Engagement Parties At The Lakehouse


Toast to your love story at The Lakehouse, where romance takes centre stage in a setting of timeless elegance. With exclusive use of our indoor and outdoor area, framed by sweeping water views, it’s the perfect setting to celebrate your pending nuptials.

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An Engagement Party to Remember

An engagement party marks the joyful beginning of a couple’s journey towards marriage, and at The Lakehouse, we understand the importance of making this special occasion truly memorable.  We specialise in creating exceptional experiences for engagement parties of all styles. From intimate gatherings to extravagant celebrations, we are committed to crafting an engagement catering experience that reflects the uniqueness of your relationship.

Inclusions Of Venue Hire

  • Flexible room configuration: Round, rectangular, or cocktail tables to suit your preference of seating for a standing or seated celebration
  • Bentwood chairs for comfort and style
  • Linen tablecloths & napkins for an elegant touch
  • Premium crockery, cutlery & glassware for a refined dining experience
  • In-built bar for your convenience
  • Expert bar staff and attentive wait staff ensure seamless service
  • Freedom to select your desired menu
  • The option to set up a bar tab or allow guests to purchase their own drinks
  • Ambient lighting for setting the perfect mood
  • Option to enhance the ambience with fairy lights or additional lighting
  • State-of-the-art technology, including:
    • 3-meter wide motorised projector screen
    • Plug and play Laptop connectivity
    • Live TV option through the projector
    • Multi-zone, in-ceiling speaker system for music playback and announcements
    • Free WiFi for your guests’ convenience
    • Acoustic panels to minimise echo, ensuring exceptional sound quality

Venue Capacity

The Lakehouse holds up to 130 guests for a sit down event, and up to 250 for a standing event. Depending on the size of your guest list, we’ll configure the room to ensure it feels intimate for smaller groups and spacious for large ones. You will have exclusive use of both the indoor and outdoor areas of the venue for an incredible celebration with total comfort.

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Venue Hire Fees

Unlike other venues, we don’t charge a venue hire fee. All we ask is that you reach a reasonable minimum spend on food and beverages.

Monday-Friday 7am–3pm: $1,500
Monday-Friday 3pm–11pm: $3,000
Saturday-Sunday 7am–3pm: $4,000
Saturday-Sunday 3pm–11pm: $6,000

Please note the following service charges apply for events requiring service. These fees cover the set up of the room in your desired layout, professional wait staff to deliver a seamless level of service, and cleaning.

Up to 40 guests: $1,500
41 to 80 guests: $3,000
80 guests or more: $4,500

The Freedom To Style As You Wish

With flexibility in event format, a modern and elegant interior, and the freedom to customise, our venue seamlessly adapts to your unique vision for your engagement party. The extensive outdoor area and balcony provide sweeping water-views. Enjoy the entire venue for your celebration.

The space itself acts as a blank canvas – beautiful on its own, or ready for styling to reflect any theme you envision. You have total freedom to bring in any supplier you wish to style the room exactly how you want it.

Exquisite Menus For Engagement Parties

Our in-house catering team is brought to you by The Blonde Butler, Sydney’s leading event catering experts. Our style is casual and accessible yet incredibly refined, ensuring the guest experience is second to none. Get in touch if you need help deciding what menu will work best for your engagement party. We’ll ensure there is the perfect selection for both adults and kids alike.

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Roaming Canapes For Cocktail Parties

We offer an elegant range of bite-sized canapés that are designed to impress and set the tone for a spectacular celebration. Using premium ingredients, every bite is beautifully crafted to ensure an unforgettable experience. This style of menu is an excellent choice for engagement parties, as your guests will be excited to mingle and talk to you. By bringing food directly to them, conversations won’t be interrupted, allowing them to continue to enjoy the evening.

Grazing Tables

Our grazing tables are a popular choice to enhance the social atmosphere of your engagement party. They create a relaxed and interactive dining experience for guest arrival, supplementing the remainder of your menu to elevate the dining experience to new heights.

Our beautifully arranged tables offer a feast for the senses, and we have several options for selection depending on your preference. Abundant artisanal cheeses, charcuterie and antipasto, fresh seafood bars, or desserts, the nature of grazing tables allows you to offer a diverse range of options while creating a visually spectacular centrepiece in the room for guests to graze at their leisure.

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Sit-down Dining Options

For a more formal affair, our shared dining buffets and plated meals offer a restaurant-quality dining experience to impress. Our team of chefs showcase the finest produce and culinary techniques, delivering a sophisticated menu. From multi-course banquets or buffets, to thoughtfully plated two to three course meals that combine flavours and textures harmoniously. Our commitment to beautiful food ensures that every bite is memorable.

From multi-course banquets or buffets, to thoughtfully plated two to three course meals that combine flavours and textures harmoniously.  Our commitment to beautiful food ensures that every bite is memorable.

Beverages to Elevate Your Celebration

An engagement celebration calls for the necessary beverages. We offer different options to suit your budget, preferences and guests.

Bar Tab Option

Setting up a bar tab gives you flexibility to set the budget and allow your guests to enjoy a variety of beverages until the tab reaches its limit.

Charge on Consumption Basis from In-Built Bar

If you prefer a pay-as-you-go approach, we offer a charge-on-consumption basis from our in-built private bar. Your guests can choose their preferred drinks and pay their own way, allowing you to stick to your budget.

Beverage Packages

Take the hassle out of planning a special occasion with one of our beverage packages. Your guests will have the freedom to have as much or as little as they like within the timeframe agreed by you.

Bespoke Packages

We understand that every engagement party is unique, just like the couple being celebrated. That’s why we offer bespoke catering options for a personalised touch. Our dedicated team of chefs and event planners will work closely with you to understand your budget, style and dietary requirements, ensuring that every dish reflects your taste and vision. Whether you have specific cultural traditions, gluten-free dietary restrictions, or favourite flavours, we will tailor the menu to create a truly personalised experience for you and your guests.

Unforgettable Hospitality

Your unforgettable engagement party begins here at The Lakehouse, where modern sophistication meets natural beauty. Get in touch with us today to start planning your event in Western Sydney’s premier event destination. We are here to make your event feel completely yours.

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