WEDDINGS

A WEDDING AT ROSEMARY HILL OFFERS YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS THE OPPORTUNITY TO SPEND A WEEKEND AWAY FROM THE HUSTLE AND BUSTLE OF CITY LIFE, ALLOWING THEM TO RELAX AS THEY CELEBRATE YOUR BIG DAY WITH YOU. WITH OUR EXTENSIVE ACCOMMODATION, YOUR GUESTS CAN ENJOY FARM LIFE, FRESH ORGANIC FOOD, AND ALL THE ACTIVITIES WE HAVE TO OFFER; FROM RENTING A MOUNTAIN BIKE, GOING ON A SEGWAY TOUR OF THE FARM OR PICNIC IN THE MAZE – ROSEMARY HILL IS THE PERFECT ESCAPE!

There are a number of qualities about a Rosemary Hill wedding that have contributed to our reputation as one of the premier wedding venues in Gauteng:

• Situated on a working farm, our facilities are authentic and each wedding is truly unique.
• We do not host back-to-back weddings in the same reception venue, (we have two reception venues for you to choose from – The Barn or The Distillery). You therefore have access to the reception venue the day before the wedding to start set-up.
• Our dedicated & passionate staff spend hours making your beautiful confetti & flower carpet by hand!
• Complimentary Bridal Room available from 7am for the bride and her entourage to get ready in.
• Complimentary Groom’s Room available from 9am for the Groom and his men to get ready in.
• We include a Stunning Honeymoon Suite for the night of the wedding.
• You have a 200 – hectare playground at your disposal for taking the most beautiful photos & video.
• Professional DJ service included for your ceremony & reception: www.multimusic.co.za
• The Estate boasts accommodation for up to 100 guests and a communal swimming pool.
• Room amenities are natural, made from herbs grown on the farm & essential oils extracted in the Distillery.
• Seasonal Vegetables, Fruit, Herbs & Pecan nuts used in the preparation of your wedding food are organically & bio-dynamically grown right here on the farm.

Please take note of our minimum numbers:
Mondays to Thursdays: 50
Fridays and public holidays: 80
Saturdays: 100

Rosemary Hill Farm is the quintessential wedding venue, offering you a unique experience.
Come visit the farm and see for yourself!

 

FEATURED WEDDING:

 


THE LIVING CHAPEL
Ceremony

Imagine a chapel made out of fragrant jasmine and other vines! This beautiful chapel is located inside a 2-hectare garden consisting of rosemary, lavender, rose geranium, olive trees, lemon trees, pomegranate trees to name a few. It can seat up to 120 guests for ceremonies. The chapel has a translucent roof to provide shelter in the event of rain.


THE BARN
Ceremony | Reception

This beautiful wooden structure was built in the late 80’s to house an entrepreneurs market. It was later enclosed and used as a store for the farm. Today we use it to seat up to 250 guests for a wedding ceremony, or it can seat up to 120 guests for a wedding reception.


THE PAVILION
Canapés

Located at the centre of our formal garden, this open-sided structure provides 360-degree views of the beautiful maze which is home to over 2 000 plants. It is a very romantic setting for your guests to enjoy while you are on your photo shoot after the ceremony.

 

THE DISTILLERY
Reception

Recently revamped as the new space for our Essential Oil Distillation Plant. It is very spacious with high ceilings and can be used for wedding receptions of up to 250 guests. It has an industrial feel.

 

 

 

BEFORE THE CEREMONY

• Upon arrival your guests will be welcomed with refreshing Mint-Lemon Water and your choice of Homemade Signature Lemonade OR Artisanal Ice Tea (Blended loose-leaf tea) – Served with the Chef’s Choice Canapé

AFTER THE CEREMONY

Canapés:

• Arancini filled with Wild Mushroom Duxelles & Fior de Latte, topped with Romesco Sauce
• Beetroot Cured Salmon Taco’s with Avocado Salsa, Crème Fraiche & Lime (Served on a Lime Wedge)
• BBQ Pork Belly Sliders with Marinated Cucumber & Toasted Sesame Seeds served with Chili & Pineapple Chutney
• Mini Deep Fried Chicken Lollipops served with a Thyme & Parsley Ranch Dressing
• Polenta Fritters dusted with Rosemary & Garlic Salt, topped with Smoked Tomato Gel
• Mini Boerewors Rolls topped with Homemade Tomato Relish & Crispy Red Onions
• Table Fillers: Homemade Breads – Ciabatta, Seed Loaf & Rye, Flavored Butter Spears, Seasonal Fruits, Local soft rind cheeses, & Selection of Charcuterie

Drinks:

Fruit Juice and Mint-Lemon Water served with your choice of:
• Sangria or Sparkling Wine (Summer) • Glühwein or Sherry (Winter)

DINNER

Starter on the table (Please choose one item)

• Caesar Salad – Chicken Croquettes infused with Anchovies, Garlic & Parmesan served with Fresh Romain Lettuce, Spinach oil & Creamy Caesar Dressing
• Salmon Tartare served in a Black Sesame & Poppy Seed Cone with Deep Fried Capers, Avocado, Lemon & Fennel Cream, accompanied by homemade Pomegranate Caviar
• Chicken Liver Pâté served with Coarse Salt, Brandy Roasted Grapes, Black Garlic Dust & Mosbolletjie Crostini
• Roasted Provencal Vegetable Tartlet served with Basil-Tomato Jelly, Herbed Cream Cheese & topped with a Micro Green Salad (V)
• Beetroot Carpaccio in an Orange and Tarragon infused Olive Oil served with a Black Pepper Coconut Cream, Sourdough Crostini & Wild Rocket (Vegan)

PLATED DINNER (Maximum of two choices that have to be pre-ordered)

• Red Wine & Plum Braised Beef Rib served with Creamy Parmesan Polenta, Baby Root Vegetables & Herbed Gremolata, garnished with finely sliced mushrooms
• Crispy Pork Belly served with Sweet Potato Puree, Butternut Skordalia, Burned Red Cabbage, Port Poached Baby Apples & Pak Choi
• Smoked Trout served with Pea Puree, Shiitake Mushrooms, Baby Potatoes, Pickled Fennel & Seaweed Caviar
• Slow Braised Lamb Shank served with Roasted Garlic Pomme Puree, Ratatouille Vegetables, Chimichurri & Rosemary Jus,
• Prosciutto Wrapped Chicken Supreme, served with a Warm Vegetable Farro Salad, Beetroot Puree & Crispy Potato Noodles
• Creamy Coconut Curry with Roasted Vegetables, Fragrant Basmati Rice, Homemade Roti & Fresh Coriander (Vegan)

DESSERT (Served at the coffee bar, choose four items)

• New York Style Baked Cheesecake
• Double Chocolate and Pecan Nut Brownies
• Traditional Mini Milk Tart
• Raspberry Macaron
• Peppermint Crisp Tart
• Malva Pudding, served with Vanilla Pod Crème Anglaise.
• Blueberry and Lavender Mousse
• Spiced Carrot & Pineapple Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
• Hazelnut Crusted Éclair filled with Homemade Caramel & Dark Chocolate Mousse
• Black Forest layered with Chocolate Sponge, Cherries, Kirsch Gel, Sweetened Cream & Chocolate Shavings
• Hazelnut & Caramel Lavoka Panna Cotta topped with Hazelnut Praline & Dark Chocolate Crumbs
• Sticky Toffee Pudding served with Caramelized Popcorn & Whipped Vanilla Crème
• Strawberry Meringue topped with Marshmallow Frosting

BOTTOMLESS TEA & FILTER COFFEE

 

 

BEFORE THE CEREMONY

• Upon arrival your guests will be welcomed with refreshing Mint-Lemon Water and your choice of Homemade Signature Lemonade OR Artisanal Ice Tea (Blended loose-leaf tea) – Served with the Chef’s Choice Canapé

AFTER THE CEREMONY

Canapés:

• Arancini filled with Wild Mushroom Duxelles & Fior de Latte, topped with Romesco Sauce
• Beetroot Cured Salmon Taco’s with Avocado Salsa, Crème Fraiche & Lime (Served on a Lime Wedge)
• BBQ Pork Belly Sliders with Marinated Cucumber & Toasted Sesame Seeds served with Chili & Pineapple Chutney
• Mini Deep Fried Chicken Lollipops served with a Thyme & Parsley Ranch Dressing
• Polenta Fritters dusted with Rosemary & Garlic Salt, topped with Smoked Tomato Gel
• Mini Boerewors Rolls topped with Homemade Tomato Relish & Crispy Red Onions
• Table Fillers: Homemade Breads – Ciabatta, Seed Loaf & Rye, Flavored Butter Spears, Seasonal Fruits, Local soft rind cheeses, & Selection of Charcuterie

Drinks:

Fruit Juice and Mint-Lemon Water served with your choice of:
• Sangria or Sparkling Wine (Summer) • Glühwein or Sherry (Winter)

DINNER

Meat (Choose two items)

• Italian Style Porchetta stuffed with Farm Grown Fennel, Rosemary, Garlic & Orange
• Cajun Spiced Crispy Pork Belly served with Brandy Roasted Apples
• Lamb Loin Chops – Marinated with Soft Green Farm Herbs and roasted to perfection
• Traditional Lamb Neck Curry Slow Braised with Baby Carrots, New Potatoes & Aromatic Spices
• Lemon & Parmesan Chicken Breast Fillets – Crusted with Lemon Zest, Fresh Herbs, Parmesan Cheese & Breadcrumbs
• Chicken Chasseur – French Style Chicken Pieces cooked in a Creamy White Wine and Wild Mushroom Sauce topped with Tarragon
& Streaky Bacon
• Chargrilled Whole Sirloin served with Roasted Rosemary Bone Marrow Bearnaise Sauce
• Twice cooked Beef Short Rib served with a Garlic & Parsley Chimichurri
• Mexican Quinoa with Black Beans, Roasted Corn, Red Onion & Cherry Tomatoes, topped with Crispy Corn Chip Crumb (Vegan)
• Lentil Stew with Sweet Potato, Coconut Milk, Ginger, Brown Lentils & Kale served with Crispy Pappadums (Vegan)

Starch (Choose two items)

• Crushed Skin-on-Potatoes with Roasted Garlic & Chives
• Potato Dauphinois infused with Rosemary & Garlic
• Braised Basmati Rice with Crispy Red Onions.
• Maple Caramelized Sweet Potatoes with Roasted Pecan Nuts
• Roasted New Potatoes with Basil & Parmesan

Salads & Vegetables (Choose three items)

Cold:

• Roasted Beetroot & Baby Carrot Salad with Orange Segments & Citrus Vinaigrette
• Harvest Style Greek Salad served with Balsamic Herb Vinaigrette
• Pearled Cous Cous, Pecan Nut & Roasted Butternut Salad with Dried Cranberries & Seasonal Salad Leaves
• Pan Fried Green Beans and Long-Stemmed Broccoli served with Toasted Almond Flakes

Hot:

• Roasted Seasonal Vegetables
• Our Famous Pumpkin Pie OR Pumpkin Fritters
• Honey Roasted Baby Carrots with Fresh Thyme & Garlic
• Curried Creamy Spinach Bake with Crispy Kale Chips & Toasted Coconut Shavings

DESSERT (Served at the coffee bar, choose four items)

• New York Style Baked Cheesecake
• Double Chocolate and Pecan Nut Brownies
• Traditional Mini Milk Tart
• Raspberry Macaron
• Peppermint Crisp Tart
• Malva Pudding, served with Vanilla Pod Crème Anglaise.
• Blueberry and Lavender Mousse
• Spiced Carrot & Pineapple Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
• Hazelnut Crusted Éclair filled with Homemade Caramel & Dark Chocolate Mousse
• Black Forest layered with Chocolate Sponge, Cherries, Kirsch Gel, Sweetened Cream & Chocolate Shavings
• Hazelnut & Caramel Lavoka Panna Cotta topped with Hazelnut Praline & Dark Chocolate Crumbs
• Sticky Toffee Pudding served with Caramelized Popcorn & Whipped Vanilla Crème
• Strawberry Meringue topped with Marshmallow Frosting

BOTTOMLESS TEA & FILTER COFFEE

 

 

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