Perth’s Best BYO Venues for 2020

POSTED ON Jun 23, 2020

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 Bell Tower
  3. Nedlands Yacht Club
  4. Cottlesloe Surf Life Saving Club
  5. Burswood Space
  6. Barrett Lane
  7. Cleaver Street & Co Event Space
  8. Swan River Rowing Club
  9. WA Rowing Club
  10. Brookleigh Estate
  11. Kidogo Arthouse
  12. PS Art Space


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



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


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.

More about: Nedlands Yacht Club riverside venue

Nedlands Yacht 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


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


Vineyard Location

BYO Alcohol: Yes

Self Catering: No

Amongst the twirling vines, in a secluded location, Barrett Lane estate is nestled amongst the Swan Valley. A rare setting of an original barn that’s attached to a newer building; a stately venue with walls made entirely of floor to ceiling glass, capturing a widespread view of the landscape.

Amongst Swan Valley’s fruity lanes of greenery; this venue hosts admirable wooden planks that can host 130 cocktail or 80 seated without compromising on intimacy, functionality and class.

With balcony views of the vineyards and a fully equipped function room, the beautifully manicured gardens are the perfect setting for a private dinner, conference, wedding or small show.

Find our more about this BYO Swan Valley venue

Barrett Lane


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


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


Perth City Centre BYO Venue

BYO Alcohol: Yes

Self Catering: No

Walking into the River room at the BYO WA Rowing Club and you will find the perfect view of the city skyline and Swan River. Situated on the water’s edge, it dissolves into a world of its own. The lights are sparkling upon the stillness of the water at night.

Its most regular events include hosting functions from corporate to private events, to weddings and product launches, it can comfortably allow 80 sitting or 130 standing.

The weatherboard and gabled ceiling provides a traditional charm with white and natural wood. With 30 years combined experience in the catering industry, BYO is easily complimented with fresh local produce that’s turned into innovative cuisine. The menu can be provided to suit all tastes and budgets.

More about WA Rowing Club’s BYO function room

WA Rowing Club


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


Unique BYO Venue

BYO Alcohol: Yes

Self Catering: Yes

This unique BYO exhibition space located at the waters edge in Freemantle features two galleries housed in a beautiful, heritage-listed building.

Its rustic setting includes wooden beams, a high ceiling, barn-like look, hardwood floors and original heritage stone walls. It is very popular with creatives, where artwork is often exhibited or celebrated on the decking area overlooking the ocean.

With the ability to host between 10-200 guests, between the indoor heritage building and surrounding courtyard and deck, this beautiful old gallery can host weddings, functions and events for musicians, poets, and authors to stage live performances.

Check out more info on: Kidogo Arthouse

Kidogo Arthouse


BYO Weddings and Events in Fremantle

BYO Alcohol: Yes

Self Catering: Yes

This beautifully restored heritage venue in Fremantle is a large blank canvas gallery space available for hire for private functions. Tailor the space to your event whether it’s a wedding, corporate long table dinner or cocktail event.

The PS events team will work with you to realise the potential of your event in this 600 sqm2 space. The polished concrete floors, original square timber columns, exposed brick wall and white exhibition walls offer a great visual backdrop using their LED track lights.

18th and 21st birthdays are not permitted at PS Art Space.

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Fremantle wedding venue

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