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Banqueting at Birchwood

At the Birchwood, finding your banqueting venue is easy thanks to our unique selection of 60 diverse venues all set in 55ha of beautifully manicured gardens. We are also ideally situated only 15 minutes away from OR Tambo International Airport, from which we offer an hourly shuttle service. Our venues also include vast parking areas with a mini-shuttle service for ferrying of guests to our numerous venues situated throughout the property.
If it’s a quiet and intimate affair set away from the maddening crowds or a massive event with maximum wow factor for effect you are after, we at Birchwood can cater to your distinctive needs. Our dedicated team of events planners and décor experts are on hand to guide and assist you every step of the way.

Our banqueting venues include:

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OR Tambo Centre


This venue is Birchwood’s largest formal conferencing and banqueting facility and is one of our most popular too! And for a very good reason, as it consists of a large foyer and is an ideal venue for customizing to your specific tastes and needs whether it be for a wedding, a banquet or a conference. The venue can also be divided in half for smaller needs if required.

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A unique venue seating up to 600 guests in a round table format. Located near the Main Reception, you are welcomed by a bridge over two fountains which are beautifully lit at night – ideal for gala dinners, award ceremonies, cocktail networking sessions and live performances. 

Request a site visit to see why Serengeti Lapa will provide the ambience you are looking for – whatever the occasion. 

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Located in our Atrium Centre and able to accommodate vehicle access, Baobab is one of our larger venues capable of seating 350 people. It conveniently allows for close parking and guests can be initially welcomed in to the Atrium’s semi-outdoor, unique courtyard before entering the venue.

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The Boma


If it’s an informal, outdoor vibe you are looking to create for your guests then The Boma is your ideal venue. Situated away from the hustle and bustle of the hotel’s busy areas in our beautiful gardens is The Boma. Whether you want to recreate a beach scene, take your guests on an African safari or simply host a braai, The Boma is our diverse, outdoor option for you.

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Boma House

Also situated in a beautiful and peaceful garden setting, the Boma House covers 91m² and is perfectly suited to smaller groups of up to 120 people.

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Oak Chamber

Oak Chamber Events

Situated in our Le Grand Centre, which was recently upgraded and revamped to include beautiful, innovative wallpapers, modern lightening and new “linen-less” furniture to ensure your event, and Birchwood, leave a lasting impression on your guests, Oak Chamber is ideal for a banquet or event of 250 people.

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The Terminal

Our largest venue, spanning 3000 square-meters, provides the ideal platform for a large group event including private banquets, year-end functions, exhibitions and more. An added benefit is the newly constructed, dedicated parking area directly adjacent to the venue. The Terminal also boasts its very own secured entrance as well. 

Visit Birchwood and allow us to show you this versatile space which enables you ample freedom and room to create an event to remember with us. 

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Viewpoint Road Bartlett,
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