The Calyx (pron. kal-iks) is one of Sydney’s most unique venues and a hidden jewel in the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.
What type of venue is The Calyx?
An integrated mix of indoor and outdoor areas, The Calyx is the perfect setting for something spectacular. This versatile venue can reinvent itself for every different celebration and will impress and surprise your guests with something beautiful and out of the ordinary venue.
What spaces are available for weddings?
Offering sundrenched areas including an outdoor terrace, perfect for your on-site ceremony or wedding reception under the stars as well as spaces for sit-down ceremonies for up to 160 guests and cocktail events for 400.
This premium venue is truly unusual and is sure to wow your guests. The Calyx can be divided into four separate event spaces including The Foyer, the Function Space, the Exhibition Area and the partially covered, open-air Iris Terrace.
No matter how intimate or large your reception is, all bookings held within The Calyx are exclusive, allowing you to create intimate dining spaces or open up all areas for a dramatic flow through effect for guests.
Elegantly styled food stations are the perfect addition within the exhibition area, allowing guests to enjoy premium hospitality whilst taking in the greenery at their leisure.
In addition, the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney features manicured grounds with Harbour foreshore views. These are only a short walk from The Calyx for beautiful ceremony locations. The venue also boasts the southern hemisphere's largest green wall, with over 18,000 plants arranged into living artworks. Hello perfect photo and first dance backdrop
Do you offer any event packages?
We offer diverse and contemporary food style, with a twist on botanical themes. Guests are offered to indulge in selected seated or cocktail menu. Ranging from grazing feasts, to intricate canapés and flavoursome seated menus. Our head chef ensures the highest quality produce guides the menu with carefully crafted event offerings.
How can you get to the venue?
Conveniently located in the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, the venue is easily accessible by train, bus, ferry. There is also metered parking on Mrs Macquaries Road as well as the nearby Secure Carpark on Macquarie Street.. The venue is also easily reached on foot and is only a short walk from Sydney's CBD.
Want to know what else is happening in the Royal Botanic Garden
Sydney? Be inspired at their upcoming 2018 wedding showcases and open days.. Click here to find out more about the Botanic Gardens Restaurant Wedding Showcase. And here for The Pavilion on the Domain Event & Wedding Open Night.