Top Wedding Venues In Joburg

So, you’re getting married? Getting engaged was the easy part, now comes the stressful part … planning the actual wedding! Usually there are a few important aspects to get booked as soon as possible, such as the caterer, the entertainment, the photographer and videographer and, most importantly, the venue! We went on the hunt for some of the most exquisite wedding venues around Joburg. Here are our Top Wedding Venues in Joburg!

Entertainment, photographer and videographer and, most importantly, the venue! The most exquisite wedding venues around Joburg.

Oakfield Farm

Known for their seamless event coordination, Bridal Expos, homely feel and uniqueness, Oakfield Farm is the place to suss out if you’re looking to have an elegant farm wedding. The stunning grounds will provide the perfect backdrop and setting for your wedding photos and, with their exceptional country-style cuisine and fantastic service from their friendly staff, what more could you ask for?

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The Moon & Sixpence

The name of this venue itself sounds magical, and it is the perfect place to make magical memories that you will keep forever. Expect a sophisticated and exquisite warm country ambience where you will find two separate venues (The Farthing Chapel and The St Francis Chapel) with their own character and feel, great food and service, and exquisite Florin Gardens to give you the perfect setting if you are interested in having an outdoor ceremony.

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Valverde Country Hotel

From an intimate wedding catering for 20 guests, to a big wedding of 200 guests, Valverde is the perfect setting for your happily ever after. Each venue houses its own chapel and reception area for you to make your dream wedding come true. Depending on your vision for your wedding day, they cater for a variety of settings, from chapel, morning or picnic weddings to beautiful garden ceremonies. Choose from their King Hall with a spacious raised dance floor, fireplace and buffet area or the Jasmine Chapel which overlooks the beautiful Elandsdrift Valley and Renaissance Garden complete with beautiful features and scenery.

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This is a venue I remember all too well when I attended my Godfather’s wedding a few years ago. All I can say is: you can definitely feel the romantic and elegant aspects of this venue with their beautiful gardens as the perfect background for your wedding photos. With a selection of beautiful venues to choose from (depending on the size of your wedding and what you have in mind in with regards to scenery) you are sure to find inspiration to bring your wedding dreams to life.

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Makiti is definitely the place for an elegant and romantic country wedding! Water fountains and ponds surrounded by green lawns, vibrant flowers, majestic trees and different features to make for the perfect fairytale setting. And their wedding venues with their own chapels are just as breathtaking! The Ballroom Venue (seats from 60 to 400 guests) is an airy thatched room, with beautiful chandeliers, soft drapes and fairy lights to create that romantic ambience. Or, if you are looking for something a bit more modern, consider the Sunset Venue with a high roof, big chandeliers and fireplaces that can be lit if you are having a winter wedding. Or take advantage of their magnificent gardens for a totally different ambiance for that memorable and beautiful garden ceremony!

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Birchwood Hotel

With 10 reception venues (each with their own unique style and feel) Birchwood caters for intimate and large weddings. Choose from buffets to plated menus to be served on your big day by their warm and friendly staff members. Take your wedding photos in their lush, picturesque gardens and dance the night away in celebration of your union. And, when all the celebrations are over, share your first night as husband and wife in one of their honeymoon suites as a complimentary gift.

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River Place Lodge

Looking for something with beautiful scenic mountain and river views among stunning indigenous gardens? Then River Place Lodge is the perfect place for you to have that country wedding you have always dreamed of! Say “I do” in one of their stone-clad chapels with breathtaking views, or on their lush green lawns next to the river or at their beautiful waterfall cove. And have stunning wedding photos taken on their stone bridge over the river while the sun sets over the koppies. River Place Lodge is the perfect backdrop for your fairytale wedding!

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Shepstone Gardens

At Shepstone Gardens, they will take care of your every need. With great features, settings and vibrant gardens, you are sure to find perfect photo locations to compile the most amazing wedding album. Their professional and experienced coordinators offer planning packages to suit you and your dream wedding, and work closely with preferred vendors but still manage to give you the freedom to create your own tailor-made wedding!

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Blandford Manor

Specialising in daytime weddings, plan your wedding out in their beautiful Botanical Gardens under large trees surrounded by lush green lawns. There are many perfect locations for you to have an outdoor garden ceremony under a glorious Hollywood-style gazebo draped in white cotton. And when the ceremony is over, celebrate with a garden setting reception or an indoor venue reception for a more formal feel while dining on some of the best cuisine in the country.

For more information, visit their website.

shepstone gardens

Summer Place

For a wedding that exudes elegance and class, Summer Place is just the venue if you’re looking for something a little out of the ordinary. The vicinity is exquisite, offering beautiful manicured lawns, a stunning water feature, as well as park-like grounds that will make the perfect backdrop for your special day. Take you pick from the Apollo Room for small or large events, or the Summer House for a more intimate feel.

For more information, visit their website.

Fairway Hotel & Golf Resort

The Fairway Hotel & Golf Resort offers couples nothing less than a 5-star setting for their special day. Just envision getting hitched in their beautiful stone clad chapel, treating guests to a stunning sunset while sipping on sundowners at the Vista Deck, and celebrating your newlywed status with a party in the elegant, Windsor Ballroom. If the Fairway Hotel & Golf Resort sounds like just the place to say ‘I do’, then be sure to check out their wedding packages.

For more information, visit their website.

summer place

Black Eagle Boutique Hotel & Conference Venue

Thinking of having a wedding set among majestic trees and beautiful gardens, then be sure to check out the Black Eagle Boutique Hotel & Conference Venue in Ruimsig. They have a range of stunning venues for you to choose from, whether you want something small and personal or a massive celebration. All of their functions are fully catered for, and they also offer an extensive bar service.

For more information, visit their website.

Memoire Wedding & Function Venue

Muldersdrift seems to have plenty of gems when it comes to wedding venues! Another gem this area has to offer newlyweds-to-be is the exquisite and intimate, Memoire Wedding & Function Venue. This wedding destination understands that your wedding day is one of the most memorable days of your life, and strive to offer you and your guests excellent service, style, grace, and opulence. They have a number of settings for you to choose from depending your wedding day vision, and the size of your party. Check out their wedding packages that are valid until August 2018.

For more information, visit their website.


Da Vincenzo

With 15 years’ experience in hosting and marrying couples, Da Vincenzo is just the venue if you are looking to incorporate an Italian feel to your wedding. Their accommodating staff will assist in any way they can to make sure your special day is not only memorable, but also as stress-free and enjoyable as possible. They have three exclusive venues to choose from to host your wedding, including the Don Michele (50 – 70 people), the Don Vincenzo (70 – 100 people), and the Don Main (100 – 250 people). They also have an outdoor patio that hosts 80 people if you want to enjoy sunny day-time wedding.

For more information, visit their website.

Green Leaves Country Lodge & Venue

Planning your special day to take place out in the country but don’t have a venue in mind just yet? Green Leaves Country Lodge & Venue nestled among the Magalies Mountains offers couples a stunning destination to mark the beginning of their happily ever after. Imagine French-style architecture, picturesque gardens and breathtaking views, a romantic chapel, impeccable service, tantalising cuisine, and a horse-drawn carriage to make your grand entrance. Sounds perfect to you? Then be sure to pay them a visit to view the premises, they’re open for viewings seven days a week.

For more information, visit their website.

Know any other wedding venues we have missed? Tell us about it in a comment below!

Remember that our “Top Picks” are not paid for and are compiled at the discretion of the journalist. We only write about what we love.

Images sourced by each venue’s respective sites.

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5 thoughts on “Top Wedding Venues In Joburg

  1. Hertford Hotel is one of my absolute favourites. not as expensive as Oakfield but just as nice and much nicer than most of the others mentioned here

  2. Hi

    I would like to know if we can have a engagement party there
    Please will you get back to me
    And how much it will cost
    Kind regards

  3. My vote goes to The Hertford. Beautiful venues, excellent service and amazing food, far more important than surface deep looks.


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