Self-Catering Venues in South Africa

At Pink Book, we often get enquiries from our brides for wedding venues that allow outside catering. That is why we decided to make a handy list of the self-catering venues in our wedding directory. Most venues have their own catering services or even an in-house restaurant, but sometimes arranging for your own catering can save a little bit of extra on the price. For the budget-conscious bride, every little bit helps! So have a look at these great locations below:

Self-Catering Wedding Venues in Gauteng:

Gauteng, which means “place of gold” is the most populous province in South Africa and is home to some of South Africa’s largest cities, including Johannesburg and Pretoria. This province has all the hustle and bustle of city life, whilst also maintaining a historical feel. Gauteng is home to many of South Africa’s top attractions including, but not limited to, The Cradle of Humankind, The Union Buildings, The Apartheid Museum, Voortrekker Monument, Monte Casino and much more.

Self-Catering Venues in the Western Cape:

The Western Cape is the fourth largest province in South Africa, with coasts bordering the Indian and Atlantic Oceans, which makes this the perfect location for a nature-inspired wedding. The Western Cape is also home to Table Mountain, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, Robben Island, Bo-Kaap, Winelands, Castle of Good Hope and so much more.

Self Catering Venues Eastern Cape:
  • The Rose Barn

The Eastern Cape is home to beautiful beaches, as well as, Addo Elephant Park, Tsitsikamma National Park, The Owl House.

Self Catering Venues Limpopo:

Limpopo is the northernmost province of South Africa. Limpopo is home to The Kruger National Park, which is one of South Africa’s largest game reserves, Madikwe Game Reserve, Marakele National Park and much more.

Self Catering Venues Freestate:
  • Tava Lingwe Game Lodge

The Free State is filled with flat grassy plains with pastureland. The Free State has more than 30 000 farms, which produce over 70% of South Africa’s grain. It is also home to amazing sites like The Vaal Dam, Oliewenhuis Art Mansion, Golden Gate National Park, Vredefort Dome World Heritage Site and much more. J.R.R Tolkien the famous author of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit was also born in The Free State’s capital, Bloemfontein on 3 January 1892.

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Find Your Catering Services:

If you need help finding catering companies in your area, please head over to our Wedding Catering section and contact any of the wonderful vendors listed there. Most catering professionals will have menus for you to choose from. When selecting your wedding food, it is important to take into consideration the number of people and the season. If you need help on deciding whether you want a buffet or a set menu – we have some great tips to help you choose.

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