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Venue Hire Costs
|5 hour venue hire|
|Included Room Hire||Contact venue /hour Extension|
|$1000 Deposit||Minimum spend required|
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At Bimbadgen, we love the challenge of making every little detail of your wedding unforgettable, and helping create an event seamlessly and effortlessly towards a perfect beginning…
November – April
Bimbadgen is a concert venue. Please be aware that Bimbadgen concert season is usually between November – April. As per the wedding/event contract a concert may fall out of these months. Please read the wedding/event contract carefully and the Wedding & Events Coordinator will be happy to discuss any items with you.
Bimbadgen does not book Saturday weddings from November – April.
*15% Surcharge on Public Holidays
Bimbadgen wedding/event minimum spend as per the wedding/event contract excludes Bimbadgen accommodation spend. Accommodation bookings must be booked directly with the accommodation manager at Bimbadgen and an immediate deposit is required.
Bimbadgen has won 3 national tourism awards.
Esca Bimbadgen, was named Restaurant and Catering Association NSW’s Best Tourism Restaurant in Northern NSW as well as being awarded the highly acclaimed Gold award for Tourism Restaurants and Catering Services at the QantasLink Hunter & Central Coast Tourism Awards 2013.
Have your reception in the multi-award winning restaurant, Esca. There are seated reception & cocktail options to suit every style of wedding complemented with Bimbadgen wines.
Our menus are designed to provide you with a variety of choice and flexibility while also maintaining Esca Bimbadgen’s high culinary standards for yourselves and your guests. Our team of highly skilled chefs adapt their menus to suit the changing seasons, guaranteeing fresh produce of the highest quality. Menu selections can be made from the seasonal menu in the months prior to your wedding date and depending on availability.
Please enquire about the benefits of joining Club Bimbadgen. Not only do you receive fantastic offers on our new release wines from the cellar door but Weddings booked by our Club Bimbadgen Members receive complimentary Bimbadgen Sparkling Semillon Piccolos at each guest’s place setting.
A Club not just about wine but about Lifestyle, helping you celebrate your day.
Food & Drinks Packages
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Esca Bimbadgen Restaurant
The Esca Bimbadgen dining room is an elegantly appointed and spacious area with 270 degree views from within the room and rolling out from the veranda to the glorious horizon. This provides the breathtaking views that make the perfect backdrop for your reception.
After the official proceedings of your event, the veranda can then be transformed into a spacious dance floor, overlooking the lower terrace and pergola.
We can assist you in engaging the best detail specialist such as florists, decorators etc, that the Hunter Valley and surrounding areas can provide. Please see our suppliers and services list within this package.
Maximum capacity 110 pax.
Weddings to suit small groups
The Esca Private Dining Room is an exclusive retreat situated adjacent to the Esca dining room and bar. With its own clean burning fireplace, semi-enclosed balcony and private access bar and staff, the Esca Bimbadgen Private Dining room also features a wall of fine wines. This room is an excellent choice for more formal or intimate gatherings, and the ultimate space to entertain the most discerning clients or guests.
Maximum capacity 24 pax.
The Bunker – Private Dining Room
The Bunker – Private Dining Room is a new and exclusive dining destination within the Bimbadgen Winery, offering an intimate space full of old world character. A range of menu options are available, from an indulgent degustation menu or 2 or 3 course set menu through to casual cocktail. Bookings within The Bunker Private Dining are exclusive use of this room for your group. From intimate group dinners through to catered private wine tastings, discover Bimbadgen’s newest destination.
Maximum capacity 24 pax.
To make the planning of your special day easier for both you and your partner we can supply you with little extras to theme your celebration.
• Bimbadgen Sparkling Semillon Piccolos used as Bonbonniere – $6.50 each
Wedding Day Access
On the day of your wedding/event please be aware that Esca Restaurant is open for lunch therefore; venue set-up begins from 3:30pm/4:00pm onwards. Access to Esca Bimbadgen Restaurant is from 6pm, however your package may commence in the Bimbadgen Cellar Door Courtyard prior to this time.
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|Decorations included in packages|
|Venue will set up|
Our beautifully landscaped gardens and vineyards with panoramic views are yours to use as part of your package with us at Bimbadgen.
Choose the perfect place for your ceremony, from our grassy Cellar Door courtyard, to our famous Green overlooking the Barrington Tops or simply between some blocks of Shiraz, the choice is yours.
As part of your ceremony we supply 20 chairs and a clothed signing table, but to make your ceremony extra special we also offer the below ceremony options:
The above is all supplied and set up for you by our professional Esca Bimbadgen Team for $1200
Nestled into the vineyards on the estate is our Homestead and Cottage. Both are comfortable and well appointed to look after your every need during your stay. Filled with old world charm and character, they both include BBQ facilities and a shared access swimming pool.
Please note that these need to be booked separately to your Reception, and are subject to availability. Club Bimbadgen rates are offered to all Wedding guests.
Homestead & Cottage
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|Number of rooms||6|
Our very popular Homestead has been designed with a special sense of indulgence in mind.
A contemporaty version of the classic Australian homestead, it is a luxury-styled accommodation; with three double bedrooms (two of which feature king-sized beds which can be split into two singles on request) and a bathroom downstairs, featuring claw foot bath and shower facilities. The spacious master bedroom is upstairs has a luxurious spa, shower, lounge and TV/CD/DVD entertainment unit.
The Homestead sleeps up to 8 people.
The kitchen is fully equipped with kitchen utensils, microwave, oven, dishwasher and formal and casual dining and living areas. Tea/coffee making facilities and light breakfast items are available for guests.
In the large open-plan living area, we have a games board and billiard table with two wood fireplaces that are perfect for relaxing evenings. The spacious family room also contains a stereo and TV/CD/DVD including Foxtel. Large windows allow for guests to take in the panoramic views over the vineyard and to experience the peace and tranquillity of the surrounding area.
All linen and towels are supplied. There is an in-ground swimming pool, available with spa at one end for those hot summer days and a BBQ and outdoor setting for alfresco dining.
Comfortably and elegantly furnished, the Bimbadgen Homestead is self contained and available for long or short-term bookings.
Adjacent to the Bimbadgen Homestead is the smaller but still comfortably furnished Bimbadgen Cottage.
The Bimbadgen Cottage contains two double bedrooms, kitchen, dining and lounge area offering panoramic views. The lounge area is equipped with CD stereo and TV/DVD including Foxtel. The Cottage sleeps up to 4 persons.
Light breakfast items and tea/coffee making facilities are available for guests. The bathroom features a claw foot bath for your relaxation.
There is a BBQ and outdoor setting provided for those that enjoy outdoor dining and residents also have use of the outdoor swimming pool.All linen is supplied. It also is self contained and available for long or short-term bookings.
Prices and details are correct at time of publication but are subject to change. Contact venue to confirm details.