The Colonist can serve multiple purposes as an Adelaide wedding venue to ensure your special day is exactly as you dreamed.

As an Adelaide wedding venue, The Colonist can host the ceremony and reception in one of the various spaces available throughout the hotel or as a reception location to celebrate after the ceremony. Other options to discuss with the functions manager could include playing host as a location for your photography.

The hotel can cater for various sized weddings and the staff will work with you to create an ideal event, tailoring to your needs.

We can cater for casual stand up to more formal sit-down weddings, keeping things simple and sweet so you have a stress free, memorable wedding. Conveniently located close to the central business district and many hotels for accommodation options for you and your guests.

Our team of chefs can create canape style food for stand up functions, to buffet or family style sit down, or a tailored set menu. We are happy to discuss with you options for your wedding cake or desserts. The bar manager can work with you to create a selection of drinks for your celebration and even work on a special signature cocktail.

Lastly, The Colonist is a unique wedding ceremony/reception venue able to tailor wedding venue packages to your needs.

ADELAIDE WEDDING VENUE

The Colonist can host:

Ceremony and Reception
Reception
Photography

Wedding Venue Spaces:

Front Bar
Fireplace Room
Dining Room

Main Menu

  • (Α) Snacks
  • 9.0
    BEER BATTERED ONION RINGS V

    jalapeño aioli

  • 12.0
    HONEY, LEMONGRASS + CHILLI CHICKEN SKEWERS GF

    chilli ginger glaze

  • 10.0
    RICOTTA + CORN FRITTERS V + GF

    chilli jam + aioli

  • 12.0
    PEKING DUCK SPRING ROLLS

    ginger sesame soy sauce

  • 13.0
    BEEF SKEWERS GF

    tender flatiron steak + mint chimichurri

  • 10.0
    BLACK TRUFFLE ARANCINI V

    basil pesto

  • 12.0
    POTATO WEDGES V + GFO

    sour cream + chilli, ginger sweet sauce

  • 7.5
    BOWL OF HOT CHIPS V

    Beerenberg tomato sauce

  • (A) SIDES
  • 3.5
    GLUTEN FREE TOASTED DINNER ROLL + BUTTER
  • 2.5
    WARMED BREAD ROLL + BUTTER
  • 8.5
    GARDEN VEGETABLES VG + GF

    blanched + tossed in seasoned olive oil

  • 8.5
    PEAR, PARMESAN + ALMOND SALAD V + GF + VGO

    salad leaves + candied white balsamic

  • LIGHT MEALS
  • ADD YOUR PROTEIN:
    • $8.5 Pan seared salmon GF
    • $9.5 Spiced chicken breast GF
    • $8.0 Salt & pepper squid
    • $8.0 Grilled haloumi V
  • 18.0
    ROASTED PUMPKIN V + GF + VGO

    quinoa, corn, currants, onion jam, salad leaves + feta

  • 18.0
    SUMAC ROASTED CAULIFLOWER GF + VG

    buckwheat, red onion, almond flakes, raisin, salad leaves + seeds

  • 18.0
    MEXICAN RICE V +  GF +  VGO

    black beans, corn, red onion, cherry tomatoes, chopped herbs + fried free range egg

  • 18.0
    PEACH, STRAWBERRY + RADISH V +  GF + VGO

    red onion, macadamia nuts, salad leaves + feta

  • 18.0
    GRILLED LOCAL HALOUMI V +  GF + VGO

    shaved pear, red onion, cherry tomatoes, walnuts + salad leaves

  • 18.0
    BURRATA V + GFO + VGO

    mixed tomatoes, red onion, garlic crouton, almond flakes + salad leaves

  • 18.0
    ASIAN PAW PAW SALAD GFO + VG

    rice noodles, fresh chilli, bean shoots, sprouts, red onion, carrot + ginger sesame soy

  • Hand Picked
  • 28.0
    PRAWN & CRAB LINGUINE GFO

    chilli + lemon myrtle butter, mixed cherry tomatoes, chopped herbs + grana padano

  • 32.0
    250G ANGUS STRIPLOIN GFO

    chargrilled, chips, salad + choice of sauce

    GFO – ROASTED VEGETABLES & BROCCOLLINI

  • 35.0
    300G BEEF PETITE TENDERLOIN GF

    chargrilled, roasted vegetables, blanched greens + demi glaze

  • (A) Burgers
  • 24.0
    CHICKEN SCHNITZEL BURGER

    garlic mayo, sliced tomato, tasty cheese, mixed lettuce, smoky tomato relish + chips

  • 26.0
    BEEF BURGER

    Black Angus brisket mince, red onion jam, sliced tomato, tasty cheese, mixed lettuce, smoky tomato relish + chips

  • (A) Gluten Free Burgers
  • 28.0
    GLUTEN FREE GRILLED CHICKEN BURGER

    garlic mayo, sliced tomato, tasty cheese, mixed lettuce, smoky tomato relish + roasted potato wedges

  • 28.0
    GLUTEN FREE ANGUS BEEF BURGER

    Black Angus brisket mince, red onion jam, sliced tomato, tasty cheese, mixed lettuce, smoky tomato relish + roasted potato wedges

  • (A) Classics
  • 24.0
    CHICKEN BREAST SCHNITZEL

    chips, salad + your choice of peppercorn, truffled mushroom or plain gravy

  • 26.0
    PARMIGIANA CHICKEN BREAST SCHNITZEL

    chips + salad

  • 26.0
    AUSTRALIAN SALT & PEPPER SQUID

    chips, salad, lemon + chilli, ginger sweet sauce

  • 25.0
    FISH & CHIPS GFO

    GRILLED, CRUMBED OR BATTERED
    chips, salad + tartare
    GFO – GRILLED WITH ROASTED VEGETABLES INSTEAD OF CHIPS

  • (A) Sauces GF

  • 3.5
    PEPPERCORN, TRUFFLED MUSHROOM, GRAVY, DIJON, HOT AND MILD MUSTARD
  • GFO GLUTEN FREE OPTION ADD $2 | GF GLUTEN FREE | V VEGETARIAN
    VG VEGAN | VGO VEGAN OPTION
    (A) = ALL DAY ITEMS AVAILABLE THURS – SUN 12-9PM



Dessert Menu

  • (Α) Sweets
  • 10.0
    CHOCOLATE MUD CAKE GF

    chocolate ganache + vanilla bean ice cream

  • 10.0
    GOOEY DATE PUDDING GF

    butterscotch sauce + vanilla bean ice cream

  • 12.0
    LOADED SUNDAE

    vanilla bean ice cream, marshmallow, chocolate pieces, mixed nuts, fairy floss + your choice of choc fudge, salted caramel or raspberry sauce

  • 15.0
    AFFOGATO

    vanilla bean ice cream topped with a shot of espresso + your choice of Frangelico, Kahlua or Tia Maria

  • 10.0
    VIRGIN AFFOGATO

    vanilla bean ice cream topped with a shot of espresso

  • 10.0
    BUILD A CHEESEBOARD GFO

    fresh pear, Willabrand fig jam, dehydrated fruits & crackers

    Add Your Cheese

    French Lingot d’Argental (white mould double cream brie) • $7.5
    Tasmanian Gruyere (Semi matured cows milk) • $7.0
    Bleu de Laqueuille (Mild creamy cows milk) • $7.0

  • Desserts & Fortifieds
  • 9.0
    GRANT BURGE 10YO MUSCAT

    Barossa Valley

  • 7.0
    PENFOLDS TAWNY

    South Australia

  • 7.0
    VALDESPINO PEDRO XIMENEZ (SWEET BLACK SHERRY)

    Jerez, Spain

  • 7.0
    MORRIS TOKAY

    Rutherglen

  • 9.4 | 37.0
    WOODSTOCK STICKY (375ml)
  • Extras
  • 0.4
    SOY
  • 0.6
    DOUBLE SHOT
  • 0.4
    LACTOSE FREE


Wine List

  • Sparkling
  • 9.0 | 41.0
    Babo Prosecco

    Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy

  • 12.0 | 49.0
    Hentley Farm Blanc de Noir Sparkling

    Barossa Valley

  • 15.0 | 60.0
    Deviation Road ‘Loftia’ Brut

    Adelaide Hills

  • 45.0
    42 Degrees South Premium Cuvee

    Coal River, Tasmania

  • 10.0 | 44.0
    Ninth Island Sparkling

    Tamar Valley, Tasmania

  • 139.0
    Pol Roger Champagne Brut Premier VG

    France

  • 99.0
    Louis Roederer Champagne Brut Premier

    France

  • 10.0 | 44.0
    Schild Estate Sparkling Shiraz

    Barossa Valley

  • white
  • 8.8 | 39.0
    Longview ‘Whippet’ Sauvignon Blanc VG

    Adelaide Hills

  • 9.5 |42.0
    K1 Sauvignon Blanc

    Adelaide Hills

  • 10.5 | 48.0
    Rieslingfreak ‘No. 3’ Riesling

    Clare Valley

  • 10.0 | 47.0
    Vickery Riesling

    Eden Valley

  • 65.0
    Grosset Springvale Riesling VG

    Clare Valley

  • 10.0 | 46.0
    S.C. Pannell ‘Aromatico’ Gewürztraminer, Riesling, Pinot Gris

    Adelaide Hills

  • 10.0 | 44.0
    Scott La Prova Fiano

    Adelaide Hills

  • 9.0 | 41.0
    Babo Pinot Grigio

    Friuli, Italy

  • 9.6 | 45.0
    Howard ‘Clover’ Pinot Gris

    Adelaide Hills

  • 54.0
    Marc Bredif Vouvray Chenin Blanc

    Loire, France

  • 46.0
    Paracombe V5 Gruner Veltliner

    Adelaide Hills

  • 55.0
    Tyrrell’s HVD Semillon

    Hunter Valley

  • 62.0
    Paringa Estate Chardonnay VG

    Mornington Peninsula

  • 10.0 | 44.0
    Maxwell Chardonnay

    Adelaide Hills

  • House
  • 7.0 | 30.0
    Sparkling
  • 7.0 | 30.0
    Shiraz
  • 7.0 | 30.0
    Riesling
  • 7.0 | 30.0
    Sauvignon Blanc
  • Rosé
  • 9.5 | 42.0
    Tomfoolery ‘Trouble & Strife’ Rose

    Barossa Valley

  • 9.0 | 40.0
    AIX Rose

    Provence, France

  • Red
  • 10.5 | 47.0
    Paracombe Pinot Noir

    Adelaide Hills

  • 14.0 | 56.0
    Ashton Hills ‘Piccadilly’ Pinot Noir VG

    Adelaide Hills

  • 59.0
    Pooley Pinot Noir

    Tasmania

  • 60.0
    Ministry of Clouds Tempranillo Grenache

    McLaren Vale

  • 52.0
    S.C. Pannell Tempranillo Touriga

    McLaren Vale

  • 10.5 | 46.0
    Down the Rabbit Hole Tempranillo

    McLaren Vale

  • 9.5 | 42.0
    Kilikanoon GSM VG

    Clare Valley

  • 10.0 | 45.0
    Hentley Farm ‘Villain & Vixen’ Grenache

    Barossa Valley

  • 60.0
    Bondar Rayner Grenache

    McLaren Vale

  • 10.5 | 47.0
    Dune ‘The Empty Quarter’ M.S.G.M

    McLaren Vale

  • 10.5 | 44.0
    Hither & Yon Nero d’Avola

    McLaren Vale

  • 10.0 | 40.0
    Rica Terra ‘Bullets Before Cannonballs’ Nero Blend

    Riverland

  • 11.0 | 50.0
    Coriole Sangiovese

    McLaren Vale

  • 9.5 | 43.0
    Longview ‘Yakka’ Shiraz VG

    Adelaide Hills

  • 62.0
    Caitlin Montepulciano VG

    Adelaide Hills

  • 10.0 | 44.0
    Tim Adams Shiraz

    Clare Valley

  • 60.0
    Charlotte Dalton ‘Love Me, Love You’ Shiraz

    Adelaide Hills

  • 14.0 | 64.0
    Samuels Gorge Shiraz

    McLaren Vale

  • 10.5 | 50.0
    Majella Cabernet Sauvignon VG

    Coonawarra

  • Desserts/Fortifieds
  • 8.5
    Grant Burge 10yo Muscat

    Barossa Valley

  • 6.5
    Penfolds Tawny

    South Australia

  • 6.5
    Valdespino Pedro Ximenez (Sweet Black Sherry)

    Jerez, Spain

  • 7.0
    Morris Tokay

    Rutherglen

  • 8.9 | 35.0
    Woodstock Sticky (375ml)


Cocktail List

  • Spritzers
    15.0

    all Spritzers $15 each

  • Gin Spritz

    Archie Rose gin, St Germain elderflower liqueur & prosecco

  • Vodka Spritz

    Belvedere vodka & Lillet blanc

  • Aperol Spritz

    Aperol & prosecco

  • Berry Spritz

    Chambord & prosecco

  • Bitter
    16.0

    all Bitters $16 each

  • Adelaide Hills Negroni

    78 Degree gin, Italian bitter orange & Rosso vermouth

  • Old Fashioned

    Basil Hayden’s + burnt orange & vanilla

  • Mocktails
    12.0

    all Mocktails $12 each

  • Seedlip Spice

    Seedlip Spice, blood orange, lemon & lime juice

  • Seedlip Garden

    Seedlip Garden, lime & pineapple juice

  • G&T Fever
    $10 Happy Hours Every Thurs & Fri 6-7pm
    Saturdays 4-6pm

    Includes your choice of small batch gin & Fever Tree mixer

  • Sweet
    16.0

    all Sweets $16 each

  • Spirited Sling

    Never Never juniper gin, Cointreau, Benedictine & pineapple juice

  • Hurricane

    Bacardi white rum, Bacardi Oakheart dark rum, orange & blood orange juice

  • Sour
    17.0

    all Sours $17 each

  • Amaretto Sour

    Disaronno, Maker’s Mark & egg white

  • Crimson Mainsail

    Sloe Gin, Maker’s Mark & egg white

  • Classic
    16.0

    all classics $16 each

  • Espresso Martini

    Vanilla vodka, Kahlua & fresh coffee

  • Margarita

    Grand Marnier, Jose Cuervo tequilla & lime juice

  • Cocktail Jugs
    25.0

    all Cocktail Jugs $25 each

  • Pimm’s Jug

    Pimm’s, lemonade & ginger ale

  • Sangria Jug0

    Brandy, shiraz & orange juice

  • Apple Knocker Jug

    Vodka, strawberry liqueur, apple cider, lemonade & soda


Platters

  • Canapé Platters
  • $60 Per Platter | 30 Portions Per Platter
    Suitable for 10-12 People
  • Chicken Goujons

    tenderised chicken breast, panko crumbed served with a mint & paprika dip

  • Master Stock Pork Belly GFO

    in a sticky soy glaze

  • King Island Pastries

    gourmet beef pies + spinach & ricotta rolls

  • Nachos GF

    warm frijoles, corn chips, melted cheese, tomato & capsicum salsa, guacamole & sour cream

  • Falafels GFO/VG

    with lemon myrtle hommus & crispy piadina bread

  • Wild Mushroom Arancini Balls V

    with warm gorgonzola cheese sauce

  • Sesame Haloumi Bites V

    served with a sticky sweet soy

  • Indian Samosas & Spring Rolls V

    with a mint yoghurt and sesame soy dipping sauce