Equally glamorous and relaxed, the Brisbane River creates a truly special backdrop for any celebration. For a wedding reception by the water, take a peek at these sensational venues…
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Blackbird Private Dining & Events
If you envision your dream wedding reception as one big dinner party (that still feels totally intimate), celebrate the occasion at Eagle Street’s Blackbird Private Dining & Events. Known for its captivating style and award-winning fare, the venue boasts breathtaking views of the Brisbane River and the Story Bridge. Expect stellar service and a real party atmosphere.
Fusing old-world glamour with contemporary style, Brisbane’s Customs House is a truly iconic venue. With grand reception rooms, expansive balconies and heritage architectural features (like stately columns and a dome ceiling), it provides an elegant setting for wedding receptions. Built right on the Brisbane River, Customs House is about as ‘riverside’ as you can get!
Food-loving couples will find the perfect venue in New Farm’s WATT. Sitting right on the Brisbane River and adjacent picturesque New Farm Park, it’s renowned for its modern Australian fare and contemporary style. Topping everything off, the venue is located within the well-known Brisbane Powerhouse and boasts a blissfully laid-back vibe.
The Landing at Dockside
Beloved for its beautiful riverside location and manicured gardens, The Landing at Dockside in Kangaroo Point offers delicious cuisine and fabulous service. Just moments from Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park (brilliant for post-ceremony photos), the venue has three unique reception spaces catering from 40 to 1,500 guests.
Moda Events Portside
Just minutes from Brisbane’s CBD at Portside Wharf, Moda Events Portside is synonymous with sumptuous riverside celebrations. Here, guests can indulge in delicious canapés while enjoying sweeping views of the glittering city skyline and the Brisbane River from an expansive top-floor balcony. Inside, there are an array of modern spaces for partying the night away and enjoying award-wining cuisine.
Room Three Sixty
Situated in the penthouse of QUT’s Science and Engineering Centre, Room Three Sixty makes the most of its riverside location with floor-to-ceiling wall-to-wall windows and terraces with panoramic views. From the venue’s expansive space, you can spot the Kangaroo Point Cliffs, the City Botanic Gardens and the Brisbane River as you and your guests feast on delicious cuisine.
Stamford Plaza Brisbane
A world-class city-central venue, the Stamford Plaza Brisbane is blessed with picture-perfect river views and proximity to the gorgeous City Botanic Gardens. Featuring a range of opulent reception spaces, it creates the ideal atmosphere for classic celebrations. Treat your guests to marvellous fare after toasting the sunset in the Stamford’s palm-dotted gardens.
Sky Room & Terrace
Set against a backdrop of dazzling city lights, Sky Room & Terrace in the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre takes in wonderful river views and is conveniently located near South Bank’s photo-ready icons. Perfect for cocktail and sit-down receptions, the venue is most cherished for its incredible private terrace and enticing fare.
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