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Dubrovnik Wedding Venues

Sponza Palace Receptions

Wedding Conditions



The palace itself surrounds you in historical grace, the open atrium is a window to the sky above.



As of 4 up to 150 guests



As of 40 guests up to 150 guests



Starting as of 65 euro per guest for 4 courses



Loud music until midnight, lowered music until 1.30am.



Reception rental is per hour. Early booking is required.

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Wedding Menu Examples

Wedding Menu’s – 4 and 5 courses

Menu 1 – 4 courses

Slow Cooked Salmon on Mint Flavored Cous cous Salad

Chilled Artichoke Cooked in Olive Oil Soup with whipped cream

Herbs and Walnut Crusted Grilled Lamb Loin with polenta, ratatouille and mint sauce

White Chocolate Flavored Panna Cotta with cherry sauce

Menu 2 – 4 courses

Ragusa Style Octopus Salad with Tomato, Onion, Parsley, Olive Oil, Red Wine Vinegar

Pistou Soup with Seasonal Vegetable, Pesto, Parmesan and Garlic Baguette

Chicken ‘Topkapi’: Roasted Chicken Breast Filled With Oriental Rice and Tomato Sauce

Esterházy Tart

Menu 1 – 5 courses

Baby Mozzarella Salad with Cherry Tomato, Mediterranean Greens And Balsamic Dressing

Tuscan Vegetable Soup

Reine Style Vol – Au – Vent with Chicken, wild mushrooms and truffles paste

Thigh of Lamb Confit with eggplant rice, oven roasted tomatoes and thyme essence

Baked Apple Pie with English sauce and vanilla ice cream

Menu 2 – 5 courses

Baby Arugula Salad with balsamic reduction and parmesan cheese

Chilled Shepherd Soup: tomato, cucumber, bell pepper, onion, parsley and lemon

Roman Style Gnocchi with asparagus and sun dried tomato sauce

Pan Fried Fillet Of Sea bass with Crushed Potato, Creamed Spinach Purée and Berry Sauce

Limoncello Tiramisu: Limoncello Flavored Mascarpone Cream and Honey Melon

Beverage Package 1

Welcome drink: 1 Glass of Rakija or Prošek

Wine: 1⁄2 Bottle of Plavac Mali, Mendek, 2006

Or Malvazija Istarska, Mendek, 2008

1⁄2 Bottle of Still or Sparkling Mineral Water

1 cup of Coffee or Tea

Beverage Package 2

Welcome drink: 1 Glass of Porin Katunar

Wine: 1⁄2 Bottle of Pošip Čara or Plame Vujnović

1⁄2 Bottle of Still or Sparkling Mineral Water

1 cup of Coffee or Tea

Beverage Package 3

Welcome drink: 1 Glass of Millenium Tomac

Wine: 1⁄2 Bottle of Malvazija Kozlović or Zlatan Plavac

1⁄2 Bottle of Still or Sparkling Mineral Water

1 cup of Coffee or Tea

Beverage Package 4

Welcome drink: 1 Glass of Piper

Wine: 1⁄2 Bottle of Pošip Grgić or Postup Potomje

1⁄2 Bottle of Still or Sparkling Mineral Water

1 cup of Coffee or Tea



Foie Gras Lollipop

Smoked Duck Breast with Orange Reduction

Salted Beef with Arugula and Parmesan

Dubrovnik Style Octopus Salad

Tuna Fish Pâté

Dalmatian Prosciutto Rolled with Honey Melon

Grissini Rolled with Parma Ham

Smoked Salmon Rose on Squid Bread

Marinated Anchovies on Fennel

Gaspacho in shot glass

Baby Mozzarella and Cherry Tomato Skewer

Grilled Eggplant Rolled with Goat Cheese

Vegetable Strudel with Tomato Passato

Tomato-Basil Bruschetta

Chilled Saffron infused Artichoke Soup

Melon with Feta Cheese

Ratatouille Salsa on Corn Bread

Herbed Crêpes with Smoked Salmon


Opera Cake

Coolness of Lemon

Cheesecake with Forest fruits

Panna Cotta with Strawberry

Assorted Macaroons


‘Dubrovačka Rožata’

Chocolate Fantasy

Multi Coloured Éclair

Buffet Menu

Seafood Dinner Buffet Menu


Seafood Salad

Adriatic Oysters from Ston

Pan Seared Tuna with smoked Eggplant and Bell Pepper Dip

Beetroot Carpaccio with Goat Cheese Mousse

Mint and Orange Flavoured Couscous Salad

Panzanella Salad, Tri Colour Beans Salad

Salad Condiments and Raw Vegetable Crudites

Cherry Tomatoes

Seasonal salad leaves, Salad dressings


Asparagus Soup with Chilli Flax and Parmesan


Swordfish Skewer with Bell Peppers and Bay Leaves

Pan Seared Salmon with Lemon-Capers Sauce

Tagliatelle with Artichoke Hearts, Cheery Tomato and Olives

Grilled Baby Squid

Buttered Fennel and Steamed Potato

Mussels Buzara



Coolness of Lemon

Mini Melons Tartelette

Passion Fruits Mousse

Sliced Seasonal Fresh Fruits

Berries sauce, Vanilla sauce, chocolate sauce, whipped cream

Mediterranean Dinner Buffet Menu


Vitello Tonatto

Smoked Duck Breast on Waldorf Salad

Marinated Sardinian on Baby Arugula

Mediterranean Salad

‘Caprese’ Salad

Shepherd Salad

Sliced cucumbers with yoghurt, mint and garlic

Salad Condiments and Raw Vegetable Crudites

Cherry Tomatoes

Seasonal salad leaves, Salad dressings


Pistou Soup


Pan Seared Mediterranean Sea bass with Bell Peppers

Steamed Rice with Green Peas and Carrots

Penne with Creamy Spinach and Walnuts

Grilled Lamb Rack with Mint Sauce

Marinated Chicken Thigh

Sautéed Vegetables


Panna Cotta

Apple Tart


Crème Brûlée

Sliced Seasonal Fresh Fruits

Berries sauce, Vanilla sauce, chocolate sauce, whipped cream

Dalmatian Dinner Buffet Menu


Dalmatian prosciutto with cheese and olives

Marinated Baby Shrimps on Local Arugula and Capers

Dubrovnik Style Octopus Salad

Anchovies in extra virgin olive oil

Ragusa Salad, Cabbage Salad

Vegetable Strudel, Cherry Tomatoes

Seasonal salad leaves, Salad dressings

Salad Condiments and Raw Vegetable Crudites


Dalmatian fish soup with fish chunks, carrots and rice


Pan Seared Sea bass with buttered red onion and fennel

Traditional Beef Pašticada with Gnocchi

Grilled Cuttlefish

Oven Baked Cheese Štrukli

Mussels Buzara

Dalmatian Style Boiled Potato and Blitva


Dubrovnik Style Pancake

Maccaruli Cake, Prikle

Dubrovacka Rozata

Seasonal Sliced Fruits

Rogača Cake

Berries sauce, Vanilla sauce, chocolate sauce, whipped cream

Sponza wedding reception catering packages include:

– Food menu

– Choice of three canapés (from the canapé menu) per person

– Beverage package

– Regular Table set up

– Regular Flower decoration – centerpiece

What we think


History, culture, elegance… those are the keywords that you should be after if you are considering this venue. The palace is a very attractive venue, and due to it’s open atrium, you have the feeling of being outdoors as well.

The palace is rented on an hourly basis, which makes it a good option for both wedding ceremonies and wedding receptions.

During the warm summer months, the palace offers shade which is a welcome relief for every bride and groom!

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Have your Wedding ceremony at the Palace

Possibly the most elegant venue in Dubrovnik

Sponza Palace as a ceremony venue

The Sponza palace can be rented as a wedding reception venue, or you can combine both your wedding ceremony and your dinner here.

To be able to give you information which is as complete as possible, please navigate to our Sponza Ceremony page here.


For more information on celebrating your wedding at this  Historical Dubrovnik Venue, contact us!

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