Kiddies Parties @ The Thatch Café

We offer everything to make your child's next birthday a memorable one

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Venue Booking Enquiries

The Thatch Café offers "Venue Catering" and "Self-Catering" options. Choose one below to enquire about a booking.

*Venue Catering*

This option is to enquire about booking the Thatch Café for a kiddies party where all catering is handled exclusively by the venue. You will not be permitted to bring you own picnic basket, food or drinks. A successful booking secures the venue for the whole day.

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*Self-Catering*

This option is to enquire about booking the Thatch Café for a kiddies party where all catering is handled by the parents. You are permitted to bring you own picnic basket, food or drinks and the cafe will still be available for further orders.

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For any questions or queries call us on 011 957 0349 / 0106 / 0109 or send an e-mail to info@rhinolion.co.za.

Alternate Venue - Children's Play Park Restaurant

If you prefer to book the Rhino & Lion Nature's Reserve's Play Park Restaurant to host your Kids Party, follow the link below.

Take me to the Play Park Kiddies Party Venue 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) - Kids Parties

Q: Can we set up before the party?
A: You may setup on the day of the event depending on your party package. Self Catering Parties Setup half an hour before and Catered Party packages any time from 08:00 AM, but not before.
Q: Can we provide our own decor? 
 A: Yes, you may, but please ensure that you remove the decor before leaving the venue according to the time slots allocated.
Q: Can we provide our own cake? 
 A: Yes, you may at Venue Catering or Self-Catering parties.
Q: Do we have to choose any of the catering / food options on the booking enquiry form? 
A: No, none of the catering / food options are compulsory.
Q: Can we order from the Thatch Café menu on the day of the party? 
A: Yes, you may. 
Q: Can I bring my own food and refreshments? 
A: Not for Catered Parties, own food and refreshments are not allowed. These will be provided exclusively by the venue. Self Catering Parties may provide their own food only, drinks and refreshments have to be acquired from the venue. 
Q: Can we hold exclusive Kiddies parties? 
A: Unfortunately your party, although the section that you’ve booked is exclusive for your use, is hosted in a public area with other parties and you should take note that other parties may view and make use of your props & additions for example jumping castles, water slides, super hero’s etc. that you might choose to hire or provide for your children’s enjoyment. 
Q: Is there a time limit on the party? 
 A: Not for Catered Parties, your party may start at 08h00 up to 16h30 where after you need to vacate the area in order for the staff to clean up. Self Catering Parties do have time limits, the slots are from 09h00 - 12h00 and 13h00 - 16h00.
Q: I'm not sure how many people will come - can I change the number of attendees after booking? 
A: Yes, you may, but please note that we can only accept changes up until 5 (five) days before the event. Thereafter no changes will be accepted. Party packages are structured from 1 – 36 and 40 – 80. If you exceed these numbers you will have to pay the relevant applicable fees.
Q: Can I request a refund for the people who didn't pitch for the event? 
A: No. It is the responsibility of the booking party to ensure that we have the right specifications correct information and quantity of guests.  
Q: Do I have to enter the Rhino & Lion Nature Reserve to do bike rides at the Thatch Café – do I therefore have to pay an admission fee? 
 A: No – the Thatch Café is on the Rhino & Lion Nature Reserve premises but you can enter the Thatch Café without having to pay the entry fees to the Reserve.

Sample Menus

See below samples of the Thatch Café Menus you can use to order on the day of the event.

Food Menu

Drinks Menu

Thatch Café Venue Gallery