The end of the year is fast approaching! Whether you decide to go for a delicious dining experience at a top restaurant or put your colleagues to the test with a fun team building experience, Mogale City offers a variety of end of the year celebration venues.

Conveniently situated an hour from Pretoria and Johannesburg, our city is an ideal place for year-end functions away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Mogale City tourism and hospitality offers peaceful surroundings with a range of indoor and outdoor activities and diverse dining scenes to close off the year.

Here are top five end of year venues:

Carnivore restaurant and Misty Hills
This popular, award-winning internationally renowned Carnivore restaurant boats a delectable game and domestic meat dishes to choose from and an extensive wine cellar as well as five different desserts and a choice of coffees to complement your meal. The restaurant is situated around a huge open fire, surrounded by 52 Masaai tribal spears holding 10 different types of meat such as pork, lamb, beef and chicken, ribs as well as sausages and for the more adventurous, meats such as crocodile, zebra, giraffe, impala and ostrich. This restaurant can cater up to 500 delegates for a year-end function.

Located on the same property is the Misty Hills Country Hotel, which is set in the heart of the Kromdraai Valley and a stone throw away from the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site. This venue offers facilities ideal for that special and well-deserved year-end function.

69 Drift Boulevard
Muldersdrift Estate
Tel: 011 950 6000

Book your end-year function at this beautiful, private venue. Located within the Khatlhampi Private Reserve, Nirox comprises an artists’ residency, studios and workshops, a sculpture park, picnic and private function venues. Distinguishing cuisine, design and entertainment are cornerstones of contemporary arts and culture. There is a restaurant and chefs’ kitchen on the property and, depending on the style of the end-year function, picnic baskets or themed lunches on tables are prepared near the river. This is a truly unique venue that will suit any end-year function.

24 Kromdraai Road
Tel: 082 854 6963

Maropeng, the Cradle of Humankind Visitor Centre
Maropeng is an ideal venue to unwind and get into the festive spirit with your co-workers. You can enjoy drinks on the deck which boasts the best views in Gauteng. You might be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of the game roaming the property next door. Maropeng has also put together a fantastic range of delicious menus for special year-end functions.

R563 Hekpoort Road
Tel: 014 577 9000

Tres Jolie – Honeydew
Tres Jolie offers you an intimate courtyard venue which is beautiful and perfect for an end-year dinner and complete with a dance floor for you to dance the night away. The venue is a blank canvas for you to decorate and create whatever theme you desire! Take your pick from the Courtyard venue with its beautiful exposed beams, antique paint effects, wrought-iron candle chandeliers and rock-clad fireplace for your year-end company dinner or book the Fountain Court if you have a larger party (up to 200 delegates).

Plot 22 Peter Road
Ruimsig (between Honeydew & Muldersdrift)
Tel: 011 026 0153

Valley Lodge
Valley Lodge & Spa, an award-winning four-star hotel nestled in the historic Magaliesberg valley, offers a glorious blend of time-honoured traditions and modern hospitality. The professional and welcoming staff, and the grounds – interlaced with rivers and streams, indigenous vegetation and abundant animal and bird life – make this peaceful spot the ideal escape for any occasion.

13 Jennings Street
Tel: 014 577 1301