A waterfront wedding provides the perfect opportunity to integrate the beauty of nature into your special event. Forget about elaborate decorations or trying to hunt for the perfect ceremony spot — it will be easy with these stunning backdrops doing all the hard work.
PILU AT FRESHWATER
Pilu at Freshwater is a stunning Italian two-hat restaurant that is located in a heritagelisted building that has breathtaking views of Freshwater Beach. It has personalised and tailored service that includes complimentary
wedding menu tasting, personalised menus and wedding table set-up and styling.
End of Moore Road, Freshwater 2096
P: 9938 3331
Perched above the picturesque North Sydney Pool, Aqua Dining looks directly onto the Harbour Bridge and Sydney Harbour. Aqua Dining not only provides the perfect backdrop, it incorporates award-winning dining and impeccable service to make sure your day is truly special. It can accommodate up to 120 guests for a sit-down reception (with a menu giving guests a choice) and up to 150 guests for a cocktail-style reception.
Corner Paul and Northcliff Streets, Milsons
P: 9460 0048
JONAHS, WHALE BEACH
The spectacular cliff-top garden at Jonahs is the ideal location for a beach-lover’s ceremony. Follow this with a reception in the luxurious retreat, which is a member of the elite Relais & Chateaux group, an exclusive collection of 500 of the fi nest hotels and gourmet restaurants in the world.
9 Bynya Road, Palm Beach 2108
P: 9974 5599
Oliveto Ristorante is situated in the tranquil Brays Bay Reserve in Rhodes overlooking the Parramatta River. This stylish venue serves modern Italian cuisine. Choose from droolworthy options for your wedding such as Sydney rock oysters with red wine vinaigrette and barramundi fi llet, smoked eggplant purée, sautéed spinach, Dutch carrots, and individual tiramisu with toffee glaze to fi nish. With a bespoke approach, the packages here include
a personal event co-ordinator for each couple to help organise all the details of the day.
Brays Bay Reserve, 443 Concord Road,
P: 8765 0006
The Bathers’ Pavilion, built in 1929, has a charming historic facade with a contemporary interior and sophisticated service. The rooftop terrace is the ideal ceremony venue for nature lovers and looks over popular Balmoral Beach and towards Sydney Heads. The Pavilion also has a stylish interior reception venue to cater for 30—150 guests. Dinner reception prices start from $110 per person, including an event manager. Chef and owner Serge Dansereau’s approach to food and wine is uniquely Australian, with a close relationship to the seasons and local providors.
4 The Esplanade, Mosman 2088
P: 9968 2938
At Q Station, breathtaking views of Sydney Harbour and a historic venue combine to create a unique setting for a wedding. With multiple options for your ceremony, reception, photos and even accommodation, your celebrations can continue uninterrupted on this site that has it all.
North Head Scenic Drive, Manly 2095
P: 9466 1500
Wollongong is a beautiful spot for an out-of-town wedding, with miles of stunning beaches and an easy distance from Sydney. The recently refurbished Harbourfront Restaurant is located right at the water’s edge at Belmore Basin in Wollongong. Floor-to-ceiling glass walls ensure the waterfront view can be soaked up, creating a relaxed and attractive atmosphere.
2 Endeavour Drive, Wollongong Harbour 2500
P: 4227 2999
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