Wedding Inspiration & Past Events
Postcard view. Award winning food. Amazing wine list. What else do you need to host a great wedding?
There are some great waterside locations around Circular Quay. But Quay Restaurant stands head and shoulders above, and not just because of the food. I always feel a little at ease when I know we have an event coming up at Quay Restaurant. Quay can usually be quite flexible with bump in if you work with them, and working in a space with the Opera House as the backdrop isn’t bad either. Insert happy smile. Quay staff never falter with service and if the guest dining experience is at the top of your list, then this is a great choice.
The venue has a few spaces to choose from: the Green Room, the Tower or the Restaurant depending on your group size. Admittedly larger events can be come a bit more cumbersome split over two floors, but the Green Room is a great space for a smaller/medium size wedding. Any couple considering this venue should check the cruise ship timetable for vessels docking at the Overseas Passenger Terminal. If there is a ship in port, it makes things a little more difficult to access the restaurant as they restrict incoming vehicles in and out of the loading areas. But anything is always possible when you ask with a smile.
If you are hosting a intimate group for your wedding then the Tower Room is perfect. It seats around 30 pax comfortably, and the views from the Tower are really all encompassing, from the Harbour Bridge right around to the Opera House and Circular Quay. It’s a great wet weather location for a ceremony if you are up for the room hire.
The location of the restaurant is quite a busy hub which actually makes it easier to choose a ceremony location. If you want everything in the one location then having your wedding ceremony right on the terrace outside the Green Room area makes complete sense. Or you are in an easy walking shot of Hickson Road Reserve and The Royal Botanic Gardens. There is also a wharf right by the restaurant – Campbell’s Cove Jetty. So if you wanted to mix things up, you could always consider your wedding at a nearby location (either on the North Shore or even at a pretty little garden with wharf access like McKell Park) and transport your guests by boat. You can also read more on some of our other helpful tips here:
- The best ceremony locations in the Eastern Suburbs
- All you need to know about planning your outdoor ceremony
- Planning your Sydney island wedding
- Example runsheets and reception timings
- The best Sydney ceremony locations with wet weather back ups
We’d love to chat to you more if you are wanting to host your wedding at Quay Restaurant. Feel free to take a look at our wedding coordination or wedding planning packages. Or you can drop us a line to say hi. In the meantime take a look at some of the wonderful Quay Restaurant events that we’ve worked on in the past below.