20 Garden & Outdoor Wedding Venues, Cape Town

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Created to make the challenging journey of finding your dream wedding venue a little easier, refer to our list of the best garden and outdoor venues for your wedding ceremony and reception that are set amongst ancient trees, dreamy vineyards, orchards, mountainside backdrops, magical forests and more.

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As confirmed by this ultra useful 12 Month Wedding Planning Checklist, finding the perfect wedding venue is paramount! So begin your search by considering one of the many breathtakingly beautiful wedding venues around Cape Town and it’s surrounds!

1. The Conservatory

Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town
 
Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town
Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape TownShot by: (Top-Bottom) 1. Storybook Photography, 2. Herman Agenbag Photography, 3.Moira West

Website: www.theconservatory.co.za
Venue location: Klein Kastaiing, Happy Valley Road, Franschhoek
Venue description: The perfect wedding venue that brings the beauty of the outdoors inside. With surrounding trees towering above, the transparency of The Conservatory offers an airy and clean indoor space allowing the creation of any style of wedding celebration, which flows out onto a garden patio. An outdoor wedding ceremony beneath large trees can be accommodated alongside The Conservatory.
Services offered: Wedding co-ordination, catering, onsite kitchen and full bar facilities.
Nearby photo opportunities: Mountainside, vineyards and forests.
Guest capacity: (Outdoors seated) Max 50 guests, (In & Outdoors cocktail-style) Max 250 guests, (Indoors cocktail-style) Max 180 guests.
Price range: Price on request.
Wedding information pack: Available on request.
Contact email: darlene@theconservatory.co.za

2. Allee Bleue

Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town

Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town

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Shot by: Du Wayne Photography 

Website: www.alleebleue.co.za
Venue location: Intersection R 45 and R310, Groot Drakenstein, Franschoek Valley
Venue description: Situated in the Franschoek Valley, an alfresco wedding picnic or garden wedding luncheon can be hosted beneath the beautiful old trees found on the Manor House Lawn, which overlooks the majestic vineyards in the large courtyard of the Alle Bleue estate’s main historic building. The Palm Gardens venue also offers a picturesque setting with surrounding mountains and vineyards.
Services offered: Wedding co-ordination and catering.
Nearby photo opportunities: Drakenstein Mountain range backdrop and surrounding historic thatched-roof buildings.
Guest capacity: (Manor House Lawn seated) Max 300 guests, (Manor House Lawn cocktail-style) Max 500 guests, (Palm Gardens) Max 2000 guests.
Price range: Price on request.
Wedding information pack: Alle Bleue Wedding Info Pack 2013
Contact email: info@alleebleue.com

3. Rhebokskloof Wine Estate

Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town

Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town

Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town

Shot by: (Top-Bottom) 1. Yvette Gilbert Photography, 2-3. PearTree Photography

Website: www.rhebokskloof.co.za
Venue location: Rhebokskloof Wine Estate, Wine Route Number 8, Windmeul, Agter Paarl
Venue description: Endless luscious gardens filled with Willow and Oak trees, dam, vineyards and old Cape Dutch buildings form the perfect backdrop to this wedding venue, which offers several different venue options from a wooden floor Bedouin tent for wedding receptions or garden wedding ceremonies.
Services offered: Wedding co-ordination and catering.
Nearby photo opportunities: Cape Dutch buildings, vineyards and surrounding gardens.
Guest capacity: Guest capacity on request.
Price range: Price on request.
Wedding information pack: Rhebokskloof Wedding Info Pack
Contact email: riekie@rhebokskloof.co.za

4. Langverwagt

Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town

Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town

Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town

Shot by: (Top-Bottom) 1-2. Du Wayne Photography; 3. Kathryn Van Eck Photography 

Website: www.langverwagt.co.za
Venue location: Off Langverwagt Road, Kuilsrivier
Venue description: Amongst the tall trees of the outdoors, a secluded wedding ceremony may be held before guests are led into a romantic sit-down reception venue in Langverwagt’s historic wine cellar.
Services offered: Catering and accommodation.
Nearby photo opportunities: Vineyards, forests with ancient Oak trees, farm gardens, a striking water pool feature, a glorious backdrop of Table Mountain and charming architecture.
Guest capacity: (Indoor Wine Cellar seated) Min 40 guests – Max 150 guests with a dance floor.
Price range: (Summer) R35,000. (Winter) R 30,000. A 15% discount on the venue fee may be arranged if the guest count is less than 50.
Wedding information pack: Available on request.
Contact email: info@langverwagt.co.za

5. Beloftesbos

Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town

Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town

Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town

Shot by: Moira West Photography

Website: www.beloftebos.co.za
Venue location: Sandbaai, Cape Town
Venue description: Well-known for their old oak trees, Beloftebos is a romantic wedding venue ideal for both wedding ceremonies and receptions. A grove, farmhouse and the nearby banks of the Paardenberg River creates the perfect outdoor wedding venue with huge oak trees forming a beautiful roof of leaves.
Services offered: Wedding co-ordination, catering, wedding transport, tents, lighting, seating and accommodation. Nearby churches in Stanford are available for church wedding ceremonies.
Nearby photo opportunities: Paardenberg River, farmhouse and Oak tree forest.
Guest capacity: Min 60 guests – Max 250 guests.
Price range: R270 – R565 price range per head without catering.
Wedding information pack: Available on request.
Contact email: danica@beloftebos.co.za

6. Diemersfontein

Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town

Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town

Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town

Shot by: Vivid Blue Photography

Website: www.diemersfontein.co.za
Venue location: Jan van Riebeck Drive (R301), Wellington, Cape Town
Venue description: Diemersfontein offers memorable garden weddings surrounded by a backdrop of the Cape mountainside and endless farmlands.
Services offered: Wedding co-ordination, catering, full bar facilities and accommodation.
Nearby photo opportunities: Backdrop of the Cape mountainside and farmlands.
Guest capacity: (Garden) Min 40 guests – Max 200 guests, (Banquet Hall) Max 80 guests with a dance floor, Max 100 guests without a dance floor.
Price range: Main Garden Venue Fee – R11 400.00
Wedding information pack: Diemersfontein Wedding Info Pack
Contact email: conference@diemersfontein.co.za

7. Backsberg

Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town

Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town
Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town Shot by: (Top-Bottom) 1. Jani B Photography, 2. PearTree Photography, 3. Tiana for Agape Studio Photographers

Website: www.backsberg.co.za
Venue location: Along the Franschhoek (R45).
Venue description: A wedding ceremony and reception venue that is set amongst vineyards and that boasts stunning wine cellars. The beautiful Backsberg estate offers a selection of lawns and beautiful gardens such as The Manor Lawn with spectacular views of the vineyards and surrounding mountains. The indoor ceremony venue of the Vat Cellar filled with old oak fermentation barrels offers a beautiful alternative during wet weather. The estate’s garden leads to a courtyard perfect for pre-drinks at the entrance to Neville’s Place, the wedding reception venue.
Services offered: Wedding co-ordination and management, catering (Kosher-friendly).
Nearby photo opportunities: Surrounding gardens, open farmlands and Vat Cellar with old oak fermentation barrels.
Guest capacity: (Indoors) Max 200 guests with a dance floor, (Indoors & Outdoor Courtyard covered with a Bedouin tent) Max 300 guests.
Price range: Minimum Venue Fee – R7 500 with R75 per person.
Wedding information pack: Backsberg Wedding Info Pack 2013
Contact email: events@backsberg.co.za

8. Palmiet Valley Estate

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Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town

Shot by: Jean Pierre Photography

Website: www.palmietvalleyestate.co.za
Venue location: Klein Drakenstein, Paarl, South Africa.
Venue description: A beautiful garden wedding ceremony venue is matched with a stunning outdoor pool-side garden gazebo, which lies amongst a backdrop of vineyards and majestic mountains ideal for a wedding reception that lasts long into the evening.
Services offered: Wedding co-ordination, catering, accommodation and a romantic thatched-roof stone chapel.
Nearby photo opportunities: Gardens with tall trees in abundance, a backdrop of mountains and vineyards and a beautiful pool water feature.
Guest capacity: Min 2 guests – Max 100 guests.
Price range: Price on request.
Wedding information pack: Available on request.
Contact email: info@palmiet.co.za

9. Clouds Estate

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(Above) Clouds Estate Post- Renovation

Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town

Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town

Clouds Estate Pre-Renovation shot by: (Top-Bottom) 2. Du Wayne Photography; 3. Greg Lumley Photography

Website: www.cloudsestate.com
Venue location: Helshoogte Road, Stellenbosch, Cape Winelands, Cape Town
Venue description: With guest house in the background, wedding ceremonies are hosted on the lawn facing a the magnificent view of the Simonsberg mountain. Wedding receptions are held in their modern wedding venue with it’s unique grass rooftop.
Services offered: Wedding co-ordination, catering, decor, flowers, Bedouin tent hire and accommodation.
Nearby photo opportunities: Vineyards, gardens and Simonsberg mountain surroundings.
Guest capacity: Min 2 guests – Max 100 guests.
Price range: Price on request.
Wedding information pack: Available on request.
Contact email: info@cloudsestate.co.za

10. Nooitgedacht Estate

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Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town

Shot by: Eric Uys Photography

Website: www.nooitgedachtestate.co.za
Venue location: Stellenbosch, Cape Winelands, Cape Town
Venue description: Their faunum (chapel) or the vast grounds of Nooitgedacht Estate offers charismatic wedding ceremony options with surrounding gardens. Attached to the faunum is the banquet hall found in the main cellar, which makes for a stunning wedding reception venue.
Services offered: Wedding co-ordination, catering and accommodation.
Nearby photo opportunities: Wine cellar and large green gardens with lovely tall trees.
Guest capacity: Guest capacity on request.
Price range: Price on request.
Wedding information pack: Available on request.
Contact email: functions@nooitestate.co.za

11. The Venue at South Hill

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Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town

Shot by: Jean Pierre Photography 

Website: www.southhill.co.za
Venue location: 113 The Valley Road, Elgin, Western Cape
Venue description: Offering freedom of choice in the charming countryside surroundings of Elgin, South Hill offers both indoor and outdoor options. Inside, The Venue provides a beautiful reception location and a Bedouin or Marquee Tent creates a magical outdoor affair.
Services offered: Wedding co-ordination, catering and accommodation.
Nearby photo opportunities: South Hill farm’s vineyards, the surrounding picturesque Elgin Valley, orchards, pine forests and Kogelberg Mountains in the background.
Guest capacity: (The Venue) Max 70 guests with a dance floor. (Bedouin Tent) Max 150 guests.
Price range: Price on request.
Wedding information pack: Available on request.
Contact email: sandra@southhill.co.za

12. Waterkloof Wine Estate

Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town

Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town

Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town

Shot by: (Top-Bottom) 1. Ian Mitchinson, 2. Lauren Kriedemann Photography via Waterkloof Wines 3. Lauren Kriedemann Photography

Website: www.waterkloofwines.co.za
Venue location: Waterkloof, Sir Lowry’s Pass Road, Somerset West
Venue description: A spectacular Winelands wedding location that overlooks False Bay and the Winelands below.
Services offered: Wedding Co-ordination and catering.
Nearby photo opportunities: Vineyards, rolling farmlands below, greenery and usual modern architecture.
Guest capacity: Max 120 guests.
Price range: Venue Fee – R25 000
Wedding information pack: Available on request.
Contact email: nadia@waterkloofwines.co.za

13. Molenvliet Wine & Guest Estate

Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town

Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town

Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town

Shot by: Jean Pierre Photography

Website: www.molenvliet.com
Venue location: Helshoogte Pass, Stellenbosch
Venue description: Beautifully landscaped gardens and the romantic vineyards offer perfect outdoor wedding ceremony venues that are set amongst magical surrounding offers the ideal complement to the indoor reception banqueting venue that leads out into the surrounding perfectly manicured lawns.
Services offered: Wedding co-ordination and management, catering, full bar and accommodation.
Nearby photo opportunities: Vineyards, large trees and beautiful old buildings.
Guest capacity: Max 250 guests with a dance floor and Max 300 guests without a dance floor.
Price range: Price on request.
Wedding information pack: Molenvliet Wedding Info Pack 2013-2014
Contact email: sven@molenvliet.co.za | lm@molenvliet.co.za

14. Suikerbossie

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Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town

Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town

Shot by: Du Wayne Photography

Website: www.suikerbossie.co.za
Venue location: 1 Victoria Road, Hout Bay, Cape Town
Venue description: A pretty garden wedding ceremony that leads into the indoor wedding reception venues.
Services offered: Catering (Kosher and Halaal-friendly)
Nearby photo opportunities: Garden, Hout Bay Harbour, surrounding greenery and scenery.
Guest capacity: (Upstairs Venue) Min 50 guests – Max 70 guests. (Downstairs Venue) Min 120 guests – Max 300 guests.
Price range: (Upstairs Venue) Venue Hire – R4500 (2013) / R5000 (2014). (Downstairs Venue) Venue Hire – R9000 (2013) / R10 000 (2014).
Wedding information pack: Suikerbossie Wedding Info Pack
Contact email: dave@suikerbossie.co.za

15. Zevenwacht

Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town

Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town

Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town

Shot by: Du Wayne Photography

Website: www.zevenwacht.co.za
Venue location: Langverwacht Road, Kuils River, Cape Town
Venue description: Stunning outdoor wedding receptions venues such as Zevenwacht’s Alfresco thatched tent or the less formal The Lapa thatched venue offers a picturesque setting set alongside a magnificent lake that boasts panoramic views of Table Mountain. Services offered: Catering, accommodation and spa facilities.
Nearby photo opportunities: Wine cellar, vineyards, historic Manor House, surrounding large gardens and tree-shaded lawns sloping down to the magnificent lake.
Guest capacity: (Zevenwacht Alfresco) Min 80 guests – Max 200 guests. (The Lapa) Max 60 guests.
Price range: Price on request.
Wedding information pack: Available on request.
Contact email: info@zevenwacht.co.za

16. Neethlingshof

Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town

Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town

Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town

Shot by: Charl Smith for Agape Studio Photographers

Website: www.neethlingshof.co.za
Venue location: Along the M12/ R310, Stellenbosch
Venue description: This Stellenbosch winelands wedding venue offers natural beauty and rolling hills of greenery that are made for a memorable wedding ceremony. Exquisite garden views are enjoyed from the light and airy space of The Palm Terrace wedding reception venue.
Services offered: Catering and bar.
Nearby photo opportunities: Gardens, background mountain landscape, vineyards and their well-known stone pine-lined avenue leading to the gabled homestead.
Guest capacity: (The Palm Terrace) 160 guests.
Price range: Price on request.
Wedding information pack: Available on request.
Contact email: rnanny@iafrica.com

17. La Petite Dauphine Guest Farm

Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town

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Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town

Shot by: Du Wayne Photography

Website: www.lapetite.co.za
Venue location: La Petite Dauphine, Excelsior Road, Franschhoek, Winelands, Western Cape
Venue description: The Paddock at La Petite Dauphine serves as a stunning wedding ceremony venue set on pristine lawn areas that show off views of the nearby Franschhoek Mountains. Alternatively, a 200 year old Oak tree found at The Gravel presents a magical outdoor wedding ceremony and reception area with views Franschhoek Mountains in the background. Following from The Gravel are the large doors leading to an old packing shed, The Studio, restored to a magnificent indoor reception venue. La Petite Dauphine‘s Cafe Bon Bon is another venue or bar area positioned between orange trees and a view of the duck pond and vineyards.
Services offered: Wedding co-ordination, catering, bar, and accommodation.
Nearby photo opportunities: Vineyards, flowering gum tree overlooking a duck pond, olive groves, fruit orchards and Franschhoek Mountain backdrop.
Guest capacity: (The Gravel) Max 100 guests, (The Studio) Max 100 guests with dance floor.
Price range: Venue Hire – R 30 000.
Wedding information pack: La Petite Dauphine Wedding Info Pack 2013-2014
Contact email: events@lapetite.co.za

18. Hidden Valley

Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town

Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town

Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town

Shot by: PearTree Photography

Website: www.hiddenvalleywines.co.za
Venue location: Hidden Valley Wines, T4 Route, Off Annandale Road, R44, Stellenbosch
Venue description: The Overture Restaurant offers a distinct wedding venue with beautiful vineyard and mountain views and a neutral colour palette for any wedding style. Memorable sunsets offer the perfect opportunity for pre-drinks to be enjoyed by the dam below or atop the restaurant veranda.
Services offered: Wedding co-ordination and catering.
Nearby photo opportunities: Wine cellar, vineyards, olive groves, large dam bordered by trees, a garden trail, hand-carved stone wall, and panoramic views of the Helderberg as seen from the tasting room.
Guest capacity: (Overture Restaurant): Min 40 guests – Max 130 guests with a dance floor.
Price range: Price on request.
Wedding information pack: Hidden Valley Wines  Wedding Info Pack
Contact email: functions@hiddenvalleywines.co.za | belinda@hiddenvalleywines.co.za

19. Nantes Estate

Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town

Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town

Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town

Shot by: Charlene Schreuder Photography

Website: www.nantesestate.co.za
Venue location: Along (Paarl) R45, Cape Winelands.
Venue description: Made for wedding occasions, this venue offers a luxurious setting of outdoor wedding ceremonies with vineyards, dam and several water features. The wedding reception venue is a stunning area with a grand staircase.
Services offered: Wedding co-ordination, catering and bar.
Nearby photo opportunities: Vineyards, beautiful architecture, vast open land leading to a breathtaking mountain backdrop.
Guest capacity: (Downstairs indoor venue) Max 30 guests. (Upstairs indoor venue) Min 60 guests – Max 160 guests with dance floor and Max 180 guests without dance floor.
Price range: Venue fee – R25 000 excluding rooms / R33 000 including rooms
Wedding information pack: Available on request.
Contact email: venue@nantesestate.co.za | madre@nantesestate.co.za

20. Mountain Shadows Guest House

Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in Cape Town

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Shot by: (Top-Bottom) 1. Drikus Le Roux, 2-3. Du Wayne Photography

Website: www.mountainshadows.co.za
Venue location: Keerweder Road, Paarl, Cape Winelands.
Venue description: In this picturesque olive and wine estate with mountain views, wedding ceremonies can be held under a French gazebo or beneath the shade of old oak trees. Several unique venue locations are available on the Mountain Shadows estate for wedding receptions. The outdoor Bedouin tent or marquee is a picture perfect setting with its orange trees and green lawns overlooking the nearby golf course and vineyards. The Banqueting Room found in the Cape Dutch Manor House offers a charming and beautiful indoor alternative.
Services offered: Wedding co-ordination, catering, bar and accommodation.
Nearby photo opportunities: Gardens, backdrop of the Drakenstein Mountain range, vineyards, fruit trees and the Cape Dutch Manor House.
Guest capacity: (Outdoor Bedouin tent) Max 200 guests. (Indoor Cape Dutch Manor House Banqueting Room) Max 100 guests.
Price range: Price on request.
Wedding information pack: Available on request.
Contact email: Mountain Shadows Contact Form

We hope that our list of garden and outdoor wedding venues has made your wedding venue search a wonderful adventure.  While considering your wedding venue options, find charming vintage inspiration for your wedding decor by looking to our list of 20 Places to Find Vintage Wedding Decor Gems in Cape Town. Yay!

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