The Garden Venue

And just like that the date has been set....A dream can now come to reality!!

The Garden Venue Boutique Hotel in Randburg, an award winning wedding venue, offering full wedding packages, precisely what you dreaming of. A forest chapel, banquet rooms, beautiful gardens, floating decks and cascading ponds offer multiple wedding spaces, from 40 to 600 guests.t’s the perfect venue for any occasion that brings the beauty of the outdoors inside whether you are tying the knot, renewing your vows, commemorating a milestone or occasion, our unique party place is ideal. With multiple reception, ceremony rooms and spaces, we offer boutique wedding services and packages. In this tranquil outdoor setting, the bride-to-be can host the wedding of her dreams attended by a friendly and professional team of co-ordinators, who are dedicated to meeting their highest expectations.

Our most remarkable feature is our awe inspiring gardens. These magical gardens with koi and lily ponds, pavilions and piazzas and expansive rolling lawns are the ideal complement to the indoor banquet halls and rooms.

We offer freedom of choice with standard and boutique wedding packages.

Our team of wedding coordinators, can assist you in planning your perfect magical day.

• Venue

• Menu Selection

• Décor

• Entertainment

Whether your ceremony is on a raised pavilion over cascades, or on the rolling lawns below the tall trees of our Forest Chapel; Whether your banquet is a luncheon in our Elephant Hall or a grand dinner in our Arena, The Garden Venue is certainly the perfect backdrop to host your wedding.

Wedding, Receptions and Ceremonies Spaces

African Open-Air Arena – Our African Open-Air Arena is a fabulous garden space, ideal for those who have dreamt of a garden wedding. This sumptuous event space with sprawling lawns can host large weddings of up to 600 guests, in either a marquee tent or a Bedouin tent. The garden arena is uniquely private, with an outdoor stage for your wedding ceremony and is framed on all sides by landscaped gardens on raised berms.

Forest Banquet Pavilion – Our Forest Banquet Pavilion tells a 3-part wedding day storyline, where 3 unique spaces come together for the ceremony, then the pre-ceremony drinks with canapes and finally followed by the grand reception banquet. This dramatic space nestled below towering trees, with expansive rolling lawns, lends itself perfectly to the chemistry required for your magical wedding day. Whilst ceremonies can be held amongst the tall trees of the Forest Chapel, pre-reception drinks and canapes can be enjoyed on the piazza and sumptuous wedding banquets can be hosted inside the Forest Banquet Pavilion with its dramatic high thatch roof. This magnificent venue can cater for up to 400 guests banquet style.

Lawn Terrace – The Lawn Terrace is the most ideal space for a garden wedding. Rolling lawns & immaculate landscaped gardens defines this space. It can cater for up to 200 guests. We recommend that weddings on the Lawn Terrace be held in a tented marqee or stretch Bedouin tent. Weddings hosted on the Lawn Terrace also enjoy the exclusive use of Annie’s Corner which is a contemporary out-door boma & the Olive Tree Hide. The Olive Tree Hide is a thatch room at the far end of the Lawn Terrace, where pre-reception drinks & canapes can be hosted, during the cocktail hour, while photos are being taken.

Marquee – For those preferring the use of a garden Marquee Tent for a magical outdoor affair, a paved garden space surrounded by large trees and landscaped gardens is available. The Marquee space is ideal for tented wedding functions, catering for up to 200 guests banquet style.

Elephant Hall – The Elephant Hall, delighting in a neutral colour palette for any wedding style, is a thatch hall with expansive deck patios enjoying magnificent views for receptions. It can cater for up to 120 guests under roof banquet style. Seating capacity can be increased to 150 by adding tables on the deck patio. The Koi Pond Pavilion is adjacent to the Elephant Hall and is an exquisite outdoor space with decking pavilions cantilevering over Koi ponds and is ideal for wedding ceremonies. With a capacity of 150, it is the ultimate space for a charismatic outdoor wedding ceremony and many have hosted their receptions here too. Memorable sunsets offer the perfect opportunity for pre-drinks and canapes to be enjoyed.

Olive Tree Hide – The Olive Tree Hide is an outdoor thatch venue in an enviable position nestled under a grand old indigenous Olive Tree. It can cater up to 60 guests under roof, banquet style. This exceptional space, ideal for smaller weddings, also offers a circular patio with wrap around exterior seating on the patio. It’s an intimate area, which can expand its capacity to 100. The Lawn Terrace, which is adjacent to the Olive Tree Hide, with pristine rolling lawns, is an ideal garden location to hold your wedding ceremony, presenting a magical outdoor wedding ceremony and reception area.

The Upper Room – For small weddings, the Upper Room is ideal, as an indoor chapel or as a banquet room, indulging in privacy & enjoying magnificent views over the koi ponds & landscaped gardens. This private room with its high-pitched thatch roof can cater for up to 50 guests.

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