Fondata 1872

Yarra Valley + Dandenong Ranges - VIC, Australia

Price On enquiry
Cocktail 200
Seated 100

About This Venue

Located in the beautiful Yarra Valley, Fondata is set in the stunning rolling hills of Kangaroo Ground. With a focus on Yarra Valley seasonal produce and wines, guests can experience Italian inspired food that showcases the culinary secrets of the Yarra Valley. Garden wedding ceremonies are held on the private lawn with stunning views overlooking the Yarra Valley. Receptions then follow in the historic restaurant with pre-dinner drinks and canapés being served on the terrace. For seated receptions, Fondata offers menus with rustic Italian fare and premium wines. For cocktail style receptions a more relaxed atmosphere and opportunity to move throughout the venue.

Founded in 1872 by Edward and Mary Weller, Fondata is rich in history throughout the venue and surrounding area. Being close to Melbourne, it is the perfect location for your Yarra Valley wedding. Offering a range of options and packages to cater for your special occasion, from small intimate gatherings to large formal events. Fondata is the revival of the iconic Weller’s, a place where city style meets country hospitality.

Allira M.
21 April 2018

“Fondata 1872 held the most memorable day of our lives. From the first meeting with Rebecca (Functions Manager) we felt completely at ease with her in charge of the most important day in our lives. Her warm and approachable personality made all communication so easy and stress free. Nothing was ever too hard or unachievable. In the lead up to our day Fondata was very accommodating to hold meetings whenever we felt the need to revisit the venue, to discuss different elements of our day in detail. On our big day Fondata 1872 was faultless in every way. From the grounds looking perfectly maintained, to the staff having a genuine love to attentive hospitality. The delicious food and wine (still a talking point amongst friends). Our Wedding Day at Fondata was more than we ever dreamt it could be, it was unflawed! We are looking forward to spending many anniversaries here to celebrate and remember our perfect day!’

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Venue Facilities

  • AV system
  • Bar area
  • Bathroom
  • BBQ
  • Bridal change room
  • BYO alcohol
  • BYO catering
  • Camping
  • Chapel
  • Clean-up included
  • Fire pit
  • Generator
  • Kitchen
  • Marquee or Tent
  • No curfew
  • Parking
  • Pet-friendly
  • Pool
  • Power
  • Stage
  • Tables and seating
  • Water
  • Wet weather cover
  • Wheelchair Access
  • WiFi

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