Host your year-end event at
Join us for a breakfast, lunch or dinner event and let us delight your colleagues.
If you’re planning your year-end event, you have found the perfect venue to treat your team after a busy year.
Sanctuary Mandela, once the home of Madiba, is a one-of-a-kind boutique hotel with 9 curated rooms, 2 meeting rooms, bar area and the contemporary Insights restaurant. In memory of Mandela’s love for food, our dining restaurant serves his favourite dishes as previously (and currently) prepared by his long-time personal chef, Xoliswa Ndoyiya. Our event team is ready to assist to ensure a memorable event at Sanctuary Mandela.
- PLEASE NOTE: A minimum of 8 guests is required. A maximum of 35 guests can be accommodated. Discounts not stackable. A venue hire fee will apply for exclusive use. Special offers (add-on discounts) are available for events held between 01 November 2022 and 31 January 2023. Please contact for us more details.
Choose what time of day you would like to hold your event:
08h00 – 12h00
TABLE BREAKFAST (Arrival - 08h00)
A selection of fresh seasonal fruits
Apricot jam, mature cheddar & butter
HOT & COLD BREAKFAST (Order on Arrival Breakfast to be served 09h00)
South African Breakfast
Scrambled eggs, cocktail boerewors, bacon, sauteed mushrooms & tomato relish
Homemade granola topped with yoghurt & seasonal berries
Complete your breakfast with a cup of Artisanal Coffee, Loose leaf Teas or fresh Juices.
08h00 – 15h00
A selection of pastries served with Coffee & Tea
Homemade Muffins & Scones (on arrival – 08h00)
Strawberry Jam, Matured Cheddar & butter
Seasonal Fruit (First Break 10h00)
Variety of Seasonal Fruit on a bamboo stick
LUNCH MENU (12h00 – 13h00)
Pan-fried kingklip, pea and grilled corn chowder, spring onion, sun-dried tomatoes & pickled baby marrow ribbons
Grilled chicken breast, grilled artichokes, black lentils stew & fried new potatoes
Trio of Sorbet
Homemade sorbets served in a brandy snap basket and berry coulis
AFTERNOON / EVENING EVENT
16h00 – 21h00
CANAPES ON ARRIVAL (16h00)
A selection of canapes served with a welcome drink on arrival
Mushroom and Samp Arancini
Butter Chicken vol-au-vents
Bobotie phyllo cigars
DINNER MENU (19h00 – 21h00)
Creamy feta, basil pesto & crispy sage served with a spicy Arrabiata sauce
Roasted Aubergine Salad
Roasted pepper, sun-dried tomatoes, butternut shavings, coriander & citrus dressing
Slow Roasted Oxtail served with roasted garlic mash, baby carrots & green beans
Oxtail was a dish cooked frequently in the home and shared with close friends
Served with coconut infused basmati rice, tomato salsa & popadam
This dish is inspired by Tata’s love for Indian cuisine
Baked Vegetable Cannelloni
Napolitana sauce, topped with fresh basil leaves & parmesan
Amarula crème anglaise, brandy snap, berry coulis & vanilla bean ice cream
Trio of Sorbet
Homemade sorbets served in a brandy snap basket and berry compote
Choose your add-ons:
*Subject to availability
Add on a meeting in one of our state-of-the-art conference rooms
Need to tie up some lose ends before the celebrations begin. Why not conveniently do so prior to your event by booking one of our conference rooms. Both meeting rooms having been built over the site of Madiba’s study. These rooms offer a professional and inspiring environment, suited to groups of up to 16 delegates – making it the ideal place to host a board meeting, strategy session, or workshop.
Add on hotel rooms for your team
Host your year-end event at Sanctuary Mandela and get 15% off room rates for that night. Book 5 rooms or more and we will wave your exclusive use venue hiring fee.
Add on entertainment for your team
Let our events team assist you in finding the perfect background musicians for your event. With our relationships built during our Jazz Sundays events, we have a long list of options for you to choose from.