Wedding Reception Checklist

First Things First- Start Booking!

  • Decide on either the Taverns picturesque deck overlooking the Clarence River or inside our intimate air-conditioned restaurant for your ceremony and/or reception
  • Book Yamba Shores Tavern as your reception venue and pay deposit.
  • Work out approximate guest numbers
  • Consider your budget.  Your wedding co-ordinator will supply you with a written quote if requested.  This quote will be an estimate costing based on your estimated number of guests.

Next Consider…..


  • Discuss reception set up and get a quote from a wedding decorator.
  • Book celebrant.
  • Book photographer.
  • Look around Yamba for your ideal ceremony location.

And Then….


  • Finalise menu and beverage selection .  Discuss with your wedding co-ordinator any special dietary requirements of guests.

Final bits & pieces….

  • Finalise guests numbers and table layouts with the Tavern (14 days prior to wedding)
  • Provide the Tavern with a time line that you would like your wedding reception to run to. (14 days prior)
  • The Tavern will also provide a wedding running sheet so you can confirm all details

**Please remember our Wedding organisers at the Tavern can assist you with any of the above

And finally, enjoy & have a fantastic, memorable day!!



Yamba Shores Tavern
64 The Mainbrace
Yamba NSW 2464

Phone: 02 6646 1888
Fax: 02 6646 2211


Opening Hours

  • Mon: 9:30am - 3am
  • Tue: 9:30am - 3am
  • Wed: 9:30am - 3am
  • Thurs: 9:30am - 3am
  • Fri: 9:30am - 3am
  • Sat: 9:30am - 3am
  • Sun: 10am - 10pm

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