At a Glance
The Refectory is located only 30 minutes from Melbourne’s CBD surrounded by 10 acres of spectacular gardens and the historic Werribee Mansion.
A modern interior with luxury furnishings, gardens for your ceremony and stunning Mansion as a backdrop for your wedding photography.
A dedicated event manager will work with you and your suppliers to ensure your day runs smoothly, so you can relax with your guests.
Enjoy Bursaria Fine Foods award-winning dining experience and service.
Caters for intimate celebrations, up to 150 guests with dance floor and 300 guests for a cocktail style event.
Weddings at The Refectory by Bursaria
The Refectory is the perfect venue for your wedding and has become one of Werribee’s most sought-after wedding venues.
Host your garden ceremony in the picturesque grounds, enjoy pre-dinner drinks and canapés overlooking the Mansion and then move inside to enjoy Bursaria’s award-winning menu as you celebrate with family and friends.
Choose from a variety of ceremony locations within the surrounding gardens featuring the parterre, rose garden, lake and formal lawns. The Refectory also offers ceremonies inside the Mansion with exclusive use of the main hallway and grand staircase creating a classic backdrop for your ceremony.
With an extensive refurbishment, The Refectory combines heritage features with modern touches including designer chandeliers, high ceilings and luxurious furnishings.
The Refectory by Bursaria offers an award-winning dining experience. "We believe a shared enjoyment of wonderful food is central to any great party – it brings people together and creates unforgettable moments."
Bursaria’s passion for creating memorable events combined with its award-winning catering, professional service and friendly team makes every celebration at The Refectory truly unforgettable.
The Refectory Werribee Park is located in Werribee South, Victoria. Werribee Park showcases a nineteenth century Australian pastoral empire. The Refectory, adorned with designer chandeliers and luxurious furnishings, presents heritage features like high ceilings. Wedding ceremonies and receptions are hosted amongst the Victorian era surroundings.
Weddings at The Refectory Werribee Park
Garden wedding ceremonies take place in the parterre, ornamental lake, glasshouses, and formal lawns. Mansion wedding ceremonies feature exclusive use of the main hallway and grand staircase. Receptions take place in The Refectory, which seats up to 150 guests, or in The Barn, an intimate space which features original trusses, exposed brick walls, and barn doors.
An Event Manager assists with wedding preparations. Bursaria Fine Foods, the caterer for the venue, creates seasonal grazing menus to share as well as plated and cocktail style menus. The culinary team uses seasonal produce to create innovative food concepts.
Accommodation and Estate Amenities
The Mansion Hotel and Spa has 91 sophisticated guest rooms. Junior Suites, Superior Rooms, and Heritage Rooms are offered. Hotel amenities include a pool and a gym as well as the Billiard Room and the Library. The Day Spa features a traditional Hammam chamber.
The Werribee Park estate included residential and working buildings that supported a large farm workforce. Today, the estate is a tourist attraction that is run by Parks Victoria. The estate includes the Victoria State Rose Garden, Werribee Park National Equestrian Centre, Werribee Open Range Zoo, Sculpture Walk, Heritage Orchard, and Shadowfax Winery.