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Weddings at Flaxton
Celebrating life with you
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Flaxton Gardens

Flaxton Gardens is an iconic dining and events venue in the heart of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. Perfectly positioned with coastal views stretching from Noosa to Moreton Island, Flaxton Gardens is the ideal location for your next celebration.

At Flaxton Gardens we are passionate about celebrating life with you.

With the luxury of an award winning restaurant on site, Flaxton Gardens can cater for any occasion – whether a morning high tea, Devonshire tea, lunch with your friends, romantic dinner, special celebrations or a wedding celebration. We offer a variety of options for your special occasion.
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An iconic Sunshine Coast Hinterland wedding venue, where your wedding dreams become reality.
Smart and casual yet elegant dining at The Vineyard Restaurant.
Two beautifully appointed accommodation options for bridal parties and relaxing weekend escapes.
Treat yourself to Flaxton’s Famous High Tea in the grounds of the Vineyard Restaurant.
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Exquisite dining & gorgeous Sunshine Coast Hinterland views, Flaxton is the perfect venue for your next social event.
Flaxton Gardens is the ideal venue for Sunshine Coast corporate entertaining and team rewards and staff celebrations.
The perfect venue to celebrate life's events...from Christenings, birthdays and engagements to memorial services.
Throughout the year Flaxton holds many special public events. View the events calendar.

From the Blog

90 Days to Nuptials – Jocelyn and Daniel

How to Organise Your Wedding in 90 days Let’s get real – weddings are exhausting. Venues, celebrants, photographers and entertainers must be booked, the wedding dress needs to be purchased, the vows have to be written and so forth. With every detail, the average time it takes to plan a wedding is six to twelve […]
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From Fulham to Flaxton, with a dash of Royalty

A Touch of Royalty comes to the Sunshine Coast Alan Thompson, Owner and Executive Chef at Flaxton Gardens, has had quite an illustrious career in haute cuisine, beginning with his training in New Zealand. Alan decided to pursue a career in London, working as Head Chef for a number of well-known chefs over several years […]
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Naomi and Ross – An Italian Affair

Our Dream Wedding Ross and Naomi were blessed with a magical yet cosy marriage at Flaxton Gardens in December, 2017. The weekday wedding had everything they could have wished for – summer weather, meaningful moments shared with family and an emotional ceremony. However, in their prior preparations, they were unsure which venue could handle such […]
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Facebook Reviews

Amazing food and great atmosphere �
Kim Schmith Cridland
Got married here last year and I was so worried about every coming together properly on the day. The staff at Flaxton Gardens told me to sit back and enjoy the day which I did and they took care of absolutely everything! Everything was executed to 100% perfection and we felt like royalty on the day. Friendly staff and great service all at an affordable price. Can't recommend this place enough :)
Caitlyn Hennessy
I had the pleasure of being the MC at wedding in the restaurant at Flaxton Gardens and I must say what a wonderful space it is and the gazebo where the ceremony was held looked stunning. The wedding was for about 60 people it is quite intimate with the large verandas plenty of room to spread out. The dance area in front of the bar was a perfect size. The staff's attention to every detail made the wedding run seamlessly, and the food was amazing. A great evening in a great space.
Andrew Newsham
Food - BrilliantService - OutstandingLocation -BreathtakingA real "must do" on the Hinterland!
Angus Richard
My husband and I recently had the PERFECT wedding day. A huge thank you to Alan, Mariana and the staff at Flaxton gardens for helping us to achieve this magical day. The staff made the process so easy as they take all the stress away by setting up your reception and ceremony, Mariana was in constant contact always being helpful and patient to a stressed out bride! The food was amazing and all of our friends and family were extremely happy with this hidden little gem where we got married. Highly recommend this amazing venue to other brides to be. Thank you again
Rebecca Smith
I was @ Flaxton Gardens for a wedding just very recently & everthing was good The scenery is spectacular, the food delicious & service good BUT I have to say it seems there’s a glitch in the system after reading a few of the bad reviews & Flaxton Gardens is taking the approach that the customer is not always right! Perhaps a case of so many good reviews that there’s no need to worry about the bad reviews??? Not good enough Flaxton Gardens👎🏻
Krys Smith
My husband and I were lucky enough to get Married at Flaxton Gardens a couple of months ago. As soon as we walked in and viewed the beautiful landscaping and barrel room we new this was the place to get married. From day one Marianna, Alan and their lovely staff provided exceptional service. The communication and organising was without a doubt 100%. They were happy to answer all of our questions and were genuinely excited for our big day. Words cannot describe how much we are greatful and thankful for what the staff at Flaxton did for us. They take away half of the stress, by having their own center pieces, table numbers etc and simply putting it all together. The food is great. I am salivating as I write this, and they even have their own specialty wine! Thank you again, from Lloyd and myself. We will be back again for a meal on a regular basis.
Katie Kuskopf
It was the most beautiful relaxing place for mother's day. The food was excellent, the staff friendly and efficient and the flowers and gardens just beautiful.
Denise King
My now husband and I were married at Flaxton Gardens on April 20th 2018. I have nothing but praise for Flaxton Gardens and their staff, from the very first time we saw Flaxton Gardens, they helped create our gorgeous day! They certainly bend over backwards to help any bride and groom create a day that THEY DREAM OF! The food was outstanding! The staff are professional and friendly ❤️ We will definitely be back over and over again!!
Jodie Bilsen
we loved our wedding at Flaxton Gardens! the venue is beautiful, the staff are amazing and the food was delicious! � thanks for going above and beyond to make our day so special!
Hayley Middlebrook
From the moment we saw Flaxton Gardens we knew it was the place we wanted to get married. From the amazing location & incredible views. The delicious food & fantastic reception area (the winery). They provide a wet weather option- which actually worked out better for us. The wedding team were amazing & on top of everything. No task was too difficult & everyone was so friendly & helpful. Alan & Marianna are the loveliest people you’ll ever meet. Our wedding day was a dream ��
Alison Jules
Mark Challis
My husband and I have travelled and eaten out extensively, and our lunch today was by far one of the best we've ever had. Thank you!
Nicole Cox
My friends and I had a beautiful lunch at Flaxton Gardens. All the staff were really lovely. It was clearly busy & we didn’t have a booking but they found room for us. Special mention to Ayla. She was friendly & made us feel very welcomed.
Kim Schembri- Pratt
We had our wedding at Flaxton Gardens in October 2017 ! The venue and the staff were simply amazing ! They were so professional and accommodating and made our day perfect. We can't thank Mariana and the team enough and we would highly recommend Flaxton Gardens to any bride or groom looking for a wedding venue !
Kelly Dunne
We have get togethers often for a catch up and chat its such a lovely atmosphere service is fantastic love it
Pamela Lee
Annie Lymbery
When looking for a reception venue, we were unsure if we would be able to find one that would be able to fit to our budget but would also offer a great service and experience. I was chatting to a friend of mine and they suggested that we head over to Flaxton Gardens. When we arrived we instantly fell in love and knew straight away that this is where we should go. We met the wedding team that day and they were incredibly accommodating and suggested we do a weekday wedding option and I’m so glad we did! It meant we were able to have our dream wedding, which we may not have been able to afford otherwise and we definitely were blown away. Staff were so lovely and approachable, food was delicious and kept on coming, views were gorgeous and we had the most magical time. Thank you Flaxton Gardens, we had a perfect day that was both relaxed and fun.
Naomi Alberti
Anne Page
Highly recommended for location, food and general helpfulness.
Sonja Mastenbroek-Human
My wife & I had our Xmas lunch on Xmas eve last year. It was 3 courses for $49 p/person. The food was outstanding! The service, impeccable, & the views all the way to the coast were breathtaking. A truly 5 star experience. So much so that we're going to do it again this year!
Rod Clifford
Beautiful location, wonderful staff so friendly and welcoming thank you for providing such wonderful service for my dad's wedding, it was perfect!
Talia Jade
We had a weekday wedding at Flaxton Gardens. It could not have been easier or better value. Mariana and her staff made everything easy and run perfectly, nothing was too much trouble, Al does fantastic food and all our guests commented on the beautiful venue, extremely helpful staff, great food and excellent service. They made our important day very memorable for all the right reasons! Great value for money, couldn't recommend them more!
Pete Trim
Wonderful staff and service. Beautiful location 😊
Carlene Palmer
Had gotten married there 5 years ago and is still amazing. The service the atmosphere is jist darling!
Sandy-lee Stark
Food excellent. Service wonderful. Lovely day out.
Shona Lemm
My son's Formal was at Flaxton Gardens during the week. A beautiful place in a beautiful location. Thank you for making it a special occasion. 😀🎉
Sue Schafer
Toni Hilton
Tom Scarratt
What a lovely place! Incredible views plus really great staff & service. Had a friend’s baby shower there over the weekend & was well aware they were setting up for a wedding later that day. In spite of this we were so well looked-after: multiple phone calls in the lead-up to change numbers & dietary requirements were handled professionally & in a friendly manner. On the day we had 2 dedicated staff so we knew who was solely attending to our function, nothing was too much for them & everyone had a great day. The team went the extra mile & couldn’t recommend this venue highly enough 👌🏽 Lovely food & a big thank you to Isla who looked after us on the day.
Candice Peters
We absolutely love Flaxton Gardens, as wedding photographers it is an absolute dream to photograph brides and grooms at, but apart from that the staff are so lovely, the food is amazing and it really has everything wonderful right at its fingertips from views, accomodation, fine dining and so much more!
Charlotte Gaspar
Iris Aarons
Kay Jenkins
I found the staff to be approachable and helpful, with a wet weather change of plans executed seamlessly and before the rain drops hit. Will was my saviour for a few reasons, I was grateful for his ingenius solutions and appropriate discretion through a huge day.
Jasmine Brady
Rebbell Barnes
Went to a wedding reception,,,was really nice venue,,Thought the spirits were a bit expensive considering they were in a small glass,,Overall a very nice experience
Phil Buderim
Thank you Flaxton Gardens! As I made a reservation here on Saturday I mentioned I was planing to propose at the restaurant & if they could help me out with the romantic setting. All I can say is the staff were amazing!! The setting was perfect. It was the most romantic night, my now bride to be said it was "magical" and I have to agree. It was the work from the staff that did it. Genuinely nice people. Then, the food was fantastic. We couldn't fault anything if we wanted to. Thank you, thank you, thank you!
Michael Douglass
What an amazing venue, with great owners and staff. They make you feel completely welcome the moment you walk through the doors. The food is incredible as well. Highly recommended all the way from Cape Town, South Africa <3
Bianca Kaiser
Helen Browne
We ended up at Flaxton Gardens by chance , and loved every minute of it . Amazing food very well priced efficient staff , although there was a wedding being held there we were none the wiser , service was on point . Thankyou
Kikki Watt
Giulio D'Alessandro
Ryan Hancock
Deanne Connolly
I was at Flaxton for a high tea just on the weekend just gone. The service we received was amazing, the food was great and the location is breath taking. Thanks a million 😁
Stacy Burke
Thank you again to flaxton gardens for hosting such a beautiful high tea baby shower for my daughter on Saturday 19/8/2017. The staff, the service and the food was outstanding. We were so lucky to be able to come back here after flaxton gardens had also hosted her wedding in May last year. We can't wait to come and celebrate our next occasion with you all.
Olive Burke
I can't believe how amazing Flaxton Gardens were for our wedding. Our day was so magical and stress free thanks to this venue and their dedicated team. The setting was beautiful, the rooms amazing, the team were all so friendly and kind, the food was delicious, they set it up and decorated it all and this was all included in the price. We looked at other wedding venues prior to booking Flaxton Gardens and we just felt like we were a burden to the other venues that we attended. It was off putting. Right from the get go Flaxton we're excited about our engagement, they were professional, reassuring and have so many great ideas. I can go on and on about how great they are but I think you should go and check them out yourself, you won't regret booking with them ❤️️😍
Michelle Mcmanis
Bron Armonie
Jillian Gloriod
Elizabeth May Baker
Yes would thoroughly recommend it. A beautiful spot and wonderful lunch we had.
Alison Johnston
Tianna Stevens
Cindy Kay Smith
I had the pleasure of attending a function at Flaxton Gardens on Tuesday night and everything was just superb. Beautiful venue and surrounds, amazing staff and food, and for a very cold night it was cosy and warm inside. Highly recommended and can't wait to come back again.
Lisa Thomas
A big thankyou to Alan, Mariana and the team at Flaxton Gardens. The Wedding Industry Event for over 100 of the Sunshine Coast Wedding suppliers they hosted last night was amazing .. The beautiful food, entertainment and service with stunning views.. . A great night!!!!.. If you are looking for a stunning, location with, amazing vendors touch base with Mariana and the Team ... Look forward to working with you again really soon . Toni Collett Celebrant.. ❤❤❤❤❤
Toni Collett
Flaxton Gardens was wonderful experience. Great staff, food and atmosphere. Thank you to Alan and Mariana for holding a great suppliers network and Lee for hosting. We look forward to catching up and meeting new faces again in the future. Thanks again, Hayley and Mike (iShoot Photobooth)
Hayley Bull
A truly outstanding venue! Thank you to Mariana, Alan and the team for having me at the Sunshine Coast Wedding Industry Event! This wedding venue is second to none and ticks all boxes- friendly and efficient staff, tasty and outstanding food, spectacular views, big hearts behind this venue. Hope to see you all soon - Gillian, First Class Pet Wedding Assistants
Gillian Aptroot
Alan and Mariana go above and beyond to make everyone feel welcomed. They are superb hosts and greet everyone with genuine warmth and interest. Thank you both for a wonderful evening last night. I am always excited to know that my couples have chosen your wonderful venue for their Wedding Ceremony and Reception. Wishing you much success always.
Trudy McGee
Superb venue - outstanding service from friendly professional staff , mouthwatering food and amazing atmosphere .Alan and Mariana thank you so much for hosting a wonderful evening for Sunshine Coast wedding suppliers to simply enjoy themselves. Your warmhearted generosity is much appreciated �.
Marion Jonkers
Tonight I enjoyed the warmth and inviting surroundings and I really look forward to working for my happy wedding couples that choose to marry at your superb venue.
Rebecca Gabbey
The best meal and table service I have ever had. My mum and I had the Christmas is July menu. It was absolutely delicious and the portion sizes were perfect. The table service was great as well. Thanks for a wonderful lunch. We will definitely be back again.
Nikki Ritchie
The food and the service is always amazing, and the venue is gorgeous.
Rachael Beckett
Great food an service. The desert wad amazing! Hope to return one day during the day.
Lozza Lennox
We had a beautiful dinner in the restaurant to celebrate our anniversary. The food was delicious, along with a beautiful dessert to end the night. I wish we visited during the day to check out the outdoor setting. We will be back next time! Thank you.
Nancy Sam
I was MC for my (now) brother and sister-in-laws and cannot speak highly enough of the staff and venue at Flaxton Gardens. Mel and Brianna did an excellent job and were superb in a last-minute venue change due to wet weather. (PS, The Barrel room is an awesome wet weather alternative). The food, service and bar staff were excellent and they ran the reception with military precision. As MC, there are a lot of moving parts to organise, but dealing with the team at Flaxton Gardens made the night seamless and a perfect tribute to the happy couple. Thanks again!
Chris Burke
Had a most enjoyable day. Food was fabulous, staff were cheerful and ready to jump onto the jokes that were being readily handed out. Weather perfect, what more could you want?
Ray Mack
We enjoyed a delicious meal in beautiful surroundings. Staff and service were also great.
Arnold Townson
Loved our luxury high tea, beautiful setting, attentive staff and tasty treats.
Kerri Abbott
Donna Osland
The ideal place to while away a few hours with family and/or friends. The views to the coast are spectacular while the food choices will suit all tastes and the setting captures country elegance perfectly. Brought back so many delightful memories sharing special occasions over many years with my late mother when she lived in Mapleton.
Jeni Robinson
Kristen Reimers
Stunning location, delicious food & great service!
Rebekah McGeorge
Shayne Smith
The weather, food and service was great. Location had stunning views.
Phil Smith
Always a pleasant and relaxing experience when we have come here. Recently had Mother In-laws 60th birthday and everything was superb. Great service and fantastic attention to detail.
Sarah Louise
Just wanted to say a massive thank you to Sam & the team for our amazing wedding. The day was perfect and all the staff were so great the whole way through the day. Sam we really appreciated all the work and extra touches you put in, from lending us scissors to iced water with straws for the bridal party to all the tips for walking down the aisle perfectly and how to hold off tears. You all made everything smooth sailing, fixing every little issue that arose before we were even aware of them. The food was incredible and everyone enjoyed it. You made our big day extra special and we loved everything about being at Flaxton Gardens. Thank you so much. I cannot recommend this venue enough!
Raechel Matthews
Karen Kamp
I don't know where to start with this amazing venue!! It is hands down one of the finest in the Hinterland! Offering a stunning backdrop, delicious food and exceptional service!! Highly recommend!
Lee Burgess
Beautiful location, friendly staff and amazing food. It was a beautiful mothers day lunch.
Tracey Filocamo
Went for mothers day and you guys went above and beyond to make the day special. Especislly catering for GF for mum and I. My third visit and my families first and I can assure you we will be back!!!
Leana Filocamo
Had a great dinner last night with my daughter and Son in law. Been many times but I must say the service was a tad slow 😞
Cassie Teresa
Mark Williamson
we are staying there in tionJune just had a couple of hours at this beautiful place
Joanne Elizabeth Cutcliffe - Urbanowicz
We had an amazing late lunch, the staff informed us there was a wedding although they were happy to fit us in. Staff were super friendly, great place to spend time on your weekend
Salvatore Duro
Wonderful experience. Such a beautiful day in a beautiful place
Gloria Chapman
Elizabeth Fisher
Had a lovely time at the mad hatter high tea!! Would love to book in with some girlfriends to have a lunch or high tea some time
Kadie Ford
Great place for a special occasion fantastic food and good service beautiful outlook
Colin Taylor
What a lovely place I have been here before a few times and it's lovely. I highly recommend it. Great food and staff. Will go back again
Monique Newett
Amazing food and great service as always. A MUST do
Ben Sheraton
Dear Sam, Mel & Alan, Rob and I can't thank you enough for creating the most perfect day for us. Despite cyclone Debbie, loss of power and generators that would just not behave themselves it all came together beautifully. Alan - you went above and beyond to keep us informed, dropping in with champagne and even being there for a cheeky drink at the end of the night (which Ryan thoroughly enjoyed!). We really appreciate how much effort it took and the lengths you went to to ensure our day was flawless. Mel - every time I looked up you were there!! You are the most attentive coordinator on the planet, and catered to our ridiculous spotlight request with 5 minutes notice like it was no problem at all! Thank you thank you thank you. Sam, from the moment we met you we knew Flaxton was the place to have our wedding. You are so friendly and bubbly, took all our requests in your stride, and offered so many helpful solutions. I never once felt stressed about how smoothly the day would run, and I will miss you and the team very much!Flaxton Gardens is the perfect place for magic to happen, and we will never forget all the fun we had on our special day thanks to you. See you soon! Sam and Rob x
Samantha Maree Vajda
Madonna Vine