A wedding at Glengariff Historic Estate.

All you need to know about Glengariff Historic Estate

Receptions // by The QB Team

The award-winning Glengariff Historic Estate is one of the oldest privately-owned family properties in Queensland, established in 1876.  This beautiful homestead and stunning grounds offer couples an all-in-one wedding venue, only 45 minutes from Brisbane CBD.

We chatted with Glengariff Historic Estate to discover all you need-to-know about hosting your wedding at this gorgeous country venue:

What type of couple would be attracted to your venue?
We cater for couples looking for a venue with spectacular vistas from every angle, and outstanding service in an elegant, truly Australian setting.

What are some of your most popular and delicious dishes?
Our succulent, slow-roasted lamb shanks with mustard, mash, buttered green beans and sweet potato chips, or the barramundi with gingered glaze, bok choy, coconut rice, toasted almonds and crispy pappadums. And for a melt-in-the-mouth experience, you can’t go past the chocolate torte with milk chocolate ganache and blueberry compote.

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Do you cater for vegetarians?
Yes. Our vegetarian dishes feature fresh, seasonal produce, and we also cater for vegan and other dietary requirements.

Do you offer both sit-down and cocktail style receptions?
We offer a full buffet service, alternate-drop options and cocktail-style menus featuring up to 22 dishes (including big bowl dishes).

Groom and groomsmen walking from helicopter at Glengariff Historic Estate.

Can couples BYO wine if they wish?
No, as we have a fully licensed bar and offer a variety of drinks packages, from basic through to premium options.

What exactly does the cost per head cover? It includes all meals and drinks, but we can also incorporate other aspects such as your ceremony.

What type of packages do you offer?
We have a fantastic variety of packages to choose from including a premium package and a best-value option package for budget-conscious clientele.

Bride and groom dancing under night sky at Glengariff Historic Estate

Do you have a courtyard/garden/covered area or place for ceremonies?
There are more than 30 stunning sites around the venue, including a scenic vineyard, 120-metre waterfall, fountain, rose garden with creeping roses, lawn area and rotunda, stone temple, and a boathouse/jetty overlooking the lake.

For evening receptions, do you request an official finishing time?
Events finish at 11pm.

What advice can you offer couples looking for their dream reception venue?
You need to choose a setting and a company that makes you feel comfortable, so you can be confident that all your needs will be met. It’s also important to know your budget.

Wedding ceremony at Glengariff Historic Estate

LOCATION: 3234 Mt Mee Road, King Scrub via Dayboro // PHONE 07 3425 1299 // NUMBER OF FUNCTION AREAS 2 // CAPACITY Vintage Room (upstairs) seated 50 / standing 100 guests State Room (downstairs) seated 200 / standing 300 guests // PRICE RANGE PER HEAD $85-$165 // CEREMONY FACILITIES Yes – includes wet weather option.

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