Groote Post Wedding Venue

Groote Post Wedding Venue
An 18th Century historic farm, Groote Post is home to Hilda’s Kitchen, one of the Western Cape’s most famous winery restaurants. An easy hour’s drive from Cape Town, the restaurant, which is in its 18th year now, is easily accessed from the R27, the West Coast Road.

A wedding to remember at Groote Post

Lovingly restored, the antique filled restaurant is located in the Manor House which is set on a rolling lawn overlooking the cellar with a courtyard area covered by vines.

Daytime weddings have become very popular at the farm. The service can be held on the lawn or on the rocks overlooking the Ceremonial Bell. Guests are entertained outdoors and lunch is served in the Manor House. Numerous photo opportunities exist.

We do not charge a venue hire fee and all award winning wines are sold at only a very small mark-up which helps when one is working to a budget. We believe we are the only venue to have such a small mark-up on their wine prices. Hiring costs are passed on directly to the Client (should this be required). This dependent on guest numbers and style of wedding expected and we levy a 10% service fee on the final account.

Accommodation is available in nearby Darling. Please see:

We try all we can to ensure that each wedding we host is tailor-made to each couple’s own interpretation for their special day and strongly recommend a site visit when we can discuss your requirements in more detail.

Menu One @ R275 pp

Smoked salmon and rocket tart

Tuscan style chicken with cannellini beans, bacon, tomatoes and fresh herbs served with creamy mash Individual white chocolate cheesecake

Menu Two @ R295 pp

Smoked trout and new potato salad with a lemon dressing Grilled leg of lamb with a fresh mint and tomato dressing, potato dauphinois and seasonal veggies Lemon tart with cream

Menu Three @ R325 pp

A selection of Darling cured meats with homemade relishes and flatbreads Roast fillet with a creamy mushroom sauce, rosemary roast potatoes and veggies Pear and dark chocolate tart with a vanilla bean ice cream

Menu Four @ R375 pp

A choice of 3 canapés- salmon potato cakes, onion tarts, pea and potato samoosa’s, pork chipolatos, parmesan shortbreads, mushroom arancini

For the mains:

Platters of roast chicken served with a sweet spiced mushroom and rice pilaf Roast fillet with a puttanesca sauce and parmesan new potatoes Tomato and courgette loaves

A choice of 2 savoury tarts: Butternut and rosa tomato, spinach, mushroom, potato and goats cheese, aubergine parmigiana torte, curried cauliflower cheese phyllo

Tabouleh style salad with pearl barley

Classic Greek salad

Green leaf salad

Beetroot, orange and bocconcini salad

For dessert:

A selection of 3 small desserts

Crème brûlée, pavlova and fresh fruit, chocolate brownies, lemon tarts, mini milk tarts, sticky toffee pudding Tea and coffee

Contact: Shaun Mc Laughlin: | 083 325 4148 | Email:

To view wedding images, please click HERE.

Wedding Comments:
Hi Shaun and Debbie, I just thought I would send you a few pictures from the wedding. And also to say thanks again for making our day so amazing. We enjoyed every moment from the setting up to all the fun we had with our family and friends. And knowing that you 2 were taking care of everything in the background meant we could just relax and savour the moments. It really felt like we didn't have to worry about a thing and I know this is because you 2 (and your terrific staff) were working really hard!

And the food! I wish I could have the day over just so I can eat that delicious food again. It was by far the best wedding food I have ever eaten. Every single thing was so delicious and so many of our guest have commented on it and said how fantastic it was. Thank you for accommodating all our wishes and for executing everything so beautifully. If you would like to see more pictures: CLICK HERE
We will definitely be seeing you again soon. Enjoy the pictures.


Thank you, please tell all staff a big thank you for everything. Everything was amazing, we are still getting feedback on how amazing the food was. Thank you ALL for making our day so special and being so accommodating, we appreciate everyone.
Natalia Roberts (Wedding 25 May 2019).

Opening Hours

Open: Wednesday - Sunday

Large groups welcome  Child friendly  NO Wheelchair access
OPEN:   Wed  Thur  Fri  Sat  Sun

GPS Coordinates and Map

Latitude:-33.48320000  Longitude: 18.41010000


ARA - Industry Association for Responsible Alcohol use Not for sale to persons under the age of 18. Enjoy Responsibly.