Adelaide’s Ayers House
Searching for the extraordinary? Your wedding will be full of beauty, history and elegance.
You’ll find a certain magic flow here when people come together, the whole house lights up with laughter and smiling faces. Ayers House’s rich history of entertaining, combined with it’s beautiful vintage rooms and our talented team, means it is a unrivalled venue for your perfect day…the wedding you have imagined; the one from the glossy magazines. It’s a place you’ll be proud to invite your family and friends…we want you to make this house your home.
You can also take Ayers House home. Henry’s Kitchen is a new food truck that can duplicate the Ayers House experience at your home or any venue you may choose for your reception.
We love weddings! From your very first visit we offer support to make your planning as easy and stress free as possible, and above all fabulous fun! Offering expertise and advice as often as you need, we work intimately with you to refine every detail, so your entire experience with us will be one you’ll always cherish.
A perfect union deserves a perfect location.
It’s the reason you are here, the moment you will remember forever!
We have The Ballroom, a perfectly private and beautiful space for your ceremony. Dressed in vintage Victorian era decoration, its light filled, with crystal chandeliers and gleaming gold leaf in the hand-painted ceiling – the room radiates warmth and joy (and in the comfort of air-conditioning). Feel the true sense of occasion for this most intimate part of the day, it is completely ready with red carpet, signing table and seating for up to 100 people or space for up to 150 people standing.
We also offer ceremony options in our other spaces for a more informal feel. We just love the garden setting of The Conservatory for an outdoorsy feel but inside, ideal for any time of the year.
We are lucky to have the Adelaide Botanic Gardens as a neighbour across the road (within 50 meters) with numerous beautiful sites for garden ceremonies, and there also many churches close by. Photo opportunities surround us with Ayers House and the Historic east end on our door step.
The Conservatory – Adelaide most sort after reception venue. Its all about glass and gardens, and the exposed bluestone walls giving a perfect rustic backdrop to the beautiful Victorian styled glass house which extends into the rose gardens. At night it sparkles under the fairy-light filled glass ceiling – perfect country elegance in the city! Coupled with The Coach House and Stables Bar, this self-contained space is incredibly adaptable ceremonies and wedding for 180 on round tables, 140 on long tables and up to 300 for cocktails.
Henry’s Table – The brand-new Henrys Table opened on February 20, 2019. Henry’s is a contemporary designed drinking and eating space adjacent Henrys Bar. Also adjoining Henrys is the Banksia Room ideal for dancing the night away. Ideal for numbers ranging from 40 to 100.
The Ballroom – It’s an Adelaide treasure and the most original room of the house. Feel the joy of celebrating in this room, built for parties under the exquisite hand-painted ceiling gleaming with gold leaf detail and two Waterford crystal chandeliers. Your guests will truly feel like they are dining in a private stately home! Ideal for 30 to 40 guests on one long table up to 80 for a sit-down event or 120 for cocktail.
The Library – If walls could talk. Seating up to 22 on a long table this room has privacy and charm. This room is set amongst the original bookshelves, fireplace and large sash windows.
The Front Lawns – With the House as a backdrop, you could be in Country South Australia, yet you’re in Adelaide’s Heart. We can arrange for a marquee that can seat up to350 seated guests with ample room for dancing. The Lawns can be used with or without a marquee and the theming of our marquee can be as wide as your imagination.
The Bridal Suite – This stunning room can be booked as a space for some sanctuary in an otherwise busy day. Complete with a dressing table and mirror it is ideal for the bridal party to have some alone time.
We can come to your favoured place and serve quality Ayers House food and if required can also provide a full bar service. Ideally suited for cocktail events but also can be used for a more casual window service where guests can collect there food straight from the truck.
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