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CITY VENUES

Top Wedding Venues in Cape Town and Southern Suburbs

Explore the best wedding venues in Cape Town and Southern Suburbs. Here is our selection of the top wedding venues in Cape Town, recommended by wedding professionals and real couples.

Wedding Venues in Cape Town

the forum | embassy hill is an unsurpassed property in the heart of Constantia, Cape Town. This heritage house, set within a secure private estate, represents the perfect blend of historic architecture and contemporary interior design. Bordered by the Cecilia Forest and with the Table Mountain range as a backdrop, the terraced lawns and manicured gardens create a flawless location. Cross the threshold and experience how authentic architecture fuses seamlessly with modern, comfortable and welcoming interior design. embassy hill celebrates the forum company’s signature art, style and fine food with an accomplished kitchen under the leadership of an excellent chef. This five-star venue is a marriage of elegance, serenity, privacy and luxury creating the ultimate wedding experience.

We just had our wedding here – everything went perfectly. The staff, especially our coordinator Marelize, were attentive, organized and so helpful. I cannot fault our experience from start to finish or recommend this venue highly enough. Everything is so elegantly put together and the gardens are magnificent. Thank you so much for making our wedding perfect! – Salomé

The Suikerbossie Restaurant & Estate is set in natural surroundings, amidst panoramic sea and mountain views that will make your Wedding a truly magical experience. Our garden and lawns provide the opportunity for your guests to enjoy your wedding ceremony outdoors, as well as create a setting for pre-drinks and starters. Sunsets make for a breathtaking backdrop for your photographs.

To extend to your wedding experience, we now have 3 cottages on our estate. Escape a day before your wedding so you can relax and get ready in one of our quiet, peaceful Forest Hideaway cottages and or spend your wedding night in our romantic sugar cottage. Weddings and functions are co-ordinated by owners David, Miki & Smith, who have passionately and successfully operated Suikerbossie since 1990.

A Kosher kitchen was built in 1998 (catering is supervised under the beth-din), which allows the Suikerbossie to host Kosher Weddings & Functions.The venue is also Halaal friendly – no certification could be granted by the Muslim judicial council due to the fact that we have a fully licensed bar on the premises. All meat is purchased from a Halaal butcher.

My brother’s wedding reception was hosted at this exceptional venue where food, service and atmosphere all stand out. Thank you for hosting us. Special credit to the managers Dave and Ross. – Byron Green

Wedding Venues in Cape Town

180 Lounger offers a multi-functional indoor space and open-air rooftop terrace with breathtaking 360 degree views of Cape Town. Our panoramic  views complemented by the comfortable yet versatile décor of our beautiful venue create an inspired and creative backdrop for your next event. Located in the heart of Cape Town’s bustling CBD , within close proximity to the Cape Town International Convention Centre, V&A Waterfront, exclusive hotels and just 30 minutes from Cape Town International Airport, 180 Lounger provides the sophisticated setting and exquisite service you’ve been looking for. 180 Lounger is the perfect setting for your next corporate event, business forum, product launch or private function.

The view was absolutely amazing and made me realise the beautiful place we live. – Zoë Johannisen

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Welcome to Cape Point Vineyards, a unique vineyard wedding venue where you are only kilometres away from Cape Town, yet feel as if you’re miles away from the world. Your vineyard wedding at Cape Point Vineyards begins with a journey from city life to sublime tranquillity.  Noordhoek is accessible via the world famous Chapman’s Peak Drive or via Ou Kaapse Weg,  a mountain pass through the heart of the Silvermine Nature Reserve.

In Noordhoek, two magnificent marble lions that once adorned the tomb of a Pope and there after the palace of a Sultan, welcome you to Cape Point Vineyards –  where it is situated on the slopes of the Chapmans Peak mountain range, overlooking the icy blue Atlantic Ocean. Family and friends will await your arrival for your vineyard wedding ceremony on our lush green lawns surrounding the vineyard dam as you make your way to an ancient tree encircled by sea, mountain and vineyard views to say your “I do’s”

Your guests are then invited to enjoy canapes on our lawns or the enjoy the sunset over the Atlantic Ocean from our balau deck, whilst you explore the vineyard and the estate for your wedding photographs. The ample space of Cape Point Vineyards wedding reception hall can easily accommodate up to 200 guests for a seated dinner with a dance floor.  Tableware, linen and seating for 160 guests is included in the venue hire fee. Cape Point Vineyards can provide for all your catering and bar requirement.

We are so grateful to the management (Luke and Walter) at CPV for helping make our dream wedding come to life! They were extremely reliable, always available, helpful, and beyond amenable to all of our requests. They worked so hard and went the extra mile to make sure everything went smoothly and how we wanted. We had so much fun – the venue’s setting is unbelievably gorgeous, the food is top quality, the wine is delicious, and the service team was so friendly and unbelievably professional. We couldn’t be more grateful. – Sam and Graham

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A hidden gem in the heart of Woodstock! A former synagogue from yesteryear which once upon a time even housed the now famous Woodstock Bakery. The exciting new space has been delightfully transformed into an awe inspiring event venue to host your dream wedding, birthday, corporate event or whatever it is that you wish! It is wonderful and refreshing that the space is like a hidden gem tucked away right under our noses in the middle of Cape Town. The owners prefer it just this way! Their enjoyment comes from the excitement of people discovering such a magnificent venue hidden among the ruins in downtown Woodstock.

 

 

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The Homestead building dates from the 1820’s and once served as a farmhouse to supply the garrison in Wynberg. It retains many original features, including internal and external joinery. Providing a unique and Victorian feel to the southern suburbs, The Homestead now provides beautiful indoor & outdoor areas, and full onsite catering from the Food Fanatics team. The venue offers facilities for various occasions such as weddings, product launches, private birthday parties, corporate end years, workshops & meetings, art exhibitions and film/still shoots to name a few.

Had my 50th Ladies Lunch at The Homestead on 19 May 2018. It was everything I had hoped it would be! The food was really delicious and beautifully presented. Shona took my brief and delivered the exact theme I wanted to perfection. She is a gem at organising your event and nothing is too much trouble. Elaine and her team made the most delicious canapés on arrival and a delicious spread served at the table which made it informal and more conversational. Desserts were also very good. The staff were all so helpful and friendly. Highly recommend this venue for your function – Alison Lowndes

Choosing a Wedding Venue in Cape Town

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Cape Town is the second most populous city in South Africa after Johannesburg and also the legislative capital of South Africa. Colloquially called the Mother City, it is the largest city of the Western Cape. The city is known for its harbour, for its natural setting in the Cape Floristic Region, and for landmarks such as Table Mountain and Cape Point.

Once you have chosen your perfect venue it will be much easier to turn it into your envisioned day. But there will be restrictions that will nudge your decision towards the right place.

What is the capacity of the venue?
Are they available on your preferred date?
How far would your guests need to travel?
Is there accommodation nearby?
Is there a Plan B in case of cold/rainy weather?

We wish you all the best with your venue search and we hope you find your dream venue in our lists!

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