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Tying the Knot: Five Uniquely Adelaide Wedding Venues

Tying the Knot: Five Uniquely Adelaide Wedding Venues

It’s Spring. The sun is shining, highlighting South Australia’s many prestigious wedding venues that are perfect for that special day. Explore these five local wedding venues in this promotional feature from The Adelaide Review.


When you choose Beresford Estate for your wedding you have only one thing to worry about – and that’s choosing the date. Our visionary space and leading edge venue design ensures our bespoke weddings are truly the most elite in South Australia.

Your tailored wedding experience includes your very own wedding planner and stylist, chef or gourmet caterer and venue manager. This hand-picked team collaborates with you to ensure that even the smallest detail is seamless.
“At Beresford, offering the ultimate experience is at the forefront of everything we do and there are no exceptions, especially when it comes to our tailored weddings,” says James Braybrook, Beresford Estate Manager.

Braybrook adds: “Every bride deserves to have her perfect wedding day and to ensure this happens, we’re excited to announce a partnership with South Australia’s eminent wedding planning company, Emkho.

Emkho have a reputation for developing innovative and creatively glorious weddings. Their expertise in styling, design and management is second to none and as a collective group we’ll be there to support the bride and groom every step of the way.”


altar-bistro-wedding-venue-adelaide-review For your special day, located in the historic village of Willunga and set amongst the beautiful surroundings of the Fleurieu Peninsula, Altar Bistro can guarantee a beautiful and warm environment with sensational food.

Altar Bistro is housed in a 19th century church comprising of stained glass windows and chandeliers.

There have been romantic weddings in the courtyard and vows renewed inside the restaurant, or you can consider the several beautiful parks and churches within walking distance for your ceremony.

altar-bistro-wedding-venue-adelaide-review We cater for smaller intimate weddings to stand up cocktail weddings for larger groups. Our unique wedding venue offers fine local wines, fresh seasonal food and outstanding service. Accommodation is also available in our ‘Altar Cottages’.



Nestled in the heart of Adelaide’s North Terrace cultural precinct, the State Library of South Australia is the perfect choice for couples looking for a unique wedding location which oozes romance and history.

The Mortlock Chamber at the State Library is one of Adelaide’s hidden gems. You will hear your guests gasp as they walk in the room… it’s simply awe inspiring, and no wonder it was recently named in the ‘world’s top 5 most beautiful libraries’ by Conde Nast Traveler.

To match the sophistication of the venue, your wedding will be catered by the 2016 South Australian Wedding Caterer of the Year, EPICURE.


EPICURE’s food philosophy focuses on combining the best of local and sustainable produce, paired with a high level of service. From the moment you enquire you will be met by the warmth of EPICURE’s expert wedding coordinators who will work alongside you to ensure your wedding exceeds your guests’ expectation and is the most memorable day of your life.



For an intimate garden wedding with an artistic, contemporary feel, look no further than Willunga Gallery, a stunning multipurpose venue, art gallery and wine bar located in the heart of historic Willunga on the Fleurieu Peninsula.

Owned and operated by local artist and businesswoman Irene Dougan, the gallery is the ideal venue for those seeking a unique, tailored experience in one of South Australia’s most beautiful sea and wine regions.

Set back from the hustle and bustle of Willunga’s famous High Street, the spectacular gallery garden is a beautiful space, perfect for couples looking for a more intimate wedding experience. Your guests will enjoy local wine from the onsite gallery cellar door, with local catering options on offer featuring delicious Fleurieu produce.

An array of nearby accommodation is available for those who want to make a weekend of it. The locally heritage listed stone cottage building and luxurious garden surrounds provide a perfect backdrop for your special day, and can cater for up to 100 guests.


The Playford, MGallery by Sofitel, is a South Australian family-owned and operated boutique hotel in the heart of Adelaide. Private function rooms located on the first floor offer the perfect backdrop for weddings, accessible from the sweeping grand staircase with its large handcrafted mirror.

Featuring gold-leafed walls and bestowing an immersion of Art Nouveau surrounds, the ballrooms are bathed in natural light through floor to ceiling windows leading to full balcony access overlooking North Terrace.

playford-wedding-venue-adelaide-review All-inclusive wedding packages can be tailored to suit. With the aim of delivering a highly personalised guest experience, The Playford specialises in innovative world-class cuisine using high quality South Australian ingredients, an extensive wine list and professional yet attentive service.

A range of 182 luxury accommodation options include beautifully appointed guestroom, studio spa suites and New York-style loft suites. Let us surpass your expectations, contact our dedicated Wedding Coordinator today.

This is a paid promotional feature. Images courtesy of participating venues.

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