ELEGANT WEDDING VENUE
INDOOR AND OUTDOOR WEDDING VENUES
The Garden Venue, in North Riding, is the perfect place for any wedding! It is a multiple award-winning wedding venue in Johannesburg, known for its beautiful landscapes, garden chapels, cantilevering decks, cascading Koi ponds and designer wedding halls.
We are proud to oﬀer 5 exceptional indoor & outdoor wedding venues, catering for both intimate and large weddings, hosting from 30 to 450 guests. Each venue is uniquely situated on our property to present its own private wedding day story.
Set across more than 3 hectares of beautiful gardens, only minutes from the Northgate Dome, we enjoy an authentic country feel. Three of our event halls embrace a traditional thatch design, exuding a sophisticated and warm character, while 2 are loved for their contemporary, minimalist style. Regardless of their architecture, all these spaces are surrounded by magnificent greenery, punctuated by multiple water accents.
During your visit, you can choose the chapel and reception space that best resembles your dream wedding!
4 gorgeous outdoor garden chapels
5 designer wedding halls
46 stunning hotel bedrooms and honeymoon suites
At The Garden Venue, our diverse wedding packages may take care of all aspects of your wedding, ranging from catering, decor and flowers… and also including accommodation, bar services, a DJ and your wedding cake etc.
Time after time, first-time visitors are at a loss for words, which is why we encourage you to visit and take it all in for yourself. We promise, you won’t be disappointed!
Arrange a visit to experience this idyllic wedding space firsthand.
WEDDING VENUES: BANQUET HALLS & GARDEN CHAPELS
Each wedding typically consists of an elaborate and well-orchestrated three-part event and at The Garden Venue we allow for the optimal expression of each of these fundamental wedding components:
- Wedding Ceremony
- Canapés and Welcome Drinks
- Wedding Reception Banquet
Wedding Reception Banquet Halls
Choose from 5 elegant banquets halls:
- The Garden Arena Hall – Seats 140 to 450 guests
- The Forest Banquet Hall – Seats 200 to 350 guests
- The Elephant Banquet Hall – Seats 80 to 140 guests
- The Olive Tree Hide – Seats 50 to 80 guests
- The Peacock Room – Seats 30 to 60 guests
Garden Ceremony Chapels
Each banquet hall seamlessly twins with a wedding ceremony space:
- The Garden Arena Cascades Pavilion
- The Forest Lily Pond Amphitheatre Chapel
- The Koi Pond Pavilion
- The Lawn Terrace Chapel
Wedding Canapés & Drinks Space
While the bridal couple are taking photos in our gardens, the wedding guests may enjoy canapés and welcome drinks:
- The Garden Arena Bar
- The Forest Piazza
- The Elephant Boma & Decks
- The Pot Cascade
- The Weir Cascade
Your wedding is important to us, no matter how big or small and we are here to help you make your special day as memorable as possible.
Did you know, we also offer a complimentary, romantic one-night stay with dinner to celebrate your one-year anniversary?
Get in touch to find out more about our wedding venue for your big day.
PERSONALISED WEDDING SERVICES
For a personalised, perfectly coordinated wedding, make an exclusive appointment with one of our wedding coordinators.
While we have the capacity, flexibility and expertise to create a memorable wedding that meets all your requirements, our level of involvement will depend completely on your needs and preferences, all while keeping your vision and budget in mind.
We offer a full complement of staff that includes:
- a senior wedding coordinator who will look after you from the beginning of your planning process to the end of the wedding
- a second coordinator who manages all the practical responsibilities of running your wedding – including coordinating our waiters, barman and cleaners
- a personal chaperone is also offered to each bride on the day to take care of the smaller details
Our Wedding Services for Consideration
- Selection of the most appropriate venue at The Garden Venue Hotel
- Menu selection and refinement
- Beverage selection, including food and wine pairing
- Accommodation and transfers for guests
- Room and table décor and themes
- Entertainment and music recommendations
- Wedding cake recommendation
- Wedding programme
With the Garden Venue team by your side – a tightly-knit family from diverse backgrounds, with years of wedding and hospitality experience behind us – your big day is bound to be extraordinary. Our team of wedding coordinators can present personalised solutions for an expertly coordinated, magical day.
WEDDING PACKAGES & WEDDING CATERING MENUS
At The Garden Venue our experienced wedding coordinators assist bridal couples in selecting the best wedding package to suit their needs. We offer 3 wedding packages (Ruby, Emerald & Platinum), which include the following, but may vary according to your chosen package, venue and number of guests:
- Venue Offering
- Garden Chapel
- Banquet Hall
- Canapés & Welcome Drinks Area
- Garden for Photos
- Serving Station
- Staff Compliment
- Wedding Coordinator
- Floor Manager
- Bride’s Chaperone
- Complimentary Honeymoon Suite & Hotel Accommodation
- Complimentary Beverages
ADDITIONS TO WEDDING PACKAGES
Your wedding coordinator will assist you in choosing additional aspects to be added to your wedding package. These are aspects over and above our standard settings that are automatically included in our venues:
- Extra hotel rooms
- Wedding cake
- Groomsmen’s bar tab
- DJ, sound system, lights & smoke machine
- Décor & flower selection
At The Garden Venue we proudly offer 3 Décor & Flower Packages, which are added onto the Ruby, Emerald & Diamond Wedding Packages:
DELUXE DECOR &
Celebrate your special day with our superior Deluxe Decor and Flower Package. Being our entry level package, it is most impressive. Decorate your venue in elegance and romance with exquisite floral arrangements, enchanting centre pieces and lavish embellishments, creating an unforgettable ambiance that will leave lasting memories for all.
PLATINUM DECOR &
Elevate through pure luxury and take your wedding décor up to the next level with our Platinum Decor and Flower Package. Decorate your venue in opulent flower arrangements, exquisite centre pieces and captivating accents. Create cherished memories of elegance and refinement, turning your special day into a timeless masterpiece.
BESPOKE DECOR &
The Bespoke Package is curated to fulfil every wish. Immerse yourself in the splendour of our extraordinary Bespoke Wedding Venue, Table Décor and Flower Packages, where the epitome of wedding décor luxury and customisation awaits. Dare to dream, and we will surpass your expectations, transforming your wedding visions into a spectacular reality.
WEDDING PAYMENT PLAN
WE OFFER 2 WEDDING PAYMENT PLANS
Payment plan 01
10% deposit payment to secure the date and the venue and thereafter equal monthly instalments with the final payment required 30 days before your big day.
Payment plan 02
50% deposit payment of the total amount to secure the date and the venue and thereafter the outstanding balance will be required 30 days before your big day.
Boasting 46 boutique hotel suites, in a tranquil setting with fantastic garden views, our exclusive rooms combine classic style with contemporary flair. Being a boutique hotel, each room enjoys a different design element. Guests can choose between either a deluxe or standard room including five honeymoon suites. Our sumptuous English and continental breakfast presented daily by our chefs are not to be missed. Wi-Fi is complimentary and all rooms include coffee stations. Airport transfers are available on request.
VIEW OUR WEDDING VENUES
The Garden Arena
150 TO 450 GUESTS
The Forest Banquet Hall
150 TO 350 GUESTS
The Elephant Hall
80 TO 140 GUESTS
The Olive Tree Hide
50 TO 80 GUESTS
The Peacock Room
30 TO 60 GUESTS
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AN EVENTS VENUE TO SUIT ALL TASTES
Whether you choose the Olive Tree Hide nestled under a cluster of ancient Olive trees, the Koi Pond Pavilion or our Elephant Hall, we are persuaded we have the dream events venue for you. Centrally located, near the Northgate Dome, The Garden Venue is one of Johannesburg’s best kept secrets, so come and see for yourself the breath-taking gardens and beautiful venues.