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The Manor house at Knorhoek Estate will make your wedding an unforgettable experience with professionalism and attention to detail. We have various options for both large and small weddings, catered or self catered.

Venue Hire

****For Weddings****

The Whole Manor House Venue

Self Catering Weddings

Opt. 1 - On the day of the wedding
R16 000

Opt. 2 - The day before and on the day of the wedding R20 000

This includes - The Manor House and veranda, The Gardens and The Pool Area.

The day before can be used for delivery and set up of tent, furniture, décor etc.

No accommodation included.

The Whole Manor House Venue –and Accommodation

Self Catering Weddings

Opt . 1 - On the day of the wedding
R25 000
until Sunday 10am

Opt. 2 - WEEKEND WEDDING PACKAGE Friday 2pm till Sunday 10am - 2 nights R33 000

This includes - The Manor House and veranda,The Gardens and The Pool Area, as well as accommodation for up to 30 people (as listed in the next box) and breakfast Saturday (with option 2) and Sunday.

This includes the reception and ceremony for up to 100 people, thereafter R15pp

Accommodation included in previous packages

The Honeymoon Suite – Large double room with an en suite bathroom and dressing room
The Garden Cottage – 1 bedroom with own bathroom and private garden sleeps 2 people
Manor 1 – Sleeps 2 people
Manor 2 – Sleeps 2 people 
Manor 3 – Sleeps 2 people
Millers Cottage – 4 bedrooms each with a bathroom, sleeps 8 people
The Mill House – Large double story loft / open plan, - 2 single beds, 2 x double bunks and 3 Sleeper couches – sleeps 10 to 12 people

For Self-Catering Weddings:
We are able to provide your caterer with a space to assemble the meal and a microwave to re-heat food, but no cooking on site.
Should your caterer want to use the kitchen there is an additional charge of R2,500.00
What is included:
1. Tables, chairs
2. Bar staff
3. Setup times: Garden & Pool Area, from 11H00, Inside the Manor House and The Veranda, From 11am after breakfast is served.

Please note:
Excessively Loud music is not allowed &music needs to be off by 23h00
Guests then wrap up & depart by 24h00.
Not included:
1. Clearing and cleaning staff
2. Food Service Staff
3. Kitchen facilities and fridge space. Your caterers will have to cook off site and assemble in the area on the day
Additional Staff Costs:
Table clearers, Kitchen cleaners, waiters R250.00 each for 8-hour shift then R35.00 per Hour
Waitrons R300.00 each for 8-hour shift Then R40.00 per hour
Please note, that should your function be on a Sunday or a Public Holiday, staff rates are double time.
Bedouin Tent {Stretch Tent}
We have a White Stretch Tent, 15 meters x 10 meters available for R5000.00
The Above Packages are for Self-Catering Weddings & Functions

Booking Deposits, Instalments & Terms for Weddings

Initial Non-Refundable Deposits
• To secure the Manor House Venue on a specific date. We require a 10 % of the venue fee as a non-refundable deposit. {Currently the Venue Hire is R15,000.00 so the deposit required is R1,500.00.}
• The Manor House will then provide a quotation based on your requirements within 48 hours, this quotation is valid for 14 days.
• Within 7 days of acceptance of the quotation, a further non-refundable deposit of R3,500.00 is due and payable.
• A proof of payment must be sent to .

BOOKING TERMS AND AGREEMENT {Booking procedure and instalments}
• A final quotation including any extras like accommodation & catering if required, will be provided to the client by The Manor House once the deposits have been paid and is valid for 14 calendar days.
• Upon acceptance of the valid quotation, the client must complete the booking form as well as the terms and conditions for booking the relevant function.
• Once The Manor House approves the client’s application, a non-refundable first instalment of 25% of the outstanding balance is due and payable by the client within 14 days.
• A proof of payment must be sent to and a confirmation of receipt and booking will be sent to the client.
• Instalment 2: A non-refundable second instalment of 25% of the initial outstanding fee is due halfway towards your booked date (pre-determined date).
• Instalment 3: A non-refundable Third instalment of 25% of the initial outstanding fee is due 30 days before the booked date (pre-determined date).
• Final Instalment: Final numbers and details provided to The Manor House no later than two weeks (14 days) before the function.
• The outstanding balance reflected on invoice is payable no later than 10 days before the function.
• The Manor House reserves the right to halt wedding preparations until all payments have been made
• Any additional costs after the function will be invoiced and are payable after breakfast the following day and must be settled on departure. Example: Corkage, Bar Tab, damages etc.
• The client takes full responsibility for any breakage or damage, which is to be settled after the function.

Cancellation Policy
 The client may cancel this contract at any time by giving written notice to The Manor House, but in doing so shall forfeit all monies paid to The Manor House.
 Should the client wish to move their function date, after such date has been booked and confirmed by way of receipt of a first instalment, this will be an altogether new booking and a refund of the monies paid will only be made if The Manor House is able to re-book the venue on the date for another function. The refund is payable only when the replacement booking is confirmed by receipt of their deposit.


The Manor House
Knorhoek Estate
Knorhoek Road
Sir Lowry's Pass Village


Email:   Phone: 021 858 1084
Cell: 060 080 7327

The Manor House was built in 1795 and is a national monument. Set on the slopes of the Hottentots Holland mountain above Sir Lowry’s Pass Village, on the Helderberg Wine Route around Somerset West. It hosts various events and is the perfect place for a board meeting, conference, wedding or private function.