Perth’s Best BYO Venues for 2021

POSTED ON Jan 6, 2021

If you’re looking for flexibility at your event, why not consider a BYO or self-catering venue? Perth offers a range of venues that will give you the ability to make your event unique. Here’s our pick:

  1. Perth City Farm
  2. The Hen House
  3. The Bell Tower
  4. Nedlands Yacht Club
  5. Cottlesloe Surf Life Saving Club
  6. Burswood Space
  7. Fridays Studio
  8. Cleaver Street & Co Event Space
  9. Swan River Rowing Club
  10. Brookleigh Estate
  11. Maand Up in Fremantle

1. PERTH CITY FARM EVENT SPACE IN EAST PERTH

Warehouse Venue

BYO Alcohol: Yes

Self Catering: Yes

This industrial warehouse style barn in the heart of Perth features a gabled ceiling, character stone and bush-land surroundings. It brings off-beat outback charm to the big smoke.

With exposed metal beams and rustic wood just seven minutes south of the CBD, if you want to strike an organic chord with any modern event-goers, your guests are likely to compliment these converted buildings set amongst modern city life. Whether it’s smashing slices of wedding cake or sipping sophisticated champagne, when it comes to insta-worthy pictures…..this venue is jam-packed with style which can be customized to host anywhere between 50-400 guests indoors or outdoors.

Want more info? Visit here: Perth City Farm

Image Credits: Featured Image at the top of page: The Art Room by Shoshana Kruger Photography. Image below: The Barn by Amanda Alessi Photography

PERTH CITY FARM

2. THE HEN HOUSE IN OSBORNE PARK

Make your event your own

BYO Alcohol: Yes

Self Catering: Yes

Conveniently located in the industrial area of Osborne Park, (yes, that means plenty of parking and no noise restrictions), this unique warehouse venue is waiting for you to throw the party of a lifetime.

With funky art work and the foundation for a great vibe, you can host a unique private or corporate event that your guests will be reminiscing for a long time. Want to bring your party theme to life? This is the place to do it. Offering lots of perks and flexibility, you can bring in your own catering, drinks, music, entertainment and other event suppliers. An in-house sound system offers plug in and play functionality. There is also an outdoor area, a barbecue and fridge.

With a capacity of 80 guests, The Hen House hosts plenty of celebrations, engagements, birthdays, weddings and themed corporate events throughout the year. The venue is hugely popular for bucks and hens parties.

See more info and enquire about The Hen House

warehouse events venue

3. THE BELL TOWER UNIQUE VENUE

An Iconic and Unique BYO & Self Catering Venue

BYO Alcohol: Yes

Self Catering: Yes

In the heart of Perth, close to public transport and the buzz of Elizabeth Quay, this unique and impressive venue will definitely knock the socks off your guests with its striking architecture and breathtaking Swan River views.

It’s an indoor/outdoor function venue that is popular for small wedding ceremonies and receptions, corporate cocktail functions and other celebrations. The Bell Tower offers kitchen facilities to registered catering companies. Other food needs to be prepared offsite or prepared in the function space; grazing tables work well in this instance. Drinks can be delivered to the Tower to make for an easy setup. The Tower requires registered service staff to serve beverages.

Find out more about this unique BYO & self-catering venue

Image by Alana Prosper Photography

BYO Venue

4. NEDLANDS YACHT CLUB RIVERSIDE VENUE

Dreamy Waterfront Location

Self Catering Only

Feel the breeze and watch the sunset from the award-winning Nedlands Yacht Club. A peaceful venue with a lusciously green lawn that’s views from the foreshore over-look sparkling waters are glittered with reflections of the Perth city skyline.

This DIY style venue presents an abundance of choices that can host up to 1500 guests. Think food trucks, teepee’s, glamorous lighting, sofas on the open-lawn or a clear-roof marquee. You can experience the open fresh air with this outdoors venue that allows a set-up of your choice.

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Nedlands Yacht Club

5. COTTLESLOE SURF LIFE SAVING CLUB

Oceanside Corporate & Private Events

Self Catering Only

Overlooking a famous seascape, this multi-purpose space holds loads of potential to socialise within just moments reach of the water, the lawn and the beach.

With easy access to kitchen and bar facilities, the upper-floor of this venue has seen a versatile range of events take place on the waters edge. Let the ocean fuel your vision for a creative event with a capacity of 120 seated or 220 cocktail with a large adjoining deck and balcony area.

Proceeds from the events at this much-loved club support the surf lifesavers.

Find out more about events at Cottesloe Surf Life Saving Club

Cottesloe Surf Life Saving Club

6. BURSWOOD SPACE

Multi-Purpose Warehouse Events Venue

BYO Alcohol: Yes

Self Catering: Yes

This modern and sophisticated BYO venue gets everyone excited, featuring a high roof with exposed trusses, polished concrete floors, original industrial features and vibrant atmosphere.

The entire venue can be exposed or sectioned off into smaller areas for intimate events. Highly versatile when it comes to lighting; choose light and bright for a dance class or moody for a long table event. With plenty of space to furnish and style as you require, be creative or minimalist in this blank canvas gem.

Whether it is a sitting, standing or even a dancing affair, Burswood Space can host product launches, weddings, trade shows, private celebrations, corporate or private functions. This BYO venue has a bar and accessible kitchenette. Located just 5 minutes from Perth CBD and 2 minutes from Crown Casino, it is close to parking and public transport.

Find our more about this Burswood Event Space

Blank Canvas Venue

7. FRIDAYS STUDIO

Studio Venue in West Perth

BYO Alcohol: Yes

Self Catering: Yes

A studio by day; Fridays Studio opens up to host the more innovative event or wedding at night. With its white painted walls, the recycled brick building home is a warehouse full of opportunity to push your creative ideas for any theme.

With 300 msq in the main area and 100 capacity in the second space makes it ideal for events and caterers. The venue is popular with weddings, launch events, corporate parties and workshops. It’s a true blank canvas so everything for your event will need to be brought in.

Find our more about this blank canvas venue

blank canvas venue

8. CLEAVER ST & CO EVENT SPACE IN WEST PERTH

BYO Blank Canvas Warehouse Event Space

BYO Alcohol: Yes

Self Catering: Yes

This converted industrial space is often used as a blank canvas for exhibitions, weddings, private functions and workshops. With a BYO bar, anything your event needs can be brought into the space or matched with a tailored styling and catering package from Styled Notion.

Previously home to metal workers and glass-blowers, it is now filled with natural light, white walls and neutral tones. The stylish wood panelled bar is a welcoming feature for your guests to enjoy

Conveniently located close to Perth CBD, this multi-pupose venue can hold up to 100 guests and has plenty of free parking.

See more info and pics on Cleaver Street: West Perth Blank Canvas Venue

Perth blank canvas event space

9. SWAN RIVER ROWING CLUB WATERFRONT VENUE

Rustic Venue on the Water

BYO Alcohol: Yes

Self Catering: Yes

This rustic building on the river with a shoreline acting as a backdrop, the SRRC rowing club on the Esplanade at Mt Pleasant is a BYO favorite for day and night events.

You can feast on the large balcony overlooking the river, a view just south of the Perth CBD; the SRRC offers a location to pause by the water and connect with nature, family and friends.

It is a timeless venue that features an iconic Swan River outlook, it’s a blend of old and new. Perfect for hosting corporate or private functions; standing cocktail event of 160, or a maximum seated event of 85-100 guests.

Learn more about this venue now: Swan River Rowing Club

Swan River Rowing Club

10. BROOKLEIGH ESTATE BYO WEDDINGS

Self-Catering and BYO Wedding Venue in the Swan Valley

BYO Alcohol: Yes

Self Catering: Yes

A picture-perfect scene, this 80 acre European inspired Country estate is sure to manifest fairytales with its French Chateau style architecture. The Limestone buildings are overlooking a lake, garden and local wineries.

Brookleigh is the only BYO venue in the Swan Valley and can literally be your kingdom for the day. Whatever is on your wish list when it comes to catering style, entertainment, performances or ceremony, they can all be accommodated here.

And if you’re not interested in making every last detail perfect, Brookleigh’s in-house event planner will make sure all is covered.

Total guest list between 50-300 people.

An extra added benefit is the luxury apartment accommodation available that sleeps 36 with beautiful separated Groom and Bride areas.

Find out more about Brookleigh Estate

Brookleigh Estate

11. MAAND UP IN FREMANTLE

Retreats and Small Events

BYO Alcohol: Yes

Self Catering: Yes

Named by a local Noongar elder, “Maand Up” means “Gathering Place” or “Place to Gather”.

Located just a short walk from the cultural heart of Fremantle, Maand Up is a boutique hotel with a new bright meeting space featuring original limestone brick, floor to ceiling windows, fully equipped kitchen and an enclosed alfresco area surrounded by fresh tropical plants.

It’s a cool place to stay and hold your next private dinner, wedding pre party, corporate event, training session, workshop, class and more!

This new meeting space can be hired without the accommodation and pool area for small, bespoke events up to 30 guests standing and 20 guests seated.

The whole property can be hired with the 8 boutique hotel rooms, infinity pool, pool deck, event space, indoor and outdoor kitchen from $1800.

Maand Up Retreats and Bespoke Events

Retreat Venue

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