PICNICS

We are very proud to be able to offer yummy picnics!

Collect your picnic box and choose a tranquil spot on the farm, ideal for a small get-together with friends or family.

Are you ready to pop the big question to the love of your life? Our Romantic picnics have been custom-designed to ensure an unforgettable experience.


“Don’t wait for the perfect moment, take the moment and make it perfect!” -Abraham Hicks-

Ideal for 2-8 persons

Adult Menu R180 pp:

Upon arrival, please make your way to the coffee shop where you can ask for Prudence. She will show you the available picnic areas to choose from. Your picnic box will then be delivered to you. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and sanitizing protocols, please bring along your own blankets and cushions. Picnic Spot available for 4 Hours (at Rosemary Hill Farm). Additional snacks and beverages can be purchased at the Coffee Shop on the day.

Bottled Homemade Lemonade
Spring Water
Local South African Cheeses
Fresh seasonal fruits
Country preserves
Artisanal Seed crackers
Dried Fruit and Spiced Nuts
Wholewheat Tortilla Wrap filled with BBQ Chicken, lettuce, tomato, cucumber, cheddar and honey grilled red onions.
Greek Pasta salad with Balsamic and Herb Vinaigrette
Chef’s sweet treat of the day

Children Menu R95 pp:

  • BOS Ice Tea
  • Fruit Salad
  • Muffin
  • Crispy Chicken Wrap
  • Marshmallow Bar

Each Child conveniently gets an Eco-friendly, Biodegradable, Compostable and Recyclable Box for their food and drinks.

 

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Ideal for 2 people

Adult Menu R900 per couple:

Bottled Homemade Lemonade
Spring Water
Local South African Cheeses
Fresh seasonal fruits
Country preserves
Artisanal Seed crackers
Dried Fruit and Spiced Nuts
Wholewheat Tortilla Wrap filled with BBQ Chicken, lettuce, tomato, cucumber, cheddar and honey grilled red onions.
Greek Pasta salad with Balsamic and Herb Vinaigrette
Chef’s sweet treat of the day

INCLUDES:

  • Krone Night Nectar Demi Sec MCC – valued at R160.
  • Special Romantic Setup – valued at R200 (Blankets, Carpets, Fairy Lights (evenings only), Fresh Flower Carpet)
  • Photoshoot Pass – valued at R525 (Perfect for Proposals!) Excluding photographer – please arrange yourself.
  • Picnic Spot available for 4 Hours at Rosemary Hill.
  • Food and drinks packed in a Wooden Sharing Box

 

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* We have a liquor license. All alcoholic beverages are to be purchased from us on the day. Please ask for a wine list should you wish to pre-order. (Not available under Lockdown Level 3)

* No self-catering allowed

* Please inform us of any special dietary requirements (Vegan and gluten-free menus available on request).

* Kindly bring your own flowers and additional decor required

* Rosemary Hill is a CASH FREE ZONE. We accept CARD and ZAPPER payments at the bar.

* Please advise your guests to type in Rosemary Hill into their GPS or Map App to be directed to the Farm’s Main Gate.

* Service charge discretionary.

* Semi-private venues are subject to availability & number of guests.

OPTIONAL EXTRAS AND GIFTS FOR YOUR GUESTS:
* Fruit Juice – R50 per jug
* Cakes (please enquire about flavour and prices)
* Packet of Homemade Cookies – R25 each
* Double Chocolate Pecan Nut Brownies – R25 each
* Fudge – R25 each
* Rosemary Plant – R40 each (Wrapped in brown paper & tied with a ribbon)
* Gas heaters in Winter for outside areas (R50 per heater per hour)

CAKEAGE FEE : R80 per cake or dozen cupcakes
CORKAGE FEE : R45 per 750ml bottle of wine or champagne (Not applicable during Lockdown Level3)

BOOKING YOUR PICNIC:
We require a 50% deposit to secure your booking. All quotations expire within two days from date of receipt. Final number of guests required 10 days before your event, where after your final quote will be sent for payment no later than 7 days before your event date. Any changes to the final guest list less than 7 days prior to the event will not be accommodated. In the event of cancellation within 14 days of your event, your deposit will be forfeited.

Monday to Sunday between 10H00 and 16h00 Evening picnics to be discussed separately.

Picnic area available for max 4 hours (additional hours will be charged for)

Please note picnics must be concluded by 14:00 on days that we host weddings (mostly Saturdays)

Event guidelines for COVID-19 Safety

For your personal safety and ours, all our staff continue to receive COVID-19 preventative training measures and hygiene protocols.

PRIOR TO ARRIVAL

  • Venue is sanitised (incl. bars, kitchen, bathrooms and entry/exit points)
  • All furniture and fixtures incl. tables and chairs are disinfected
  • All cutlery, crockery and kitchenware washed and sanitised
  • Crockery is machine washed above 65°C for longer than 5 minutes

ARRIVAL (GUESTS & STAFF)

  • Single entry & exit points identified for guests (FOH) and staff (BOH)
  • Social distancing is managed
  • Hands sanitised & temperature taken prior to entry and recorded on guest list/ staff roster.
  • Travel declarations present upon registration for conference (day guests)
  • No guest or staff will be permitted without a mask (disposable masks will be available)
  • All staff are issued with the necessary gloves & masks
  • Hands-free sanitiser stations available at bathrooms, kitchen, bar and entry/exit points
  • Guests to be seated and served coffee, to minimise congestion and movement
  • Snacks to be pre-plated

UNIFORM

  • Masks and/or face shields must be worn at all times

KITCHEN PRACTICES

  • Alcohol-based disinfectant used to clean workspaces and equipment, frequent cleaning of high-touch surfaces
  • All surfaces are wiped down with disinfectant after each dish is prepared
  • Utensils stored in buckets filled with sanitiser
  • All staff to wash and sanitise hands every 30 minutes and sanitise after every dish

INCREASED SANITISATION

  • High-potency hand sanitiser (70% Alc) available throughout the venue
  • Bathrooms & bar areas sanitised and recorded every 15 – 20 minutes by dedicated staff
  • Stringent cleaning protocols are followed in the kitchen
  • Only bio-degradable, eco-friendly chemicals are used
  • Paper towels available in all bathrooms

SOCIAL DISTANCING

  • Floor decals to clearly mark social distancing at all gathering points
  • Set-up of tables ensures at least 1.5m distancing between delegates in all directions.
  • All excess furnishings are removed
  • Maximum capacities will be strictly adhered to – attending guests as well as staff.
  • Only cashless payment facilities available
  • Signage pertaining to COVID visible everywhere
  • Staff trained daily on protocols, hygiene & processes

FOOD SERVICE

  • Stringent cleaning protocols are followed in the kitchen
  • Social distance of at least 1.5m maintained while serving
  • Masks can be removed for dining and drinking purposes

DEPARTURE

  • All guests & staff to exit through single exit points identified
  • Venue and set-up broken down and sanitized