Wedding Reception Venue

Upon an idyllic arrival at Sergeants Mess your guests will be instantly captivated. While your bridal party refresh in the elegantly appointed bridal suite, your guests will be treated to canapés and pre-dinner drinks on the expansive foreshore deck, adjacent to the bar. Your reception continues as you enter the main dining room. Share fine food and wine in this sophisticated space creating unforgettable memories to last a lifetime.

Ceremonies can be held on site in the beautifully landscaped area next to the venue followed by magnificent photo opportunities throughout Chowder Bay. This is available for hire exclusively for Sergeants Mess couples, with the wet weather option being inside the venue.

Head chef Sandra Ly heads a team of highly sought after industry professionals. With attention to premium service and fine food, Sergeants Mess delivers a world class dining experience.

We invite couples to the view the venue with our wedding team, providing you with the opportunity to experience Sergeants Mess and discuss your wedding plans and ideas in depth. Getting to know our clients and understand your wishes is of the utmost importance. This initial meeting allows us to create and present a bespoke package just for you.

At a glance

  • Seated capacity 250 guests
  • Cocktail capacity 350 guests
  • Spectacular Sydney Harbour views
  • Onsite ceremony location
  • Wet weather options for ceremonies
  • Exclusive venue use
  • Dedicated event coordinator
  • Dedicated pre-reception area for drinks and canapés
  • Suitably sized in room dance floor
  • Complimentary guest parking
  • Staff ratio of 1-15 (well above the industry average of 1-25)
  • Unique photo opportunities
  • All food prepared fresh, in house
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