Welcome to the River Club Conference Venue

Events & Conferences

The River Club Management Team pride themselves in understanding what is needed by our clients to run a smooth &  successful Event or Conference. Each room is fully equipped with audio visual equipment and offers it’s own individual character for your event.  The River Club offers an ambience that is created by an efficient service in a relaxed manner and is unrivalled in Cape Town. The rolling lawns bordered by the Liesbeeck River creates a calming country feeling. Not only will the calming nature of the venue lower your stress levels, but it will help to increase each delegate’s focus on the content of the conference,  and tantalize their taste buds with delicious meals prepared by our in-house chefs, giving them the energy to complete the day.

We offer a full Event Management service where you will meet with our Event Consultants who will discuss your decor, entertainment and dietry requirements. The Consultants will help you choose from a variety of Buffet, Cocktail or A-la-Carted Menu’s or will tailor your package to suite your individual requirements accordingly.

Added benefits of using the River Club

– 15 Minutes to Cape Town International airport and Cape Town CBD

– Ample Parking ( Free)

– Tailored events experience

– On-site security

– Rooms overlooking rolling lawns, and an open air country feel

– Air-conditioned or heated accordingly.

– BBEE level 2 Contributor

Our Guarantee to You!

– Friendly and Efficient Service

– Ample free parking

– Superb food quality

– A Clean and presentable venue as per your requirements

– A beautiful and tranquil environment

– Tailor-made packages at competitive Rates

 

 

Functions

THE RIVER CLUB BANQUETS & EVENTS FACT SHEET

Conveniently located on the banks of the Liesbeek River in Observatory, The River Club offers ideal spaces for banquets & events including birthday parties & other celebrations; seminars, exhibitions & year-end functions. With 7 rooms on offer, you can opt for an intimate sit down dinner, a grand event for up to 200 seated around a dance floor or 350 for a cocktail and canapé affair.

Our friendly, efficient and personalised service is our recipe for success. Our Event Consultants are available to discuss all your decor, entertainment and dietary requirements. All our packages include:

  • PA system with a single microphone
  • Service staff
  • Standard table settings and chair covers (white)
  • Ample parking
  • Additional extras: Bar staff

VENUE HIRE

This is subject to your venue requirements and set up & break down times.

EQUIPMENT & DÉCOR HIRE

Although this is not included; our team is available to help you sort out all your requirements, including

  • Personalised décor such as centre pieces and flowers
  • Guest Speakers & entertainment
  • DJ & Music
  • Audio Visual Equipment

BANQUET MENUS

Choose from a variety of Buffet, Cocktail or a-la-Carte Menu’s prepared by our in-house chefs and suggested below, alternatively we can tailor your package to suite your individual requests. Please contact us at chantelle@riverclub.co.za  or collette@riverclub.co.za for full menus

Banquet Menus – 3 Course Meal served buffet style

Elegant package     Selection of 3 main courses                       – R370 PER PERSON

Gourmet Menu       Selection of 2 main courses                       – R315 PER PERSON

 

BBQ / Braai Menus – Grilled Meat and salad menus

On the Skewer          Lamb on the Spit                                 – R310 PER PERSON

On the Grill                South African Braai                            – R265 PER PERSON

 

Cocktail & Canapé Menus – A delectable selection of finger foods

Grand Menu             Selection of 8 finger foods                                – R 210 PER PERSON

Royal Menu              Selection of 12 finger foods                         – R 255 PER PERSON

 

BANQUET MENUS

3 COURSE MEAL SERVED BUFFET STYLE

ELEGANT PACKAGE – CHOOSE ANY 3 MAIN COURSES

GOURMET PACKAGE – CHOOSE ANY 2 MAIN COURSES

 

STARTERS

Starters are plated, please choose one

Franschhoek Smoked Salmon Trout infused with Cream Cheese & Rocket on crispy light Puff Pastry

Queen Prawns wrapped in Phylo with a Sweet Chili Salsa & baby leaves

Fresh assortment of Vegetarian Sushi served with Wasabi, Ginger & Soy Sauce

Vietnamese Chicken, Cashew Nut & Rice Noodle Salad

Spinach & Feta Phylo Parcels on a bed of fresh salad greens, drizzled with sweet chili & coriander dressing

 

MAIN COURSE

Please Choose 2 (Gourmet) or 3 (Elegant)

 

Portuguese Flame-grilled Chicken

Beef Sirloin Medallions Chasseur

Roast Leg of Karoo Lamb

Fresh Grilled Line fish

Malay Chicken & Prawn Curry (served with Rice)

Butternut, Courgette and Red Pepper Al Forno

 

ACCOMPANIMENTS

Cajun potato wedges

Classic ratatouille

Deconstructed Greek Salad

Oven Fresh Bread Rolls

 

COCKTAIL DESSERT SELECTION

Cocktail Homemade Brownies

Strawberries dipped in Chocolate

Lemon Meringue

Apple Crumble

Chocolate & Banana Spring Rolls

 

BBQ AND BRAAI

ON THE GRILL

South African Braai with a selection of salads served Buffet Style

 

Karoo Lamb Chops

Farm Style Boerewors

BBQ Chicken

Garlic Rolls

 

SALADS

Greek Salad

Beetroot Salad

Potato Salad

Curried Pasta Salad

 

COCKTAIL DESERT SELECTION

Cocktail Homemade Brownies

Strawberries dipped in chocolate

Lemon Meringue

Apple Crumble

Chocolate & Banana Spring Rolls

 

ON THE SKEWER

Karoo Lamb on the Spit with a selection of salads served Buffet Style

Karoo Lamb on the Spit

BBQ Chicken Pieces

Baby Potatoes with garlic butter

Portuguese Rolls

 

 

SALADS

Greek Salad

Curried Pasta Salad

Beetroot Salad

 

COCKTAIL DESSERT SELECTION

Cocktail Homemade Brownies

Strawberries dipped in chocolate

Lemon Meringue

Apple Crumble

Chocolate & Banana Spring Rolls

 

COCKTAIL AND CANAPE MENUS

ROYAL MENU

A delectable selection of 8 finger foods served buffet style

 

Saucy Chicken Drumsticks

Cocktail Vegetable Quiche – assorted

Homemade Beef & Coriander Samosas

BBQ beef Kebabs

Tender Calamari Slivers

Lightly Crumbed Chicken Strips

Mini Beef Burgers

Lightly Curried Chicken Wrap

 

GRAND MENU

A delectable selection of 12 finger foods served buffet style

 

Assorted Cocktail Vegetable Quiche

Lightly Curried Chicken Wrap

BBQ Beef Kebabs

Spicy Meatballs

Chicken & Beef mini Prego Rolls

Lightly Crumbed Chicken Strips

Tender Calamari Slivers

Crispy Queen Prawn Spring Rolls

Smoked Salmon with Cream Cheese on Puff Pastry

Cold canapés – a selection of toppings on farm breads

Local Cape Cheese Board with Crackers

Seasonal Fruit

Conference & Event Planning

Our team of expert conference coordinators are standing by to assist you in every possible type of function. Whether it is an exhibition, a banquet, product launch,seminar, traditional conference or team building event, you can be assured they have the skills to make sure your event goes smoothly.

We have been in the industry for many years, are highly skilled and we know exactly what it takes to make your event a success.

All of our staff are on hand to cater for your needs.

River Club Banquet Events Info – Updated