We can cater for your event with traditional Chinese food including dim sum or yum char options and well as buffet meals. If you prefer European dining, we are happy to discuss options with you.

We suggest that you make a no obligation appointment to come in and view the facilities with us – there is nothing like be able to see what we can offer you.

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The Chinese Garden is an inimitable venue for weddings - its stunning landscapes, and its tranquil spaces make it the perfect place for a secluded event that's all your own. The four-metre perimeter wall encloses you and your guests in your own private sanctuary and the rest of the world seems far removed.

Contact us for more information, or if you have questions. We encourage you to make a time to come and see us and view the facilities – there is no obligation and it gives you a great of idea of what we can do for you.

Cocktail parties

The Garden offers a sophisticated, memorable setting for up to 100 people, whether for a product or company launch, a birthday celebration or an end of year work party.

Conference Opening Venue

Holding your conference registration and drinks at the Garden is an excellent way to break the ice and start your conference off with style.  Registration desks can be set up in the Reception Hall, before your delegates wander through the Garden to meet in the main courtyard for drinks and nibbles in a relaxed setting before the conference work begins.

Boardroom meetings

The Chinese Garden’s Tower Room is an ideal spot for board meetings when you need a couple of quiet hours to meet and work through heavy agendas.  It is a great location, particularly for out-of-town attendees who can park almost at the front door.  We can also cater your meeting, with either Chinese or European food, making it a stress-free day.

Intimate business lunches

The Tower Room has hosted a number of business lunches, offering a serene setting where you can discuss business over an authentic Chinese yum char.

Brainstorming sessions

Do you and your team need to find a space where you can think outside the square?  Where you can take a break to wander and contemplate?  That can be set up to suit your needs, with technology or without?  Where you can order sustenance whenever you need it? The Chinese Garden has just this sort of space.

Christmas parties

Christmas is a great time of year to hold a party in the Garden - the weather is usually good, but even if it's not (this is Dunedin…) there are indoor spaces and covered walkways so your party can continue whatever the weather. We can make it a family-friendly occasion, with activities to keep the children amused while the adults unwind.  A buffet means your guests can circulate in an informal and relaxed setting.

Team building

The Chinese Garden is a perfect location for team building events and we can tailor activities to suit your group.

Image - Lion Statue at Dunedin Chinese Garden