Venue Hire for Private Dinners & Functions

Why not plan your casual function or get your group together for a Private Dinner. We’re fully licensed, only 5 minutes from the Hamilton CBD, and have plenty of free parking available. We do limit some types of functions due to our liquor license and noise control as we want to be good Neigbour's in our awesome community.

Private functions 30 to 100 can be booked from 6pm . Refer info below.

Smaller function you may wish to use our separate side area for groups of 15 to 30 and its available during the day as well, no fees or charges apply if within normal opening hours.

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** VENUE HIRE **

Depending on food options & end time will determine if a Hire fee is payable.

If your food option is Nibbles then hire fee of $200 applies up to 10pm, past 10pm then extra late fee $300 so a total fee of $500 applies.

If your food option is a full Smorgasbord Meal then no hire fee up to 10pm, past 10pm then $300 fee applies & needs to be booked 1 week prior.

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**  BAR OPTIONS **

Use our Full Bar. We have a full range including spirits. Happy to discuss drink selection.

We provide 1 x Bar/Duty Manager & 1 Wait Staff. If you wish, extra bar/waiting staff can be hired at $20 per hour, minimum 4 hours.

Sorry no BYO, however we are happy to buy in your desired brand of toasting bubbles at a set price and quantity for you.

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** EXTRAS **

+ Late fee applies after 10pm to 12pm as above under Venue Hire. Please advise 1 week prior so cleaners can be booked. 
+ Do you want our staff to set up for you? We do a basic set up of tables & move layout, but if you want more we can quote on this for you.

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** MEALS & NIBBLES/FINGER FOOD **

Full Meals (30-70 guests) are a served smorgasbord.  Children pay from $2 per year up to age 15. eg. aged 8 x $2 =$16 to be paid. Minimum of 30pax, if less we can add difference to the per head price. Confirmed numbers will be charged on the night. Please click on our Menu page for Smorgasbord meal options.

Nibbles/Finger Food (30-100 guests) start at $15 per person for our basic nibbles, minimum 30pax.  We can add to what fits within your budget and add extras especially if a substantial meal is required, eg weddings etc.

Please pop on to our Menus Page under Function Nibbles for all your options. Nibbles based on per person price, with a minimum of 30 guests. If less we charge based on the 30pax. Confirmed numbers 72 hours prior will be charged on the night.

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**  SOUND , MUSIC & TV  **

We do have our own basic cafe sound system & TV to display JPEG photo files you can use with laptop & HDMI cable we have. We are mindful of noise restrictions and therefore now limit the use of DJ's & Bands. Noise control is part of our license so we are governed by the act and therefore duty manager has sole discretion on the night regarding noise control. We reduce music from 11pm until 12pm closing.

We welcome any ideas or suggestions for your function.

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**  FINE-PRINT  **

Deposit/Bond of $200 applies and to be paid to secure the date on a first come basis. It will be refunded if cancelled and the date is re-booked by us. The deposit/bond may be used for Venue Hire, any minimum spend shortfalls, no shows, breakages and other reasonable costs.

If paying by credit card then we do charge 2% to cover the surcharge & if you are paying over the phone using your credit card then the "card not present" surcharge is 3%. Fees charged by the bank. We do ask for payment on the night or next business day. Late payment fees apply.

Existing Cafe Discounts, loyalty cards and special promotions do not apply to private function bookings.

We are a family type venue, we legally can't serve or have intoxicated persons on the property.  Any guests bringing in alcohol from outside will be immediately excluded from the premises and car park, this includes drinking in the car park which is forbidden under our liquor license.

The Garden Centre is a separate business and therefore we ask guests to respect the boundaries.

Decorations are allowed as long as removed prior to next day opening. Please strictly no tiny graffiti etc.

Terms, conditions and pricing are subject to change, especially bookings over 6 months in advance.


 

If you are looking for accommodation close by the Café and want great, friendly service then check out Astra Motor Lodge.

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If you do not get a personal reply/email from the team then we may not have received your booking, please text 027 512-9242