Ballara Receptions

(5 reviews) 5 5
1435 Main Rd Eltham Melbourne 3095
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About Ballara Receptions

1435 Main Rd, Eltham
Melbourne, 3095

Ballara is a gracious Victorian Estate nestled amongst glorious English gardens, with its own picturesque lake, weeping willows and family of ducks. 

At Ballara you will find everything you had dreamed of in the one location. 

For your ceremony, select from our chapel or the Gazebo overlooking the lake.
Our beautiful authentic chapel features an exquisite stained glass alter, rich burnished cathedral ceilings and timber pews. While the Gazebo and lake provide a gorgeous backdrop for your garden ceremony. 

With so many photo opportunities on-site, there is no need for you to leave to find all of those magical photo spots. 
From the waterfall, fairy light garden, rose arbours and lakeside stone chairs,to name a few, you are sure to capture all of those special moments without the hassle, stress and expense of going to additional locations. 

Then relax and enjoy the reception in our enchanting ballroom - with windows looking out to the gardens, sparkling chandeliers and a large central dance floor.

With only one function room accommodating up to 160 guests, Ballara is exclusively yours and you can relax knowing that our team is there for you during each planning step as well as on the big day.

Please email or call us to receive more information or to arrange an inspection to discover why Ballara really is “the perfect place for your perfect day” 

• Ballara is a gracious Victorian Estate nestled amongst English gardens, with its own picturesque lake, weeping willows and family of ducks • Ballara’s expertly trained staff provide a personal service, to ensure your wedding is everything you dreamed of and more • Wedding ceremony, countless photo opportunities and wedding reception all in the one place. • An intimate dining experience for 60-160 guests, with neutral colour tones, décor and stunning chandeliers • Opt for our Diamond Package which includes your ceremony, DJ/MC, wedding cake, floral table centrepieces and more! • From the moment you arrive till after your departure, our Function Manager will take care of every little detail.

Facilities at Ballara Receptions

Venue Type :
Civil Ceremony License
Chapel on Premises
Exclusive Use
Evening Entertainment :
Evening Reception Facilities
Dance Floor
Live Band Facilities
DJ Facilities
Outdoor Fireworks Permitted
Overnight Accommodation :
Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
Other Features :
Confetti Permitted
Changing Room for Guests
Disabled Facilities
Car Parking
Dining Options :
Seated Meal Facilities
In House Catering
Allows Private Catering
Alcohol Licence
Capacity :
Less than 30 guests
30 to 50 guests
50 to 75 guests
75 to 100 guests
100 to 150 guests
150 to 250 guests
Venue Staff Assistance :
Wedding Coordinator
Master of Ceremonies/ Toastmaster

Ballara Receptions Reviews (5)

A very happy bride....
Venue Service

By Isabella, on 11 Feb 2014

To the staff at Ballara Receptions, The wedding was stunning and went without a hitch. We had a garden wedding and the gardens are so beautiful! We are so happy we chose Ballara, the staff were wonderful, attentive and charming. Words can't even describe. The best day of my life was made that much better by Ballara.

From Brides mother on behalf of the happy couple
Venue Service

By Vicki, on 27 Jan 2012

A huge thank you to the wonderful staff at Ballara Receptions for making my daughter Belinda and husband Ben’s wedding day such a magical event.It was just perfect.Surrounds were beautiful exquisite taste in décor & the food delicious!Guests had a great time and the atmosphere was electric!The couple are enjoying their honeymoon at the moment.Thanks to all for making it a beautiful occasion

Married at Stones with their Reception at Ballara
Venue Service

By Steve and Mel, on 27 Jan 2012

To the wonderful team of Ballara, We would like to thank you all for making our wedding so perfect. From the day we booked to the big day, whoever we have dealt with have been a pleasure and willing to answer even the silly questions.Thank you so much for your professionalism, we would gladly recommend the venue and it was the people who made the day so special and memorable.Thanks again.Love

Reception hosted and used Ballara Chapel
Venue Service

By Claire and Johnpaul, on 27 Jan 2012

Dear Jan, Hannah and all the team at Ballara, Thank you for hosting our recent wedding ceremony and reception. Your beautiful Chapel and grounds made for a truly memorable day for us, and our guests.Thanks to all of your staff for their food and drink service throughout the night as well. The guests all commented on the quality and quantity of the food served.Thanks for your part in making it one of the most memorable days of our lives thus far!All our best wishes,Claire and Johnpaul

We all loved this venue
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By Tamara, on 22 Nov 2011

The staff were so freindly and professional. The food was amazing and the presentation of the venue was next to none. Thank you for making the day so special.

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