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Rippon Lea Estate

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192 Hotham Street, Elsternwick 3185

Availability –   Always available

National Heritage listed, Rippon Lea House and Garden is one of Australia’s grand suburban estates with a pleasure garden of sweeping lawns, magnificent trees and a tranquil lake. Located only ten kilometers from Melbourne’s CBD, this venue offers a sublime setting with fantasy-like features.

This classic venue is home to picturesque gardens including an ornamental lake, orchard, fernery and sweeping lawns where elegance and magnificence combine creating the perfect surroundings for your special occasion.

With a magnificent ballroom leading out onto an impressive pool and over 14 acres of immaculate gardens, Rippon Lea House & Gardens is the perfect venue for your next function. The many parts of the grounds can be used for garden wedding ceremonies, birthday parties and picnics, family gathering or end-of-year celebrations. The Ballroom is an impressive venue for wedding receptions or corporate entertaining and gala dinners.





  • Purpose built events space

  • Built in A/v

  • High New York Loft style ceilings

  • Parquetry Hardwood Floors

  • Large street-facing windows

  • Feature floral installation on trussing

  • Direct access from new La Trobe Street entrance

  • Heritage interior features

  • Adjacent access to Victoria Gallery

  • Please note that capacities are subject to change due to Covid-19. Contact us below to be informed of most up-to-date restrictions in accordance to Government Guidelines


    “The waitstaff were brilliant, very polite, happy and helpful. Hopefully we can do this again next year.”




Located only ten kilometres from Melbourne’s CBD, this venue offers a sublime setting with fantasy-like features.


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