Indian Weddings at Leonda By The Yarra

Embark on an extraordinary journey of love and devotion at Leonda By The Yarra, your premier Indian wedding venue. Set against a picturesque riverside backdrop, our esteemed venue seamlessly blends opulence and elegance, providing the perfect setting for your dream Indian wedding.

Within the heart of Leonda, we comprehend the profound significance of each ritual, the magnetic allure of cultural heritage, and the imperative nature of crafting enduring memories. Our venue presents a harmonious mix of spaces, from the captivating Garden Room to the grandeur of the Ballroom and the tranquil appeal of the Courtyard.

As a testament to our unwavering commitment to authenticity, our Chef de cuisine is a culinary artisan hailing from the heart of India. Devoted to curating an exquisite menu that pays homage to your cherished traditions, our culinary offerings are designed to tantalize your senses and elevate your celebration to unparalleled heights. At Leonda By The Yarra, experience the epitome of Indian wedding elegance and authenticity, where dreams come to life in an enchanting blend of tradition and celebration.

Elevate Your Indian Reception in the Ballroom

Our Ballroom, the largest space at Leonda By The Yarra, is your canvas for hosting Indian receptions ranging from 150 to 1000 guests. With its versatile layout, it adapts seamlessly to accommodate your preferred guest numbers, ensuring an unforgettable celebration in opulent surroundings.

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Our Ballroom is the epitome of modern elegance, featuring a bright, pillar-free space with breathtaking floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook the serene waters. With its high ceilings and private entrance leading to the grand Marble Bar, it sets the stage for a grand reception.

As you step inside, the Ballroom unveils its classic charm, revealing a spacious interior with a generous dance floor and panoramic views of Melbourne’s iconic Yarra River through the expansive windows.

For an unforgettable touch, consider making a splash with a private jetty entrance or exit by boat, adding a show-stopping element to your Indian reception that will leave your guests in awe. It’s the perfect canvas for a truly opulent and unique celebration.

Space features:

  • Capacity of between 150 and 480 seated with a dancefloor
  • 4m high windows overlooking the riverbanks
  • Private balcony with views of the Leonda Landing jetty
  • Large bar area suitable for canapés and pre-event drinks
  • VIP Room with bathroom facilities for the wedding party
  • Separate raised stages for the head table and the band/DJ

Discover Romance in the Garden Room

For Indian wedding couples seeking an intimate yet elegant setting, our Garden Room at Leonda By The Yarra is a hidden gem. With a capacity ranging from 60 to 275 guests, it provides the perfect backdrop for your special day.

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Elevate your Indian wedding to a new level of sophistication within Leonda By The Yarra’s Garden Room. This intimate setting, flooded with natural light and offering captivating views of the Yarra River, is ideal for hosting smaller weddings.

Begin your special day with a traditional ceremony in our serene courtyard, surrounded by native Australian flora and the tranquil Yarra River. Inside the Garden Room, you can host the main event, where tables adorned in crisp white linens complement the lush evergreen backdrop, providing a picturesque setting for Indian wedding traditions.

For a truly memorable exit, consider making a grand departure via our private jetty, adding a touch of opulence to your celebration. At Leonda, we are committed to crafting exceptional experiences. Our team of skilled chefs will create a culinary journey that pays homage to Indian traditions, impressing your taste buds with every bite.


At Leonda we have thought of EVERYTHING (and we mean EVERYTHING) to ensure that your special day is everything you dreamed of and more. From the moment you first visit us, all the way through to the Big Day, nothing is too big or small for our team to handle to ensure that your wedding journey is seamless.

The Lead Up

  • Assistance in visualising your dream wedding through personal consultations with an event executive
  • Unlimited meetings and discussions with your dedicated wedding coordinator to bring your vision to life
  • After-hours coordination support until 9pm, as we work around your schedule
  • Complimentary invitation to our group menu and wine tasting evening for you both and four guests
  • Easy to use checklists and information packs to ensure planning is a breeze
  • Inspiration and tips from our blog and social media sites
  • Access to our exclusive preferred supplier list
  • Drop off and storage of items the week prior to your wedding day

The Big Day

  • Personal wedding party waiter provided to tend to your every need
  • VIP parking for parents and wedding cars
  • Umbrellas for parking attendants to escort your guests to cover
  • Guest liaison to welcome guests and direct them to your wedding
  • Door person to greet your guests and add a touch of elegance
  • Fully briefed event manager to guarantee that your perfect day, as discussed with your dedicated wedding coordinator, is delivered
  • Well groomed & professional waiters in a bespoke uniform
  • Set up of your place cards or any wedding favours
  • Canapés and beverages served in the VIP room to the wedding party
  • Your wedding cake cut and served on platters
  • Cake table with a cake knife and champagne flutes
  • Cake bags, so your guests can take a piece home
  • A dedicated area for pre-drinks allowing for a striking room reveal
  • Raised stage for wedding table
  • Raised stage for band
  • Circular tables to seat up to ten guests
  • Premium quality lounge furniture; ottomans, tables and stools
  • Fresh white or black table cloths, underlays & napkins
  • ​​Black or white fitted chair covers with your choice of satin or organza sashes in a variety of colours
  • Selection of beautiful table centrepieces
  • Personalised table menus, including beverage list
  • Leonda branded table numbers
  • Choice of guest list board between modern pin board and classic white easel
  • Classic white venue flowers
  • Bouquet vases on the wedding table to keep flowers fresh and add to wedding table decoration
  • Access to our own private jetty, adorned with outdoor lanterns with candles
  • All dietary requirements catered for
  • Children’s high chairs with colouring books and pencils
  • Free on-site parking available
  • Cloak room facilities
  • Private VIP room with drawers of amenities
  • Safety deposit box available in VIP room for monetary gifts and valuables
  • Lectern and microphone for speeches
  • WiFi complimentary upon request
  • Two hour complimentary bump in prior to the event commencing and one hour bump out post event
  • No enforced security and associated costs
  • No enforced cleaning fees

With prices in 2025 ranging between $180 – $265 per person, the team will work with you to find a day and season that fits within your budget.

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Celebrate Your Love

The Courtyard

From civil weddings to traditional ceremonies with a Mandap and sacred flame, our serene Courtyard overlooks the Yarra River, providing a picturesque backdrop for your ceremony. Embrace tradition and nature as your love story unfolds in this enchanting space.

The Marble Bar

Elevate your Indian ceremony to an unparalleled level of grandeur. With its timeless marble elegance, our Marble Bar offers a regal setting where traditions come to life amidst lavish surroundings. Your love story deserves the royal treatment, and it begins here.

The Ballroom

Step into an opulent realm where tradition thrives and dreams unfold. Our Ballroom transforms into a haven of cultural reverence, complete with a majestic Mandap. With its grandeur and elegance, it’s the perfect stage for your Indian ceremony, a fusion of love and tradition.

Perfect service, perfectly executed night, beautiful venue, delicious food, lovely staff! List goes on and on


Melbourne Event Group made our wedding process and day so seamless and all the staff went above and beyond!


Maria, Jen, Malachi and the team at Leonda by the Yarra were exceptional. They helped create one of the most memorable days for us! Everything was fantastic!


From the moment we booked at Leonda the staff were all so helpful and accomodating when creating our special day!


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