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Christchurch Wedding & Dinner Venue
The Tea House has beautiful grounds with a unique water feature making it the perfect location for weddings, dinner events and functions. Beautifully restored Edwardian character stand-alone venue with a pond. Maximum capacity of up to 100 people.
Constructed to mark the 50th anniversary of the Canterbury Jockey Club, the Tea House was erected as a place for women to enjoy racedays. This was 10 years after women were given the right to vote in New Zealand but females were still not allowed in the Stewards Stand at the time. Like a phoenix rising from the ashes Restoration of the Tea House in all its former glory was completed in October 2008 with its official opening on the 3rd of December 2008.
"We would love to say a big thank you to Riccarton Park. Our whole experience working with you both was very positive & thank you for your prompt responses to our questions & making yourselves available when needed - much appreciated.
Te Pania, 2020
"It (the Tea House) dressed up so nicely with our decorations and it was anything and everything we could have wanted or needed in a venue at a great price. The staff were so helpful and always responded quickly. I'm still recommending the tea house to fu
Anita Stewart, 2018
Venue hire includes:
Complete room set-up
Professional service staff supplied
Beautiful Wedding Ceremony area
All cleaning covered
Linen & Serviettes
Crockery & glassware
Bridal table & Cake table
Quiet, park-like surroundings
Spacious, attractive gardens
Good natural light in venues
Committed catering staff and tailored menus to suit
Free car parking
15 minutes from the central city
8 minutes to the Christchurch international airport