reception venues comes with an adjoining deck, balcony, terrace or courtyard where wedding ceremonies can be hosted in the one location. Among the largest rooms for wedding receptions are a grand marquee and ballroom which seat 372 and 230 guests respectively and come with Asian fusion & Indian menu options with non-alcoholic drink packages.

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Hotel reception venue South Bank
19. Rydges South Bank Brisbane

  • Location: 9 Glenelg Street, South Brisbane, QLD 4101
  • Capacity: 20 - 500
  • Wedding Packages: $145+/pp

The sophisticated reception spaces at Rydges South Bank come with panoramic views over the city skyline and include an opulent ballroom and a rooftop function room on level 12. The hotel also has a gorgeous library and private dining room catering for intimate wedding receptions with 20 - 30 guests.

All inclusive wedding reception packages range from $145 - $175 per person with all food, drinks & styling of spaces included. 

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Affordable wedding hall Ipswich
20. Workshops Rail Museum - Wedding Hall

  • Location: North Street, North Ipswich, QLD 4305
  • Capacity: 200
  • Wedding Packages: $90+/pp

This affordable wedding reception venue is located at the heritage-listed Workshops Rail Museum in Ipswich and is the original dining hall for Queensland's first railway workshop. The atmospheric event space has recently had a modern makeover creating a blank canvas rustic-style event space that comes with wooden carriage tables paying tribute to the site's fascinating history.

The wedding hall is also referred to as the Trackside Café and seats up to 120 guests or caters for cocktail receptions with up to 200 people. Catered wedding packages start at $90 per person and there's the 1901 Power House doors, historic gardens or a real steam locomotive shed for onsite wedding ceremonies. Guests are able to tour themselves through the museum while you have wedding photos.

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