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The venue:

The gardens and the location are amazing. Staff did an amazing job lining the runway to the garden alter with fresh flower petals (Seasonal) making the whole scene look truly amazing. (great Job Murray) The place has been renovated and renewed throughout and is clean tidy and very inviting. The preparation room for the girls to get ready was adequate for 5, the makeup artist and the hairdresser to all be able to move around with no issues. The ammenities are clean tidy and fresh and no issues.

The Room
The Hunter room was perfect, the raised bridal table makes the Bridal Table feel extra special being front and centre in the room.The LED lighting on the wall and around them was amazing. Photos look extra special when reviewed. The extra large dance floor made cutting up the rug extra fun because all the guests were able to get up and dance with no issues. The table setting choices were great. The room was able to be set and arranged at our request, and the dressing of the tables with arrangements was stunning.

The Food.

The food was amazing. We had the Platinum package and were spoiled for choice as to what to pick. The selection we made being alternate drop was fantastic as guests could swap with partners or friends depending on likes. Special dietary requirements were also offered but not required. The drink selection was also top shelf.


Ashleigh would have to be one of the most professional, caring and loving people that you could meet. Her demeanour, attitude and commitment to her job is exemplary. She is a credit to this location. She has a very calming affect on you when speaking with her as nothing is a problem for her. Weddings are very stressful and we cannot thank her enough for the effort that she put in to make this day as special as it was. She was on the premises at 7am and was there until after the ceremony. We even had our picture taken with her on the day.   THE INVITATIONS you created and the signage was top shelf. The theme was amazing,

Charlie is an amazing host. Again nothing was a problem for him, late changes were made regarding tables and it was fixed in a heartbeat, He was there on the day and made sure the kitchen bar and evening ran smooth which it did.

Full credit to the Garden staff, Kitchen staff, Barman and waiters.

It was awesome, We are talking the place up to our work colleagues and friends as they have seen the photos and can vouch for our recommendations.

Maddison Maynes & Tomi-Lee Auton
6th May 2023
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"Sarah and I would like to thank Charlie and Ashleigh and the team at Linton Gardens for their help in making our wedding day a success. Everyone was very friendly and the recent renovation made a big difference to the feel of the day. Charlie and Ashleigh were very accommodating to our many requests for changes and even though the weather was not on our side, they brought everything together on the day and our guests were very impressed.

There were plenty of food and drink options to choose from and they cater to those with special dietary requirements at no extra cost which was great as many of our guests had specific needs. The costs for our event were very reasonable compared to other competitors in the area too. 

We would definitely recommend Linton Gardens to others based on our experience."

Sarah McClounana & Kyle Weber
9th October 2022
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We held both our ceremony and reception at Linton Gardens and it was perfect. The gardens are beautiful and perfect for photos. Ashleigh, Charlie and thier team bent over backwards to make the planning as easy as possible and were incredible at keeping everyone on track on the day. The rooms are lovely, beautifully decorated already but easy to adapt to your theme. Food is fantastic. The menu has a good number of options, and the chefs know their stuff. The packages available are great value and include heaps. Linton Gardens had everything we wanted and more. We highly recommend the venue for anyone looking to enjoy their day and not have to stress over the small details.
Courtney Jepson & David Molan
24th September 2022
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We held both our ceremony and reception at Linton Gardens and it was perfect. The gardens are beautiful and perfect for photos. Ashleigh, Charlie and thier team bent over backwards to make the planning as easy as possible and were incredible at keeping everyone on track on the day. The rooms are lovely, beautifully decorated already but easy to adapt to your theme. Food is fantastic. The menu has a good number of options, and the chefs know their stuff. The packages available are great value and include heaps. Linton Gardens had everything we wanted and more. We highly recommend the venue for anyone looking to enjoy their day and not have to stress over the small details.
Samantha Rode & Dane Jennis
14th May 2022
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Thank you to Terry and Josh. The service was amazing. But you were more than a “service” to us. You became family. You made the unforgettable and you paid every attention to every detail. I highly recommend you not just for quality of service but for your genuine care and support.
Susan Felsch and Dean Owens
9th Jan 2021
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Hi Terry, Thank you so much for everything! We had many compliments from our guests about how beautiful and seamless the whole day was, we very much appreciated how attentive your staff were.
Melissa Herron and Josh Eldridge
14th Nov 2020
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“We just wanted to say a HUGE thank you to Mel and Terry for making our day so special yesterday. The Venue was styled and decorated so beautifully, they both went above and beyond to make our day run smoothly. From the food, to the responsive communication, floristry; everything was just perfect. Would highly recommend anyone who wants a dream wedding to consider Linton gardens as you will be very much looked after. 5/5 rating for us. Nailed it Thanks again Love Jakob & Emily”
Emily H.
26th Sep 2020
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Absolutely amazing!! My husband and I got married on Friday and everything was completely perfect! Terry is so friendly and professional and handled every message, email and phone call we made, even with the smallest of changes, perfectly! The venue is so captivating, with a gorgeous setting for an outdoor wedding, and provides absolutely everything you could need, rain hail or shine. Terry took care of the decorating and set up (which was all stunning!) and provided us with so many examples leading up to our day. This venues food selection… oh my goodness!- DELICIOUS!! We had a mix of vegan, gluten intolerant and children, as well as standard meals, and not a single person complained about their meal choice. Absolute value for money this place! Any couple would be crazy to NOT check out Linton Gardens! We completely fell in love with this place, the staff, and especially Terry. Thank you so much for making our day unforgettable.
Monica Lowe and Mitchell Warr
8th March 2019
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“Terry is the manager and he was amazing Nothing was a problem, there were no hidden costs or extras the venue was clean perfect and as advertised everything was handled with a minimum of fuss The food was amazing 10/10 in every area, I highly recommend this place if you are considering a wedding… we had 105 people and it was perfect but the room can be divided for a smaller group .”
Amy F.
14 Oct, 2018
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Evening Terry, Thank you very much for an excellent day yesterday. All members of our group had a wonderful time. They were all impressed with the venue and your surroundings. The food was plentiful and delicious and the service and attention by your “staff” was first class. We enjoyed the entertainment, the effort put into the three hours by the singer was amazing and the variety of songs appealed to all ages. Thank you again and thanks also for the information regarding upcoming events and other function that can be arranged at Linton Gardens. Best wishes to you and Donna for a continued successful future.
Margaret Wright
Tour Co-Coordinator, North Ryde Combined Probus Club
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“No words could describe just how incredible our wedding day was! Terry is the most kind hearted person who will do anything to make sure you have the perfect day! The reception area has recently been renovated and looks beautiful! I would highly recommend this place for a wedding! Food was amazing and all our guests loved every single minute and couldn’t have anything bad to say about the place!”
Lajeurne Adger and Christopher Allen
4th Nov 2017
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My husband Hayden and I were married on the 2nd of September at the Linton Gardens. Terry was professional and helpful at all times and nothing I asked seemed to be too much trouble. He always got back to me in a timely manner unlike a few other venues who we approached originally who never emailed or called us back and weeks went by. Terry was fabulous at helping with the supply and set up of the data projector and screen for our chapel slide show (though this is not a normal request) and putting the coloured sashes I wanted on the chairs. He also helped move tables, chairs and equipment for us. This made for a very smooth transition on the day. He let us use the chapel the day before to rehearse at no extra charge and leave our equipment in there for the next day. Seriously my day came off without a hitch (who can really say that about their wedding??). The food was decent and the price which included free use of the chapel or gardens for the ceremony as well as canipes and a 3 course meal for my guests. Also alcohol was included and all table decorations etc. at the reception. This is something you would be hard pressed to find at another venue on the Central Coast for under $100 per person. The Linton Gardens is reputable and friends have also been married here over the years and been satisfied with the services received. They are a well oiled machine. If you are planning your wedding don’t risk it somewhere else and be ripped off you can trust Terry.
Alison and Hayden Backhouse
2nd Sep 2017
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Dear Terry, Thank you so much for everything you did to make our day so smooth and stress free. So many of my guests enjoyed the relaxed nature of your venue and commented on how nice it was to have so much space.
Nikki Alexander and Jazz Neville
25th Aug 2017
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My husband and I got married here on Friday and we were very pleased with the service. Thank you Terry for making our reception so special and for being so friendly to deal with. Best food ever too!
Gaetana and Jason Robinson
16th Dec 2016
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Dear Terry, Thank you so very much for making Brooke and James’s day such a memorable event, I must congratulate you and your staff for such an amazing venue, you totally exceeded all of our expectations. As a mother I could not have wished for anything more than to have such a joyful experience, this was such a great day, one that I will cherish forever.
Robyn Cornforth
26th Nov 2016
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Dear Terry, Just a BIG thank you for your hospitality with our Year 12 Formal last night. Everyone was very impressed with the quality of food and hospitality. I want to thank you personally for looking after us so consistently over the years.” Much appreciated.
Dr David J Faull
Principal - Avondale School
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Hi Terry & team at Linton, We hope you had a great new year! While this is a little delayed, I wanted to send our thanks. We really had the most perfect wedding day and so much of it was thanks to you! The grounds there are so stunning, and the service of your staff was exceptional. Thank you so much for everything!
Melissa Herron & Josh Eldridge
Saturday 14th Nov 2020
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Dear Terry Thank you once again for helping us make our wedding an incredibly special day. You were professional, courteous and helpful to a fault, and an incredible source of stability for us under hectic and stressful circumstances. I’d like to apologise for the delay in the ceremony and thank you as well for working with us both as far as the schedule of the day, and around the weather issues that came up. My husband says you were very patient with him as he tried to figure out the best way to hold the ceremony as the weather shifted.
Heather Johnson and Dylan Harley(Roth)
30th October 2020
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Hi Terry and staff members Thank you all so so much it was such a perfect wedding we absolutely love it The waiter and waitress were absolutely amazing the food was amazing the ceremony and reception was perfect We all had a wonderful time. Thank you all so so much again. We will send a photo and a card soon.
Emma and James Neale
9th April 2019
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“Linton Gardens was such a wonderful wedding venue. The grounds are absolutely beautiful and the staff are wonderful. Terry was such a great help with planning and communication was quick and easy. The packages available include so much for such a low price (especially comparing with other venue prices) and what is included takes out a lot of the planning because you get so much in it. We were supposed to have our ceremony in the garden and our reception in the marquee but unfortunately we had extremely bad weather so had to make the decision to move everything indoors the day prior. The staff did this so willingly and quickly and were so helpful throughout the process.”
Rebecca I.
15 Mar, 2019
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“Terry and the team do a fantastic job. They do so much to make the day memorable. And making sure the bridal team are comfortable as well as the guests. The food is to die for and as well as the decorations. Thank you Terry for an awesome day”.
Helena M
1st April 2016
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Dear Terry Thank you very much for putting such a well-organised event. Everything was fantastic and everyone enjoyed. The food was amazing!
Betty Dzvimbu
6th Jan 2018
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On behalf of Gail, Ross, Rod and myself I would like to thank you for the fabulous evening on Saturday. It would appear it exceeded all our members expectations as we have had numerous compliments. We convey our sincere thanks to yourself, your staff and Steve the musician, who made the party such a success. It was a pleasure working with you and we hope we have the opportunity of working with you again in the future.
Joan South
5th Dec 2017
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When you make the decision on a wedding venue many things contribute to where you decide on. Obviously cost, location and quality make up a big part and in our research Linton Gardens lead the way in each category. There was also another factor though that no other venue can offer and that is Terry. Terry is the man who will absolutely ensure your wedding will be exactly as you want it to be, he will speak with you and make the dream that you have wanted happen. We had rain on the day but seriously Terry weaved his magic and it was as if it was just meant to be with how it all worked out, The inside venue for the ceremony was perfect and the reception area just blew us away. We seriously couldn’t have asked for any more. The venue itself is just beautiful with the ceremony, reception and all photos being able to be all in the same place. The food was just perfect and highly praised by our guests and the staff were only too happy to assist with the allergies of guests that we had as well. I honestly can’t give Terry and his staff any higher praise than to say they made our wedding day perfect and I know you would never regret holding your special day there too.
Danielle Simmonds and Martin Rayner
20th October 2017
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“Hi Terry, I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for making Lani and Kev’s wedding day so memorable. My husband and I could not fault the venue, the meals or the staff. A truly wonderful day. I have posted reviews already to all of the sites and they are all 5-star. We had so many compliments on the venue and the meals. Everyone was raving about both. So, once again, thank you”.
Bev & Richard Harrison
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“What an amazing day! Terry thank you so much for all your time and planning into our special day. We and all our guests had an amazing time, the venue was beautiful, food was amazing and the whole day ran perfectly. We can’t thank you enough and would recommend you so highly.”
Natalie Williams and Thomas Dunne
18th March 2017
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“Thank you Terry for walking us through the process and preparing the venue. We appreciate your expertise and professionalism. We chose to serve only vegetarian and vegan food – and it was enjoyed by our guests. We loved the location, setting, Terry’s assistance, options offered, catering, and having it all go smoothly. For those who are seeking a wedding venue- Linton Gardens comes with my recommendations!”
Anna Spicer
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Me and my partner got married at Linton Gardens on Saturday and I can honestly say it was more then I dreamed of. Everything went smoothly with out a hitch. The staff were lovely and everything was just perfect… Thank you Terry and all the staff at Linton Gardens for my fairytale wedding.”
Mrs and Mr Travis Gray
3rd Dec 2016
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A massive shout out to Terry and the team at Linton gardens Somersby! Thankyou so much for all of your hard work and dedication towards our wedding Terry! You always picked up the phone whenever we needed to chat even if it was only a 2 min call you always heard us out. Such an amazing day and even more the night you absolutely made our day one to remember and we can’t thank you enough for that. The food and service was perfect absolutely adored every moment.
Brooke Washbrook
26th Nov 2016
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“Thank you Terry for everything, our wedding was perfect. It is such a beautiful location and the food was amazing”
Natasha Martin & Aaron Greenwood
10th June 2016

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