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On behalf of Cradle Valley we would like to congratulate you on your engagement.


Thank you for your interest shown in Cradle Valley, and it is a pleasure to introduce our beautiful & charming Wedding Venue.


The View Wedding Venue at Cradle Valley offers full exclusivity of the venue in an intimate & romantic country setting and is set against the Zwartkop Mountain,
overlooking the Dam and Horse Paddocks.

 

You will find a welcoming ambience with its unique look and feel - Flair without the formality


Our attention to detail has taken comfort, convenience and personal service to new heights. No effort will be spared to make your wedding day a memorable one.


Our team at Cradle Valley look forward to meeting you.


Site viewings are by appointment –

Lauren             – 082 316 1901 

Rynard             – 084 440 1934

Jannel              – 079 697 3039

 

 

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VENUE HIRE PRICES SEPTEMBER 2016 -  AUGUST 2017
 

Saturdays & Public holidays - R15 000.00 / Minimum 100 guests


Fridays & Sundays - R10 000.00 / Minimum 80 guests


Weekdays Monday to Thursday – R 5 000.00 / Minimum 20 guests. Weekday before a Holiday, will be seen as a Friday


Winter Special: 25% discount on venue hire – June – August


We can comfortably accommodate 120 guests with a dance floor. Provisional bookings will be held for 7 days only.

 

THE FULL VENUE HIRE, REQUIRED AS BOOKING DEPOSIT. TERMS AND CONDITIONS APPLY.

 

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VENUE HIRE PRICES SEPTEMBER 2017 -  AUGUST 2018
 

Saturdays & Public holidays – R 20 000.00 / Minimum 80 guests

 

Fridays & Sundays – R 15 000.00 / Minimum 60 guests

 

Weekdays Monday to Thursday – R 10 000.00 / Minimum 20 guests. Weekday before a Holiday, will be seen as a Friday

 

Winter Special: 25% discount on venue hire – June – August

 

We can comfortably accommodate 120 guests with a dance floor. Provisional bookings will be held for 7 days only.


THE FULL VENUE HIRE, REQUIRED AS BOOKING DEPOSIT. TERMS AND CONDITIONS APPLY.

 

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VENUE HIRE PRICES SEPTEMBER 2018 -  AUGUST 2019
 

Saturdays & Public holidays – R 25 000.00 / Minimum 80 guests

Fridays & Sundays – R 20 000.00 / Minimum 60 guests

Weekdays Monday to Thursday – R 5 500.00 / Minimum 20 guests. Weekday before a Holiday, will be seen as a Friday

Winter Special: 25% discount on venue hire – June – August

We can comfortably accommodate 140 guests with a dance floor. Provisional bookings will be held for 7 days only.


THE FULL VENUE HIRE, REQUIRED AS BOOKING DEPOSIT. TERMS AND CONDITIONS APPLY.

 

 


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INCLUDED IN THE VENUE HIRE
  cradle-valley-bullet Exclusive use of the venue and estate – should you also book all 12 rooms in the Guesthouse and 2 Beautiful exclusive cottages on the River front.
  cradle-valley-bullet Chapel: Seating for guests – Beautiful Wooden Chapel Pew benches. Wooden register table with 2 chairs. 2 Sandstone confetti holders on pillars at entrance. We have an old authentic brass bell imported from Holland that will be rung as the bride enters the Chapel
  cradle-valley-bullet Duty manager
  cradle-valley-bullet Maître d
  cradle-valley-bullet Set up & cleaning staff (no decor)
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Tables: Oregon pine rectangular wooden tables - seating 8 people  OR:  2 x Oregon pine tables put together as a square - seating 12 people OR:  Banqueting style, Oregon pine rectangular tables put together in length

  cradle-valley-bullet Chairs (Cross Back Wooden Chairs)
  cradle-valley-bullet Standard glasses, cutlery & crockery
  cradle-valley-bullet Wooden Cake, Gift & DJ table
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Buffet area with wooden tables & Lounge area with couches.  

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Fountain terrace - next to the bar – this is where your Pre Reception drinks will be served and can also be used as a dance floor area.

  cradle-valley-bullet Sunset veranda. Your guests will enjoy the beautiful views and sundowners, while you take photos
  cradle-valley-bullet Full bar service
  cradle-valley-bullet Ice buckets for the tables
  cradle-valley-bullet Ample secure parking
  cradle-valley-bullet 2 x Security guards and Gate Guard on the day of the Wedding
  cradle-valley-bullet Air-con in the venue and Buffet Area
  cradle-valley-bullet Back-up generator
  cradle-valley-bullet Back-up water supply
  cradle-valley-bullet Bridal/Dressing room will also be used as the bridal suite on the evening of the wedding
  cradle-valley-bullet Complimentary turndown for the bride and groom with sparkling wine and candles (night of wedding).
  cradle-valley-bullet Breakfast the next morning for the bride and groom
 

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Mock Up:

Flowers & decor tables can be arranged by Cradle Valley / your decor supplier should you wish to do this. Please note that all mock ups need to be booked on days when Cradle Valley have no other functions or weddings. The use of the venue and standard cutlery, crockery and glassware is included.

 

 

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BUFFET AND PLATED MENU                                                                                                  
 

Our Menu Options - gives you the opportunity to create the perfect meal to compliment your celebration. Vegetarian Meals and any Special Dietary requirements can be catered for, but may be subject to a surcharge depending on the needs of your guests.

 

Pricing per head and our various menu options will be discussed in detail with you at your initial viewing appointment.

 

• Waiters:

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  cradle-valley-bullet Plated menu – 1 waiter required per table                                                                                                                                                           

 

         

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Food tasting evening:

The menu tasting is essential and recommended for the Bridal Couple (Plated Tastings will be scheduled on a Wednesday and Buffet Tastings will be incorporated with Sunday Lunches - this will be with a Chef Selection Menu) – wedding booking must be confirmed and deposit paid to secure your place.

 

Please arrange with your wedding coordinator as to how many guests will be attending the food tasting evening/lunch, the food tasting will be charged per person and will be settled on the evening/day of the tasting. All drinks are for your own account.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

 

 

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BAR AND BEVERAGES                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
 

A full bar service is available with a Cash, Limited or Open bar.

 

Drinks will be charged at the rate on the date of the wedding.

Credit card facilities are available.

 

Bar arrangements and requirements will be discussed in detail with you at your initial viewing appointment.

 

•  Barmen:

  cradle-valley-bullet 2 Barmen required up until 100 guests. . Any guest amount over 100 guests will require a 3rd Barman.
 

 

Your guests can choose wines from our vast wine list. (Wine and Bar List available on request)


Wine and Sparkling wine can be brought in at a Corkage fee per 750 ml bottle that is opened. (Please discuss this amount with your wedding coordinator.)

 

 

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EXCLUSIONS                                                                                                                                                                                        
 

The following items are not included in our prices:


• Accommodation at Cradle Valley Guesthouse
• Flowers and décor, candles and candle holders
• DJ
• Musicians
• Wedding cakes
• Photographers & Videographers
• Hair and make-up artists
• Wedding dress / Bridesmaids Dress / Suits
• Table cloths
• Bridal transport
• Wedding stationary
• Pastor / Minister


We will supply you with a list of our preferred suppliers

 

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CRADLE VALLEY GUESTHOUSE                                                     
 

The charming Cradle Valley Guesthouse suites are walking distance from The View Venue.
There are 12 suites available, (excluding the bridal room).

                 2 Beautiful Cottages on the River front (*Cottage 1: 3 Rooms and 2 Bathrooms)

                                                                                                  (*Cottage 2: 1 Room and 1 Bathroom)

 

Please note that all 16 rooms must be booked out by you to ensure full exclusivity of the estate, however you are not bound to book all the rooms. The guesthouse is open to the public so we require that reservations deposits are paid by no later than 90 days prior to the wedding date, to avoid disappointment.

 

Should you book all the rooms you will receive 5% discount on the accommodation and this will be reflected on your main wedding account once payment is received. No individual accommodation payments from your guests directly to Cradle Valley will then be accepted.

 

Prices and room details are available on the website.

 

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DECOR AND FLOWERS                                                                                                                                                                     
 

Cradle Valley has an experienced and skillful decor and floristry team. Wilmé van Niekerk is passionate about flowers and decor. With her creativity, artistry and talent - you will be in good hands.

 

We will also hand you a list of other preferred décor and florist suppliers.

 

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MUSIC                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
 

Music will be turned down by 23h30 (regardless of closing time).

 

We pride ourselves in the way we consider our environment and guests.

 

 

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CLOSING TIME AND VENUE OVERTIME                                                                                                                                  
 

Venue Overtime starts from 00h00, the Boma will be light at 23h30 and a cooler box of drinks can be arranged with the Duty Manager for your use at the Boma (weather permitting), should you opt not to take the overtime option then venue closing time is 00h30. Should the function continue after 00h00, a surcharge of  R2 500.00 per hour will be levied, up until 02h00.

 

The latter overtime surcharge fee includes sufficient Cradle Valley staff for the amount of guests that are left over (This amount of staff will be determined and is at the discretion of the Duty Manager), but excludes the DJ’s overtime, which will be for your own account.

 

 

 

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  cradle-valley-heart We look forward to meeting with you here at The View Wedding Venue at Cradle Valley and to showing you our Little Piece of Heaven here on Earth.
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