At a Glance
Nestled within bushland at Georges Height, Mosman
Spectacular Sydney Harbour views
Onsite ceremony locations
Exclusive use of Gunners’ Barracks
Dedicated event coordinator
Pre reception area for drinks and canapés
Complimentary guest parking
Staff ratio of 1-15 (well above the industry average of 1-25)
Unique photo opportunities
Wet weather option for ceremonies
All food prepared in house for menus
40 to 130 guests seated banquet
180 guest cocktails reception
Seclusion, romance & vintage charm
Gunners’ Barracks is a beautiful, historic sandstone building that boasts elegant, old-world charm, stunning interiors and superb views of Sydney Harbour. Nestled on the edge of Georges Heights, Mosman, this former military barracks constructed in 1873, captivates couples with its intimate setting, classic style and breathtaking views.
Couples will be delighted by the choice of 3 unique ceremony locations, a stunning harbour terrace and beautifully styled main dining room that will be exclusively yours for your reception.
Wedding ceremonies can be hosted within the venue in the Sandstone Courtyard or on the Harbour Terrace overlooking Chowder Bay. A third and popular option available is the lower Harbour view lawn.
The Harbour terrace, fitted with a heated, retractable roofing system, allows the area to be used all year round. It provides family and friends with a very special area to enjoy uninterrupted views of Sydney Harbour while drinks and canapes are served prior to your reception. The main dining room vaunts a soft, light colour palette and modern, updated design features including custom designed carpets, wallpaper and curtains, offset with stunning Waterford crystal chandeliers.
Wedding guests will enjoy the delicious flavours of food created on the premises by executive chef, Nathan Darling, who sources only the highest quality ingredients for the contemporary Australian menu. Guests will also enjoy the tradition of excellence in service, delivered by a team of professionals that take great pride in creating memorable experiences.
Another unique feature is the opportunity to set your dance floor outside in the sandstone courtyard beneath a fairy light canopy and twinkling stars. The perefct way to end to your fairy tale wedding.
With capacity for 130 guests seated and 180 for a cocktail reception, Gunners’ Baracks is well suited to host weddings of all styles. Dedicated event staff work closely with you ensuring your reception details are meticulously planned and a flawless event is executed. From the moment you engage Gunners’ Barracks everlasting memories will be created that will stay with you forever.
There are magnificent photo opportunities in and around the venue, with a stunning location shot at Georges Heights Lookout.
A range of packages can be tailored to your specific requirements with the Executive Chef and Sommelier available to customise a food and wine menu suitable for your individual needs.
Site inspections are available by appointments Monday to Saturday.
Winter Wedding packages are offered during the months of May to August.
Lunch wedding packages are also available.
This is a venue that will exceed all your expectations.
Gunners Barracks in Mosman, New South Wales, boasts an exclusive, heritage location with views of Sydney Harbour, Australia. The restaurant hosts wedding ceremonies and receptions. The venue can seat 130 guests or accommodate up to 180 guests for a cocktail style reception.
Weddings at Gunners Barracks
Wedding ceremonies on the lower lawn, Sandstone Courtyard, or Harbour Terrace are followed by a reception in the Reception Room. The room features custom luxury furnishings, hand printed Florence Broadhurst wallpaper, and Waterford chandeliers. Sandstone Courtyard adjoins the Drawing Room, and Harbour Terrace opens out from the Main Dining Room.
Gunners Barracks is a Grand Pacific Group venue. Wedding details are arranged by a team of the premium hospitality group’s wedding planners. The culinary team creates menus that draw on British and French influences. Specialties include fresh baked bread and handmade petit fours.
Accommodation and Tourist Attractions
Accommodation options in Mosman range from 5-star hotels like Sheraton On The Park to lodges like Glenferrie Lodge, a nineteenth century heritage guesthouse. Swissotel Sydney is within walking distance to all of Sydney’s famous landmarks and cultural attractions. Nearby Cockatoo Island offers glamping for those who enjoy the outdoors.
Mosman Walks guide visitors through the area, past interesting sites. The Bradleys Head to Chowder Bay Walk goes past Taronga Zoo to the beach and cafés at Chowder Bay. The Mosman Bay to Cremorne Point Walk features gardens and grand heritage mansions. Georges Heights Lookout, located near the hotel, looks out across Manly, Vaucluse, and Sydney Harbour.