Southern Oaks Plantation

Southern Oaks Plantation

New Orleans, LA
504.245.8221   Visit Website   Email Vendor
out of 5.0
73 Reviews
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I really don't even know where to begin. My husband and I were married at Southern Oaks on 10/5/12 and it truly was the most incredible night of my life. Southern Oaks literally thinks of EVERYTHING--you, your bridal party, your family, and your guests won't have to worry about a thing. My main point of contact was Kyle and he was absolutely fantastic. The entire night flows perfectly; the attendants tell you exactly where to be and when and you will have a full glass and anything you can think of at your fingertips the entire night! The bride and groom, parents of the bride and groom, and bridal party all get their own personal attendants which was really great. 95% of our guests were from out of town, including us, and told us multiple times how beautiful the wedding was, how superb the service was and couldn't stop raving about the food--DELISH (yes, I got to eat at my own wedding because SOP sets up a private candlelit dinner for the bride and groom to eat for a few minutes without any interruptions!) If you can swing it, get the horse and carriage, jazz band, and photo booth-- our guests absolutely loved it! I could seriously go on and on about SOP but I'm going to stop myself. If you want to keep your sanity during the planning process, go with SOP! One stop shop and so amazingly beautiful! They really are a first class establishment and will do just about anything for you to have your perfect fairy tale wedding.

Services Used: Ceremony & Reception Venue
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7816 Hayne Boulevard, New Orleans, LA 70126

Gorgeous Daytime Events and Spectacular Nighttime Celebrations



Hidden behind its gorgeous Antebellum façade, Southern Oaks Plantation is a unique, fresh, and surprisingly contemporary wedding venue.  A quick stroll through the mansion’s immaculately decorated interior is all it takes to understand how thoroughly Southern Oaks embraces the wedding industry’s latest trends.  The venue is a fusion of traditional and modern elements, combining the best of both and mixing in the distinctive culture of New Orleans.  It’s an amazingly successful formula—a stylish mélange of the delicious food, exceptional service, and unmistakable style unique to the Big Easy. 


Southern Oaks Plantation is set on more than three acres of manicured grounds.  It is a charming and opulent estate, and a picturesque setting for photography.  Unlike many historic properties, the indoor spaces at Southern Oaks have been renovated specifically for weddings.  The charming rooms at the front of the mansion open into a glamorous ballroom, which becomes the focal point of the reception. 


New Orleans is a city known for its culinary excellence, and Southern Oaks Plantation embraces this tradition wholeheartedly.  Although the atmosphere is magical and the service impeccable, cuisine is the keystone of their business.  Each celebration at Southern Oaks Plantation incorporates an all-inclusive, hand-passed menu of over eighty different items.  The food is brilliantly presented and constantly served.  It’s a tapas-style wedding with seemingly no end to the amount or variety of items catered.


Yet, catering is just the beginning of the amenities offered by Southern Oaks Plantation.  With numerous elements provided as part of their ceremony and reception packages, hosting an event at Southern Oaks is simple and stress-free. The exceptional staff ensures every detail is meticulously planned and perfectly executed.  Southern Oaks Plantation is the only venue in Louisiana that has won the “Bride’s Choice Award” from WeddingWire in 2011, 2012, and 2013, been selected as a “Best of Weddings” Pick by The Knot in 2011, 2012, and 2013, been chosen as one of New Orleans’ top wedding venues for 2012 by Brides Magazine, and been voted the #1 “Place to Get Married” in The Times-Picayune 2012 Readers’ Choice Awards. 


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Categories: Ceremony & Reception Venue
Event Types: Anniversaries, Birthdays, Corporate Events, Holiday Parties, LGBTQ Weddings / Ceremonies
Established: 1987
Employees: 60
Accepts: Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
What can I say, Southern Oaks Plantation has won "Venue of the Year" several times for a reason. Mr. Bobby and Mrs. Sue are on top of every detail. From the very best menus, to the top notch service from everyone on site, the feeling you get when having your celebration at SOP is second to none.
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Southern Oaks Plantation is a wedding ceremony and reception venue from New Orleans, Louisiana. We service weddings throughout the local area, including Baton Rouge, Mississippi, and Texas. Southern Oaks Plantation is a professional wedding location that has been awarded "Most Romantic" and "Best All-Around Wedding Venue" that has been part of the greater New Orleans wedding industry for more than 28 years. We specialize in unique and magical celebrations that exceed your expectations