"One of the World's Best Wedding Photographers", Nicholas splits his time between Australia and Paris. His photos have appeared in Harpers Bazaar, the New York Times and

Nicholas is the publisher of the School of Wedding Photography, a popular blog teaching wedding photographers around the world.

100 Best Wedding Venues in Melbourne - 2018

100 Best Wedding Venues in Melbourne - 2018

100 Best Wedding Venues in Melbourne - 2018

Melbourne Wedding Blog: Wedding Venues

Nicholas Purcell Studio is pleased to bring you the brand new 2018 list of the 100 Best Wedding Venues in Melbourne. Some are outside Melbourne but no more than an hour or so. Some would suit your reception better than your ceremony but after photographing hundreds of weddings, I know people can make an amazing wedding anywhere.

Whether you are looking for an unusual venue, the best wedding venue, the best wedding venue in the Melbourne CBD, or even hotel venues you will find it here.  There are a range of styles here too, restaurants, function venues, penthouses, art galleries, gardens, even a yacht! I've tried to create a list that has something for every style of wedding.

100 Top Melbourne wedding venues

  1. Abbotsford Convent. Abbotsford.

  2. Albumbra. Docklands.

  3. Alowyn Gardens. Yarra Glen.

  4. Alto. Melbourne CBD.

  5. Ascot House. Ascot Vale.

  6. Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA). South Melbourne.

  7. Ballara. Eltham.

  8. Blue Diamond. CBD.

  9. Bram Leigh. Dandenongs

  10. Bright Young Things. Cremorne (Richmond). NB not technically one venue but they represent some very cool venues.

  11. Brighton Savoy. Brighton.

    Read a profile of Brighton Savoy here.

  12. Campbell Point House. Ballarine Peninsula.

  13. Carousel. Albert Park.

  14. Chin Chin. CBD.

  15. Circa. St Kilda. CLOSED but will rebrand and open by October 2018.

  16. Como House. South Yarra.

  17. Crown. Southbank.

  18. Cumulus Inc. CBD.

    Read a profile of Cumulus Inc. here.

  19. Cutler & Co. Fitzroy.

  20. Eastern Hill Dining Hall. Fitzroy.

  21. Emu Bottom Homestead. Sunbury.

  22. Encore. St Kilda.

    Read a profile of Encore St Kilda here.

  23. Eureka 89. Southbank.

    Read a profile of Eureka 89 here

  24. Flower Drum. CBD.

  25. Forty Five Downstairs. CBD.

  26. Gardens House, Royal Botanic Gardens. South Yarra.

  27. Grand Hyatt. CBD.

  28. Harbour Room. St Kilda.

  29. Healesville Country Club. Healesville.

  30. Hotel Windsor. CBD.

  31. Immigration Museum. CBD.

  32. Labassa. Caulfield North.

  33. Lake House. Daylesford.

  34. Leonda by the Yarra. Hawthorn.

  35. Lieux. Richmond.

  36. Lincoln of Toorak. Toorak.

  37. Living Museum. Maribyrnong.

  38. Luminaire. South Melbourne.

  39. Luna Park. St Kilda.

  40. Melbourne Aquarium. CBD.

  41. Melbourne Museum. CBD.

  42. Melbourne Town Hall. CBD.

  43. Mon Bijou. CBD.

  44. Montalto. Red Hill South.

  45. Myer Mural Hall. CBD.

  46. National Gallery of Victoria. CBD.

  47. Nobu. Southbank

  48. Normanby House. Thornbury.

  49. One Seven One Dorcas Street. South Melbourne.

  50. Park Hyatt. CBD.

  51. Pearl (Luxury Yacht). Port Phillip Bay.

  52. Peninsula. Docklands.

  53. Persimmon (NGV). CBD.

  54. Playroom. Fitzroy.

  55. Poet's Lane. Mount Dandenong.

  56. Pope Joan. East Brunswick.

  57. Port Melbourne Yacht Club. Port Melbourne.

  58. Port Phillip Estate. Red Hill South.

  59. Quat Quatta. Ripponlea.

  60. Red Scooter. Balaclava.

    Read a profile of Red Scooter here.

  61. Red Spice Road. CBD.

    Read a profile of Red Spice Road here.

  62. Rippon Lea. Ripponlea.

  63. Riva. St Kilda.

  64. Rockpool. CBD.

  65. Royal Botanic Gardens. South Yarra.

  66. Royce Hotel. South Melbourne.

  67. S6. Port Melbourne.

  68. Sails on the Bay. Elwood.

  69. Sandringham Yacht Club. Sandringham.

  70. Shellys. Williamstown.

  71. Showtime. South Wharf.

  72. Sketch. Docklands.

  73. Smart Artz Gallery. South Melbourne.

  74. Spring Street Events. CBD.

    Read a profile of Spring Street Events here.

  75. State Library of Victoria. CBD.

  76. Stones of the Yarra Valley. Coldstream.

  77. Studio Raw Materials. Footscray.

  78. Syracuse. CBD.

  79. Tatra. Mount Dandenong.

  80. The Astor. St Kilda.

  81. The Baths. Sorrento.

  82. The Chapter House. CBD.

  83. The Convent. Daylesford.

  84. The Deck at the Prince. St Kilda.

  85. The Gables. East Malvern.

  86. The George on Collins. CBD

    Read a profile of The George on Collins here.

  87. The International. Brighton.

  88. The Langham. Southbank.

  89. The Lyall. South Yarra.

  90. The Mission Rooftop. Prahran.

  91. The Pavillion Fitzroy Gardens. East Melbourne.

  92. The Point. Albert Park.

  93. The Substation. New Port.

  94. The Willows. South Melbourne. CLOSED for business as of mid 2018.

  95. Thousand Pound Bend. CBD.

  96. Two Ton Max. North Melbourne.

  97. Vue de Monde. CBD.

  98. Werribee Park. Werribee.

  99. Yering Station. Yarra Glen.

  100. Nathania Springs. Dandenongs.

About Nicholas


"One of the World's Best Wedding Photographers". I've been been a professional wedding photographer for 15 years. My work has appeared in Harpers Bazaar UK, the New York Times, Style Me Pretty and In 2015 Style Me Pretty interviewed me, in 2016 Complete Wedding Magazine called me "One of the World's Best Wedding Photographers".

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