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Venue Review: The Inanda Polo Club, Johannesburg

21 Jul

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Venues in Focus blog series has yet again found an events venue worth the fuss for your next events planning idea, in Johannesburg

Inanda Polo Club is a hidden gem, that offers privacy and tranquillity. It is located at the heart of Sandton, and situated on hectares of lush country estate.

1 Forrest Road, Inanda, Sandton

Cocktail event 600 PAX, plated dinner 400 PAX, and cinema style 750 PAX

Dining/ seating style
Flexible, venue big enough to accommodate any seating style

Flexible, and versatile


Large, and secure

The venue requires a big budget

Power facilities
3Phase, no generator supplied on site

Does the venue allow open fire or gas inside or outside?
Gas allowed inside, and open fire outside

Liquor license

Noise restrictions
Lower decibel after 10PM and 12PM, and move guests inside

Bathroom facilities
1 Male 5 cubicles, and 1 Female 5 cubicles
Cleaning, Service, Security
Supplied at a charge

Is the venue good for entertainment?
Yes, there are so many great areas to showcase performers

What are the kitchens facilities like?
Ample space is provided. You have to use their in-house caterers called “”By Word of Mouth”. They offer great service and variety in their catering presentation

Are there any difficulties with this venue?
The room has windows above the doors, so if you are doing a presentation during the day, draping will be required

Are there any logistical complications?

The Fun Stuff…

What do you love the most about this venue?

The size, location, service staff, catering, country estate. It’s fairly new, and with recent development renovations

What kind of event suits it best?
Cocktail events, gala dinners, year-end functions, award ceremonies, conferences.

How would you describe the venue to potential clients to sell it to them?
The venue is very central and easily accessible to the Gautrain. It offers great outdoor scenery for day functions and views. It’s a blank canvas in terms of décor, especially because there are no height restrictions due to its beautiful high ceilings

What is your favourite event you’ve held here? Why?

We have only hosted one event there, a road show for Old Mutual Corporate. It was for 250 pax, cabaret seating. The Venue was perfect for the amount of guests as well as the type of event