Functions & Events 2018-02-08T15:46:36+00:00

WEDDINGS, EVENTS & PRIVATE PARTIES

AT THE LEIGH SAWMILL CAFE

We have an excellent reputation for hosting weddings, parties, corporate functions and other special occasions and events.

We eagerly involve the client in order to tailor make the event to suit personal tastes. We can seat up to 120 people. With a specially prepared menu, beverage list and an attractive dining area, the Sawmill provides an ambience of professional quality with decorative flair.

Our flower and herb gardens provide a wonderful arena to gather and socialise. with the accommodation providing a comfortable place to sleep off a busy day, staff party, or social exploration of the surrounding area.

We can offer full use of our facilities, including private meeting room, projector, whiteboard and photocopier, and are happy to help organize schedules, day trips, meals or self catering facilities and any extra local accommodation you might need

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AN IDEAL LOCATION FOR YOUR WEDDING, EVENT OR PARTY

FOR SPECIAL WEDDING CELEBRATIONS

Our aim is to ensure your wedding, and the planning of it is as relaxed and enjoyable as possible so are happy to help organize your special day, making sure every detail has been addressed.

The restaurant can comfortably seat 120 guests and be decorated as you wish – or left in our original simple style of tea lights, natural wood and single flower. Our ornamental gardens provide a wonderful arena to gather and socialise and look gorgeous dressed in lanterns at night. Young guests can enjoy the playground, maypole, swing, theres even a boat in the garden, theres also a quiet space to watch TV or a video.

Our comfortable accommodation is just metres from the cafe and the perfect place to accommodate your bridal party and loved ones and for those last minute preparations.

Let our wedding co-ordinater and chefs help tailor make menu’s and beverage lists to suit your individual needs and diet requirements – you can go as simple or as decadent as you like. We can offer advice on ceremony locations, beautiful beaches, celebrants, florists, bands, photographers and cake makers

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Be Creative with your wedding at the Sawmill Cafe

THE VENUE FOR PRIVATE FUNCTIONS

The Sawmill Cafe caters for small company get together’s or large scale conferences, events and team building programs from 20 – 100 people.

Only one hour from Auckland and at the centre of the Hauraki Gulf Maritime Reserve, the Leigh Sawmill Cafe is a great place to escape distractions and a great environment for team building programs and activities.

Our conference room offers a structured environment for corporate seminars with the accommodation providing a comfortable place to sleep off a busy day, staff party, or exploration of the surrounding area. We can offer full use of our facilities, including private meeting room, projector, whiteboard and photocopier, and are happy to help organize schedules, day trips, set menu’s or self catering facilities and any extra local accommodation you might need.

ACCOMMODATION

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

About having your wedding, party or event catered for at the Leigh Sawmill Cafe.

Our ornamental gardens provide a wonderful arena to gather and socialise and look gorgeous dressed in lanterns at night.

Young guests can enjoy the playground, maypole, swing, theres even a boat in the garden, theres also a quiet space to watch TV or a video.

We can not book weddings between 24 December –  up to, and including Waitangi weekend, or on Sundays.

Our high season is February – April. Please book early to avoid disappointment.

When you book your wedding at the Sawmill Café you have the option of exclusive use of the venue and grounds from 12 midday (this includes 3 hours setup time), we do have a minimum requirement of 80 guests for the full day.

There are other options available (having exclusive use from 5pm).

We prefer to tailor a quote on an individual basis, so please fill in our contact form or call Susan 09 422 6019 and we’ll go from there.
We can offer full use of our facilities, including private meeting room, projector, whiteboard and photocopier, and are happy to help organize schedules, day trips, meals or self catering facilities and any extra local accommodation you might need.
The Sawmill has 5 Double Suites, 2 Bunk Rooms that can sleep 16, our Classic Kiwi Cottage can sleep up to 10 people and our stylish Apartment are available. We are happy to recommend other accommodation in our area from back packers to Bach’s and can supply you with a list.
Our liquor license goes to 1am. We need all guests to vacate the premises by 1:30am
Our sound system is very good, we have cd mixers, turn tables and a mini disk player or you can bring your ipod, we are also happy to recommend good bands and dj’s that have played at weddings here in the past.
Full payment is required at the conclusion of the evening or by 11am the following morning, by cash, cheque or eftpos – credit card payments will incur a further 2.5% to the final bill for bank fees.
Please be aware that the deposit is non refundable.

If you need to cancel please do it with as much notice as possible, cancellations one week prior to the event will incur a 20% fee (based on total quote)

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How can we help with your event.

THE SAWMILL CAFE IS JUST 1 HOUR NORTH OF AUCKLAND

SAWMILL ACCOMMODATION

With our classic kiwi cottage, modern apartment, and in our accommodation lodge, we have five spacious double rooms and two comfy bunkrooms that offer a great place to enjoy a good night’s sleep.

Close to the cafe and a great base to explore the fantastic environs of the Leigh district.

COTTAGE | APARTMENT | SUITES | BUNK ROOMS

ACCOMMODATION
Fully self contained apartment accommodation

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