Peter Canisius House
North Shore wedding venue 

Affordable Weddings In Sydney

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Peter Canisius House offers DIY Weddings!

Unlike any other wedding venue in Sydney, this unique site offers:

  • A quiet, safe, beautiful, leafy location on the North Shore
  • Five acres of spacious, landscaped grounds for the wedding and photos
  • An intimate chapel
  • Flexibility for you to create your own menu with our professional chef
  • Affordable event, BYO drinks, no corkage
  • Free on-site parking
  • Accommodation available from $76 per person per night
  • Dining room seats one hundred people
  • Individual attention given to the event

Peter Canisius House is Sydney’s ultimate affordable wedding venue!

Are you seeking an affordable venue where you can plan-your-own wedding, or have your own wedding planner do it for you in Sydney? Do you want an exquisitely memorable day without all the unnecessary fuss and expense?
Would you prefer an outdoor ceremony that has an on-site beautiful chapel as a back-up plan?
Does a one-stop venue for ceremony, reception, photos and accommodation appeal to you?

THEN Peter Canisius House is for you!!!


Use of the site: from $5000
Includes –

  • Chapel or outdoor space for the ceremony
  • Reception room for 100, round tables and chairs, white linen tablecloths
  • Outdoor spaces for photography
  • Bathroom facilities
  • Ice, ice buckets and fridge space for drinks
  • Hall for dancing, mingling, AV presentations etc
  • Tea and coffee
  • Cutting of wedding cake and serving on platters
  • Parking

BYO and self-serve drinks, no corkage charge, glasses provided
No self-catering options exist

Discuss your ideal food choices with our friendly team who will quote you accordingly – anything’s possible! We can cater to all dietary requirements. Some suggestions can be found below:

Canapés: Cost per head: from $30
select five of the following: served with dipping sauces

  • Mini spring rolls                     
  • Spinach and ricotta triangles
  • Mini vol-au-vents
  • Mini quiches
  • Mini pizzas
  • Samosas
  • Sushi
  • Tempura fish cocktails 
  • Crumbed calamari rings
  • Spicy Mini meatballs                                                             

Buffet-style meal: Cost per head from $60
For every 50 people, allow one main meal, one pasta dish, two salads, two vegetables and one dessert

Main meal

  • Roast Pork Leg with Crispy Crackling
  • Roast Seasoned Lamb
  • Rare Roast Beef
  • Roast Herbed Chicken
  • Coconut Chicken Curry
  • Beer Battered Fish Fillet
  • Grilled Fish Fillet topped with Tomato Salsa
  • Baked Vegetable Stacks


  • Tortellini Napolitano
  • Vegetarian Lasagne
  • Fettuccine Alfredo
  • Tagliatelle Alla Boscaiola
  • Penne in Curry Cream with Roast Pumpkin and Coriander
  • Spinach and Cheese Ravioli in Light Cream Pesto and Sautéed Leek


  • Steamed Broccoli and Sautéed Mushrooms
  • Stir-fried Asian Greens in Ginger and Soy
  • Roast Vegetable selection
  • Steamed Seasonal vegetables
  • Green Bean Mix
  • Blistered Cherry Tomatoes
  • Garlic Cheesy Potato Gratin
  • Spinach, Kale and Onion


  • Caesar-Style Cos with Cherry Tomatoes
  • Baby Spinach, Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Shaved parmesan
  • Roast Eggplant and Ginger tossed with Mescalin Lettuce
  • Couscous with Sweet Potato and Honey Yoghurt
  • Fresh Mixed Garden Salad
  • Greek Style Salad with Crispy Lettuce
  • Lemon Quinoa Salad
  • Coleslaw with Coriander


  • Tiramisu
  • Chocolate Mousse
  • Freshly-sliced Fruit platter
  • Sticky date Pudding with Custard
  • Rhubarb and Apple Crumble
  • Cheese selection with dried fruits and crackers

The dedicated team at Peter Canisius House understand that every couple is unique and for this reason we want to listen to the type of occasion you are seeking and match this according to your tastes, budget and number of guests. Please contact us and make an appointment to meet with our team. Costs are based on prices at December 2015 & include GST, however prices are subject to change and Peter Canisius House reserves the right to increase its costs at any time.


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102 Mona Vale Road
Pymble NSW 2073 Australia
Phone: (02) 9488 4524

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