Wedding Venues Yarra Valley

Fondata 1872

  • Capacity
    50 - 90

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Fondata 1872 Capacity

Min. 50 - Max. 90
Min. 50 - Max. 90

Fondata 1872 Features

What is the type of venue?
Restaurant Weddings
What style is your venue?
Affordable Boutique Contemporary
What kind of scenery is your venue set in?
What kind of reception types does the venue offer?
Cocktail Dining
Which types of catering options do you offer?
In-house catering
What kind of services, facilities and amenities do you offer?
AV system Dance Floor Parking Wet weather cover Wheelchair Access Audio Equipment Tables Music Photos Food

Fondata 1872 Features

What catering services does your venue provide?
Buffet Cocktail Reception Dessert Plated
What type of cuisine do you offer?
What kind of bar service does your venue provide?
House Beer Limited Bar Outside Alcohol Premium Liquor Specialty Beer

Fondata 1872 Frequently Asked Questions

What is the guest capacity of Fondata 1872?

Fondata 1872 has a maximum capacity of 90 people for a dinner wedding and a maximum capacity of 90 people for a cocktail wedding.

What kind of services and facilities are offered in Fondata 1872?

Fondata 1872 provides events such as audio equipment, photos, av system, music, dance floor, wet weather cover, tables, parking, wheelchair access and food.

What kind of events does the Fondata 1872 carry out?

Apart from weddings, Fondata 1872 provides services such as ceremony, reception, engagement party, after party and rehearsal dinner.

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About Fondata 1872

If you are a fan of garden weddings, Italian cuisine, beautiful views all set in a history filled environment; Fondata 1872 brings all that in one place. Perfectly nestled in the hills of Kangaroo Ground in the iconic Yarra Valley, approximately 45 minutes from the CBD. Fondata 1872 was originally founded by Mary and Edward Weller as Cobb & Co circa 1872. The rich history it is has accumulated over the years permeates the grounds, the wine on offer, and hospitality from the professional team to make your day elegant.

Facilities and Capacity

Fondata 1872 has recently seen a renovation to it to add a more contemporary touch while keeping the cosiness of the countryside very vivid. A well-manicured lawn overlooking the Yarra valley sets the tone for the ceremony which is followed up a reception in Fondata 1872’s traditional restaurant.
● Ceremony at Fondata comes with the picturesque background of Yarra Valley and manicured lawns. It has 40 classic bentwood chairs and plenty of standing capacity to be surrounded by your dearest ones while you are reading your promises.
● Dining room turns out to be a perfect reception venue with its up to 100 guests capacity in seated order or 160 in cocktail style. It delicately balances a glimpse of the modern and the folklore of the venue. Additional decorations, as per your preference, are offered with a bias towards environmental options.


● Wedding coordinator to arrange everything about your wedding
● A comprehensive wedding package with various options to meet your taste and ideas
● Signing table on your ceremony
● The dance floor in the bar area with plenty of space
● In house sound system and wireless microphone
● Free on-site parking including disabled
● Projection systems or television options for slide shows
● Placement of menus, name cards or bonbonnieres
● Wet weather cover in for the garden ceremony
● Wheelchair access to make your event hospitable to all

In-House Catering

Fondata 1872 offers a variety of dishes, especially in Italian cuisine, to cater up on your wedding day. Family style or served options are available in different menus with pre-arranged all dietary requirements. Couples have a chance to taste the dishes and select the menu before their wedding day. Also, there is a very extensive beverage package option that can cover all of your guests’ preferences.

Fondata 1872 has exceptional services that are testified to by the positive reviews. The venue gives you a memorable experience at a remarkable price. To get started on the planning and for any inquiries, simply fill in the form below.

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    150 Eltham-Yarra Glen Rd, Kangaroo Ground VIC 3097

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