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Brisbane's Prettiest Engagement Venues
First of all, congratulations! You’ve found that special someone and you’re getting hitched!
Whilst right now you might be in a lovesick cloud, the inevitable stress of planning an engagement party AND a wedding will creep in – but that’s where we come to the rescue. From small parties to engagement extravaganzas we’ve rounded up our favourite venues to declare your love!
STOKEHOUSE Q| SOUTH BANK
Release the death grip on your fiancés arm and feel yourself relax as you gaze out across the Brisbane river. With sweeping city views and fine contemporary dining set along the South Bank riverfront – Stokehouse Q is sure to leave your guests stoked.
With modern Australian cuisine and an award-winning wine list the elegant venue is perfect for celebrating your love, whether you want an intimate soiree in the Stoke Bar or be the belle of the ball and hire out the whole venue.
VICTORIA PARK| HERSTON
Ready to feel like royalty? With complimentary canapes upon arrival (HELLO FOOD) Victoria Park is a hole in one when it comes to hosting a killer engagement party. Impress your future in-laws with intimate dinners in the Quartz room or celebrate in the Garden Marquee. With food and beverage packages to suit the fussiest of guests, gorgeous views of the golf course and luxe rooms – Victoria Park is definitely above par.
Need further convincing? Book your engagement at Victoria Park and get 10% off your wedding! Bargainnnn.
REGATTA HOTEL| TOOWONG
One of the most iconic engagements in Brisbane deserves one of the most iconic buildings! Step behind the lattice and into the Grand Dame of the Brisbane river – the Regatta.
With elegant balconies, private dining rooms and the capacity to combine rooms for extra space, the Regatta is the perfect for gatherings of all sizes, from whole family affairs to private dinners. Not just a pretty face, the Regatta also has several enviable catering options, from canapes and platters to three-course feasts.
It wouldn’t be a party without bubbles – and the Regatta’s beverage packages will have your guests in high spirits.
OSBOURNE HOTEL| FORTITUDE VALLEY
With one of the best beer gardens in Brisbane, 90+ rotating beer taps, boutique local wines including BK and Murdoch Hills, cocktails and premium spirit and a fabulous gastropub menu – Osbourne Hotel will not allow your guests to go without.
Got a huge family? Make eyes at your main squeeze and soak up the sunshine in the Backyard – or enjoy cocktails in the Lounge Room for a more intimate soiree.
DARLING & CO| PADDINGTON
Whether you’re traditional or a modern power couple, the darling of Paddington has everything you need to make a statement. Greet your guests with champagne in the foyer before gathering in the tropical surrounds of Garden for an opulent sit-down dinner with family and friends. Looking for something a little more casual? Swoon over cocktails and canapes in Swayze’s Backstage.
LOFT| WEST END
Ascend the steps from Archive and you’ll find a very different vibe to the beer boutique downstairs. An eclectic mix of vintage glamour and modern style – Loft is not your standard party space. Devour canapes, toast with sparkling and revel in the power that comes with being able to choose the beer – just don’t let grandma attempt a keg stand.
GREEK CLUB| SOUTH BRISBANE
A big celebration needs a BIG party, so go big or go home at The Greek Club. Revel in sweeping views of the parklands and take in the cityscape with a cocktail party on the Grand Balcony, or host an intimate sit-down dinner in the gorgeous Acropolis room. There’s no fear of going hungry either, with decadent Greek buffets, hot and cold platters and canapes – packed with Greek favourites and contemporary bites.
A multitude of unique and exotic engagement party spaces, irresistible cocktails and drool-worthy platters of Lebanese fare – you’ll find it all at Byblos, complete with river views that might just outshine the diamond on your finger. Perched on the edge of the water at Hamilton, these guys have over 10 years experience at crafting events with a difference, so you know your engagement party will be in good hands, whether you have 12 guests or 500.
PEASANT| PETRIE TERRACE
Salsa your way to happily ever after with the spiciest party venue around. Enjoy canapés and cocktails under the glow of fairy lights in the courtyard, or devour a Spanish banquet, exotic wines, beers and cava spirits in the bordello inspired Grande Dining Room.
BAEDEKER| FORTITUDE VALLEY
The champagne is on ice and we’re ready to start poppin’ bottles– an engagement party at Baedeker is sure to sparkle. Soak up the afternoon sun with courtyard party in the Champagne Garden or take a seat at the rustic table in the private wine cellar. Impress your guests with old world charm and toast to your future!
All that’s left is to plan the guest list – and your hens night.
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