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Gunners' Barracks, End of Suakin Drive, Mosman NSW 2088

Nestled on the picturesque headland at Mosman, Gunners’ Barracks is a charming waterfront setting for a luxury Sydney wedding. Here’s all the useful pointers to consider on your search:

  • Waterfront location with panoramic views over Sydney Harbour
  • Fortified site dating back to the early 1800s, with historical significance
  • Sandstone backdrops and harbour views for idyllic photo opportunities
  • Complimentary car parking withing walking distance of the venue
  • Three unique wedding ceremony locations & an all-weather terrace
  • Five-star dining menus & flexible wedding packages
  • Dedicated Wedding Coordinator included to assist with your plans
  • Wonderful option for Mandap ceremonies, Chuppah ceremonies and Chinese Tea ceremonies

Our Capacity

Flexible venue spaces


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Gunners' Barracks Cocktail Style Reception
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Weddings at Gunners Barracks

Weddings at
Gunners Barracks

For a wedding venue filled with historic charm, elegant interiors and stunning water views, look no further than Gunners’ Barracks. 

Nestled in Georges Heights and overlooking the yacht-dotted city harbour, Gunners’ Barracks is a historic sandstone building boasting old-world charm, classic features and a surreal waterfront terrace that is sure to impress any wedding party.

The luxurious venue has three magical wedding ceremony locations for couples to choose from, each with their own charm and unique aesthetic. With capacity for 130 seated guests and 180 cocktail guests, Gunners’ Barracks can host weddings of all styles for both lunch and evening receptions.

From a pristine location, to five-star food and wine, Gunners’ Barracks offers couples everything they need to ensure their special day is one to remember always.

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Unique features of

Gunners Barracks Wedding Reception Venue

Harbour Terrace

The sensational Harbour Terrace offers sweeping panoramic views across Sydney Harbour and city skyline. The beautiful alfresco space is spectacular for drinks, dining or canapés, and can accommodate for up to 78 seated guests or 180 standing. The terrace is fitted with a heated and retractable roof, allowing the area to be used all year round.

Gunners Barracks Wedding Reception Venue

Harbour View Lawn

The Harbour View Lawn is one of the city’s most idyllic gardens situated on the embankment below Gunners’ Barracks. With magnificent views over the harbour, this a delightful and serene area to say ‘I Do’. This area requires a permit that can be obtained through Sydney Harbour Trust. Ceremonies here suit up to 180 guests.

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Sandstone Courtyard

Centrally located and secluded within the venue, the magical Sandstone Courtyard makes a wonderful outdoor ceremony or dancing area under the canopy of twinkling fairy lights and the star-filled night sky. Boasting a tranquil and romantic setting, the space features magnificent architecture and a sandstone backdrop.

Gunners Barracks Wedding Reception Venue

Main Dining Room

Steeped in history, the beautifully restored Main Dining Room features custom-designed wallpaper and opulent crystal chandeliers. It's an elegant and sophisticated space for celebrations.

Gunners Barracks Wedding Reception Venue

The Drawing Room

Step back in time in the perfectly elegant and private Drawing Room. Set the room as a sophisticated lounge area or transform it into a wedding reception dance floor.


Gunners’ Barracks wedding menus offer a range of food and wine packages which can be tailored to your specific requirements.

Wedding guests will enjoy the delicious flavours of food created by Executive Chef, Nathan Darling, who focuses on bringing the best seasonal fare to his Modern Australian menu and works with only the finest produce. 

The exceptional team at Gunners’ Barracks combine a wealth of knowledge and skills that delivers a world-class dining experience at every wedding reception. Plus, there is a high staff per guest ratio – a key detail that ensures every event runs seamlessly.

Catering Menus

A few selections from our menu

Scallop boudin, pea and parsley risotto, red capsicum
Burrata, heirloom tomatoes, pesto, olive crumb, cold pressed olive oil
Crispy pork belly, pineapple jam, Asian leaves
Pan fried barramundi, cauliflower puree, pine nut, caper and currant salsa
Mirrol Creek lamb rack, pressed shoulder, Israeli cous cous, pomegranate, mint, feta, sumac
Risotto of pumpkin and spinach, muscatel and sage burnt butter
Buttermilk panna cotta, strawberries, matcha pavlova
Lemon tart, lime sorbet
Caramelised pear and frangipane tart, créme fraiche

Wedding Packages

Our customisable packages are great value

Lunch Package

Package Features

3-piece pre-lunch canapes

2 course menu

1 bread roll and tea + coffee

Client wedding cake served with ice cream and coulis

4 hour classic beverage package

Microphone and lectern

Dance floor hire - 4m x 4m

Ceremony hosted on the Harbour Terrace or Sandstone Courtyard + red carpet hire

Gunners' Barracks Wedding Package

Package Features

7 piece pre-dinner canapes

3 course dinner

1 bread roll per person + tea and coffee

Client wedding cake served as petit four portions

6 hour classic beverage package

Microphone and lectern

Dance floor hire - 4m x 4m

Ceremony hosted on the Harbour Terrace or Sandstone Courtyard + red carpet hire

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About Us

A little bit of our history

Originally used as a barracks for artillerymen operating a battery on Georges Head, Gunners’ Barracks is now one of Sydney’s most spectacular waterfront wedding venues offering several unique spaces for wedding ceremonies and receptions. 

Constructed in 1873, the sandstone building has since been magnificently restored into a popular restaurant, tea room, and function venue filled with custom luxury furnishings and opulent Waterford chandeliers.

Nestled in Mosman, just 25 minutes from the city CBD, and overlooking the iconic Sydney Harbour, the waterfront wedding venue is an ideal backdrop for such celebratory events.

Gunners’ Barracks can accommodate weddings from 10 guests up to 180 guests.

The maximum capacity is 130 guests for a seated dinner wedding or 180 guests for a cocktail style wedding at Gunners’ Barracks.

Gunners' Barracks is run by the Grand Pacific Group

Taronga Zoo, Georges Head Lookout, and Sydney Harbour Bridge are all nearby.

Yes, the Harbour Terrace can be used as a cocktails or dining space.

No, but there are a number of hotels nearby.

Gunners’ Barracks is a 25 minute drive from Sydney CBD.

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About Georges Heights in Mosman

Gunners’ Barracks weddings take place in the historical surroundings of Georges Heights in Mosman. Your guests will never fall short of things to explore on Sydney’s beautiful North Shore, with local attractions such as Taronga Zoo, Georges Head Lookout, and Inner Middle Head Battery nearby. Treasured by locals, the area is a great place to explore secluded parklands and some of the city’s best cafes and restaurants.

Gunners’ Barracks proudly offers three unique wedding ceremony locations to choose from, including the magical Sandstone Courtyard, the Harbour Terrace overlooking Chowder Bay, or the popular Harbour View Lawn.

Afterwards, couples and guests can continue the celebrations in the beautifully styled reception room featuring custom luxury furnishings, hand printed Florence Broadhurst wallpaper, and opulent Waterford chandeliers. 

Nearby hotels include Cremorne Point Manor and Meriton Suites North Sydney.