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Banqueting at Birchwood

At the Birchwood, finding your banqueting venue is easy thanks to our unique selection of over 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 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 one of our most popular too!  It consists of a large foyer area and is an ideal venue for customizing to suit your specific tastes and needs whether it be for gala dinner, cocktail function, award ceremony or corporate event. The venue can also be divided in half for smaller needs if required.

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Serengeti is 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 ambiance you are looking for – whatever the occasion. 

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Located in our Atrium Centre, Baobab is a versatile venue capable of hosting banquets, gala dinners, award ceremonies, presentations and more. It is also one of Birchwood’s vehicle access venues on the property. 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 for welcome drinks before entering the venue.

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The Boma

The Boma is as spectacular option for both indoor and outdoor events in Johannesburg. Enjoy the cascading water features surrounding the luxurious African themed venue, while indulging in the tapas menu served live on open flames from the experienced chefs at Birchwood. With a full bar and ample seating as well as a sandy kraal area with a roaring fire, you will not find a better option in Johannesburg, for a non-private restaurant experience.  

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Oak Chamber

Situated in our Le Grand Centre and including beautiful, innovative wallpapers and modern lighting, The Oak Chamber is classy, upmarket and formal function venue that will ensure your event at Birchwood, leave a lasting impression on your guests. Ideal for a gala dinners, cocktail functions, award ceremonies and weddings. 

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Terminal A

Our largest venue, spanning 3000 square-meters, provides the ideal platform for a large group events 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.

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Terminal B

Located in very close proximity to Terminal A, makes Terminal B an ideal secondary venue for your conference or exhibition, to host your gala lunch or dinner, award ceremony or farewell dinner. Terminal B is a modern structure that is able to accommodate up to 450 people in a round table setting. Check out our banqueting packages or request a site inspection to see why this may just be the ideal venue for you. 

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