Sri Lankan Weddings at Leonda By The Yarra

Step into the enchanting world of Leonda By The Yarra, where the allure of timeless elegance converges with the breathtaking beauty of the Yarra River, creating the ideal setting for your Sri Lankan wedding. Nestled in the heart of Melbourne, our venue seamlessly blends classic luxury with the rich traditions of Sri Lanka.

As your premier Sri Lankan wedding venue, Leonda By The Yarra offers an array of exquisite event spaces, from the grandeur of the Ballroom to the intimate charm of the Garden Room, both adorned with picturesque river views. Each space provides a perfect backdrop for your joyous celebration.

Let our seasoned team of experts guide you through the planning journey, ensuring that every detail of your Sri Lankan wedding mirrors your unique style and cherished heritage. From crafting custom menus to incorporating traditional decor, we are dedicated to bringing your vision to life.

Join us in celebrating your love story at Leonda By The Yarra, your unrivaled Sri Lankan wedding venue, where every moment becomes a cherished memory. Explore our offerings and envision the extraordinary tapestry of your wedding unfolding by the serene river’s edge. Welcome to a realm of luxury, tradition, and unforgettable moments.

The Ballroom

The Ballroom at Leonda By the Yarra, our largest event space, is the perfect canvas for hosting grand receptions ranging from 150 to 1000 guests. Its adaptable layout effortlessly caters to your desired guest count, promising a memorable celebration in a luxurious setting.

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Welcome to the Ballroom at Leonda By The Yarra, a grand canvas for your grand Sri Lankan wedding. Our spacious, elegant ballroom, adorned with high ceilings, is designed to host large celebrations with grace.

We understand the significance of your cultural traditions and are here to help you craft an event that respects your heritage while providing modern comfort. Whether you’re planning traditional ceremonies or a luxurious reception, our experienced team will assist in customising every detail, from Sri Lankan cuisine to decor and lighting.

At Leonda By The Yarra, your grand love story finds a grand stage. Welcome to a world of magnificence, where your Sri Lankan wedding dreams come true in our Grand Ballroom..

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

The Garden Room

For couples planning an elegant and intimate Sri Lankan wedding, the Garden Room at Leonda By The Yarra is a cherished find. Offering space for 60 to 275 guests, it sets the ideal stage for your momentous celebration.

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Welcome to the Garden Room at Leonda By The Yarra, a charming setting for your intimate Sri Lankan wedding. Nestled by the picturesque Yarra River, this intimate space provides a serene backdrop for your special day.

Small weddings hold their own unique charm, and the Garden Room, with its cozy ambiance and riverside views, is ideal for celebrating with your closest family and friends.

Our experienced team is dedicated to crafting an event that honours your heritage while offering modern comforts. Whether you envision a traditional ceremony or an elegant reception, the Garden Room is your canvas for a personal and heartfelt experience.

Celebrate your intimate love story in a setting that captures the essence of your Sri Lankan heritage. The Garden Room at Leonda By The Yarra awaits to create cherished memories. Welcome to a world of intimacy, where your smaller Sri Lankan wedding dreams come to life.

A Garden Room Love Tale

Step Inside The Ballroom


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

Discover our enchanting courtyard at Leonda By The Yarra, perfect for your Sri Lankan wedding. Breathtaking river views, open-air elegance, and versatile customisation options create a picturesque setting for your cherished memories.

The Marble Bar

At Leonda By The Yarra, the Marble Bar is the perfect setting for your civil or Poruwa ceremony. We embrace and accommodate your cultural traditions with one-hour setup access, ensuring your special day is nothing short of perfection. Celebrate with us and make every moment unforgettable.

The Ballroom

Discover grandeur in the Ballroom at Leonda By The Yarra, a perfect setting for your Sri Lankan wedding ceremonies. With its opulent ambiance, traditional touches, and culinary excellence, it’s the canvas for your customs and cherished moments.

Leonda went above and beyond for our wedding! The guests were raving about the food, drinks and venue! From the start they were amazing to work with and made sure it was all possible for us! Thank you for making our wedding a night to remember!


We had the best time celebrating our wedding at Leonda by the Yarra - the garden room was fabulous and the food was phenomenal!


Commitment and dedication to ensuring the client had the most amazing experience from start to finish!


Fantastic food, service and extremely accomodating staff! Big thanks to Dylan for going above and beyond for the bridal table and having an outstanding manner and friendly service :)


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