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Wedding Venue

No.5 Wedding Venue Hawkes Bay

Welcome to No. 5 Café & Larder, the Hawke’s Bay wedding venue that revels in the simple grandeur of life. We believe in making our guests feel at home, in taking good care, and making the wedding planning process fun and enjoyable.

Within our wedding venue you can relax guilt-free with an experienced team of staff here to support you. We hope you will feel at home in our space and would love to discuss your plans and dreams for your great day. There are many options for giving your day that special touch of panache which we invite you to contact us to explore.

Wedding ceremony space at No.5 Cafe & Larder Hawkes Bay

Wedding Ceremony

Settle your guests atop one of our wonderful lawn spaces, with a variety of options for walking down the aisle.

There are photo opportunities aplenty throughout the property, and we welcome you to bring your own sense of style to set everything up just so.

No.5 Cafe & Larder Hawkes Bay wedding reception spaces

Wedding Reception

Relax and enjoy fantastic Hawke’s Bay cuisine in our unique and friendly ambience, overlooking the quiet and picturesque golf course.

Our venue spaces will lend themselves perfectly to your wedding ceremony and reception, including the popular deck area that flows out from the bar, the beautiful back lawn area, and the open plan restaurant.

No.5 Cafe & Larder Fully licensed bar for weddings

Fully Licensed Bar

All the details are taken care of here at No.5 Café & Larder. As experienced hosts we’ll ensure everyone is happily watered with our hand-picked range of delicious wines, beverages, and tap beers.

Whether you’d like to set a bar tab or go pay-as-you go, we are here to accommodate.

No.5 Cafe Wedding games and activities for your guests

Family Friendly Entertainment

Make your day special with a venue that has a spot of fun for everyone.

Our lawn games provide entertainment while photos are
taken, and at No. 5 Café & Larder you have everything from petanqué and mini golf to lawn games. Enjoy a lark with Giant Jenga, Connect Four, Kubb and Molkky – any of which can be arranged about the lawn and deck.

No.5 Cafe & Larder on-site parking for wedding guests

On site Parking

Perfectly located between Napier, Hastings, Taradale and Havelock North, No. 5 Café & Larder offers your wedding guests an easy drive from anywhere in Hawke’s Bay.

There’s plenty of room for parking on site and our venue is conveniently located at 248 State Highway 51, Mangateretere – just between Hastings and Clive.

Wedding Venue General information

Venue hire fees

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Our Bar, Café and Conference Room areas may be hired for weddings. The venue hire fee is $700 .


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We require a deposit to confirm all bookings. Please note this is a non refundable deposit, and will be equivalent to the cost of the venue hire.

Confirmation of final numbers

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Final confirmed numbers are required 48 hours in advance. We will charge based on these final numbers, “no shows” will still be charged for. We can usually cater for a few additional guests and these will be charged for as required. If we are not notified of final confirmed numbers, we will use previously notified guest numbers
for this purpose.

Identification requirements

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We are legally required to ask anyone who looks under 25 to present identification when purchasing/consuming alcohol. 

A New Zealand drivers licence, valid passport, Hanz 18+ Card, Hnz 18+ Card or The Kiwi Access Card (all within expiry date) will be accepted as proof of age.

Car parking

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Car parking is available right outside our venue. If you need to leave your car overnight we are happy for that to happen, this is at your own responsibility.

Decorating the venue

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Yes we encourage it. However due to other potential bookings, if you require time to decorate we ask this is requested at the time of booking. Any small particle decorations such as glitter, confetti or sawdust are not allowed. 

What can we leave overnight?

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We may have to set up the venue for events later that day or the following day, so we request that your belongings are packed up and taken with you at the end of your event.

Can we bring our own music, a band or DJ?

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We have a speaker system for playing music using Spotify, if you wish to supply your own music please talk with the team. Bands and DJs are also welcome, if you need some recommendations please ask the team.

Can we bring children?

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Yes, our Kiwi style café is perfect for the little ones, we even have a great sand pit and mini putt located right beside the café. Talk to our team about options and availability for your wedding.

Liquor license

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We are fully licensed. Our Bar and Conference Room areas are licensed until 11.30pm and our Café area is licensed until 10pm. Due to the nature of our license, bringing your own drinks is not allowed.

Bar and beverage options

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Welcome drinks
To be served at the entrance, we can offer each guest a welcome beverage on arrival.

Cash bar
Each guest pays for what they require from the bar.

Bar tab
There are a few options here, you can limit the type of drinks available and/or the value on the tab.

Drink vouchers
If you wish to offer your guests a certain number of drinks we can exchange drinks for vouchers.

Subsidised bar
For a part bar tab, part cash bar e.g. bar tab $4 per drink, the guest pays the difference.

Allergens and dietary needs

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We can cater to most dietary needs. Our menus will highlight some allergen information however please discuss with the team if you have any special needs. Our kitchen uses wheat/milk/eggs/fish/crustacean/tree nuts/peanuts/soy and while every effort will be taken to avoid cross contamination it is possible traces will be present.

Wedding Venue Location

No.5 Cafe & Larder
248 State Highway 51, Mangatertere, Hastings, Hawkes Bay 4180,
New Zealand


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Contact Less Ordering

We are here to take the stress and concerns away.

To help with covid concerns, we have recently enabled contactless ordering.

You can now arrive and sit at any of our tables inside or out and order through an app on your phone.

We will then deliver your order to the table. The App even takes care of payment.

We still need to check your My Vaccine Pass, this can be done through the main entrance or at our Pro Shop.

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