Best Winter Wedding Venues in Cape Town & Stellenbosch

Winter Wonderland: The Best Wedding Venues in Cape Town and Stellenbosch

Planning a winter wedding in Cape Town or Stellenbosch? Look no further than this guide to find the perfect winter wedding venues for your special day. Whether you’re looking for a cozy vineyard or an elegant estate, there are plenty of options to choose from in these picturesque locations.

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1. 50 Shades of Hay

50 Shades of Hay is a family owned Venue for Weddings, with a desire to assist the bridal couple to create and enjoy their dream wedding day. Here one will find value offered through the flexibility, hands-on nature, homely and friendly disposition of the team. Additionally the bridal couple will enjoy affordable, value-filled packages and high-quality service.

50 Shades of Hay has a smashing winter special for R 55 000 pax 50, with a lot of extras included. Contact them about their winter wedding package today.

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2. AA Badenhorst Family Wines

The venue is an old house on a working wine farm, with a big open zinc-dak back stoep. Rustic to the core, the original farmhouse dates from the turn of the 19th century. There is an under-cover back porch with ambient lighting and a dancefloor under the stars. With fireplaces and indoor chapels, perfect for winter weddings.

The versatile venue can comfortably host both big and small weddings. Celebrations with circles as tight as 19 guests, to the back stoep that seats 120 guests. By adding a stretch tent, they can accommodate up to 200 guests.

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3. Avontuur Estate

The farm covers some prime Winelands real estate and boasts incredible views spanning over False Bay across to Table Mountain. Avontuur Estate commonly referred to as the home of “fine wine and fast horses”, now has an added addition of fabulous weddings. Recent renovations of the grand Old Cape Dutch Manor House have resulted in world-class accommodation. It lends itself to one of the most beautiful wedding settings in the Cape.

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4. Black Marlin

The venue seats up to 100 guests without a dance floor and 60 to 80 people with a dance floor. Setting them apart from other wedding venues, Black Marlin does not charge for venue hire, but rather a per person rate, depending on the menu selected. The Black Marlin has a fully licensed bar and has an extensive wine list to please wine lovers to wine connoisseurs.

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5. Cultivar Guest Lodge

You can book both the ceremony and reception at the lodge, thereby leaving you with no transport problems between venues. With a choice of indoor and outdoor locations, Cultivar is the perfect wedding venue, catering for all weather conditions – your perfect wedding venue in Stellenbosch. Cultivar’s has a winter wedding special for 50 Guests, R60 000 with a lot of extras included, make sure to enquire with them.

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6. Deannie Landgoed

The venue offers an amazing atmosphere with tranquil views of Helderberg Basin. Enjoy the calmness of the farm dam and birdlife. They offer exclusivity of the venue for your function or wedding, and should you not be interested in All-Inclusive packages, you are welcome to bring in your own decor and catering. With a great winter wedding package available, you will received 10% discount on venue hire.

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7. Eikenhof Estate

The estate boasts a brand new wedding venue, aptly named Cap Classique, that can comfortably accommodate up to 120 people in a banqueting set up. The design of the walk way leading from the parking area to the venue is a striking match of wooden pergola and natural stone barrier walls, creating the perfect setting for a wedding ceremony under a canopy or an ideal location for welcome drinks or cocktails. Enquire about Eikenhof Estate’s Winter wedding package today.

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8. Hazendal Wine Estate

The exquisite estate offers a range of exceptional wine estate wedding venues, expert culinary teams and an experienced wedding coordination team that will ensure your special day is unforgettable. Hazendal’s winter wedding venue packages consists of 50 guests for R146 500 or 80 guests for R178 000, make sure to contact them today!

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9. Highberry Vineyards

The rustic and intimate establishment resembles features of a modern countryside barn. With authentic and tasteful finishes all around; there is an evident tone of elegance, romance and charm – making it the ideal venue for any special occasion. Highberry is open during the winter season, with a indoor chapel and fireplaces to make sure you and your guest are kept warm on your special day!

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10. Hudson’s Venue

Hudson’s is soon looking forward to celebrating twelve years as a wedding venue in the beautiful Winelands of the Western Cape. During that time they are proud to say that they have developed as leaders and innovators in the industry, as they have sought to create a comfortable, relaxing and visually beautiful atmosphere in which to celebrate one of the most important days in life’s journey. This venue is equipped with fireplaces and indoor chapels, so you can have a snug winter wedding!

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11. Kaleo Guest Farm

This elegant country estate with both accommodation and wedding and function facilities is set well away from the hustle and bustle of humanity, only you and nature at its best. It’s an ideal place to get away from it all to enjoy the slow pace of country living. Kaleo Guest Farm is equipped with gas heaters, aircons and open fire places, and also has a indoor chapel. Contact them about their winter wedding packages!

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12. Klein Bottelary

Klein Bottelary, a wedding venue in Stellenbosch is where you can imagine a truly private escape, a farmhouse nestled away in Bottelary Hills, an independent wine farm will be the magical setting for your wedding or function. The character and charm of Klein Bottelary can only be felt not described! 

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13. Klein Joostenberg Events Venue

The venue is modern, uncluttered and spacious. Endless views across the garden and farm give a relaxed, peaceful atmosphere. The reception room is versatile and the set up can be adjusted to suit a wide variety of group sizes and events such as day conferences, workshops, meetings, trade days, parties and weddings. Klein Joostenberg has a 30% discount winter wedding package!

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14. Knorhoek Wine Farm

It is this setting with its multitude of seasonal options and locations on the farm that make Knorhoek a perfect wedding venue. Let it be the gorgeous natural backdrop for your special day – think established woods, vineyards, historic architecture and lawns – and may they offer to be your planners and guides? Imagine a single destination, accommodation for special guests, a location in the heart of the Stellenbosch winelands, an in-house events coordinator and your catering needs met, all neatly presented in a rather splendid bouquet.

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15. L’Avenir Wine Estate

The Leopard’s View lookout, L’Avenir gardens, and deck overlooking two ponds is ideal for smaller weddings, while the Single Block facility can accommodate up to 80 guests. Their experienced team provides peace of mind through impeccable service and top-notch catering. And speaking of top-notch – you are certainly likely to fall in love with L’Avenir’s wines! R63 000 – R71 000 depending on the guest amount with lots included for a special winter wedding!

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16. Monkey Valley Resort

Nestled within a rare Milkwood forest at the foot of Chapman’s Peak Noordhoek, Cape Town Wedding Venues, is Monkey Valley Beach Nature Resort. The resort has magnificent views of the Noordhoek beach and mountain behind it. Monkey Valley has luxury accommodation and fine dining country cuisine, sea views, treetop decks and log fires. It is rated one of the 10 most romantic places in the world.

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17. Nooitgedacht Wine Estate

The Manor House boasts expansive lawns shaded by centuries-old oak trees and is surrounded by orchards, rolling vineyards and magnificent mountains. The original cellar with its rustic atmosphere is used for functions and can accommodate 120-260 guests with a dance floor and 300 without. Adjacent to the cellar is a faunum/chapel for wedding ceremonies that can accommodate 170 guests. Alternatively, couples may prefer to conduct ceremonies in the beautiful gardens. Nooitgedacht has a few winter wedding packages, make sure to contact them today!

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18. Sacred Mountain Lodge

An enchanted, completely weather protected, forested fairy-lit garden venue – You’ll be forgiven for thinking you’ve entered a fairy tale! Sacred Mountain’s beautiful forested, wind-protected gardens are made exclusive to you and your guests. Their Wedding Package offering is fully coordinated and designed to relieve you of any pressures normally associated to such an event, leaving you free to create your special memories to last a lifetime! R10 000 discount on a full wedding package if you book your wedding with Sacred Mountain Lodge in the winter months!

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19. Steenberg Hotel

Just 30 minutes from the city centre of Cape Town; Steenberg Hotel & Spa is perfectly positioned for ease of travel for all your guests. An intimate and private ceremony space on the lush lawns in front of the original manor house will set the tone for a day of joyful celebration. The festivities ensue with a refined dining experience at Tryn and culminate in a luxurious stay in a sumptuous room at Steenberg Hotel & Spa.

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20. The Cooperage Events Venue

The building comprises of stone, concrete, steel and African wood with breath-taking 360 degree views of the Simonsberg mountain range, vineyards and water. As the name suggests, much like the work of a barrel cooper, The Cooperage Events Venue is a hand-crafted, artisanal event space.

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21. The Kraal Restaurant

The Kraal Restaurant is a secluded space situated in a shaded, stone walled courtyard on the historic Joostenberg Wine Estate in Muldersvlei. Slow, farm-style meals are served at wooden tables set outside in between fruit and wild olive trees, right next to the winery and the “werf” garden. In case of poor weather, the event will automatically be moved into the cosy “waenhuis” tasting room. A tent or marquee may be needed for bigger groups for poor weather. This is an extra cost for the clients account. Contact The Kraal Restaurant about their winter wedding package!

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22. The Lichtenstein Castle

In the scenic town of Hout Bay, situated in the valley on the Atlantic seaboard of the Cape Peninsula; lies a scene snatched out of a fairytale. Built as a replica of the Gothic Schloss Lichtenstein castle in Southern Germany, this private estate is yours to rent for exclusive and elite functions. Every little girl dreams of being a princess and one day marrying her Prince Charming. What better to make your dream wedding a reality than by saying “I do” in the Lichtenstein castle wedding venue. The majestic Ballroom has a capacity for 150 guests The entire Castle can also be rented as a private Villa.

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23. The Silo & Shed

Charming, tastefully decorated, soft with natural light, stylish, but with an unaffected beauty, you’ll love this secure, exclusive reception venue with its bright, natural lighting, countryside lawns, wrap veranda and ample parking. An eclectic mix of modern sophistication and farm-life charm, The Silo and Shed’s décor is a breath of fresh air. Papered walls with large leafy designs echo the botanical theme found in the hanging plants and pot plants. Silo & Shed has winter wedding packages available, click on the enquire button below to contact them!

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24. The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa

Celebrate with a stylish reception at the Atlantic Terrace Marquee; the ideal venue for a dazzling wedding that also caters for up to eighty guests. This impressive semi-permanent space offers unsurpassed sea views with its open marquee that invites salty sea breezes and glorious sunsets to spill directly into the main seating area. The all-white, neutral palette venue requires very little additional decor, allowing brides to put their unique stamp on it to reflect their own personality and taste. The Twelve Apostles Hotel has an amazing winter wedding package, contact them today to avoid disappointment!

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25. Weltevreden Estate

Weltevreden Estate represents one of the most beautiful, family-orientated settings for weddings and intimate functions in Stellenbosch and the surrounding areas. They have literally cultivated a setting for a variety of wedding specifications and implore you to allow them the privilege to not only accommodate your wishes but make them a reality.

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26. Wijnlanded Uitzicht Venue

Wijnlanden Uitzicht Venue presents you with a getaway destination that exemplifies a modern twist on a vintage era. Well known for its simple elegance and off-beat rustic farm feel, Wijnlanden Uitzicht Venue guarantees their intimate, personalised weddings are a cut above the rest, ensuring attention to the finest details. Contact Wijnlanded today to enquire about their winter wedding packages. They cater for up to 50 guests indoor during the winter months.

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27. Winery Road Forest

Located on Winery Road, the venue, Winery Road Forest is situated among some of the most prestigious wine farms along the Stellenbosch Wine Route. With uninterrupted vistas of rolling lawns, sweeping vineyards, and beautiful mountain ranges as well as the well known Helderberg overlooking the venue’s lake and Forest. Winery Road Forest is open during the winter months and has fire places and an indoor chapel.

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28. Zorgvliet Wine Estate

Zorgvliet has an elegant wedding venue, The Oak Room for your reception. The large floor to ceiling glass doors adds elegance to the wood flooring. The venue also boasts neatly manicured gardens, great wine and an industrial kitchen, which makes the possibilities of catering for any wedding endless. Zorgvliet has seasonal rates, and indoor chapel and reception area, make sure to enquire with them.

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1. Knorhoek Manor House

The majestic Manor House still has it’s original yellowwood ceilings and floors, together with the adjacent Mill House with its Watermill forms a unique architectural complexion the area and definitely reminds of days gone by, situated on the western slopes of the Hottentots Holland Mountain range and on the Helderberg Wine route. A little secluded, serene setting, perfect for a relaxed atmosphere. Right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairytale. Knorhoek Manor House has its own character and atmosphere that makes it the perfect setting for a romantic and cozy winter wedding. Winter venue special R5000 (80 pax inside – 200 pax outside) valid from 1st May – 31st July 2023.

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2. Lord Charles Hotel

The refurbished hotel maintains its classic flair, but with a contemporary twist. Guests can enjoy traditional luxury in their newly upgraded rooms, and resort style amenities featuring tennis courts, swimming pools, spa and fitness facilities, a revitalized feature dam, and mouth-watering dining options. Contact Lord Charles Hotel about their packages, they work around guests / clients budgets.

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3. Ongegund Lodge

The old wine cellar which dates back to 1820 is now a function room. The venue offers the privacy and intimacy a couple desire for their wedding. There is a smaller function room, big enough to seat 40 guests, ideal for smaller parties and conferences. There are 17 en-suite luxurious and comfortable bedrooms accommodating 37 guests in the Garden, Pool and Patio areas including two Self-catering rooms.

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4. Silver Forest

Silver Forest has a wonderful Restaurant, a talented team of chefs and lovely choice of areas to design your wedding your way, an intimate tented dome in the garden, the luxurious Eatery indoors or the Stoep for an outdoor event. The Boutique hotel also has an award winning luxurious Day Spa, perfect for pre wedding preparations or somewhere for the bride and groom to relax the day after the big event.

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