Nooitgedacht Estate is a family owned and managed historical Cape Dutch wine estate in Stellenbosch with a homestead and outbuildings that date back to 1774. It is a perfect venue for those looking to host a corporate function or wedding in Stellenbosch. Nooitgedacht Estate boasts expansive lawns shaded by centuries old oak trees, rolling vineyards and exhibiting a truly old-world atmosphere balanced by contemporary design features. We welcome guests to experience our unique blend of historic charm, warmth and history.


Nooitgedacht Estate has specialised in exquisite, hand-crafted weddings in Stellenbosch for over 25 years. Far from the commercial, cookie-cutter wedding and event venues that try make all your wishes and dreams dovetail into their tight schedule and rule book, the Wirths and their team will always go out of their way to make your special day a personal, and meaningful one, while handling all the wedding details and logistics with the utmost professionalism. From wedding venue, catering and accommodation, wedding at Nooitgedacht Estate really takes the stress off your wedding so that you can focus on what is more important.

Nooitgedacht offers both indoor and outdoor venues that make for picture perfect wedding images. The cellar venue with its rustic atmosphere is used for indoor weddings and accommodates anything from 120-300 guests, while those looking for garden wedding venues have use of our pristine lawns.


Our spacious, well-equipped facilities and luxurious setting make our estate the perfect corporate function venue for your next corporate event in Stellenbosch. Whether you choose to use the function hall with its own bar area or opt for one of the numerous outdoor areas we have available, you can count on great service and secure parking for you and your guests.

We have hosted all manner of events to date – from Coca-Cola Mexico’s World Cup bash, to focused trade shows, product and business launches, bosberaads & training seminars. We will gladly accommodate any special requests you may have, you can rest assured that our flexible, client-centric management & service staff will ensure that everything is planned to the finest detail, and executed with aplomb.

As we will only ever have one function or event at a time at Nooitgedacht, you can count on our personalized assistance & exclusivity. You can dress the venue up as you please and take full advantage of the fact that there’s no one else to worry about for miles around.


It’s time to turn off your laptop, shake off the office shackles and escape for a well-deserved year end party. But maybe you’re tired of playing it safe – you’ve worked so hard and a simple restaurant reservation just won’t cut it this year.

If you are in the mood for something a little different, consider a winelands corporate function venue that gives you options. At Nooitgedacht Estate, we offer spacious, well-equipped venues that are perfect for you and your employees. Whether you are looking for a large function hall or an intimate outdoor garden area, we offer you plenty of space and secure parking – 500 vehicles to be exact.


Our venue hall can seat up to 450 guests and we will decorate it to your specifications. For the wine lovers among us, the original cellar venue with its rustic atmosphere can accommodate 120 – 260 guests with a dance floor and 300 guests without. With the right décor, we can transform this space into something immaculate.

For lovers of the outdoors (weather permitting) we can set up a marquee or Bedouin tent on our immaculate and expansive lawns. Whatever you choose, you are not far from our expansive gardens that offer ample outdoor opportunities to entertain in grand style.

We can organize a more private space for smaller parties – be it under the trees on our lawns or under the protection of a Bedouin tent. Whatever your requirements and size, Nooitgedacht Estate has something to offer you.

021 865 2407 |  functions@nooitestate,co,za |

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