Weddings at Mudbrick
We offer a beautiful environment with spectacular sea views and mature formal gardens. Our buildings are constructed of hand-hewn mudbrick, which bears a timeless yet upmarket quality enriching your special day.
Take a peek at our online gallery of wedding photos here.
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The Best of New Zealand’s Food and Wine
Your wedding dinner will not just be a meal! It will be remembered, commented on and appreciated as the stunning work of art that each plate is, delighting each guest as it is presented. Our chefs have received worldwide acclaim, Mudbrick has an international reputation for both it’s food, wine and indeed, it’s environment.
Browse our menus on this site. We specialise in menus which give maximum choice, and many guests comment they feel as if they are dining ‘a la carte’, even though they are at a large function. This is because we provide options like an a la carte menu, and guests have an intimate dining experience that only very experienced and creative chefs can provide. Superior ambiance and waiting staff ensure that your day will run smoothly as well as looking beautiful.
Our Dedicated Wedding Team
At Mudbrick we have the benefit of experience and have developed systems to ensure your wedding runs seamlessly and has the air of simplicity that only experienced staff can provide
If you are interested in securing Mudbrick for your special day, we can pencil you in on a date which will be held for a maximum of one week while you come to a decision.
Email Beccy at email@example.com to get the conversation started about having a wedding at Mudbrick.
When you decide to go ahead and book the venue, to secure your chosen date and time, we require a non-refundable deposit to confirm a booking.
This information gives many answers to commonly asked questions. However, there is nothing like a personal meeting to ask all those other questions that are relevant to yourselves and your own wedding requirements
Our weddings start from $150 per person, inclusive of all food and beverages. At Mudbrick we charge you for food and beverage consumed by yourselves and your guests, plus a ceremony venue hire fee. In the busy months we have a minimum spend required, at quieter times of the year we offer special packages.
Give us a call to discuss your desired date and number of guests, and we can give you quite a good idea from experience, how much it is likely to cost. Most people are surprised at how reasonable Mudbrick tends to be, as there are so many benefits and synergies.
On Island Services
We recommend a collective of highly professional support services to provide all your additional requirements such as florists, transport, music and the like. It’s easy to organise your wedding with us as our dedicated Wedding Co-ordinator (free of charge) liaises with you during the entire planning process – we are only a phone call or email away and we help you throughout all stages.
Dates, Days and Times
Weddings normally occur in the evenings. We have a liquor license until 1am and we can accommodate approximately 126 guests, including a bridal table. Mudbrick is open year round, 7 days a week.
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Site Visits and Virtual Tours
When you visit us to view the venue and talk through any questions you may have, we will meet you on-site, show you around our stunning venue. Once you’ve had a chance to take it all in we can sit down and talk through your specific requirements and queries.
This works the very same way for our Virtual Tours ~ our experienced wedding coordinator Beccy will be able to ”show you around”, answering any questions you may have along the way. These tours can be done via Whatsapp, Skype or Zoom and will take around half an hour to an hour, depending on how much you’d like to see.
Mudbrick is a lovely location for a wedding or special function. We do hope you enjoy looking around upon your visit.
BOOK A VIRTUAL TOUR OR REQUEST FURTHER INFORMATION
To request further information, or to book a virtual tour with our weddings team, please fill out the form below:
Your wedding at Mudbrick can be catered for any time of year; the seasonality of a vineyard displays the most interesting of backdrops for photographs – from stunning canes and crisp winter light in June, new buds in spring, lush green foliage in summer, and probably the most striking, the vibrant red and orange leaves of autumn around May.
We have both an outdoor and indoor ceremony option – a stunning outdoor site or an ambient intimate indoor experience. Your guests will have the most spectacular sea views throughout the wedding dinner overlooking Waiheke’s rolling vineyards and Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf. The restaurant has French doors that completely peel back and a roof that opens to the stars. We have the structure and solidity that a tent or marquee cannot provide. A 1.5 metre vintage Parisian chandelier is suspended over the dance floor with it’s own open fireplace. You will feel transported into a different world and your guests will leave with a lifelong memory – Mudbrick is indeed a stunning environment for a wedding celebration, even simply considering Mudbrick as a wedding venue is an enjoyable experience! Browse our photo gallery, read our testimonials and consider which month you think looks prettiest at Mudbrick.
Stay at Mudbrick
Accommodation for your Wedding
The Vintage Cottage is an ideal location to get ready before a wedding or have close family stay at. It is only a 5 minute drive from Mudbrick and is in easy walking distance of the main village Oneroa.
Accommodation for your Honeymoon
The Owners Retreat is an idyllic cottage on a private beach at the eastern end of the island, a 45 minute drive from Mudbrick and can accommodate 2 to 3 couples. It is the perfect location to start your honeymoon.
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