Wedding Venues in Cape Town

Why Cape Town is one of the best Wedding Destinations?

Cape Town is one of South Africa’s most exclusive wedding destinations. Offering beautiful beaches, breathing-taking scenery and luxury venues and accommodation. The hospitality industry in Cape Town is Diverse and inclusive to every persons needs and wants. Cape Town has the best venues for weddings with little comparison.

Embarking on the journey to forever deserves nothing short of a spectacular beginning, and what better place to craft the perfect love story than the captivating landscapes of Cape Town? In this enchanting city where the mountains meet the sea, each corner seems to whisper tales of romance and dreams fulfilled. As we delve into the world of matrimony, join us on a virtual tour through the ethereal realms of Cape Town’s most enchanting wedding venues. From the grandeur of historic estates to the intimate charm of hidden gems, we invite you to explore with us the crème de la crème of wedding venues in Cape Town—where love finds its most breathtaking stage.

Ready to be swept away by the allure of these extraordinary spaces? Let the journey to discovering the best wedding venues in Cape Town commence!

Here’s our list of the Cape Town’s Best and most versatile Wedding Venues.

1. Hazendal Wine Estate

Hazendal offers couples over 300 years of heritage and amazing wedding venue that is surrounded by natural winelands beauty and fynbos.
Whether it’s a glamorous ball in the Grand Hall, or an al fresco celebration set on our lawns in front of the vintage homestead, Hazendal offers breathtaking settings, and don’t worry, the catering promises to be some of the best.

The perfect destination to start your journey of love.

2. Groot Constantia

Groot Constantia is South Africa’s oldest wine-producing estate is the setting for one of Cape Town’s tucked-away gems. Boasting two fantastic wedding venues each with its own unique and tasty offering: Simon’s Restaurant and Jonkershuis Restaurant have some of the most amazing food and wine.

3. Nooitgedacht Wine Estate

Nooitgedacht Estate offers an intimate wedding setting for small groups of 50 to grand affairs of 200 guests or more. Indoor wedding setting or outside, You can choose from on-site catering service or connect with their preferred suppliers.

4. Laurent at Lourensford

Laurent has a beautiful glass venue space offering a blank canvas to have your wedding. It has vast open spaces with a modern twist on classic elements, a marble floor and crystal chandeliers for that Cinderella type fairytale wedding story

5. Rockhaven Farm

Rockhaven Farm is Situated in the beautiful green Elgin Valley, just about an hour from the hustle and justle of Cape Town, you will find this tranquil paradise . Surrounded by stunning fields of Fynbos and 360 views of mountain tops, it is the perfect location to host your unforgettable wedding day.

It’s your chance to get away from it all on their functioning fruit farms in the Elgin Valley. The perfect, natural background for your memories.

6. Quoin Rock Manor House

The Quoin Rock Manor House, a classic Cape Dutch style space hosts a “head-in-the-clouds” setting for glamorous and extravagant weddings. The perfectly manicured lawns serve as the ideal location for weddings and private events. With breathtaking views of the Quoin Rock Wine Estate Vineyards and the surrounding Simonsberg mountains, this is truly a magnificent wedding and function venue.

7. Highberry Wedding Venue

The Highberry Wedding Venue is an exquisite venue. Completing construction recently in 2018, the brand new Wedding and Function venue at Highberry Vineyards is designed for your wedding. With a seating capacity of up to 130 guests inside authentic and tasteful finishes all around, Highberry’s location has spectacular views of the farm’s vineyards, dams, horse paddocks, and the great Hottentont Holland mountain range. Facilities include a fully equipped kitchen, so catering is a dream, a licensed bar, and spacious lawns where a marquee could be erected, and live music playing.

8. Avontuur Estate

Avontuur Estate, nestled between Somerset West and Stellenbosch, stands as a distinguished wine producer on prime Winelands terrain. Its panoramic vistas stretch from False Bay to the iconic silhouette of Table Mountain. Known as the sanctuary for “exquisite wine and swift equines,” Avontuur Estate now embraces enchanting wedding ceremonies alongside its renowned offerings.

The recent restoration of the majestic Old Cape Dutch Manor House has transformed it into a haven of luxury accommodation, elevating it to one of the most captivating wedding venues in the Cape region. Additionally, the estate is now home to retired champion racehorses, adding a touch of nostalgia and elegance to its romantic ambiance.

9. Black Marlin

The Black Marlin is nestled within the captivating landscape of the Cape Peninsula and embraced by the Table Mountain National Park lies the renowned Simon’s Town. Here, amidst breathtaking vistas, rugged coastlines, and tranquil beaches, you’ll discover an idyllic setting for your memorable occasion.

Whether you seek an intimate romantic celebration or a grand corporate event, Black Marlin beckons as the ultimate venue. Offering unparalleled views, a serene ambiance, and culinary delights, this establishment seamlessly blends the beauty of mountain and sea with an air of refined elegance.

If you’re in search of a venue that ticks all the boxes for your special day – from stunning scenery to culinary excellence and an atmosphere of sophistication – then look no further than Black Marlin Restaurant.

10. D'ARIA Wine Estate

Venue D’ Aria is situated in the heart of the Durbanville Wine Route, a special place for any wedding. Venue D’ Aria promises a unique experience to guests. Self-catering cottages With great opportunities for photoshoots using romantic poplar trees and surrounding vineyards for scenic backdrops and incredible memories.

11. Elgen River Lodge

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The Elgin River Lodge is only a 1-hour drive from Cape Town, in the Grabouw Winelands, far enough to escape the hustle and bustle of city life, and fully immerse yourself in nature and the great outdoors. A beautiful venue for a wedding.

Set on a 100 hectare farm,  The Palmiet River winds its way through the venue for a spectacular 2.5km. A barge ride from the bridal parties cabin and beatifully manicured lawns for the reception area. 

12. De Uijlenes

De Uijlenes, located just past Gansbaai, where love stories come to life, under the great tree amidst the beauty of nature. A Cahrming venue with everything personally catored for. The warmth of family family-run business, deeply rooted in the very soil that has been tended by generations since 1723. One of our favorite venues we have had the pleasure to shoot at.

13. 50 Shades of Hay

50 Shades of Hay stands as a quaint wedding venue run by a dedicated family, aimed at helping couples craft and relish their ideal wedding experience. Their team prides itself on its adaptable approach, hands-on assistance, welcoming atmosphere, and amiable demeanor. Moreover, couples can anticipate reasonably priced, comprehensive packages and top-notch service, ensuring their special day is both memorable and fulfilling.

14. Monkey Valley Resort

Monkey Valley Resort is able to host weddings both large and small, a charming venue that guarantees your wedding to be a memorable day for years to come. Accommodation is available on the premises.  The beautiful Log Cabins on the mountainside have Victorian baths and fireplaces to enhance the unique atmosphere of this exclusive resort. Views of the Atlantic Ocean and private walkways to the beach, A special venue for any wedding.

15. Cape Point Vineyards

Cape Point Vineyards stands as a proudly family-owned establishment situated in the picturesque Noordhoek region on the Cape Peninsula. Nestled against the breathtaking backdrop of the renowned Chapman’s Peak mountain range, it offers a captivating vista of the nearby Atlantic Ocean, just 1.2 kilometers distant. The interplay of cool sea breezes and ancient mountain soils gives rise to a distinctive terroir, fostering a late growing season that culminates in the creation of exceptional Sauvignon Blanc wines characterized by mineral notes and remarkable complexity.

Additionally, Cape Point Vineyards provides an enchanting venue for weddings, adding a touch of romance and elegance to any couple’s special day. With its stunning natural surroundings and serene ambiance, it offers an unforgettable setting for celebrating love and union.

16. Goedgeleven

Goedgeleven is Nestled amidst serene farmlands just beyond Durbanville Hills. A charming wedding venue on a private farm. Whether you envision an intimate gathering or a grand affair with up to 150 guests, we provide diverse wedding packages tailored to your needs. Our all-inclusive package ensures a remarkable yet affordable experience!

At Goedgeleven, every detail contributes to a picturesque setting for your special day. As you venture down the dusty road lined with aloes guiding the way to the venue, you’ll encounter a tranquil pond enveloped by lush gardens, enhancing the venue’s allure. The chapel boasts side doors that open to invite the serene ambiance of the garden and pond, elevating the ceremony’s aesthetic. Meanwhile, the reception hall comfortably accommodates 150 guests, featuring glass doors that offer enchanting vistas of the water and meticulously landscaped gardens against the backdrop of surrounding farms. Complete with a spacious dance floor and a well-appointed cash bar serving an array of beverages, including popular international cocktails, the reception hall ensures a lively celebration. As evening descends, Goedgeleven undergoes a magical transformation with illuminated gardens and ponds, complemented by flickering firepits, casting an enchanting glow over the festivities.

17. Sacred Mountain Lodge

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Sacred Mountain Lodge stands out as a distinguished wedding venue, boasting a unique experience as a beautiful wedding venue in Noordhoek, Cape Town to offer a secluded and intimate boutique setting for both wedding ceremonies and receptions. Surrounded by majestic trees on an Astro-turf lawn, the venue ensures complete weather protection, ensuring a perfect event regardless of wind or rain. Their enchanting gardens provide a picturesque backdrop for outdoor ceremonies and receptions all year round, while a smaller indoor library-lounge venue is available for more intimate gatherings. Additionally, exclusive country cottages and accommodation suites are offered at discounted rates for the convenience of wedding guests.

For those seeking a beachside ceremony, they facilitate arrangements for weddings on the stunning Noordhoek Beach, just a two-minute drive from the lodge.

Nestled at the foot of the renowned Chapman’s Peak Drive, the location offers easy access to the exquisite Noordhoek Beach and the picturesque Noordhoek Common & Wetlands, providing ample opportunities for breathtaking photo sessions to immortalize your special day.

They have comprehensive wedding packages including full coordination services leading up to and on the day of your event, with remote coordination options available for international couples. 

18. The Range - Function and Conference Centre

The Range is tucked away, nestled amidst the picturesque wine estates of Constantia Valley and the serene woodlands of Tokai Forest, They  offer two exceptional venues boasting breathtaking vistas.

They have a meticulously renovated rustic Log cabin venue which provides the perfect setting for various events and conferences. Additionally, they also feature a permanent marquee, nestled at the base of the Constantiaberg Mountain, ensconced by pine trees, and enveloped by vineyards.

This article shows why Cape Town is one of the best Wedding Destinations! We truly have some of the best Wedding venues in the world.

As you embark on your journey to find the perfect wedding venue in Cape Town, let this guide serve as your compass, navigating you through the myriad of options available in this breathtaking city. Whether you envision exchanging vows against the backdrop of the iconic Table Mountain or amidst the serene vineyards of Constantia, Cape Town offers a plethora of venues to suit every couple’s unique style and preferences. From luxurious estates to intimate beachfront settings, the possibilities are as limitless as the love you share.

As you continue your search, remember to trust your instincts, prioritize what matters most to you both, and cherish every moment of this unforgettable chapter in your love story. May your wedding day be filled with joy, love, and cherished memories that will last a lifetime. Cheers to a magical celebration in the heart of one of the world’s most enchanting cities.

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