Welcome to Roodezand

I just didn't want it to look like a hotel ballroom.
I wanted it to be simple, with the feeling of being in the country, at home.
- Annette De la Renta

The Venue

Nestled at the base of the Winterhoek mountains lies Roodezand; a wedding venue perfect for your day of celebration. Situated on the original Roodezand Farm, the venue itself makes its home in a building that is over 220 years old.
Operating as a wedding venue for over a decade Roodezand offers the perfect blend of glamour and country style for your special day.
With accents like feather tipped ceiling lights and gold-gilded edges the venue is ready to welcome you and your guests for an evening of celebration and fun. A functioning fireplace makes Roodezand a spectacular choice for cozy winter weddings.

What you need to know
  • Accommodates 60-120 guests

  • Working fireplace

  • Air-conditioning

  • Dance floor available

The chapel

Across the venue courtyard sits the oldest building on the farm, now used as the chapel. With original stonewalls, and wooden ceiling beams it’s the perfect place for your romantic candlelit ceremony.

What you need to know
  • Electricity available for music

  • Air-conditioning 

  • 120 guest maximum


Beautifully situated self-catering accommodation is available on Roodezand for your family and friends. All located within walking distance of the venue there are the perfect spots for the bride and groom to prepare for their big day. With one family house and four cottages, all furnished and perfectly appointed, you and your nearest and dearest can relax in comfort and style during your wedding weekend.

With Roodezand being located just 10km outside of Tulbagh there are plenty of attraction, activities, and alternative accommodation nearby to keep your guests busy and celebrating all weekend long.

Frequently asked questions

How many guests can Roodezand accommodate?

Roodezand can accommodate between 60 and 120 guests.

Is there air-conditioning at the venue?

Both the Chapel and Venue are equipped to keep your and your guests cool in the warmer months. 

How much is the corkage fee?

It’s free! Roodezand is a working fruit and cattle farm, therefore we do not charge corkage for wine and sparkling wine.  

What does my DJ need to know?

We have our own sound system in place which your DJ can connect to when they set up. 

What does the service fee include?

The venue fee includes table, chairs, tablecloths, serviettes, cutlery, crockery, and glasses. 

Our white table cloths are floor length and our cutlery, glassware and crockery are elegant with old world charm. The chairs are wooden and beautifully upholstered. 

The menu fee will include the cost of waiters. (Please see next FAQ for more info on the food at Roodezand. 

We also have a range of table runners and other optional décor items available on request.

How does the food work at Roodezand?

We prepare all of the food served at Roodezand ourselves and can prepare both plated and buffet style meals. We’ll provide you with a few menu options to choose from. 

While we can offer a selection of dessert options you are welcome to bring in your own wedding cake at no charge. 

How far is Roodezand from Tulbagh?

Roodezand is only 10km outside of Tulbagh. The road is newly paved with just the last 2km still being dirt road. 

When can I set up/break down?

You are welcome to start setting up for your celebration the day before and you can break down the day after, so you can enjoy your day without worrying about these tasks. 

How many weddings does Roodezand do in a weekend?

We only do one wedding a weekend. This lets us give your celebration our undivided attention and care and lets you set up and clear up afterwards in your own time. Giving us more time and space to make sure your day runs smoothly and giving you a little more time and space to enjoy your day to the fullest. 

When Can I come and see the venue?

Viewing is preferably by appointment only. Because Roodezand is a working farm and Saturday’s are usually filled with the preparations for another wedding it is difficult to take care of surprise visitors. So please get in touch and set up an appointment so we can give you the time and attention needed to address all your questions and show you around the venue. 

About us

Roodezand has been a successful and sought after wedding venue for over 10 years. Karen gives her time energy, and considerable expertise to every wedding on Roodezand. She’s involved with each wedding from start to finish; meeting with each couple to understand what they want from their wedding, developing each menu and executing it with her team on the day of. 

The staff are all a part of the Roodezand farm community and both live and work on the farm itself. They have all been with the venue for many years and enjoy making your day special by serving drinks, food, and making sure everything is running smoothly.

Roodezand itself is a working farm with cattle, stone fruit (such as peaches and plums), and butternuts. Depending on the season you might just get some farm fresh ingredients on your menu. The farm started in 1907 with the venue being located in a building that’s over 220 years old, and the chapel being situated in the oldest building on the farm. 

Get in touch

If you’re interested in celebrating your wedding day at Roodezand please get in touch to set up an appointment to ask any questions you might have.