Culture speaks volumes
Showcase your special event in the finest of settings. EPICURE invites you to the heart of Adelaide’s foremost cultural precinct. Step into a treasure trove of fine art, spectacular architectural spaces and the richly atmospheric embrace of one of the best heritage collections in Australia.
With the stunning new Spence Wing nestled between the famous classical facades, the State Library of South Australia presents an outstanding array of hospitality spaces – historical and contemporary – perfect for a wedding of any style.
Feast on an award-winning EPICURE experience. Enjoy a sumptuous meal in the rich splendour of the Mortlock Chamber. Immerse yourself in the extraordinary heritage of the stately Institute Building. Greet your guests before the spacious and dramatic Treasures Wall.
Celebrate your wedding with a sophisticated mix of culture, art and history.
EPICURE at State Library South Australia
Restaurant & Catering Awards for Excellence 2014 – Best Venue Caterer
Restaurant & Catering Awards for Excellence 2012 – Best Venue Caterer
Restaurant & Catering Awards for Excellence 2009 – Best Wedding Caterer
Restaurant & Catering Awards for Excellence 2010 – Best Event Caterer
Platinum Member – Adelaide Convention Bureau
Member – Restaurant and Catering Association, SA
Historically important, the iconic Mortlock Chamber is one of Adelaide’s signature locations. A superb example late Victorian architecture, the spectacular interior embraces two soaring levels. A rich, book-lined first floor gallery overlooks the magnificent Main Chamber. Showcasing exhibitions displaying the rich heritage of South Australia, this is a venue with unforgettable impact. Ideal for wedding receptions – cocktail parties and dinners.
banquet style – 200
cocktail – 300
1st floor gallery – 75 (standing only)
To step into the gracious atmosphere of the circulating library is to be enveloped with old world charm, to immerse yourself in the warmth and character of a world of books. Fronting onto the North Terrace boulevard, with an enchanting decorative balcony, this exclusive space embodies the historical integrity of the State Library and is ideal for small cocktail parties and intimate receptions.
banquet style – 30
cocktail – 70
Treasures Wall Area
The centrepiece of the modern, spacious new wing, the Treasures Wall presents a cornucopia of jewels from the State Library’s collections and overlooks the stunning Glass Entry Foyer. The splendid Ernabella Rugs, designed by Aboriginal artists, and the 24 metre showcase of library treasures provide a special presence in this dramatic and impressive space – perfect for cocktail parties.
cocktail – 200
For your personal inspection of our facilities and a full wedding package, please contact our Event Sales Coordinator during business hours to make an appointment.
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