The end of the year is almost here and with it comes a panoply of reasons to celebrate. Venues across the city are filling up faster than you can say “party time” which is why we suggest you lock in one of the following spots sooner rather than later.
James: One of the only spaces in Auckland truly dedicated to private dining, its high ceilings, sheer drapes and chandeliers create the ideal canvas for your bespoke event. Entertainment choices are welcome, with the option to make use of the resident grand piano. Award-winning caterers Mint Kitchen provide a wide range of menus from canapés and fork food to plated dinners and late suppers. Complimentary parking is available in evenings.
Suitable for: up to 35 seated for lunch, 70 for dinner and up to 130 for a cocktail and canapé event.
Woodpecker Hill: A sumptuous space that sings of the masculine woodiness of its barbecue-inspired offerings, this Parnell stalwart is a firm favourite for great gatherings and mouth-watering fare. The sensuous den, reminiscent of a lumberjack’s log cabin features a raised checkered, upholstered booth so that you and your entourage may eat, drink and be merry in seclusion without missing out on the lively atmosphere.
Suitable for: Up to 16 guests
Gerome: The beautifully considered interior of this Parnell restaurant exudes luxury and understated elegance. Shades of blue and grey executed in sumptuous fabric, give Gerome a gravitas that lends itself perfectly to private, special occasions. Boasting delicious Greek fare and an eye-catching bar, serving our favourite beverages, this inviting, contemporary venue can accommodate small to medium groups in its intimate private dining room.
Suitable for: Up to 20 guests can be seated around the table in Gerome’s private dining room.
Cibo: Cibo is renowned for its outstanding service, expertly crafted dishes and elegant interiors, positioning it beautifully as a go-to for any kind of bespoke affair. The reliable staff at this Parnell restaurant are ready to tailor the venue’s private spaces for a variety of events.
Suitable for: From intimate dinners to large parties and anything in between, Cibo can accommodate small groups of 8 to a maximum of 160 guests.
The White Room: Newly opened The White Room is the height of sophistication. Perfect for events, corporates and parties. This new Auckland event space that will soon have a large waiting list…
Suitable for: Varies depending on the type of event. Please contact directly.
If for some reason these don’t quite meet your needs, we’re sure one of Parnell’s other fabulous venues will? You can check out our full ‘venue’ category list here .
Happy party planning.