The Botanic Gardens is well known as a location for weddings and ceremonies as it provides the perfect backdrop and a luxurious and lush ambience. Why not enquire about holding your reception or party at the Botanic Gardens Restaurant/Cafe?
We can tailor food and beverage packages to suit any sized occasion and look forward to helping you make your event memorable.
Set in the heart of the world famous Flecker Botanic Gardens, Botanic Gardens Restaurant is renowned for its superb location, atmosphere and of course fine food & service.
Creating a magical setting as the foundation for a perfect wedding or a private dinner, we have successfully achieved a balance of ambience, privacy and romance.
Your host, Kimara Timms, who is a qualified chef, and her professional team draw on her own personal experience and knowledge to help plan the perfect function from a wedding reception, private dinner, surprise birthday party, anniversaries, funerals, corporate meetings, cocktail party, fundraiser and catering. Or why not choose from our theme functions.
High Tea, Chill Factor, Spiced Nights or even a Black Tie Event.
Kimara knows that flexibility and attention to detail makes a function run smoothly. For complete confidence that your event will be just perfect a a visit to discuss your plans is essentials.
The courtyard garden area is the ideal setting for a more informal gathering or for your guests to enjoy pre-dinner drinks, before moving into the undercover restaurant, surrounded by lush tropical gardens (seating for up to 110 guests)
50 guests min, 180 guests max for stand-up function
Mini Filos (Creamy Chicken, Spinach & Mushroom)
Homemade Spicy Meat Balls
Assorted Vegetarian Quiches (Tomato Feta Basil, Asparagus Blue Cheese, Mushroom & Chives)
Steamed Cuttle Fish Balls with Nam Jim Sauce
Old-fashioned Toothpicks filled with Chef’s Delights
Cherry Tomatos filled with Pesto
Mini Melbas with Chicken Liver Pate
Turkey, Cranberry & Avocado Pinwheel
Smoked Salmon Blinis
Mini Prawn Cups Cocktail Style
(Tea & Coffee included)
3 Assorted Dips (Fetta Pesto, Tapenade Kalamata, Herbed Tuna Mayo) served with Vegetables and Croutes
Vietnamese Chicken Rice Paper Rolls with Chilli Soy Dipping Sauce (Chicken, Asian Veggies wrapped in rice paper)
Tasmanian Fresh Oysters shucked and topped with Salmon Caviar OR Bloody Marry Oyster Shots
Mini Bruschetta (Vine ripened Tomatos, fresh Basil)
Vegetarian Frittata served with minted Yoghurt Dressing (Seasonal Veggies herbed and baked, chilled)
Blinis with Salami & Garlic Aioli (Mildly spiced Salami folded with garlic aioli on blinis)
Botanic Gardens Spicy Beef Meat Balls
Mini Chicken Filo (Creamy Chicken, Mushroom & Spinach)
Seared Tasmanian Lime Scallops (Marinated in lime, white wine & fine herbs)
Baby Filet Mignons with Béarnaise Sauce (Seared Tableland Eye Fillet wrapped in Bacon)
Spinach, Mushroom & Ricotta Parcels topped with fruit chutney (Creamy Mixture baked in puff pastry)
Soup – Chef’s Choice served with oven baked dinner roll
Moroccan Carrot Salad with green olives and fresh mint from our own herb garden
Tiger Prawn Salad with avocado salsa on crisp salad greens with our own spicy lime dressing
Tasmanian Oyster Trio – spicy tomato salsa, natural, thai style
Pan Seared Chicken Tenderloin in a creamy seeded mustard sauce on rice pilaf
Pesto Lamb Cutlet oven baked on root vegetables
The Main Fair
Sweet Potato and Sage Risotto topped with shaved parmesan
Cajun Reef Fish oven baked with cucumber greek style yoghurt
Chicken Breast pocketed with camembert wrapped in bacon
Tableland Beef Fillet rare roasted with a pepper glaze
Corned Beef slow cooked served with white parsley sauce
Satay Pork Medallions grilled then splashed with Satay Sauce
All Mains are served with fresh Tablelands vegetables…
Kimmy’s famous Kaffir Lime Tart
Steamed Chocolate & Macadamia Pudding drizzled with Bailey’s Irish Cream
Botanic Gardens Cheese Plate – a selection of Tasmanian cheeses served with bakers chips
Botanic Gardens Fruit Plate served with a variety of seasonal fruits
Canape Selection 1 – $ 45 per person
Canape Selection 2 – $ 75 per person
Pre-selected from menu choices (Alternate Plate Drop applies to all meals except Bridal table)
All Costings include: Venue Hire (exclusive use), Staff, Linen Tablecloths & Napkins, Personalized Menus