Rickety Bridge Wedding Venue – The rickety bridge straddling the Franschhoek River takes you into vineyards nestling against the Dassenberg Mountains in the once called Olifantshoek area. A valley filled with mystery, romance and rich memories of long ago.

Images of a feeble, somewhat tottering bridge are soon forgotten as one crosses the rickety bridge, to this remarkable wine estate. This land dates back to 1694 when farms, situated in the valley at the foot of what is now known as the Franschhoek Mountain were given to Huguenot farmers – Rickety Bridge was once part of the original La Provence farm.

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Rickety Bridge Weddings

You will find the very special ambience of Rickety Bridge Winery the ideal environment for your wedding day. The mood is one of understated elegance.

Much of the success of your most beautiful day depends on the atmosphere and the surroundings in which the ceremony and reception are held. You will find the very special ambience of Rickety Bridge Winery the ideal environment for your wedding day.

Up to 85 wedding guests can dine in comfort and style in our banqueting hall. The hall is adjacent to the dance floor, a cosy bar area and a private VIP loft lounge. The mood is one of understated elegance, unobtrusive service and jovial company in a superb setting. The venue hire fee includes our tables, chairs, crockery, cutlery, tablecloths, linen serviettes, glasses, ice and the services of a team of experienced waitrons. Weddings of up to 120 people can be accommodated in a marquee on the Manor House lawn.

Should you wish to hold your ceremony at Rickety Bridge Winery, it will be our pleasure to welcome you to our “chapel”, which seats 85 people. The “chapel” is a room adjacent to the banqueting hall; it has been especially prepared to accommodate ceremonies. You may also choose to have the ceremony performed in a gazebo in the beautiful garden setting.

An outdoor wedding becomes a grand alfresco affair in our garden. The views across the vineyards against a backdrop of mountains will lend an air of splendour to the occasion. To host your reception or ceremony in these superb surroundings, where we can cater for a much larger number of guests. You would also have the option to utilize a marquee that we will gladly arrange for you. The cost of hiring a marquee would depend on the size, style and decorations due to the fact that it is an out-sourced service.

Venue hire fee includes our:

  •  Tables and chairs
  •  Tablecloths
  •  Serviettes
  •  Glasses
  •  Ice
  •  Waitron service

The following can be arranged for you:

  • Flowers
  • Decor
  • Photographer
  • DJ /Bands
  • Marquee of your choice
  • Accommodation: Our tranquil country house is the perfect romantic hideaway for a pre wedding stay or honeymoon.

Part of the excitement of planning your function is choosing the menu. We offer a selection of set menus as a guideline from light and simple to substantial and elaborate. You can compile your own menu by combining your choice of a starter, a main course and a dessert. In consultation with our our team of expert chefs, we will help you decide on a menu to suit your budget and the theme of your wedding. The menus are priced per person. Let us know of any special dietary needs including vegetarian meals or special requests and we will gladly arrange them for you. The menu price per guest excludes beverages.

The wine list is restricted to a superb choice of wines from Rickety Bridge Winery. We offer these on consignment at special prices for the enjoyment of your wedding guests. Only wine that is opened will be charged for. We will gladly arrange additional beverages of your choice.

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  • Franschhoek, Winelands, Western Cape, 7140, South Africa
  • +27 (0)21 876 2129
Rickety Bridge Fact Sheet

Guests – 120

Accommodation – Yes

Conference Facilities – Yes

Chapel – Yes

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