The Terrace Reception at the Royal Botanic Gardens
Gate A Cnr Alexandra Ave & Anderson St, South Yarra VIC 3141
Also Services: Melbourne
The Terrace is a venue with a difference for those looking for a memorable culinary experience together with a unique location for your very special day.
The covered outdoor terrace opens the room and allows the bride, groom and their guests to embrace the romance, charm, and be immersed in the peaceful ambience of the Royal Botanic Gardens.
Framed with floor to ceiling glass windows offering uninterrupted views of the picturesque gardens, Ornamental Lake and stunning silhouette of Government House.
Together with our highly skilled and talented Executive Chef we take pride in the quality of the food and its presentation.
Menus can be tailored to suit your needs and dietary requirements. Your menu selection will be complimented with the beverage package of your choice.
The experienced sales team will coordinate all details big or small to ensure the perfect day for your wedding reception.
Our attention to detail puts us at the forefront of venue choice for weddings.
Please call to talk to one of our sales team or e-mail our team with your proposed date and approximate numbers for wedding package details.
- 220 seated with a dance floor
- 400 Cocktail style
- Bridal suite
- Dedicated parquetry dance floor
- White damask linen table cloths and napkins
- Fully air-conditioned and heated
- PA system with microphone
- Location maps to include with your wedding invitation
Foe Further information, please see our website or phone us today.
Please note that the following testimonials are collected, supplied and maintained by The Terrace Reception at the Royal Botanic Gardens.
On behalf of my family I would like to thank you and everyone involved in making my mother's 80th birthday a very special one. Everyone enjoyed themselves and as you said the food was lovely and plentiful. Would you pass on to those involved.
We just wanted to thank the Terrace for a beautiful wedding reception. The night was great and you couldn't have done anything better.
THe night ran smoothly and we didn't have to worry about a thing. Thanks again.
Frequently Asked Questions
All prices are transparent. Majority of clients will choose their package price from the guide which is charged per person. The other charge applicable is a security guard which is a compulsory component. Price is available on application. And the final charge is up to you should you wish to attend our menu tasting nights, price available on application. The price is a reduction on our standard package price.Can the bridal cars drive in to drop off and pick up?
Yes they can but the client must read, understand and sign a conditions of vehicle entry. Bridal cars then have access one vehicle at a time via Gate A. There is no parking on-site.Where can we get married in the gardens?
Unfortunately The Terrace cannot accommodate for wedding ceremonies. Please contact Blake's Feast for ceremony packages and photographer permits in The Royal Botanic Gardens.What is the reception timing and access times for suppliers?
We are open to the public during the day and only operate as a reception center for private events in the evening.
Reception timing 6.30pm - 11.30pm. Last drinks are served at 11.25pm then guests have the next half hour to finish their drinks and leave the venue and gardens via Gate A. Start time is a little bit flexible but is dependant on date and number of guests.
Set up and access for suppliers is bump-in 5.00pm - 6.30pm and bump-out midnight. We can sometimes arrange bump-out first thing the following day.What is the best access to the venue, where can we park or closest public transport?
Best access to The Terrace is via Gate A on the corner of Alexandra Ave and Anderson St South Yarra. We are located on the Ornamental Lake.
Parking is all street parking on Alexandra Ave or Anderson St South Yarra. All is unlimited and free of charge after 6.30pm on Alexandra Ave and always free of charge but also unlimited on Anderson St after 6.30pm.
Public Transport is available either from Richmond Train Station by walking 15mins across AAMI park or from stop 24 Domain/Park from Tram 8 (Toorak). Guests will then walk 5mins from Gate D to The Terrace.