Restaurants and Venues at Pretoria NBG

There are two restaurants at the Pretoria National Botanical Garden

  • African Pride Cafe
  • Milkplum Cafe Function and Conference Centre.

Both of these can be hired for functions.

African Pride Cafe

African Pride Restaurant

African Pride Cafe is situated within the Pretoria National Botanical Garden. What makes it special is its deck that overlooks the wetland from where one can get a spectacular view of the Garden.

It can be accessed via the visitor parking area and it is therefore not necessary to pay Garden entry fees. This restaurant caters for exclusive dining, private functions, weddings, conferences, baby showers, picnic baskets, book launches, memorials, christening, year end functions, matric dance celebrations, etc.


Khuthala Hlatshwayo (Marketing Operations Manager)

Cell: 079 921 6351 Tel: 012 804 0811



Boitumelo Mosehla (Functions and Catering Manager)

Cell: 082 099 6376/ 063 157 3470 Tel: 012 804 0811



Milkplum Cafe Function and Conference Centre


Milkplum Café Conference and Function venue is situated inside the Pretoria National Botanical Garden under beautiful, big shade trees. The green lawn and tranquil waterfall provide a perfect setting for visitors to relax and enjoy a meal. Coffee, traditional home bakes and light lunches are served during the week and buffets, braaivleis and potjiekos are served on weekends.

Milkplum cafe function venue

The Cougal Room can host up to 150 guests for functions, weddings and conferences. The smaller Weavers Room serves as a chapel, restaurant and dance area. Up to 100 guests can be served in the Coffee Shop.

Weddings, small dinners, baby showers, theme evenings, product launches, wine and whiskey tasting and themed dinners and dances can be accommodated.

Cougal Venue Hire: Please contact Ebirth Adams on (012) 843 5206 or email

Weavers Room Hire:  Please contact Norica on 082 451 3484 or email

Opening Hours:

Milkplum Café is open 7 days a week. Free entrance for functions after 18h00.

Contact details

Tel: 012 804 5840/1

Function Co-ordinator: Norica: 082 451 3484


Last updated on 06 November 2015
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