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Banquets & Functions

We invite you to experience the luxurious, warm ethnic atmosphere and African charm of Hakunamatata. With beautiful gardens and the tranquility of quiet country life, Hakunamatata is the perfect setting for your function.

Pricing for Functions

Venue Hire: Catered

9 Hour duration of which cut off time is midnight 00h00 – thereafter R 1 500 extra per hour

Venue hire is charged as follows:

Saturdays and a day before a public holiday – R15,000
Fridays, Sundays and public holidays – R9,500
Mondays to Thursdays – R5,000

Special Terms:

A minimum of 50 guests will be billed for weddings on a Saturday
A 15% waiter and staff service fee will be charged on all menu options

 

Venue hire includes the following for up to 150 people:

  • Welcoming drinks – (fruit juice/sparkling wine/sherry)
  • Use of our garden for recreation
  • Use of our Blue Skies dining deck for up to 150 pax or an indoor banqueting venue for up to 120 pax
  • Built-in fairy lights and candelabras on dining deck
  • Tables (standard round or rectangular)
  • Table linen – white or black and gold
  • Table numbers
  • Easel for displaying table seating plan
  • Black Chairs
 
  • Glassware, cutlery and crockery
  • Banqueting manager on duty to ensure the smooth running of your function
  • Setting up of the venue, cleaning and clearing
  • Ample secure parking with 24-hour security
  • Use of venue for a 9-hour period – cut-off time for functions is 00h00.
     

The following is not included in the function packages:

  • Flowers and table centre pieces
  • Additional lighting
  • Decorations and candles
  • Chair tie-backs and table overlays
  • White chair covers
 
  • Bar account
  • Music/DJ/live band
  • Audio visual equipment
  • Photographer/videographer
     

Bar Facilities

Hakunamatata is fully licensed with a well-stocked bar and therefore all beverages are to be provided by us. Wine and champagne may however be brought in, which will carry a corkage of R60.00 per 750ml bottle or a corkage of R175.00 per bottle of spirit.
You have the option of either a cash bar or you can set a limit on the bar account which will be strictly adhered to.

Lunch or Dinner Menu Options

Option A – Plated Menu

R330.00 per person

1 Bread selections on the table
1 Salad bowl per table
1 Plated starter
1 Plated soup or sorbet
1 Plated main course
1 Plated dessert

Kindly click on the link below to view full menu options

 

Option B – Buffet

R340.00 per person

1 Bread selection on the table
1 Starter – plated and served
1 Salad bowl per table
2 Mains on buffet
3 Vegetables and starches on buffet
2 Desserts on buffet

Kindly click on the link below to view full menu options.

Click here to read more about our functions and menus.
     

Option C – Buffet

R385.00 per person

2 Bread selections on the table
1 Starter – plated and served
3 Salads on buffet
3 Mains on buffet
4 Vegetables and starches on buffet
3 Desserts on buffet

Kindly click on the link below to view full menu options.

Click here to read more about our functions and menus.
 

Option D – Breakfast / Brunch Buffet

R310.00 per person

Fresh fruit juice, tea and coffee

Cold Buffet

Selection of cereals, pots of yoghurt, fruit salad, selection of jams and preserves, scones and croissants, mini Danish pastries

Hot Buffet

Scrambled eggs, grilled parsley tomatoes, sautéed field mushrooms, pork or lamb chipolatas, beef chipolatas, baked beans with brown sugar and balsamic vinegar, crispy bacon or poached Haddock with cheese sauce, hash browns and toast

     

Option E – Spit Braai Buffet

R350.00 per person

Starters (choice of 2 platters)
3 Salads on buffet
4 Accompaniments on buffet
Main course meats on the spit
2 Desserts on buffet
Tea and coffee

Kindly click on the link below to view full menu options.

Click here to read more about our functions and menus.
 

Option F – Cocktail Menu

R310 per person

Cold Selection (sandwiches, vegetable crudités, etc)
Hot Selection (spring rolls, quiches, meatballs, kebabs, etc)
Sweet Selection (mini koeksisters, pastries, etc)

Kindly click on the link below to view full menu.

Click here to read more about our functions and menus.
     

Payment Terms 

1. Booking and retainer reservation fee: R6,200.00
This deposit will secure your wedding date with Hakunamatata. It also serves as a breakage fee and is therefore an over and above charge to the menu option chosen. This fee of R6,200.00 is non-refundable.  (Non-refundable in the event that you cancel your wedding/function)

2. First Progress Payment: R10,000.00 Payable 6 months prior to your wedding.
(Non-refundable in the event that you cancel your wedding/ function)

3. Second Progress Payment: 3 Months prior to your wedding / function 50% of balance of total amount quoted.  (Non-refundable in the event that you cancel your wedding)

4. Final Payment: 21 Days prior to your wedding, final number of guests to be confirmed, which will determine the final balance payable. The beverage deposit (bar tab limit) and all extras such as accommodation, additional meals, spa treatments, etc. are also due with this final payment.  (Non-refundable in the event that you cancel your wedding/function)

 

The following is not included in the wedding packages:

  • Flowers (ceremony and reception)
  • Additional lighting
  • Decorations and candles
  • Red or white carpet for ceremony area
  • Chair tie-backs and table overlays
  • Wedding cake
  • Bar account

Terms & Conditions apply.

 
  • Music/DJ/live band/orchestra
  • Audio visual equipment
  • Photographer/videographer
  • Makeup artist/beautician
  • Priest or Minister (and necessary altar accessories)
  • Music and/or musician in the chapel
  • White chair covers

Bar Facilities

Hakunamatata is fully licensed with a well-stocked bar and therefore all beverages are to be provided by us. Wine and champagne may however be brought in, which will carry a corkage of R60.00 per 750ml bottle or a corkage of R175.00 per bottle of spirit.
You have the option of either a cash bar or you can set a limit on the bar account which will be strictly adhered to.

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