Straven Court Services and Facilities

The hire charge is R75 (day) and R85 (Night) per person excluding vat.

A minimum charge for the Venue is R12 000.00

Deposit to secure date R6 000

The above charge includes the following:

  • Use of the venue, kitchen, coldroom, chapel and garden.  Also includes round tables which seat 10 and white plastic Acona chairs and tressel tables


Straven Court ’s preferred caterer is Hamblin’s who offer a full package of menu choices to suit all requirements. (See Menu selector and sample Menus)

Their catering includes the following:

Full length, embossed White Table Cloths.

Cutlery and Crockery

Cruet Sets

Table Numbers.



Straven Court uses the services of Michael from the Thistle who offer a full bar. It can be tailored for your personal requirements. All bar equipments from glasses and ice to cork screws will be provided. Please speak to Michael on 084 715 0528 and he will tailor a package for you with his terms and conditions. Bar times are flexible and can be arranged to suit your requirements.



The venue is located only 20 minutes from Pietermaritzburg, where there are many B&Bs for your guests to make use of. However, should accommodation be required in Richmond please contact Sandy McKenzie on 083 228 7677 or Mandy Robertson on 082 865 8540. And for accommodation for large numbers in the Baynesfield District contact Mbangweni Lodge 078 800 6409.


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