Where To Host A Baby Shower In Joburg


Baby showers are a great way for friends to celebrate a mom-to-be and shower her with love, advice and gifts. Planning and prepping for a baby shower though can be a handful as there’s so much to consider. There’s the choice to either have it at home where you’ll have more control over the event, food and games – or having it at a beautiful venue, where everything is taken care of for you. If you prefer the second option, then check out these places to host a shower.


Bambanani specialises in crafting unforgettable party celebrations for your closest loved ones, featuring exquisitely designed themed packages with Bambanani’s signature touch. Located on 7th Avenue in Melville, it offers a relaxed ambiance coupled with exceptional service. Child-minders are on hand, ensuring a delightful experience for the little ones with a plethora of engaging activities. The menu is extensive, offering options such as personalised platters or selections from the à la carte menu. Every package is customised to cater to your unique requirements, encompassing venue rental as well.

Details: | Tel: 011 482 2900 | Email: | 85 4th Avenue, Melville.

Crystal Rose Lodge and Spa

Planning a baby shower can be quite a task, and that’s why their team is here to lend a helping hand. Their baby shower package encompasses full access to their refined venue, complete with cosy seating, a quality sound system, and ample room for games and activities. Additionally, they will take care of the setup and décor, providing elegant table settings, eye-catching centerpieces, and themed decorations to infuse the space with a joyous spirit.

Details: | Tel: 010 595 0225 | Email: | 85 Michael Road, on N14 Rustenburg/Ventersdrop RD, Oak Tree AH, Cradle of Humankind.

Gabriellas’s Tea Room

Nestled in the heart of Parktown North, this delightful venue is ideal for an outdoor garden event, complete with a warming fireplace for chillier occasions. Choose from an array of catering options, including delectable platters, a beautifully presented plated lunch, or a classic high tea menu featuring an array of freshly baked treats, savoury delights, crisp fruits, delicate sandwiches, and steaming hot beverages. This hidden gem promises a memorable experience.

Details: | Tel: 076 386 5578 | Email: | 43 7th Avenue Parktown North.

The Secret Garden

For a beautiful country escape in the heart of busy Fourways, The Secret Garden at Norscot Manor is a lovely option if you’re looking to enjoy some sunshine and a decadent baby shower high tea while the kids blow off some steam at the on-site play area. This destination specialises in hosting bridal showers, baby showers, high teas, picnics and more, so you know you’re celebration will be in good hands! To fins out more about this amazing spot, click here to read our review.

Details: | Tel: 010 880 8604 | Email: | 16B Penguin Drive, Norscot Manor, Fourways, Johannesburg.

Miss Grace Country Food House

If you know mom-to-be prefers to be outdoors, enjoying the warm sunny weather, this has to be the perfect place. Miss Grace Country Food House is a charming, country-style eatery surrounded by tranquil rose gardens and an abundance of bird life. Everyone gets to enjoy the relaxing countryside garden, while showering mom with presents and the kids get to enjoy the restaurant playground. They’re open Monday to Sunday via bookings only!

Details: | Tel: 082 505 0790 | Email: | Plot 152, R550 Kliprivier Road, Eikenhof, Johannesburg.

Little Forest Guesthouse

This is the perfect venue for a small, intimate shower of less than 12 people. It has the added bonus of allowing you to bring in your own food and decor – meaning you can do something as budget friendly or extravagant as you wish. Little Forest Guesthouse is in the heart of Parkhurst and abounds with trees, natural rocks, ponds, and plenty of bird life – it really does look like a little forest! The friendly owner and staff will happily work around your needs to set up a space that you and your guests will love.

Details: | Tel: 084 503 8979 | Email: | 41 5th Street, Parkhurst, Johannesburg.

Black Olive Weddings & Events

If you’re looking for a classy, elegant, upmarket, exclusive private function venue – this is it: Black Olive Weddings & Events. All you have to do is make sure that you make a booking, sit back and relax. Their services include in-house event and décor experts who will take care of all your party décor, floral, catering and entertainment needs. They’ve also got professional waiters, a buffet, high tea and floating cocktail menus available.

Details: | Tel: 010 005 5513 | Email: | 26 Majuba Avenue, Quellerina, Johannesburg.

Trés Jolie

Located in Ruimsig, between Honeydew and Muldersdrift, you’ll find the lovely destination of Trés Jolie. Host the impending arrival of a bundle of joy in their picturesque, manicured, and tranquil gardens; or in the newly decorated courtyard; or a semi-private dining room. Their dedication and attention to detail will ensure a fantastic experience and celebration. They have a fully licensed restaurant has a play area to keep the little ones entertained for hours while you celebrate a new little loves soon-to-be grand entrance into the world.

Details: | Tel: 087 148 3827 or 060 618 1255 or 072 851 4269 | Email: | Plot 22, Peter Road, Ruimsig, Johannesburg.


Offering a beautiful escape from the rush of the city, Buitengeluk in Broadacres is a Cape Dutch inspire hidden gem that offers the perfect spot for a baby shower. The venue has many exquisite features that’s sure to make the ideal backdrop, including two fires places; high rise windows and doors that flow out into the manicured gardens. You’ll get a sense of travelling back in time with their collection of paintings, vintage chairs and other periodical finishing touches. The restaurant is open Wednesday to Sunday offering light meals in the gardens or inside! And, if you’re looking for a unique setting for this special celebration, their Glass House in the middle of their lush gardens is the perfect spot for small functions, kitchen teas and baby showers.

Details: | Tel: 011 540 1556 | Email: | Broadacres Lifestyle Centre, corner Valley Road and Cedar Road, Fourways, Johannesburg.

KCC La Vie en Rose

Looking for something in a hidden nook of the city, away from all the rush and chaos of every day living? Then be sure to plan a special surprise baby shower at KCC La Vie en Rose in Killarney. This lovely destination has created a beautiful space – happy, calm and exclusive – where you can host the perfect celebration in a secret garden. There’s a selection of menus to choose from, including a delightful high tea, canapés, a la carte, and even buffets. They’ll ensure this stork party is perfect from start to finish.

Details: | Tel: 011 268 6144 | Email: | 60 Fifth Street, Lower Houghton, Johannesburg.

Fairway Spa

While you are spoiling the future mom, might as well round up the girls too and head to Fairway Spa for a luxurious treat that everyone will love. Here, you and your girls get to enjoy an eight seater Jacuzzi, a Rasul chamber, flotation tank, steam rooms, body and nail treatments too. This is the perfect way to pamper and spoil the mom-to-be while also nourishing your mind, body and spirit.Talk about an indulgent and relaxing baby shower!

Details: | Tel: 011 478 8020 | Email: | The Fairway Hotel, Spa and Golf Resort Setperk Street, Randpark (Randpark Golf Club), Randburg, Johannesburg.

The Fat Olive

Surprise mom-to-be with the tranquility of the countryside. Plus, you can bring the whole family too. While the grown-ups are enjoying gourmet cuisine on the deck, children can enjoy canoe rides and onsite children’s entertainment such as jumping castles and water slides. It’s something different; not only for the new mommy but for everyone to enjoy. Click here to find out more about this destination.

Details: | Tel: 010 054 9899 | Email: | Stornoway Lodge, R512 Pelindaba Road, Lanseria

Goddess Café

If you’re looking to host an intimate party, look no further! Joburg’s most pink, “Instagrammable” coffee shop is now offering party and function platters and décor! Their offerings include; lunch lunches, harvest tables, high teas and brunches to name but a few. Browse though their menus here. The floral café currently has four locations in and around Joburg. Visit their website to see which store best caters to your needs!

Details: | Tel: 012 534 3554 | Email: | 44 1st Ave, Linden, Johannesburg, 2194

Nice on 4th

Nice on 4th, is one of Joburg’s most popular breakfast and lunch spots on 4th Avenue in Parkhurst. But, did you know that you could book your baby shower here? The venue is already filled with plants and charming décor which makes decorating and planning so much easier! Booking ahead of time is recommended. If your party is bigger than 15 guests, they offer menu options perfect for breakfast, a tea party and lunch.

Details: | Tel: 011 788 6286 | Email: | 37 4th Ave, Parkhurst, Sandton, 2193

The Garden Venue

The award-winning venue specialises in much more than weddings, they also cater to smaller and intimate functions and parties. All event spaces are surrounded by lavishly landscaped gardens and punctuated by multiple water features and flowing ponds. Located in North Riding,The Garden Venue coordinators are ready to help you throw the perfect baby shower!

Details: Tel: 011 795 0000 | Email: | 308 Boundary Road, North Riding AH, Randburg, Johannesburg.

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