8 Reasons to Book our Wedding Venue

Wedding venue selection, a major decision in your wedding planning journey. The venue sets the tone for your entire wedding and is the decision with the highest investment attached to it. So it’s important to get it right.

There are so many different Tweed Coast wedding venues to choose from. Venues on farms, hinterland venues, waterfront venues, hotels, venues that just host the reception, ceremony only locations and everything in between. We understand that it can be overwhelming trying to decide what is right for you as a couple.

So we thought we would break it down for you and share all the reasons why you should be booking Osteria Weddings to host your dream day.



Osteria is an all inclusive wedding venue. What does this mean? It means, we have two package options that are super simple and straightforward to understand. Our essentials package includes all the essentials you need at the venue. Ceremony and reception hire, ceremony chairs, arbour, reception space, dining tables and chairs, cutlery, plates, napkins, glasses etc. And then a deluxe package that is all of the essentials plus some extra flair. So we don’t hook you in with a venue hire fee and then hit you with 20 other add-ons later. We commit upfront what the investment will be, so there’s no surprises. It’s a common misconception that DIY wedding venues are cheaper, but by the time you add all the bits and pieces necessary for your day, the costs for all inclusive is comparative, and a lot less stressful to organise!

Private garden wedding ceremony



Being part of a hospitality group that manages multiple wedding venues, our team are experienced. Collectively across our five venues (including nearby farm to plate Farm + Co Weddings, our waterfront sister, Tweed Heads venue Ancora Weddings, Botanica Plantation House and our Gold Coast hinterland venue, The Acre, Boomerang Farm) our team have helped deliver over 1,000 weddings. There isn’t much our team hasn’t seen. Not too many issues they haven’t encountered. And none who have more passion for weddings.



From the very start of the day when you’re getting ready with your crew, until you’re peeling yourself away from the dancefloor, you don’t need to leave Osteria. We have everything you need onsite. A Bridal Suite with all the facilities your hair and make up suppliers need, a Groom Room for some darts and cheeky pre ceremony whiskey, a private garden for your ceremony, on site photo location including our white barn doors, bougainvillea archway, the Whiskey Bar and cactus garden. Plus, our beautiful fairy light lit Refinery for your reception. A wedding venue that has it all. Less travel between locations means you have more time to spend with your loved ones and enjoy the party and save money on fancy transport.


We understand every couple is different and every couple has different tastes, so being able to offer multiple wedding menu options is something that’s extremely important to us. And luckily we have the wealth of experience from the hospitality professionals who created renowned restaurants like Taverna (Greek inspired menu), Osteria Casuarina (authentic Italian eatery) and Lolita’s Mexican Cantina (modern Mexican restaurant) to ensure that our menus satisfy even the most fussy foodies. You can choose from the Mediterranean inspired, authentic Italian or fresh and punchy Mexican.


Weddings can be planned down to the minute with every detail considered. But planning the weather, is unfortunately not something in your control. This being the case, it’s important that your wedding has a wet weather back up option just in case. Thankfully, Osteria Weddings can easily transfer your ceremony inside the Refinery with a moments notice. The indoor ceremony is set up just inside the reception space. The curtains are let down so your reception set up remains a surprise for your guests until the big reveal.

rainy day wedding venue ceremony


Weddings and kids can be a tricky one to navigate. You may want some kids involved in your ceremony but when it comes to the party, you want your guests to be able to relax and have fun without having to manage behaviour, complaints and possible tantrums from little ones. Kakes & Biscuits are the perfect solution for this dilemma and we’re so lucky to have them on site at our venue. The professional team at Kakes & Biscuits will look after and entertain the kids with craft, art and creative activities until the grandparents and babysitters have enjoyed the reception formalities. 


Perfectly nestled between the Gold Coast and Byron Bay, Osteria is centrally located on the Tweed Coast in Casuarina. Surrounded by an array of Kingscliff and Cabarita Beach accommodation options. Plus some of the most iconic wedding photo locations on the coast, including Cabarita headland and Casuarina Beach.

Bride + groom headland

8. We Have Special Offers

If you’re on a tight budget, or just looking to save some more money to spend on your honeymoon, we always have some special offers available, like discounted venue packages for Sunday – Thursday weddings, as well as reduced minimum spend requirements for midweek weddings. Enquire about our specials here.

If you’re still not quite sure if Osteria is for you, there’s no better way to get the true feeling of what it would be like to get married at Osteria than coming to see our venue in person. Contact us here to book a venue tour.

If you can’t make it in person, we also do virtual tours and Facetime/Zoom appointments. And you can request our complete weddings kit here for more information.


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