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Weddings at Lake Ainsworth

Make your special day unforgettable at Beach View Lake Ainsworth. Overlooking the soft white sands of Lennox Head, Beach View Lake Ainsworth, offers the perfect blank canvas to create the wedding of your dreams. From vows to wedding photos, menus and entertainment, use the wedding specialists you want and give your wedding that personalised touch.

A stunning backdrop

When it comes to choosing the right spot to exchange vows or take wedding photos, you’ll be spoilt for choice at Beach View Lake Ainsworth. With its beach, bush and lake setting and soundtrack of waves crashing on shore, it’s the perfect backdrop for your special day.

Function space

Whether it’s a lavish sit-down dinner for 100 or cocktail party for 200, our light and airy space is ready to be transformed for your special day. Neutral tones and large glass windows give the room a natural feel in harmony with the uninterrupted views of Seven Mile Beach.

Wedding weekends

Turn your special day into a magical weekend and let the celebrations continue long after the “I do's”. Our guest accommodation ranges from two-bedroom cottages and villas to dormitory-style lodge accommodation. Guests can also take part in a range of fun, instructor-led activities that include surfing, archery, rock-climbing and kayaking.

Location

Just 15 minutes from Byron Bay and 90 minutes from the Gold Coast, Beach View Lake Ainsworth is a little bit of heaven on the North Coast of NSW. Its stunning beach, lake and bush setting offers a uniquely memorable wedding location.

Whether it's an intimate gathering or lavish sit-down dinner, the professional team at Beach View Lake Ainsworth can help take the stress out of organising your wedding.

Sample menu options

Canapés and forked dishes

  • Deep fried chicken and vegetable-filled wontons served with a sweet chilli dipping sauce
  • Mushroom and parmesan risotto balls
  • Slow cooked pulled pork or beef with coleslaw and aioli
  • Chicken pieces threaded on bamboo skewers w a sweet and spicy peanut sauce
  • Thai beef salad on cucumber cups
  • Deep fried duck and vegetable filled spring rolls served with a soy and lime dipping sauce
  • A combination of vegetarian and chicken filled rice paper rolls with a spicy dipping sauce
  • Tofu and mixed vegetable skewers with a peanut sauce
  • Bacon and onion topped mini hotdogs with tomato relish
  • Lightly spiced squid pieces served with aioli
  • Tempura falafel balls served with a blue cheese dipping sauce
  • Roasted seasonal vegetable frittata with an olive tapanade.

​​Hot forked dishes

  • Thinly sliced beef fillet sautéed with onions, mushrooms, in a creamy sauce served with cous cous
  • A delicious south Indian style curry cooked in mustard seeds and coconut cream served with rice. Available with chicken or beef
  • Lamb cooked with crushed cashews in a mild creamy sauce served with rice
  • Chicken pieces in a sweet and spicy peanut sauce served with rice
  • Beer battered fish and chips served with a caper aioli and lemon wedge.

Cold forked dishes

  • Thai duck salad with lime and coriander dressing
  • Squid and Asian salad with lime and coriander dressing
  • Tender beef strips marinated in Thai spices served on a green salad
  • Lightly smoked chicken breast pieces with a salad of fresh apple, pickled red cabbage, fresh coriander, caramelised onion and vinaigrette.

Entrées

  • Peppered beef tenderloin with Greek salad and lemon herb dressing
  • Baked tomato and bocconcini tartlet with baby spinach, sharp Romano and pesto oil
  • Oriental chicken salad with avocado and tomato salsa
  • Green tomato and Tabasco tiger prawn skewers on coconut rice
  • Hoi sin duck pancakes with shallots
  • Baby beetroot, feta and caramelized garlic salad with rocket and balsamic glaze
  • Medley of fresh dips with salted lavish points
  • Salt and chilli squid with lemongrass aioli.

Mains

  • Twice cooked lamb with spinach, roast potato and mint jus
  • Beef fillet with crushed potato’s, broccolini and mushroom jus
  • Crispy skin salmon served with new potato’s, mixed greens and roast tomato béarnaise
  • Supreme of chicken,  parmesan gremolata, baby carrots with mustard sauce
  • Pork cutlet on pea puree, lyonnaise potato’s, mixed greens and roast pear
  • Seared barramundi, chat potato’s, wilted spinach with Spanish salsa
  • Herb crusted rack of lamb, parmesan mash and spinach puree
  • Grilled barramundi, chat potato’s , mixed greens and lemon caper butter
  • Pan seared chicken breast, bacon lardons, mushrooms and peas
  • Beef fillet with roast pumpkin, seasonal greens and a chilli tomato relish.

Desserts

  • Warm sticky date pudding with caramel sauce
  • Mango baked cheesecake with coconut sorbet
  • Crushed meringue with rosewater cream and marinated berries
  • Chocolate peanut crunch
  • Vanilla bean panna cotta with raspberry sorbet and mint syrup
  • Classic lemon tart, mascarpone and blueberries
  • Trio of ice cream.

Buffet menu

Hot 

  • Thinly sliced beef fillet sautéed with onions and mushrooms in a creamy sauce
  • Lamb cooked with crushed cashews in a mild creamy sauce
  • Boneless chicken tikka prepared with tomatoes and cream and finished with butter
  • Seasonal vegetables

Cold

  • Leg ham carved off the bone
  • Chicken pieces in a sticky hoi sin glaze
  • Thinly sliced rare roast beef
  • Assorted salads.

Dessert

  • Fruit salad
  • Apple crumble
  • Sticky date pudding.

Wedding options

Ceremony

Our beachfront location provides a beautiful backdrop for a stunning wedding ceremony. This popular venue provides an elegant setting for your special day. An alternative area in case of wet weather is also available when booking our beachside platform.

  • Access to our picturesque beachside platform or lush green lawns
  • Decorative white flags
  • Red carpet to highlight your entrance
  • Timber signatory table with two chairs
  • 40 guest chairs
  • Alternate wet weather location.

Cost: $500

Reception option 1: Traditional

Minimum 100 guests, maximum 150 guests. 

  • One hour canapé service (hot and cold)
  • Two-course alternate-serve menu (entrée and main course or main course and dessert)
  • Plating of your wedding cake
  • Tea and coffee
  • Room hire
  • Dinner table setting with white tablecloths, white linen napkins, glassware and cutlery
  • Bridal table finished with white skirting
  • Chair covers and sashes per person
  • Cake table finished with white tablecloth
  • Lectern and microphone for speeches
  • Use of Centre grounds for photos

Cost: $90 per person

Reception option 2: Standing cocktail

Minimum 100 guests, maximum 200 guests. 

  • Three hour canapé service (4 canapés, 2 hot/cold fork dish)
  • Plating of your wedding cake
  • Tea and coffee
  • Room hire
  • Scattered tables with white tablecloths and scattered seating with chair covers and sashes
  • Cake table finished with white tablecloth
  • Lectern and microphone for speeches
  • Use of Centre grounds for photos 

Cost: $75 per person

Reception option 3: Buffet

Minimum 100 guests, maximum 150 guests. 

  • One hot dish, assorted cold meats, vegetables and salads
  • Plating of your wedding cake
  • Tea and coffee
  • Room hire
  • Dinner table setting of white tablecloth, white linen napkins, glassware and cutlery
  • Cake table finished with white tablecloth
  • Lectern and microphone for speeches
  • Use of Centre grounds for photos 

Cost: $65 per person

 

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