Rippon Lea


192 Hotham Street, Elsternwick, Victoria 3185


03 9682 1777


Let the romantic surrounds, historic touches and glamour of a bygone era set the tone for your celebration. Chandeliers sparkle in the elegant Grand Ballroom overlooking sweeping lawns and manicured gardens. The poolside terrace has a Hollywood art deco elegance that makes the perfect area for drinks.


This timeless venue can host up to 300 for cocktails, 180 banquet style and 160 with dance floor.


Features include:

  • National Trust listed property with elaborate furnishings, original artwork and detailed touches including embossed wallpaper
  • Beautiful gardens with expansive lawns host ceremonies, relaxed drinks, for up to 2,500 and even old-fashioned games. Croquet anyone?
  • The ornate balustrade overlooking the dance floor combined with a sparkling chandelier exudes elegance in the Grand Ballroom, perfect for banquets or cocktail parties
  • A gorgeous art deco pool terrace is a relaxed yet sumptuous setting for pre-event cocktails or an elegant soiree
  • Smaller celebrations are perfect on the estates’ ornate terrace
  • Photographic opportunities are limitless for special occasions


Give us a call to book a site inspection or get your obligation free quote today and we'll get in touch with you within 24 hrs!


Venue inclusions:

  • Exclusive hire of the Grand Ballroom and poolside terrace
  • Complete event management by a dedicated event planner
  • Professional event coordinator on the day
  • Bridal suite or green room
  • Auxiliary connection & 2 roving microphones
  • Lectern
  • Indoor heating and cooling
  • Cake and gift table
  • Market umbrellas

It’s our privilege to be part of your wedding! Whether you desire an elegant champagne reception with chic canap?s, a refined three-course sit-down dinner, a welcoming buffet with all the trimmings or friendly bowl food the seasoned team will work with you to create the perfect dining experience. Our wedding planners are also an invaluable source of inspiration for floral, styling and entertainment to assist you in creating a magical day that match your personal style.


Venue Overview

Catering Avg.per Person

Cost Per Head

Low $165
Min. Ceremony Guests Indoor

Ceremony Guests

Min 50 / Max 250
Reception Guests Indoor

Reception Guests

Min 50 / Max 250


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