Your wedding reception will be a very special occasion. The venue you choose to celebrate this with your family and friends should be equally as special.
The National Wine Centre of Australia can guarantee you a wedding that will exceed your expectation and be remembered for years to come by all who attend. We can provide customised food and beverage packages which include chair covers, cutting and serving of your wedding cake, cake knife, lectern and microphone and anything else your special day may require. Our wedding executive and professional events team are here to assist you in planning your special occasion.
Awarded “Wedding Caterer of the Year” at the Awards for Excellence hosted by the Restaurant and Catering Association and “Silver – Wedding Caterer of the Year” at the National Restaurant and Catering Awards, the National Wine Centre’s level of service is unmatched within South Australia.
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You have four function rooms at the National Wine Centre to choose from, depending on the size and requirements of your wedding reception. Below is a description of the rooms and the capacities.
The Hickinbotham Hall is located on the ground floor of the centre with views and access to the outdoor paved terrace. This room holds up to 300 guests seated at round tables for a sit down wedding reception and 500 guests for a cocktail reception. Hickinbotham Hall boasts 100 year-old jarrah floorboards, a rammed earth wall constructed from sand and clay from local regions, and a tensioned diagrid ceiling of stainless steel and timber. This room has an abundance of natural light with floor to ceiling windows spanning the full length of the venue. A minimum of 200 guests applies for a Saturday wedding and 150 guests for a Sunday wedding.
Exhibition Hall is located on the first floor of the National Wine Centre; this room provides a winery setting in the centre of the City. Guests enter via “Pod 3” which features a permanent bar set up and an ideal catering and pre-function area. The Exhibition Hall has a wooden floor, a vibrant display of wine memorabilia and a wall constructed of wine barrels to enhance the experience of attending or hosting a reception in the National Wine Centre. The Exhibition Hall seats up to 150 guests at round tables with a long bridal table. The dance floor is set in the alcove linking the Pod 3 bar area to the Exhibition Hall. The Exhibition Hall and Pod 3 may form one room to cater for 250 guests for a cocktail reception.
The Gallery Room is located on the first floor of the centre with views of the outdoor paved terrace and Botanic Gardens. The Gallery holds a maximum of 120 guests for a cocktail reception and 100 guests seated at round tables for a sit down wedding reception with a small dance floor area. Access is available to the outdoor balcony during your event.
The Vines Room is located on the ground floor of the centre with access to the outdoor paved terrace. The Vines features polished wooden floorboards and floor to ceiling windows. The Vines Room can cater up to 80 guests at round tables for a sit down wedding reception with a small dance floor. The Vines holds a maximum of 120 guests for a cocktail reception.
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