Botanic Gardens Trust, Sydney, Australia

Lion Gate Lodge

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Built in 1878, Lion Gate Lodge is a stunning Victorian sandstone building boasting a private landscaped cottage garden, large permanent awning and paved courtyard. This intimate venue is ideal for both Wedding Ceremonies and Receptions so you can celebrate with your guests in the one location.

This unique venue is hired unfurnished, offering the flexibility to create your own design and select your own Caterer to use the fully equipped commercial kitchen. The main room of the Lodge adjoins the covered courtyard to create a large indoor/outdoor function space with a gorgeous garden outlook. The Lodge is conveniently located on Mrs Macquaries Rd, with private entry for your guests.

The outside garden and courtyard of Lion Gate Lodge (external areas only) may be hired for 2 hour wedding ceremony bookings within 6 weeks of your wedding date depending on availability. Refer to Wedding Ceremony Pack for more information.

Ideal for

  • Wedding Receptions
  • Wedding Ceremonies
  • Celebration Drinks & Afternoon Teas



Style of Function Maximum capacity
Cocktail  150 Indoor & Outdoor Awning & Garden
Banquet  80 Indoor & Outdoor
60 Outdoor Only
20 Indoor Only

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For further information contact the Venue Management Office Events Coordinator:
Ph: 02 9231 8111
Fax: 02 9231 8054

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Wedding under awning
Wedding under awning

Main function room
Main function room

Lion Gate Lodge garden
Lion Gate Lodge garden

Function under awning
Function under awning

Lion Gate Lodge entry
Lion Gate Lodge entry